Archive for July 9th, 2011

July 9th, 2011

Weekend Fireworks

by LonSeidman

Did you miss them last weekend?

Here are Saturday and Sunday’s firework shows in Connecticut. Most of Friday’s shows have been postponed to Saturday, but check ahead:

Friday July 8
Norwich – Waterfront following band performance at 8 pm

Unionville section of Farmington
(Part of the Tunxis Hose Co. Fireman’s Carnival)

Saturday July 9
Beacon Falls – Pent Rd. complex. Shuttle busses from other locations to be provided
note: The Whisper attended this last year – a very fantastic and brilliant display!

Guilford – Fairgrounds

Lebanon – Town Green

Sunday July 10
East Lyme

Enfield – part of the Enfield festival going on all weekend

New London – Thames River

July 9th, 2011

Cans Collect Funds For Scouts

by LonSeidman

Cub Scout Pack 230 is holding their semi-annual Bottle and Can Drive on Sunday, July 10th. Please leave clean, redeemable 5 cent deposit bottles and cans – as well as water bottles too – at the curb Saturday night and Pack 230 will pick them up Sunday morning. All proceeds will go toward programs, events, field trips, materials and activities for our Cub Scouts.

For large pickups, please contact Steve D’Amato (860) 302-0672

July 9th, 2011

Watch: Correspondent at Shuttle Launch

by LonSeidman

Lon Seidman Shares the Final Launch for Shuttle Program

CT Tech Junkie’s Lon Seidman has been in Florida for the last two weeks compiling reports about the unique facets of the space program. We’ll be sharing some of these here on the Whisper. Click on the above link (underlined) to see the launch. Can you hear the noise?

We hope you enjoy!