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Carolyn Mueller

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 children missing

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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 are available. If you have any information on the […] [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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The Concordia Society presents fundraising proceeds from an earlier poker run to Ann's Place.

Concordia Society’s 2014 poker run planned

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The Concordia Society will host its 6th Annual Charity Poker Run to benefit Ann’s Place cancer support services on Sunday, Aug. 3. (Rain date: Aug. 10) Registration, with continental breakfast, will be from 9 to 11:30 a.m., with first bikes riding off at 11 a.m. from the Concordia Society, 6 Crosby St., Danbury. At each […] [Read More]
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The Brewster Train Station will be one of the venues for this year's VOB Film Festival.

VOB Film Festival tickets on sale now

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Film lovers can plan now for the VOB Film Festival, which will be showing films at five locations in Brewster, N.Y., over Labor Day Weekend. This year, over 40 films from local and international filmmakers will be screened over Aug. 29 to 31. The newest location for screenings will be the Brewster train station, where […] [Read More]
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RSVP for Fete du Quatroze Juillet, or Bastille Day celebration, in Sandy Hook

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The Alliance Française of Northwestern Connecticut will celebrate Bastille Day at a private home in Sandy Hook from 5 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 12. Food, games, swimming and French music and songs by Cynthia M. will be part of the fun. Those attending might need folding chairs, sunscreen and bug spray. French will […] [Read More]
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