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Needle felting is an easy-to-learn craft, in which a barbed needle is used to sculpt wool into anything imaginable.

Learn the art of needle felting at Flanders

From a press release WOODBURY — Adults can learn the art of needle felting with instructor, Rachel Gerowe of Redbarn Originals at Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust where felt sculpture workshops are being held in both the months of April and May. Needle felting is an easy-to-learn craft, in which a barbed needle is […] [Read More]
Susan Herbst

UConn President Susan Herbst to speak Thursday in Cromwell

From a press release: MIDDLETOWN — Darlene Briggs, chairwoman of the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce, announced that UConn President Susan Herbst will serve as guest speaker at the chamber’s 2014 Business & Education Partnership Member Breakfast Meeting on Thursday, April 10, 2014. This event, sponsored by Liberty Bank, will be held at the Crowne […] [Read More]
Categories: Cromwell
Moss raced from 1948 to 1962, won 212 of the 529 races he entered, including 16 Formula 1 contests. Here, he's at the 2012 Historic Festival at Lime Rock Park.

Sir Stirling Moss to grace Lime Rock’s Historic Festival, Aug. 29-Sept. 1

LAKEVILLE – Sir Stirling Moss and wife, Lady Susi, will be this year’s honored guests at Lime Rock Park’s Historic Festival 32, Friday, August 29 through Labor Da,y Monday, September 1, it was announced by Festival Chairman Murray Smith Moss, one of the most famous race car drivers who ever lived, raced from 1948 to […] [Read More]
Categories: historic, Lakeville, Sports
Alison Morris

WTIC’s Alison Morris to emcee Beth-El’s spring gala

From a press release: MILFORD — The Beth-El Center has announced that Alison Morris will serve as emcee for its Annual Spring Gala Fundraiser. Morris is the evening anchor at WTIC Fox CT in Hartford. She was previously at KDKA- TV in Pittsburgh where she reported on several aware winning national news stories. Her reports […] [Read More]
Categories: Charity, Milford
Stratford High School

Stratford High students to get a ‘financial reality check’ today

From a press release: Stratford,  – High school students have a lot to look forward to in the future. In that future is one thing they may not be ready for — dealing with a budget and watching expenses. This is reality though, and understanding how to manage your finances is critical. Students at both […] [Read More]
Last year’s first place award-winning ship model by Stratford model builder, Ron Neilson. The Northeast Ship Model Show and Convention recognizes outstanding maritime achievement across several categories.

32nd Annual Northeast Ship Model Show set for April 26th

From a press release: The public is invited to the 32nd Annual Northeast Ship Model Show & Conference which will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 to 4:00 at the Port ‘n Starboard Convention Center, Ocean Beach Park, New London, CT. The Show, hosted by the Connecticut Marine Model Society, will feature up […] [Read More]

Milford’s Bulk Pickup Begins First Wednesday in May

MILFORD — Mayor Benjamin G. Blake has announced that the City of Milford will begin its 2013 Bulk Waste Pickup Program on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, according to the schedule below. All homeowners are asked to honor the schedule and not place bulk waste at the curb any sooner than the Saturday prior to their […] [Read More]
Categories: Government, Milford
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Register now for summer camp in Milford

MILFORD – The Milford Chamber of Commerce has announced that it will offer the 2014 Milford Consortium for Childcare Initiatives summer camp program again this year. This summer camp is open to the children of Milford residents and also to the children of those who work in Milford. It’s is held at West Shore Recreation […] [Read More]
Categories: Milford

Free Aquarion fishing permits for the elderly, vets & unemployed

From a press release: BRIDGEPORT – For the sixth year in a row, Aquarion Water Company will issue free fishing permits to any unemployed person over the age of 18. Veterans and active duty service members are also included in this year’s program. On Tuesday, April 8th and Thursday, April 10th, anglers can obtain a […] [Read More]
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Singer Alyson Cahill (left) and The Beach Meanies are set to perform at this year's annual Stratford Library benefit on April 26.

Stratford Library’s ‘Good Vibrations’ benefit set for April 26

From a press release: The Stratford Library Board of Trustees will present its annual major fund-raiser for the library on Saturday, April 26 beginning at 6:30 pm. The eleventh annual event entitled “Good Vibrations” will have a beach party theme and is a gala evening of groovy Beach Boys music, dancing in the aisles, appetizers, […] [Read More]