The holiday season upon us and only a few weeks remaining for contributions to qualify for a state income tax deduction, State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier today urged Connecticut residents to consider a gift of a CHET savings account for a child they care about. CHET, the Connecticut Higher Education Trust, is a state-sponsored tax-advantaged Read More
(UPDATE – 1:34 p.m.) Crews on-scene have deemed the tractor-trailer involved in the crash on Route 7 safe and are re-opening the road. NEW MILFORD — A crash involving a tractor-trailer has closed Route 7 in both directions and created a possible hazardous materials situation, authorities said. The crash occurred in the area of Route Read More
On Saturday, the Newtown Police Department will be having a “Stuff-A-Cruiser” event between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Big Y grocery store on Queen Street with patrons asked to contribute food pantry items to benefit those in need. The list of items requested are as follows: beef stew, cans of tuna, salmon and chicken, Read More
Newtown High School is one of 15 high schools in the state to achieve the highest classification of “excelling” based on the results of the recent state Connecticut Aptitude Performance Test (CAPT) given to all tenth-graders. “The very significant scores achieved by tenth grades at Newtown High School in the CAPT exam administered last spring are Read More
Danbury Music Centre’s production of “Nutcracker Ballet” will be onstage Friday, Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 15, at 12:30 and 4 p.m. There’s no performance on Saturday, Dec. 14. All performances will be in the auditorium of Danbury High School. (Above is a rehearsal shot featuring Emma Bergman as the Dewdrop Fairy.) Read More
The weekend before Thanksgiving, the popular Four Corners Mexican restaurant in Brookfield, Panchos & Gringos, suffered a fire that damaged a portion of the front and roof of the building. No one was injured, but the fire did do damage that required some reconstruction, but even with that underway town officials were able to allow the restaurant Read More
Santa comes to The Silo in New Milford Saturday, Dec. 7, from 12 to 4 pm. You can see its traditional Christmas tree in gallery too.
DANBURY — The Hat City may have to worry about wintry weather slicking area roads for the first time of the season this weekend. The National Weather Service is forecasting tonight’s rain to turn to sleet around 10 p.m. followed by a mix of snow and sleet after 4 a.m. Saturday. The chance of precipitation Read More