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This year’s annual Christmas in Clinton event will take place on Dec. 2. Photo by Kelley Fryer/

Holiday Events Across the Shoreline

THURSDAY, NOV. 22Branford Rotary & YMCA Thanksgiving 5K: 9 a.m.; registration at 7:30 a.m. Walsh Intermediate School, 185...

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Photo courtesy of Laura Grimmer

Holiday Desserts Anyone Can Make

CHOCOLATE MOUSSEOne of my favorite "wow!" desserts is chocolate mousse. The recipe is straightforward, easy to make in advance, and...

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Many towns hold Stuff-a-Cruiser events to collect toys for local children in need. Photo by Susan Lambert/

The Season of Giving...Time

Thanksgiving through the New Year tends to be a time when folks take stock of all they have to be grateful for and think about giving back to those who...

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Cody Shove gives Santa a hug at Madison’s holiday celebration last year. Photo by Susan Lambert/

Where to See Santa on the Shoreline

FRIDAY, NOV. 23Santa at the Museum: 10 a.m. to noon; 1 to 3 p.m. Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme St., Old Lyme. Includes holiday...

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This year’s holiday parade and tree lighting in Westbrook will take place on Dec. 2 on the town green. Photo by Kelley Fryer/

Tree Lightings on the Shoreline

SATURDAY, NOV. 24East Haven Tree Lighting: 1 to 5 p.m. East Haven Town Green. Features music and dancing by local groups, district-...

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Hallmark Channel's

‘Tis the Season for Binge-Watching

With so many cable alternatives where viewers can watch TV shows on their own time instead of having to tune in to a network at a designated time,...

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Many holiday races include a fun run for kids. Photo by Kelley Fryer/

Holiday Races on the Shoreline

THURSDAY, NOV. 22Branford Rotary & YMCA Thanksgiving 5K: 9 a.m.; registration at 7:30 a.m. Walsh Intermediate School, 185...

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Clinton is one of many shoreline towns with a bustling downtown shopping area. Photo by Kelley Fryer/

Holiday Shopping on the Shoreline

SATURDAY, NOV. 24Small Business Saturday by American Express: Nationwide. Amex encourages people to "Shop Small" and bring more...

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Holiday Traditions: The New, the Old, the Untraceable

In the 17th century, New England's Puritan settlers weren't big on celebrating—you even had to get permission from the governor for a day of...

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A backyard paradise may be an option when you consider a home by the water in Madison. Photo by Dennis Carbo

4 Things to Consider When Buying a Home on the Shore

It's easy to decide you want to buy a home on the Connecticut shoreline. What's less easy is evaluating a property—plus the town it's located...

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Rockland Preserve in Madison. Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Source

Rocking Our World: 9 Popular Local Hiking & Mountain Biking Spots

As the cooler temps of fall offer us more comfortable biking and hiking, the Connecticut shoreline has some phenomenal spots to try. From hikes with the...

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Savor the Wine Harvest

The intense heat of summer has relented, leaving the fields to yield their autumn harvests. One of the most rewarding ways to enjoy the season and engage...

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How to Win at Pie

Nothing says home for the holidays like a freshly baked pie, and no one knows the art of pie-making like Lisa Tisdale."I come from a large...

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Photo by Angie Gaul/Historic Hudson Valley

Day Trips to Feed Fall’s Wanderlust

It's hard to beat fall along the Connecticut shoreline, where you can start a morning hiking through an explosion of autumn colors, then head off for some...

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Photo courtesy of Knights of Columbus Museum

Connecticut Looks Back on the 100th Anniversary of World War I’s End

One hundred years ago on Nov. 11, 1918, as the chill of winter was beginning to settle across the northern hemisphere, Germany and the Allies (Britain,...

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The Kehoe family, Chuck, Ava, and Marciene, pose with a friendly ghost for some family fun during the Essex Scarecrow Festival. Photo by Susan Lambert/Harbor News

Fall Events Across the Shoreline

Thursday, Sept. 2015th Annual Culinary Arts Night: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Downtown Madison, courtyard adjoining Key Bank and Grand Apizza....

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Photo courtesy of Joe Matteis

5 Clinton Facts That (Maybe) You Didn’t Know

Clinton is a small town, but it still has its surprises. Even residents who've lived here all their life might walk past a hidden gem withoutthinking twice...

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This year’s Branford Festival is from Friday, June 15 to Sunday, June 17 on the Town Green. Photo by Kelley Fryer

Summer Events Along the CT Shoreline

MAYThursday, May 31Chamber Connections: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Penny Lane Pub, 150 Main St., Old Saybrook. Presented by the Old...

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Lobster roll from Fresh Salt in Old Saybrook. Photo courtesy of Fresh Salt

20 CT Beach Eats That Are a Must-Try This Summer

Not much says summer eats on the shoreline more than a lobster roll enjoyed overlooking the water. Luckily for beachgoers, there is no shortage of options...

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Exhibit opening at the Branford Art Center. Photo by Kelley Fryer

Art on the Connecticut Shore

Whether you're looking to make your own art or admire work by the pros, there's no lack of opportunity on Connecticut's shoreline. We've compiled a list of...

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Photo by Jessica Hutchinson of North Society Photography

A Taste of New Restaurants in the Valley Area

Within the past year, several new restaurants opened their doors in the Valley area, including Grano Arso in Chester, Scotch Plains Tavern in Essex, and The ...

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Spectrum Art Gallery offers unique events throughout the year. Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Art Galleries in the Valley

It's a fact: The arts scene is flourishing in Connecticut's Lower River Valley. Summer is the perfect time to visit a gallery where you've only window-...

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Photo courtesy of Anthony's Ocean View

The Right Place for You to Say ‘I Do’

So you've finally gotten engaged and it's time to start planning the big day. When it comes to the wedding reception, where do you picture yourselves? Are...

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Photo courtesy of Madison Stock Exchange

At Home

Trash to Treasure: Tips for Finding and Refinishing that Perfect Piece

With spring comes tag sales and time for bargain hunters to put the old adage "One man's trash is another man's treasure" into action. Those with the...

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At Home

A Flock of Your Own: Keeping Chickens in Your Back Yard

If you or your family have ever considered keeping a small flock of chickens on your property, there's no time like spring-time to get started. For those...

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