Posts Categorized: Local

#79: CT Beer Week

Posted by & filed under Local, The Great Greater Danbury Project.

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  The Connecticut beer industry is proud to launch the state’s “Brew & Buy Local” campaign, a joint effort among brewers, wholesalers, retailers and restaurants to support local industries. The campaign will officially launch during CT Beer Week,  May 11 through 18. This weeklong, statewide event was… Read more »

Lawmakers Debate Whether Emotional Trauma Should Be Covered By Workers’ Compensation

Posted by & filed under Local, Politics, at Home & Abroad, Top Stories.

Photo courtesy of CBIA.

  Legislators already created a privately-funded foundation to help those who responded to the second deadliest school shooting in U.S. history, but there’s still legislation pending that would provide individuals access to workers’ compensation benefits if they are emotionally impaired after a traumatic event.  … Read more »

Mega Hardcore Show Fights Cancer

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"Fight Like a Girl" is a hardcore concert benefitting Danbury resident Trista Vaughan in her fight against cancer.  T-shirt design by Craig Holloway.

  Danbury, Connecticut resident Trista Vaughan, a 31-year-old mother of three, must be feeling the love.  Vaughan, a student at Paul Mitchell the School in Danbury, was recently diagnosed with stage four breast cancer and has been fighting hard ever since.   Vaughan’s boyfriend, Lou… Read more »

Long-Awaited Danbury History Book to Benefit Friends of Danbury Musem & Historical Society Authority

Posted by & filed under History, Local, Local News, Top Stories.

The Danbury Museum's Huntington Hall.  Photo: Mike Duffy/The News Times

  The Danbury Museum & Historical Society Authority is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Danbury’s Third Century: From Urban Status to Tricentennial, produced by Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) and written by Dr. Herbert Janick, Emeritus Professor at WCSU and William Devlin, a… Read more »