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Joey's parents describe him as "an amazing, loving, child who always had hugs and smiles for everyone. He was caring to all, and the most amazing son anyone could ask for."
Cathy Billings, 78, of Newtown, Conn., works with Kindergartners at Morris Street School in Danbury, Conn., Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.
A small Philadelphia museum that houses more than 10,000 pieces by illustrator Maurice Sendak will be returning most of the collection to the author's estate. FILE - In this Sept.
"She just needs to be quiet," Stewart said, according to Page Six . Paltrow wasn't the only woman Stewart targeted on her apparent insult spree: She also ragged on the Netflix series Orange is the New Black, claiming the lead character of Piper was badly cast.
Most people driving through the unassuming Shelter Rock section of Danbury may not be aware that more than $376 million worth of products were exported in recent years from that neighborhood alone. In fact, the Danbury area was recently named as one of the top exporting regions in the country by the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Danbury Police Chief Al Baker poses outside the police station in Danbury, Conn. Thursday, Sept.
Owner and General Manager Robert C. Camastro speaks with his staff at Mercedes-Benz of Danbury in Danbury, Conn. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.
The 2014 Top Workplaces in Fairfield, New Haven and Litchfield counties show great diversity in size and sector, from real estate firm William Raveis ' more than 1,500 employees to urgent care center Doctors Express of Danbury with 35. What is the common thread that winds through these 45 Top Workplaces? Some have great perks, like The McIntyre Group , offering in-house recreation such as a pool table, dartboard and on-site gym. Though there are many benefits represented in the Top 40, they are not the common thread.
As part of a statewide effort to enforce the no texting while driving law, the Danbury Police Department is ticketing drivers who have one hand on the steering wheel and the other on a cellphone. The police have teamed up with the state Department of Transportation 's Highway Safety Office for September as part of the "U drive.
"Families need to stretch the budget as far as it will go," said Maura McNulty, a New Milford mother of four, who took over the consignment business about three years ago. "Our sale lets you clean out the clutter, make some money, shop for bargains and help charity.
Twenty years ago when Karen Rosa would see students load their trays in the school cafeteria, she often saw a parade of the same sort of meals. Pizza and french fries were very popular, said Rosa, general manager of food services for the Stratford Public Schools.
After the Morris Street School lost its kindergarten aides for three years because of budget cuts, a group of Unitarian-Universalists stepped in as volunteer mentors to help the children with their reading and writing skills. The volunteers never left.
The Women's Center's Project will be will be offering a free 8-week support group series for teen girls. The groups will focus on empowerment, improving self-esteem and healthy body image Separate groups will be offered for middle school and high school girls.
Connecticut joined the national conversation about racial profiling Thursday by releasing the largest database ever assembled in the state on the frequency of minority drivers being stopped by police. The raw data submitted by Connecticut's 106 police agencies reveals disparities statewide and in many communities between the proportion of blacks and Hispanics in the population and the proportion of traffic stops of black and Hispanic drivers.
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