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Agriscience STEM center construction on track for Region 12  Litchfield County Times

WASHINGTON — It was a cold winter day, but construction workers were undeterred, bustling about Shepaug Valley High School in Washington in the initial ...



Applications for new Shepaug agriscience academy exceeds expectations  Danbury News Times

WASHINGTON — Construction crews bustled around the old auto and woodwork shops at Shepaug Valley School this week, transforming it into what will soon ...



FOX61 Student News: List of nominees for 2018-19  FOX61 Hartford

The FOX61 Student News Award Ceremony will be held Wednesday, June 5 at Wilde Auditorium at University of Hartford. Governor's Prevention Partnership ...



Agriscience program to break ground at Shepaug  Danbury News Times

WASHINGTON — The long-awaited agriscience academy will soon be a reality, with construction starting Friday. The program, which opens next fall, will teach ...



Report raises more concerns about Region 12 agSTEM program  Danbury News Times

A recent report from the Washington Board of Finance has heightened concerns among residents already asking for a new referendum on Region 12's ...



State gives Region 12 OK to bid AgSTEM construction  Danbury News Times

WASHINGTON — The state has given Region 12 the go-ahead to go out to bid for demolition, which is the first phase of construction for the long-discussed ...



Region 12 School Board election Tuesday key to future of district  Danbury News Times

WASHINGTON — Tuesday's school board election comes at a critical time for Region 12, where differences have sharpened among the three towns that make ...



Chrystal Lodovico weds Adam R. Kozak  Waterbury Republican American

Miss Chrystal A. Lodovico and Adam R. Kozak were married Saturday, Jan. 20, at St. Anthony's Church in Bristol by Rev. Alphonso Fontana. A reception ...



Shepaug Agriscience STEM Academy gets nod from state Board of Ed  Danbury News Times

WASHINGTON — Shepaug Valley School has been selected as the site of the state's 20th Agriscience and Technology Education Center, starting in the ...



Shepaug Graduates Class of 2016 | Top Stories  PrimePublishers.com

BRIDGEWATER-ROXBURY-WASHINGTON — Shepaug Valley High School graduated its Class of 2016 in ceremonies at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 11, ...



Shepaug Valley High graduates 65  Danbury News Times

Under a brilliant azure sky and perfect sunshine, 65 blue-and-white-clad Shepaug Valley High School graduating seniors were hailed Saturday for their ...



Region 12 budget passes  Danbury News Times

Region 12's $21.8 million budget passed at Tuesday's referendum 799 to 655. Roxbury voters rejected the budget again, but this time Washington and ...



State funding finalized for Region 12’s Ag-STEM academy  Danbury News Times

WASHINGTON — State funding for Region 12's Agriscience-STEM academy finally came through this week with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's signature on a ...



Low test scores bring change to Shepaug Valley School  Danbury News Times

Sagging test scores have prompted Shepaug Valley School to change the sequence of science courses students are required to take. "The state is shifting its ...



Baseball: Shepaug routs Somers to reach Class S semis  Danbury News Times

WASHINGTON—It took more than 24 hours to complete, but it was well worth the wait. The Shepaug Valley baseball team is headed to a place not seen in close ...



“Top Doc” honoree raises money for arthritis cure, other community highlights  Danbury News Times

Veterans Memorial Wall to be created. Residents are encouraged to become part of a Veterans Memorial Wall. Recommended Video. Speed. Normal. Quality.



Shepaug Valley High hires new principal  Danbury News Times

Gallo, who is assistant principal at Nonnewaug High School in Region 14, will start at Shepaug on Jan. 19. [...] the position is being filled by interim principal ...



Teen activist will join Himes at State of the Union  Danbury News Times

Ridgefield High School junior and activist Lane Murdock will join U.S. Rep. Jim Himes (CT-4) as his guest at the State of the Union Address in Washington, D.C., ...



CT Marine missing in avalanche-prone California mountains  Danbury News Times

The search for a missing Marine from Washington continues as rescue crews fight avalanche conditions in the California mountains where he went hiking.



Plain Goods win preservation award for Washington pavilion work  Danbury News Times

The owners of Plain Goods recently won the 2019 Award of Merit from the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation for their work in preserving the Pavilion Hall ...



