Living Well in Litchfield County, Connecticut

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Faces, places, treasures, and trends that caught our attention



When it comes to celebrating and improving the lives of people in the LGBTQ+ community, there’s much to be done. Pride in the Hills is helping, with everything from film festivals and scholarships, to funding gay-straight alliances to reduce bullying in schools.
Ultimately, Lime Rock allows drivers not only to challenge personal capabilities, but to experience a car’s maximum potential in an ever-changing environment.
Even before Sylvia and Jay Abbott were given keys to Marshfields, Sylvia had her hands in the soil. Elizabeth Renshaw, the elderly owner of the 1790 Litchfield farmhouse, wouldn’t sign the contract, it seemed, until she could observe how this young mom handled herself in a garden.
Mushrooms offer significant health benefits, including gut microbiome cleansing, cardiovascular support, and energy-boosting traits.
On a narrow backcountry road in New Milford, you’ll find an art center whose motto—”Come curious. Leave inspired.”—does just that considering the long and impressive lineup of entertainment luminaries it has hosted for more than 70 years. 
KMR Arts presents The Spell of Time by Andrew Moore, opening reception and book signing with the artist Saturday, June 1.
Charles H. Pease (1867-1953), a prominent local printer and publisher, wrote in his diary that around 1892 he came upon the colorful remains of a red-winged blackbird and decided he needed to preserve it.
The Heuston Genealogy is just one of the many samplers included in the Litchfield Historical Society’s latest exhibit With Their Busy Needles: Samplers and the Girls Who Made Them.
Forman School is an independent, co-educational, college preparatory school for boarding and day students with identified learning differences.
One visit to New Milford’s Good Eats Restaurant & Bar is enough to convince any diner why it deserves being voted into Litchfield Magazine’s Reader’s Choice issue for two years in a row.
As the days grow longer, the air warmer, and the tulips begin to bud, we're getting spring fever! Here are some fun things we can't wait to do in Litchfield County this spring. 
Fun things to do in Litchfield County this April.
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