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Eileen FitzGerald

Supreme Court disappoints educators

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In my column today, I write about the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that upheld the ban on affirmative action in higher education in Michigan.it disappoints educators.   [Read More]
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Stony Hill Inn memories in Bethel Saturday

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A tribute to the Stony Hill Inn will be held April 26 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Bethel Historical Society, 40 Main St. in Bethel.   [Read More]
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“A Bronx Tale” star talks about choices at Western

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Actor Lillo Brancato, who acted in the “A Bronx Tale,” to appear at the question and answer session at  Western Connecticut State University, Midtown Campus Student Center on Wednesday, April 30th at 6:30 p.m. He will discuss how substance abuse and his poor personal choices destroyed his life. Ira Joe Fisher, the Emmy Award winning […] [Read More]
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New Fairfield school hosts family night

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Spring into Summer Family Night PreK-Grade 5 May 13, 5:30-7 p.m. Meeting House Hill School Cafetorium on Gillotti Road in New Fairfield Please join us with your children for a “jump start” to summer. Discover summer activities involving rhythm, movement, math, technology, and literacy. You’ll leave with free ideas and tools for a successful summer! […] [Read More]
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Danbury school looks for host families

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Wooster School,  an independent, co-educational college preparatory day school in Danbury, has partnered with the gphomestay program, searching for caring families in the area who would be interested in hosting an international student for the academic year. To offset the costs of hosting a student, families will be provided with a $1000 monthly stipend. Families […] [Read More]
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Donate books to Danbury Library Friends

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The friends of the Danbury Library will collect books, CDS and DVDS on May 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at their new location at  30 Main Street in Danbury. Volunteers will unload the materials. The organization sells the books in the library and at an annual sale to raise money used for a […] [Read More]
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2 CT high schools in top 31 in national ranking

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The U.S. News and World report just released its rankings of high schools, which includes data on more than 19,400 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. Among […] [Read More]
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Danbury program views technology and health care

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On May 6, at the general meeting of the Danbury Area Computer Society, Dr. John Patrick about the future of health care and the internet at the Danbury Hospital Auditorium. Patrick is a former vice president of Internet Technology at IBM and a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He will speak about […] [Read More]
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CT in pilot for coach training

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The CT Interscholastic Athletic Conference holds a press conference today at its office in Cheshire in l 22 at 10 a.m. at the CIAC offices in Cheshire in conjunction with the athletic risk management training program taking place today and Wednesday. Dr. Lou Marciani the Director of the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and […] [Read More]
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CT Student Film Festival showcases teen work

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The 2014 Connecticut Student Film Festival will be held at the Palace Theater, Waterbury CT., on Friday April 25th at 4.30pm. The festival will showcase work from more than 500 students taking part in the Center for 21st Century Skill’s Digital Media and Movie Making program, Digital Story Telling program, 84 Hour Film Challenge, 90-SECOND […] [Read More]
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