Monthly Archive for March, 2014

: March, 2014

Suspect pleads not guilty in Ridgefield bank heist

DANBURY — An Oxford man who allegedly robbed a Ridgefield bank in January pleaded not guilty to all charges in state Superior Court on Monday. Andrew Rendflash, 25, of Oxford, is accused of

Newtown man charged with DUI in New York

EAST FISHKILL, N.Y. — State Police charged a Newtown man with aggravated drunken driving after they found him sleeping in his car on the shoulder of Interstate 84 early Saturday. Kevin W. Decatur, 36,

New Fairfield Decathlon team raises money for nationals

The Academic Decathlon Team of New Fairfield High School, a group of nine students, won first place at the Connecticut state championship and will be the only team to represent Connecticut at the

Danbury kids support their leader

Lauren Dalton received the mentor of the year Award at Western Connecticut State University March 27 for her work as executive director of the Grassroots Tennis Program in Danbury. Students in the

Ct has new public website for state data

Gov. Malloy today launched, Connecticut’s new open data portal. It will allow widespread amounts of raw government data to be collected, placed on the internet, and shared with the public

Another school administrator leaves Newtown

Newtown Middle School has announced the retirement of Assistant Principal Tony Salvatore, who will leave as of the spring break. In the last year, the Newtown school district has seen a nearly

Whisconier’s Unified Theater group are kindness “super heroes”

Kindness matters; indeed, kindness is the antidote to bullying. That simple, yet poignant theme, was at the heart of Whisconier Middle School’s Unified Theater Arts program on Friday night. Unified

Brookfield Board of Ethics to consider four complaints

The Brookfield Board of Ethics is getting to spend a lot of time together these days. For the second time in two weeks, the three-person board will again meet in Town Hall at noon to discuss four

The waters of March

The rivers in Connecticut are now overflowing with rain and welting snow. Near where I live, a small river has flooded farm fields and there are ducks swimming where corn will be growing. So on the

Climate change is here

Climate changing is happening around the globe. It’s a fact of life. And humans, by and large, aren’t prepared to dealing with the changes global warming will bring. That’s the conclusion of the