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17TH Annual Fall Festival this Saturday
17TH Annual Fall Festival is set for this Saturday, October 9th, from 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM.
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Caligiuri, other GOP hopefuls attend supper
Litchfield.bz (10-8-10)
U.S. Senate candidate Sam Caligiuri appeared at the Litchfield Republican Town Committee's pasta supper Thursday at the Litchfield firehouse, as did other GOP candidates running in November.
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Zappone meets voters at Bethlehem forum
Litchfield.bz (10-8-10)
State representative candidate William Zappone of Litchfield held a public forum at Memorial Hall in Bethlehem on Thursday.
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Wheeler presents proposed goals to board
Litchfield.bz (10-7-10)
The Board of Education on Wednesday got its first look at the proposed goals of Superintendent of Schools Deborah Wheeler for 2010-11.
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St. Michael’s Annual Fete & Craft Faire
Litchfield.bz (10-4-10)
St. Michael’s church in Litchfield hosted “An Arabian Adventure Marionette Show” on Saturday afternoon as part of their annual Fete & Craft Faire.
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Goshen Scout Troop #35 open house
Litchfield.bz (10-4-10)
Goshen Boy Scout Troop #35 in Goshen held an open house at Camp Coch on Saturday afternoon.
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Morris VFD open house
Litchfield.bz (10-4-10)
The Morris Volunteer Fire Department conducted an open house on Saturday from 12:00-4:00 pm as part of their Fire Prevention efforts.
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Litchfield and Morris get STEAP grants
Litchfield.bz (10-1-10)
Litchfield will be getting $250,000 and Morris $150,000 in Small Town Economic Assistance Program grants from the state.
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LHS meets most accessibility requirements
Litchfield.bz (10-1-10)
Litchfield High School complies with most civil rights accessibility requirements, but some improvements will still have to be made by the Board of Education and town to satisfy the state Department of Education.
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Morris voters accept state $ for building
Litchfield.bz (10-1-10)
Construction of a building at Morris Town Beach is expected to begin this fall now that town voters have agreed to accept a state grant of $225,000 for the project.
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Marie Wallace a winner of Wisdom Award
Litchfield.bz (9-30-10)
Marie Wallace, one of Litchfield's most dedicated volunteers, was one of the recipients of a Wisdom Award at the Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center on Wednesday.
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LHFS is White Memorial's award winner
Litchfield.bz (9-29-10)
Litchfield Hill Food Systems Inc. was the recipient of the 2010 White Memorial Conservation Award during the White Memorial Foundation's annual employee-trustees dinner on Saturday.
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Torrington Country Club damaged by fire
Litchfield.bz (9-28-10)
A late-night fire caused serious damage at the Torrington Country Club in Goshen late Monday.
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A day in the outdoors at White Memorial
Litchfield.bz (9-27-10)
The education committee at the White Memorial Conservation Center held its 29th annual Family Nature Day on Saturday, drawing a big crowd for lessons on nature and wildlife, games for children, a hayride, and other activities. Here's a look at some of the faces of the day.
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GOP candidate for Congress visits Goshen
Litchfield.bz (9-27-10)
State Sen. Sam Caligiuri, R-Waterbury, who is trying to unseat incumbent U.S. Rep. Christopher Murphy, D-Cheshire, in the 5th District, was at the Goshen Republican Town Committee's seventh annual pig roast Saturday at the Church of Christ Congregational.
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Cobble Court contributes to cancer walk
Litchfield.bz (9-27-10)
Businesses in Cobble Court held a fundraiser Sunday to benefit the upcoming Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk.
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Cobble Court to host fundraiser for cancer
Litchfield.bz (9-24-10)
A fundraiser to benefit the upcoming Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk will be held Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. in Cobble Court in Litchfield.
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Accident tested skills of town firefighters
Litchfield.bz (9-24-10)
Wednesday's accident involving an SUV and a fuel truck gave Litchfield and Bantam firefighters a chance to work on their extrication skills.
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Planning for greenway is coming along
Litchfield.bz (9-23-10)
The committee working on a planned recreational greenway that would run from Litchfield to Bantam and end at Stoddard Road delivered some good news to the Board of Selectmen this week.
