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Beauty Despite the Rain

Beauty Despite the Rain


Despite the dreary weather conditions outside, there are a variety of scenes across Litchfield County that can brighten our day. Don’t worry, the National Weather Service claims that the rain will depart by Thursday morning as we’ll expect to see partly sunny skies and temperatures remaining in the 50′s. We could see some snow showers … Continue reading

Introducing: Guest Blogging

Introducing: Guest Blogging


As a community blog for Litchfield County, Connecticut, it is essential to include the community in almost every aspect of this blog. In recent weeks, there have been a slew of upgrades to the site, specifically on the home page as there are now links to local bloggers as well as local news and radio … Continue reading

Winter Solitude


Connecticut‘s Litchfield Hills enjoyed a day out on Saturday after a general five to eighteen inches fell across Litchfield county on Friday night. The highest amounts were in southern Litchfield county around the Brookfield and New Milford areas as a Norlun Trough impacted western Connecticut. Traffic on Interstate 84 came  to a complete stand still in the … Continue reading

Blizzapolis 2010

Blizzapolis 2010


The winds howled. The snow was intense reducing visabilities across the countryside. Power was knocked out for many. Roads were impassable. These were the conditions across Litchfield county Sunday night as a major Nor’easter made its way up the coast giving the entire region a real winter wallop! As the winds peaked, so too did the snow drifts that were being … Continue reading

Wayback comes to town


Torrington has recently welcomed a new restaurant, Jakes Wayback Burgers, which is located in the Aldis plaza right on Route 4. It was announced a few months ago that this place was coming to town, and I for one have been following their progress ever since. They franchise their establishments and have opened up many new … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!


As we gather together for the Thanksgiving holiday, I would like to take the time to wish you all a very happy and healthy Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a marvelous time, a time that we get to catch up with family and friends as we pause for a moment to remember those that are important in … Continue reading

New England charm is found in Riverton

New England charm is found in Riverton


If you are looking for a charming New England village, you do not have to travel far at all.  Our Litchfield Hills region is chock full of quaint New England villages that will remind you of an era that has gone by. One in particular welcomes you to the Litchfield Hills in open arms. The historic … Continue reading

Winds of change at The Harvest Festival


The Harvest Festival, which took place in downtown Torrington on October 22nd 2010, was without a doubt a huge success. A crisp autumn night here in Litchfield county warmed the hearts of many as they flocked to Main Street to join in the festivities. Many understood, however, that this festival was much more than just … Continue reading

Grow your network


Tonight, I had a unique opportunity to visit with other business leaders of the community here in northwestern Connecticut, and what a treat it was. Northwest Connecticut Chamber of Commerce hosts this cool event called Business After Hours which is one of the chambers many unique events, and during Business After Hours, you get to … Continue reading

Revisiting the vineyard

Revisiting the vineyard


Autumn is the perfect time of year to discover the array of wineries that Litchfield County has to offer. It is also the time of year that many of the local wineries get to show off their local flavor. One local winery, Sunset Meadow Vineyards of Goshen, did just that. This weekend, September 25th and … Continue reading