Week of December 14 to December 20, 2014

WCSU to host College Goal Sunday - December 18
WCSU M.F.A. program to host free literary readings - December 17
Danbury's WestConn picks winners of Housatonic Book Awards - December 17  
Ancell dean joins Junior Achievement board - December 16  
State of the City: Opportunities and challenges - December 16  
WCSU Business School dean signs on with Junior Achievement - December 16  
Ancell dean joins Junior Achievement board - December 16
WCSU recognized on National Honor Roll for Community Service - December 16  
WCSU recognized on National Honor Roll for Community Service - December 15
Think west for the holidays - December 15  
Saxophonist father dedicates album to daughter killed in Sandy Hook shooting - December 14  

Week of December 7 to December 13, 2014

Jazz offers sound of remembrance for Sandy Hook victim's family - December 13  
Tragedy must not be erased from our landscape, or our memories - December 13  
Five Supreme Court decisions from 2014 impacting law enforcement - December 12  
Housatonic Book Award winners named, readings scheduled - December 12  
Danbury's WestConn police partner with Bethel to collect holiday toys - December 12  
Western men roll over Worcester State to remain undefeated - December 11  
Power grid upgrades create security risks - December 11  
Contributing to Connecticut's economy - December 11  
Christ Episcopal Church presents 'Amahl and the Night Visitors' - December 11  
WCSU police to partner with Bethel PD to collect holiday toys - December 9  
WCSU police to partner with Bethel PD to collect holiday toys - December 9
Mediassociates recognized for contributions to Connecticut economy - December 9  
WCSU Department of Nursing supports Alzheimer's Walk - December 8
Western men win sixth straight - December 8  
A senior in college, and no tuition - December 7  

Week of November 30 to December 6, 2014

Jazz great Jimmy Greene celebrates his daughter at Western Connecticut State University - December 6  
Gift wrapping at Danbury mall benefits Habitat for Humanity - December 6  
Western men's basketball team tops Southern Maine - December 6  
Jazz great celebrates daughter's memory at WCSU concert - December 6  
Western Connecticut State University offers events in Danbury - December 5  
NEISDA swimming focused on Little East Conference Championships this weekend - December 4  
US arts centre certified with LEED silver status - December 4  
Housatonic Book Award winners named, readings scheduled - December 4
Annual Project Homeless Connect to take place in Danbury - December 4  
Western women win fifth straight - December 3  
Agencies, businesses partner to serve Danbury's homeless - December 3  
George Kain in support of the community of s. Egidio - December 2  
Pescara returns in the international campaign for the abolition of the death penalty - December 2  
No to the death penalty: the Comune di Pescara joins the campaign - December 2  
Western's arts center gets silver certification by 'green' building council - December 1  
Major Leaguer Barnes and friends inspire kids - December 1  
WCSU alumni singers to join Opera Ensemble for Dec. 6 concert - November 30  

Week of November 23 to November 29, 2014

WCSU alumni singers to join Opera Ensemble for Dec. 6 concert - November 28  
Jimmy Greene releases album for daughter Ana who was killed in Sandy Hook massacre - November 28  
Jazz saxophonist's tribute album for daughter killed in Sandy Hook massacre - November 27  
Jazz saxophonist whose six-year-old daughter was killed in Sandy Hook massacre releases poignant album dedicated to her memory - November 27  
What an education debate can teach us about politics - November 26  
A wrenching grief assuaged with beauty - November 26  
WCSU president to retire after 10 years at school - November 26  
Winter storm begins, up to six inches of snow expected - November 26  
President of Western Connecticut State U to retire - November 26  
WestConn president stepping down - November 26  
President of Western Connecticut State U to retire - November 26  
WCSU president to retire in July - November 26  
Why it's hard to indict cops - November 25  
WCSU Department of Music has something for everyone this season - November 25
Panel: Research key to business success - November 25  
Women's hoop team tops Connecticut College - November 25  
James W. Schmotter to retire after 10 years as president of WCSU - November 25
After Sandy Hook, a saxophonist remembers a 'Beautiful Life' - November 25  
Southington drummer to march in Macy's parade - November 25  
Professor at Danbury's WestConn remembers slain daughter in song - November 25  
Grand jury charges are easy, except against police - November 25  
WCSU Department of Music has something for everyone this season - November 25  
After Sandy Hook, a saxophonist remembers a 'Beautiful Life' - November 25  
Schmotter retiring in July from WCSU - November 25  
WCSU alumni singers to join Opera Ensemble for Dec. 6 concert - November 25
'Back-breaking' wet snow could hit state Wednesday - November 24  
Sandy Hook dad dedicates album to daughter's 'Beautiful Life' - November 24  
Devastated father Jimmy Greene has crafted a powerful musical tribute to his murdered six-year-old girl - November 24  
Zebra mussels are infesting Newtown lakes - November 24  
Former Winnipeg jazz teacher releasing album for daughter killed in Sandy Hook shooting - November 23  
Danbury brownfields hinder development - November 23  

