Posts Categorized: Local News

New England BP Stations Take A Brand Break

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Local British Petroleum (BP) gas stations have covered up their logos and are selling unbranded gasoline. According to letters posted at the Brookfield Four Corners BP and the Danbury Main Street BP, the stations’ supplier, Green Valley Oil, has not been delivering full gasoline deliveries… Read more »

Mountain Movers Walk for MS

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Mountain Movers Kevin Geoghegan, Michelle Muentener, Peter Muentener, Jack Muentener, Steven Geoghegan, and Richard Geoghegan. Not pictured: Jean and Cathy Geoghegan

TEAM MOUNTAIN MOVERS is hosting a Multiple Sclerosis (MS) fundraising event at Coyote Maverick Country Sports Bar and Grill, located at 48 Newtown Road in Danbury, Conn. on Wednesday, April 18, 2012. Team captain, Jean Geoghegan, organized the event in honor of her sister who has… Read more »

Danbury Business Fights for Hookah Use

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On Saturday, March 24, Cloud 9, a business located at 6 Ives Street in downtown Danbury, Connecticut, was required to close down after only one month due to zoning violations.   According to Danbury Zoning Enforcement Officer Sean Hearty, Cloud 9 owner, 20-year-old city resident… Read more »

UConn Students Hold Vigil For Florida Teen

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by Joseph Adinolfi from   A month after George Zimmerman shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida, 150 protesters gathered at the University of Connecticut calling for Zimmerman’s arrest.   Protesters carried signs juxtaposing a picture of Martin with a young Barack Obama,… Read more »

Occupy Danbury “Fs” The Banks

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by Joshua L. Durkin At the 343 Main Street branch of Bank of America in Danbury this Thursday, March 15, 2012, a protest called “Foreclose on the Bank of America!” will be held by both Occupy Danbury and From 5 to 6pm, speakers will… Read more »

ConnSCU Board Approves 3.8% Tuition Increase

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by Mike Medeirosfrom The Echo The Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education approved a 3.8 percent increase in tuition for the state’s four universities and twelve community colleges for the 2012-2013 school year last month. The tuition increase translates to on-campus resident students at… Read more »