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Wilton Historical Society carries on colonial cookery traditions

Updated 10:44 am, Friday, December 15, 2017 With each turn of Lola Chen's hand, she shows fourth-grader Ava Rose Herbstreith how the colonists got it done when it came to cooking. "Don't smash it, grind it," she says, passing a mortar and pestle to Ava Rose who will then reduce whole cloves into a

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-12-15 15:51:25

Sacred Heart pastor marks 35 years as priest

Father David Leopold celebrated the 35th anniversary of his ordination at an event on Dec. 2, at Sacred Heart Church in Georgetown, where he has served as pastor since 2008. He was ordained to the priesthood in the Diocese of Bridgeport on Dec. 4, 1982, by Bishop Walter Curtis. He served in numerous

WILTONBULLETIN.COM - 2017-12-16 08:00:00

Ringing the bell for Salvation Army

Wilton's State Rep. Gail Lavielle (R-143), center, joined Rep. Fred Wilms (R-142), and Rep. Terrie Wood (R-141) on Dec. 12 to ring the bell outside Stop & Shop on Main Avenue in Norwalk and raise money for local residents in need this holiday season as a part of the Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campa

WILTONBULLETIN.COM - 2017-12-16 11:00:20

Santa’s helpers load Toys for Tots for delivery

Firefighter John Krozer, with Dave Chaloux in the waiting line, loads a box full of donated toys onto the back of a rented truck Dec. 13 for the Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots campaign. The Wilton Fire Department collected 650 toys, down from about 1,000 last year, but firefighters hoped to make

WILTONBULLETIN.COM - 2017-12-16 09:00:45

Miller-Driscoll renovation: Final state check to Wilton may be nearly $1 million

As the Miller-Driscoll Building Committee winds down its work, members heard at their Dec. 14 meeting that a final reimbursement check from the state could be in the amount of about $900,000. That was termed a conservative estimate by Turner Construction project manager Mike Douyard. He could not sa

WILTONBULLETIN.COM - 2017-12-15 11:30:42

Off the Stacks at Wilton Library

Thursday, Dec. 21 - American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1-6:30 p.m. Appointment Hours: 1-6:15 p.m. To sign up, please call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1.800.733.2767) or go to www.redcrossblood.org. Walk-ins will be accommodated. Please note: Positive ID required at time of donation. Saturday, Dec. 16 - Tales to T

NORWALK HOUR - 2017-12-15 05:16:22

Christmas caroling in Wilton Center

Those in the Christmas spirit are invited to join a caroling group on Friday, Dec. 15, at 4 p.m. They will meet at the creche in Wilton Center. Carolers are advised to dress warmly and festively, and bring flashlights to see song lyrics. The group will end at Tusk & Cup for hot cider and cocoa. All


Artist will be awarded studio space in Wilton

One local artist will be awarded a full year of free studio space in the Wilton River Park Shopping Center at the Old Ridgefield Road and Godfrey Place intersection through the Clementia Arts Foundation’s Sprouting Spaces program. Sprouting Spaces works to unite landlords with commercial vacancies w


Jurors deliberate fate of man charged with two murders

The deliberations started on Thursday afternoon, when the judge gave them this case. In January of 2013, Cunningham's body was found inside a burned out home on Arcadia Avenue in Albany. She was Mero's roommate. Countermine went missing in December 2014. Her body was found months later by a jogger i

WNYT - 2017-12-15 22:09:00

Santa Speedo Sprint: So much fun it gives them goosebumps

Dressed in Speedos, Santa hats and little else, people braved the chilly weather in their skivvies for the 12th annual Santa Speedo Sprint on Saturday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Claus, decked out in red and white, took time off from wrapping presents at the North Pole to run. A team of sharks and one T

TIMES UNION - 2017-12-16 17:13:46

4YO Boy Killed In 2-Car Collision In Columbia County

KINDERHOOK, NY - A 4-year-old boy was killed in a two-car collision Wednesday in the Town of Kinderhook. State Police said the fatal crash happened on State Route 203 just west of Merwin Road in Columbia County. Around 2:25 p.m. Dec. 13, Laura Dalaudiere, 27, of Valatie, was driving north on SR 203


Guess the price of these properties

As inventory gets tighter, prices become eye-popping. But this is the Capital Region, so of course the sticker shock isn't universal. You might be priced out of Saratoga Springs, but you can still get a pretty nice house in Schenectady in the $200,000 range, before you factor in the taxes. Resist th

TIMES UNION - 2017-12-15 12:36:10

Closing arguments underway for trial of man charged with two murders

In January of 2013, the body of 23-year-old Megan Cunningham was found inside a burned out home on Arcadia Avenue. She was his roommate. Shelby Countermine, 23, went missing in December of 2014. Her body was found months later by a jogger in a shallow grave in Coeymans. Prosecutors say Mero killed b


State issues first zombie house fine

ALBANY -- The state fired the first shot in the war on zombie properties Thursday, with a $119,000 fine against a mortgage company that, according to the state, failed to maintain a house near the Massachusetts border. The New York Department of Financial Services said the mortgage firm failed its o

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-12-15 08:00:00

NYS Police, Columbia County officials investigate New Lebanon barn fire

Photo Courtesy: NYS Police NEW LEBANON, N.Y. (NEWS10) - At 12:06 a.m. Friday, the Lebanon Valley Fire Department Task Force responded to a reported barn fire at 316 Old Gale Hill Rd., New Lebanon. Firefighters from New Lebanon, East Chatham, Canaan and Red Rock Fire Departments assisted in the sit

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-12-15 10:03:18

Warriors bring new meaning to the term "family"

Plenty of teams call themselves "family." But in Averill Park, the Warriors really are related. Plenty of teams call themselves "family." But in Averill Park, the Warriors really are related.

WRGB - 2017-12-15 22:58:00

Housing market stable, affordable in Superior

The number of days homes are available on the market in Superior has remained relatively stable, closely following the trend of the past year, according to a market review by RE/MAX Results. The past year has shown a notable dip in sales prices for properties. Home sales last month averaged $123,300

DAILY TELEGRAM - 2017-12-15 16:05:16

Grant Helps Superior Address Domestic Violence

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Two Wisconsin communities have been awarded federal funding to improve responses to sexual assault and domestic violence crimes. Wisconsin Public Radio reports that the city of Superior and Sauk County received about $450,000 each from the U.S. Department of Justice's Office on


Cathedral students collect items for hurricane victims

Bishop Jim Powers of the Diocese of Superior blesses a truck carrying hurricane relief supplies at Cathedral School in Superior on Friday afternoon. The students at Cathedral School have been collecting items since the beginning of the school year to send to hurricane victims. Clint Austin / caustin

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-12-16 02:59:07

Snowy owls from the tundra are showing up across Upper Midwest

Snowy owls, denizens of the high Arctic with more than 4-foot wingspans, are showing up in large numbers across Minnesota and other Great Lakes states this winter. Many also have been seen along the New England coast. Such an unpredictable invasion is called an "irruption" by birdwatchers. As of Wed

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-12-17 01:54:06