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  • Gunman Kills 26 At Sandy Hook School In Newtown

    A gunman with a mind for destruction turned the idyllic Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown into a scene of horrific chaos and carnage Friday morning, killing 20 children and six adults, including the school's principal, in the worst shooting at a...
  • Concerts of Hope and Healing to benefit those affected by the Newtown Tragedy, Jan. 19 and 20 at Ridgefield Playhouse

    The Newtown school-shooting tragedy continues to inspire musicians and artists to band together and raise money to help those affected by that horrific event. Such concerts are about restoring community and building hope during shattered times. There have...
  • Bringing The Charter Oak And East Coast Greenways Out To Bolton Notch

    Bringing The Charter Oak And East Coast Greenways Out To Bolton Notch
    OK, I'll admit it. A few years ago, I was losing hope that the gaps along the Charter Oak Trail and Hop River Trail would ever be filled. But then, in fall 2011, a section of the Charter Oak Trail, a multiuse path through East Hartford and Manchester,...
  • Our Picks: M.L.K. Celebrations in Fairfield County

    Our Picks: M.L.K. Celebrations in Fairfield County
    There are plenty of ways to pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this week, as we take a day off from working to celebrate his legacy (just in case you were suffering from holiday withdrawal). Friday, the Serendipity Chorale of Fairfield County...
  • A Silent Culture of Acceptance Surrounds the Use of ADHD Drugs on Campuses

    A Silent Culture of Acceptance Surrounds the Use of ADHD Drugs on Campuses
    Roughly one in three college seniors nationwide has taken illegally obtained prescription amphetamines. And they don't feel bad about it. That's according to the Center on Young Adult Health and Development, a research institute at the University of...
  • The Best Dishes of 2012

    The Best Dishes of 2012
    Damn, I ate well this last year. And apparently so often, I've had to scroll through of a year's worth of photographs to unearth some gems deserving the spot-light. The photos reminded me that the best of what I cooked at home was created with fresh-...
  • A Town Profile

    The village of Sandy Hook is within the town of Newtown, the fifth-largest town in Connecticut at about 60 square miles. With a population of about 27,000 people, the suburban town is just east of the city of Danbury, but it also has large rural areas....
  • Sandy Hook's Aftermath: Offering Support, Finding Help

    IF YOU WANT TO HELP: The Newtown Bee reports that Newtown town officials and community leaders asked Wednesday that people "temporarily halt any further dispatching of goods to the community, its schools, churches and nonprofit organizations." They said...
  • T-OT-A-L-L-Y takes to the Bijou Dec. 8

    Ina Chadwick, whose MouseMuse Productions presents storytelling shows throughout Fairfield County, and who, as a storyteller herself, just took part in the inaugural episode of the new “Get to the Point!” storytelling series at New Haven&...
  • Best of Fairfield County 2013: Best Bookstore

    Best of Fairfield County 2013: Best Bookstore
    1) Barnes and Noble 1076 Post Road E. Westport (203) 221-7955 360 Connecticut Ave. Norwalk (203) 866-2213 100 Greyrock Place, Ste. H009 (Stamford Town Center) Stamford (203) 323-1248 15 Backus Ave. Danbury (203) 730-2733 barnesandnoble....
  • Best of Fairfield County 2013: Best Adult Video Store

    Best of Fairfield County 2013: Best Adult Video Store
    1) Naughty Nancy's 60 Connecticut Ave. Norwalk (203) 866-7175   2) After Midnight 4 Eighth St. Stamford (203) 323-7399   3) Love Shack 156 Connecticut Ave. Norwalk (203) 956-0802  
  • Best Of Fairfield County 2013: Best Place to Take Music Lessons

    Best Of Fairfield County 2013: Best Place to Take Music Lessons
    1) Fairfield School of Rock 1976 Post Road Fairfield (203) 292-5473 fairfield.schoolofrock.com   2) Guitar Center 813 Kings Hwy. Fairfield (203) 336-8742   3) Connecticut School of Music 1242 Post Road E. Westport (203) 226-0805