During the first official weekend of summer we took a trip through the rolling hills of the Quiet Corner to the Natchaug State Forest in Eastford, CT for some fly fishing on the Natchaug River. Summer is here; we hope you have a wonderful one.

Memorial Day activities on Woodstock Hill are a time honored tradition. The Memorial Day 10K road race and the Memorial Day Parade on the Hill are two events not to be missed. Tributes and words of remembrance ring out on the day that is also known as the unofficial start of summer. [wzslider]

With perfect springlike weather and a huge turnout for the race organized by the Hartford Marathon Foundation, downtown Putnam was certainly a great place to be on Sunday! With racers arriving from all over New England and a wonderful after race party hosted by The Courthouse Bar and Grille, there was plenty of fun for…

[wzslider] Last night’s snowstorm brought up to a foot of snow to parts of the Quiet Corner, leaving a picturesque landscape to behold as shovels, snowblowers and plows got to work. The forecast for today calls for high winds (you can see the beginning of the wind gusts in the video above) which will undoubtedly…

[wzslider] All told, the Quiet Corner got very lucky and escaped the major destruction that Hurricane Sandy unleashed on so many communities. While there are still widespread power outages in the towns of the Quiet Corner as of this posting (according to information from the CL&P map found here), a much more serious situation was averted…