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Eileen FitzGerald

Danbury High valedictorian Priyanka Altman with former U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman

2014 Danbury High grad among Lieberman scholars

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Priyanka Altman, valedictorian of her 2014 graduating class at Danbury High Schools among 10 Connecticut students who have received college scholarships this year from a fund that former U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman created. Altman heads to Dartmouth College in the fal. The five graduates from Danbury, Ledyard, Stamford, Monroe and Ellington heading to college will […] [Read More]
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Bethel’s farm market at town hall June 21

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The 4th Annual Community Market holds its second week June 20th from 4-7 p.m. on the lawn of the Hurgin Municipal Center. This week – music will be provided by the talented Wry Bred – a local instrumental group. The contra dance trio Wry Bred, made up of Bethelite Julie Sorcek on flute and saxophone, […] [Read More]
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Two Danbury teachers part of national Dream Team of teachers

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Two educators from Danbury were chosen to be part of a national “Dream Team” of 200 talented math and English educators. Danbury High School physics teacher Jameson Parker and Rachael Saunders, math instructional coach for the Danbury schools, were two of the eight educators from Connecticut chosen from an international pool of 4,000 educators to […] [Read More]
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Bethel middle schoolers shower school with love

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 Tuesday morning, when staff and students entered Bethel Middle school, they found that every student locker, every classroom door, every office door, and other walls and nooks throughout the building had sticky notes on them with positive comments. You are awesome. You are lovable. You are special. You are loved. You matter. You’re great. Principal Derek Muharem […] [Read More]
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Bethel town meeting on budget June 18, 7:30 p.m.

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Bethel holds a town meeting on its town operations budget at 7:30 p.m. June 18 at Bethel High School. The spending plan failed to pass voters twice and on Monday, the Board of Finance reduced it by $151,000 in its latest round of cuts. At the meeting, residents likely will set a date for the […] [Read More]
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Western earns valued re-accreditation

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The New England Association of Schools and Colleges has granted re-accreditation to Western Connecticut State University. The association’s Commission on Institutions of Higher Education has approved the renewal of Western’s accreditation certifying that the university remains in compliance with NEASC’s rigorous standards. In a letter dated June 4, Commission Chair Jean Wyld informed WCSU President […] [Read More]
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Danbury’s Abbott Tech wins clean energy grant

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Hundreds of students from five Connecticut Technical High School System schools recently participated in the first-ever Connecticut Clean Trades Summit, held at Central Connecticut State University on May 29. The students presented their findings and recommendations from a year-long investigation of their school’s energy usage and sustainability practices as part of the Connecticut Clean Trades […] [Read More]
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Danbury High shows near perfect pass rate on CNA test

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Forty eight students from Danbury High School just passed their Certified Nurse’s Aide exam and earned their CNA certification.  The DHS students had a 100 percent pass rate on the practical portion of the exam and a 98 percent pass rate on the multiple choice portion. Two students of the 50 students will retake the […] [Read More]
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Danbury native takes final step before priesthood

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David Clark of Danbury is among three men who will be ordained to the Sacred Order of Deacon on June 14, 10 am  at St. Augustine Cathedral in Bridgeport. Traditionally, ordination as a transitional deacon is the last step before ordination to the priesthood. Clark, who is 30, was born and raised in Danbury. He […] [Read More]
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Danbury High hosts diabetes fund raiser June 7

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On Saturday, June 7, more than a dozen WIFFLE©ball teams will compete on the ball fields at Danbury High School for competitive fun and to raise funds for SLAMDiabetes, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping improve the lives of those with Type 1 diabetes through games and sports. The Western Connecticut Classic 2014 will begin […] [Read More]
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