A High Rise Fire Training seminar took place Saturday at Danbury Hospital for Danbury Fire Department personnel and area volunteer and paid firefighters. The seminar was conducted by Chief Ron Kanterman, a fire and life safety consultant with Gold Horn Associates. The full-day seminar covered aspects of fire fightering under the demanding and different conditions of Read More
As of July 1, 2014, Sherman School administrators will switch roles. Current principal Mary Boylan will become the Director of Curriculum and Instruction. Current assistant principal Michael Pascento will become principal, providing operation supervision of all school programs and services for students. Both administrators will share duties connected to staff evaluation.
Newtown First Selectman Pat Llodra has released the following request regarding Dec. 14 in her town: “The community is choosing to remember and honor those who lost their lives in the Sandy Hook tragedy in ways that are quiet, personal, and respectful — centered on the themes of kindness, love and service to others. “The municipality Read More
Schools Superintendent Tony Bivona praised the high school and students for earning a College Board achievement award related to the district’s three-year consistent increase of students taking advanced placement at the high school. Beyond that achievement, the College Board honored Brookfield on its AP honor roll as students have also shown high performance on the Read More
The official launch of the City of Danbury’s Office of Early Childhood will take place with a ribbon cutting ceremony today, Dec.9, at 12:15 pm. The event will take place at 77 West St., Danbury, at the new office of Danbury’s Promise for Children Partnership. Mayor Mark D. Boughton, along with other local officials, will Read More
Original art illustrating the cultural values of 97 young artists from Guatemala, the United States and 15 other countries, is on display in December at the Legislative Office Building Concourse in Hartford, CT. The International Children’s Art Exhibit is presented by Creative Connections, in collaboration with the Rainforest Alliance and with the support of the Read More
National Weather Service warns that the area will have rain before 10 p.m. and then rain and sleet between 10 p.m. and 3 a.m. then snow and sleet likely after 3 a.m. Low around 29. North wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow and sleet accumulation of around an inch Read More
The Newtown Nighthawks of Newtown Connecticut are shown above. Two cheer teams from Newtown recently came in first place in their regional competition in Hartford, earning a chance to compete in the national competition in Florida on Dec. 14, 2013. Both wins were very unexpected according to organizers, and now there is very little time Read More