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Classic Red Wine Sangrias

For this, our second weekend in August, I’m sharing two recipes for sangria made with red wine. This is traditional sangria, and it is THE perfect beverage for a summer cookout or picnic, also features bowls of fresh guacamole with chips, grilled shrimp, barbeque or burgers, and fiery salsa for slathering on anything and everything.

Now […]

2020-08-07T12:38:13-04:00August 7th, 2020|



8 Dodd Road
New Milford, CT 06776
(860) 354-1350
For the safety of our staff, volunteers and animals – we are closed for walk-ins and only accepting appointments for approved applications. If you have any questions, please email animalwelfare.socty@snet.net or call the Shelter.

Appointment hours will be as follows:
Tuesday 11 AM – 7 PM
Wed- Saturday 11 AM […]

2020-08-07T11:15:51-04:00August 7th, 2020|

Pianist Fei-Fei Performs Live From Music Mountain on August 9

Live From Music Mountain in Falls Village, CT, will present acclaimed pianist Fei-Fei performing works by Schumann, Chopin, Rachmaninoff and Ennio Morricone as part of a weekly program of conversation and music that continues to explore the work of artists during the time of Covid-19. Fei-Fei, who was showcased prominently as a Cliburn finalist in […]

2020-08-06T10:42:43-04:00August 6th, 2020|


There are many purrks to summer.

Basking in the sun that shines through the window, watching my family play in the kitty pool, and the scent of the furresh outdoors on evfurryones clothes.

Ah! But of course with the good, comes the bad.

My purrents tell folks that I am the very definition of a “scaredy-cat”, and I […]

2020-08-05T10:11:25-04:00August 5th, 2020|

Ten Mile Table Presents Cuizinestand for Month of August

During the month of August, Ten Mile Table, an initiative created in partnership with The Lantern Inn and the Wassaic Project, both located in the town of Wassaic, NY, will highlight and support voices in independent print publishing including food, wine, and art. Dubbed by organizers as the Cuizinestand or the Wassaic Newsstand, the pop-up […]

2020-08-03T11:10:20-04:00August 3rd, 2020|

Let’s #MakeHomeHappen for Friendly and Baxter!


The shelter is located on Route 9G also known as Violet Avenue. From Route 9 (either the North or South), turn on to St. Andrews Road (also known as County Route 40A). Follow the road to end at the intersection of 9G. Turn right and make an immediate left into the shelter. The […]

2020-07-31T11:27:31-04:00July 31st, 2020|

Noble Horizons Presents a Photographic Summer In the Tri-Corner

The fact that the summer of 2020 will go down as one of the strangest in recent memory hasn’t stopped Salisbury Connecticut’s Noble Horizons — one of the area’s leaders in elder care — from encouraging locals to capture their favorite seasonal moments. In a campaign dubbed Picture your Best Summer, the renowned Noble community […]

2020-07-30T15:25:37-04:00July 30th, 2020|

August is for Sangria

What do you get when you add fresh fruit to wine? Deliciousness and beauty in your favorite beverage – flavors that just don’t fit into the simple yet pleasing word “sangria.” Doesn’t just saying sangria make your mouth water? Mine, too!!

Here are two favorites that will satisfy you in so many ways, and they’re made […]

2020-07-30T14:40:45-04:00July 30th, 2020|

Copake to hold Digital Meeting on Proposed Solar Farm

Three years ago, solar giant Hecate Energy brought forth a proposal to build a massive solar farm on around 400 acres in the small hamlet of Craryville, NY. According to a report published by The Columbia Paper back in February, “The 40-megawatt, ground-mounted solar project which was to occupy about 400-acres of the 700-acre Rasweiler […]

2020-07-30T10:55:07-04:00July 30th, 2020|
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