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The Legendary ’69 Hemi

As a kid, I was always brought along to big, loud car shows and flashy, bustling car auctions. Meanwhile, I never really understood why anything besides the fried food was so important. Cars haven’t been a huge part of my life by any means, but attending these […]

By |2021-05-13T14:00:34-04:00April 27th, 2021|Featured Article|

The Journey of a Thousand Miles

Rebecca Bloomfield loves to help things grow.

That may seem like an off-beat way of introducing a talented photographer who is gaining local notoriety because of her work on Small Town Big Talk currently on display at the David M. Hunt Library in Falls Village, CT, as well as on the library’s website. It is, however, […]

By |2021-05-04T14:09:45-04:00April 27th, 2021|Featured Artist|

Sweet Senior Pets

ORGANIZATION

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 […]

By |2021-04-26T12:26:44-04:00April 26th, 2021|In Need|

Must See Home in Salisbury

357 Twin Lakes Rd, Salisbury, CT 06068
Colonial
5 bedrooms
3.5 bath
5.01 Acres
3,888 sq ft
$1,150,000
This spectacular home is a must see! Built in 1998 with extraordinary detail including a lifetime metal roof that has a slate appearance. A spacious floor plan, perfect for entertaining, includes a living room […]
By |2021-04-26T14:48:53-04:00April 26th, 2021|Deal of the Week|

An Educator’s Journey; In her own words

-by Wendy Miller, Education Program Manager at Sharon Audobon Center

It was the middle of sugaring season when the world seemed to shut down last year. Two school field trips to the Sharon Audubon Center in Sharon CT (SAC), for a sugaring program were cancelled that day in March — as well […]

By |2021-04-22T14:53:07-04:00April 22nd, 2021|Main Street|

Antique Estate in Washington, CT

Town: Washington, CT
Price: $1,200,000
Rooms: 15
Bedrooms: 5
Baths: 3 Full, 2 Half
Style: Greek Revival
Acreage: 13.25 +/- acres
Age: 1870

Situated on over 13 acres in tony Washington, CT is the estate of iconic fashion photographer, William D. Helburn. The impressive antique Greek Revival is expansive and airy with over 4,700 sq. ft. of living space and includes a […]

By |2021-04-12T13:31:07-04:00April 12th, 2021|Deal of the Week|

Passiflora Pentimento

-by the Hillsdale Historians

In November 2020 we wrote about the history of the Hillsdale Post Office in Post Office Pentimento. In painting, pentimento is defined as earlier images that have been changed or painted over and are no longer visible to the naked eye but still exist, under the surface, like ghosts.

Buildings also have these […]

By |2021-04-01T14:29:35-04:00April 1st, 2021|History|

Rest in Trees

Many of us are making choices about how we live that are more environmentally sound and kinder to the Earth. These decisions can include the end of our lives too. There are many options for making your final journey a green one. While green practices might seem […]

By |2021-05-11T15:24:37-04:00March 29th, 2021|Featured Article|

An Actor’s Actor – A Cop’s Cop

There’s an intriguing phenomenon that occurs when actor Robert Clohessy walks into a room full of strangers, strolls by shoppers in the local market, stands idly pumping gas into his car or waits on the train platform, ready to board Metro North. Double takes. Whispered “I know that guy…” to those nearby. Or, the self-fulfilling […]

By |2021-04-07T11:00:48-04:00March 29th, 2021|Featured Artist|

Adorable Canaan Cape


60 College Hill Road, North Canaan, CT 06018

Cape Cod, 3 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom
2.25 Acres
$242,000
MLS #170361792
Adorable cape located in the country with apple trees, a river and a large backyard. There are beautiful hardwood floors and built-ins throughout the home. The first floor is complete with a living room, bedroom, full bath, dining […]
By |2021-03-29T10:39:43-04:00March 29th, 2021|Deal of the Week|
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