Monthly Archive for November, 2009

: November, 2009

A couple of great hikes within reach

My husband and I made two great hikes recently that belong at the top of any one’s list. The first one is in Macedonia State Park in Kent. It’s a seven-mile loop hike that takes

Newtown Police's annual toy drive

The Newtown Police Union, in conjunction with the Newtown Police Department, will

Several arrests in Danbury Sunday night


Teen charged with drunken driving in Bethel


Oxymoron? humanely raised Thanksgiving turkey

Before Thanksgiving, I urged people to think about buying humanely

Interstate 84 traffic

We’ve received reports that traffic is building up on Interstate 84 near exit 17 in Middlebury in the westbound lanes. Police said there was a minor two car accident with no injuries between exits 16

Danbury rated Connecticut's safest city

The “City Crime Rates 2009-2010: Crime in Metropolitan America” report has been released. For the second year running, Danbury is the highest-ranking city for safety. The report classifies cities as

Pick turkeys raised with kindness

I heard part of a food show on the radio today. The discussion was how to make sure the food we eat is local and humanly processed. The moderator was trying to find a turkey that had been grown with

Leave leaves out of lake

The autumn leaves

Hunter vs bears in New Milford

A hunter off Long Mountain Road in New Milford apparently used his cell phone to call police after becoming nervous that three bears were around this afternoon. News-Times New Milford reporter Nanci