Monthly Archive for November, 2010

: November, 2010

High school holiday art sale benefits charity

For the 20th year, New Milford High School art students will showcase their artistic talents through a

Commiserating about how hard it is to buy U.S.A. made

Over the summer, I tried to go a week without buying anything made in China. A chronicle of the experiment appeared in Sunday’s paper, and I wanted to share some of the feedback I got from readers. I

Return Neptune and New Horizons, collect a reward

The only scale solar system model on display in our region was dedicated in New Milford a year ago. Now two components of the McCarthy Observatory Scale Solar System are missing. A

Please chew with your mouth CLOSED

Old Store in Sherman will celebrate exhibit opening and offer shopping opportunities in December

Here’s a chance to have some fun while doing a little holiday shopping at the same time. The Old Store Museum & Gift Shop owned and operated by the Sherman Historical Society will have expanded

Need a gift? Buy a goat!

As much as my family enjoys open gifts during the holidays, one present sticks out in my mind. It was a goat. No, no one was bringing livestock into our living room in December – the goat was donated

Some 'Food for Thought' will be at Widow Brown's Sunday

The second annual food drive, Food for Thought 2010, will be at Widow Brown’s Cafe Sunday from 6 to 9 p.m., and it sounds like a fun way to help out. The mission is to stuff a van from Enterprise

Circle of Life

Our beloved colleague Deborah Rose Dempster and husband, Rob, welcomed into the world today

Holiday wish

My holiday wish every year is that no one ever be hungry, or without a place to sleep at night or without warm clothes to wear. So far, though, my wish has not come true. In researching a story about

Danbury mayor issues proclamation for National Storytelling Week

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is proclaiming Nov. 14 to 21, 2010 as National Storytelling Week, according to an announcement from his office. This is in conjunction with Tellabration 2010, which will be