Books, Then Sundaes

by Allan Appel | Jul 10, 2018 1:07 pm

Allan Appel PhotoSpirite Watson led the way helping to read an inspirational book about a powerful hat and what it means to be a foreigner.

Jayden Bolden thought the sundaes were particularly good with chocolate sauce and a ton of sprinkles.

And Valentine Moore was so comfortable with the reading and the event, he fell fast asleep on Marge Wiener’s leg for 15 minutes.

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Canal’s History Recounted

by Carly Wanna | Jun 12, 2018 7:45 am | Comments (1)

Carly Wanna PhotoBob Madison did not know that a canal built in the 19th century had run near his childhood home in Westfield, Mass., until he became an adult. Yet he walked across what had once been a canal almost every day in high school.

Land spanning parts of Connecticut and Massachusetts has been home to the canal, a railroad, and now a paved pedestrian bike trail, the Farmington Canal trail Madison has made it his mission to disseminate the history of the canal across the two states.

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A&I Draws Strength From City

by Brian Slattery | Apr 30, 2018 12:18 pm | Comments (1)

Jazz heavyweights and artistic emissaries from Africa will mix with New Haven’s finest talent at the International Festival of Arts and Ideas this year. That’s just the way Chad Herzog, co-executive director of the festival and director of programming, wants it, as the festival continues to deal with a tighter state budget by sinking its roots deeper into the Elm City.

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