Monthly Archive for June, 2013

: June, 2013

Distinguished poets will read from their works in Sherman

By Susan Tuz The Sherman Playhouse hosts distinguished poets on June 30 when Voices of Poetry presents 2001-2006 Poet Laureate of Connecticut Marilyn Nelson and Cave Canem Foundation graduate fellow

Library program centers on Sioux Indian

The Long Journey Home of Albert Afraid of Hawk will be presented July 2 at 7 p.m. at the Brookfield Library. Dr. Nicholas Bellantoni, the Connecticut State Archaeologist, will present the history of

Colombia bans wild animals in circuses

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA – The Colombian Congress today passed Bill 244,2012 to end the use of wild animals in both static and traveling circuses after a six-year campaign following the release of  evidence

Blue Flag

Usually, when we use the term “unintended consequences” it’s to point out how badly things turn out after we do something, even with noble intentions. But here’s a example of something good happening

Cycle event raises money for Danbury youth group

Hat City Cyclists based in Bethel hosts its 21st annual CycleFest, Sunday, June 9.. The bicycle event is a self-paced charity ride through western Connecticut. Riders have their choice of routes of

Bobcat comes for breakfast

  A squirrel was making a mighty racket this morning in the lilac bush off our back deck. We looked out the kitchen window in time to see this bobcat, who has been around the Oxford neighborhood