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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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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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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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Discover Outer Space in Bridgeport

There’s always something to discover at the Discovery Museum and Planetarium in Bridgeport, CT, this is a place for kids of all ages. There is 20,000 square feet of exploration to be done in this building. On the top floor, we learn through interactive exhibits about sound and light and renewable energy. On the main Read more…

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Nutmeg Junction Loves “Booth Babble”

We at Nutmeg Junction love watching the “Booth Babble” videos! “Fun” is the word that comes to mind when Ann Nyberg and Noah Finz visit the Greek Olive Diner and discuss anything and everything. One day they may be talking about diaries, another day Joe Namath, or baseballs, brochures, or “Buck Hollywood”. Their most recent Read more…

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Nutmeg Junction is On Display!

We’re excited to announce that the artwork of Nutmeg Junction will be showcased at the very robust Silas Bronson Library in Waterbury, Connecticut. Affectionately known as the Brass City, Waterbury is home to many of the Nutmeg state treasures such as the Mattatuck Museum, the historic Palace Theatre, The Carrie Welton  Fountain on the green, The Read more…

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Network Connecticut and Nutmeg Junction…All Aboard!!!

2013 was a fantastic year for us at Nutmeg Junction. We’d like to take the time to say thank you to all our family and friends who have liked our cartoons and shared our posts along the way. We want to especially thank Ann Nyberg for hosting our cartoon and sharing it with a greater Read more…

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New Haven’s Pepe’s Pizza

  This pretty much says it all about pizza in New Haven, Connecticut’s Wooster Square there is always a line outside ofPepe’s Pizzeria and also at the nearby Sally’s Apizza. This is a tradition that just never goes away. If you come to New Haven, you’ll find yourself in Wooster Square.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

  Happy Thanksgiving, Connecticut! Thanks for reading Network Connecticut and Nutmeg Junction, helping you to uncover all kinds of interesting gems in our state in a fun way.

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Shoulder-To-Shoulder Torrington Is Being Lifted

Torrington is a city on the move as young entrepreneurs come to the city to start their small businesses, and they may be small businesses but they have big hearts. One of the newest businesses on the block is First Act Bakery, which is across the street from the Warner Theatre and the toy store Read more…

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