Wilton Library exhibition is ‘All About Color’


All About Color is the aptly named exhibition that opens with a free reception on Friday, May 10, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at Wilton Library. The walls of the gallery, reading room and reference area are filled with works of art large and small that burst forth with color. The eight artists responsible are Ridgefielders Sally Aldrich, Hans Fischer, … read more

Fiber Artists Explore Art + Identity at browngrotta

As part of its three-decades-long tradition of championing artists and showing artworks in the field of contemporary fiber arts, browngrotta arts in Wilton will present a multimedia group show, “Art + Identity: an international view,” on view April 27 through May 5, with an opening reception on Saturday, April 27, from 1 to 6 pm. The 32nd annual spring exhibition … read more

Bipartisan bill would streamline school threat reports


A bill with bipartisan support that would assist states in developing ways for people to anonymously report a potential threat to schools was introduced to the House of Representatives Thursday, April 4, by Rep. Jim Himes (D-4th), along with Florida Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-25th) and Ohio Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-16th). The Safe to Tell Act would create a grant program … read more

Former Georgetown hotspot is getting a facelift

The Georgetown Saloon is undergoing extensive renovations. Patricia Gay/Hearst Connecticut Media

After sitting vacant for more than two years, a legendary Georgetown restaurant and nightspot is getting a complete renovation and makeover. A chain link fence and construction equipment surround the boarded up building at 8 Main Street in Redding that once housed The Georgetown Saloon. In operation since 1978, for decades the Saloon was popular with crowds that enjoyed its … read more

Toni Boucher — Out of politics but still in demand


Toni Boucher gets calls every day from people who want to know her thoughts on important issues, such as school regionalization. Political groups contact her to attend their meetings, and nonprofit organizations seek her out to come to their social events. Following her election loss in November, Boucher is a private citizen now, but you’d never know it by her … read more

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