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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
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Thursday, May 09, 2019
MIDDLEBURY, Conn.  – Quassy Amusement & Waterpark has launched a new comprehensive website, park officials announced today.   “Our new website provides an outstanding overview of the park on alluser platforms,” Quassy President Eric Anderson said. “All of our land rides and waterpark attractions are featured with separate photos and descriptions and we have made the online ticket purchasing ...read more
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Wednesday, May 08, 2019
The board of Directors of AIMS International is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Jane (MJ) Brewer as the next Executive Director. She will succeed Karen Oertley who announced her retirement last November. Brewer brings more than 20 years of industry experience to AIMS International and will assume overall responsibility for day-to-day management and operation of the association ...read more
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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Ed Hodgdon, NEAAPA Secretary and Marketing Manager from Funtown Spalshtown USA, attended this year's IAAPA US Advocacy Days in Washington, D.C. on April 8 and 9. Joined by other NEAAPA members including Erik Beard from International Ride Training, Jim Seay, Sara Seay, and Alexandria Liu from Premier Rides, Gaylee Gillim from IALDA, Pete Barto of S&S Worldwide, Chad Wallace and Steve Bell from ...read more
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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
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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
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