In Sight

A photographic journal (mostly) around lower Fairfield County
Brookfield's Tommy Burkhart (15) reacts to a foul call by the referee with teammates Brock Bouillane (4) and Nick Lopz (30) in the final minutes of Brookfield's 49-47 win over New Fairfield in the high school boys basketball game at Brookfield High School in Brookfield, Conn. Friday, Feb. 20, 2015.

C’mon ref!

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Milford scene

Postcard Pretty

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This is one of those scenes that should be on a postcard. Everything was white and the pond was frozen, even the waterfall! This is a view of the Milford duck pond behind city hall looking toward the First United Church of Christ on West River Street in the background. [Read More]
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Connecticut’s gorgeous sunset, in your photos

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An otherwise ordinary Tuesday night came to a close with a spectacular display in the western sky on February 10, 2015. Did you snap photos of the sunset? Email them to ed@ctnews.com and we’ll add them to this gallery. [Read More]
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Charlie Whiteley, far right, 16, tries to score a goal past Ben Partley, 16, as Leighton White, 16, skates behind on the Montgomery Pinetum Pond so they can play hockey in Greenwich, Conn. Monday, Feb. 9, 2015.  The area received minimal snow accumulations, but quite a bit of freezing rain that created a layer of ice on the roads.

Hockey on the Pond

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I’ve had some long, cold days at work over the last few weeks, and yesterday was no exception.  I stumbled upon some kids shoveling snow from the top of a town pond in Greenwich so they could skate.  I stuck around, hands and feet frozen, as the kids kept shoveling away.  TWO HOURS LATER, they […] [Read More]
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Search And Destroy

50 years ago, the first US combat troops landed in Vietnam

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February 9, 1965 is a date seared into the minds of many Americans of a certain age. It’s the day when the first American combat troops landed in what was then South Vietnam to protect a key American airbase being used in strikes against the Communist government in North Vietnam. It marked the start of […] [Read More]
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Ahh…high school

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Wipeout!

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With such small snowfall numbers this winter, Monday’s storm brought out lots of kids and kids-at-heart taking to area hills to beat their cabin fever and have a little fun. Saturday’s tiny snowfall even gave me an opportunity, on a day off, to take my 4-year-old son to the “big hill” in our town. We […] [Read More]
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A red-tailed hawk comes in for a landing near the top of a pine tree at the Audobon property in Greenwich, Conn., Saturday afternoon, Jan. 17, 2015.  Audubon Greenwich is located at 613 Riversville Road and is the site of the National Audubon Society's 285-acre sanctuary in Greenwich that was opened in 1942 as Audubon's first environmental education center. For more information about Audubon Greenwich and events held there, visit their web-site: http://greenwich.audubon.org/learn-explore.

Talon touchdown

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