Week of November 16 to November 22, 2014

Football team to face St. John Fisher in Bowl game - November 21  
New weather camera at WCSU shows weather coming in - November 21  
200 WestConn students volunteer for Day of Service in Danbury - November 21  
Asteroid named after astronomy professor at Danbury's WestConn - November 20  
Western basketball teams win - November 19  
'Little Women, The Broadway Musical' now playing at stunning new Visual and Performing Arts Center at WCSU - November 19  
Greenwich resident joins 200 WestConn students for Day of Service - November 19  
Colonials earn ECAC bowl berth - November 18  
Broadway star to inspire music students at Danbury's WestConn - November 18  
Jimmy Greene dedicates new jazz album to 'Beautiful Life' of Ana - November 17
Western football to play at St. John Fisher in ECAC Northwest Bowl - November 17  
Ten most 'artistic' states in the U.S. - November 16  
Area residents prepare for early cold stretch - November 16  
Delaware death penalty opponents gear up orchestrated campaign - November 16  

Week of November 9 to November 15, 2014

'Little Women, the Broadway Musical' at West Conn - November 15  
Danbury's WestConn students stage 'Little Women, The Musical' - November 14  
Learn to follow your heart with 'Little Women' on stage at WCSU - November 13  
WCSU arts center earns LEED designation - November 13  
Western's Lawson named LEC Defensive Player of the Year in women's soccer - November 13  
At WestConn: 'Little Women' slated for MainStage Theatre - November 12  
'Little Women' opens on stage in Danbury on Thursday - November 12  
Wiltonian helps on Day of Service - November 12  
Shelton resident to perform in 'Little Women' at WestConn - November 12  
WCSU to host 10-Minute Play Festival - November 11
Organic groups set busy agendas - November 11  
Entrepreneurs to discuss their career passions on WCSU panel - November 11
New 'veteran-friendly' initiative to help local veterans - November 10  
Western volleyball team to face Roger Williams Friday in NCAA tournament - November 10  
Newest WCSU building achieves LEED Silver certification - November 10
WCSU to honor veterans on Nov. 11 - November 10  
Western wears LEC volleyball crown - November 9  

Week of November 2 to November 8, 2014

Western volleyball advances to LEC final - November 8  
Former prof's namesake just out of this world - November 7  
Endicott, Western Conn., Daniel Webster prep for Div. 3 hockey - November 7  
WestConn to honor Danbury area veterans - November 7  
WCSU to honor Veterans on Nov. 11 - November 7
'One tiny speck moves around our sun,' carrying his name among the planets - November 7  
Danbury-area business briefs - November 6  
Ex-Wave stars wrap up fall season - November 6  
Asteroid named for retired Western Connecticut State University professor - November 6  
Asteroid named after retired WCSU professor - November 6
Business ethics expert Ron Nahser to lecture at WCSU on Nov. 11 - November 6  
WCSU to screen biography of 'Doc' Brown, oldest Bataan survivor - November 5
Esty overwhelmed Greenberg with organization, ground game - November 5  
Danbury-area business briefs - November 5  
A building with an artist's attitude - November 5  
Business ethics expert Ron Nahser to lecture at WCSU - November 5
'Little Women' on WCSU's MainStage Theatre in November - November 4
Western places high in social mobility ranking - November 4  
Western field hockey advances in LEC tournament - November 4  
Bethel LIVE election coverage Tuesday at 8pm - November 3  
Broadway star to inspire WCSU music/musical theatre students - November 3
November events at WestConn - November 2  
Student news items for Nov. 3 - November 2  
WCSU's new performing arts center a 'game-changer' - November 2  
Fourth quarter surge leads Western Connecticut football past UMass Corsairs, 30-14 - November 2  

Week of October 26 to November 1, 2014

Western volleyball wins two matches - November 1  
Report released on sex assaults at Connecticut colleges - October 31  
WCSU students, faculty to present live election night TV coverage - October 30  
A sweet alternative to trick-or-treating: Oktoberfest Jazz - October 30  
Western's Steele earns LEC volleyball honor - October 30  
Oktoberfest Jazz featuring 'Frankensax' planned for Friday at WestConn - October 30  
Newtowner Jimmy Greene to conduct Oktoberfest Jazz featuring 'Frankensax' Friday at WestConn - October 30  
A sweet alternative to trick-or-treating: Oktoberfest Jazz - October 30
WCSU swimming & diving team raising funds for ailing soccer coach - October 30  
WCSU to help first-year students transition to college life - October 30
WCSU plans sky viewing - October 29  
WCSU teams rally for coach battling brain cancer - October 29  
WCSU students, faculty to present live election night TV coverage - October 29  
Tierney stands tall as Colonial men tie Westfield State - October 29  
WCSU swim & diving team raise money for ailing soccer coach - October 28  
Charter Communications : WCSU students, faculty to present live election night TV coverage - October 28  
'Racism and Wrongful Imprisonment': WCSU graduate to share his story - October 28
Acclaimed poet Brian Turner to read his work at WCSU - October 28
WCSU students, faculty to present live election night TV coverage - October 27
The need for day dream believers: Education and the American Dream - October 27  

