Monthly Archive for April, 2015

: April, 2015

Candlewood Lake grass carp project raises concerns, questions

DANBURY — About 50 people attended a public meeting Wednesday night at Western Connecticut State University as the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection presented a plan to place

Garden of Ideas in Ridgefield to host monthly cooking classes

Two monthly cooking programs at Ridgefield’s Garden of Ideas will use seasonal crops harvested there beginning on Saturday. “Fruits of the Garden: Basic Cooking Class” and “Garden Lunch: Feed the

St. Stephen’s Church in Ridgefield to host anniversary concert

The St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church of Ridgefield’s Concert Choir will perform Vivaldi’s “Gloria” at 5 p.m. Sunday in the church sanctuary at 351 Main Street. The concert is part of the 100th

Cops: Dealer caught selling crack in Danbury

A drug dealer was arrested with crack cocaine and heroin after a drug transaction in downtown Danbury Wednesday afternoon, police said. Officers conducting surveillance in the area of Main Street and

Police arrest second suspect in beating of Danbury man

Police arrested Wednesday another suspect believed to have robbed and beaten a 57-year-old man who had “accidentally brushed up against” another man in downtown Danbury last month. Fakeem Mouning, 21,

Newtown Cycling and Running Fundraiser Debuts On Saturday to Benefit Slain Sandy Hook 1st-Grader’s Foundation

NEWTOWN – An inaugural running and cycling event to raise money for the foundation of a slain Sandy Hook first-grader is planned for Saturday. The first annual Newtown Wingathlon planned Saturday at

Bethel cuts $300,000 from school budget

BETHEL — After a narrow defeat in the polls last week, the Board of Finance reduced Tuesday the proposed budget by $542,000, with $300,000 coming from the education budget. The new plan would now

Police ID victim in fatal Danbury crash

UPDATE: WEDNESDAY 9:05 A.M. Samuel Crews, the victim in Wednesday’s fatal one-car accident in Danbury, worked for more than 10 years for the Tarrywile Park Authority,  said Becky Burr-Petro, the

Man dies in Danbury crash

UPDATE 6:50 PM:  A 56-year-old man died after his truck went off the road on Lake Avenue Extension and stuck some trees. The man who was driving a small mason type truck is believed to have worked for

Remembrance of Sandy Hook victim rides again

An event honoring the life of one of the students killed at Sandy Hook will ride again Sunday. The Second Company Governor’s Horse Guard is hosting Pony Rides for a Purpose from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 4