Samuel Windsor

20 Jul 19
Archy news nety

The warmer climate of summer is here. This weekend will see temperatures ranging from the mid-90s and approaching 100 degrees, excessive heat clocks and heat warnings have been issued for most of the state. Anyone seeking refuge from this heat can locate the nearest cooling center from the list below. Divided by county, there are […]

18 Jul 19
Ghost of Shakespeare

A man fumes in a field, carrying his righteous anger like a weapon with which he hopes to slay another man, a man he believes has wronged him. Somewhat ironically, this angry man is a healer, a physician, and the man with whom he wishes to duel is a parson, a clergyman, a healer of […]

18 Jul 19

“He said: the book or me?…Sometimes I miss him when I’m buying a new book.” According to a family legend, I started reading signs on the road none stop with my parents every time we went somewhere-when I was two. I don’t know if I read because I’m curious, or I am curious because I […]

18 Jul 19
messymimi’s meanderings

(Because some people like Blogger and some like WordPress, i am putting the same content at both.  If you would prefer to read this on the other site, it is linked here.)     ***********************************         “There’s no escape!” he said, grinning at her.   She shrieked and dodged, and he leaned […]

17 Jul 19
Flowers For Socrates

July 17th is Yellow Pig Day * World Emoji Day * National Tattoo Day Peach Ice Cream Day . . . International Firgun Day * Wrong Way Corrigan Day * World Day for International Justice * _______________________________________ MORE! Diahann Carroll, Nelson Mandela and Nancy Giles, click