Connecticut economy lags region, U.S. in 2018  Danbury News Times

Connecticut mustered a meager 1 percent gain in economic output last year, according to federal estimates published Wednesday morning, less than half the ...



Stephen Reich: Small Town Hero Honored Each Year In Big Way  Hartford Courant

Stephen Reich was a good baseball player at Shepaug Valley High and at West Point; a helicopter pilot with the Army's 160th Special Operations Aviation ...



Shepaug graduates 48, names top 5  The Greater New Milford Spectrum

Shepaug Valley High School in Washington held commencement exercises for 48 students June 17.



Malloy Administration Questions Construction Of New School In Greenwich  Hartford Courant

Despite recommendations from the Malloy administration to eliminate funding for new schools in Greenwich and Litchfield County, an education subcommittee ...



Several Danbury-area budgets to be decided Tuesday  Danbury News Times

Redding's budget could be the trickiest to pass — but spending plans for Danbury, Bethel and Region 12 all go to the ballot box Tuesday. With a history of voting ...



Upcoming Women’s History Month events, other community highlights  Danbury News Times

The Bethel Public Library will present “Songs of the Women's Suffrage Movement” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Maria Parloa Community Room. The free event ...



Developers donate affordable housing in Washington to Habitat  Danbury News Times

WASHINGTON — An affordable housing complex near Lake Waramaug has a better chance of being completed faster now that Housatonic Habitat for Humanity ...



Region 12 towns worry about state help for Agriscience project  Danbury News Times

WASHINGTON — With Gov. Dannel P. Malloy looking to slash Education Cost Sharing grants statewide, officials in some Region 12 towns worry plans for the ...



Shepaug’s Sean Parker shines at CIAC indoor championships  The Greater New Milford Spectrum

WASHINGTON - Shepaug Valley High School's Sean Parker captured the boys 3200-meter title at the indoor track CIAC Class S Championships last weekend.



Districts divided on out-of-town students  Danbury News Times

Ridgefield, an affluent town of 24000 keen on maintaining its exclusivity, has worked hard in recent years to make sure outsiders don't infiltrate its school system, ...



Shepaug coach Stuart to be inducted into the CT Field Hockey Coaches Hall of Fame  Danbury News Times

Owning a record of 302-120-3-2, Stuart has captured three state titles during her storied career. Cocktail hour begins at 3 p.m. with a dinner at 4 p.m. The ...



Kent family displaced after fire  Danbury News Times

KENT — A family of two has been displaced after a fire ravaged their Segar Mountain Road home Thursday. Emergency personnel responded to the house fire ...



Danbury raises $53,000 to help beloved teacher’s cancer fight  Danbury News Times

DANBURY — A longtime Danbury High School teacher will undergo a dramatic surgery next week in a fight for her life against a rare form of cancer.



Law would require state to help with Cricket Valley air monitoring  Danbury News Times

The state, which had declined to expand its air monitoring network around the new power plant in Dover Plains, N.Y., could be required to help the communities ...



Legalizing pot in CT: Public pushes lawmakers to focus on equity  Danbury News Times

HARTFORD — Connecticut lawmakers who support legalized sales of recreational marijuana said they want to destroy the black market for cannabis in the state ...



‘Mall’ makeover creates new gathering area for Shepaug students  Danbury News Times

WASHINGTON — Shepaug Valley School students returned from the holiday break to find a new central gathering place with plenty of seating and even ...



Square feet per cows vs. students at issue with Shepaug Ag-STEM project  The Greater New Milford Spectrum

Board member Gregory Cava said he is unsure if the complaint from the state had to do with the actual size of the buildings, or if there was just a fundamental ...



CT fallen soldier’s name added to national memorial  Danbury News Times

SHERMAN — The name of a fallen local veteran was added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial this week. Staff Sgt. Todd James “TJ” Lobraico ...



Puppetry Festival held at Washington Montessori School  Danbury News Times

Washington Montessori School in New Preston held its 13th annual puppetry festival on Saturday morning. The festival, presented by National Iron Bank, ...



Danbury girl named student of the month, other community highlights  Danbury News Times

Students awarded in essay contest. Two Bethel Middle School students were recognized for the Patriot's Pen essay contest.



