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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
Categories: General

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
Categories: Arts , Culinary Arts , Dance , Folk Art , Literature
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
Categories: General, Milford
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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.
Categories: Milford, Orange

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