The Ridgefield Parking Authority is now accepting applications for people who want to buy an annual parking permit for the Metro-North train station parking lot in Branchville. The town is now only accepting applications from Tier One applicants - those who can furnish proof of daily commuting for at least three months during 2013. The Read More
Two Danbury girls performed well at the Tap Dance World Championships held in Riesa, Germany Dec. 2-7. Lindsey Bieber from King St. Intemediate School and Mackenna Beirne from Danbury High School are students at the Seven Star School of Performing Arts, Brewster, NY. Lindsey Bieber, age 10, and her duo dance partner Angela Ye, age Read More
The Town will have an increased law enforcement presence in our community for 13 and 14 ( I can’t go into specifics but you will visibly see extra personnel about Town). All officers have been advised to maintain our every day mission of maintaining peace and order within the community. They are also to maintain Read More
Students from Danbury, Brookfield, Bethel, New Fairfield and Newtown join more than 750 high school students from across Connecticut at Quinnipiac University Dec. 16-18 , where they learn about movie making, app design, entrepreneurship and science technology, engineering and mathematics. Quinnipiac faculty and staff from the Center for 21st Century Skills at Education Connection will Read More
I wrote a column a couple opf week agao about the snowy owl incursion into the state. I will be writing a follow-up column tomorrow about the owl I saw, and why birding – still a joy for me – is mixed with melancholy as well.
United Way of Western Connecticut is set to launch its Ready, Set Let’s Read! program in Danbury. The early childhood education initiative places volunteers in preschool classrooms serving disadvantaged children to read with them every week. United Way has set up 20 community volunteers in 16 preschool classrooms at two Danbury preschools, Head Start of Read More
Diane Hassan, a research specialist at the Danbury Museum & Historical Society, found a chocolate bar on her car Sunday. Whoever put it there hasn’t said a word, preferring to remain anonymous. Hassan said she came out from the museum after a holiday tea event there, and found this Hershey’s bar on the windshield of her car. Read More
The more we learn about dinosaurs, the more we realize that a lot of what we thought we knew was wrong. Scientists have now found a dinosaur fossil in Alberta that had a bill like a duck and a fleshy comb on top like a rooster While the bird-dinosaur connection is now pretty much accepted, Read More