Week of October 19 to October 25, 2014

'Run or Dye' 3-mile race steps off at Danbury's WestConn campus - October 25  
Brookline student helps during college's Day of Service - October 24  
Ancell dean already making progress - October 24  
WestConn Swim Team hosts 'Strong for Shaun' for coach fighting cancer - October 24  
Former Chief of U.S. Navy Cyber Forces to speak at Danbury's WestConn - October 24  
WCSU swimming & diving team raising funds for ailing soccer coach - October 24
Danbury's WestConn boasts best social mobility ranking in state - October 24  
Gift of $3M marks 'a momentous day' for WCSU - October 23  
Big brother in the academy - October 23  
Survey acknowledges WCSU as a leader in promoting social mobility - October 23  
Affordability in Danbury, Conn., just over the border - October 22  
Amazing 76-year-old opportunist lives life to the fullest - October 22  
WCSU boasts best social mobility ranking in state - October 22  
Business Buzz - October 22  
Tom Lindberg advises Western Connecticut State University MBA students and faculty to win with winners - October 22  
Saxophonist Jimmy Greene celebrates a 'Beautiful Life' - October 21  
Thurston Moore talks about guitar playing, WestConn and his new band - October 21  
Survey acknowledges WCSU as a leader in promoting social mobility - October 21
Thumbs up, thumbs down - October 20  
Bethel's Sorice awarded by Little East Conference - October 20  
Macricostas family gives $3M to WestConn - October 20  
Fairfield County newsmakers - October 20  
Higher-ed reform or drinking game? You decide - October 20  
Federal spending cuts behind rising unemployment - October 19  
Regional college football roundup: WCSU, New Haven win - October 19  

Week of October 12 to October 18, 2014

Connect the dots from deregulation to aquatic invasives - October 18  
Mack scores in overtime to lift Western football to win - October 18  
Western field hockey beats Fitchburg State - October 18  
Theater alumni return to lead play - October 18  
Fitchburg State football squad falls in overtime - October 18  
Grieving father finds an outlet in his music - October 17  
Economist blames federal spending cuts for 'jobless recovery' - October 17  
Milford businesses promote compassion in honor of Maren Sanchez - October 17  
Macricostas family bestows $3 million to Danbury's WestConn - October 17  
Danbury's first major economic symposium 'The Economy and You' - October 16  
Excitement builds as Homecoming 2014 approaches - October 16
Danbury businessman's $3M donation a 'momentous day' for Western - October 16  
Macricostas Family bestows generous gift of $3 million to Western Connecticut State University - October 16
Danbury's WestConn Honors catering partners As 'Entrepreneurs of the Year' - October 16  
WCSU's Hirshfield to perform piano recital - October 15
'A Book of Common Rituals' by Brian Clements is now available - October 15  
Pianist Roman Rabinovich opens Danbury Concert Association's new season Sunday at WCSU's new Visual and Performing Arts Center - October 15  
Women's tennis team bests St. Joseph as Maynard wins two matches - October 15  
Former U.S. Navy Cyber Forces chief to speak on IT security - October 15
WCSU launches literary journal - October 15
Israeli media expert to discuss wartime photojournalism - October 15
Curtain rises on WCSU's new Studio Theatre with 'Twelfth Night' - October 14
Open House encourages prospective students to learn more about Western - October 14
Recent Western Connecticut grad challenges Bolinsky in 106th District - October 14  
Unravel mysteries of weather in conference at Danbury's WestConn - October 13  
Eannotti and Lin volunteer at WCSU - October 13  
Late WCSU rally sinks Bucs - October 12  
Program aims to shrink mussel population - October 12  
Zebra mussels infest Housatonic River system - October 12  
Ridgefielders Bob Reby & Nick Perna headline Danbury's first major economic symposium - October 12  

Week of October 5 to October 11, 2014

WCSU to present 'Crossing Borders' forum on immigration crisis - October 11
Zebra mussels infest Housatonic River - October 11  
Football team rallies for win - October 11  
WCSU welcomes Dr. David G. Martin as the new Dean for the Ancell School of Business - October 10  
NCAA president Mark Emmert has suggestions for power five conferences in transition toward autonomy - October 9  
WCSU to host panel discussion on 'Wives with Knives'' - October 9
Emmert's script doesn't change NCAA reality - October 9  
Danbury's WestConn hosts conference on compassion, mental wellness - October 9  
Workforce Opportunity Services and Prudential partner to give veterans workplace skills - October 9  
Jimmy Greene mourns daughter's tragic death while celebrating her beautiful life - October 8  
WCSU students help various charities - October 8  
WCSU to host compassion conference - October 8  
Study finds major crimes down in post-casino era - October 8  
Two Ridgefielders participate in WCSU Day of Service - October 8  
NCAA president has wish-list for Power 5 - October 8  
Field hockey, women's soccer teams both claim one-goal victories - October 8  
Pacuku's overtime goal lifts Western men - October 7  
Silent auction to benefit WCSU scholarship - October 7
State SAT results a mixed bag - October 7  
Local softball quartet All-America academic - October 6  
Wilson's pick-six helps lift Western Connecticut football to victory - October 5  

