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14 min ago | Westport Now

Westport Bike Ride Team Meets Cancer Challenge

Geographically, it is all downhill, admits Lucas Fortini, director of cycling for Sherpa Fitness at Westport's 1555 Post Road East.


Related Topix: Fairfield County, CT, Westport, CT, Lakeville, CT

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Sixth Annual Connecticut Wine Festival

The Connecticut Wine Festival will be returning this year for its sixth year of showcasing some of Connecticut's best wines.


Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Connecticut, Old Saybrook, CT

The Hartford Courant

Is The Bush Family Coming To Litchfield County?

There are many fans of George W. and Laura Bush in North Canaan , a place that's more rural, remote and Republican than most of Connecticut.


Related Topix: W., Canaan, CT, Laura Bush, Ansonia, CT

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Naugatuck Daily News

Burgess uproots plan for garden

Residents of an east side neighborhood have raised concerns regarding a proposal to make a community garden at Cross Street Intermediate School.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Naugatuck, CT

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued for Litchfield County

The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Litchfield County until 9:15 p.m. Wednesday, July 9. A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 10 p.m. Wednesday.


Related Topix: Weather

Fri Jul 04, 2014

New York Post

$5 million mansion goes up in smoke

A roaring fire destroyed a 10,700-square-foot mansion in Middlebury, Ct. Thursday night, reducing the sprawling home to a smoking skeleton.


Related Topix: Fire, Middlebury, CT

Thu Jul 03, 2014

News Times

Weekend with survival expert provides lessons for life

With axe on shoulder, Steve Lancia, owner of Northcamp, a wilderness and outdoor survival skills camp, at Bruce Park, Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, July 1, 2014.


Related Topix: Greenwich, CT, SUNY Agriculture & Technology at Morrisville

Exhibit Looks At One Connecticut Town's Role in World War I

It was the Great War, the First World War , the "war to end all wars," and it began 100 years ago.


Related Topix: History in the News, Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Washington, CT,

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Rain, Tropical Storm For Days Leading Into Fourth Of July Weekend

Thunderstorms Wednesday night will kick off a series of events that could dampen activities leading into the holiday weekend, meteorologists say.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Hartford, CT

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Man Forever And So Percussion Bring Complex And Challenging Rhythms To New London

Composer and multi-instrumentalist John Colpitts was known in indie rock circles as the drummer for Oneida when, in 2012, as Man Forever, he released the album "Pansophical Cataract," inspired by Lou Reed's landmark "Metal Machine Music."


Related Topix: New London, CT, Pop/Rock, Lou Reed, Lakeville, CT, Music, Entertainment

Wed Jun 25, 2014


A Few Things Worth Noting About Anderson Cooper's Connecticut Digs

For starters, the Litchfield County estate has fared better in recent years than the publication founded and edited by its architect Wilson Eyre .


Related Topix: The A-Team, Hip-Hop, The a-Team

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Litchfield County's Branchwater Take Blues Off The Grid

Blues-rock quartet Branchwater has reached a crossroads of sorts. As high school students, they gigged quite a bit and self-produced two excellent albums: the studio recording "When the World Seems Cold" and "Live at the Warner Theatre ."


Related Topix: Education Etc., Music, Entertainment