Posts Categorized: Top Stories

The Mercurial Is…For Sale!

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  That’s right.   After over four years of managing, writing, selling, marketing, etc. etc. The Mercurial, I, your humble editor/co-curator/ad rep/toilet cleaner, am moving on to a freelance writing career.   The magazine is for sale, so if you have a vision for The… Read more »

Tasty, Tasty Danbury

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The Taste of Danbury. Photo courtesy of the HatCityBlog.

    “Taste it and you will get a desire for it.” –Irish proverb   The Taste of Greater Danbury, attracting upwards of 20,000 people over two days, is one of CityCenter Danbury’s highly anticipated annual events, and why not? It offers a world map… Read more »

State Reports Positive Mosquitoes for Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus

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Photograph by Darlyne A. Murawski, courtesy of National Geographic.

  The State Mosquito Management Program has announced that mosquitoes trapped in Hampton on August 26 have tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEE). These results represent the first EEE-positive mosquitoes identified in Hampton by the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) this year.  … Read more »

Owen Eagen Selected as Chair of Connecticut’s Freedom of Information Commission

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  Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy has announced that he selected Owen P. Eagan of West Hartford to serve as chairman of the Freedom of Information Commission (FOIC), the state body responsible for administering and enforcing the provisions of the state’s Freedom of Information Act,… Read more »

Pickled Dreams

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Victoria Eastus of Carrot Top Kitchens, and her daughter Elizabeth, at the Wilton Farmers Market. Photo by Andrew Bergeron.

  In a small gravel lot just parallel to busy Route 7, the sound of rushing traffic breaks like waves upon the white tents standing under the mellow heat of the afternoon sun.   The lot belongs to the Wilton, Connecticut Historical Society, which is… Read more »