Week of September 28 to October 4, 2014

Survey: More stay-at-home mothers today than in three decades - October 4  
Western Connecticut in Danbury adds men's hockey as NCAA sport - October 4  
Nichols leads football team to win - October 4  
Nicol's sharp debut leads WCSU to win - October 4  
What do world university rankings actually mean? - October 3  
WCSU to host compassion conference - October 2
'American Ninja Warrior' opens new doors for Joseph Moravsky - October 2  
Fifth Tri-State Weather Conference - October 2  
Weather conference at Western Connecticut State University - October 1  
Hyla's two goals lift Western men to victory - October 1  
Area's top business leaders, economists and healthcare experts to headline Danbury's first major economic symposium 'The Economy and You' - September 30  
Western Connecticut State honors a pair of entrepreneurs - September 29  
Lowering mussel occupancy - September 29  
Environmental advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to lecture at WCSU - September 29  
Graduate joins chemistry faculty at Danbury's WestConn - September 29  

Week of September 21 to September 27, 2014

WCSU 'Entrepreneur of the Year Award' to honor Danbury duo - September 27  
Danbury's Naugatuck college branch seeks larger quarters - September 27  
Environmental advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to lecture at WCSU - September 27  
WCSU Marketing Club to host 'Marketing Week' - September 26  
WCSU Marketing Club to host 'Marketing Week' - September 26
Norwalk native earns scholarship to Western Connecticut State - September 26  
WCSU to host Tri-State Weather Conference on Oct. 18 - September 25  
Environmental advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to speak at WestConn in Danbury - September 25  
Two schools decide admissions on the spot - September 25  
WCSU to offer insider's view of new Visual and Performing Arts Center (VPAC) - September 25  
WCSU to host Tri-State Weather Conference on Oct. 18 - September 25  
Quarterback Arndt honored after record-setting performance - September 24  
The unconstitutionality of religious tests: Obama administration makes some progress - September 24  
WCSU to host Tri-State Weather Conference on Oct. 18 - September 24
Dr. Richard McKim returns 'Back to Polytheism' in lecture at WCSU - September 23
Brookfield business partners win entrepreneur award - September 23  
Regional summit aimed at helping businesses - September 23  
Pugliese's hat trick leads Western men to soccer victory - September 23  
WCSU to offer insider's view of new Visual and Performing Arts Center (VPAC) - September 23
Mount Kisco's Robert Kennedy Jr. will give lecture at WestConn - September 23  
Robert Kennedy Jr. will give lecture at WestConn - September 23  
Danbury's first major Economic Symposium 'The Economy and You' - September 22  

Week of September 14 to September 20, 2014

Arndt throws six TD passes to lead Western - September 20  
Alleged trooper shooter Eric Frein cornered in Canadensis? - September 20  
WCSU Visual and Performing Arts Center to host inaugural exhibition, 'Corrugated Worlds: The Work of James Grashow' - September 19
WCSU Visual and Performing Arts Center to host inaugural exhibition, 'Corrugated Worlds: The Work of James Grashow' - September 19  
WestConn athletics dedicates season to help coach with brain tumor - September 18  
WWKD? In Banned Books Week? He'd celebrate reading! - September 18  
Former Panther switches sides to help WestConn - September 18  
Field hockey team falls to Vassar in overtime - September 17  
NCAA president to speak on collegiate sports at WestConn in Danbury - September 17  
Men's soccer rallies for tie - September 16  
'Western Day of Service' to highlight community service efforts - September 16
Western women blank SUNY Purchase - September 15  
September events at Danbury's Western Connecticut State University - September 15  
Partners in catering and wedding venues named 'Entrepreneurs of the Year' - September 15
Mack powers Western Connecticut - September 14  
Shelton man attends FBI training academy - September 14  