17 Jul 19
(WTNH)–As the temperatures start to rise this week, towns and cities across Connecticut are trying to help you keep cool. Take a look at at the list below to find cooling centers and services near you: Fairfield County: Fairfield Bigelow Center for Senior Activities – 100 Mona Terrace – Monday-Friday 9:00am-3:30pm Black Rock Church – 3685 Black Rock Turnpike – Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm, Saturday from 12pm-8pm and Sunday 8am-8pm Fairfield Public Library – 1080 Old Post Road – Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm, Friday 9am-5pm and Saturday 9am-5pm Fairfield Woods Branch Library – 1147 Fairfield Woods Road – Monday-Thursday 9am-8pm, Friday 9am-5pm and Saturday 9am-5pmFairfield Police Lobby – 100 Reef Road – open 24/7 Norwalk Norwalk Public Library – 1 Belden Ave – Saturday 9:00am-5:30pm, Sunday 1pm-5pmNorwalk Police Department – 1 Monroe Street New Canaan New Canaan Library (151 Main Street): Saturday 9 am – 5 pm, Sunday 12 pm – 5 pmNew Canaan YMCA (564 South Avenue): Saturday 7:30 am – 6:30 pm, Sunday 8 am – 5 pm Hartford County: Bloomfield and Simsbury-click for more Bristol Bristol Public Library – 5 High Street – Thursday 8:30am-8:00pm, Friday 8:30am-5:00pm, Sunday 1pm-5pmBristol Senior Center – 240 Stafford Avenue – Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pmCommunity Health Center – 395 North Main Street – Thursday 8am-5pm, Friday 8:30am-5:00pm, Saturday 8:30am-noonThe Salvation Army – 19 Stearns Street – Monday-Friday 9am-2pmThe Agape House – 43 School Street – Monday-Saturday 8am-noonBrian’s Angels – 19 Jacob Street – Open daily from 1pm-5pm Dunkin Donuts, Price Chopper and Starbucks have also offered their establishments for relief from the heat.  Hartford– (service may be extended into next week depending on weather conditions) Parker Memorial Community Center and Samuel V. Arroyo Recreation Center on Sunday, July 21st between noon – 8 PM, in addition to those same regularly scheduled hours on SaturdayAsylum Hill Congregational Church will also be open on Sunday between 11 AM – 7 PM as a cooling centerThe Hartford Fire Department’s Special Services Unit will be passing out water bottles at bus stops,shelters, parks and playgrounds throughout the city starting at 10 AM on Saturday and 11 AM on Sunday Hartford Public Library – 500 Main Street – Friday-Saturday 9:30am-5:00pm East Hartford (Note: no special staff or services will be offered at any of these cooling locations) South End Senior Center – 70 Canterbury Street – Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm Raymond Library – 840 Main Street – Monday-Thursday 9am-8pm, Friday and Saturday 9am-5pmPublic Safety Complex – 31 School Street (Police Lobby) -open 24/7East Hartford will be offering extended hours at Martin Pool (Martin Park at 307 Burnside Avenue) and Terry Pool (Hockanum Park at 320 High Street): 1-7pm on both Saturday, July 20th and Sunday, July 21st South Windsor South Windsor Community Center – 150 Nevers Road  – Monday-Friday 8:00am to 3:30pmSouth Windsor Library  – 1550 Sullivan Ave  – Monday-Thursday 9am to 9pm, Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm, Saturday 9am-1pm  Enfield Enfield Senior Center – 299 Elm Street – Monday, Tuesday, and Friday 8am-5pm, Wednesday and Thursday 8am-8pmEnfield Public Library – 104 Middle Road – Monday-Thursday 9am- 8pm, Friday-Saturday 9am – 5pmPearl Street Library – 759 Pearl Street – Monday-Thursday 10am- 8pm, Friday 12pm-6pmEnfield Police Department Lobby – 293 Elm Street – available 24 hours per day New Haven County: New Haven-Excessive Heat Alert issued, High Heat Protocol activated, effective at noon Wednesday, July 17. Hamden– click for more Cheshire The Cheshire Senior Center – 240 Maple Avenue – Monday-Friday 9am-4pmThe Cheshire Public Library – 104 Main Street – Monday-Friday 9:00am-8:30pm and Saturday from 9am-1pmTown Hall lobby – 84 South Main Street – Monday-Friday from 8:30am-4:00pm Cheshire Police Department – 500 Highland Avenue – open 24/7 Naugatuck Howard Whittemore Memorial Library – 243 Church St – Friday 10am-1pm, Saturday 10am-2pmShould residents have a need for immediate emergency sheltering, they may contact or stop at the Fire Department or Police Department.  Waterbury Center for Human Development – 693 East Main Street – Friday 5pm-9pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am-9pmAccess to water fun with splash/sprinkler pads are at Town Plot Park, Lower Murray Park, Bucks Hill Park, Fulton Park, River Baldwin Recreation Center, Hamilton Park, Fairlawn Park, Washington Park, Curtain Park, East Mountain Park, Chase Park, Rivera Hughes Park, Waterville Park, Berkeley Park, Hopeville Park and Martin Luther King Jr. Park.City pools at Fulton Park and Washington Park are open. The Hamilton Park pool is down for filtration repairs, but is expected to be up and running soon Ansonia Doyle Senior Center – 153 Main Street – Saturday 10am -7pm New London County: New London– click for more Litchfield County: Torrington– click for more Middlesex County: Middletown Lobby of the Middletown Police Department, 222 Main Street, which is opened 24 hours a day available as a cooling station. Russell Library on Broad Street – Monday & Thursday: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., Friday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Elderly persons are encouraged to use the Middletown Senior Center on Durant Terrace during business hours Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. City Hall lobby is also available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m The City of Middletown will be opening fire hydrant sprinklers at designated times and locations. The sprinklers are expected to be opened Saturday and Sunday and will be at the following locations: The Highlands Crescent Drive bus stop from 12 P.M. – 4 P.M.Julia Terrace from 2 P.M – 5 P.M.Maplewood Terrace from 2 P.M. – 5 P.M.Summer Hill Road and Woodbury Circle from 2 P.M. – 5 P.M.Macdonough School from 12 P.M. – 3 P.M. and 6 P.M. – 8 P.M.Santangelo Circle from 12 P.M. – 3 P.M.Daddario Road from 6 P.M. – 8 P.M Clinton Clinton Town Hall – 54 East Main St. – Sunday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. East Hampton East Hampton Senior Center – 105 Main Street – Saturday and Sunday 12pm-5pm  Windham County: Thompson Thompson Library Community Center – 815 Riverside Drive (North Grosvenordale) – Friday 10am-5pm == Free download: Access Connecticut breaking news, weather, stream newscasts live and more on-the-go with News 8 alerts directly to your phone. iPhone or iPad users: get our free News 8 app hereAndroid users: get our free News 8 app here
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15 Jul 19
Lady Jane Grey Revisited

Purchased as a portrait of Mary Tudor when Princess on behalf of Queen Victoria during the Christies sale on 24th May 1881, RCIN20944 has caused much debate among art historians over the years.  The sitter has been identified as at least three different members of the royal family from the Tudor period, and for around […]

15 Jul 19
lizzie (the other)

We’ve started to gather media articles for your easy reference and perusal. The collection here is from Satsuki’s extensive archive. This resource will be updated as an on-going activity – much like its companion resource, ‘A Bevy of Royal Resources: sites’, the aim being to provide snapshots of critical thinking about the British monarchy from […]

12 Jul 19
James Ashworth

Image Credit: Andrew Martin (Pixabay) Image Description: Paddington Bear Originally published in The Oxford Student in November 2017 With the runaway success of the original Paddington, it was always a matter of time before a sequel would hit the screens. And it duly did, taking StudioCanal’s biggest opening weekend box office in the UK. With […]

12 Jul 19
30 Countries Before 30

This world trip and circumnavigation was by far the most ambitious travel project I’ve ever undertaken, but also perhaps the most fulfilling. It reaffirmed for me the love I have for this world and the cultures, people, and places it contains. If I had to pair this trip down into one word, it would undoubtedly […]

11 Jul 19
News Directory

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