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Tomato crop a boost for soup kitchen
Litchfield.bz (9-20-10)
A bountiful tomato crop in Litchfield is helping benefit the food supply at the Torrington Community Soup Kitchen. Dick and Liz Dauphinais have stockpiled hundreds of tomatoes at the home on Harris Road after harvesting them from a garden they planted at Bunnell Farm.
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Eldridge senior housing to get an overhaul
Litchfield.bz (9-20-10)
Eldridge, the 20-unit senior citizen housing community in Morris, will receive an upgrade funded by a federal grant of $555,000 awarded to the town this month.
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Community center takes a step back in time
Litchfield.bz (9-20-10)
Leisure suits and big hair were in style during the Lounge Lizards Dance Party Saturday night at the Litchfield Community Center.
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Feds dismiss parent's school complaint
Litchfield.bz (9-17-10)
A complaint by a parent alleging that Litchfield school officials violated the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act by failing to provide her with information on an incident involving her son has been dismissed by the U.S. Department of Education.
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Nasty weed being removed from Bantam Lake
Litchfield.bz (9-16-10)
The Bantam Lake Protective Association is on the winning end of its fight to remove fanwort, a non-native invasive weed, from Bantam Lake.
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High school solar panels yield savings
Litchfield.bz (9-16-10)
An effort by school officials to reduce energy consumption is getting a boost from solar panels on the roof of the Litchfield High School cafeteria.
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Litchfield Dems picnic
Litchfield.bz (9-13-10)
Litchfield Democrats hosted a meet and greet picnic on Saturday at Community Field.
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Litchfield Borough Days
Litchfield.bz (9-13-10)
The Litchfield Historical Society hosted Borough Days on Sunday with support from sponsor Litchfield Bancorp.
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Laurel Ridge hosts Celebration of CT Farms
Litchfield.bz (9-13-10)
Laurel Ridge Farm in Litchfield hosted the 10th annual Celebration of Connecticut Farms on Sunday afternoon.
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Litchfield parent brings complaint to feds
Litchfield.bz (9-9-10)
A parent alleging that her son, a Center School student, was struck by another student on a school van two years ago filed a complaint on the matter with the U.S. Department of Education.
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Plan hatched to button up Morris Town Hall
Litchfield.bz (9-9-10)
Town Hall is bleeding energy, particularly the area occupied by the library, but the Board of Selectmen is working on a plan to mitigate the air loss.
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Murphy brings campaign to Litchfield
Litchfield.bz (9-9-10)
U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy, right, visits with Andrew Pikosky of Meadow Street during a campaign stop last week.
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Parkin' Pete receives cash to go away
Litchfield.bz (9-8-10)
The town has settled a grievance with the union representing former parking enforcement officer Peter (Parkin' Pete) Cianciolo.
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Three days in the sun at Goshen Fair
Litchfield.bz (9-7-10)
The 98th annual Goshen Fair concluded a successful three-day run on Monday, another dry and sunny day that drew thousands to the fairgrounds to eat, browse, and take in livestock shows and tractor and truck pulls.
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Summer heat greets students on first day
Litchfield.bz (9-2-10)
Schools in Region 6 opened on Wednesday, a day that felt more like July than September with temperatures rising into the 90s.
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School board to hold stimulus $ for year
Litchfield.bz (9-2-10)
Litchfield's federal stimulus of $86,528 will be held in reserve for one year and will be used to save three jobs in 2011-12, the Board of Education's finance committee was told Monday.
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New playground in place at Center School
Litchfield.bz (9-1-10)
Center School's new $78,000 all-weather playground is ready for the school's first recess, which takes place today with the opening of school.
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Zappone to face Miner in 66th District
Litchfield.bz (9-1-10)
Inspired by the thought of Craig Miner running unopposed in the 66th District state representative race, Bill Zappone of Litchfield has thrown his hat into the ring.
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Faculty and staff get off to rocking start
Litchfield.bz (8-30-10)
It was a rousing beginning to the first week of school for Litchfield's staff and faculty, who will greet students on Wednesday.
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Laurel Ridge to host Celebration of Farms
Litchfield.bz (8-30-10)
Litchfield's Laurel Ridge Farm, known for its home-grown beef, will host the annual Celebration of Connecticut Farms on Sept. 12.
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Democrats find opponent for Miner
Litchfield.bz (8-27-10)
Craig Miner will have an opponent in the 66th District state representative race after all.