Washington board to search for new superintendent  Danbury News Times

WASHINGTON — Region 12 Board of Education members this week appointed themselves to a new superintendent search committee. The board received ...



Region 12 schools get new school resource officer  Danbury News Times

Barbara Alenckis has a bright smile to go along with her police training -- just what the Region 12 administration was seeking in a new school resource officer.



Habitat: Historic tavern turned home in Washington  Danbury News Times

WASHINGTON — Most people in town probably already know the story of the white Colonial known as Cogswell Tavern, where George Washington once ate ...



A good day for a polar plunge  Danbury News Times

Washington Montessori School held its seventh annual Polar Plunge for Partnership on Sunday at Lake Waramaug State Park Beach. A fundraiser for the ...



New Milford joins air monitoring network for power plant  Danbury News Times

New Milford and Canterbury School are partnering to purchase a machine that will help measure, monitor and record the air quality before and after a ...



Federal bill would help suicide prevention in schools  Danbury News Times

NEWTOWN - A federal bill backed by a home-grown nonprofit to bolster suicide prevention in middle school and high school has been introduced in the House ...



Danbury raises autism awareness, other community highlights  Danbury News Times

Church to host penny auction. St. Mark's Episcopal Church will hold its annual penny auction on Saturday. Recommended Video. Speed. Normal. Quality. Auto.



Dodging rain, league tennis tourneys scramble to play; Litchfield, Shepaug win BL titles  Waterbury Republican American

It's game, set, and almost match, in the NVL and BL tennis seasons. By JOE PALLADINO. In the Berkshire League, the champions have been decided.



Student awards, birth announcements, other community highlights  Danbury News Times

Student ranks fourth in competition. Akhil Kosanam, a seventh-grader at Bethel Middle School, recently ranked fourth in the Connecticut State Geo Bee.



Tibetan monks to create sand mandala in Washington  Danbury News Times

WASHINGTON — A local wellness center will soon become home to the first Tibetan sand mandala of its kind in North America. The mandala, known as Drenpa ...



Residents’ help needed in monitoring bald eagle population  Danbury News Times

WASHINGTON — Residents are needed to help better understand the current bald eagle population in the state this weekend. Last year's results of the ...



Presence of New England cottontails confirmed in Washington  Danbury News Times

WASHINGTON — At least a few of the once nearly-endangered New England cottontail rabbits have found a home at Steep Rock Association's Macricostas ...



Robert Miller: Proper culverts critical for water and wildlife alike  Danbury News Times

Curtis Brook runs through an old metal culvert under a dirt road at the Steep Rock Preserve in Washington. The culvert might date back to the 19th century ...



Santos, Hayes campaigns differ on gun policy and immigration  Danbury News Times

The candidates running for Connecticut's most competitive Congressional seat have sharp differences over gun policy and immigration. And it makes sense.



Northern lights could appear in New York and other US states this weekend — here's how to watch them  Danbury News Times

People who wouldn't usually expect to see colorful northern lights may get a chance to experience the night sky show on Saturday. The National Oceanic and ...



Danbury Kia covers car lease payment of Bethel woman killed in Bridgeport  Danbury News Times

BETHEL — After Emily Todd was killed in Bridgeport, her family did not want to look at the car police said the murder suspect stole. But there were still two years ...



Abbott Tech students repair Danbury vet’s roof  Danbury News Times

DANBURY — Veteran Jennifer Tanner has lived with buckets in her basement and living room to catch the rainfall dripping into her home from her faulty roof.



Learning about Native Americans in Washington  Danbury News Times

WASHINGTON — Zachary Fenton stood on the roof of the institute of American Indian studies with a long pole in hand, bracing for the netted ring to be tossed.



Wilton’s Olin, Trumbull’s Stevenson rule at State Open  Danbury News Times

NEW MILFORD — The Woodstock Academy girls gymnastics team took back possession of the State Open girls gymnastics team title Wednesday night at New ...



Danbury freshman performs at Carnegie Hall, other community highlights  Danbury News Times

Note: These community events were for the week of April 21 through April 28. Bethel. Recommended Video. Speed. Normal. Quality. Auto. Quality. Speed. 0.25.



