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Author: Bob Miller

So far away

On July 3, the earth will be at aphelion  the farthest it will be from the sun in 2014. That’s ’s 94,506,462 miles. But, don’t get anxious. The earth has a nearly circular orbit In January, at
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Buck gives Danbury Hospital an addition $20 million

Western Connecticut Health Network announced Friday that Peter Buck  the founder of the Subway chain of sandwich shops  will give the network an addition $20 million to support the construction of the
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Buck gives Danbury Hospital $10 million

Peter Buck — the founder of the Subway sandwich chain — is giving Western Connecticut Health Network $10 million towards the construction of the new $150 million Tower addition at Danbury Hospital.
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Commission delays demolition work

The Ridgefield Planning and Zoning Commission agreed Tuesday to delay any approval of plans for the Ridgefield Visiting Nurses Association to build its hew headquarters on Governor Street. At issues
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Volunteers needed for Ridgefield boards

Interested in promoting affordable housing? Preserving the look of the town center? Managing the trees in the center of town? Ridgefield needs volunteers on eight committees  in town. They are: 
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Dragon Boat races on Candlewood Lake

The Candlewood Lake Authority (CLA) is enrolling teams for the 6th Annual Candlewood Lake Dragon Boat Race. The race will be held on Aug. 16 at Lynn Deming Park in New Milford. The race, one of the
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Ridgefield seeks new member for Conservation Commission

Ridgefield  is seeking a new member for the  Conservation Commission. The Commission is, in many ways, the town’s watchdog on environment and open space issues. It is responsible for open space and
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Hearing on Schlumberger land Saturday

There will be a public hearing on the fate of the Schlumberger-Doll Research Center property  in Ridgefield at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 14  at Town Hall, 400 Main Street. The hearing will give
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Friday the 13th

superstitious night

If you suffer from  selenophobia- fear of the moon – or triskaidekaphobia – fear of Friday the 13th –  you have reasons to be unduly anxious  Friday. That’s because there will be a full moon on Friday
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Drug Abuse forum in Ridgefield

David Kloth, a Danbury pain physician and nationally-recognized expert on prescription drug abuse, will lead a community forum on the issue of prescription drug abuse  at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June
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