KENT — Dr. Henry Kissinger visited to the Kent Memorial Library on Nov. 9, giving residents a chance to meet the former Secretary of State and hear more about his latest book, “Kissinger on Kissinger.”

FREE CAR WASHES: Free Car Wash for Veterans & Military Personnel will be offered for the 11th year at Swell’s Car Wash, Winsted. Washes will be available free of charge from Nov. 4-11, weather permitting. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Ve…

WASHINGTON — The Housatonic Valley Association’s Annual Auction for our Environment is set for 2 p.m. on Nov. 10, at the Washington Primary School, 11 School Street, Washington Depot. Proceeds fund HVA’s water and land conservation work across the Housatonic Valley.

TORRINGTON — Anthony Cannavo, a Winsted native and owner of the Rusty Nail bar on the corner of Greenwoods and Winsted roads in the Burrville section of Torrington, has opened the Rusty General Store next door to the bar.

LITCHFIELD — Jingle & Mingle, the Litchfield Jazz annual holiday fundraiser, is set for Dec. 7 at Litchfield Community Center. The event supports Litchfield Jazz Camp need-based scholarships. A total of $50,000 in scholarships was awarded to students for the 2019 summer camp.

What happened to Amelia Earhart? That question has been asked countless times over the 82 years since she disappeared on July 2, 1937 on the third-to-last leg of her planned flight around the world. We’ve had a pretty good idea of what happened for a long time but no conclusive proof, and th…

The history of superstition around black cats goes back thousands of years, and evidence suggests those superstitions persist.

Homicides involving family members went up 22 percent year over year, according to a report released Thursday by the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection.

MORRIS – A recent collaboration between Town Hall and the Litchfield Volunteer Ambulance helped 18 Morris employees becoming certified in CPR and AED, or automated external defibrillator use, according to a release.

LITCHFIELD — The Democratic Town Committee and the Republican Town Committee invite the public to attend the selectmen debates, set for Oct. 22 and Oct. 30. The first debate will have Democrat First Selectwoman candidate Denise Raap and Republican First Selectman Candidate John Torrant debat…

I’d like to think that I take good care of my overall health with a daily power walk, fifty sit-ups, vitamins, and avoiding foods with the evil ingredients such as high fructose corn syrup, artificial sweeteners, BHA, GMO, MSG, etc. (OK, in the interest of full disclosure, I do the sit-ups u…

WASHINGTON The 12th Annual Washington Green Cemetery Tour will be held Oct. 25, from 6:30-8:30 pm. The rain date is Sunday, Oct. 27. The Tour starts at the Gunn Historical Museum, 5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT. Parking is extremely limited. While there is no fee to attend this event, donati…

DROWSY CHAPERONE: Goshen Players will stage “The Drowsy Chaperone,” Oct. 18-19, 25-26 and Nov. 1-2 at 8 p.m., and Oct. 20, 27 and Nov. 3 at 3 p.m. Performances will be held at the Old Goshen Town Hall, 2 North Street, at the Rotary Junction of Rts 4 and 63, Goshen. Tickets are $25, visit www…