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Rell appoints Paul to advisory commission
Litchfield.bz (8-27-10)
First Selectman Leo Paul Jr. has been appointed to the Connecticut Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations by Gov. M. Jodi Rell.
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Softball game benefits Wounded Warrior
Litchfield.bz (8-27-10)
Warren resident Marty Cassone, a military veteran, organized a softball game Wednesday to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project, which helps permanently disabled veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
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Morris library throws party for readers
Litchfield.bz (8-26-10)
The Morris Public Library held a party in Memorial Park on Wednesday to recognize the James Morris School students who read at least 15 books during the summer.
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Ed board votes to give Wheeler extra year
Litchfield.bz (8-26-10)
Superintendent of Schools Deborah Wheeler will get the extra year in Litchfield that she'd been asking for.
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Kindergarteners take first school bus ride
Litchfield.bz (8-25-10)
Wednesday was bus orientation day at Center School in Litchfield.
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Morris selectmen fill vacant position
Litchfield.bz (8-25-10)
Jennifer Atkins of North Haven has been chosen by the Board of Selectmen in Morris to fill the volunteer emergency management director's position.
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Energy assistance applications to be available
Litchfield.bz (8-24-10)
Applications for the Litchfield Social Services Department's energy assistance program, which helps needy town residents offset electric and heating fuel bills during the colder months, will be accepted beginning Sept. 1.
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Weekend Update
Litchfield.bz (8-23-10)

 

Fanwort barriers damaged
Litchfield.bz (8-23-10)
Contributed by Bantam Lake Protective Association
Sadly, we have had some rather extensive damage to the Fanwort barrier located at the mouth of the Bantam River inlet to the lake.
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Goshen Historical Society holds 55th
Litchfield.bz (8-23-10)
The Goshen Historical Society held an ice cream and cake party on Sunday to celebrate its 55th anniversary.
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Forman will pay taxes on new property
Litchfield.bz (8-20-10)
The Forman School has bought property at 88 West St. for faculty housing and plans to pay full taxes on it.
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Libraries hosting special events in September
Litchfield.bz (8-19-10)
Several area libraries are hosting special events in September.
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Annual craft fair held at Methodist church
Litchfield.bz (8-16-10)
The annual craft fair conducted by the United Methodist Church in Litchfield drew a lot of visitors on a picture perfect weather day on Saturday.
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Classic autos come to Warren Woods
Litchfield.bz (8-16-10)
The Warren Volunteer Fire Company held its fifth annual antique auto show Saturday at Warren Woods. About 120 cars and trucks turned out for the fire company fundraiser.
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Fraud alert
Litchfield.bz (8-13-10)
We are being notified of increased attempts to gain access to personal information via email. This is commonly referred to as “phishing” and not the kind of activity you would find on Bantam Lake.
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Primary election results
Litchfield.bz (8-11-10)
Primary election results for Litchfield, Warren, Morris and Goshen are now posted on our special election page found here.
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“No Stress Band” to play on Litchfield Green
Litchfield.bz (8-11-10)
The Litchfield Parks and Recreation Summer Concert Series will continue on Wednesday night this week with the “No Stress Band” performing from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
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CJR school is accredited by NEASC
Litchfield.bz (8-10-10)
John F. Boyd, Executive Director of the Connecticut Junior Republic (CJR), and Anne J. Fitzgerald, President of the Board of Directors, announced today that the organization’s Cable Academic and Vocational Education Center (CJR School) has been granted initial institutional accreditation by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
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Korean War veterans cited in Goshen
Litchfield.bz (8-10-10)
Goshen's 41 residents who served in the military during the Korean War were honored by the town and American Legion Post 46 at Camp Cochipianee on Sunday.
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Art St. John elected commander of Bantam Legion Post #44
Litchfield.bz (8-9-10)
At a time when experience and leadership are prime requisites, Post 44 has elected Art St. John as Post Commander for the 2010-2011 year effective August 7th.
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Blueberry Festival is a hit in Goshen
Litchfield.bz (8-9-10)
The Church of Christ Congregational of Goshen's annual Blueberry Festival on Saturday was again a success, with more than 600 pies, 2,000 muffins and dozens of boxes of frozen blueberries being sold.
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Tanner wins top award at county 4-H Fair
Litchfield.bz (8-9-10)
Meghan Tanner of Warren was a big winner at the Litchfield County 4-H Fair on Saturday at the Goshen Fairgrounds.
