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Laughing & Smiling Lakes

Salisbury’s “Twin Lakes” are notorious for their idyllic setting and allure to outdoor enthusiasts.  It’s common knowledge that days on the lake are always accompanied by jubilant laughter and carefree smiles.  Local legends of the Housatonic region reaffirm this passionate… Read More...

Canaan Railroad Days

Canaan Railroad Days is celebrating its 53rd year in bringing an amazing festival to the Northwest Corner of North Canaan, CT. This weekend you can enjoy fireworks, the Steve Dunn Band, Roaming Railroad Train Rides, a parade, the annual 5-mile… Read More...

EHRE Summer Intern 2017

Join us in welcoming Zoe to EHRE as our Summer Intern! Having read our weekly newsletter since she was 12 years old and already well-versed in the local inventory,  Zoe joins our team this summer to share her skills and… Read More...

The Rockets’ Red Glare

  America has always been a place of hopefulness – the spirit of the free & the strength of the brave. The celebratory firing of muskets began in the Colonial Days as a means to spread the word of victory.  … Read More...

8TH ANNUAL OPEN YOUR EYES STUDIO TOUR

The Northwest Connecticut Arts Council presents… 8TH ANNUAL OPEN YOUR EYES STUDIO TOUR Saturday, June 24, 10 – 5 p.m. & Sunday, June 25, 10 – 4 p.m. 31 Artists’ Studios in Sharon, Lakeville & Salisbury, CT – FREE TOAST-the-TOUR Read More...

The Power of Conservation

Our lives are rooted in land and other natural resources. They give us beauty, nature, food, health and connections to our collective past and future. When something gives you such special and sustaining gifts, it’s important to provide it care… Read More...

Salisbury, Conn.: An Antidote for Cabin Fever (NY Times, 05/21/2017)

Salisbury, Conn.: An Antidote for Cabin Fever By JACK KADDEN MAY 31, 2017 “Salisbury combines the quaintness of Norman Rockwell New England, the cachet of the Upper East Side and the enthusiasm for the outdoors of Vermont and Colorado…” …“Salisbury… Read More...

Memorial Day

“The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy.” Each year America joins together on the last Monday in May to pause, reflect and honor the… Read More...

Farmer’s Market

“What makes the Farmers’ Market such a special place is that you’re creating a community around food.” – Byrant Terry As a community, we continue to honor our rural roots and local sustainability through the plethora of Farmers’ Markets that… Read More...

Foraging the Litchfield Hills

Foraging: searching for wild food resources New Englanders are known for their resourcefulness.  Rummaging through the Litchfield Hills foraging for edible gems has become a “hip” pastime. One of the first greens to reveal itself each spring is ramps –… Read More...

2017 Guide to Summer Camps

We are the Day-Camp, the mighty Day-Camp; We play all day and, go home at night. We have a cool fort, you’ll never see it; ‘Cuz it’s hidden, way out of sight. Cha-cha-cha! Whether it’s Day-Camp, Sleep-Away, or a few… Read More...

Daffodils

A host, of golden daffodils… Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. Continuous as the stars that shine And twinkle on the milky way, They stretched in never-ending line Along the margin of a bay:… Read More...

World Health Day Challenge

The Southern Berkshire Region boasts unsurpassed locavore cuisine and year-round farmers markets – making it easy to enjoy a well-balanced diet year round.  Our generous Tri-State Region is full those who enrich our communities with their talents.  Anne Lindley Young,… Read More...

Vernal Magic

April Showers Bring May Flowers… and officially kick off the Tri-State Region’s infamous Mud Season! Vernal pools are home to innumerable species that rely upon this muddy softening of the earth each spring. Vernal pools are a distinctive type of… Read More...

Pine Plains Memorial Hall

Pine Plains’ Memorial Hall project – a tribute to the past & guiding the future!  The charm of the Hudson Valley permeates the town and is particularly prominent along Church Street, where new talents, boutiques, and quintessential charm steadily flourish.  … Read More...

Love to hear the Robin…

He rocks in the treetop all day long Hoppin’ and a-boppin’ and a-singin’ his song… The harbingers of spring are back en masse.  There is nothing sweeter than welcoming each morning with the cheerful song of the Red-breasted Robin –… Read More...

Distilled Maple Water a.k.a. SYRUP!

In 1606 Marc Lescarbot wrote about the indigenous people of Acadia collecting and “distilling maple water” – intuitively condensing it into what we now know as syrup.  It takes approximately 40 years for a maple tree to become large enough… Read More...

Sweet Memories

“Sometimes you never know the true value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” “There were blueberries everywhere that summer!”  Elyse Harney laughs at the recollection of the many years that she and her late husband, John Harney, spent… Read More...

Salisbury Jumpfest

What’s sweeter than Maple Syrup Snow Candy?   A foot of fresh snow the day before Salisbury Jumpfest Weekend! Satre Hill has been home to the Eastern National Ski Jump Championships since 1952.  Friday night kicks off Jumpfest with Target… Read More...

The Library: A Small Town Centerpiece

A community is defined by feelings of fellowship.  The synergetic energy of a community is powerful, omnipresent, unique – and often inexplicable. The Library serves as the centerpiece of all small town communities.  The Tri-State region is home to several… Read More...