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Sweet Deals for Valentines Day in Litchfield Hills and Fairfield County!

If the winter doldrums have set in, a welcome cure is in sight…Valentine’s Day! Whether you want to get out on the ski slopes or retreat to a fireside, the inns and resorts of Connecticut’s
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Colonial Cooking for Kids @ The Wilton Historical Society

The Wilton Historical Society is offering a new monthly program perfect for kids that like to cook.  The workshop, Colonial Cookery is perfect for kids in grades 4 – 8 and they take place on January
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Cold weather fun with cats …naturally!

Connecticut has had its’ first winter storm of the season and the air is cold and crisp, ice is etched on bare tree branches like silver filigree and the landscape is blanketed in a white snowy stole.
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Eagles Soar in Southbury

Debuting new telescopic lens viewing equipment and building updates, FirstLight Power Resources, the operator of the Shepaug Hydroelectric Power Station in Southbury, will open the Shepaug Bald Eagle
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WCSU show features Eppridge photo chronicle of Beatles’ 1964 US visit

A remarkable photographic chronicle by legendary Life Magazine photojournalist Bill Eppridge of the Beatles’ historic 1964 visit to the United States will be featured in a Western Connecticut State
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Mary Silliman’s War Film Screening at the Greenwich History Museum

The Greenwich Historical Society is hosting a film on Thursday, January 21 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Education Center on 39 Strickland Ave. in Cos Cob.  Imagine that it is the fourth
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It’s a Tequila Tasting!

If you have the winter blues and want to be reminded of sunnier climates, check out the Tequila Tasting at the  Weston Historical Society  on January 23 from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.!  The Society is
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Musing on Thailand, Tonks and ZiwiPeak Cat Food

It’s a cold winter day in Connecticut and the cats seem restless.  It is too cold to take the Tonkinese out for a walk on their leashes.  Winter always makes me think of the tropics and my mind drifts
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