Week of September 7 to September 13, 2014

Mack runs wild as Colonials crush Nichols - September 13  
WestConn events this weekend, next week - September 12  
942 students enroll in 'Go Back To Get Ahead' program, Gov says - September 12  
Weekend Events at WestConn - September 12  
Connecticut Kids Closet weekend sale begins Saturday - September 12  
Ives Concert Park to hold new race in Danbury - September 12  
Ives Concert Park hosting brewers, fiddlin' this weekend - September 12  
9/11 Ceremony: Remembering losses & gains - September 11  
WCSU hosting farm to table dinner - September 11  
American flag trees inspire at 9/11 memorial service in Newtown - September 11  
American history as indoctrination: An ongoing attempt to skew children's historical consciousness, - September 10  
On 9/11, a call for patriots of the human race - September 10  
Allen's OT goal lifts Colonials to third straight win in field hockey - September 10  
'American Ninja Warrior' National Finals 2014: Who is Joe Moravsky? Watch 'The Weatherman's' first 3 runs before his Stage 3 try In Season 6 - September 9  
Newtown's Mediassociates among fastest-growing U.S. firms - September 9  
Malloy unveils plan to make college more affordable - September 9  
Milford signs charter to be 'City of Compassion' - September 9  
Jonathan Law students spreading compassion in wake of student's murder - September 9  
How CT colleges stack up in the magazine rankings - September 9  
It's not a secret anymore -- founder of popular website to give lecture at WCSU - September 9
Sales of the day: WCSU to get donation from Whole Foods Market fundraiser - September 9
WCSU alumnus returns to join chemistry faculty - September 8
Ives Concert Park to host back-to-back events on Sept. 13 & 14 - September 8  
Ives Concert Park to host back-to-back events on Sept. 13 & 14 - September 8
Newtown arts festival the place to be this weekend - September 8  
Mothers of Maren Sanchez, Newtown shooting victim, help Milford develop Charter of Compassion - September 8  
Chinese-language school creates a community - September 8  
Western Connecticut State University Alumni Association is hosting annual Golf Outing Sept. 29 - September 8  
WCSU to host visiting artists for M.F.A. lecture series - September 8  
Weston events remember 'The War To End All Wars' - September 8  
Students get safety training for off-campus living - September 7  

Week of August 31 to September 6, 2014

Western field hockey blanks Rivier - September 6  
Storms halt opener at halftime, game to resume today in Danbury - September 6  
Others look to follow Danbury's compassionate lead - September 6  
WCSU to host visiting artists for M.F.A. lecture series - September 5  
Danbury's WestConn unveils $97 million fine arts center - September 5  
WCSU to host visiting artists for M.F.A. lecture series - September 5  
WCSU to host visiting artists for M.F.A. lecture series - September 5
Danbury's WestConn unveils $97 million fine arts center - September 5  
It's official! WCSU cuts ribbon for new School of Visual and Performing Arts Center - September 4
Security implications of the electric smart grid - September 4  
Western field hockey wins - September 4  
NCAA President Mark Emmert to speak at West Conn. on Oct. 8 - September 4  
Ribbon-cutting ceremony opens new arts building at Danbury's WestConn - September 3  
Colonial women notch first win - September 3  
At WCSU, Smith picks up with another standout start - September 3  
NCAA President Mark Emmert to speak at WCSU on Oct. 8 - September 3  
Ribbon-cutting ceremony opens new arts building at Danbury's WestConn - September 3  
It's the heat --- and the humidity - September 2  
Power grid upgrades create security risks - September 1  
Star Watch schedule for the WCSU Observatory and Planetarium - August 31  

Week of August 24 to August 30, 2014

Danbury Girl Scout creates fire-safety program for kids - August 30  
Constitution Day talk slated for Sept. 17 at WCSU - August 30  
September & October events at Western CT State University, Danbury - August 30  
Western volleyball team sweeps through season-opening tournament - August 30  
Western volleyball off to strong start - August 30  
Sponsor the Neil Wagner Golf Tournament - August 29  
The professor-less university - August 28  
Return of Western students a shot in the arm of Danbury economy - August 28  
World's largest Zumba class benefits Susan G. Komen - August 28  
WCSU to host ribbon-cutting ceremony for new Visual and Performing Arts Center - August 28  
Jane Goodall Center for Excellence in Environmental Studies & National Peace Academy co-sponsoring lecture by RFK Jr. at WCSU - August 28  
WCSU to host ribbon-cutting ceremony - August 28
Constitution Day talk slated for Sept. 17 at WCSU, Danbury - August 28  
NCAA President Mark Emmert to speak at Western on Oct. 8 - August 27  
'Night of A Capella' kicks off WCSU Midtown Coffeehouse fall season - August 27  
Western Connecticut State to add men's hockey in 2015-16 - August 27  
NCAA President Mark Emmert to speak at Western on Oct. 8 - August 27
WCSU Alumni Association Neil Wagner Golf Tournament to benefit student scholarships - August 27
Constitution Day talk slated for Sept. 17 at WCSU - August 27

Week of August 17 to August 23, 2014

Western linemen pave the way - August 23  
WestConn's welcoming tradition to continue Monday - August 22  
WestConn welcomes students back to Danbury with 'Gates' ceremony - August 21  
Municipal 'concert parks' host Moody Blues, Tedeschi Trucks Band - August 21  
Traffic expected for WCSU move-in week - August 20  
WCSU cautions of busier-than-usual campus during August 25 move-in week - August 20
Farm-to-Table Dinner Sept. 13 benefits WCSU Permaculture Garden - August 20
WCSU Alumni Association to offer regional networking opportunities - August 20  
Western's Mack ready to step in, make defenders miss - August 20  
WCSU Alumni Association to offer regional networking opportunities - August 19
WCSU Midtown Coffeehouse schedule announced for Fall 2014 - August 19
Danbury High students give teaching a try in WestConn program - August 19  
WestConn program puts high school students to work as tutors - August 19  
Environmental advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to lecture at WCSU - August 18  
Environmental advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to lecture at WCSU - August 18

