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Author: John Burgeson

Bethlehem pastor Rev. Joseph Bellamy built the house around 1754. In 1912, New Yorkers Henry and Eliza Ferriday acquired it as a summer residence.

Six landmark homes to open for the season May 2nd

From a press release: Hartford, CT – Time travel really is possible – thanks to Connecticut Landmarks! For more than 75 years, CTL has preserved and presented the very best of Connecticut’s history,
Americans, on average, eat about 2 kilograms of shrimp a year.

DeLauro: TPP would make it more difficult to inspect shrimp

From a press release: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-3rd) released the following statement on a new Consumer Reports study finding potentially harmful bacteria and illegal antibiotic
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Worry for casinos: Card-counter app for the Apple Watch

From a press release: BRISBANE, Australia – Apr. 24 2015 – With the Apple Watch being released today worldwide developers are madly trying to finish their Apple Watch Applications in time for the

River Street Wednesdays series to begin May 27

We received this note from City Hall in Milford: Milford – The City of Milford and Milford Arts Council are thrilled to announce River Street Wednesdays. River Street Wednesdays will be held each
A tidal pool is surrounded by seagrass growing on the shoreline at Cove Island Park in Stamford, Conn.

Save the Sound seeks summer volunteers to monitor water quality

From a press release: Mamaroneck, NY—Save the Sound, a bi-state program of Connecticut Fund for the Environment, is happy to announce the receipt of a grant to increase water quality monitoring this
The Chess Club will meet on the second Tuesday monthly, from 5:30 - 7 p.m. As space is limited, reservations are suggested by signing up in - or calling - the Milford Library Children's Department at (203) 783-3312.

New Chess Club at Milford Library starts May 12th

From a press release: Milford — An alliance partnership between The Milford Public Library, Milford’s Promise (MP) and the Milford Police Union Local 899 has resulted in a new Chess Club program, to

Staneski: Send me your thoughts on casinos

We received this note from State Rep. Pam Staneski, R-Milford, Orange: MILFORD-State Rep. Pam Staneski wants to hear from her constituents on the issue of expanding gaming in the state of Connecticut.

24 restaurants signed up for Stratford’s Restaurant Week

STRATFORD  — This week, April 19-25, is Restaurant Week in Stratford. Twenty-four restaurants are participating in the event, with offers diners reduced-priced menus and specials. Click through the
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Lisa Lampanelli to headline Housatonic art benefit May 16

From a press release: BRIDGEPORT — The Housatonic Museum of Art will host a benefit stand-up comedy show starring the Lovable Queen of Mean, Lisa Lampanelli, on Saturday, May 16, at 8 p.m. in the
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