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Elyse’s Country Journal brings you a glimpse of the Tri-State Region’s unique charm! Browse our collection of blog posts, photos, and eclectic articles to feel the vibe of the Berkshires, Litchfield Hills, and Columbia & Dutchess Counties’ Hudson Valley. Please email us if you have something you would like us to post or blog about.
February 4th, 1953 Today we celebrate the 62nd Anniversary of the late John Harney and his beautiful bride, Elyse. Their love and strength has created a legacy that will forever warm our hearts. Happy Anniversary, John & Elyse! I’m There
Salisbury’s Jumpfest to Be Bigger and Better Than Ever Published on Wednesday, 21 January 2015 00:43 Written by Salisbury Winter Sports Association Jumpfest Winter Festival 2015 promises to be bigger and better than ever, as new events have been added
CL&P Electric Rates To Jump 26 Percent Starting In January: The Hartford Current by Brian Dowling The cost of a kilowatt hour will jump 26 percent for Connecticut Light & Power’s residential customers starting next year. The unwelcome spike in electricity
“Selling a home without an agent can save money — but there are pitfalls“ By: Adam Vogt (The Washington Post, January 21, 2015) In real estate as in life, we are all looking for a deal. Sellers want the highest
Wall Street Journal: January 15, 2015 Falling Rates Spur Revival in Market for Mortgages By JOE LIGHT and ANNAMARIA ANDRIOTIS The moribund mortgage market suddenly sprang back to life last week after a drop in interest rates to levels not
This article was published on Goop.com: The White Hart Inn in Salisbury, CT was their #1 pick for Quick Getaways!!! The recently re-opened, historic White Hart Inn, located right on the town green in Salisbury, Connecticut, is poised to retake
BY RUTH EPSTEIN Republican-American SALISBURY — Brian Ciardi is proposing to purchase the Lakeville train station and convert it into a yoga and wellness center.Browse for Republican American Reprints Brian Ciardi has visions not of trains, but of a yoga
AMENIA – Developers with a $500 million vision for a luxury residential resort club community at the Silo Ridge property say they are ready to roll. Silo Ridge plans to sell to high-end buyers, mostly young families from the New
Life Without Fannie and Freddie A new study shows only a modest effect on the housing market. The housing-industrial complex spends so much money lobbying to maintain federal mortgage subsidies that it’s easy to forget how little they matter to
Sales of $1 million homes are booming nationwide, even as overall sales have sputtered this year. It’s further evidence of how the nearly six-year economic recovery has favored the wealthy. Those with epic stock portfolios, superb credit and cash to
Shopping in the Litchfield Hills, Berkshires, and Hudson Valley! Quaint streets, lined with trees and home to varied boutiques, the Tri-State Region offers a true Winter Wonderland for all of your shopping needs this holiday season. Support local businesses while treating
Click Here to read Main Street Magazine’s “Kitchens are Keeping Rooms”
Click Here to read the full article. The Wall Street Journal: When Money Grows on Trees (11/28/2014 issue)
A Sharon resident shared their “Snow People” creation with us in celebration of the first snow fall of the season over Thanksgiving 2014!
Click Here to view a The Lakeville Journal’s article from December 11, 2014, Ambulance dedicated to founding member John Harney Sr.