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Concerts on Green to help others
Litchfield.bz (8-6-10)
Litchfield Parks and Recreation is happy to announce that the Concerts on the Green series has evolved into a helping hand for our neighbors.
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Merchants put on summer's final Date Night
Litchfield.bz (8-6-10)
The Litchfield Green Merchants Association held its third and final Date Night of the summer season Thursday.
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Bysiewicz Drives Seventeen-Year-Old Voter Registration
as Part of ‘Affiliate and Participate’ Campaign

Litchfield.bz (8-5-10)
Secretary of the State encourages seventeen-year-old voters to register to vote in the August 10th 2010 Connecticut Primary Elections.
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Litchfield Democrats take in debate
Litchfield.bz (8-5-10)
Democrats gathered at La Cupola Restaurant in Bantam on Tuesday to watch their man - former Stamford Mayor Dan Malloy - debate his opponent in the Aug.
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Litchfield Summer Concert Series update
Litchfield.bz (8-5-10)
The Litchfield Parks and Recreation Summer Concert Series will continue on Wednesday nights through August from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
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P&Z renews Hunter's Chase permit
Litchfield.bz (8-5-10)
Hunter's Chase, the partially-built townhouse community, will be placed on the market now that its owner, Webster Bank, has gained renewal of a zoning permit allowing completion of the remaining 66 townhouses.
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Merchants want Parkin' Pete back on job
Litchfield.bz (8-5-10)
Many business owners in the center of town, their employees and some residents want to see Peter (Parkin' Pete) Cianciolo reinstated as the town's parking enforcement officer.
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Final West Street Date Night is Thursday
Litchfield.bz (8-4-10)
The Litchfield Green Merchants Association's summer Date Night program will conclude Thursday with live music, a wine tasting, a book signing and a fashion show between 5 and 8 p.m.
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Goshen officials expect healthy surplus
Litchfield.bz (8-2-10)
Solid fiscal management in Goshen is being credited with producing an expected budget surplus of about $380,000 for 2009-10.
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Miner's opponent drops out in 66th
Litchfield.bz (8-2-10)
State Rep. Craig Miner (R-Litchfield) will likely run unopposed in November now that his Democratic opponent has dropped out of the 66th District race.
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Statewide candidates appear in Morris
Litchfield.bz (8-2-10)
Gubernatorial candidate Dan Malloy was one of seven Democrats seeking statewide office to make a stop at the Morris Town Beach on Saturday for the third annual Bantam Lake outing sponsored by the Morris Democratic Town Committee and the Democratic town committees of several area towns.
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Picnic for seniors draws a big crowd
Litchfield.bz (7-30-10)
Litchfield's Parks and Recreation Department held its annual summer picnic for senior citizens Thursday at the Litchfield Community Center.
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Primary Elections coming soon
Litchfield.bz (7-29-10)
There are primary elections for both the Democratic and Republican parties on Tuesday, August 10th from 6:00 am - 8:00 pm. You must be registered to vote.
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Help save Litchfield's History
Litchfield.bz (7-29-10)
Do you have an attic to clean out? A basement? Do you think all those papers, clothing and objects lying around are junk? Think again.
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Sidewalk construction continues on South Street in Litchfield
Litchfield.bz (7-28-10)
The new sidewalk on South Street in the center of Litchfield is progressing as residents walk around barricades to visit the Post Office and stores.
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Storm damage information sought
Litchfield.bz (7-27-10)
To totally evaluate the damage from the recent tornado of July 21, 2010 the Litchfield Office of Emergency Management would like to have Litchfield residents contact the Emergency Management Office.
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Beer and wine fundraiser benefits society
Litchfield.bz (7-25-10)
The Litchfield Historical Society hosted a fundraising beer and wine tasting on Saturday evening.
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Association holds first picnic
Litchfield.bz (7-24-10)
The Bantam Lake Protective Association enjoyed a day at the beach on Saturday, sponsoring its first family picnic at the Morris Town Beach.
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Tourism web sites launched with new features
Litchfield.bz (7-26-10)
New websites for the Litchfield Hills and Fairfield County have been launched to serve the newly expanded Western CT Convention & Visitors Bureau.
