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Author: Eileen FitzGerald

Danbury High valedictorian Priyanka Altman with former U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman

2014 Danbury High grad among Lieberman scholars

Priyanka Altman, valedictorian of her 2014 graduating class at Danbury High Schools among 10 Connecticut students who have received college scholarships this year from a fund that former U.S. Sen.
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Bethel’s farm market at town hall June 21

The 4th Annual Community Market holds its second week June 20th from 4-7 p.m. on the lawn of the Hurgin Municipal Center. This week – music will be provided by the talented Wry Bred – a local
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Two Danbury teachers part of national Dream Team of teachers

Two educators from Danbury were chosen to be part of a national “Dream Team” of 200 talented math and English educators. Danbury High School physics teacher Jameson Parker and Rachael Saunders, math
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Bethel middle schoolers shower school with love

 Tuesday morning, when staff and students entered Bethel Middle school, they found that every student locker, every classroom door, every office door, and other walls and nooks throughout the building
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Bethel town meeting on budget June 18, 7:30 p.m.

Bethel holds a town meeting on its town operations budget at 7:30 p.m. June 18 at Bethel High School. The spending plan failed to pass voters twice and on Monday, the Board of Finance reduced it by
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Western earns valued re-accreditation

The New England Association of Schools and Colleges has granted re-accreditation to Western Connecticut State University. The association’s Commission on Institutions of Higher Education has approved
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Danbury’s Abbott Tech wins clean energy grant

Hundreds of students from five Connecticut Technical High School System schools recently participated in the first-ever Connecticut Clean Trades Summit, held at Central Connecticut State University on
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Danbury High shows near perfect pass rate on CNA test

Forty eight students from Danbury High School just passed their Certified Nurse’s Aide exam and earned their CNA certification.  The DHS students had a 100 percent pass rate on the practical portion
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Danbury native takes final step before priesthood

David Clark of Danbury is among three men who will be ordained to the Sacred Order of Deacon on June 14, 10 am  at St. Augustine Cathedral in Bridgeport. Traditionally, ordination as a transitional
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Danbury High hosts diabetes fund raiser June 7

On Saturday, June 7, more than a dozen WIFFLE©ball teams will compete on the ball fields at Danbury High School for competitive fun and to raise funds for SLAMDiabetes, a nonprofit organization
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