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Thursday, May 16, 2019
Captivating Shows Date Back More Than 50 YearsThere’s Still Magic In The AirAt Connecticut’s Quassy    MIDDLEBURY, Conn. – In 1965 folk rock band The Lovin’ Spoonful soared onto the music charts with its debut album Do You Believe In Magic.  One could say the title track from that hit recording would be suitable for playing at Quassy Amusement & Waterpark here more than a half-century later.  ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – More than 100 persons gathered for the New England Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions’ (NEAAPA) 106th Anniversary Education Conference and Annual Meeting March 18-20 at the Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel here.  The highlight of event was the induction of Gene Dean, owner of Fiesta Shows/Dean Enterprises, Seabrook, N.H., into the NEAAPA Hall of Fame ...read more
Categories: Education, Industry, Association, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, June 12, 2017
By Ron GustafsonEditor, New England News  (Editor’s note: In 2010, Publisher Gary Slate of Amusement Today asked us to prepare an article related to the history of the New England Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (NEAAPA). Late NEAAPA Secretary/Treasurer Alan Ramsay dug through the association’s archives for information to forward to me while I conducted numerous telephone interviews ...read more
Categories: Education, Industry, Association, Fun Facts
Thursday, December 17, 2015
  MIDDLEBURY, Conn. – The electrified rail line that once weaved its way through the wooded hills of this quiet borough in northwestern Connecticut has been gone for more than 80 years.   Even though 1930 spelled the end of the line for the Connecticut Trolley Company, its most popular summer stop, one that filled the rail cars to capacity, lives on.   Quassy Amusement & Waterpark is nothing ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Industry