Prep your audition pieces for MAR!

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Did you miss your chance to audition for a role in one of the shows being put on by Musicals at Richter this year? You still have a shot to audition for a role in “Anything Goes” or “The Wizard of Oz,” but you better start preparing now – auditions will be at the Melrose […] [Read More]
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Brad Paisley heading our way, again

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 Brad Paisley is headed back to Connecticut.  He recently rocked the crowd at Mohegan Sun.  This time he’s bringing  special guests Randy Houser, Leah   Turner and Charlie Worsham for a concert on Saturday, July 5.  The 7 p.m. show will be at XFINITY Theatre in Hartford.  Tickets go on sale Friday, April 25, at 10 a.m.  Reserved seats are $66 and […] [Read More]
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Data shows childhood obesity in decline

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The latest CDC obesity data, published in the February 26 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, show a significant decline in obesity among children aged 2 to 5 years. Obesity prevalence for this age group went from nearly 14 percent in 2003-2004 to just over 8 percent in 2011-2012 – a decline […] [Read More]
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Area educators invited to Aldrich Art Museum

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Teachers and school administrators are invited to The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum April 24 to mingle with colleagues, meet Aldrich staff, and learn about the Museum’s wide variety of innovative school programs and classroom resources. The 5 pm event will include a guided tour of the new 50th Anniversary series of exhibitions, which highlight not […] [Read More]
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Police: Newtown man stole credit card from purse

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NEWTOWN — Town police arrested a 29-year-old man Wednesday after he allegedly stole a credit card from a purse left unattended in a Queen Street grocery store. David Cunningham, of Newtown, was charged with sixth-degree larceny and credit card theft after the incident. Police responded to Queen Street after receiving a report of suspicious activity […] [Read More]
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Lake to lake charity bicycle ride

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 LOF Adaptive Skiers invites you to join them on Sunday, June 15, for their second annual Lake to Lake Charity Bicycle Ride at the Shepaug Dam Eagle Observatory and Recreation Area on River Road in Southbury. Proceeds benefit LOF Adaptive Skiers’ adaptive sports programs for disabled children, adults and wounded veterans  “We’ve mapped out five different scenic […] [Read More]
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Danbury man arrested for ‘lewd’ behavior outside daycare

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DANBURY — Police arrested a 39-year-old city man Wednesday morning after he allegedly placed a stuffed sock into his pants and approached several women outside a day care center while making what police called “lewd” comments and gestures. A four-year-old girl was on her way into the Danbury Head Start Center on Foster Avenue with her aunt […] [Read More]
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Selectmen to tour new B-I buildings

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The Ridgefield Board of Selectmen will meet in special session at 1 p.m. Monday, April 21 to take a tour of new buildings at the Boehringer-Ingelhein campus The multinational pharmaceutical giant has its North American headquarters on land that straddles the Danbury/Ridgefield town line In recent years, it’s spent about $100 million on two new […] [Read More]
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