FARMINGTON, CT – Back for the third year in a row, the 2014 Farmington Bank Community Concert Series featuring Simply Swing has expanded to 17 performances. The series will kick off with a performance on Sunday, April 27, at 2 p.m. at the Town Hall in Newington.
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HARTFORD and SUFFIELD, CT -- Construction is expected to begin this summer on a handicapped-accessible addition to the Kent Memorial Library in Suffield, thanks, in part, to a $200,000 grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.
COLUMBIA, CT -- The Saxton B. Little Free Library in Columbia has been awarded a $10,000 grant from New Alliance Foundation. The grant will be used to assist with the planned renovation and expansion of the library.
MIDDLETOWN, CT—The Rockfall Foundation is hosting an evening talk and reception with award-winning book author and Hartford Courant columnist, Robert Thorson, featuring his recent book, Walden's Shore: Henry David Thoreau and Nineteenth-Century Science. Thorson will speak March 27, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm at the deKoven House Community Center.
POMFRET, CT -- At its quarterly meeting on January 29, The 1772 Foundation, a national leader in the field of historic properties redevelopment, awarded grants totaling $807,400.
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