Posts Categorized: Local News

Sandy: Monday Afternoon Update

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October 29, 2:10pm   A strengthening Hurricane Sandy continues to move up the East Coast and to the west at 18 miles per hour (mph), bringing with her lots of rain, high ocean surges along the coast, and top sustained winds of 90 mph.  At… Read more »

Let’s Crowdsource Sandy – Report Outages & Other Storm-Related Issues Here

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  Are you ready for Hurricane Sandy? Here’s a comprehensive  article on how to be prepared from CTWatchdog. And now, you can be part of the solution.   The Mercurial and the Independent Media Network, a group of over 70 Connecticut independent online publishers, is utilizing SeeClickFix,… Read more »

Brother Creates Font with Sister’s Handwriting to Raise Money for Eating Disorder Association

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The Anne's Hand font.

  Anne Hubbard may be gone, but to many, including her brother Richard Hubbard of Torrington, Connecticut, her memory will be transcribed forever.   Richard said Anne had been struggling with anorexia for over 25 years, and she passed away in January due to surgical… Read more »

Survey Finds Businesses Are Still Struggling, But Nearly Half Will Be Hiring

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Connecticut

  A survey of 580 Connecticut businesses found that many are still struggling in a “post-recession economy.”  The survey, published by the Connecticut Business & Industry Association, found that business profitability has not rebounded to prerecession levels, but continues on a slight upward trajectory.  … Read more »

Danbury Announces First Annual Citizens Government Academy

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City of Danbury

  Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is inviting the public to participate in the first annual Danbury Citizens Government Academy. This eight-week academy allows individuals an opportunity to learn about city government through firsthand experience and gain exposure to the wide range of government services, functions… Read more »

Danbury’s Own Olympians

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  Training for the 2012 AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) Junior Olympic Games began last week for seventeen young local athletes.  The athletes, who are part of the Danbury Athletic Youth Organization Lightning Track and Field Team, will be gathering in Houston, Texas from July 25… Read more »