Article & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb.com   Wicked cold temperatures finally arrived throughout New England this month but not before 2016 brought near record wintertime warmth, and caused maple sap to start flowing the first part of January in parts of Connecticut. The anticipated result is a banner year for maple production in the Nutmeg State where more than thirty sugarhouses are operated.   In Connecticut, the Hebron Maple Festival is a growing event slated for March 19-20. There will be sugarhouse tours, live music, face painting, demonstrations and a quilt show. Up in Windsor, the 27th Annual Pancake Breakfast will be hosted by the Friends of Northwest Park in March – for details call 860-285-1886. At Lyman High School in Lebanon…