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Lidia Ryan

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Drink for a good cause at Pippa’s

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Pippa’s Sports Cafe in Danbury is hoping to have a big night on April 29. But much of the money won’t be staying at the bar. Twenty percent of sales from that night will go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The event is organized by Keri DeGross, a Danbury-area woman in the running for […] [Read More]
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What you said about the Danbury area

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The public has spoken – about the Danbury area Danbury and Bethel were named two of the best places to live in Connecticut by the real estate site Movoto. Earlier this week we asked you, the residents, to tell us what you think makes the Danbury area a great place to live. Here’s what you […] [Read More]
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A few of your favorite things – about the Danbury area

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The California-based real estate site Movoto recently named the 10 best places to live in Connecticut, and Danbury and Bethel made the list. They ranked towns and cities based on the following 7 criteria: Total amenities Quality of life (cost of living, median home price, median rent, median household income, and student-teacher ratio) Total crimes […] [Read More]
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Robins at Huntington State Park in Redding

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Our thanks to reader William J. Foster who wrote and told us he spotted a flock of more than 20 robins at Huntington State Park in Redding on January 30. He was good enough to share these photos. The American Robin was named Connecticut’s state bird in 1943. And, while many of us consider them […] [Read More]
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DOT: Parks closed

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New Fairfield, Squantz Pond State Park Closed, filled to capacity, No Walk-Ins Accepted. In effect today until 8:00 pm. Reported Thursday, July 4 at 8:02 am. Kent, Kent Falls State Park Closed, filled to capacity, No Walk-Ins Accepted, in effect today until 8:00 pm. Reported Thursday, July 4 at 8:40 am. [Read More]
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