Monthly Archive for August, 2011

: August, 2011

Updated: 'Bucket list' for power restoration

For a minute there, it looked like a scene from a science-fiction movie. Nearly a dozen

Emergency water filling station available in New Milford

An emergency water filling station has been opened for New Milford residents who need to replenish their household water supply while waiting for power to be restored. Residents may fill their own

A river runs through it in Newtown

Like many waterways Sunday in western Connecticut, the Pootatuck River in Newtown exceeded its banks during Hurricane Irene. This is a

Talk of Irene's got me sentimental

I got my obligatory supplies, some tuna, a can of milk, granola, iPod, cash, and a sleeping bag in my windowless bathroom, just in case. I don’t know my neighbors so can’t ask anyone if filling the

Pastoral scene at WestConn's midtown campus kicks off OBOC's 2011 program

The One Book, One Community committee lucked out with the weather today (Aug. 24) for the press conference about this year’s selection, “Farewell, My Subaru,” by Doug Fine. With everything set up

Roxbury Falls Rope Swing

How many of us have childhood memories of

Watch out for coyotes – they're still here

A concerned resident in the Chambers and King Street area of Danbury mentioned that he’s seen a ‘larger than normal’ coyote in the area recently. He saw it Monday night and his wife saw it in the

Danbury named 23rd most Twitter-savvy city in the country

As Maggie Gordon reported earlier,