Having a wood stove cranking on cold winter days seems the essence of old-time communion with nature. You’re not burning oil. If you’ve cut/split/stacked the wood yourself, you’ve already done some personal heating. But the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection urges people to pay attention to the smoke coming out of your chimney. Read More
I just had to pause along the way today to snap a shot of this year’s first decent snowfall. The snow was still falling when I took this picture, but I had places to be. It will look different the next time I pass this way.
REDDING - The Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Tuesday evening, Dec. 10, has been cancelled due to snow.
RIDGEFIELD — Town police officers and firefighters responded to a Revere Place home Tuesday morning to assist a woman in labor and delivered her baby. The little girl arrived shortly after 9 a.m. as two town police officers and two town firefighters reached the home where the father had a town emergency dispatcher on speaker Read More
The Brookfield Library’s Page Turners Book Club scheduled to meet Dec. 17 has been postponed until Jan. 21 at 5 p.m. because of low enrollment. This club is for kids entering Grade 3 and up. What happens at Book Club? They talk about their favorite/least favorite characters, compare the funniest/strangest/saddest scenes, hang out together and Read More
Jericho Partnership , which serves the lives of youth, homeless, and other vulnerable at-risk populations of Danbury has a 2013 matching Gift campaign Generous supporters will match, up to $250,000 of all the financial gifts and pledges to Jericho that are received by March 31. And all of it will go directly to hands-on ministry, Read More
Bethel resident Jerry Brooker was recently invited by Patch Adams to clown at the Syrian refugee camps in Jordan and to speak at a medical conference about how trauma is passed from one generation to another in the camps. His topic was “The Journey from Ordinary to Extraordinary.” Tonight, Dec. 10 at 7 PM he will talk Read More
An Interfaith Gathering for Remembrance Thursday is planned at First Congregational Church, 164 Deer Hill Ave. in Danbury, on Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. It will be a time of music, meditation and prayer to uplift everyone’s spirits, bringing together clergy and people from many faiths in Greater Danbury who want to honor those whose Read More