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Milford Concert Band presents “A Milford Christmas” Dec. 20

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We received this note from City Hall in Milford: MILFORD — Residents can get into the holiday spirit with members of the community as the Milford Concert Band presents its annual holiday concert, “A Milford Christmas,” at Milford City Hall at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 20 2014. Under the direction of city resident Duane […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Holidays, Milford, Music
A scene from the 2013 Walnut Beach Christmas festivities.

Walnut Beach Christmas festivities set for Dec. 18th

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From a press release: MILFORD — Walnut Beach will host a very special Third Thursday Art Stroll this month. Please join us at 5:30 PM to hear our talented local Boys and Girls Club perform Holiday Carols under the Walnut Beach archway in our “Town Green.” Santa will be stopping by for our Christmas tree […] [Read More]
Categories: Folk Art, Holidays, Milford, Music

Walnut Beach Holiday Stroll set for Dec. 18

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We received this note from the Walnut Beach Association: MILFORD — Walnut Beach will host a very special Third Thursday Art Stroll this month. Please join us at 5:30 PM on Dec. 18th to hear our talented local Boys and Girls Club perform Holiday Carols under the Walnut Beach archway in our “Town Green.” Santa […] [Read More]
Katherine Kurata

Milford Resident to Perform Sugar Plum Fairy at the Palace December 20th

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From a press release: WOODBURY — Milford resident, Katherine Kurata will perform as Sugar Plum Fairy and Arabian in Nutcracker at the Palace on December 20th. Katherine is a senior at Joseph A. Foran High School, where she is an honor student and a CAPT and AP Scholar. Katherine trains with Randyl Errica and Alexei […] [Read More]
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Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti

Shelton Tree Lighting Saturday

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SHELTON-The annual Christmas tree lighting will take place Saturday night at 5:30 p.m. in Veteran’s Memorial Park on Canal Street. Carols will be sung by the Center Stage Theater group and hot chocolate will be handed out by the Boys and Girls Club Of lower Naugatuck Valley. Santa is expected to make an appearance. [Read More]
Teen Volunteers were honored in the annual ceremony held recently at the Stratford Library.

Teen volunteers honored at Stratford Library

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From a press release: STRATFORD — The Stratford Library Teen Services Departments recently celebrated the volunteer efforts of nearly 100 local teenagers for providing over 4200 hours of volunteer service over the past year to the to the Library’s Teen, Adult and Children’s Departments. In a special ceremony, Head of Teen Services Lucretia Duwel welcomed […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Literature, Stratford
Kim Dulka

Seymour’s version of It’s A Wonderful Life

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SEYMOUR-Mark down Dec. 13. That’s the day the town becomes Bedford Falls as it celebrates the 3rd annual It’s A Wonderful Life Even. Some of the events include a pancake breakfast with Santa from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Dulka’s the All-American Valley General Store, 16 Bank Street; horse drawn carriage rides from 2-6 […] [Read More]
Colin Lane

“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]