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Lorraine Warren to visit Lauralton Hall Oct. 3

From a press release: Milford — The Ghost Hunters are coming! As part of Lauralton Hall’s series of events celebrating the 150 Year Anniversary of the Pond-Taylor estate, Lorraine Warren and Tony Spera will visit Lauralton Hall on Friday, October 3, 2014. All in the community are invited to attend this fundraising event. Proceeds will […] [Read More]
The Tingue Dam in Seymour, along the Naugatuck River. A fish ladder was recently installed there.

DeLauro, Blumenthal Unveil First Step in Designating Naugatuck River Valley a National Heritage Area

From a press release: NEW HAVEN, CT— Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) and Senator Richard Blumenthal today announced they have introduced the Naugatuck River Valley National Heritage Area Study Act, which is the first step towards designating the area as a National Heritage Area. The legislation directs the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study […] [Read More]

Milford college fair set for Sept. 18

From a press release: MILFORD – Students and parents throughout Milford searching for information on prospective colleges or careers are invited to attend the 41st Annual Citywide College and Career Fair to be held on Thursday, September 18th from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Parsons building in the gymnasium. Admissions representatives from 85 […] [Read More]
Photo: Black Star

Joyce Carol Oates to be guest on WSHU’s “Join the Conversation”

From a press release: Fairfield — Literary legend Joyce Carol Oates will be a guest on WSHU’s  author event  “Join the Conversation” at New Haven’s The Study at Yale on October 9 at 7 p.m. Insightful, disturbing, and breathtaking in their lyrical precision, the stories in her new book, LOVELY, DARK, DEEP, display Joyce Carol […] [Read More]

Children’s Snapper Derby planned for Sept. 13

We just received this press release from City Hall in Milford: Milford — Mayor Benjamin G. Blake announced today that the annual Children’s Snapper Derby will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Lisman Landing. Fishing begins at 6:00 a.m. and weigh-ins will be done 7:30 a.m. to noon. Sponsored by the City of […] [Read More]

Learn the art of needle felting at Flanders

From a press release: Adults can learn the art of needle felting with instructor, Rachel Gerowe of Redbarn Originals at Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust where felt sculpture workshops are being held in both the months of September and October. Needle felting is an easy-to-learn craft, in which a barbed needle is used to […] [Read More]

Sept. 11th ceremony planned for Milford City Hall

We received this note from City Hall in Milford: MILFORD — The City of Milford will remember the events of September 11, 2001 on Thursday, September 11, 2014 with a simple but meaningful ceremony beginning at 5 p.m. The event will be held at the September 11th Monument on the historic City Hall grounds. Mayor […] [Read More]

Foran High dismissed today: No AC, officials say

We just received this announcement from Milford Schools: MILFORD – Administrators learned early this morning that the air conditioning system at Foran High School had malfunctioned. Technicians are already at the school to assess and correct the problem. Due to the heightened heat and humidity we are experiencing, coupled with the fact that the windows […] [Read More]

Watch out for children going to and from school

We received this timely reminder from the Milford Police Dept.: MILFORD — School buses are back on the roads and students are walking to and from school or waiting at their bus stops. Motorists should be careful when driving near school buildings or in designated drop-off zones for bussed students. If you are approaching a […] [Read More]
The class sessions will be packed with practical advice, helpful tips, and fundamental techniques essential to artists of all skill levels. Students will learn the processes of drawing the human head and clothed figure in a variety of poses.

Flanders to offer course on drawing faces

From a press release: WOODBURY — Accomplished artist Marc Chabot will be offering a series of Wednesday night classes on the drawing of faces and features in graphite at Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust. These two class sessions are packed with practical advice, helpful tips, and fundamental techniques essential to artists of all skill […] [Read More]