Ridgefield is for writers

Adele Annesi, Chris Belden and Rebecca Dimyan are completing arrangements for the first Ridgefield Writers Conference, to take place Sept. 28.

Adele Annesi, Chris Belden and Rebecca Dimyan are completing arrangements for the first Ridgefield Writers Conference, to take place Sept. 28.The idea of conducting a conference in Ridgefield for writers has been percolating for years in the mind of writer and editor Adele Annesi. When she met ...

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Fran Gormley of Greenwich: Flying high with photography

Photographer Fran Gormley travels to some of the earth's remotest locations and finds beauty.

Photographer Fran Gormley travels to some of the earth’s remotest locations and finds beauty. When first gazing upon the 60-by-40 photos created by Fran Gormley of Greenwich, the viewer is not quite sure what is being seen. Some images are vibrant in color, others muted in tone; still ...

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Maria Jarreau Heller recycles throwaways into art

An 'aquarium' created by Maria Heller from recycled materials.

An ‘aquarium’ created by Maria Heller from recycled materials. — Bryan Haeffele photo. What we see as useless stuff, Maria Heller sees as recyclable ingredients for a lamp, a chess set, a sculpture, an aquarium.  Her eyes and her fingers understand that what would normally be ...

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Trout stocking is underway for April 20 Opening Day

Opening Day for fishing is Saturday, April 20th and the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) expects to have over 378,000 trout stocked throughout the state in time for Opening Day. Late February into early March historically marks the beginning of the trout ...

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Fresco Trattoria brings authentic Italian food to Georgetown

As the roadwork and construction came to an end at Route 107 and West Main Street, one of the many businesses nestled in Georgetown finished with construction of its own. Fresco Trattoria, formerly known as Lombardi’s II at 22 Main Street in Georgetown, re-opened its doors on Nov. 11 to ...

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December update from Connecticut DEEP

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Dec. 6, 2012 Inland Update ATLANTIC SALMON 2012 fall broodstock Atlantic salmon update –DEEP completed its 2012 fall broodstock Atlantic salmon stockings this week by releasing over 200 fish into Beach Pond (106 salmon) and Mount ...

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Grissini Restaurant in Vista, N.Y.

Grissini Restaurant has taken over the familiar colonial-style building at 355 Smith Ridge Road in Vista formerly occupied by Nino’s. New owner Leo Rukiq acquired the business several weeks ago from the previous owners and has been working hard on redecorating the interior and preparing an ...

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