Monthly Archive for November, 2013

: November, 2013

Cappiello Jewelers celebrates 50 years

Cappiello Jewelers at 301 Main St in Danbury has been in business 50 years this month. Owner Frank Cappiello was one of the first jeweler in the area to graduate from the Gemological Institute of

O & G plans railroad siding

O & G Industries plans to transport crushed rock from its New Milford quarry by rail. A special permit application is before the Zoning Commission to approve the construction of a railroad siding

Danbury Rd Citgo to expand

The Citgo station at 161 Danbury Road may soon have a new 3,000-square-foot convenience store. Owners are before the New Milford Zoning Commission to demolish the 1,734-sq-ft store on the northern

Brush Fire in Danbury

UPDATE: Brush fire “knocked down” and under control on Cornell Road at 1:37 p.m. Saturday   Engines and tankers from Danbury Fire Department are responding to a brush fire at 41 Cornell Road # 2

Snowy owls

Unexpectedly, there’s been a serious numbers snowy owls showing up along the state’s shoreline _ not just one or two but several. They’re uncommon visitors to the state. Their arrival here probably

Fight causes panic at Danbury Fair Mall

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Society of St. Pius X wants Ridgefield school

The Ridgefield Planning and Zoning Commission may close its hearing and open discussion among its members about the proposal of the Society of  St. Pius X to build a small school on its property on

Evening of Wine & Song planned in New Milford

The New Milford Historical Society & Museum will present its sixth annual Evening of Wine and Song at the museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 from 5 to 8 p.m. The evening will feature

Quiet hurricane season ends

It was the hurricane season that almost never happened. The season, which ends Saturday, Nov. 30, has been on the quietest on record. since 1950. Only one named storm, Andrea, struck the coastal  US.

Ready for Cider Monday?

You read that right – not cyber Monday, Cider Monday! I heard Byrd’s Books was celebrating in-person shopping Dec. 2, 2013 with cider and smiles at their store, 126 Greenwood Ave. in Bethel, and it