Monthly Archive for March, 2013

: March, 2013

Nominate an outstanding senior; top prize is $5,000 for charity

The search is on for Connecticut’s outstanding senior volunteer. The Salute to Senior Service program, sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., the franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care network, honors

Spring 2013

Spring will officially start on Wednesday at 7:02 a.m. It’s the vernal equinox – when the sun is directly over the equator. We’re already a little past the 12 hours of daylight, 12 hours of darkness

Performers wanted for musicals this summer

Musicals at Richter will hold an additional call for performers age 14 through adult for featured and ensemble roles for their 2013 summer season at Vitti’s Dance Studio, 10 Precision Road, Saturday,

Take our gun survey

On March 3, Hearst Connecticut Newspapers surveyed 60 state representatives and senators from Southwestern Connecticut to gauge their opinions on eight specific gun control measures. The results were

Get ready to celebrate St. Patrick in Bethel and Danbury

You don’t have to wait until the 17th to begin celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. The Danbury Catholic War Veterans will hold its Annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner on Thursday, March 14 at its hall on

Freezin’ for a Reason at the pumps

Given the weather reports for tomorrow, you may not feel like stopping for gas. But if you find yourself in need of a fill up while near the Mobil station at 419 Main St. in Danbury sometime from 3 to

two great jazz concerts

For years, Western Connecticut State University has been bringing great jazz musicians to the area.  Anyone who has heard  Jim Hall, or Maria Schneider, or Benny Golson, or Joe Lovano or Phil Woods


With comets you cross your fingers and hope. Sometimes, they’re brilliant, sometimes dim. Comet PanSTARRS is now looking like the less-than brilliant variety. It may be hard to see naked eye