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
Here’s a win-win-win: A Parent’s Night Out event planned in Bethel will also be a Kid’s Night in Oz, with proceeds benefiting the production of “Wizard of Oz” at Bethel High School in March. If you need to get some shopping done, or just want a few hours on your own, you can register Read More
Due to the snow predicted for Sunday, Dec. 15, the Danbury Music Centre is offering Sunday ticket-holders only, an opportunity to see the Nutcracker at the Thursday dress rehearsal at 7:30 pm. If you want to attend, be sure to bring your tickets; they will be identified and returned. If the Sunday show you are ticketed Read More
Because of the predicted snow storm on Sunday, the Danbury Music Centre is offering an opportunity to Sunday ticket-holders to see the “Nutcracker” at their Thursday dress rehearsal at 7:30 p.m. Ticket-holders should be sure to bring their tickets, which will be identified and returned to them. If the Sunday show is performed, ticket-holders can Read More
Today, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy,D,CT will deliver a speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate to mark one year since the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Murphy will honor those who lost their lives a year ago, and discuss the future of gun violence legislation in Congress. He will speak at 5:50 Read More