Week of August 10 to August 16, 2014

Visual and Performing Arts Center to open soon at WCSU in Danbury - August 15  
WestConn police sergeant from Shelton attends elite FBI National Academy - August 14  
WCSU's new $97M facility is an homage to the arts - August 14  
WCSU police sergeant attends elite FBI National Academy - August 13
WCSU's $97 million Danbury Visual and Performing Arts Center to open - August 12  
Moody Blues coming to Ives Concert Park - August 12  

Week of August 3 to August 9, 2014

High expectations for Western football - August 9  
Jazz musician dad of girl killed in Newtown plans album - August 8  
Jazz musician Jimmy Greene's new album 'Beautiful Life' inspired by daughter killed in Newtown tragedy - August 8  
Moravsky chases Ninja Warrior dream - August 8  
Musician dad of girl killed in Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting plans album - August 7  
WCSU-DHS 'teaching fellows' spend summer in the classroom - August 7  
WCSU-DHS 'teaching fellows' spend summer in the classroom - August 7
Jimmy Greene plans album - August 7  
Concerts, culture, markets highlight weekend events in Fairfield County - August 7  
Western's Visual and Performing Arts Center set to open in fall - August 6  
Morgan Heritage, Beres Hammond to headline Danbury Reggae Fest - August 5  
Third Annual Reggae Festival comes to Danbury's Ives Concert Park - August 5  
Sherman man faces 'American Ninja Warrior' challenge - August 4  
World's largest Zumba class benefits fight against cancer - August 3  

Week of July 27 to August 2, 2014

WCSU scholarship will honor fallen soldier - August 1  
New WestConn scholarship honors fallen soldier, son of Stamford cop - July 31  
Series of WCSU readings is free - July 30  
WestConn bookstore in Danbury under new management - July 30  
New WCSU scholarship honors 'service above self' - July 28

Week of July 20 to July 26, 2014

Meeting musicians at Danbury Fields Forever - July 26  
Mayor's proclamation presented at Danbury Fields Forever - July 26  
Danbury proclaims 'Beatles Weekend' - July 25  
Danbury hosts Beatles Music Fest at Ives Concert Park - July 25  
Zumba to break record, raise funds - July 24  
Danbury Mayor proclaims July 26-27 'Beatles Weekend' - July 24  
Connecticut Ballet gives free performance at Danbury's Ives Concert Park - July 24  
Beatles fest back in Danbury - July 23  
Danbury celebrates the Beatles this weekend - July 23  
Danbury Mayor proclaims July 26-27 'Beatles Weekend' - July 23
Danbury Beatles weekend - July 22  
WestConn (WCSU) 2014 Summer String Camp Concert was impressive - July 22  
Beatles festival 'Danbury Fields Forever' at Ives Concert Park - July 20  
WCSU Music Camps offering free July concerts in Danbury - July 20  

Week of July 13 to July 19, 2014

Beatles music festival at Ives Concert Park - July 19  
Beatles festival 'Danbury Fields Forever' at Ives Concert Park - July 18  
Azul soccer team gives fans a glimpse of possible future major league stars - July 17  
Leadership, learning and compassion: The indispensables of education - July 15  
Difference of degrees - July 15  
CFC Azul's last home game a benefit - July 15  
'Come Together' at Beatles-themed festival on July 26, 27 - July 14  

Week of July 6 to July 12, 2014

Free performance by the Connecticut Ballet at Ives Concert Park - July 11  
Beatles Music Festival returns to Ives Concert Park July 26-27, expands to two days - July 11
Free performance by the Connecticut Ballet at Ives Concert Park - July 11
Check, test and educate self on Lyme disease - July 10  
'Two Nights Near Doolin' at Ives - July 10  
Neebo Inc. increases on-campus store count by 19% with addition of 16 new locations - July 10  
Original Irish play staged in unique 'pub' setting returns in Danbury - July 9  
WCSU music camps to offer free concerts - July 9  
WCSU complex is new home of Newtown-based semi-pro soccer team - July 9  
Bristol's Cintorino, Roche have impact with Colonials - July 9  
Free July concerts by WCSU music camp musicians - July 9  
Kevin Gutzman - The folly of today's American exceptionalism, Pt. I - July 9  
WCSU music camps to offer free concerts - July 8
CFC Azul Soccer to be based at WestConn - July 7  
WCSU Westside Athletic Complex new home of amateur soccer team - July 7  
WCSU Westside Athletic Complex new home of amateur soccer team - July 7
Public invited to WCSU M.F.A. program series of readings - July 7
WCSU to stage 'Two Nights Near Doolin' at Ives Concert Park - July 7

