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DeLauro in Hospital Roundtable today

From a news release: NEW HAVEN — Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) will hold a roundtable discussion with representatives of a dozen hospitals from across the state today, October 24 at 11:00 am. They will be discussing the impact of cuts to hospital preparedness programs funded by the federal government. The devastating impact of these cuts […] [Read More]
Categories: Business, Health, New Haven
An artful table arrangement will make the Thanksgiving holiday special.

Create a festive Thanksgiving centerpiece at Flanders

From a press release: WOODBURY — Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust invites people to join them on Wednesday, November 12 at 10AM to create a festive Thanksgiving centerpiece basket perfect for the table or mantle. Judy Grabarz a professional floral designer will lead the program. She will discuss the elements of a basket arrangement […] [Read More]
John Laiacone used a soft towel to capture the injured owl. The towel has a calming effect on birds.

Video sets in motion rescue of owl by Audubon

From a news release: Fairfield – Quick action by two visitors to a Connecticut Audubon Society sanctuary in Fairfield and by Connecticut Audubon staff helped save a Barred Owl that had injured a wing most likely while hunting for food. On Saturday, two people who were hiking at the Larsen Sanctuary, which is adjacent to […] [Read More]

Accused burglar arrested in Shelton

SHELTON – A city man is being detained on $92,500 bond after police arrested him on five separate warrants Wednesday. Kyle Eckweiler, 21, is charged with theft of four count of burglary, three counts of sixth degree larceny and individual charges for fourth-degree larceny, theft of a firearm, criminal possession of a firearm and violation […] [Read More]

Last chance to hear about Derby’s sewage

DERBY-City residents will get one last chance to learn about the $31.2 million request to renovate the sewage treatment system. Residents are invited to attend the session on Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Middle School, 10 Nutmeg Avenue. There will be a referendum question on the Nov. 4 ballot asking residents to vote […] [Read More]
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An early 20th century view of the old mansion

Lauralton Hall celebrating 150 Years

From a news release: Milford — This 2014-15 academic school year marks the 150-year Anniversary of the Pond-Taylor estate, the home of the Academy of Our Lady of Mercy, Lauralton Hall. The school is planning a yearlong series of events inviting alumnae, students, friends and the community to visit the historic grounds and participate in […] [Read More]
Needle felting is an easy-to-learn craft in which a barbed needle is used to sculpt wool into anything imaginable.

Learn the art of needle felting at Flanders

From a press release: Woodbury — 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 November and December. On Thursday, November 13 at 7 PM, the featured kit will be […] [Read More]
The cardinal is a frequent visitor to feeders during winter months in the Northeast

Flanders talk topic: Winter birds

From a news release: Which birds will stay with us through our Connecticut winter? What are their habits, habitat and food needs? Where can we view them? On Sunday, November 9th, Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust will be hosting Margaret Robbins for an information-packed discussion on birds and how best to foster them through […] [Read More]
Leafs to pile up soon

Shelton announces curbside leaf pickups

SHELTON-It’s fall so leaves are gently dropping down. So get out the rakes and the brown bags. The city will begin curbside collections on Nov. 3. That first pickup will run from Nov. 3 to Nov. 7. A second pickup will take begin on Dec. 8 and end Dec. 132. Only brown paper bags of […] [Read More]

Fundraiser for Derby Senior Center director’s infant

DERBY-It’s been nearly a month since a tumor was removed successfully from the brain of infant Anthony Michael Muoio at Yale New Haven Hospital. His mother, Sarah Muoio is the director of the Derby Senior Citizens Center. A fund-raiser is scheduled for Oct. 26 at the AM Club, 30 Hawthorne Avenue, where a family style […] [Read More]
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