Longed-for Long Weekends: Fairfield County, Norwalk and Danbury

The state’s lift on most of the COVID-19-related restrictions means a new appreciation for the rise in temperatures. This reality becomes more clear as traffic swells and many weekend warriors take the plunge from their homes’ safety nests into backyard exploration. You don’t have Continue reading “Longed-for Long Weekends: Fairfield County, Norwalk and Danbury”

Concerts on the Hill Return for the 2021 Season

Popular Summer Series is Back!

Christ Church Easton will once again host its Concerts on the Hill summer concerts. These unique outdoor events debuted in 2017 and quickly became a local community favorite, averaging 200 people in attendance at each concert. Children, adults, and Continue reading “Concerts on the Hill Return for the 2021 Season”

Longed-for Long Weekends: Fairfield County, Stratford

After months of living through the uncertainties of a global health crisis and a life-changing pandemic, isn’t it time to pause? Sometimes all you need is a long weekend escape to push the reset button. 

One “shore” way to restore and unwind is to reserve a room at Stratford’s Continue reading “Longed-for Long Weekends: Fairfield County, Stratford”

Enjoy A Story and A Stroll All Summer Long

Mark Twain Library Brings StoryWalk to Redding

Combining the magic of reading and Redding’s uniquely scenic natural backdrop, the Mark Twain Library has created enchanting pathways around town, each featuring a different picture book.

“We are thrilled to launch the library’s Continue reading “Enjoy A Story and A Stroll All Summer Long”

Marjorie Goodfellow Celebrates 100th Birthday

Marjorie C. Goodfellow recently celebrated her 100th birthday with a drive-by parade outside her Easton home. She thoroughly enjoyed marking her milestone with family and friends. She was born on March 27, 1921 —Easter Sunday — in Bridgeport.

Marjorie entered the workforce and Continue reading “Marjorie Goodfellow Celebrates 100th Birthday”

How is SHEISART Media Helping Black Women?

Candice Peterkin, CEO/Founder of SHEISART Media, has dedicated her time and service to Black women since 2019. Support for the multimedia business Peterkin founded has been growing through social media, gaining more and more followers.

“SHEISART to me is a place where Black women Continue reading “How is SHEISART Media Helping Black Women?”

Longed-for Long Weekends: Naugatuck Valley Region

As business restrictions and travel mandates lift and the world recovers from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Connecticut’s backyard treasures beckon day-trippers to discover —and rediscover— the wealth of sightseeing opportunities that at every turn, turn a day into a weekend Continue reading “Longed-for Long Weekends: Naugatuck Valley Region”

Michael Ambrose of Easton to Be Honored at Gala

Easton resident Mike Ambrose, vice president of engineering & technology at Sikorsky, is one of three honorees who will receive the Brian Langdon Award at LifeBridge’s annual Building a Brighter Future Gala. The award will be present at an online virtual event slated for June 10 Continue reading “Michael Ambrose of Easton to Be Honored at Gala”

Mother’s Day Plant Sale Helps Ovarian Cancer Services

Noreen Forde

Noreen Forde of Easton has organized a special way to support women with ovarian cancer and to celebrate Mother’s Day.

COVID-19 has affected everyone in so many ways, and women facing cancer need support now more than ever. Forde urges friends and neighbors to consider Continue reading “Mother’s Day Plant Sale Helps Ovarian Cancer Services”

Meeting the Bunny at Easter ‘Eggstravaganza’

The Easton Park and Recreation Department held its annual Easter egg hunt on a beautiful spring day. Last year’s hunt had to be cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic shutdown. Children gathered eggs scattered across the New Friends Playground and tennis courts on the morning of Continue reading “Meeting the Bunny at Easter ‘Eggstravaganza’”