FALL BOOK DONATION DAY

Book donation day coming up in Newtown

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Time to clean out those shelves and basements of used books, CDs, DVDs, LPs, jigsaw puzzles and computer games! The Friends of the C. H. Booth Library are sponsoring a Spring Book Donation day Sunday, May 4, at the library, 25 Main St. in Newtown. Volunteers will be there to help unload cars from the […] [Read More]
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NWS issues brush fire warning for area

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DANBURY — Though this morning has started out with light rains, the National Weather Service warns that this afternoon’s low humidity and high winds will create a fertile environment for the spread of brush fires. The light rain this morning is expected to taper off around 11 a.m., leading to 55-degree temperatures along with partly […] [Read More]
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Schlumberger land

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The Ridgefield Board of Selectmen will hold a public hearing Wednesday on the proposed sale of  about 10 acres of land at the Schlumberger-Doll research center property in the center of town. Toll Brothers, a company that builds luxury condominiums wants to buy the land for $4million. That will go a long way towards the […] [Read More]
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Donate books to Danbury Library Friends

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The friends of the Danbury Library will collect books, CDS and DVDS on May 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at their new location at  30 Main Street in Danbury. Volunteers will unload the materials. The organization sells the books in the library and at an annual sale to raise money used for a […] [Read More]
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2 CT high schools in top 31 in national ranking

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The U.S. News and World report just released its rankings of high schools, which includes data on more than 19,400 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. Among […] [Read More]
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Fire in New Milford under control

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UPDATE – 12:55 p.m. Command at the scene of a fire at a Candlewood Springs Road home has notified dispatch that the incident is under control. The fire was reported shortly before 12:40 p.m. NEW MILFORD — Firefighters are responding to a Candlewood Springs Road home for a reported fire. Crews arriving to the scene have […] [Read More]
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Ridgefield land transfers go to town meeting

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Ridgefield town residents will get to vote on two land transfers at a Town meeting on Wednesday, April 23. The meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. In the first , voters will be asked to transfer  a quarter-acre  parcel of land off Gay Road to landowner Paul Queally Gay Road, while […] [Read More]
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Danbury program views technology and health care

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On May 6, at the general meeting of the Danbury Area Computer Society, Dr. John Patrick about the future of health care and the internet at the Danbury Hospital Auditorium. Patrick is a former vice president of Internet Technology at IBM and a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He will speak about […] [Read More]
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