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Duchon to perform piano concert in Danbury

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Richter Association for the Arts invites music lovers to a concert by Will Duchon, classical pianist and program host on Fine Arts radio station WMNR. He will perform the music of Ravel, Schumann and Chopin at Richter House, 100 Aunt Hack Road in Danbury, at 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 14. Duchon is a graduate of […] [Read More]
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Search for lost hiker in Danbury over

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UPDATE: The lost hiker has reportedly been located, with the help of pings from his cell phone. EARLIER: A search and rescue effort is reportedly underway for a lost and injured person in the woods around Richter Park in Danbury. Trails in that area traverse the woods near the New York border. The hilly and […] [Read More]
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Memorial display for 9/11 in Brookfield tomorrow

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The Brookfield Museum and Historical Society, 165 Whisconier Road in Brookfield, will honor the memory of four victims with ties to Brookfield who perished in the Sept. 11 2001 attack on the World Trade Center from noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6. A memorial display, personal testimonials and recorded acts of courage by Brookfield […] [Read More]
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Forecast changes Plein Air Painting plans in Litchfield

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Because of the poor weather forecast for tomorrow, the Plein Air Painting event at the Litchfield Historical Society has been postponed. It was scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 between noon and 3 p.m. ______From www.newstimes.com/weather/_________________ Forecast for Litchfield (06750) Saturday T-storms H 84° / L 61° ( Click for Details ) Saturday: Partly cloudy with […] [Read More]
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Enjoy steak and lobster dinner in Danbury Saturday

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St. Ann Men’s Society will have their annual Steak & Lobster Dinner at St. Ann Melkite Catholic Church, 181 Clapboard Ridge Road in Danbury, from 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday. Diners will choose between a New England-style lobster dinner or a juicy steak dinner, each of which includes baked potato, corn on the cob, salad, […] [Read More]
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Possible deer strike reported on Rt. 37 in Danbury

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A tip came in to the newsroom Wednesday night about a traffic problem on Route 37 in Danbury near the New Fairfield border. There are now reports of a deer strike in the vicinity of Pembroke School. Best bet is to avoid the area if you can for the moment. [Read More]
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AC condensers being taken from businesses in Dutchess County

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The Dutchess County sheriff’s office, Town of Poughkeepsie police, New York State police and the Town of Fishkill police are investigating several larcenies of central air conditioner condensers from commercial businesses throughout the Dutchess County area. Anyone with information regarding these larcenies is urged to contact one of the investigating police agencies as follows: Dutchess […] [Read More]
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Your rubber ducky could “be the one” in Woodbury

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The Woodbury Lions Club will have their Fifth Annual Duck Race Raffle at Three Rivers Park in Woodbury, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. The 5,000 yellow ducks will go into the Nonnewaug River at noon. Each ticket sold corresponds to a number written on a yellow rubber duck. The first eight ducks to cross the finish […] [Read More]
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Mushrooms and more to be found Saturday in Danbury

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These mushrooms come up in huge quantity in the fall. You might be able to find some Saturday during a three-hour walking tour with Wildman Steve Brill at Tarrywile Park in Danbury. This foraging tour, conducted in conjunction with the Danbury Parks and Recreation Department, will begin at 1 p.m. in the lower parking lot […] [Read More]
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Get update on invasive plants

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“Invasive Plants 2014: Where Are We Now?” a symposium on invasive plants,  will be held at the UConn Student Union in Storrs, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 7. It will be presented by the Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group (CIPWG). People with all levels of interest and experience are invited to attend. […] [Read More]
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