Week of June 29 to July 5, 2014

New status for immigrants life-changing - July 5  
Peter Frampton takes the stage at Danbury's Ives Concert Park - July 5  
Frampton to perform in Danbury - July 3  
Car charging stations multiply - July 3  
WCSU invests in the arts with $97M building - July 3  
What to do in and around the Danbury area this weekend - July 3  
Ives Park renovation campaign to get underway, seeking up to $15M - July 3  
What was the American Revolution all about? - July 2  
Top communication tips from the Founding Fathers - July 2  
Danbury's WestConn earns praise with accreditation renewal - July 1  
Summer events at WestConn in Danbury - June 30  
Peter Frampton at Danbury's Ives Concert Park - June 30  
Alumnus gives back by creating new scholarship - June 29  

Week of June 22 to June 28, 2014

Simple, honest 'Events' a compassionate journey - June 26  
The unspeakable in 'The Events' - June 26  
'The Events' depicts the frustrations of asking 'why?' after mass shootings - June 25  
WCSU offers critical response training - June 25
Danbury's WCSU grad starts 'Better Thinking' Scholarship - June 24  
WCSU bookstore under new management - June 23
Lecture to focus on Ferdinand assassination - June 22  

Week of June 15 to June 21, 2014

Norway massacre-based 'The Events' sorts through sadness at Yale Rep - June 21  
Connecticut professor's book gets 'House of Cards' cameos on Netflix - June 20  
2014 WCSU MFA Thesis Exhibition opens today - June 19  
Western athletes honored - June 18  
Project Clear begins next week - June 17  
Live from the International Festival of Arts and Ideas - June 17  
WCSU re-accredited, "Well-Positioned" for success - June 16  

Week of June 8 to June 14, 2014

And a choir shall heal them - June 13  
WCSU alumnus gives back by establishing 'Better Thinking' Scholarship - June 13
WestConn professor teams with friend to host Walk For Alzheimer's Awareness - June 13  
Youth football camp offered in July - June 12  
Ribbons and Rhythms helps battle Alzheimer's - June 11  
The beginning of the end: The origins of World War One - June 11  
Edinburgh hit 'The Events' a highlight of Arts and Ideas Fest - June 10  

Week of June 1 to June 7, 2014

WCSU launches Housatonic Book Awards - June 7  
WCSU theatre arts students to perform in 'The Events' - June 6
Western appoints business school dean - June 6  
Two graduates of Danbury's WestConn heading to elite doctoral programs - June 6  
WCSU announces appointment of Ancell School of Business dean - June 5
WCSU to hold 'Five Artists' M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition in New York - June 5
Semi-pro soccer comes to Danbury - June 4  
WCSU graduates' research experience prepares path to Ph.D. studies - June 3
Danbury's WestConn appoints new dean of business school - June 3  
How news coverage of the Boston Marathon manhunt affected local kids - June 2  
College connects with Farmington High School musicians - June 1  

Week of May 25 to May 31, 2014

Danbury Fields Forever comes together - May 29  
Students at Danbury's WCSU receive Distinguished Barnard Award - May 29  
Upcoming Connecticut concerts: Maxwell, Beatles Fest, Los Lobos - May 28  
Danbury Fields Forever Beatles festival announces full line-up - May 28  
Former Griswold standout excelling in two sports at WCSU - May 26  

Week of May 18 to May 24, 2014

Ives Concert Park's 40th Anniversary: Peter Frampton, Moody Blues and more - May 23  
Connecticut 27th worst for walking - May 20  
Bully Walk aims to educate - May 18  

Week of May 11 to May 17, 2014

Ana Grace Project emerges from Newtown tragedy - May 17  
WCSU projects open windows on 19th-century Danbury - May 16  
GE purchase of Wurldtech focuses on cybersecurity - May 14  
WCSU works with community colleges to widen associate degree access - May 14
Student-veterans at WCSU seek help from one of their own - May 12
Sex assault Bill of Rights for colleges - May 12  
The problem for sports parents: Overspending - May 12  
Western holds commencement - May 11  

Week of May 4 to May 10, 2014

Charge your electric car in New Milford - May 10  
Ridgefield Lyme Disease Task Force's 8th annual WestConn Lyme Awareness Month Seminar and Health Fair - May 10  
WCSU commencement is Sunday - May 7  
Woman travels long road from Ecuador to attain WestConn degree - May 7  
Lyme task force hosts seminar - May 6  
Western Connecticut softball team earns at-large bid to NCAA tournament - May 6  
Top news this week - May 4  

