Litchfield County: Happening in the Hills
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Faces, places, treasures, and trends that caught our attention
Deidre Houlihan DiCara had spent 29 years as a professional in girl scouting, 23 of those as the executive director of the Girl Scouts of NWCT, until she was approached seven years ago to assume the leadership role at FISH NWCT—Friends in Service to Humanity—in Torrington.
nutmeg ballet
Fifty years ago Sharon Dante followed a dream and started a classical ballet training program that grew into the Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory—an organization that has trained thousands of dancers across the country and abroad, many of whom have gone on to successful careers with some of the premier dance companies in the world.
trowbridge farm
It is easy to understand why so many horse enthusiasts are enamoured with Arabians. On a visit to Trowbridge’s one day, I met a sweet dapple-grey named Atlanta Blue who had me at hello. He nudged me gently with his soft muzzle and tempted me to linger.
Many novelists begin with a plot, the germ of an idea that develops into a story. Amy Poeppel thinks in terms of dialogue. She will imagine a conversation and then create the characters and the plot.
Anne Bass garden
Elegant. Discreet. Quiet. Generous. Cultured. Curious. These are some of the adjectives that were used to describe Anne Bass by those who knew her. A resident of South Kent for many years Bass died of ovarian cancer this past April.
LHRR sunset
They say golf and tennis are sports one never ages out of. Throw rowing in there as well. Just check out the Litchfield Hills Rowing Club, founded in 1978 to promote the sport for the residents of the area. Sure, the club boasts a vibrant junior membership, many of whom go on to row in college, some even attaining scholarships. But there are also many adults, or “masters” in sportspeak.
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Each year Litchfield Magazine honors 25 special pe Each year Litchfield Magazine honors 25 special people in our community! See the full list in our July/August magazine issue! ⁠
Written by @joseph.montebello⁠
John Bourdeau has created some of the county’s best places to dine and drink: Lucia Ristorante, Main Street Grill, Highland⁠
Brass Company, and the Owl Wine Bar. He sponsors many charitable events including the Flanders Farm-to-Table dinner and is the ambassador for Spring Hill Vineyards. He partners with Salvatore Anthony on the Pride in New Preston event. With new business partner Ryan Cangello, the Owl has recently been renovated and expanded.⁠
Thank you John Bourdeau for your contribution to our community. We commend you! ⁠
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Sharon CT offering some gorgeous views today! Get Sharon CT offering some gorgeous views today! Get out for a walk and enjoy Litchfield County🍃 ⁠
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Beautiful view of lake Waramaug from the top of Ta Beautiful view of lake Waramaug from the top of Tanner Hill in Warren! Got to love these summer days in Litchfield County!🌳🌞⁠
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Early evening sky tonight in Litchfield. #beautif Early evening sky tonight in Litchfield.  #beautiful #litchfieldcounty #litchfieldhills #litchfieldct #nwct #smalltown #eveningsky
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