Monthly Archive for June, 2011

: June, 2011

Community rallies when tragedy strikes

I was sitting at a New Milford Republican Town Committee meeting Tuesday night when I first heard that Council member Thomas Esposito’s wife, Diana, was seriously ill. The next morning, we learned

Mad Gardners Attack

The workers who will busily cutting multiflora rose and other invasive species from the field at New Milford High School Monday will be from the Mad Gardeners. Working with a DEP grant, they are

YouTube slideshow: Newtown fire

Shannon Hicks of the Newtown Bee posted this slideshow on Youtube of the fire that broke out early this morning and destroyed a home at Great Hill Road in Newtown. For more of The Bee’s coverage of

Global food crisis focus of 2011 State of the World


solar flare

There was a major solar flare on June 20. The electromagnetic storm from the flare is expected to hit the earth on June 23 or 24. That could mean disruptions of telecommunications, satellite

Bumper crop of chipmunks

Is it just me or does there seem to be a lot of chipmunks running around this spring (soon to be summer)? They’re fun to watch — with their dark stripes looking like sunflower seeds darting from wood

Saturday's concert features popular classics

Danbury Symphony Orchestra plays a concert of popular classics this Saturday, June 18,

'Walk of Reflection' in Newtown Saturday will remember children lost to addiction

Parents, siblings, family members and friends who have lost a child to addiction may wish to attend an annual “Walk of Reflection”

Newtown History Camp needs your help

Newtown History Camp (for kids) is a very popular program each summer. It’s offered at the town’s museum house on Route 25, near the flagpole, and gives kids a chance to learn what life was like in

Women: Want to get 'motivated?'

The newly formed Women’s Business Council, a group within the Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce, is sponsoring its first breakfast networking event Wednesday morning. Motivational speaker Heather