In Sight

A photographic journal (mostly) around lower Fairfield County
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Swimming for the Sound

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  With their eyes set on the great blue yonder, area children take the first steps toward the dream of sailing on the Long Island Sound. Through the Young Mariners Foundation, children from low income families get a chance to become sailors who are responsible citizens of the sea. Before the Young Mariner students can […] [Read More]
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Connecticut’s awesome snow sculptures

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This snowy winter has put a lot of Connecticut residents into a blue funk, but not everyone has succumbed to the dreary weather. Check out the impressive snow sculptures that people from across the area have created. Do you have photos of your own creation? Email them to ed@ctnews and we’ll add them to this […] [Read More]
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Danbury students use snow day to build awesome, gigantic sculpture of their dog

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Danbury residents Michael, Abigayle, and Ellen Retter turned a snowy day into a fun family project on Thursday, March 5. Using snow and colored water, they created an enormous sculpture of their family dog, Stella, complete with name tag. What snow sculptures have you built this winter? Email pictures of your creations to jsanna@hearstmediact.com and […] [Read More]
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John Ferris Robben, a Greenwich artist and photographer, during an unveiling of five of his new floral paintings at the grand opening of Round Robben Home at 115 Mason Street in Greenwich, Conn., Wednesday, March 4, 2015. The store, a gallery showcase space, belongs to Robben's sister, Ellen Atkinson-Robben, and sells one-of-a-kind art and fashion pieces for the home. John Ferris Robben, who is well-known as the official photographer for the Town of Greenwich, said he was a painting apprentice under John Singer Sargent. Robben said he graduated from Greenwich High School in 1982 and Providence College in 1986.

Greenwich artist unveils floral paintings

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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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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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