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The competitive cycling season peaks in July with the Tour de France, which ends with the ride through Paris on Sunday, July 18. The Tri-state region offers cycling events on a gentler scale, such as this one that was photographed in 1985 for The Lakeville Journal. File photo

Dreaming of a Maillot Jaune

Ardent cycling fans are no doubt already glued to their screens, watching the excitement of the 2021 Tour de France, which began on June 26 and continues until Sunday, July 18. 


Definitely a “family affair,” Susan Saccardi, at left, produces a vast array of baked good in her home bakery business, Suzie’s Sweets. Her son, Dean, assists in many aspects of the business, from managing the web presence to helping in the bake kitchen. Photo by Leila Hawken

A Bakery Rooted in Community: Suzie’s Sweets

Flour can be a fickle ingredient. In the right hands it is essential to creating all sorts of baked wonderments. In the wrong hands, well, its use can bring disappointing results.


Riding along the Harlem Valley Rail Trail on a summer day, cyclists will soon experience the thrill of riding over the clear blue waters as they ride from the center of Millerton in the direction of Copake. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

Finding Balance by Getting on a Bike

One of the things I love best about this area is that there are few limits to where you can ride your bike.

I have been on a bike for more than a decade, and I’ve ridden everywhere from the Hotchkiss Library in Sharon, Conn., to all around Block Island, R.I., and along sections of the Harlem Valley Rail Trail. 


The Connecticut Antique Machinery Association Museum in Kent, Conn., opens to the public on Saturday, July 24, for the annual Engine Show. Visitors can see the museum’s many machines up close and hard at work. Photo by Lans Christensen

An Early Peek at Antique Machines at CAMA Museum

One of the big social events of the year in Litchfield County, of course, is the autumn showing of steam-powered and small-engine machinery at the Connecticut Antique Machinery Association Museum on Route 7 in Kent, Conn. 

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