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The 1678 Joshua Hempsted House in New London is one of New England’s oldest and most well documented dwellings.

Hempsted Houses to celebrate Halloween

From a press release: NEW LONDON– Meet the ghosts of eight New Londoners with ghoulish stories to tell as the Hempsted Houses celebrate Halloween from 5 to 8 pm on Saturday, October 25th. Staff
Categories: Arts , Education , Folk Art , historic , New London

DeLauro: NIH funding cut by $1.2 billion since 2010

From a news release: NEW HAVEN — Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) today called on Congress to go back to Washington before the November election and vote for increased funding for biomedical
Categories: Ansonia , Congress , Derby , Hamden , Health
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One of the most critically acclaimed films, "A Place in the Sun" tells the story of George Eastman (Montgomery Clift) who falls hard of wealthy socialite Angela Vickers (Elizabeth Taylor), with tragic results. Directed by George Sanders, 1951.

Milford Library stroll to recall Elizabeth Taylor

MILFORD — The Milford Arts Council and the Milford Public Library Present a unique Stroll Event on October 12th that will celebrate Elizabeth Taylor. Beginning at 5 p.m. with film showing of “A Place

Valley bar closing, all booze must go

Mustang Sally’s Saloon, which opened six months ago on East Main Street in Ansonia, is closing Saturday. Owner Dennis Jordhamo, who announced the impending closing in a Facebook post Monday, told the
Categories: General

WSHU celebrates 30 years with new website

From a press release: Fairfield — For the WSHU Public Radio Group, its 30th anniversary is cause to celebrate with a dedicated website commemorating this important milestone. At the site, fans of the
Categories: Arts , Broadcasting , Fairfield , Literature , Music
Photo Description:  Standing in front of a display of paintings that are being donated to the Flanders Auction by the artists of  the Fine Line Gallery is Lorraine Skelskey Chapin  holding her painting "West Cornwall Bridge" . To her right is Flanders Board President, Anne Westerman.

Flanders to stage Auction and Fundraising Event Oct. 18

From a press release: From a press release: WOODBURY – Flanders will host its annual fall fundraising auction titled, “Rich Heritage, Bright Future” this year on Saturday evening, October 18th, at the

ALERT: Pumpkins on the Pier event moved to Sunday, Oct. 5

In anticipation of rain on Saturday, the 4th Annual Boys & Girls Club Pumpkins on the Pier event will now take place on Sunday, October 5. The time of the event remains as is: 11AM to 8:30PM
Categories: Milford
Dick Cavett

Dick Cavett to speak at WSHU’s “Join the Conversation”

From a press release: NEW HAVEN — Legendary talk show host Dick Cavett will discuss his latest book “BRIEF ENCOUNTERS: Conversations, Magic Moments, and Assorted Hijinks,” as part of WSHU Public
A scene from last year's Fiesta Latina.

12th Annual Fiesta Latina at the Peabody coming Sat. Oct. 11

From a press release: NEW HAVEN — The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History celebrates the diverse cultural traditions of the Latin American peoples on Saturday, October 11, when it hosts the 12th
The Time Capsule will have something for everyone, regardless of generation.

Last call for Milford’s Time Capsule submissions

From a press release: MILFORD – There is still time to submit entries for Milford’s 375th Time Capsule, with submissions being accepted through the first week of October. The capsule internment date