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  • The Best Of Americana At Frog Rock Rest Stop

    The Best Of Americana At Frog Rock Rest Stop
    Joe Lernould is proving all is right with the American way of life, one frog rock at a time. Lernould was manning the food truck at the historic, campy Frog Rock Rest Stop along Route 44 in Eastford, so I figured he had bought a license from the state....
  • Board of Education discusses safety, employees, water issues

    Superintendent Linda Loretz asked the Eastford Board of Education to approve submission of a grant proposal for safety and security items at the Aug. 14 meeting. Those items were recommended in the wake of the Newtown tragedy. Big ticket items include a...
  • Heather Tamsin takes over reins at Eastford Elementary School

    Eastford Elementary School has a new principal. Heather Tamsin took over the reins on July 1 when Linda Loretz retired from that position. Tamsin brings with her a 15-year teaching background working with middle school students in Mansfield. She recently...
  • Old Home Day celebrates 108 years

    It was a rocking good time at the Pavilion in Union, on Saturday afternoon, Aug. 16, as current and former residents of Union and friends old and new came together to celebrate the small town's 108th Old Home Day. The day's early events were held on...
  • Lions Club fairground goes to the dogs

    The Hebron Lions Club Fairgrounds was a cacophony of sounds on July 27, as Hebron hosted the second day of the Yankee Terrier Trials. Most of the noise was produced by the Jack Russell Terriers in residence, and consisted of excited barking, nervous...
  • The Trek Has Ended, But The Stories Continue

    The Trek Has Ended, But The Stories Continue
    The 20th walking day of my trek across Connecticut was the last, on the nicest day of weather – which was good because it was also the longest. By the end just after 9 p.m., I had hoofed all 107 miles across Route 44, plus another 25 or 30 miles...
  • 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...
  • A New Crop of Connecticut Farms Grow Produce Without Soil

    A New Crop of Connecticut Farms Grow Produce Without Soil
    Ever heard of the indoor farm that didn't need any soil? Well, take a look around, because one might be springing up in your neighborhood sometime soon. There's a new crop of growers in Connecticut who are turning traditional farming on its head by...
  • Connecticut Makes Progress as a Bicycle-Friendly State, But There's a Long Way to Go

    Connecticut Makes Progress as a Bicycle-Friendly State, But There's a Long Way to Go
    The good news for folks wanting to make Connecticut a better place to ride a bike and walk is that — after decades spinning our wheels — this state is finally making a bit of progress, according to a top official of the League of American...
  • New Unit Seeks To Reduce Domestic Violence

    New Unit Seeks To Reduce Domestic Violence
    It's 5 a.m. and about two dozen city police and probation officers are gathered at the department's Jennings Road headquarters. They're armed with oustanding warrants. The target: nearly 20 suspects wanted on multiple domestic violence-related charges....
  • Local Hero: Eastford Man First Union General To Die In Civil War

    Local Hero: Eastford Man First Union General To Die In Civil War
    Gen. Nathaniel Lyon died at the right time. Raised in eastern Connecticut, the 43-year-old West Point graduate was killed while commanding the Union forces at the Battle of Wilson's Creek near Springfield, Mo., on Aug. 10, 1861. He became the first...
  • FOX CT Storm Closings

    SCHOOLS Bloomfield Closed Regional District 14 Del Opening 2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:39am Windsor Locks Public Schools Del Opening 1 1/2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:22am Wooster Del Opening 2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:36am