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Commentary: Moving on from 1968

Ninteen sixty-eight was a turbulent year. I am not an historian, nor is this the venue to review the past. I moved some junk this week. In 1968, amid the mayhem and hijinx of the world, voters were given the option of selecting Richard Nixon, Eugene McCarthy or George Wallace. Mainstream, peacenik or racist. Over...
Saltana Cave: Healing and Tranquility are in the air

Saltana Cave: Healing and Tranquility are in the air

Take a deep breath in — you’re inhaling one of nature’s greatest gifts at Saltana Cave in Ridgefield. The therapeutic properties of salt — long hailed as a natural anti-fungal, anti-viral and anti-inflammatory — coupled with a relaxing environment are the draws of the 590 Danbury Road business. Owner Anna Husted opened the man-made alternative...

Events happening Sept. 12 and beyond

The Art of Awareness, large scalehand-embellished limited editions of orchid images on canvas, and commemorative editions on paper, incl. a suite of etchings; Aug. 10-Sept. 14; The Davis Gallery, 200 Boston Post Rd., Orange; info., 203-795-4705 or davisgalleryct.com. Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, 1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport; adm. $12/adults, $10/children 3-11 and seniors, free for children under...
Get outside and get moving for a good cause

Get outside and get moving for a good cause

It’s a beautiful time of year to be outside, enjoying the cool breezes and bright colors that fall has to offer. So, why not get outside walk to support a good cause? Here are a few events coming up that offer a chance to get some exercise and fresh air and support a worthy cause....

Adoption events in Stratford

Animal adoption event Sept. 8 The Stratford Animal Rescue Society will be hosting an Animal Adoption Event and Pet Boutique Saturday, Sept. 8, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Stratford Animal Control Facility, 225 Beacon Point Road. Information is available at stratfordanimalrescue.com.   Cat and kitten adoption events The Stratford Cat Project and the...

Low-cost spay/neuter clinic opens in Fairfield County

Nutmeg Spay/Neuter Clinic, the first low-cost spay/neuter clinic for cats and dogs in Fairfield County, opened its doors in Stratford at the end of August. The clinic, a program of FeralCare Inc., is located on 25 Charles Street, just off Lordship Boulevard and will service residents and their pets throughout the state and beyond. Nutmeg...