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Linda Tuccio-Koonz

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Calling all train enthusiasts!

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Love trains? Mark your calendar. The Danbury Railway Museum will have its 8th annual Danbury Railway Day on Saturday, Aug. 2. This means a day full of educational activities and free train rides for the whole family. The fun will begin at 10 a.m. and end at 4 p.m., with train rides hourly from 10:30 […] [Read More]
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Congratulations Brookfield Bombers

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Congratulations to the U11 Girls Brookfield Bombers on back-to-back state championships. The U11 Girls played to a 1-1 tie in overtime Saturday, June 14, to become co-champions for the spring 2014 Connecticut Cup. The Brookfield Bombers are a team of 10- and 11-year-olds who play in Brookfield’s recreational soccer club. Parent volunteers are the coaches. […] [Read More]
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An honor to know Danbury’s Ann and Ed Wicks

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Longtime Danbury residents Ann and Ed Wicks, now of South Carolina, are seen at their recent going-away party at Two-Steps Downtown Grille in Danbury, where more than 50 people gathered to wish them well. Ed Wicks, far right, is a retired luthier who once played a crucial role in the mystery of a famous Stradivarius […] [Read More]
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Peter Frampton will be in Danbury

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Do you – YOU! – feel like I do?  What I mean is: Are you psyched to know Peter Frampton will be playing at Ives Concert Park in Danbury on July 5? Have you gotten tickets yet?  This should be a very cool concert because in addition to all of his great classics, he has […] [Read More]
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Wild weather in Newtown last night… take a look

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This tree came down last night in front of our house on Turkey Hill Road in Newtown.  Looks like it took some wires with it. My ninth-grader suggested he might not be able to make it to school this morning because the road was blocked, but never fear, I found a different way to get […] [Read More]
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Brad Paisley heading our way, again

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 Brad Paisley is headed back to Connecticut.  He recently rocked the crowd at Mohegan Sun.  This time he’s bringing  special guests Randy Houser, Leah   Turner and Charlie Worsham for a concert on Saturday, July 5.  The 7 p.m. show will be at XFINITY Theatre in Hartford.  Tickets go on sale Friday, April 25, at 10 a.m.  Reserved seats are $66 and […] [Read More]
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Lake to lake charity bicycle ride

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 LOF Adaptive Skiers invites you to join them on Sunday, June 15, for their second annual Lake to Lake Charity Bicycle Ride at the Shepaug Dam Eagle Observatory and Recreation Area on River Road in Southbury. Proceeds benefit LOF Adaptive Skiers’ adaptive sports programs for disabled children, adults and wounded veterans  “We’ve mapped out five different scenic […] [Read More]
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‘Men Who Cook’ foodie festival in Brewster

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Need a night out and want to support some great local causes?  The Patterson Rotary would like to invite you to their annual “Men Who Cook” fundraiser on Saturday, April 26, at 6 PM at the Starr Ridge Banquet Hall in Brewster. The Patterson Rotary, a nonprofit organization of local concerned citizens, started this “foodie […] [Read More]
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A profitable way to do some spring cleaning!

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Bethel High School’s class of 2015 is hosting a community tag sale! When: Saturday, May 31 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Rain date 6/1) Where: Bethel High School, Upper Parking Lot Why: Proceeds benefit the class of 2015 ________________________________ Sellers can rent a space in the upper parking lot of Bethel High School for $20 […] [Read More]
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Bethel native naked, but not afraid on Discovery Channel reality show

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Posted on March 26, 2014 | By Scott Gargan   Eva Rupert was cold, hungry and dehydrated, with only lizards for food and a partner bent on Mother Nature’s destruction. And she was naked the entire time. But miraculously, Rupert, a Bethel native, managed to survive her experience on Discovery’s Channel’s hit reality show, “Naked […] [Read More]
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