Nine-year-old Kyllienie Cortes of Waterbury was downright gleeful at the possibility of a foot of snow before Halloween. She was sledding in the early afternoon along Riverside Avenue in Waterbury. Photographs by John Murray (see more by clicking on Read More)

Destiny Cotto, 13, left, Kyllienie Cortes, middle, and Yeishka Cortes, 11 slice through the slushy snow on Riverside Avenue in Waterbury.

Two seasonal icons collide on October 29th in Litchfield County.

New Englanders experienced a drab autumn due to the excessive amount of water dump on the region from hurricanes and tropical storms. Now the possibility of 15 inches of heavy snow threatens northwest Connecticut with downed trees and power outages.

Yamsech Miranda, 5, and Yeishka Cortes, could care less about the headaches adults experience in nor’easters. They just want to play.