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Kim Rose, Rosa Rebimbas to lead women’s caucus

From a press release: HARTFORD — State Representatives Kim Rose (D-Milford) and Rosa C. Rebimbas (R-Naugatuck) were chosen by their female colleagues to lead a recently formed bipartisan women’s group that will be charged with advocating for women-related policies in the Connecticut General Assembly. “There is a strong and impressive group of female legislators with […] [Read More]
On Tuesday, kids can try their hand at being a farmer for the day at Flanders North Barn. They will help with “farm chores” like feeding the sheep, goats, horse and pigs and collecting eggs from the chickens.

Flanders plans week of activities for Spring vacation

From a press release: WOODBURY — Spring is in the air and Flanders is offering programs for Region 15 school kids, (March 30 to April 3), Watertown Public School (April 6-10) and Region 14 and Litchfield school kids (April 13-17) during their Spring break weeks. Kids in kindergarten through 5th grade can enjoy a week […] [Read More]

NVCC hosting poetry reading at Danbury Palace March 25th

From a press release: Danbury – Naugatuck Valley Community College’s Confluencia, a multicultural literary gathering in its seventh year, is taking the big stage at the Danbury Palace on Wednesday, March 25 beginning at 5:30 p.m. Area residents and lovers of literature and poetry are invited to attend the free event and take part in […] [Read More]
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From left: Mayor John Harkins, Governor Dannel Malloy, Owner, Carl Zuanelli , his 4 children and wife Karen Lapere Zuanelli.

Nuovo Pasta’s new building stages ribbon cutting

We received this note from the Mayor’s Office in Stratford: STRATFORD — Governor Dannel Malloy joined Stratford Mayor John Harkins for a ribbon cutting ceremony at Nouvo Pasta’s new building in Stratford. Nuovo Pasta began with one man making pasta in his basement to now a 40,000 Sq foot building and 120 employees. Nuovo Pasta […] [Read More]
Nearly everything at the natural playground at Leonard Schine Preserve was made with materials found in the woods.

Aspetuck Land Trust has 2 new family study-play programs

From a press release: Outdoor playtime for children and learning from nature will be the focus of two new family programs beginning this spring. They are free and open to the public at the Aspetuck Land Trust’s 20 acre Leonard Schine Preserve in Westport. Starting Saturday April 18 at 8 am and continuing thereafter, families […] [Read More]
A scene from the 2014 festival.

Robin Hood Festival relocating to North Haven

From a press release: NORTH HAVEN – The Robin Hood Springtime Festival is relocating their annual event from Guilford to the North Haven Fairgrounds to create new opportunities for the festival. The regional event will still begin on the planned date of May 23 and will run every Saturday, Sunday and Memorial Day Monday through […] [Read More]
Pamela Walton

Author Pamela Walton at the Milford Library Monday

From a press release: Pamela Walton, author of “Light Travel : Lessons from the Field” will visit the Milford Library on Monday, April 6 at 7 PM. This is the second book is her series “Life Lessons.” Walton has been a Christian Minister for many years. She came to Connecticut as an evangelist, arriving in […] [Read More]
Andrea Wulf

America’s influence on British gardens discussed

From a press release: HARTFORD – Author Andrea Wulf will recount how plants native to the Americas led to an English national obsession when she discusses her book, “The Brother Gardeners,” at the Connecticut Historical Society on Tuesday, April 14th. The Brother Gardeners traces the history of the English garden from its start among a […] [Read More]
Officials from Milford and Ansonia meet last week to discuss a plan to share an asphalt recycling machine and other gear.

Ansonia, Milford to share asphalt recycling machine

From a press release: Milford, CT ~ Ansonia Mayor David S. Cassetti and Milford Mayor Ben Blake met last week to discuss a plan to share certain equipment belonging to the City of Milford that will result in savings for residents in both communities. Today’s meeting marked the beginning of a new relationship between the […] [Read More]
The fair will include exhibits of new electric cars and display tables where representatives from local energy and environmental groups will be available to speak with you about their programs and to answer any questions you may have.

Milford Energy and Environment Fair set for March 28th

From a press release: MILFORD — Milford residents are invited to view new electric cars, explore ways to reduce your energy costs, and learn about a variety of local programs that can help us reduce pollution, protect natural resources and strengthen our community. Milford’s Energy Advisory Board and the Milford Public Library are pleased to […] [Read More]