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  • Is The Bush Family Coming To Litchfield County?

    Is The Bush Family Coming To Litchfield County?
    There are many fans of George W. and Laura Bush in North Canaan, a place that's more rural, remote and Republican than most of Connecticut. Moreover, Bush family members have been known to drop by the town, where First Pal Roland W. Betts owns property....
  • READER SUBMITTED: VNA Northwest Nurse Honored By National Home Care Organization

    VNA Northwest nurse Deborah Welch, RN, was selected to represent Connecticut in the 2014 Home Care & Hospice Nurse of the Year Recognition Program conducted by the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and the Home Healthcare Nurses...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Sixth Annual Connecticut Wine Festival

    The Connecticut Wine Festival will be returning this year for its sixth year of showcasing some of Connecticut's best wines. It is a reflection on the growing popularity of Connecticut wines, which are quickly gaining a reputation as quality vintage...
  • Anderson Cooper Sells Out in the Hamptons

    SELLER: Anderson Cooper LOCATION: Quiogue, NY PRICE: $3,599,000 SIZE: 3,800 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: In April, giggle-prone CNN talking head Anderson Cooper listed one of the two creek-front houses he owns in the sleepy...
  • 'Back On Track': A Town Struggles For Revival

    'Back On Track': A Town Struggles For Revival
    Many people in North Canaan say the town is flagging badly and needs a lift. Some say sure, it has its share of problems but no more of a crisis than towns across America that struggle to revive Main Street commerce. Mary Monnier puts up "North Canaan -...
  • 'The Northeast Wants To Be A Forest'

    'The Northeast Wants To Be A Forest'
    In the years just before the Civil War, the Connecticut landscape was radically different than it is today. It was an open, agrarian landscape, a patchwork of farms with few mature trees. A farm woodlot often was little more than a cluster of young,...
  • Rain Dampens Fourth Of July Celebrations, But Weekend Will Be Sunny, Warm

    Rain Dampens Fourth Of July Celebrations, But Weekend Will Be Sunny, Warm
    Connecticut's soggy Independence Day will give way to a glorious Saturday and Sunday. Skies will be sunny, humidity will be lower and temperatures will be in the low 80s, FOX CT Meteorologist Matt Scott said. "It's going to be perfect," Scott said...
  • Tennis great Ivan Lendl asks $19.75 million for Connecticut estate

    Ivan Lendl, the former world No. 1 professional tennis player and winner of eight Grand Slam singles titles, has served up his 450-acre estate in Litchfield County, Conn., for sale at $19.75 million. The retired tennis pro purchased the land, found in...
  • Exhibit Looks At One Connecticut Town's Role in World War I

    Exhibit Looks At One Connecticut Town's Role in World War I
    It was the Great War, the First World War, the "war to end all wars," and it began 100 years ago. "Great" it was, indeed, if measured in sheer size. More than 70 million soldiers fought in it, 10 million died in it, as did 7 million civilians. Lines on...
  • Ivan Lendl Re-Lists Rural Connecticut Estate

    SELLER: Ivan Lendl LOCATION: Goshen, CT PRICE: $19,750,000 SIZE: 20,000-ish square feet, 10 bedrooms, 12 full and 3 half bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: It was via covert communique from our inside gal in Connecticut -- that would be Phatlady Sings --...
  • Why Geothermal Systems Are Heating Up

    Why Geothermal Systems Are Heating Up
    The hardwood floors, abundant light and meticulously crafted built-ins are what you notice first when walking into the Glastonbury home of Paul and Denise Reddington. But it's what's in the basement — and hidden under the lawn and inside the...
  • Rob Zombie Lists Bucolic Connecticut Country Spread

    SELLER: Rob Zombie LOCATION: Woodbury, Conn. PRICE: $2,285,000 SIZE: 4,693 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: It seems old school shock rocker turned low budget horror filmmaker Rob Zombie and his wife -- veteran video vixen, part-...