Bozrah, CTThe Day

There’s a lot more than vegetables at the Bozrah Farmers Market

In late morning on Friday, July 16, the tents began to pop up in Maples Farm Park, and the vans and the trucks full of produce and crafts pulled into their assigned spaces. The food trucks were parked and ready to serve by 4 p.m. as the Bozrah Farmers Market was finally open for its long-awaited 13th season.
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Middlesex County, CTnewmilfordspectrum.com

Cromwell youth campers enjoy ice cream social courtesy of grant

CROMWELL — The Cromwell Recreation Department recently received a $1,000 grant from The M. Jones Fund at The Community Foundation of Middlesex County for its summer youth camp. The gift was used toward a special treat for the Little Camp Cromwell and Camp Cromwell programs. Blue Chip Creamery visited both...
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New London, CTThe Day

My Pet Pal: Freddy

Freddy was adopted from New London Animal Control. He’s vivacious, enjoys sunshine from his multi-story cat condo, and doesn’t mind if a human lets him lick the plate. My Pet Pal is a reader-submitted feature that highlights local residents and their favorite furry, feathery or scaly friends. Send a photo of you and your pet, along with a short description of what makes them a great companion, your name and what town you live in to times@theday.com. Include “pet pal” in the subject line.
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Where do local restaurants get their seafood?

In the main cooler of Sea Well Seafood's facility at Stonington Town Dock, Led Zeppelin played as two workers packed fish orders and filled tickets. Bins sat down the center of the narrow, wet-floored room, each bearing the name of a local restaurant: Oyster Club, The Mariner, Sea Swirl, S&P Oyster, Lillian's, Latitude 41, Summer Shack, The Andrea, Guytanno's.
New London, CTThe Day

Colman Street McDonald's open after brief shutdown due to fire

New London — No one was injured when a fire broke out in the kitchen at the McDonald's restaurant at 406 Coleman St. on Saturday night. The fire department received a 911 call from McDonald's employees who said a fire had sparked in the kitchen about 8:53 p.m. Upon arrival, firefighters found the fire in a deep fryer and the area behind it. A fire suppression system at the business contained most of the fire and firefighters extinguished what remained, according to the New London Fire Department.
Westbrook, CTMiddletown Press

El Rincon Del Sabor brings Latin American flavor to Westbrook

WESTBROOK — Each empanada served at El Rincon Del Sabor is made fresh daily. From making the flaky dough and tasty filling, to crimping the turnover to create the chicken, beef or cheese-filled pastry, it’s all is done by hand. “We have some that are ready to eat, but if...
Stonington, CTThe Day

Fish Tales' memories

A thank you to The Day for the wonderful articles on the fishing industry of Stonington. It brought back many happy memories of my summers with my grandfather and aunts − the "Maine Sisters" − during the 1940s and 1950s. Mary Tauro. Norwich.
Richmond, RIprovidencejournal.com

Walking RI: Stop and smell the flowers on Carolina Management Area trails

Acres of wildflowers and abundant wildlife are among the rewards while walking the two loop trails at this 2,350-acre state-run refuge in Richmond. Access: Off Route 95, take Route 138 east. Turn south on Route 112 and drive for 2.5 miles to Pine Hill Road. Turn right and drive west for 1.5 miles to a checking station on the left.