Monthly Archive for September, 2013

: September, 2013

Danbury music center director steps down

DANBURY — Nancy Sudik, the longtime director of the Danbury Music Centre, announced her retirement this week as the organization’s executive director. Sudik was first named executive director of the

Wait ’til Tuesday for your pasta dinner in Danbury

Why? Because Tuesdays, from 6 to 8 p.m., the Amerigo Vespucci Lodge at 10 Christopher Columbus Ave., Danbury, has “All You Can Eat” pasta night. For $8, you get pasta, salad, meatball and bread, and

Danbury police tight-lipped on Housman Street investigation

DANBURY — City police are stationed at a Housman Street home and, according to neighbors, have been since late Sunday afternoon. But police on the scene and at the department’s headquarters declined

Sandy Hook bell stolen, hours after N.Y. park opens

ISLAND PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a bell dedicated to those who died in Connecticut’s Sandy Hook school massacre has vanished just hours after it was placed at a newly built playground. Nassau

Where is Alex? If you saw something in Danbury Sunday, say something.

UPDATE: Hal Meeker was out looking for his dog in the northwest corner of Danbury earlier today. If you know where his dog his, call him at 203-917-0778.  A reward is being offered. You may be used to

Dolly Parton makes her mark in Danbury area

n 1996, Dolly Parton launched Imagination Library as a way to benefit the children of her home county in East Tennessee. Her goal was to foster a love of reading among her county’s preschool children

Sole Sisters give their “sole” to benefit sisters nationwide

A group of 19 Sandy Hook Elementary School mothers who call themselves, “Sole Sisters,” is spending their weekends walking miles and miles with the sole intent of helping their “sisters” from all

Abbot Tech receives $410,752 grant for machines

Henry Abbott Technical High School in Danbury just received a state grant worth $410,752 that will be used to replace the school’s lathes and milling machines. The state’s Bond Commission in Hartford

Gardeners will roam Brine Garden in Pawling

The New England Wild Flower Society will present “Brine Design: Principles in Practice,” a ‘roaming seminar’ led by Duncan Brine, at the six-acre Brine Garden in Pawling, N.Y., Saturday, Oct. 5, from

Mural project underway at NYA

A philanthropist and transnational artist Nichole  Blackburn of Big Sky Countries will be donating a mural project to the Newtown Youth Academy, a non-profit sports fitness center located across from