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Orange Community Farmers’ Market Today

There aren’t many dates remaining, so take advantage of it while you can and come to the Orange Community Farmers’ Market today from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at the Pavilion on the Orange Fairgrounds, 525 Orange Center Road. Products are only the best certified and Connecticut grown; ranging from bakery products, eggs, flowers, milk, meats, READ MORE.

TODAY Is The First Day Of Fall

So many of you celebrated the end of summer on Labor Day (Monday, Sept. 6) but those “in the know” were aware that we still had another 16 days before it was officially autumn – more widely known as Fall. Today, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 is the first day of Fall It officially arrives at READ MORE.

This Week’s Amity Varsity Sports Schedules

Amity varsity teams are having a great season so far. Here’s what’s on this week’s schedule: Monday, Sept. 20 Field Hockey vs Lyman Hall, Away, at Lyman Hall HS, Fitzgerald Field, at 3:45 p.m. Girls Soccer vs Career/Hillhouse, HOME at Amity Field 3 at 5 p.m. Girls Volleyball vs Hillhouse, HOME at Amity at 6:30 READ MORE.

Tonight’s Full Moon Is The Full Corn Moon

The full moon will rise in the southeast just after sunset tonight, Monday, September 20 – just two days before the fall equinox. This full Moon reaches peak illumination at 7:54 p.m. tonight. According to the Farmer’s Almanac, “While September’s full Moon is usually known as the Harvest Moon, if October’s full Moon happens to READ MORE.

Lady Spartans Splash Past Opponents At Cross

The Lady Spartans Swimming and Diving team was on the road in East Haven on Friday, Sept. 17 for a meet against East Haven/Wilbur Cross/Hillhouse. EH/WC/HH won more events than Amity, but true to form, Todd Rainey’s Lady Spartans gave their all and outscored their hosts 80-62. Amity’s Winning Events 200 Medley Relay 1:59.31 – READ MORE.

Orange Country Fair Schedule: Plan Your Days Now

Following is the official Orange Country Fair Schedule for 2021. The Fair will take place on the Orange Fairgrounds, 525 Orange Center Road, on Saturday, Sept. 18 and Sunday, Sept. 19. You may notice that a few fan favorites like the Frying Pan Toss, Hay Bale Toss and Pig Races are missing this year, but READ MORE.

Amity’s Swimmin’ Women Off To A Great Start

The Amity Girls’ Swimming and Diving Team hosted Branford at its season opener in Orange on Tuesday, Sept. 14. Longtime head coach Todd Rainey sent the results after the meet showing a Lady Spartans 97-67 victory. Following are Amity’s winning categories: 200 Medley Relay 1:54.57 – Lauren Sender, Marea Li, Grace Mahon, Julia Snow 200 READ MORE.

Meet the Amity Girls Swimming And Diving Team

The 2021 Amity Girls Swimming and Diving Team seems to be off to a great start, with its first in-person contest in a very long time and hopefully no COVID virtual meets in the future. Head Coach Todd Rainey’s team includes 7 seniors: Taylor Dillon; Hannah Johnson; Katherine O’Connor; Amanda Robinson; Lauren Sender; Julia Snow; READ MORE.

Test Your Recycling Knowledge At The Fair

The Orange Recycling Committee will, once again, have a information booth under the Civic Tent at the Orange Country Fair this weekend. Step right up and ask any questions you may have about what can and cannot be recycled, different recycling options at the transfer station, etc. Kids, test your knowledge of recycling with recycling READ MORE.

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