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Linda Tuccio-Koonz

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Connecticut Master Chorale to present its annual Holiday Prelude Concert on Sunday, Nov. 23, in Danbury

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The Connecticut Master Chorale, under the direction of Tina Johns Heidrich, will present its annual Holiday Prelude Concert on Sunday, Nov. 23, in Danbury. The concert will be at 3 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, at 164 Deer Hill Ave. This popular concert has become a tradition for many and will feature a wide […] [Read More]
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This new kind of fish tank, called My Fun Fish, is making life easier in our house

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Since this is our “offbeat” blog, I wanted to tell you about an unusual new fish tank I recently tried out for our family’s betta fish. The tank is called My Fun Fish, and I like it very much. As a busy, working mom, I wanted to share this news in case it will help […] [Read More]
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Local ‘American Ninja Warrior’ on TV finale tonight

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Earlier this summer we ran a story on Joseph Moravsky, the Sherman  man who was competing on TV’s “American Ninja Warrior.”  Tonight, Sept. 8, he’s on the finale. The question is: Will he win?! Recently married and now living in Bridgeport, Moravsky will be on the NBC program from 9 to 11 p.m. You can watch it with him […] [Read More]
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Blood, Sweat & Tears at ‘Taste of Greater Danbury’

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A Taste of Greater Danbury, the city’s super-sized food fest, returns the first weekend in September with a smorgasbord of great music and delicious culinary offerings. This year’s festival will be Saturday, Sept. 6, from noon to 10 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 7, from noon to 7 p.m. on the CityCenter Green (at Ives Street) in […] [Read More]
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Free admittance day at Danbury Museum

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The Danbury Museum & Historical Society will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, Sept. 27, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s tenth annual Museum Day Live! A nationwide event, Museum Day Live! offers free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket at a participating museum or cultural institution. The Museum Day Live! ticket […] [Read More]
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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's Guitar Circus at Hard Rock Live!

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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