Friends of Woodbury Senior Community Center donates major gifts to Woodbury Senior Community Center

Organized in 2007 the Friends of Woodbury Senior Community Center, Inc. is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year along with the Senior Community Center. The Friends are celebrating by announcing recent major donations to the Woodbury Senior Community Center. Thanks… Read more of  Friends of Woodbury Senior Community Center donates major gifts to Woodbury Senior Community Center

Death of ESPN broadcaster’s wife ruled an accident

WOODBURY, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials say the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman died from blunt trauma and drowning after her car hit another vehicle in May. The Hartford Courant reports (http://cour.at/2uKlNDR ) that Dr. James Gill, the chief state medical examiner, has ruled 67-year-old Katherine Ann Berman‘s death an accident. Gill declined to release the toxicology results. Related Content: Wife of ESPN anchor dies in double fatal accident in Woodbury Police say the Cheshire woman’s vehicle struck the rear of a driver’s SUV and both veered off the Read More …

No small magic found at Faeries & Wizards Fest in Woodbury

WOODBURY >> Two types of tiny people visited the Flanders Nature Center at 5 Church Hill Road on Saturday afternoon. One was children, accompanied by their parents and older siblings; the other type consisted of the mythical woodland fairies that were part of the sixth annual Flanders Forest Faeries & Woodland Wizards Festival. Read More of  No small magic found at Faeries & Wizards Fest in Woodbury

Flanders to hold annual Farm to Table dinner in August

WOODBURY >> The culinary talents of several esteemed chefs will be showcased on Sunday evening Aug. 27, as Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust holds a Farm to Table Dinner & Auction on the grounds of the Van Vleck Farm & Nature Sanctuary in Woodbury. A sell-out event last year, this year’s memorable evening will showcase a multi-course dinner using the season’s freshest ingredients prepared by a lineup of the area’s most acclaimed chefs. Read More of  Flanders to hold annual Farm to Table dinner in August

New Morning Market hosts ice-cream and BBQ benefit with Little Free Library grand opening

On June 23, the owner and staff of New Morning Market, 129 Main Street North in Woodbury, hosted their annual benefit for Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury, offering hot dogs and hamburgers from local farms and ice-cream sundaes from Arethusa… Read more of  New Morning Market hosts ice-cream and BBQ benefit with Little Free Library grand opening

Flanders Nature Center presents Forest Faeries & Woodland Wizards Festival on Saturday

WOODBURY >> Faeries are mystical little people who inhabit the land, living in harmony with nature. Come enjoy a day of magic and imagination on Saturday, July 15, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. when Flanders will become inhabited by the “wee folk” during the Forest Faeries & Woodland Wizards Festival. The activities will be based at the center’s Sugar House area which is a quarter mile up from the intersection of Flanders and Church Hill Road.   Read more of  Flanders Nature Center presents Forest Faeries & Woodland Wizards Festival on Saturday