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โ€˜Field Goals

โ€˜Field Goals

Whenever I visit Litchfield (map), the county seat of Northwestern Connecticut, I think of the Kinks song โ€œVillage Green Preservation Society,โ€ especially the lines, โ€œPreserving the old ways from being...

โ€˜Field Goals

Whenever I visit Litchfield (map), the county seat of Northwestern Connecticut, I think of the Kinks song โ€œVillage Green Preservation Society,โ€ especially the lines, โ€œPreserving the old ways from being...

Brothersโ€˜ Keepers

Brothersโ€˜ Keepers

If you asked me to name the most eccentric Connecticuters in history, the Boothe brothers of Stratfordโ€”David (1867-1949) and Stephen (1869-1948)โ€”would get my nod. One story of many recounted in...

Brothersโ€˜ Keepers

If you asked me to name the most eccentric Connecticuters in history, the Boothe brothers of Stratfordโ€”David (1867-1949) and Stephen (1869-1948)โ€”would get my nod. One story of many recounted in...

Floral Grounds

Floral Grounds

Oh, to be a 7-year-old againโ€”or so I thought on a recent blue-sky, late-summer weekday when visiting Lavender Pond Farm in Killingworth. One such munchkin, in the company of his...

Floral Grounds

Oh, to be a 7-year-old againโ€”or so I thought on a recent blue-sky, late-summer weekday when visiting Lavender Pond Farm in Killingworth. One such munchkin, in the company of his...

Outer Space

Outer Space

For a stark experience of nature, super-wide views of the Long Island Sound and the chance to take a deep, relaxing breath, thereโ€™s an answer off the coast of Branford:...

Outer Space

For a stark experience of nature, super-wide views of the Long Island Sound and the chance to take a deep, relaxing breath, thereโ€™s an answer off the coast of Branford:...

Shore Leave

Shore Leave

Port towns are especially prone to churn, their fortunes swelling or sinking depending on the tides. But the city of New London, perched where the Thames River meets the western...

Shore Leave

Port towns are especially prone to churn, their fortunes swelling or sinking depending on the tides. But the city of New London, perched where the Thames River meets the western...

North East

North East

July 4th falls on a Tuesday this year, raising the tantalizing possibility of a five-day weekend. Such fortune, if you can get it, raises the problem of what to do...

North East

July 4th falls on a Tuesday this year, raising the tantalizing possibility of a five-day weekend. Such fortune, if you can get it, raises the problem of what to do...