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2011 CT Emerald Ash Borer Trapping Program

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Recently, these purple boxes have been seen throughout Fairfield and Westchester Counties ~ so we did some research! Information from the University of Connecticut, College for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Center for Land Use Education & Research: The emerald ash borer (EAB) is a non-native insect with the potential to have a devastating effect on […] [Read More]

Don’t Let the Name Fool You… Fun for the Entire Family at Golf Quest!

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By Joanna Kutler Looking for a fun summertime activity?  How about playing a round of mini golf and hitting the batting cages at Golf Quest in Brookfield, CT.  The mini golf facility at Golf Quest is bright and clean, with a fun New England theme.  There are lots of fun water elements, including a moving water wheel, […] [Read More]

Bethel High School Grads Set Record in Scholarship Earnings

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By Jennifer Leavitt-Wipf Bethel High School graduated 244 seniors on Tuesday evening, in a O’Neill Center ceremony that focused on achievement, family and happiness. The class of 2011 earned a record $3,119,544 in scholarships, a $500,000 increase over last year’s class, said Dr. Gary Chesley, who recently announced his retirement after 13 years as superintendent. […] [Read More]

Gymnastics Revolution Nearing its Relocation Finish Line

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By Jennifer Leavitt-Wipf Forced to  close after roof damage from ice and snow back in January, Gymnastics Revolution of Bethel will celebrate its grand re-opening on Tuesday, July 5 from 12-6 p.m., at its new location in Danbury, at14 Starr Rd., across the street from Sport & Wellness. While Gymnastics Revolution helped their competitive gymnasts train at […] [Read More]
Categories: Sports

Malloy’s Budget Leads to Income Loss for Thousands

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Written by Jennifer Leavitt-Wipf A state-wide study reveals that, for over ten years now, thousands of Connecticut residents have been deriving their full or part time incomes from web sites, through affiliate sales. Today,  those people have lost some or all of their income, after Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed a budget containing a […] [Read More]

Raccoons and Moose and Bears, Oh My!

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By Jennifer Leavitt-Wipf Wildlife has been out and about lately, from moose trekking along I-84, to raccoons and bears roaming through local backyards. At least 100 moose live in this state, and several have been spotted in Western Connecticut, particularly along the stretch of I-84 that runs through Bethel, Waterbury and Trumbull. The average moose […] [Read More]
Categories: Animals
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