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Litchfield County

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  • October Storm Hits Connecticut

    Nov 8 Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area. About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
  • Learn the tricks of pickling, canning and freezing foods, July 14th at the Litchfield County Extension Center

    Learn the tricks of pickling, canning and freezing foods, July 14th at the Litchfield County Extension Center
    There is now a program that will help educate people the safest ways to keep their food fresh. Diane Wright Hirsch, an extension educator with the University of Connecticut, will be leading the program with three workshops: "Home Canning of Fruits and...
  • Community Table To Receive Environmental Award

    Community Table To Receive Environmental Award
    Litchfield County's celebrated Community Table, a sustainable restaurant with an intense focus on locally-sourced cuisine, will receive an award for its environmentally-friendly practices from People's Action for Clean Energy (PACE,) a Connecticut-based...
  • Fall Foliage Along New England's Back Roads

    Fall Foliage Along New England's Back Roads
    Perhaps too much attention is paid to the peak fall foliage color in New England. To begin with, identifying peak color is an art and not a science and always a bit subjective. Moreover, from one year to the next the peak can come slightly earlier or...
  • Dawn Hochsprung's Devotion To Family, Sandy Hook School Never Wavered

    Dawn Hochsprung's Devotion To Family, Sandy Hook School Never Wavered
    Dawn Hochsprung kept politics out of her professional life. But after the November election, Hochsprung, a registered Democrat, couldn't help sounding off to her Facebook friends in an exuberant post using the pseudonym "Dinna Fash," a term for "don't...
  • The Litchfield Jazz Festival Takes Place Aug. 10-12

    The Litchfield Jazz Festival Takes Place Aug. 10-12
    Summer and jazz go pretty well together, and both seem like ideal reasons to head out to the hills of Litchfield County this weekend, where top-flight players, including Saturday saxophonist Miguel Zenón (pictured), trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire, the Dirty...
  • Crime & Punishment: Director of Connecticut SPCA Charged With 62 Counts of Animal Cruelty

    Crime & Punishment: Director of Connecticut SPCA Charged With 62 Counts of Animal Cruelty
    Rufus Spearman, who police allegedly caught carrying drugs and a gun in his car, showed up for his court date at the New Haven Superior Court, where parole officers were waiting to arrest him on additional charges of violating his parole, reports the...
  • Art For Everyone: Publicly Funded Art From the New Deal Era

    Art For Everyone: Publicly Funded Art From the New Deal Era
    Art for Everyone: The Federal Art Project in Connecticut On view until Feb. 5, 2013. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury, mattatuckmuseum.org   Among certain political circles, it is holy writ that the government has never produced, never...
  • Crime and Punishment: Former Governor John Rowland being paid as a 'consultant' for physical rehabilitation company

    Crime and Punishment: Former Governor John Rowland being paid as a 'consultant' for physical rehabilitation company
    John Rowland is not a physical therapist. Yet the disgraced former governor is paid as a "consultant" by Apple Rehab, a physical rehabilitation company that happens to be owned by the husband of Lisa Wilson-Foley, the businesswoman who happens to be...
  • Sunday Alcohol Sales Approved; Malloy Will Sign Bill

    Sunday Alcohol Sales Approved; Malloy Will Sign Bill
    The Senate voted Tuesday to approve Sunday alcohol sales in supermarkets and package stores, leaving Indiana as the only state with an across-the-board ban on Sunday sales. After a debate that lasted just more than an hour, the Senate voted 28-6, with...
  • Roraback Clear Choice In 5th District Battle

    The 5th Congressional District will tell us if voters mean what they say. You've heard it, you may have uttered the same sentiments yourself. Why can't our elected officials stop being so partisan and nasty? Why won't they work together? If that's what...
  • Esty Wins, Roraback Concedes After Tight Race For 5th Congressional District

    Democrat Elizabeth Esty won a nail-biter election in the 5th Congressional District as Republican Andrew Roraback conceded late Tuesday night after Democratic votes from the cities provided the margin of victory. Esty said that super PACs had spent...