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  1. Bethel Police To Check Car Seat Installations At Free Clinic

    Bethel Police To Check Car Seat Installations At Free Clinic

    BETHEL, Conn. -- The Bethel Police Department will hold a car seat clinic at the Stony Hill Fire Station on Saturday, Feb. 6.Officers who are Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians will work with parents and caregivers to check that car seats are installed properly. The clinic will be held by appointment only. To schedule an appointment time call 203-744-7900, ext. 246 for Sgt. ...

  2. Survey Shows Connecticut Making Big Strides To Improve Voting Access

    Survey Shows Connecticut Making Big Strides To Improve Voting Access

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- A new report reveals Connecticut has made major strides in promoting access to voting over the last four years. The review updates a Rock the Vote scorecard that was released in 2011 and found that Connecticut ranked 48th out of 51 jurisdictions (or a score of 4.2 out of a possible 21). However, implementing reforms such as Election Day registration and online ...

  3. Bethel Letter: Senator Wants Residents Thoughts On Paying Higher Taxes

    Bethel Letter: Senator Wants Residents Thoughts On Paying Higher Taxes

    WILTON, Conn. -- The Wilton Daily Voice accepts signed and original letters to the editor up to 350 words. Please send letters to wilton@dailyvoice.com.To the editor: Higher taxes are the last thing we need in Connecticut, but that’s what will happen in 2016 if Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has his way. (“Fix, improve transportation system without tax increases and tolls”, Chris Powell column, ...

  4. Country Star Travis Tritt Gets Intimate At Ridgefield Playhouse

    Country Star Travis Tritt Gets Intimate At Ridgefield Playhouse

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- Grammy Award winner Travis Tritt, known for songs such as "Foolish Pride," "Best of Intentions," and "It's a Great Day to Be Alive," is returning Thursday to The Ridgefield Playhouse for an intimate, acoustic performance.Tritt, who has seven No.1 hits and 21 Top 10 hits, will share personal stories about his life, career and musical ...

  5. The Show Will Go On For Disney On Ice In Bridgeport

    The Show Will Go On For Disney On Ice In Bridgeport

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- This weekend's performances of Disney on Ice at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport are set to go on after Friday's show was cancelled due to mechanic failure, the Stamford Advocate reported. Ticket holders for Friday's show will receive refunds, the Stamford Advocate said.Tickets are available for Saturday and Sunday shows. Click here for ticket information. Click ...

  6. Wilton High Grad Nominated For Golden Globe For Best Supporting Actor

    Wilton High Grad Nominated For Golden Globe For Best Supporting Actor

    WILTON, Conn. -- Wilton High School graduate Paul Dano will be anxiously awaiting the winner for best performance by an actor in a supporting role in a motion picture at Sunday night's Golden Globes. Dano was nominated in the category for his work in "Love & Mercy," a Beach Boys biopic movie.Dano, 31, plays young Beach Boys songwriter and musician Brian Wilson. He is ...

  7. Icy Mix Brings Winter Weather Advisory To Bethel, Newtown

    Icy Mix Brings Winter Weather Advisory To Bethel, Newtown

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Get the rock salt ready -- winter is getting serious. A winter weather advisory is in effect for Northern Fairfield County beginning at 7 p.m. Friday night and lasting through 8 a.m. Saturday. The storm's mix of freezing rain and sleet could bring a little snow, but no accumulation is expected. Conditions are expected to be worse in areas north of Interstate ...

  8. Eversource Conducting Aerial Flyovers In Bethel, Newtown

    Eversource Conducting Aerial Flyovers In Bethel, Newtown

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Eversource is alerting residents that it will be conducting aerial flyovers with low-flying helicopters in several towns in northern Fairfield County throughout the day on Friday.The Town of Redding notified its residents through a post on Facebook.The company is also working in Ridgefield, Newtown and Bethel, Frank Poirot, Eversource spokesman told the ...

  9. Newtown Finance Student Helps Bring Home Trophy For WCSU

    Newtown Finance Student Helps Bring Home Trophy For WCSU

    DANBURY, Conn. -- A team of finance students from Western Connecticut State University’s Ancell School of Business took top place at the state level of the Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC) on Dec. 11 and will compete in the finals in January. Students were challenged to allocate $100,000 among business plan finalists in a separate competition, the CT Business Plan ...

  10. New Technologies Help Newtown Seniors Remain Behind The Wheel Longer

    New Technologies Help Newtown Seniors Remain Behind The Wheel Longer

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- New AAA research discloses auto technologies and safe driving habits that are helping older motorists remain behind the wheel longer, the AAA Foundation announced.New in-car technologies such as navigation assistance, forward collision warnings, and back-up cameras will considerably reduce the potential for crashes among drivers age 65 and older. Couple these ...

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