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Connecticut Food Bank News: A Weekend Is a Long Time to Face Hunger

There are more than 117,000 children in Connecticut who rely on free or reduced-price school meals during the week. They face weekends where they might not have enough to eat until Monday morning at …
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Rooftops Newsletter: You Can Go Home Again

Over the past year or so, we have been writing about new tools that NFESH has developed and deployed as part of our What A Waste and REACH projects. These tools are about discovery. NFESH cannot help…
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Connecticut Food Bank News - Food Frenzy Starts in September 2018!

Join us in September to participate in the Connecticut Food Bank’s first Food Frenzy!! Food Frenzy is a month-long competition for groups of all sizes to compete against each other to fight hunger in…
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Learn to Drive Your 4x4 Like a Pro

Four-wheeling is a hands-on experience. You can gather a lot of driving tips from online stories, magazine articles and books, but to really get a sense of how your 4x4 works on the trail, nothing be…
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Connecticut Food Bank News - Help Fill Empty Plates for Our Hungry Neighbors

Family cookouts and gatherings with friends and neighbors are some of the highlights of summer, especially when everyone brings a favorite dish to pass around.With the support of friends like you, th…
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How to Catch Really Big Fish with Kids

When it comes to fishing with kids, conventional wisdom says to find a place where they can catch any fish with a high level of frequency and you’ll make a fisherman for life. That’s true. Fast-actio…
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Paddling With Your Kids Paddling With Your Kids - How to Get Started Paddling

Whether you head out for a day across the bay or a jaunt into the wilds for a week-long adventure, paddling is one of the best outdoor activities you can do with your kids. Add water to your children…
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4 Easy Ways To Enjoy Mountain Biking On Your Vacation

If you’ve been on a vacation to an outdoor destination in the past few years, you’ve likely noticed a new phenomenon: cycle paths, single track mountain bike trails, rail trails and bike parks now do…
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How To Choose The Best Times To Fish

The best time to go fishing is whenever you can. While that old maxim has merit and speaks to the value of fishing just for the fun of it, there are times during the day, month and year when it seems…
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The Necessities Every Camper Should Own

Every time I go camping with friends, I learn a new trick or discover a piece of gear that makes life outdoors more comfortable. But there are some basic items that are a must for an enjoyable family…
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Paving of Cider Mill Road

The Mansfield Department of Public Works is working on the resurfacing of Cider Mill Road.  The road will be closed to all traffic at the bridge from Tuesday, June 19th through Tuesday, June 26th.  T…
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This Year's Best Luxury Camping Items For Spring And Summer

Picture this camping scene: you wake up from a night sleeping peacefully under the stars and reach for a cup of joe, but instead of cowboy coffee, you’re greeted by the aroma of freshly brewed espres…
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Archery Gear On A Budget Best Buys This Year

Archery industry manufacturers seem to have fractured into two factions lately. On one side you have high-end, uber-expensive equipment that while nice, is clearly out of reach for most of us. On the…
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Archery Find The Best Place To Shoot Your Bow

Archery is a lot of fun, but whether you’re a seasoned bowhunter or just getting in to target shooting, becoming a better archer hinges on one simple reality—you need to practice. The easier it is to…
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New Public Works Citizen Request Online Service - Mobile 311

The Mansfield Mobile311 citizen website allows residents to communicate directly with the Department of Public Works (DPW) regarding non-emergency requests and concerns.  Citizens can access the site…
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