| Dec 18, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Together with volunteers across the nation, four students of The Glenholme School participated in the Wreath's Across America wreath-laying tribute to honor America's servicemen and women. The ceremony, held at Judea Cemetery in Washington, in early...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 4:10 PM
VNA Northwest, Inc. welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors at the agency's recent annual meeting. They are Anne B. Somero of Middlebury and David T. Wilson of Litchfield.
Mrs. Somero is a retired flight attendant who has held leadership...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:36 AM
Connecticut’s increasingly popular wine industry appears to stand alone among U.S. wine-growing states, and not necessarily in a good way.
Our law allows as much as 75 percent of the grapes used in a “Connecticut” wine to come from...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Six area wineries will be participating in the 2013 - 2014 Litchfield Hills Winter Wine Trail from Dec. 7 to March 30, 2014.
The Litchfield Hills Winter Wine Trail was started in 2009 by a group of CT farm wineries looking to promote their business...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:46 AM
There is something to be said about friends who not only have a personal bond, but also a shared professional pedigree.
That's the case for two well-known area restaurateurs, Mark Resnisky and Butch Tougas, who have pooled their friendship and their...
| Sep 12, 2013
Burgers and fries have gotten a bad rap the last several decades, beaten down to on-the-go, fast-food fare with marginal taste and questionable nutrition.
But, oh, Connecticut, how lucky you are. Because a restaurant chain from Boston has found its...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Bishops Orchards in Guilford hosts the 7th Annual Shoreline Wine Festival Aug. 10 and 11, with wines from several Connecticut vineyards, food, vendors and live music.
The festival will be held from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday....
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:38 PM
An apple a day won't keep the doctor away forever. Sooner or later, you'll need to make an appointment. There are ways to make that visit flow smoothly.
Fact is, life is moving at a fast pace for everyone, including physicians. When Dr. Paul Griner...
| May 16, 2013
| 5:43 AM
Hopkins Vineyard in the Litchfield Hills welcomes guests for its spring Barrel Tasting event Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.
The festival includes barrel samples with the winemaker; wine tastings; a buffet of artisan cheese, pate and fresh fruit...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:07 AM
Amazon is reportedly gearing up for another jump into the multi-billion-dollar world of Internet wine sales. Google wine searches are soaring. Funky electronic wine clubs get big-time headlines. More than 400 out-of-state wineries now have permits to sell...
| May 23, 2012
| 2:15 PM
In 1845, a young man from the marble district of the Litchfield Hills arrived in Hartford just as the city's new rail line helped trigger an industrial boom that, by 1870, made it one of the richest small cities in America.
At age 22, James G....
| Jul 27, 2012
| 1:00 AM
If Demi Moore wanted to match Ashton Kutcher rumor for rumor, well...mission accomplished.
While a photo of her ex looking snuggly with Mila Kunis made the rounds, the seemingly happy-and-healthy-again actress was on a trip to New Preston, Conn., where...