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Ghosts to haunt Downs House in Milford on Halloween

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From a press release: The Milford Preservation Trust will introduce the ghost of 18th century diarist and minuteman John Downs as well as the ghost of Elijah Bryan, a fellow militia member, to trick or treaters between 4-7 at the Downs House (also known as the Minuteman House) at 139 North Street on Friday, Oct. […] [Read More]
Ret. Lt. Col. Phil Tripp

John Ratzenberger stumps for Phil Tripp

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ANSONIA – John Ratzenberger, who took Cliff Clavin from Cheers to a household name, will be stumping for Phil Tripp’s bid to become the State Senator for the 17th District which includes Ansonia, Derby, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Hamden and Woodbridge. Ratzenberger will be at the St. Sebastian Club, 86 Father Salemi Drive from 5 p.m. […] [Read More]

First night on last night in Derby

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DERBY-It could be a city first for the last night of the year. A group of city residents are hoping to pull together an alcohol-free, family-friendly New Years Eve celebration that will begin at 3 p.m. With children events on the Green and end with a midnight countdown to lights strapped on the outside of […] [Read More]
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Nov. calendar of events at the Milford Public Library

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November 3 – 1:00 PM – Genealogy November 3 – 6:30 PM – Hydroponic Gardening – co-sponsored by the Friends of Milford Library and the Benson-Crump Community Gardens Program November 4 – 11:00 AM – All About Apps class November 4 – 2:00 PM – Movie Tuesday – call 203-783-3292 for more information November 4 […] [Read More]
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Talk Oct. 29 on witchcraft in Connecticut

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From a press release: MILFORD — The Milford Public Library is pleased to announce that Cynthia Wolfe Boynton, author of Connecticut Witch Trials: the First Panic in the New World will present readings from her book on Wednesday, October 29, at 7:00 PM at the Library. Connecticut’s witch hunt was the first and most ferocious […] [Read More]
Enzo Boscarino

Music of Italy at the Milford Public Library

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From a press release: MILFORD: Visit the Milford Public Library on Monday, October 20, at 7 p.m. for Viva Italy: A Musical Tour with Enzo Enzo Boscarino.. If you can’t get to Italy, this is the next best thing! Enjoy a ride through the Italian countryside with Enzo Boscarino, originally of Siracusa, who will serenade […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Milford, Music, Travel

Ansonia Harvest Festival set for Saturday

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ANSONIA-Residents are hoping the rain stays away Saturday as the city prepares to host its 11th annual Havest Festival. Last Saturday’s steady ran forced postponement until Oct. 11. Main Street will be closed off to traffic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and open to vendors, amusement rides, tasty foods and entertaining dance and music […] [Read More]
The 1678 Joshua Hempsted House in New London is one of New England’s oldest and most well documented dwellings.

Hempsted Houses to celebrate Halloween

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From a press release: NEW LONDON– Meet the ghosts of eight New Londoners with ghoulish stories to tell as the Hempsted Houses celebrate Halloween from 5 to 8 pm on Saturday, October 25th. Staff members and local students who performed at the site this summer will tell the stories of a sailor who died at […] [Read More]
One of the most critically acclaimed films, "A Place in the Sun" tells the story of George Eastman (Montgomery Clift) who falls hard of wealthy socialite Angela Vickers (Elizabeth Taylor), with tragic results. Directed by George Sanders, 1951.

Milford Library stroll to recall Elizabeth Taylor

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MILFORD — The Milford Arts Council and the Milford Public Library Present a unique Stroll Event on October 12th that will celebrate Elizabeth Taylor. Beginning at 5 p.m. with film showing of “A Place in the Sun” at the center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Avenue, with introduction by celebrated Hollywood Biographer, William J. Mann. […] [Read More]

WSHU celebrates 30 years with new website

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From a press release: Fairfield — For the WSHU Public Radio Group, its 30th anniversary is cause to celebrate with a dedicated website commemorating this important milestone. At the site, fans of the not-for-profit, member-supported station can learn just how far WSHU has come since its start in 1984. In addition to a short narrative, […] [Read More]