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Corn Maze, Apple and Peach Picking in CT - 09/29/06 04:58 PM
March Farms in Bethlehem offers A Corn Maze, Pick your own apples and peaches in Sept. Also, they have bakery items such as pies, muffins, cookies along with milk from Woodbury, CT.Visit their website at http://marchfarms.com CT Pick-your-own Farms and Orchards, Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes and Halloween Activities. Also, cut-your-own Christmas Tree Farms, for a complete list of Statewide Farms and Orchard go to http://pickyourown.org
Berlin CT Fair this weekend Sept 29 to Oct 1 - 09/29/06 09:03 AM
Berlin Fair is in East Berlin, CT this weekend.Admission: $8.00 adults, $5.00 seniors, free for children 11 and under; parking is freeFeatures: Arts & Crafts, Animal Exhibits, Stage Entertainment (2 comments)
Harwinton Fair Oct 7 and 8 - 09/27/06 09:04 AM
Come join the fun and excitement at the Harwinton Fair. Country Fair with Horse pulling and shows, wood chopping contests,entertainment and MORE!Admission is $6, children under 12 FREELocated at Harwinton Fair Grounds, Locust Road off Route 4, Harwinton, CT. See also Guide to CT Country Fairs http://www.ct2go.com/connecticut-fairs.htm (0 comments)
City Views and local events, activities and discussions - 09/22/06 10:18 AM
There is a local area TV program called City Views that airs on Tuesday nite between 7 and 8 pm. This show is very informative and is hosted by Tim Driscoll. This is a lively hour of Questions and Answers, concerning Litchfield County (not just Torrington). Tune in on Cablevision Ch. 5 to see for yourself. This is a "live call in" show with local area concerns, politics and more. For Torrington information and calendar visit www.torringtonct.org If you have comments, please them here for discussion. (0 comments)
87th Annual Durham Fair Sept 22, 23 and 24 in Durham, CT - 09/19/06 09:28 AM
Phil Vasser, George Jones, Shedaisy and others will be preforming at the fair. For a schedule of events, general info and directions. go to http://durhamfair.com Check the weather before you go, this weekend could be tricky.What you'll see: Exhibitors, Pulling contests, Food Booths, Educational Exhibits, Entertainment, Lawn Mower racing, Racing pigs AND MORE. Photo credit to durhamfair.com (0 comments)
Seat Belts on School Buses in CT? - 09/17/06 10:34 AM
Is it time for seat belts on school buses? What is Torrington, CT. position? Are there any States that require them? For more information go to http://ncsbs.com / this is the web site of the National Coalition on School Bus Safety. Your comments please. (0 comments)
Reverse Mortgages - CT - 09/16/06 10:38 AM
What is a Reverse Mortgage? Where can I get one? Who would be the likely people to use a reverse mortgage? First a reverse mortgage is exactly what it says, instead of you paying the lender every month like a traditional mortgage, in a reverse mortgage the lender "pays you" every month.How much cash could you get if you sold your home?Many homeowners find staying in their own home when their older a better alternative than selling their home and moving into a rental.AARP link to questions and answers is http://tinyurl.com/elbvaAnother useful link is http://www.reversemortgage.org/ Thinking of selling this year? What's your (0 comments)
Guilford, CT Fair is this weekend Sept 15, 16 and 17 - 09/15/06 08:28 AM
The Guilford Fair is this weekend Sept 15,16 and 17. Except for Friday the weather should be great for Sat and Sun. For details, activities and directions, go to: http://guilfordfair.org Have Fun!! (0 comments)
FAX to E-MAIL service - 09/14/06 05:06 PM
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Home Playground Saftey Checklist - 09/14/06 02:32 PM
Home Playground Safety Checklist To make sure your home playground is a safe place to play: Install and maintain a shock-absorbing surface around the play equipment. Use at least 9 inches of wood chips, mulch, or shredded rubber for play equipment up to 7 feet high. Install protective surfacing at least 6 feet in all directions from play equipment. Never attach - or allow children to attach - ropes, jump ropes, clotheslines, or pet leashes to play equipment; children can strangle on these. Check hardware for open "S" hooks or protruding bolt ends, which can be hazardous. Check for spaces that (0 comments)
Choosing the Right School - 09/13/06 08:13 PM
Choosing the Right Schoolfor Your Children For many families, a move to a new state or community means making difficult choices. Choosing from among the wide array of options of appropriate day care for younger children or schools for the older ones can be a complex and time-consuming chore. Parents need to examine their own basic values, their child-rearing and educational philosophies, and each child's needs when making decisions that will affect their child's future. For many parents, choosing the best schools for their children determines other life choices. Newcomers usually investigate the public school systems thoroughly before selecting an area in (2 comments)
Connecticut Apple Picking - 09/13/06 11:41 AM
Sept. is the BEST TIME for Apple picking in CT. Support your local farmers. I'm sure they have more than just apples. For a list of CT Apple Orchards visit http://tinyurl.com/jvotw (1 comments)
Torrington passes Tax Freeze for Seniors - 09/13/06 05:08 AM
The City Council voted to pass the tax freeze for seniors again. This freezes the amount of city taxes you pay at its current rate, You will be exempt from future tax increase. Providing you qualify under the City guidelines. Last year the guidelines were a married couple with taxable income of less than $33,900 or a single person with income less than $27,700 could qualify for the tax freeze. These guidelines change every year and haven't been set for this year yet. You also have to be over 70 years old as of Oct., 1, 2005. The tax freeze may (0 comments)
Torrington Blog - 09/09/06 05:47 AM
This Torrington Blog, Torrington, CT is provided as a forum mostly "to ask questions" and hopefully the visitors "will have their comments and anwsers". If you have a suggested subject or questions dealing with the general Torington area, Litchfield County, Northwest CT or a Statewide CT question/subject, e-mail me at email@example.com and place "BLOG TOPIC" in the subject line or you can POST A COMMENT HERE. I will post it for you. This Blog intends on dealing with upcoming and past events, local activities, local news, information, real estate, local sports, and subjects that are important to area residents, visitors and guests. Upcoming (2 comments)
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