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Mystic Aquarium & Institute For Exploration Announced New Whales Up Close Program

By: moomette on 05/30/09 @ 1:07 pm

If your vacation time this summer is limited, take a day trip to Mystic, Connecticut and see all that our area has to offer! Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration is now offering a new way to have an up-close visit with a beluga whale. Launching on June 1, the Whales Up Close program allows guests to watch a beluga feeding and their special behaviors, with only a three-foot-high window between them and a whale.

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Connecticut Student Innovator’s Day - May 9, 2009

By: moomette on 05/6/09 @ 6:03 pm

Governor M. Jodi Rell has proclaimed May 9 as Connecticut Student Innovators’ Day in recognition of more than 1,600 Connecticut middle and high school students from across the state who have participated in year-long courses and programs that promote STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Students will be presenting team “green” projects in information technology, biotechnology, e-commerce, engineering, science research, health careers and digital media on May 9 at the 2009 Connecticut Innovation Exposition at the Connecticut Convention Center.

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Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum and Buttolph-Williams House Celebrate Statewide Connecticut Open House Day June 13

By: moomette on 04/29/09 @ 7:43 pm

The Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum in Wethersfield, Connecticut announced plans to participate in the Fifth Annual Connecticut Open House Day — a unified celebration of the state’s fascinating world of art, history, film and tourism — on June 13, 2009.

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The Hebron Maple Festival

By: aldonhynes on 03/15/09 @ 9:19 am

If you want to get a taste of part of what makes Connecticut sweet and wonderful, you will be hard pressed to find a better event than the Hebron Maple Festival. The 19th Annual Hebron Maple Festival is taking place March 14th and 15th, 2009. If you miss it, be sure to put [...]

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Essex Connecticut Winter Festival and Eagle Watch

By: moomette on 02/17/09 @ 8:32 pm

The majestic Bald Eagle has been returning from Canada and Maine to nest in the Connecticut River Valley. For several years, the historic Town of Essex has been the hot scene for the gathering of viewing of the eagles at the Annual Eagle Festival

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Introducing Roxy’s Best Of… Norwalk, Connecticut, Hosted by Anne, a.k.a. Small Town Mommy

By: Roxy on 01/17/09 @ 10:31 pm

Welcome to Roxy’s Best Of… Norwalk, Connecticut, hosted by Anne (a.k.a. Small Town Mommy), a local blogger who knows a lot more about Connecticut than Roxy does… in fact, some say the only way a Jersey girl like me can cross the Connecticut border is under cover of the night.
Anne is best known for her [...]

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Introducing Roxy’s Best Of… Connecticut: Featuring Moomette, Small Town Mommy and Aldon Hynes

By: Roxy on 01/12/09 @ 9:21 pm

Welcome to Roxy’s Best Of… Connecticut, featuring Cindi (a.k.a. Moomette), Anne (a.k.a. Small Town Mommy), and Aldon (Orient Lodge), three local bloggers who know a lot more about Connecticut than Roxy does… in fact, some say the only way a Jersey girl like me can cross the Connecticut border is under cover of the night.
Moomette [...]

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Essex Ed Parade ~ Celebrate Groundhog Day with Connecticut’s Own~

By: moomette on 01/4/09 @ 4:23 pm

The charming village of Essex has celebrated Groundhog Day by hosting a parade with the center of attraction being Essex Ed, an almost 8-foot tall, 200 pound foam and fiberglass character known for his infamous weather predictions!

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Introducing Roxy’s Best Of… Hartford, Connecticut, Hosted by Cindi, a.k.a. Moomette

By: Roxy on 12/12/08 @ 7:11 pm

Welcome to Roxy’s Best Of… Hartford, Connecticut, one of the very first Roxy blogs not written by Roxy. I’d like to introduce you to Cindi, a.k.a. Moomette, best known in and around the blogosphere for her blogs, Moomette’s Magnificents; and Moomettesgrams Favorite Recipes.

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