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Carolyn Mueller

Michael Bruccoleri, Karl Green, and Conor Mahoney pause for a photograph during Danbury Fields Forever, a two-day Beatles-themed music festival at Ives Concert Park in Danbury. Green, the original bassist with Herman's Hermits, appeared at the festival Saturday, July 26, during a two-week visit to the United States.

Meeting musicians at Danbury Fields Forever

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Part of the fun of going to music festivals is getting to meet other people who appreciate the music and people who are part of the music scene. People who attended Danbury Fields Forever on Saturday had the chance to meet a founding member of Herman’s Hermits, a band that was part of the British […] [Read More]
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Bruce Tuomala reads the mayor's proclamation from the stage at Ives Concert Park, before presenting it to Charles F. Rosenay, right. Tuomala was introduced by Gary Theroux, left, who is the emcee of Danbury Fields Forever.

Mayor’s proclamation presented at Danbury Fields Forever

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“WHEREAS” was a popular word for a few minutes at Danbury Fields Forever, when Bruce Tuomala, Danbury’s director of economic development, presented a proclamation on behalf of Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton to Charles F. Rosenay, the executive producer of the two-day Beatles music festival at Ives Concert Park in Danbury, Saturday, July 26. The word […] [Read More]
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Update: Brookfield crash victim named

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UPDATE: MONDAY 2:45 p.m. — Brookfield police have released the name of the driver killed in a two car crash Saturday on Candlewood Lake Road. The victim was Amanda Sarapochiello, 19, of North Lake Shore Drive, Brookfield.  Sarapochiello was pronounced dead at Danbury Hospital where she was taken by ambulance after the accident. The name […] [Read More]
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Train tips over during Summerfest in Ridgefield

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RIDGEFIELD Police confirmed a report that a kids’ train ride tipped over Saturday during the Ridgefield Summerfest, resulting in minor injuries to three people. The three people, a boy, a woman and a man, were reported to have abrasions and bumps, and were taken to the hospital for treatment. [Read More]
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Fernando Martinez

Two Danbury no longer children missing

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UPDATE: Fernando Martinez and Magdalena Martinez have been located. DANBURY Fernando Martinez, 15, and Magdalena Martinez, 14, have been reported missing since Thursday. Both are described as white, with black hair and brown eyes. Fernando is 5′ 8″ and 130 lbs., Magdalena is 5′ 6″ and 120 lbs. according to the report. No clothing descriptions […] [Read More]
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Shooting in Danbury

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DANBURY – Police confirmed that a male was shot at the corner of Main and Patch Streets at 1:30 a.m. Saturday, July 19. The victim is expected to survive. The investigation is ongoing. Check back here for updates as information becomes available. [Read More]
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An emerald ash borer beetle.

Learn what can be done about invasive beetles

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The emerald ash borer, an exotic beetle which was discovered in Michigan in 2002, has since spread and has now reached Connecticut. As appealing as their metallic green color may be, emerald ash borer beetles are bad news. The larvae of the emerald ash borer beetle feeds on the inner bark of ash trees, disrupting […] [Read More]
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Tom Callinan Photo with Flag Background

Enjoy patriotic music and ice cream in Brookfield Saturday

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An outdoor patriotic concert will be held in the formal gardens behind the Brookfield Historical Society, 165 Whisconier Road, at 7 p.m., Saturday, July 19. Tom Callinan, Connecticut’s first Official State Troubadour through legislation by the General Assembly in 1991, will present a concert of patriotic songs spanning our country’s history. Continuing the commemoration of […] [Read More]
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101 Dalmations full cast

“101 Dalmation Kids” comes to Danbury

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This weekend, lots of spotted puppies will cavort onstage at Richter Park, 100 Aunt Hack Road in Danbury when the stage adaptation of the classic animated film, Disney’s “101 Dalmation Kids,” brings a fur-raising adventure featuring Cruella De Vil (played by Abby Giansiracusa of Danbury), and the most adorable heroes to set their paws onstage. […] [Read More]
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Winery Poster

Taste wine for wildlife

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If you’re concerned about the plight of orphaned or injured wildlife, and you fancy yourself an oenophile, you can combine your interests at The White Silo Wine Tasting to Benefit The Wildlife-Line at 7 p.m. Friday, July 18. The White Silo tasting room, 32 Route 37 East in Sherman, will have local wines, treats and […] [Read More]
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