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Nanci Hutson

No firm answers yet in fatal Brookfield crash

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Brookfield Police Major Jay Purcell said Tuesday afternoon that the investigation into the cause of the collision on Candlewood Lake Road that killed one 19-year-old driver, and injured a second, 16-year-old driver, is continuing as the department awaits final words from the medical examiner’s office. But Purcell stated that no charges are expected to be […] [Read More]
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Brookfield’s Top Dog is McDuff, a Westie

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On Monday, July 28, Brookfield Town Clerk Joan Locke will unveil the Top Dog winner from this summer’s dog licensing contest at a 10 a.m. celebration in Town Hall. The official winner of the competition - town patrons cast ballots for dogs whose photos are posted on the Municipal Center lobby bulletin board _ is McDuff, a Westie owned […] [Read More]
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“Salute to Imagination Library” on July 25

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United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) is proud to announce the Danbury Westerners “Salute to Imagination Library” event taking place on July 25, 2014 when the Westerners play the Ocean State Waves at 6:30 pm in Rogers Park. Families will enjoy a night out at the ball game while helping to raise funds for Imagination […] [Read More]
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Curtis Packaging commissions glass sculpture memorial

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Curtis Packaging unveiled last month a 21-inch high glass sculpture that is a library scene of six shelves surrounded by 20 empty chairs that was commissioned by company leader Don Droppo Sr. as a tribute to the lives of those lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. The artist who created the piece is Lucy […] [Read More]
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Newtown cultural arts commission to award grants

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The Newtown Cultural Arts Commission announced this week it will be awarding two grants of up to $1,000 each.  One grant will be awarded to an individual artist living in Newtown and one grant to an arts organization based in Newtown. The individual grant recipient must be at least 16 years of age.  Access the Newtown […] [Read More]
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Historic home in Brookfield moved as part of apartment project

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Moving day for a historic home on Laurel Hill Road _ this colonial house that was until recently home to a local architecture firm was moved from its original foundation on the southern end of the street nearest Federal Road to a new foundation on the northern side of what will become a new, 72-unit mixed-use, […] [Read More]
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Brookfield parks director commended for role in greenway

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Brookfield First Selectman Bill Tinsley on Monday night hailed the “perserverance” of the town’s Director of Parks and Recreation Dennis DiPinto for his 15 years of diligence in assuring the completion of the Still River Greenway project. DiPinto never lost his passion for the project, and pushed state, federal and local leaders to keep this […] [Read More]
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Newtown library book sale starts Saturday

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If you are looking for just the right summer book to read, or enjoy the possibility of finding a rare title or books signed by authors - one anonymous box of books this year has inscriptions to Academy Award winning actress Glenn Close  _ you will not want to miss the annual book sale at the C.H. Booth […] [Read More]
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Home safety checks offered to seniors

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The northern Fairfield County chapter of Home Instead Senior Care is offering free home safety checks for area seniors and their families. Nearly 20 million seniors over age 65 suffer injuries in the home that require emergency treatment, and about half of those could be avoided, the organization states on its website. With help, seniors […] [Read More]
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Hearing to determine Brookfield superintendent job fate starts tonight

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In a relatively rare happening in state educational circles, the Brookfield Board of Education will begin tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the Brookfield High School library will open a hearing - one that will be held in public session - to determine whether or not they will vote to terminate the contract of Schools Superintendent Tony Bivona. Bivona, […] [Read More]
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