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A scene from the 2014 festival.

Robin Hood Festival relocating to North Haven

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From a press release: NORTH HAVEN – The Robin Hood Springtime Festival is relocating their annual event from Guilford to the North Haven Fairgrounds to create new opportunities for the festival. The regional event will still begin on the planned date of May 23 and will run every Saturday, Sunday and Memorial Day Monday through […] [Read More]
Andrea Wulf

America’s influence on British gardens discussed

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From a press release: HARTFORD – Author Andrea Wulf will recount how plants native to the Americas led to an English national obsession when she discusses her book, “The Brother Gardeners,” at the Connecticut Historical Society on Tuesday, April 14th. The Brother Gardeners traces the history of the English garden from its start among a […] [Read More]
Julie Foldesi Band performing its 2014 songwriting contest winner at last year's festival, “This Part of Town”

Songwriters sought for Podunk Music Festival August 6-9

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From a press release: HEBRON — The Podunk Bluegrass Music Festival has announced that it will once again be offering its annual songwriting competition. Winners receive cash awards and other amenities, including the opportunity to appear on stage during the August 6-7-8-9 Podunk Festival held in Hebron, CT. Entries are currently being accepted and the […] [Read More]
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A scene from the upcoming Flanders winter horticulture hike.

Flanders to offer a winter horticulture hike

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From a press release: WOODBURY — The Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust is holding a winter horticulture hike for the public on Wednesday, March 25 at their Van Vleck Sanctuary. The group will be looking for winter signs of plant and tree health and disease. Are there pest problems? Are there environmental issues to […] [Read More]
To humans, bees are among the most important animals on the planet.

Easton Garden Club to discuss bees on March 11

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From a press release: The Easton Garden Club will hold its Monthly Meeting on Wednesday March 11th at 11:30 at the Easton Library Community Room, 691 Morehouse Road, Easton. The public is welcome to join us! Our presentation will focus on the industrious honeybees and their important role in pollination for the plants that give […] [Read More]
Third grader Cassie Ferraro is excited to meet Katie Douglas.

WNBA’s Katie Douglas visits St. Mark School

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From a press release: STRATFORD — WNBA Connecticut Sun basketball player Katie Douglas recently visited St. Mark School in Stratford. Katie met with grades 3-8 and spoke to them about her personal life and playing professional basketball. She offered the students advice on how to achieve success on and off the court. She told them […] [Read More]

Quantum friction offers idea for data storage

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From a press release: New Haven — Physicists at Yale University have observed a new form of quantum friction that could serve as a basis for robust information storage in quantum computers in the future. The researchers are building upon decades of research, experimentally demonstrating a procedure theorized nearly 30 years ago. The results appear […] [Read More]
The Shakespeare Garden at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s 34rd annual Making Brooklyn Bloom set for Saturday, March 14th

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From a press release: Brooklyn, NY—Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) is pleased to announce the 34th annual Making Brooklyn Bloom, Brooklyn’s annual kickoff of the spring gardening season, presenting a full day of free activities and information about horticulture for the gardening public. Gardeners and eco-enthusiasts from Brooklyn and around the New York metro area look […] [Read More]