Monthly Archive for May, 2010

: May, 2010

Car show and tribute to vets planned for tonight

There will be a “car show tribute to vets” tonight at the Duchess on White Street in Danbury. According to James Yorks, the car show will be from 5 to 9 p.m.

Off to college

Forget Harvard and Yale. Increasingly, it has been difficult

MT ST Helens

It was 30 years ago today, May 18, when Mount ST Helen erupted in Washington State. I had just moved to Portland, Or., 3 months before. I had a great view of the mountain from my apartment. I missed

Brookfield American Idol reject releases album and video

Brookfield resident Nick Mitchell, 28, released his debut song on iTunes on May 4 under the name of his alter ego, Norman Gentle. The song, titled “Brit Slap,” is a “saucy toast,” to American Idol

Shred your stuff

If you’ve got confidential or financial paperwork to get rid of, here’s a way to do it without buying your own machine. The Lions Club of Brookfield is sponsoring a Community Shred Day Saturday, May

Cardinal tambourine

Very early Sunday morning

Artwork that makes you think about the horrors of war

Probate District Race

Since my article came out in The News-Times last Saturday, May 8, regarding the Republican convention for probate judge candidate held in Sherman

Wildlife spotting in Brookfield

Brookfield resident (and former News-Times reporter) Ethan Fry sent in some photos of a wild fox he spotted in his backyard. He said: Taken about 3:30 p.m. We live on Cedar Hill Road. I’ve seen this

Multicultural Fair at WestConn today

The Danbury High School Impact Club and Girl Scouts are sponsoring a multicultural fair at Western Connecticut State University today. There will be music, dance, ethnic cuisines, games, entertainment