Litchfield’s Masonic Lodge comes full circle  Danbury News Times

LITCHFIELD — It took nearly 100 years, but what might seem to be an unusual pairing between a Methodist church and the 11th oldest Freemason's lodge, both ...



Indictment: Couple used investor money to buy yacht, Washington Depot homes  Danbury News Times

WASHINGTON — A federal grand jury in New Haven added tax evasion to the list of charges against a couple accused of defrauding investors to buy two ...



Newtowners turn to each other to grieve Sandy Hook father’s death  Danbury News Times

NEWTOWN — As shock rippled through town after Monday's suicide of a Sandy Hook man who lost his daughter in the 2012 school shooting, families were ...



SEC proposes easing accounting for smaller companies  CTPost

The U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission voted Thursday to ease accounting requirements for smaller public companies, with the SEC to collect comment ...



Torrington’s Brooker Memorial hosting beer fest June 2;  Torrington Register Citizen

TORRINGTON — St. Maron Church and Brooker Memorial have joined together again this year to sponsor the 8th Annual Litchfied Hills Beer Fest. The event ...



Hearing on health network proposal for Danbury, Norwalk and N.Y. hospital group  Danbury News Times

DANBURY - A plan by the health network that runs Danbury and Norwalk hospitals to join forces with a New York hospital group and form a $2.4 billion medical ...



New Milford kids learn about town’s role in Underground Railroad  Danbury News Times

NEW MILFORD — At one time, a series of tunnels and hidden chambers in homes around town served as sanctuaries to slaves trying to flee to freedom in ...



Parkland student dies in 'apparent suicide,' police say  Danbury News Times

PARKLAND, Fla. - In the span of one week, two teenagers have died by suicide in Parkland, the community still grieving the loss of 17 teachers and students last ...



Microsoft is asking Washington State to increase its taxes and Amazon is less than thrilled (MSFT, AMZN)  Danbury News Times

Spend any time in the greater Seattle area and you can't help but notice the palpable tension between the Microsoft camp and the Amazon camp. Microsofties ...



High stakes for Democrats in 5th District  Danbury News Times

The two Democrats running in the Aug. 14 primary to become northwestern Connecticut's next Congresswoman are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars ...



Alex Jones says he can’t get fair trial in Fairfield County  Danbury News Times

NEWTOWN — Conspiracy extremist Alex Jones can't get a fair trial in Fairfield County because of adverse news coverage here, says a lawyer defending him ...



80 students graduated from Shepaug Valley High School  Danbury News Times

Parents, family members and friends watched as their favorite seniors became certified high school graduates. Eighty student wearing blue and white caps and ...



Danbury science student develops A.I. project to identify Lyme  Danbury News Times

DANBURY — An artificial intelligence program that can diagnose Lyme disease with 90 percent accuracy based solely on a photo of a rash is being developed ...



5th District candidates disagree on education and social justice issues  Danbury News Times

DANBURY — At the heart of the difference between Manny Santos and Jahana Hayes is a deep disagreement about the goodness of government. Nowhere do ...



Danbury’s Going breaks New England record in 800 meters  Danbury News Times

BOSTON—Danbury senior Malcolm Going is well on his way to making an impact at the college level after becoming one of the top middle distance runners in ...



Gun control back on the table with Dems taking the House  Danbury News Times

NEWTOWN — California's latest gun violence is pressuring Washington lawmakers once again to confront America's mass-shooting crisis. For Newtown ...



Robert Stryker: Sold again — Old, but lightly used, lake  Danbury News Times

Once again, our beloved — and, actually, much used — Candlewood Lake has been sold. Like a old used car, it keeps changing hands every few years but ...



WESTCONN ROUNDUP: Big wins for men’s soccer, field hockey teams  Danbury News Times

DANBURY — After becoming the school's all-time leading goal-scorer earlier this season, Chauncey Allers of Wilton scored two goals and added an assist to ...



Danbury teacher named presidential award finalist  Danbury News Times

DANBURY — A Rogers Park Middle School teacher has been selected as a Connecticut state finalist for one of teaching's highest national honors, the ...



Danbury and local bank aid unpaid federal workers  Danbury News Times

DANBURY — Hundreds of federal employees working without pay during the government shutdown can find some relief from Union Savings Bank and Danbury ...



