Monthly Archive for December, 2013

: December, 2013

Best books for young people will be revealed in Bethel

You want to encourage your kids to read, but you’re not familiar with the latest books in their age range? Robert Zupperoli to the rescue! Zupperoli is a second-grade teacher at Shelter Rock School in

State holds meeting on Danbury transfer station proposal

Officials with the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection have scheduled a preliminary administrative hearing next month  on the proposal to build a solid waste transfer station on

Newtown motorist charged with DUI in New York

BEDFORD, N.Y. – A Newtown resident was charged with drunken driving after a traffic stop  Thursday evening, acording to state police. Behroz K. Dilemani, 68, was initially stopped for speeding on

Start 2014 by quitting smoking

The state Department of Public Health is urging smokers to start the New Year by calling the Connecticut Quitline for free help at 1-800-QUIT-NOW. The Connecticut Quitline is a free service for state

Educators praise Western

The New England Association of Schools and Colleges has written a report praising Western Connecticut State University in Danbury  for its commitment to students. This report forms the basis for  a

One-third of Americans are evolution doubters

According to a new study by the Pew Research Center, about a third of American’s don’t believe in evolution. They believe the species that are on the earth have been in their present form since the

Cold temps on New Year’s Eve

It’s going to be down to be around 10 degrees tonight. Wind chills may make it feel like zero. Meteorologist Bill  Jacquemin of the Connecticut Weather Center in Danbury said Tuesday that may be a

City mulls further study of Hearthstone Castle

A City Council ad hoc committee recently recommended that city officials fund in part an engineering study of the Hearthstone Castle in Tarrywile Park to prepare for potential improvements to the

Danbury woman charged with DUI

PUTNAM VALLEY, N.Y. – A Danbury woman was  charged with drunken driving on Sunday after an accident on the Taconic State Parkway, state police said. Troopers from the Stormville barracks arrested

Freezing cold

By the week’s end, Connecticut could see some sub-zero temperatures. That’s actually a good thing, in some ways. Cold can kill planst and bugs qwe don’t want. That’s one of the things I’ll be writing