Monthly Archive for January, 2014

: January, 2014

Rock and roll worlf in art on exhibit at Western

The Western Connecticut State University Department of Art will present a group exhibition, “It’s only Rock & Roll: A Behind the Scenes Look at the Artists Who Capture its Spirit and Culture.”

Kids encouraged to Dream Big! Plus, they can win $$$ for college

State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier has announced the launch of the sixth annual CHET Dream Big! Competition, aimed at getting kindergarten through fifth grade students across the state to think about

Thunder, Broncos’ equine mascot, will be on hand at Super Bowl

Thunder, the much loved mascot of the Denver Broncos, will be onsite for the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII Sunday at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Thunder, a purebred Arabian who has

Western hosts NCAA president Feb. 6

National Collegiate Athletic Association President Dr. Mark A. Emmert will deliver the President’s Lecture Series address, “The Collegiate Model for the 21st Century,” at 7:30 p.m. in Ives Concert

Darwin Day

Darwin Day – the birthday of Charles Darwin – is Feb. 12. It’s a good day to marvel at the world. As scientists point out over and over, the life sciences  – biology, botany, zoology  and all the

Robins at Huntington State Park in Redding

Our thanks to reader William J. Foster who wrote and told us he spotted a flock of more than 20 robins at Huntington State Park in Redding on January 30. He was good enough to share these photos. The

Programs to help Danbury seniors offered

Two new programs are available for senior citizens in Danbury. See if one or both might be helpful for you or someone you know. Friendly Visitor Program:  Do you know someone who might like a weekly

Ridgefield selectmen hold budget sessions

The Ridgefield Board of Selectmen have scheduled four budget meetings next week to prepare the town’s 2014-15 budget. The selectmen will meet Monday, Feb. 3; Tuesday, Feb. 4;  and Thursday. Feb. 6.

Free throw competition for youth tomorrow in Bethel

All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2014 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. The competition will be held at St. Mary School

Former Danbury cop charged with assault

UPDATE — State police issued a press release on the arrest of former Danbury police officer Christopher Belair this afternoon detailing how the investigation into his alleged assault of an