Category Archives: Nutmeg Junction

The Historic Thomaston Opera House

The Thomaston Opera house is a beautiful red brick building that serves as home to the Landmark Community Theatre and the civic offices for the town. Built in 1884 at the stated cost of $50,000, it served the community in various ways until the 1960’s when it fell into disrepair and plans were then made Read more…

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Nutmeg Junction Stops At The Terryville Water Wheel

The history of the Terryville water wheel can be traced back to the mid 1800’s when it used the mighty Pequabuck River to power a factory that eventually was destroyed by fire in 1940. According to the Plymouth Historical Society, this 20-foot diameter wood and iron water wheel is the most intact of the three Read more…

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Connecticut Open House Day ~ June 14

Discover the state’s exciting arts, history and tourism offerings with a variety of special incentives, such as discounted or free admission, free gifts or special exhibits and activities during the 10th Annual Open House Day on June 14, 2014. Nearly every region in the nutmeg state has a location you can visit. Interested in history? Interested in Read more…

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Warner Theatre, Here I Come!

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Nutmeg Junction Goes To “Little Poland”

“Little Poland” Ambassadors include Nutmeg Junction’s creator, J Timothy Quirk and Ann Nyberg.

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Nutmeg Juntion Stops At The Beardsley Zoo

Have you been to Connecticut’s zoo? If you haven’t it’s time you traveled to Bridgeport and visit the prestigious Beardsley Zoo.With over 300 animals to discover, there’s always something wondrous to experience including the fantastic rainforest exhibit. Children love the prairie dog exhibit where guests can pop up to a glass viewing area to get Read more…

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National Library Week in Connecticut

National Library Week is 4/13-4/19 and Network Connecticut and Nutmeg Junction hold libraries in a special place in our hearts. Libraries provide essential resources to the communities they serve. Whether you want to read a book, watch a movie, listen to music, find a meeting room for a non-profit, go online, do research, the library Read more…

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Ballet in Torrington, Connecticut

The Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory  is the internationally renowned classical Ballet training institution in Connecticut that hosts auditions to its programs in 30 states and is known throughout New England for its Nutcracker performances at The Bushnell in Hartford. Located in a gorgeous building at 58 Main Street, Torrington, “The Nutmeg” hosts professional year long programs Read more…

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Want Your Connecticut Library Featured?

Network Connecticut and Nutmeg Junction are accepting nominations for honoring Connecticut libraries during National Library Week with a Nutmeg Junction cartoon. National Library Week will be observed April 13-19, 2014 with the theme, “Lives change @ your library®.” So nominate your CT library! We might feature that library with a special cartoon on Ann Nyberg’s “Network Connecticut!”

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Dinosaur State Park

Welcome to Dinosaur State Park where fossilized dinosaur tracks have been preserved to become a wondrous attraction for the Nutmeg state. In 1966 a bulldozer uncovered three-toed tracks during construction which then halted building to see what else might be found and sure enough there were more tracks found from the beasts that once roamed Read more…

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