Pomperaug softball hopes to contend in SWC

By KEN MORSE Special to the Middlebury Bee-Intelligencer The Pomperaug High School softball team has the pitching and the hitting to be a contender in the South West Conference (SWC) ... Continue Reading →

Poem A Day – March 31, 2016

#MIDDLEBURY  The Carousel Zachary Schomburg I’m in a carousel. The kind that spins people to the wall. There is a woman and a man and a man inside of it too, and a man operating ... Continue Reading →

Maryann (Tuccillo) Jenkins obituary

Maryann (Tuccillo) Jenkins of Middlebury, died unexpectedly Saturday, March 26, 2016, at her home. She was the wife of John V. Jenkins. Maryann is the daughter of Olive (Tuohy) Tuccillo ... Continue Reading →

James Edward Dowling obituary

James Edward Dowling, 81, of Middlebury, known to many as “Jed,” passed away Sunday, March 27, 2016, at the Vitas Inpatient Unit at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was the beloved husband ... Continue Reading →

Poem A Day – March 30, 2016

#MIDDLEBURY Atlantic Elegy Julie Marie Wade We see a little farther now and a little farther still – C.D. Wright * I ask the rain to remit, but not because I am ungrateful A raincheck ... Continue Reading →

Dr. John P. Elser obituary

Dr. John P Elser, 84, of Naugatuck peacefully passed away after a long illness on Saturday, March 26, at the Glendale Center in Naugatuck surrounded by his family. Dr. Elser was the ... Continue Reading →

“Science has never drummed up quite as effective a tranquilizing agent as a sunny spring day.” ~ W. Earl Hall Continue Reading →

Poem A Day – March 29, 2016

Miracles Walt Whiteman Why, who makes much of a miracle? As to me I know of nothing else but miracles, Whether I walk the streets of Manhattan, Or dart my sight over the roofs of houses ... Continue Reading →

Poem A Day – March 28, 2016

#MIDDLEBURY The Birthnight Walter de la Mare Dearest, it was a night That in its darkness rocked Orion’s stars; A sighing wind ran faintly white Along the willows, and the cedar ... Continue Reading →

George Henry Long obituary

George Henry Long of Middlebury died peacefully at home on Thursday, March 24, 2016. He was born in Naugatuck, Conn., March 9, 1928, to Isabelle (King) Long and Walter Henry Long. He ... Continue Reading →