Danbury school looks for host families

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Wooster School,  an independent, co-educational college preparatory day school in Danbury, has partnered with the gphomestay program, searching for caring families in the area who would be interested in hosting an international student for the academic year. To offset the costs of hosting a student, families will be provided with a $1000 monthly stipend. Families […] [Read More]
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Suspected explosive device closes Route 7

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UPDATE: NEW MILFORD – Police have evacuated the Big Y Plaza and other locations on Route 7 after what was described as a possible live mortar round was found at Litchfield County Pickers at 7 Kent Road Wednesday afternoon. The business, owned by Merton Larmore, cleans out estates and properties. Police have established a staging […] [Read More]
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Have you seen this bird?

Help find bird lost in Danbury

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If you see Pearl, the cockatiel shown here, call Laurie Weinstein at 203-241-8131. Pearl escaped in Danbury, off Lake Avenue in West Terrace area, and has never been outdoors before, according to notice. Pearl is a yellow cockatiel, a member of the cockatoo family. Cockatoos are one of the most popular birds kept as pets […] [Read More]
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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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