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Goshen Players hold fundraiser for cast
Litchfield.bz (7-26-10)
The Goshen Players helped out some fellow actors with a fundraiser Saturday night at Old Town Hall.
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Bantam Lake to be treated Tuesday (July 27th)
Litchfield.bz (7-26-10)
Bantam Lake will be chemically treated to remove invasive plants on Tuesday, July 27th.
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Package store moving, hospital plan scrapped
Litchfield.bz (7-23-10)
The Planning and Zoning Commission took care of some housekeeping duties on Monday, one being approving a move by The Fox and Hound Spirit Shop from one location in the Village Green plaza to another.
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Selectmen deny union's parking grievance
Litchfield.bz (7-22-10)
The Board of Selectmen on Tuesday denied a grievance filed by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union on behalf of former parking enforcement officer Peter (Parkin' Pete) Cianciolo.
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Hailstorm hits Litchfield
Litchfield.bz (7-22-10)
Inch sized hail pelted the Litchfield area beginning at around 3:45 pm yesterday afternoon.
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Bit of Hawaii comes to Morris Senior Center
Litchfield.bz (7-19-10)
The Morris Senior Center - and those who work there - went Hawaiian on Friday for a luau lunch complete with tropical drinks.
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Sidewalk project is underway
Litchfield.bz (7-19-10)
The long-awaited South Street sidewalk project began taking shape late last week, with the asphalt walk in front of the post office being torn up by Clover Construction of Bristol and replaced with a brick surface.
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Warren Woods hosts first town picnic
Litchfield.bz (7-19-10)
Warren's Parks and Recreation Commission, under the direction of Chairman Chris Brodhead, held its first town picnic Saturday at Warren Woods.
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Community center celebrates anniversary
Litchfield.bz (7-16-10)
The Litchfield Community Center's week-long 10th anniversary celebration culminated with a star-studded gala dinner and dance on Saturday.
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Food the focus at community center
Litchfield.bz (7-16-10)
Mitzi Cappello's fried dough pizza and a cake from the Dutch Epicure Shop were the highlights of Thursday evening's activities at the Litchfield Community Center, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this week.
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Blumenthal questioned at Rotary luncheon
Litchfield.bz (7-16-10)
The Litchfield-Morris Rotary Club played host Thursday to state Attorney General and U.S. Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal, who addressed a question about misstatements he has admitted making about his military service during the Vietnam War.
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Section of Goshen road to close for repairs
Litchfield.bz (7-16-10)
A 300-foot stretch of West Hyerdale Drive in the Woodridge Lake development in Goshen will be closed from Wednesday until Aug. 31 at the latest while it is repaired.
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Ed board holds off on Wheeler extension
Litchfield.bz (7-16-10)
The Board of Education, citing policy over precedent, has postponed a decision on whether to extend the contract of school superintendent Deborah Wheeler by one year.
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A day in the community center's celebration
Litchfield.bz (7-14-10)
Wednesday, the fourth day of the Litchfield Community Center's 10th anniversary celebration, started with a run and ended with the banging of drums.
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New crew storage building all finished
Litchfield.bz (7-14-10)
Construction of the new building the Litchfield Hills Rowing Club and the Taft School of Watertown will use to store their crew shells and equipment at the Litchfield Town Beach on Bantam Lake is complete after only two weeks.
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Blumenthal to speak at Rotary
Litchfield.bz (7-14-10)
U.S. Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal, the Connecticut attorney general, will be the guest speaker Thursday, July 15 for the Litchfield-Morris Rotary luncheon at the Litchfield Inn.
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Open House Day Tour again a success
Litchfield.bz (7-12-10)
The 63rd annual Open House Day Tour held Saturday by the Litchfield Aid of the Connecticut Junior Republic drew about 1,000 visitors to two houses on North Street, two on South Street and one on Prospect Street.
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Litchfield town water supply very limited
Litchfield.bz (7-12-10)
Aquarion has notified all customers that a water ban is in effect for all outdoor activities such as lawn watering and vehicle washing until further notice.
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New walkway in Morris is dedicated
Litchfield.bz (7-9-10)
Memorial Park's new brick walkway was dedicated on Thursday. The committe of residents that raised $30,000 to build the walk, First Selectman Karen D. Paradis, and the Rev. Kim Wadhams of the Morris Congregational Church gathered in the park for a brief dedication ceremony.
