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Past articles by Currie:

Ridgefield teen of Ukrainian descent organizes help for her family’s country: ‘Keep our voices loud’

The 14-year-old’s grandparents emigrated to the United States from Ukraine, and she... → Read More

As Danbury’s new mayor, Esposito takes inspiration from his heroes, while aiming for progress in city

Esposito has big shoes to fill as Danbury’s mayor. And just four months into his... → Read More

With two Danbury school board candidates seeking state office, education emerges as major issue

Two Republican school board candidates who have been firm supporters of the charter... → Read More

Memorial to be held at Danbury’s Harambee Center in honor of longtime director Bill Curtis

The event will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at 54 West Street in Danbury. The... → Read More

Danbury’s $208M school plan, including career academy, one step closer to public vote

The money will cover a new career academy, which would house a high school and middle... → Read More

Second Danbury school board member, Michelle Coelho, announces run for state office

Coelho will be running for senator in Connecticut’s 24th District against incumbent... → Read More

Danbury school board criticized over diversity: ‘stench of your vote is left lingering’

Among those who called attention to the lack of board diversity during a regular board... → Read More

Danbury could spend thousands on video production contract to ‘highlight’ work by city officials

The mayor’s office has budgeted between $20,000 and $25,000 for a yearlong video... → Read More

In Danbury, CT education commissioner sees future plans, crowded halls at state’s largest high school

The visit included a tour, a presentation on the new career academy plans and... → Read More

Danbury council combines $208M educational spending plan: ‘One bond and one question for voters’

A unanimous City Council vote Monday night combined two bonding ordinances into a single... → Read More

Office furniture resale company opens Danbury store, capitalizes on pandemic ‘work from home’

The New Jersey-based company is opening a second store in Danbury due to the rising... → Read More

City Hall raises Ukrainian flag: ‘Today’s the day Danbury steps up’

Mayor Dean Esposito hoisted the flag high with the help of a resident, and offered brief... → Read More

Three Danbury schools identified in state report on mental health crisis

Westside Middle, Park Avenue, and Shelter Rock elementary schools would benefit from... → Read More

‘A true hero of Danbury’: Bill Curtis, a father-figure to hundreds of Danbury kids, dies at 89

Curtis, a father-figure to hundreds of Danburians and a man committed to lifting up and... → Read More

Danbury community health center receives federal grant to build new city psychiatry program

CIFC received a $500,000 grant from the federal Health Resources & Services... → Read More

Danbury council members recommend mayor’s constable pick following partisan halted process

Kieras was Mayor Dean Esposito’s pick to fill the fifth constable role, which, based on... → Read More

Danbury state Rep. David Arconti will not run for reelection

Arconti, who has served five consecutive terms as a 109th Assembly District... → Read More

Safranek reelected as Danbury Republican party chair

Michael Safranek said he believes that the local Danbury Republican party is more... → Read More

What will be taught at Danbury’s new career academy? ‘It's not just about a shiny, new building.’

From Berkeley and Baltimore to Atlanta and New York City, career academies now serve... → Read More

‘Broadcast class at WCSU earns national award for election coverage: ‘The little mouse that roars’

For 10 years, Western Connecticut State University students and their “Election... → Read More