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Terex involved in Westport’s Levitt Pavilion project

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Just beyond the parking lot at the Westport Public Library, construction crews are building a new Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts with enhanced amenities. The Levitt is a popular summer destination for free outdoor summer concerts, some of which are charity events that the Levitt uses to provide funding for its summer shows.The new […] [Read More]

Easton seeks amateur photographers for juried photography show

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Have you got great perspective? Do you consider yourself an undiscovered photography genius? If you’ve answered yes to either of these questions, the Easton Public Library and the Easton Arts Council want to here from you for its annual juried photography show. Photographers are limited to enter two pictures, both of which should depict a […] [Read More]

Trumbull Town Hall displays mosaic cut glass art

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Trumbull Town Hall is displaying artist Eve Newell’s mosaics made from intricate cut glass. The show features floral, bird and other environmental-inspired designs. For information about purchasing wallhangings, end tables or lamps from the artist, email her at evenovsco11@gmail.com Newell’s work has taken many top honors in area gallery shows from Milford to Old Greenwich. […] [Read More]

Milford Chamber seeking scenic shots for its website

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We just received this letter from the Milford Chamber of Commerce: The Milford Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is inviting residents to submit their best photos of Milford. Chosen photos will be featured on the Milford Chamber’s new and improved website, which is launching soon. Photo credit will be given. All photos will be reviewed for […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Milford

Of things that go bump Saturday night…in Trumbull

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The Trumbull Historical Society will celebrate Halloween a little early this Saturday with a Jack O’Lantern making contest and some spooky tales about legendary area ghosts on Saturday, from 5;30 to 8:30 p.m., at Abraham Nichols Park. Admission is $5. mgbrown@ctpost.com; twitter.com/MariAnGailBrown [Read More]

Day-off option for kids in Region 14

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We received this note from the Flanders Nature Center: WOODBURY — Region 14 students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade, while out of school on Friday, Nov. 1 for a teacher’s in-service day, are invited to experience a “Nature Safari” day at Flanders. Adventures that wait for them include hiking the trails to discover wildlife […] [Read More]

Hot diggity dog…

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Do you know this place? It has the best hot dogs known to reporter MariAn Gail Brown. Have you got a favorite hot dog heaven in Connecticut? Let me know. Follow me on twitter.com/MariAnGailBrown [Read More]

Photos from Literacy Center’s ‘Taste of the World’ fundraiser

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Here are some photos from the Taste of the World fundraiser that took place on Oct. 11 to benefit the Literacy Center of Milford. Guests dined on food from South Africa to Tunisia to Italy as talented ballerinas from New England Ballet Company twirl across the ballroom floor to the music of Tchaikovsky’s classic “Nutcracker […] [Read More]

Third Annual “Bike the Bridgeport Art Trail” set for Nov. 9

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Pump up your bike tires because Bob Halstead will guide a bicycle tour through many of the highlights of the 2013 ArtTrail. Date: Saturday, November 9, 2013, 12 noon to 6:30 p.m. Itinerary: • 11:30 a.m. Meet at City Lights Gallery, Markle Court, Downtown, Bridgeport Registration, Coffee, Bagels and Cream Cheese • 12 noon Depart, […] [Read More]

Art Stowe’s letter to the Milford Historical Society on 111-113 North St.

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Here’s a letter from Art Stowe, society president and also a member of the Historic District Commission, that was sent to all of the society’s members last month. The letter is reprinted here in its entirety: [Read More]
Categories: Arts, historic, Milford, New Haven