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Past articles by Shayla:

Ridgefield restaurants logging extra hours, 'don't have enough staff' to fulfill patrons' demands

Ridgefield’s Hunan Noodle Bar was looking to open a third store but the evolving... → Read More

Redding Republicans endorse former state legislator as pick for first selectman race

The Redding Republican Town Committee has endorsed former state legislator John Shaban as... → Read More

Family opens D'Arcos Italian restaurant in Bethel, filling location that has seen turnover

A new Italian restaurant called D'Arcos opened in Bethel at Grassy Plain Street, a... → Read More

Ridgefield cafe's margarita 5K returns to support Ability Beyond's community services

RIDGEFIELD — The Southwest Café is hosting its annual margarita 5K run Saturday in support of Ability Beyond’s ongoing work in the community. The race is being held in a hybrid manner — both in-person and virtually — and begins at 7 p.m., according to a press release. Ability Beyond is a Bethel-based non-profit that services people with developmental and intellectual disabilities. → Read More

Danbury-area towns don't require staff to get the COVID vaccine

Several Danbury-area towns are not requiring municipal employees to get vaccinated... → Read More

New CDC guidance is 'nerve-wracking,' but Danbury area keeps masks rules the same, businesses say

If you’re vaccinated, many local businesses and town halls won’t ask you to mask up,... → Read More

Region 9 school board member looks to challenge 8-year incumbent in Redding first selectman primary

Region 9 board of education member Mike D'Agostino plans to challenge Julia Pemberton for... → Read More

Restaurateur from Redding hopes to bring 'gift of flavor' to neighbors from his New York restaurant

A Redding resident has opened a restaurant in New York, but is hoping to bring takeout to... → Read More

Ridgefield Board of Finance appoints a new member to the group

The Ridgefield board of finance has appointed a new member. → Read More

Easton-Redding-Region 9 interim leader 'fairly confident' school vacancies will be filled soon

The Easton-Redding-Region 9 school board is working to fill at least 20 vacancies,... → Read More

Region 9 school board resigns, vacancy filled by Easton selectmen

The Region 9 school board secretary is resigning at the end of the month and her... → Read More

Influx of Redding newcomers continues amid 'crazy' real estate market

Redding, like other towns in the Danbury area, has not been a stranger to new residents.... → Read More

Cyclists install new trail that will 'last for a long time' at Ridgefield's Pierrepont State Park

A group of local cyclists gathered to remediate and install a new trail at the Pierrepont... → Read More

Some Danbury area senior care facilities require COVID vaccine for staff. At others, it's optional

Agencies like Benchmark Senior Living have mandated their staff be vaccinated, while... → Read More

Redding's new radios sat in storage for over a year, but new emergency system is finally rolling out

Redding is nearing the end of a multi-year project that will allow emergency personnel to... → Read More

Easton-Redding-Region 9 rehires former superintendent as interim

The Easton-Redding-Region 9 school board has rehired former superintendent Thomas... → Read More

Easton, Redding school board looking for feedback on next superintendent

Exterior, Joel Barlow High School, in Redding, Conn. May 29, 2019. Ned Gerard / Hearst Connecticut Media REDDING — The Easton-Redding-Region 9 school board is looking to gauge input from community members regarding their search for the next superintendent. The district announced there will be three opportunities for individuals to give their insight at one of three meetings on July 26. → Read More

Bethel mourns death of Holbrook Farm founder who 'shared everything he had'

John Holbrook founded Holbrook Farm in Bethel 40 years ago and was known for supporting... → Read More

'Surreal': Danbury native to make Texas A&M history as a first female band leader

A Danbury native is going to make history at the Texas A&M Kingsville campus as she... → Read More

Misinformation about critical race theory is 'dividing us' Connecticut selectman says

Easton First Selectman David Bindelglass and Redding board of education members set the... → Read More