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Brookfield's Still River Greenway exceeds expectations

BROOKFIELD - When the Still River Greenway Trail opened last November, Parks and Recreation Director Dennis DiPinto thought 20,000 to 30,000 people would use the two-mile paved pathway within the first year. Preliminary estimates from a Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments study indicate the tra

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-20 22:30:43

Brookfield fire officials warn about storm safety

BROOKFIELD - Local fire officials offered tips to residents to stay safe during storms. Earlier this month, more than 1,000 residents lost power in a rain storm that took down trees and power lines. The fire marshal's office said in a message on Facebook it is also concerned about Hurricane Jose ca

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-18 21:23:54

Brookfield Museum To Host Presentation On U.S. Military Space Program

Location: Brookfield Museum, 165 Whisconier Road (Intersection of Routes 25 and 133) Brookfield Center 06804 Brief Description: On Monday evening, October 2, 2017 the Brookfield Historical Society will host a presentation on the History of the US Military Space program given by Joseph Beal of Brook

PATCH - 2017-09-18 20:17:52

Brookfield Public Schools Hiring For 14 Jobs

BROOKFIELD, CT - The new school year is in full swing, and your local school district still has positions it needs to fill. Here is a look at the open positions with your local district. Click on the hyperlinks below for more information on the positions. Like Brookfield Patch on Facebook, then con

PATCH - 2017-09-18 18:00:12

Plea deal possible in Danbury prostitution case

DANBURY - Attorneys in the case of William Trefzger, a Westport man charged earlier this year with patronizing a male prostitution ring, said Tuesday they expect to open plea negotiations soon. Trefzger was arrested in March on a human trafficking charge, along with two other co-defendants, in conne

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-19 21:44:29

Fighting Men Damage Car In Danbury: Police

DANBURY, CT - Two city men were arrested Sunday after they were seen fighting on Bank Street and damaged another person's car, according to police. Officers responded to Bank Street and Foster Street at 6:28 p.m. for a report of a fight in progress, and found that Fabio Silva, 35, and Heliomar Silva

PATCH - 2017-09-20 13:20:45

Property Rounds: Apartment growth continues surge

Southwestern Connecticut is not about to shut the door on additions to its apartment stock. Fueled by the ongoing migration of New York City residents, the area is building thousands of units. Public officials throughout the area have mostly accepted the growth as a sign of their communities' desira

WESTPORT NEWS - 2017-09-20 19:11:58

Danbury men arrested in connection with attempted robbery

DANBURY - Two men who police say tried to rob someone at gunpoint on Wildman Street late Tuesday have been arrested on several charges. Authorities said police first got the call about the robbery attempt at around 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday when the victim ran into the Cowboy's Cafe to report the incide

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-20 20:52:00

Police: Danbury man caught with steroids, heroin

WILTON - A Danbury man suspected of driving under the influence of drugs was caught with steroids, heroin and a crack pipe in the trunk of his car, police said. According to police reports, a Wilton police officer was patrolling Danbury Road around 2:30 a.m. Monday morning when he observed a driver

NEWSTIMES - 2017-09-20 15:55:35

Different ways to learn English at the Danbury Library

DANBURY - The city's library offers a series of free programs to learn English for adults and kids. A conversation group called Talk Time English meets from 5:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays in the lower level meeting room of the library, 170 Main St. The informal gathering, led by Rodrigo Fuenzalid

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-20 19:51:33

Danbury Hospital Foundation gets $40,000 grant

DANBURY - The Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation recenlty donated $40,000 to Danbury Hospital to expand the hospital's outreach group. The group, the Greater Danbury Community Care Team, will hire a new " peer engagement specialist" with the donation, according to a news release. Created by the h

NEWSTIMES - 2017-09-20 18:11:58

Continuing Ed Offers Bus Trips

NEWTOWN - Newtown Continuing Education has space in its fall bus trips. The bus will depart for the Chihuly Installation at the New York Botanical Garden at 9 a.m. Saturday, October 7. The works of sculptor Dale Chihuly will include an exhibition of Chihuly drawings depicting the energy behind his a

PRIMEPUBLISHERS.COM - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

Officials Stress Preparedness As Jose Departs And Maria Bears Down On Caribbean

Newtown should remain in the clear with no significant precipitation forecast through September 30, according to Weather Underground (WU), but weather watchers - especially those with family, friends, and property in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico - are intently monitoring Hurricane Maria. The W

NEWTOWN BEE - 2017-09-20 09:39:06

CJF And Cheer Has Small Schedule On Sunday

Due to byes, Cheshire Junior Football and Cheer has a light schedule on Sunday. At Cheshire High School, third/fourth grade (0-4) plays Manchester at 11 a.m. and eighth grade (1-3) hosts Glastonbury at 1 p.m. Seventh grade (2-1) plays host Newtown at Treadwell Park. Start time is 11 a.m. Due to byes

CHESIRE HERALD - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

HamletHub Survey: Complete It & Support The Women's Center

First of all, thank you for being readers and community advocates! HamletHub exists for you and because of you. Today, HamletHub asks for your help, and in turn, you will be helping families, children, and fellow residents in need. Please complete a 2 minute survey about brands of water. Click here

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-09-20 19:09:00

Rotarians donate, walk for Alzheimer's

Members of the Ridgefield Rotary Club were represented Sunday, Sept. 10, at the Connecticut Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's at Ives Concert Park in Danbury. Some 1,000 walkers and other supporter participated. The Rotary Club made a donation to the Alzheimer's Association and all pro

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2017-09-20 15:30:10

Smithsonian free museum day is Saturday

You can visit a museum free on Saturday, thanks to the Smithsonian Magazine. On its 13th annual Museum Day Live! participating museums across the U.S. open their doors for free to those who download a Museum Day Live! ticket. The effort emulates the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution's Washington

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 13:46:03

Numerology — it’s not math!

The significance of numbers will be the focus of one of Wilton Continuing Education’s new courses this fall — Introduction to Numerology. The class will take place Thursday, Sept. 28, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., in Room 150 at Wilton High School and be led by Audra Mace, owner of Lady Chakra Holistic Heali

WILTONBULLETIN.COM - 2017-09-20 10:00:19

Critics call college rankings 'a joke' - here's why every list has a different No.1

Abby Jackson, provided by Published 4:56 pm, Wednesday, September 20, 2017 College rankings are ubiquitous as the school year starts. U.S. News & World Report, Niche, and Times Higher Education all released rankings in September. The proliferation of these rankings have led some to revolt against

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-09-20 23:01:38

Learn about butterflies at Newtown animal sanctuary

NEWTOWN - The public is invited to a free workshop on Sunday on how to protect monarch butterflies. The Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary is hosting its latest "Sunday at the Sanctuary" workshop, called "Mindful of Monarchs." Attendees can learn how to support monarch butterfly migration, i

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-20 19:51:33