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Archbishop Leonard P. Blair

Archbishop Blair to visit Hamden’s Sacred Heard Academy

From a press release: HAMDEN — Archbishop Leonard P. Blair will preside over Sacred Heart Academy’s annual Enthronement Mass on Friday, October 3, beginning at 8:10 am. Enthronement will take place in the Mount Sacred Heart Chapel on the campus at 265 Benham Street in Hamden. There are three events on the Sacred Heart Academy […] [Read More]

Harper’s Ladies and Friends to grace the Stratford Library

From a press release: STRATFORD — “The Harper’s Ladies and Friends” is the October art exhibit at the Stratford Library. Original papier toile creations from professional actor Ted van Griethuysen of Stratford will be on display throughout the month. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Ted van Griethuysen’s unique hobby began when […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Fine Arts, Stratford
The passenger pigeon or wild pigeon was once the most abundant bird in North America. It was hunted to extinction.

Yale to observe demise of the passenger pigeon 100 years ago

From a press release: New Haven — The 100th anniversary of the extinction of the American Passenger Pigeon will be commemorated on campus on Saturday, Oct. 11 with a daylong symposium and the North American premiere of a symphony to be performed by the Yale Symphony Orchestra (YSO). Titled “Extinction: Biology, Culture, and Our Futures,” […] [Read More]
Lorraine Warr

Lorraine Warren to visit Lauralton Hall Oct. 3

From a press release: Milford — The Ghost Hunters are coming! As part of Lauralton Hall’s series of events celebrating the 150 Year Anniversary of the Pond-Taylor estate, Lorraine Warren and Tony Spera will visit Lauralton Hall on Friday, October 3, 2014. All in the community are invited to attend this fundraising event. Proceeds will […] [Read More]
The Tingue Dam in Seymour, along the Naugatuck River. A fish ladder was recently installed there.

DeLauro, Blumenthal Unveil First Step in Designating Naugatuck River Valley a National Heritage Area

From a press release: NEW HAVEN, CT— Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) and Senator Richard Blumenthal today announced they have introduced the Naugatuck River Valley National Heritage Area Study Act, which is the first step towards designating the area as a National Heritage Area. The legislation directs the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study […] [Read More]

Milford’s ‘Be a Hero’ nomination deadline soon

From a press release: MILFORD — The deadline is September 27th to submit a nominee for consideration as an honoree for the Thursday, October 16th ‘Be A Hero’ event. Both adult and youth nominees will be accepted. It is preferable if they are a Milford resident. No form to complete, just pour out your heartfelt […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Milford
Denise W. Merrill

Here’s a list of all of the 2014 candidates in Connecticut

From a press release: HARTFORD — Secretary of the State Denise Merrill today announced that a complete, downloadable list of all candidates on the ballot for the November 4, 2014 general election is now available online at where voters can view candidates from every political party on the ballot.  The list of candidates is […] [Read More]
Categories: Hartford, Politics
moss photo

Explore the world of mosses at Flanders

From a press release: On Saturday, October 11 at 10AM Flanders welcomes UConn Ph.D. candidate Lily Lewis for a talk and walk focusing on mosses and other bryophytes. Bryophytes include the world of mosses and liverworts, small organisms which can have a big impact on our understanding of the natural world. Come find out how […] [Read More]
From a press release: To celebrate its 30th anniversary, The WSHU Public Radio Group reached out to fans and loyal members, asking them to share their stories of what WSHU’s various programs, hosts and personalities have meant to them. In return, each month, WSHU is selecting the best story and rewarded its author with a $30 Amazon gift card. The first winner has now been selected and she is Roberta Reese of Danbury, Conn. 
Roberta’s story paid homage to the valuable reporting WSHU does especially during weather emergencies.  Roberta is pictured here (3rd from left) at the WSHU studio which she toured joined by (left to right) WSHU news team members Mark Herz, Dan Katz, Craig LeMoult, Ebong Udoma and Cooper McKim.

Roberta Reese is WSHU’s 1st “Share Your Story” winner

Categories: Arts, Broadcasting
Supporters of Sunday's Superhero Fun Run in Milford met recently at Alternate Universe, 398 Bridgeport Ave, Milford.

Superhero Fun Run in Milford Sunday

From a press release: Transform into your inner Superhero! Join the Milford Prevention Council and The Woodruff Family YMCA’s Superhero 5k Fun Run and Family Day at 631 Orange Avenue in Milford (The Woodruff Family YMCA) on Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event is family friendly and all ages […] [Read More]