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Linda Tuccio-Koonz

‘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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Fans of ‘The Great Gatsby’ will want to see this show

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When F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote”The Great Gatsby” in the 1920s, little did he realize that a monumental resurgence of his work would occur almost 100 years later with a series of community reading events. (And the movie with Leonardo DiCaprio, right?!) The excitement continues as the play adaptation, sanctioned by the Fitzgerald estate and written […] [Read More]
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‘Peter Pan’ on stage in Newtown, but there’s more to know

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This week,  Newtown High School will present the musical “Peter Pan.” The production runs Thursday, March 20 through Saturday, March 22, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, March 23, at 2 p.m.  Tickets can be purchased at the door.  General admission is $16, $12 for students and senior citizens. Regarding this play and all that led […] [Read More]
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Have you had an experience involving divine intervention?

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Longtime Connecticut resident Marie Serio has written a book called “Faith Comes By Hearing.” Though she recently moved to South Carolina, she wants to get the word out about her collection of testimonies involving divine intervention, spiritual and paranormal occurrences.  The Midwest Book Review said “Faith Comes By Hearing” is “a fascinating read” that’s both thoughtful and […] [Read More]
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Celtic Cross Pipes and Drums to join celebration Saturday

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The Greater Danbury Irish Cultural Center presents food, fiddlin’ and fun this weekend to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Beginning at noon, on Saturday and Sunday, March 15 and 16, corned beef sandwiches will be served, along with corned beef and cabbage dinner and traditional fish and chips. On Saturday, March 15, Danbury’s own Mighty Ploughboys […] [Read More]
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Tour of Whole Foods store an enlightening experience

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I think my 7th grade home economics teacher would be in shock if she saw the color of the smoothie I sampled at this morning’s tour of Whole Foods in Danbury. It was green! You might say it was the color of a swamp, or you might call it spring green. Either way, it wasn’t your […] [Read More]
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‘The Green Bird’ will be on stage at WCSU in Danbury

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“The Green Bird” will be this spring’s production of the Western Connecticut State University Department of Theatre Arts in Danbury. Shown here in a scene from the production are Brittney Pecor, of Stratford; Jared Starkey, of Columbia; and Alexa Haynes, of Ridgefield. “The Green Bird” is an 18th-century commedia dell’arte play by Carlo Gozzi. The production will […] [Read More]
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Dr. Ian K. Smith at Barnes & Noble to autograph books Saturday

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New York Times #1 Bestselling author Ian K. Smith, M.D. will visit the Barnes & Noble Bookstore at 15 Backus Ave. in Danbury on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 11:30 a.m. The former Danbury area resident will answer questions and autograph books. Admission is free. A graduate of Harvard, Columbia, and the University of Chicago Pritzker […] [Read More]
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