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The Blue Oar On The Banks Of The Connecticut River

The Blue Oar Restaurant along the beautiful banks of the Connecticut River in Haddam, Connecticut is a little slice of heaven. In business for 15 years, it’s a destination for boaters in Connecticut, though according to owner, Jody Reilly, most drive to this Shangri La. It sits next to a small marina and gravel parking Read more…

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From Corporate To Candles

Five years ago Brenda Hunter of Haddam, Connecticut left her corporate Information Technology job where she managed 22 people and has never looked back. What is she doing now? Hunter is making candles. She is physically pouring and scenting them herself and is having a ball. Her company’s name is CT River Candles. How did Read more…

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East Haddam, CT Is Home to World Class Wool

It’s a family affair when it comes to Farm House Yarns in East Haddam, Connecticut. It’s about raising sheep, buying wool from other New England farms, it’s about spinning and dyeing some of the finest wool for garments in the world. Yes, it’s right here in our backyard. According to the owner, Carol Martin, no Read more…

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