Photo Essay: Whiting Mills Open Studio Dec 2nd

The Open Studio Event at Whiting Mills was so popular we parked in the American Mural Project parking area (we were sent there by the friendly police cadet. It was clearly going to be a festive occasion at Whiting Mills! We stopped by Air Borne Creations. The artist, Kiki Michalek, was a recent guest on... Continue Reading →

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Episode 43: Jack Bourque

A reblog of The Nutmeg Chatter radio interview (click on the hyperlink to get to the Nutmeg Chatter page with the audio) with Winsted’s Jack Bourque who is not only a selectman but also a facilitator of the skill of Improv. There will be two opportunities to learn and/or work on Improv skills. one in Torrington on November 1 from 5:30 — 8:30 at Torrington High School and November 14 from 5:30 — 8:30 pm at the Northwestern Regional 7 in Winsted. The classes are run through the Foothills Adult and Continuing Education Consortium via EdAdvance and more information can be found int heir catalogs or at Edadvance.org

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Jack Bourque is an elected Selectman for the Town of Winsted, he is an Improv facilitator who facilitates the learning of improv skills throughout northwest Connecticut. He will be offering opportunities for adults to “play like children again” through Improv in Torrington November 1 from 5:30 — 8:30 Torrington High School and November 14 from 5:30 — 8:30 pm at the Northwestern Regional 7 in Winsted. The classes are run through the Foothills Adult and Continuing Education Consortium via EdAdvance and more information can be found int heir catalogs or at Edadvance.org. The name of the course is Playtime for Adults. We’ll discuss Jack’s career, his interest in Improv and what potential players can experience at “Playtime for Adults”.

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Episode 41: Julia Autumn Ford (of Belle of the Fall)

Winsted, Connecticut’s own Julia Autumn Ford is one half of the powerhouse musical duo Belle of the Fall and alongside Tracy Walton has thrilled audiences across the country with their live performances. LISTEN TO THE NUTMEG CHATTER INTERVIEW HERE! Their first album as Belle of the Fall was “Earthbound” which received strong critical acclaim. Their second album will be released in the fall of 2017.

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Winsted, Connecticut’s own Julia Autumn Ford is one half of the powerhouse musical duo Belle of the Fall and alongside Tracy Walton has thrilled audiences across the country with their live performances. Their first album as Belle of the Fall was “Earthbound” which received strong critical acclaim. Their second album will be released in the fall of 2017.

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To support Belle of the Fall with the release of their second album you can pre-order the album at this link HERE: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/belle-of-the-fall-s-second-album

To listen to the interview with TRACY WALTON listen to the Nutmeg Chatter interview HERE!

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Scenes from the Riverton Fair

The Riverton Fair is a treat for all ages. There are rides and amusements for the young and the young at heart, food vendors of all varieties of enticements, live entertainment, animal discoveries, arts and crafts and more. A wide shot as we approached the Fair from the parking area. There were plenty of parking... Continue Reading →

Episode 37: Phillip Allen

Check out this interview with Winsted Economic Development Commission Chairman Phillip Allen from the radio show Nutmeg Chatter which is on WAPJ in Torrington

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Phillip Allen is the Chairman of the Economic Development Commission for the Town of Winchester. The EDC is sponsoring A Taste of Winsted event which runs Saturday 10/7 through Sunday 10/15-all week long. We’ll discuss the EDC, the upcoming Taste of Winsted, the other upcoming events in Winsted like the Fall Festival and the Classic Antique  Boat Motor and Fishing Show and so much more so we hope you enjoy our chat with Phillip Allen HERE on Nutmeg Chatter

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Scenes from the New Hartford Cartoberfest 2017

At "The Hurley" in New Hartford, Connecticut the 12th annual Cartoberfest was held to benefit the New Hartford Volunteer Fire and Rescue.  With a suggested donation of $5.00 for entrance, from 10am to 3pm spectators were invited to enjoy viewing Classic and Antique and otherwise exceptional vehicles. The audience was entertained by The Whiskey Rebels... Continue Reading →

LAUREL’S CITY 1: 09/24/2017

Last weekend I joined the Winsted Community Bookstore as a new member! Therefore I thought it was fitting to share info into an upcoming event at the bookstore as part of the first "Laurel's City" cartoon! "The Winsted Community Bookstore is pleased to announce that on Saturday, September 30 at 11 a.m., we will be... Continue Reading →

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