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McMahon brings campaign to Litchfield
Litchfield.bz (7-8-10
)U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon was in Litchfield on Thursday to visit with business owners in the center of town.
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Art St. John makes a donation to Bantam
Litchfield.bz (7-8-10)
Art St. John of Bantam, center, flanked by his daughter, Diane Blick, and son, David St. John, holds the framed reproduction of the Declaration of Independence that he donated to the Borough of Bantam on Saturday.
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Bantam zoning meeting moves outdoors
Litchfield.bz (7-8-10)
Bantam's Planning and Zoning Commission held its meeting outside the Bantam Borough Hall on Tuesday to take advantage of the length of the day and to try to create interest in borough affairs.
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OWL awarded $36,500 in grants for outreach to Bantam
contributed (7-7-10)
The Oliver Wolcott Library was awarded a $25,000 Praxair Foundations grant and a $11,500 Seherr-Thoss Foundations grant for their project called “OWL Box”, an outreach lending machine which is essentially a vending machine filled with books, audio books, and DVDs.
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Dedication of Morris Memorial Walkway
contributed (7-7-10)
“It’s finally going to be finished,” Cathy Wheeler, co-chairman of the Morris 150th Anniversary Committee and the moving force behind the project, states.
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Water conservation urged by Aquarion
Contributed by Litchfield First Selectman Leo Paul, Jr. (7-6-10)
Over the past few weeks, Aquarion has experienced unforeseen problems that have limited the capacity of one of their well-fields.
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Town churches join together at service
Litchfield.bz (7-5-10)
Laura Turner, a deacon at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Bantam is followed by the Rev. Ray Odiorne, right, of Trinity Episcopal in Milton and the Rev. Christopher Webber of the Milton Congregational Church prior to the annual Independence Day service the churches held at Trinity Episcopal on Sunday.
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Pets Parade in Litchfield
Litchfield.bz (7-5-10)
The Litchfield Historical Society held their annual Pet Parade on July 4th. Gerry and Betty Geci served as judges and awarded prizes to all the winners.
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Local war heroes honored at East Cemetery
Litchfield.bz (7-5-10)
Revolutionary War heroes Oliver Wolcott Sr. and Benjamin Tallmadge were recognized during the annual Independence Day tribute at East Cemetery on Sunday.
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Seherr-Thoss vision led to present Community Center
Litchfield.bz (7-6-10)
From humble roots dating back to 1994, when the idea of a teen center sparked interest, the community center has dramatically improved the civic landscape of Litchfield since its opening in July of 2000.
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Community Center set to celebrate 10th Anniversary
Litchfield.bz (7-1-10)
It's hard to imagine what it was like before the Litchfield Community Center existed.
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New barn taking shape at town beach
Litchfield.bz (6-30-10)
Construction of a pole barn that will house the rowing equipment of the Litchfield Hills Rowing Club and the Taft School got underway this week at the Litchfield Town Beach on Bantam Lake.
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Summer Reading Programs at OWL
Litchfield.bz (6-30-10)
The Oliver Wolcott Library is beginning their "Make a Splash" summer reading program for children from grades pre-school to 12.
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Summer season kicks into high gear at Sandy Beach
Litchfield.bz (6-30-10)
Swim lessons started at Sandy Beach on Monday with all of the classes filled to capacity.
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Death of Andy Pike remains a mystery
Litchfield.bz (6-29-10)
Andy Pike left behind a strong business, reputation and legacy when he died sometime over the weekend in a brook a few hundred feet from his home at 354 Bantam Road.
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Making berry baskets at White Memorial CC
Litchfield.bz (6-28-10)
Participants learned the fine art of basket weaving on Saturday afternoon.
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Litchfield Hills Farm-Fresh Market vibrant on Saturday
Litchfield.bz (6-28-10)
There was a lot of action at the Litchfield Hills Farm-Fresh Market on Saturday at the Center School parking area in Litchfield.
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Colonial Woodworking in Litchfield
Litchfield.bz (6-28-10)
Jim Vibert conducted two woodworking sessions for children on Friday behind the Tapping Reeve House on South Street in Litchfield.
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LHS bids farewell to the Class of 2010
Litchfield.bz (6-28-10)
The Class of 2010 at Litchfield High School began its journey into adulthood Friday at the Warner Theatre in Torrington.
