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6 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

Renowned artist Selina Trieff at WestConn

Painter Selina Trieff will discuss her artworks on Thursday, April 17, at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury.

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Related Topix: Danbury, CT, Painting, Arts

6 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

Renowned artist Selina Trieff at

Painter Selina Trieff, born in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1934, has been called "an American original" by New York Times critic John Russell, painting and exhibiting for more than 50 years in her unique style.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Painting, Arts

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Patch.com

Bethel Residents' 10-Minute Play, Webisode Featured in WestConn Festival

Western Connecticut State University will present the third annual 10-Minute Play and Webisode Festival, the result of a collaborative effort between the university's departments of Writing, Linguistics and Creative Process, Communication and Media Arts, and Theatre Arts.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Theater, Arts, Danbury, CT

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Danbury Daily Voice

Danbury Named Third Best Place To Live In Connecticut

The city of Danbury earned third place in a new list of the 10 Best Places To Live in Connecticut.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Danbury, CT

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Connecticut Post

Regents seek to boost strong points

For years, officials talked about creating individual identities for Connecticut's four state universities, but somehow campus specialization never really got off the ground.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Connecticut Post

Bridgeport student won't participate in spelling be...

Acknowledging "irregularity" in the competition, Hearst Connecticut Media Group announced Thursday that it would send two students to the National Scripps Spelling Bee finals in Washington, D.C., instead of one.

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Related Topix: Bridgeport, CT, Danbury, CT

The Newtown Bee

School Board Votes On Charter Revision Recommendations

Before voting to schedule Newtown High School's graduation ceremony for June 17 and Newtown Middle School's moving up ceremony for June 16 at Western Connecticut State University's O'Neill Center, the Board of Education discussed recommendations at its April 1 meeting that will be passed on to the Legislative Council for a Charter Revision ... (more)

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The Danbury Daily Voice

Danbury Looks To Make Pedestrian Improvements On White Street Near WestConn

Danbury's White Street task force will begin the second wave of improvements to pedestrian safety near the Western Connecticut State University Campus, according to the NewsTimes.com.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: MS Walk Returns To Twelve Connecticut Towns In 2014

Connecticut residents will step out this year from 12 sites across the state for the 2014 Walk MS, presented by Travelers.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health, Madison, CT, Westport, CT, Cheshire, CT

Mon Mar 31, 2014

News Times

Second phase for White St. safety improvements

Students at Western Connecticut State University cross the street from the parking garage to the downtown campus on White Street Monday, March 31, 2014.on The White Street Task Force is getting ready to undertake the second phase of safety improvements along White Street in Danbury, Conn., in front of Western Connecticut State University's downtown ... (more)

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

News Times

Couple unearths Danbury history

Brian Stevens, archivist and special collections librarian for the Haas Library at Western Connecticut State University, talks about the 19th century documents that will be available because of the work being done by Rosanne and Jerry Shea of Danbury.Photo: Carol Kaliff For nearly six years in the 19th century, the Board of Warden and Burgesses was ... (more)

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Related Topix: Danbury, CT, Libraries

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Washington Times

Conn. women influential in quest for equality

These efforts are essential, according to six women who recently spoke at Western Connecticut State University to commemorate Women's History Month.

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Related Topix: Danbury, CT

Connecticut Post

Maria Scaros-Mercado, of Danbury, has been named executive director at The Greens at Greenwich, an assisted living community.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

News12.com

Hearst Media Services Regional Spelling Bee draws criticism from Bridgeport family

The Goda family says nothing was fair at the Hearst Media Services Regional Spelling Bee last week at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury.

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Related Topix: Bridgeport, CT, Danbury, CT

Thu Mar 27, 2014

News Times

WCSU to present 'Die Fledermaus'

The comic operetta "Die Fledermaus" will be performed at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury on Friday and Saturday, March 28 and 29. Shown here in costume are WestConn students Benedetta Cordaro, of Trumbull, as Rosalinda Eisenstein, and Rachel Armour, of Waterbury, as Adele.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Danbury, CT, Trumbull, CT

Norwalk Citizen News

WCSU to present 'Die Fledermaus'

The comic operetta "Die Fledermaus" will be performed at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury on Friday and Saturday, March 28 and 29. Shown here in costume are WestConn students Benedetta Cordaro, of Trumbull, as Rosalinda Eisenstein, and Rachel Armour, of Waterbury, as Adele.

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Related Topix: Danbury, CT, Trumbull, CT

The Danbury Daily Voice

Danbury Police Task Force To Hold Meeting On White Street Safety

The White Street Task Force will hold a session for public input at 11 a.m. Monday, March 31, in Room 202 of the Student Center on the Western Connecticut State University Midtown campus, 181 White St., Danbury.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

News Times

Danbury teacher proves age no

After all, though she's just retired after 28 years from what could be viewed as her third career -- teaching Spanish at Broadview Middle School -- she's not ready to rest on her laurels.

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Related Topix: Danbury, CT, Brookfield, CT, Connecticut College

The Day

Snow on the way, but at least we don't live on Cape Cod

It was the winter that introduced us to the term polar vortex, record cold temperatures and countless statewide emergency shelter activations.

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Related Topix: Blizzard, Weather

Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Some Contestants Have Sharp Words For Spelling Bee: 'Unfair,' 'A Mess,' 'Confusing'

Just ask the vexed parents, educators and students who say the Hearst Media Services Regional Spelling Bee Thursday night held at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury was riddled with problems.

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