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The Sports Enthusiast

The easiest aspect of Christmas shopping for a sports enthusiast (whether it be a spouse, significant other, best friend, brother, sister, boss, whomever), is that there are so many toys and so much equipment on the sports market.

The smart approach is to make sure you know what […]

By |2020-11-25T18:21:37-05:00November 25th, 2020|Featured Article|

Community Traditions Continue

Brightly-colored poinsettias fill the greenhouse. Trees cover the lawn. Holiday music brings the sounds of joyful and industrious elves tying and decorating wreaths, bows, bows, and more bows, and of course the cheese, milk, and eggnog! Welcome to a shopping experience at the Housatonic Valley Regional High […]

By |2020-11-25T17:41:44-05:00November 25th, 2020|Featured Article|

Take Thee to the Re

How cool is an exhibition of art that is outside at night?

How fantastic to arrive at an old farm at dusk, a sliver of a moon perched in an indigo sky – a tableau wonderful enough in itself to be the experience – the magic of the night just starting to unfold?

How amazing for an […]

By |2020-10-15T09:45:10-04:00September 25th, 2020|Featured Artist|

Author Bill Clegg

When I wrote about Bill Clegg’s first novel Did You Ever Have a Family here in 2015, I’d lived in the northwest corner of Connecticut for only a few years after living much of my adult life abroad. The book had been shortlisted for a Man Booker prize that year, one of publishing’s most celebrated […]

By |2020-09-25T18:10:17-04:00September 25th, 2020|Author Profiles|

The Old Copake Falls Church

Miracle on Miles Road

The old church, which had first opened its doors to parishioners in 1892, closed those same doors in 1955. It would subsequently stand empty and unused for the next 30 years. “In 1979 the Methodist Church in Copake Falls, NY, was an abandoned and bedraggled building, windows broken, the door often left […]

By |2020-10-26T12:51:34-04:00September 25th, 2020|History|



8 Dodd Road
New Milford, CT 06776
(860) 354-1350
We are currently undergoing renovations and will be operating by appointment only.

Appointment hours will be as follows:
Tuesday 11 AM – 7 PM
Wed- Saturday 11 AM – 2 PM

Visit AWS Online at www.aws-shelter.org
Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!


Boris was tired of living the […]

By |2020-07-06T09:25:46-04:00June 18th, 2020|In Need|

36 Dublin Road, Falls Village, CT 06031

Completely remodeled – the transformation of this home is amazing! Open living room, dining, kitchen area with engineered hardwood floors, beautiful new kitchen with quartz countertops. Living room includes wall mounted electric fireplace and mantle. Full bath with shower stall and tile floor includes laundry. Three bedrooms – master with full bath. New septic, […]

By |2020-06-17T13:05:59-04:00June 16th, 2020|Deal of the Week|

Let’s Make Home Happen for Maya!


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 |2020-06-12T15:15:41-04:00June 12th, 2020|In Need|

In-Town with Sweeping Views & Privacy

$849,000 • 3,024 sq.ft. • 5.43 acres • 3 BR • 2 BA • 1 ½BA

Breathtaking views over Lakeville Lake plus privacy from this 5+ acre property right in the heart of the village.  A contemporary 3-Bedroom, 2.5 Bath home offers serenity and views of the serene setting throughout.  The first floor includes an […]

By |2020-06-09T08:38:57-04:00June 8th, 2020|Deal of the Week|



The Mission of the Little Guild is to shelter and care for homeless cats and dogs, to find them loving new families, and to support their transition into homes through education and enrichment for both animals and adopters. They also serve the broader community through such programs as reduced-cost spay/neuter and vaccination clinics, […]

By |2020-06-05T16:20:28-04:00June 4th, 2020|In Need|
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