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Class of 2010 has big night at Wamogo
Litchfield.bz (6-25-10)
Seventy-seven seniors at Wamogo Regional High School were awarded diplomas during graduation ceremonies Thursday at the James M. Eisenhaure Auditorium.
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Bysiewicz thanks local Dem supporters
Litchfield.bz (6-24-10)
Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz thanked local Democrats for supporting her during a stop at La Cupola Restaurant in Bantam on Wednesday.
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Petricone honored by Chamber as Community Leader
Litchfield.bz (6-24-10)
Litchfield resident, F. Robert Petricone received the Distinguished Community Leader Award at the NW CT Chamber of Commerce's Celebration of Success Awards on Wednesday evening at the Fairview Farm Banquet Facility in Harwinton.
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Dunkin Donuts gets the OK to relocate
Litchfield.bz (6-23-10)
Dunkin Donuts will be packing up and moving to a larger space in the Village Green commercial center on West Street now that the Planning and Zoning Commission has approved the move.
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Plan for Tollgate Hill Inn meets opposition
Litchfield.bz (6-23-10)
A large group of residents living near the Tollgate Hill Inn on Torrington Road are opposing a plan to convert the 28-year-old inn into a 30-bed behavioral treatment facility for adults.
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It's official, Greenberg in GOP primary
Litchfield.bz (6-22-10)
Mark Greenberg received the news from the Connecticut Secretary of the State that he has qualified for the Republican primary in the 5th Congressional District on August 10th.
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Community Field to get improvements
Litchfield.bz (6-22-10)
Grants totaling $75,000 will allow the Parks and Recreation Commission to make improvements at Community Field that will include moving the walking track out of the outfield of the main baseball diamond.
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Annual CJR golf event again a success
Litchfield.bz (6-21-10)
The annual Connecticut Junior Republic Golf Invitational drew more than 100 golfers to the Torrington Country Club in Goshen on Monday.
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East Litchfield cultivating new firefighters
Litchfield.bz (6-21-10)
Junior firefighters at the East Litchfield Volunteer Fire Company continued their training on Friday by conducting a fire safety in the home lesson for senior citizens.
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Litchfield town employees honored
Litchfield.bz (6-21-10)
Jim Koser (public works supervisor), Beverly Manes (assistant tax collector) and Harold Ducey (tax assessor) were honored at LaCupola Restaurant on Thursday for their many years of service to the town of Litchfield.
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Malloy visits Litchfield
Litchfield.bz (6-21-10)
Democratic candidate for governor, Dan Malloy visited Litchfield on Thursday to address the Litchfield-Morris Rotary Club.
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Video Preview of Litchfield Open House Tour
Litchfield.bz (6-21-10)
The 63rd annual Litchfield Open House Tour sponsored by Litchfield Aid of CJR is getting ready for this year's tour on Saturday, July 10th.
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CJR making changes to better serve youth
Litchfield.bz (6-21-10)
The Connecticut Junior Republic (CJR) is making some major changes in their youth services.
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Farm market open for summer
Litchfield.bz (6-21-10)
Kathleen Carey, 11, of Goshen, is the youngest vendor at the Goshen Summer Farm Market held Saturdays at Goshen Center School from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
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Lions Club celebrates 60th anniversary
Litchfield.bz (6-21-10)
The Litchfield Lions Club inducted six new members during its 60th anniversary dinner Saturday at the Litchfield Country Club.
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Fire damages newly-sold Northfield home
Litchfield.bz (6-21-10)
A house at 11 Main St. in Northfield was seriously damaged in an electrical fire on Friday.
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Peter Cianciolo writes his final ticket
Litchfield.bz (6-17-10)
After 15 years of walking the beat as Litchfield's parking enforcement officer, Peter Cianciolo is out of a job.
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Music Box set for return to Bantam Lake
Litchfield.bz (6-16-10)
Morris resident Joseph D'Amico is one of four partners involved in a project to restore Beverly's on Bantam Lake as a dining and entertainment establishment and bring back its original name of The Music Box.
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Scene on the Green
Litchfield.bz (6-15-10)
These photos were contributed by Bob Houser highlighting the action on the Litchfield Green prior to the 34th annual Litchfield Hills Road Race on Sunday, June 13, 2010.
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Morris Land Trust has a new president
Litchfield.bz (6-14-10)
The Morris Land Trust has a new president in Chuck Conn, who succeeds the organization's original president Audrey Heimler.
