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“A Child’s Christmas in Wales” at the Milford Library Dec. 8

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From a Press Release: MILFORD — This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dylan Thomas, the acclaimed author of “A Child’s Christmas in Wales.” Milford actor Colin Lane is dedicating his performance to Thomas this year. Dylan Thomas’ remembrances of his childhood Christmases take place in the small town of Swansea, a […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Milford, Music, Theatre
From the 1995 episodes of The Outer Limits comes Valerie 23, about a robot who falls in live with a paraplegic man.

Stratford Library now offers Hoopla for free movies, TV shows

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The Stratford Library has announced public availability of thousands of movies and television shows, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with Hoopla digital. Hoopla digital is a category-creating service that partners with public libraries across North America to provide online and mobile access to thousands of movies and TV shows. […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Film, General, Stratford
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Green Bean Casserole: Ranked by states

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We received this interesting note from the people at Del Monte: The Top 20 States that Love Green Bean Casserole: #1: Kentucky (78% of residents ‘really like or love the dish’) #2: Wisconsin (77%) #3: Missouri (76%) #4: Iowa (75%) #5: Maine (74%) #6: New Hampshire (73%) #7: Florida (72%) #8: Colorado (71%) #9: California […] [Read More]
The historic Van Vleck House at Flanders is the setting for its third annual “Artisan Marketplace”  on Saturday, November 22nd .

‘Artisan Marketplace’ set for Nov. 22 at Flanders

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From a press release: WOODBURY — Looking for a distinctive handmade gift that will truly be appreciated by the special people on your shopping list? Decked out in festive style, the historic Van Vleck House at Flanders is the setting for their third annual “Artisan Marketplace”. It will be opening its doors to the public […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Folk Art, Woodbury
This month the theme will be all about turkeys with a live turkey paying a visit to the class.

Live Turkey to Pay Visit to Flanders Pre School Story Time

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From a press release: WOODBURY — Held one Friday morning during the month, Flanders invites parents and their children five years and younger to join them for exciting story time adventures. Monthly topics are designed to encourage young children to explore nature, discover art and learn about farming. Live animal demonstrations, specimens to observe and […] [Read More]
The Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden ijn Bethlehem.

Holiday Wreath-Making event at the Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden

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From a press release: Bethlehem – Connecticut Landmarks’ Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden will host a holiday Wreath Making event on Friday, November 28th and Saturday, November 29th, at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm. Make a gorgeous holiday wreath using greens, pine cones, dried flowers, & natural materials. Back by popular demand, George & Carol McCleary, […] [Read More]

Red Shirts for Veterans band concert Nov. 9

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From a press release: MILFORD — The Milford Concert Band, under the direction of Duane Berge, will present “Red Shirts for Veterans Salute” in conjunction with the City of Milford’s Office of the Mayor on Sunday, Nov. 9, at 3:30 p.m. at Milford City Hall, 110 River St. The concert will take place following the […] [Read More]
Categories: Milford, Military, Music
One of the photos in the show, this one is of the Boardwalk.

Display to showcase photos of Milford sights

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From a press release: Milford – MilfordViews is a collaboration between local photographers, Milford Arts Council, Milford Chamber of Commerce and the City of Milford to beautify the train station. Through this project, fifteen photographs submitted by local photographers will be displayed at the train station, in addition to walking maps and community boards where […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Milford, Photography

Shelton, Seymour Students to attend Berlin Wall forum

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NEW HAVEN-Several advanced history students at Shelton and Seymour high schools are expected to attend the Nov. 10 forum at Southern Connecticut State University discussing the fall of the Berlin Wall. The event will take place just one day after the 25th anniversary of the start of demolition of the wall which separated east from […] [Read More]
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Derby to be on TV’s Communities of Distinction

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DERBY-He’s a Pro Football Hall of Famer and the city is a football crazy town. But that’s not all the city is known for. And on Tuesday, a photographer working for Communities of Distinction with Terry Bradshaw will be in the city meeting with Mayor Anita Dugatto, conducting on camera interviews and checking out location […] [Read More]