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Stephen Reich – A Local and National Hero

Stephen Reich - A Local and National Hero

Harlequin Sullivan and Ella Pena

February 7, 2020

As spring draws near, so does the announcement of the next Stephen Reich Memorial Award recipient.

Opioid Epidemic Continues to Devastate the Nation

Opioids

Harliquin Sullivan and Ella Pena

September 15, 2019

Almost 9,000 children and teens died from prescription and opioid poisonings in the United States between 1999 and 2016. On average, everyday in Connecticut 3 people die from a drug overdose.

Shepaug Valley School donates a class period to support community

Shepaug Valley School donates a class period to support community

Ava Adiletti and Kaylee Alexson

March 28, 2019

Shepaug Cares is an event that supports student roles in community service. Created in 2010 and inspired by the Shepaug's core values, it helps students learn the importance of giving back to the less fortunate. The event involves student participation in activities from sandwich making to wrapping and...

Region 12 Begins Construction for Agriscience Program

Region 12 Begins Construction for Agriscience Program

Sam Quigly, Patrick Moriarty, and Tyler White

February 5, 2019

Region 12 achieved a major milestone this fall, as construction finally began for Shepaug Valley School's Agriscience program. 

Ski area draws residents from around Connecticut

Ski area draws residents from around Connecticut

Erin Bailey, Mahelet Steinmetz, and Sydell Lecher

February 4, 2019

Mt. Southington located in Plantsville, Connecticut, was once a dairy farm, but has now been transformed into a ski area enjoyed by people of all ages. It is the state’s only ski place that owns a machine cut halfpipe, but this is not the only attraction that makes them stand out. Their history and...

The All-American High School Film Festival brings student filmmakers together

The All-American High School Film Festival brings student filmmakers together

Henry James, Reporter/Editor

December 1, 2018

The All-American High School Film Festival is the top destination for talented high school filmmakers where there is a goal to connect the filmmakers of the future with the rewards, respect, and recognition they deserve.

One of Connecticut’s oldest farms thrives during the fall season

One of Connecticut’s oldest farms thrives during the fall season

Mahelet Steinmetz, Sydell Lecher, and Erin Bailey

November 9, 2018

Maple Bank Farm, located in Roxbury Connecticut, is one of the nation’s oldest family-run farms, and they raise animals and support local businesses. Not only do they provide for the community, but they also have a beautiful and welcoming environment. People come from all over to buy locally...

ASAP Celebrates Young Writers with Celebrity Guests and Performances

ASAP Celebrates Young Writers with Celebrity Guests and Performances

Eliza Guchkova and Kaylee Alexson

November 6, 2018

ASAP is a creative arts organization that works to inspire kids. One of their events, the celebration of young writers is a perfect example. The 13th annual celebration of young writers is a special event that showcases the work of young authors from across the state of Connecticut. Here, exceptional...

Witch’s Dungeon Spooks Connecticut Residents this Halloween

Witch's Dungeon in Bristol Connecticut.

Thomas Bachelier and Tiernan Crossley

October 30, 2018

The Witch's Dungeon in Bristol is a classic movie museum filled with scary life-size figures and original movie props. But don't get it twisted, it's not a haunted house, but instead a house of horror educating visitors about some frightening classics.

Shakesperience Brings Theatre to Local High Schools

Shakesperience Brings Theatre to Local High Schools

Henry James and Alexa Kotas

April 10, 2018

Shakesperience Productions is a 22-year-old company which brings life to shows such as Hamlet, the Jungle Book, and Romeo and Juliet. They create interactive theater to perform at schools and at other venues across the state. So, why is Shakespeare such a big deal? Why would a company dedicate its mission to spreading the words of an author who died over 400 years ago?

Holiday in Washington Depot

Holiday in Washington Depot

Sam Maceli

January 8, 2018

Holiday in the Depot is a long-time tradition for locals and visitors from around Litchfield County. The event is put on by community volunteers, and kicks of the holiday with a bang.

Angevine Farm – Over 50 Years of Holiday Tradition

Angevine Farm - Over 50 Years of Holiday Tradition

Cazden Brenner and Luchino Romano

January 8, 2018

The holidays are about spending time with family. At Angevin, workers and community members come together to celebrate and enjoy the holiday season.