Tag: Connecticut

Have you got stuff worthy of ‘American Pickers?’ Show comes to CT

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are returning to Connecticut. They plan to film episodes of the series “American Pickers” throughout Connecticut with filming scheduled for this summer. “American Pickers” is a documentary series that explores the world of…

Connecticut’s firmly entrenched in cinematic underground

[portfolio_slideshow id=9906] This Saturday, Connecticut’s dipping into the celluloid underground on again this year when The New England Underground Film Festival returns for its fourth annual presentation. The festival is programmed by Phil Hall, contributing editor for the online resource…

In the state: 7 hospitals join Conn. alliance to coordinate care

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Five health care systems that operate seven hospitals in Connecticut are forming an alliance intended to help coordinate care, improve efficiency and reduce costs. The Value Care Alliance includes Danbury, New Milford and Norwalk hospitals and…

GOP taps Bristol councilor to run for 31st state senate seat

The Connecticut Republican Party announced Henri Martin has been unanimously selected as the Republican candidate for State Senate District 31, which includes Bristol, Plainville, Plymouth, Thomaston, and Harwinton. Martin, who is looking to take over for fellow Republican Jason Welch…

Students asked to ‘Dream Big!’ for competition; March 29 deadline

State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier announced the launch of the sixth annual CHET Dream Big! Competition, aimed at getting kindergarten through fifth grade students across the state to think about their education and careers. Nappier, trustee for the Connecticut Higher…

Naugatuck valley, here we come

By KAITLYN NAPLES STAFF WRITER Last year, the state’s Municipal Opportunities & Regional Efficiencies (M.O.R.E) Commission began discussing the possibility of condensing the 14 regional planning agencies into eight councils of government. This included the Central Connecticut Regional Planning Agency…

Listings for Oct. 11

Miscellaneous listings FRIDAY, OCT. 11 SOUTHINGTON PREMIERE SCREENING OF ‘ANIMAL BEHAVIOR.’ Starring Jim Williams and Mike Finland. A story of Tugger and Ripper, two seemingly normal house cats. But Tugger has a plan. He’s in love with his owner’s girlfriend.…

Listings for Oct. 4

Dining listings FRIDAY, OCT. 4 BRISTOL ANNUAL WINE TASTING. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Benefit for Bristol Community Organization’s Dial-A-Ride program. Includes silent auction, Italian table, hors d’oeuvres. Nuchie’s Restaurant, Central Street, Forestville. $25 in advance, $30 at the door. (860)…

Listings for Sept. 27

Dining listings SATURDAY, SEPT. 28 OTHER THE ART OF WINE. Presented by the Arts for Learning Connecticut. 6 to 9 p.m. Laurel View Golf and Country Club, 310 W. Shepard Ave., Hamden. $45. (203) 230-8101.   FRIDAY, OCT. 4 BRISTOL…

Listings for Sept. 20

  Kids listings TUESDAY, SEPT. 24 BRISTOL PRE-SCHOOL DANCE PARTY. 10:30 a.m. For children 6 and under. Music, dancing, refreshments. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free but registration required. Manross Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. (860) 584-7790.  …

Listings for Sept. 6

  Health listings Miscellaneous listings FRIDAY, SEPT. 6 BRISTOL 65TH REUNION OF BRISTOL HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1948. Noon to 4 p.m. Chipannee Golf Club, Marsh Road, Bristol. Contact Rita Kenyon, (860) 583-8440, wrkenyon@hotmail.com.   OTHER SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Presented…

Listings for Aug. 30

  Dining listings SATURDAY, SEPT. 7 SOUTHINGTON PIG ROAST AND CLAM BAKE. 12 to 6 p.m. Draft beer, soda, clam chowder, hot dogs, hamburgers, sausage patties, clams, and pig. The Southington Elks Lodge, No. 1669, 114 Main St., Southington. $25…

Just in time for Back to School shopping, sales tax free week

Governor Dannel P. Malloy last week, according to a press release from his office, reminded Connecticut residents about the state’s upcoming sales tax-free week – an annual holiday that allows shoppers to purchase most individual items of clothing and footwear priced under…

Listings for Aug. 9

  Music listings FRIDAY, AUG. 9 OTHER EVERCLEAR. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com   SOUTHINGTON THE HAPPENING. “Summer Bash.” 9 p.m. Wicked Stick at PineValley Golf Course, 300 Welch Rd., Southington. (860) 628-9110.   SATURDAY, AUG. 10…