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Market opens outdoor season
Litchfield.bz (6-14-10)
The Litchfield Hills Farm-Fresh Market opened its outdoor season on Saturday at the Center School parking area in Litchfield.
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Gallery on the Green draws local organizations
Litchfield.bz (6-14-10)
The Junior Women's Club of the Litchfield Hills held its popular Gallery on the Green on Saturday. Although there was some rain, the event was a success and raised about $10,000 for the charities the Junior Women support.
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Local runners prepared for 34th LHRR
Litchfield.bz (6-11-10)
One of the original intentions of the Litchfield Hills Road Race was for local runners to be able to take their place on the starting line next to the elite runners. The plan still works after 34 years.
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Goshen pays Memorial Day tribute
Litchfield.bz (6-9-10)
Goshen's Memorial Day parade, organized by American Legion Post 46, was its usual patriotic tribute to those who died in battle.
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Goshen hosts picnic for senior citizens
Litchfield.bz (6-9-10)
Goshen's recreation department held its annual spring picnic for senior citizens Tuesday at Camp Cochipianee's Kobylenski Lodge.
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Center School playground to get makeover
Litchfield.bz (6-9-10)
Most of the asphalt playground behind Center School will be ripped up and replaced with grass this summer to give students a better surface to play on.
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Public hearing set on sewer use increase
Litchfield.bz (6-9-10)
A public hearing on the Water Pollution Control Authority's decision to increase sewer user rates by $3 a month beginning July 1 to help reduce a gap between expenditures and revenue will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Litchfield firehouse.
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Files grievance over lawn mowing
Litchfield.bz (6-7-10)
Workers at the town's sewer plant enjoy cutting the grass at the facility so much that they've filed a grievance because the job has been taken away from them.
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Warren's new Town Hall open for business
Litchfield.bz (6-7-10)
The new $3.5 million Town Hall on Cemetery Road opened last week, replacing the 61-year-old Town Hall on Sackett Hill Road.
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Morris Legion post serves a winner
Litchfield.bz (6-7-10)
American Legion Post 173 of Morris held its first fundraising pasta dinner Friday at the Morris Town Hall.
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Ribbon-cutting marks opening of greenway
Litchfield.bz (6-7-10)
The first phase of the Litchfield Community Greenway officially opened on Saturday with a ribbon-cutting at the entrance to a trail linking Bissell Road and Whites Woods Road in the White Memorial Foundation.
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Duck Day at LRWC
Litchfield.bz (6-7-10)
The Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy hosted their fifth annual "Duck Day" on Sunday.
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Junior Republic to provide new residential program
Litchfield.bz (6-4-10)
Litchfield – John F. Boyd, Executive Director of the Connecticut Junior Republic (CJR), announced today that the organization will be moving forward with a contract to provide a short-term residential program for young men on its Litchfield campus.
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Greenberg makes ballot
Litchfield.bz (6-4-10)
Mark Greenberg, Republican candidate for Congress in the 5th Congressional District, announced today that he has collected the required number of petition signatures to qualify for the August 10th Republican District primary and will be a candidate on the ballot.
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Warren parade celebrates Memorial Day
Litchfield.bz (6-2-10)
Memorial Day in Warren was celebrated with a parade and ceremony on Sunday. Local veterans, Scouts, volunteer firefighters and the Wamogo Regional High School band marched.
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Houle speaks of service at Morris ceremony
Litchfield.bz (6-2-10)
Wamogo Regional High School graduate Brianna Houle served as the parade marshal and principal speaker during the Morris Memorial Day parade and ceremony on Monday.
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Bantam's Memorial Day parade and ceremony
Litchfield.bz (6-1-10)
Bantam's annual Memorial Day parade and ceremony were held on a sunny and pleasant Sunday afternoon conducted by Tyler-Seward-Kubish Post 44 American Legion.
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Litchfield's Memorial Day parade and ceremony
Litchfield.bz (6-1-10)
It was a beautiful sunny day for Litchfield's annual Memorial Day parade on Monday hosted by Morgan Weir American Legion Post #27.

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Three town employees choose retirement
Litchfield.bz (5-29-10)
Public works supervisor Jim Koser is one of three town employees taking advantage of an early-retirement incentive offer.
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