Danbury honors former Hatter, Seahawks linebacker Austin Calitro  Danbury News Times

DANBURY — The best question posed to Seattle Seahawks linebacker Austin Calitro during a brief exchange Thursday with current Danbury High football ...



Confidence high as WCSU football team prepares for season  Danbury News Times

DANBURY — The bad news for the Western Connecticut State University football team is that star quarterback Quinn Fleeting graduated last year. However, the ...



Hazardous waste collection set for New Milford this weekend  Danbury News Times

Hazardous waste will be collected from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at John Pettibone Community Center in New Milford on Saturday. The event, which is hosted by the ...



Incoming New Fairfield superintendent already a familiar face  Danbury News Times

NEW FAIRFIELD — Incoming Superintendent Patricia Cosentino will not officially start for another few weeks, but that doesn't mean she hasn't been busy in the ...



Volunteers spruce up New Milford area nonprofits, school  Danbury News Times

NEW MILFORD — Volunteers spruced up area nonprofits and planted trees at an elementary school during a recent “Day of *Service*.” The 38 employees from ...



Local athletic directors struggle with pay-to-play  Danbury News Times

(Athletics are) a very important component in the overall educational process of a student. Whether you're participating in a play or in extracurricular activities, ...



Newest Norwalk beverage co. weighs cannabis-derived ingredients  Danbury News Times

Reed's has completed its cross-country headquarters relocation to Norwalk, with the company's CEO telling investors on Tuesday another major addition could ...



Marian Anderson’s legacy to inspire new generation: Jacqueline Smith  Danbury News Times

Marian Anderson stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, summoning fortitude, before the throng. This day, an Easter Sunday, more than 75,000 people ...



Ways to celebrate Earth Day in the Danbury area  Danbury News Times

There's no shortage of events this week to help the environment as towns, nonprofit organizations and individuals host activities in honor of Earth Day and Arbor ...



High schoolers lose locks, fight cancer  Danbury News Times

WASHINGTON — With just weeks to go before Shepaug Valley School's prom and graduation, Maddie Gorra and her father sat in front of the entire student body ...



Robert Miller: Ancient marble vein runs through Western Connecticut  Danbury News Times

Kent Falls cascades down 400 feet, overhang and pool, overhang and pool. The swirled brown rock formations at the last pool, where couples pose for ...



2 Washington motorcycle officers hurt in Oregon crash  Danbury News Times

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Police say two motorcycle officers from Yakima, Washington, were injured when they crashed their motorcycles in Eugene, Oregon.



Former head of the CIA, NSA to speak in Connecticut  Danbury News Times

This year's last Conversations on the Green will focus on truth and reason and feature Gen. Michael Hayden, former head of the CIA and National Security ...



Students garner WEC scholarships  The Greater New Milford Spectrum

The Washington Environmental Council recently awarded nearly $10,000 to local students through its scholarship and sponsorship programs. WEC's College ...



Washington’s American Indian museum rebuilds 16th-century village  Danbury News Times

WASHINGTON — For a few hours Saturday, visitors to The Institute for American Indian Studies not only got to learn how Native Americans set up their homes ...



Truck hits pole on Danbury’s Southern Boulevard  Danbury News Times

DANBURY — Emergency personnel responded to a call Wednesday morning about a pickup truck that crashed into a utility pole on Southern Boulevard.



Area schools use "Capstone" to teach lessons  Danbury News Times

The state's plan to require high school seniors to complete a Capstone project to graduate will begin with the Class of 2020, but some local schools are well ...



See inside the modest Bellevue, Washington, house Jeff Bezos was renting when he started Amazon, now on the market for $1.5 million (AMZN)  Danbury News Times

House hunters in Bellevue, Washington, have a new option to choose from — and this one's historic. A new home on the market is the very same one that Jeff ...



Senior living facility, enhancements at YMCA proposed in Brookfield  Danbury News Times

BROOKFIELD — The Zoning Commission will hear proposals Thursday evening on a senior living facility and upgrades to the Greenknoll YMCA. A developer ...



Endorsement: Jahana Hayes for the 5th District  Danbury News Times

The most watched Congressional race in Connecticut features candidates who embrace diametrically opposite views on major issues. The race matches ...



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