6 hrs ago
Farmers markets a growing regional trend
Willow Schulz, 36, of New Milford had plenty of eggplant and other fresh produce to sell Friday at the farmers market in Danbury.
14 hrs ago
CAPSS & CAS Announce Results of 'Student Voices' Video Contest
Back in February, the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents and The Connecticut Association of Schools challenged students in grades 6-12 to develop short videos highlighting their best ideas for improving education.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Police to crack down on distracted driving
Despite a state law carrying fines ranging from $125 to $400, thousands of Connecticut motorists engage in those unsafe practices every day.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
"Nature Dreams in Color," the new exhibit at Watershed Gallery, 23 Governor St., features local and international artists celebrating the beauty and color of the natural world.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Neurosomatic therapy for chronic pain
Janet Schroeder treats patient Emma Beers, 13, of Bethel, at Integrated Pain and Stress Relief in Bethel, Conn.
The Newtown Bee
Newtown Lap Planned At Relay For Life Of Bethel
Newtown's neighbors to the west will be holding a special Newtown Lap during their Relay For Life event this weekend.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
A one-woman play about "the most famous unknown writer in Paris" will be performed at Ridgefield's Schlumberger Theatre on Thursday, June 20, at 7 p.m. "Violette, Violette" will star Anne DeAcetis as Violette LeDuc, an early 20th century writer humiliated by the circumstances of her birth and by her physical appearance.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Greek Experience Festival this weekend
Maria Tsitalakia, of Harmon, N.Y., makes melomakarona, a traditional Greek dessert that will be served at The Greek Experience festival at the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Danbury, Conn.
The Newtown Bee
Special Olympics Torch Run Slated For June 7
Newtown police and Garner Correctional Institution staffers will be running in the Newtown leg of the annual Special Olympics of Connecticut Torch Run on Friday, June 7. The event is intended to raise public awareness of the Special Olympics Summer Games which will run June 7-9 in New Haven and Hamden.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
The Newtown Bee
Charity Bike Ride Routes Will Wind Through Newtown, Sunday
The Hat City Cyclists' 21st Annual CycleFest charity ride will be held on Sunday, June 9, and includes routes through Newtown.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Bethel appoints new principal
Bethel school leaders have appointed award-winning educator Trisha Soucy to be the new principal of Rockwell School , which has about 450 kindergartners through third-graders. The district also begins a search for a principal of Johnson School , which has fourth and fifth graders.
Fri May 31, 2013
Hottest day of the year recorded Friday
Nicole Mangini, of Danbury, dumps water on her husband, David Mangini, and son, Colton, 2, to stay cool during Friday's hot weather at Candlewood Park in Danbury, Conn.
The Hartford Courant
2013 Farmers' Markets Across The State
Memorial Day marked the unofficial state of summer, bringing with it the prime growing season for the state of Connecticut.
Thu May 30, 2013
State House approves bill to raise minimum wage
Hartford A bill to increase the minimum hourly wage to $8.70 from $8.25 on July 1, 2014 and to $9 on July 1, 2015 passed 89-53 in the House late Wednesday night.
Tue May 28, 2013
Adventure travel tour leader to present Mongolia
Adventure travel tour leader and photographer Dick Cable will make an audio-visual presentation entitled "Mongolia" to the Appalachian Mountain Club on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in Bethel.
Mon May 27, 2013
Sun May 26, 2013
Teaching guru taps Bethel educators for research
Charlotte Danielson speaks to Bethel, Conn., educators Thursday, May 23, 1013, announcing the kickoff of a major study on effective classroom instruction.
Fri May 24, 2013
Heavy Rains Cause Flood Concern Thursday
Flood and flash flood warnings were issued by the National Weather Service for most of the western portion of the state continuing until early Friday morning.
Thu May 23, 2013
Route 53 in Bethel flooded
The state Department of Transportation says Thursday night's storms have flooded a portion of Route 53 in Bethel.
Spring deluge covers roads
A spring thunderstorm dumped more than 2.5 inches of rain in the area Thursday afternoon, resulting in scattered flooding and road closures in low-lying areas.