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  • The Ancient Sand Dunes Of Lake Hitchcock In Windsor

    The Ancient Sand Dunes Of Lake Hitchcock In Windsor
    This is one of the stranger sights you will ever see traveling through the state's inland landscape. One moment you're walking along a path among towering oaks, past dried-up vernal pools and across a forest floor filled with ferns. And then you pass...
  • Guilford's Timberland, With 15 Miles Of Trails, Lakes And Streams, Is Worth A Visit

    Guilford's Timberland, With 15 Miles Of Trails, Lakes And Streams, Is Worth A Visit
    While exploring the Timberland preserve, I stepped into a muddy bank and sank. I heard a few "plops" as the amphibians fled into the water. But then I stared down into a pair of bulging eyes on one of the biggest – and bravest - bullfrogs I had ever...
  • Embrace your dark side at The Devil's Carnival on July 20

    Embrace your dark side at The Devil's Carnival on July 20
    This Friday, The Devil’s Carnival, the newest project from Darren Lynn Bousma (director of Saw II, Saw III, and Saw IV) is coming to Manchester. Described vividly as “Tales from the Crypt meets the anti-Glee”, The Devil’s...
  • At Comstock Covered Bridge, Something New Preserves The Good Old Days

    Can you ever truly go home again? Can what was once old become new again while remaining the same? I had been dreading going home again — returning to the Old Comstock Bridge — a piece of my past that has always been a gateway to my childhood...
  • The Ghost Bridges Of Mansfield Hollow

    The Ghost Bridges Of Mansfield Hollow
    It's almost that time of year to gather around the ol' campfire and tell the tale of the ghost bridges of Mansfield Hollow. What? You've never heard about the ghost bridges of Mansfield Hollow? How, on nights of the full moon, you can hear them...
  • Film of Christopher Plummer in "The Tempest" at SSF Set For Connecticut

    Film of Christopher Plummer in "The Tempest" at SSF Set For Connecticut
    Hartford Stage 's current production of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest" starring Daniel Davis not enough sturm und drang for you? Even knowing Olympia Dukakis is doing the show this summer at Shakespeare & Company in the Berkshires? Then check out...
  • In Bristol, A Place Where Time Stands Still

    Bristol, I owe you an apology. I knew you were home to ESPN, Lake Compounce and Little League championships, and at one time you were the capital of the clock-making world. But I didn't know you were also a place where a visitor can be totally...
  • RUNNING AROUND CT BLOG: Manchester Road Race Updates

  • Loan pipeline shaken not severed

    The term "mortgage meltdown" has become so common -- on TV, in headlines and even in casual conversations -- you might assume that this is a tough time to get a mortgage. But the reality is starkly different: Mortgage money is plentiful, the majority...
  • Bluff Point Offers A Bit Of Cape Cod In Connecticut

    Bluff Point Offers A Bit Of Cape Cod In Connecticut
    I once believed that the best view of Connecticut's beaches was from the rearview mirror on the way to Cape Cod. That's not meant to be an insult (my wife calls me a Cape Cod snob), I just enjoy pristine ocean beaches with only sand dunes in the...
  • 208 Manchester Court, Smithfield, VA 23430

    208 Manchester Court, Smithfield, VA 23430
    On March 5th 2010, Michael W. McPherson and Paula J. McPherson sold their home at 208 Manchester Court in Smithfield, VA, to Mr. & Mrs. Thomas J. Endrusick. The home was purchased for $366,000. Dr. Michael W. McPherson is the Superintendent of Schools...
  • Tall Pines And Spruces: 100-Year-Old Grove Is Like A Glimpse Into Past

    With the spillway of the Portland Reservoir rumbling in the background, Meshomasic State Forest expert John LeShane began talking about the history of a nearby patch of century-old Eastern white pines and Norway spruces, when he suddenly stopped. "Why...