Week of April 27 to May 3, 2014

Western softball advances in LEC tournament - May 3  
Krewella and The Verge Tour invades quiet Connecticut - May 3  
Group works to improve undocumented student aid - May 2  
Danbury Hospital leader, author to speak at WestConn commencements - May 2  
Colonials advance in Little East softball tournament - May 2  
Western Connecticut State running back Octavias McKoy preparing for NFL draft - May 2  
Men's tennis in semis - May 1  
First significant spring rainfall didn't cause significant problems - May 1  
WCSU sets commencement dates; names speakers, honorees - April 30
Western students show 'the future is in great hands' - April 30  
McKoy hopes diligent, long path ends in NFL - April 30  
Scribner hosts discussion with WestConn students on state's economy - April 29  
WCSU to showcase student projects at Western Research Day - April 29  
Reuel Camacho blends R&B, soul, pop at Coffeehouse - April 29  
When special needs children age out of state services system - April 29  
Tsoumakas and Foley lead RIC baseball to game one win in split with Western Connecticut - April 28  
Danbury hosts workshop for prospective weather spotters - April 28  

Week of April 20 to April 26, 2014

Actor to talk about poor choices - April 26  
Western lacrosse teams gear up for conference tournaments - April 26  
WestConn nursing professors publish chapters in award-winning book - April 26  
Students at Danbury's WestConn present 'Aesop's Falables' - April 25  
Best bets: What to do around Danbury this weekend - April 24  
College Notebook - April 23  
Heaton scores six goals to lead Western women - April 23  
Educators disappointed in Supreme Court ruling - April 23  
'A Bronx Tale' star talks about choices at Western - April 23  
WCSU to present 'Aesop's Falables' this weekend - April 23
Jeff 'Tain' Watts to perform at WestConn Jazz Fest in Danbury - April 23  
The Box-Ticking Future of a University Education - April 22  
8th Annual Lyme Disease Seminar and Health Fair at WestConn May 13 - April 22  
WCSU to hold series of events on human trafficking - April 21  
WCSU to hold series of events on human trafficking - April 21  
In forums, events, Danbury's Western Connecticut State U. seeks to spotlight human trafficking - April 21  
WCSU to hold series of events on human trafficking - April 21  
Building strength with mud/ Building character with mud - April 20  
Human trafficking forum to be presented at WCSU on April 21 - April 20  

Week of April 13 to April 19, 2014

Faculty at Danbury's WestConn receive Board of Regents Awards - April 19  
Western women's lacrosse rallies in overtime - April 19  
There be monsters - April 18  
Heaton's five goals lead Western women to victory - April 18  
In Our Schools: Much Earth Day work remains - April 17  
Krewella at WCSU - April 17  
Youth football camp offered in July - April 17  
WCSU program focuses on human trafficking concerns - April 16
Western faculty to receive Board of Regents'awards - April 16
Renowned artist Selina Trieff at WestConn - April 15  
Western players earn weekly honors - April 15  
Jeff 'Tain' Watts, Vanguard Orchestra to perform at WCSU Jazz Fest - April 14
Adoptee access -- a personal story - April 14  
Western Connecticut pulls out one-goal win against Plymouth State - April 13  

Week of April 6 to April 12, 2014

WCSU softball team sweeps Keene State as Roche homers in each game - April 12  
Lavoie's six hits lead Western baseball - April 11  
WestConn to host '10-Minute Play and Webisode Festival' in Danbury - April 11  
Lax women support scholarship fund - April 11  
Western to host Senior Thesis Exhibition - April 10
WCSU to host 10-Minute Play and Webisode Festival - April 9  
Trumbull resident's 10-minute play featured in WestConn festival - April 8  
Ridgefield resident's 10-minute play featured in WestConn festival - April 8  
Colonials land two on Little East's weekly honor roll - April 8  
WCSU to host 10-Minute Play and Webisode Festival - April 8
O'Neill, Ricci and Landon lead RIC women's lacrosse in 23-9, loss to Western Connecticut - April 7  
KREWELLA to headline EMUZE & Karmaloop's Verge campus spring tour 2014 powered by Spotify - April 7  
Frampton, Moody Blues playing Danbury's Ives Concert Park - April 7  
Danbury named third best place to live In Connecticut - April 7  
WCSU M.F.A. in Creative and Professional Writing launches Housatonic Book Awards - April 7
WCSU showcases student projects at Western Research Day - April 7
Regents seek to boost strong points - April 6  

Week of March 30 to April 5, 2014

Regents look to brand campuses - April 5  
Western softball splits with Southern Maine - April 5  
Ives Concert Park ready to rock! - April 4  
Danbury's Ives Concert Park joins forces with Live Nation, names first acts - April 4  
Green energy expert to discuss solar and wind power options at WCSU - April 2
Walk returns to 12 Connecticut towns in 2014 - April 2  
Holistic health fair is Thursday - April 2  
Kids' items sale this weekend - April 2  
Western running back McKoy honored at ECAC banquet - April 2  
Western's Costello earns lacrosse honor - April 1  
Spotlight on Lyme Disease: Seminar and health fair in Danbury - March 31  
White Street task force seeks additional safety improvements - March 31  
Danbury-area residents played key roles in quest for equal rights for women - March 30  
Couple unearths Danbury history - March 30  

Week of March 23 to March 29, 2014

Organizers boast best attendance ever at the latest Parent Empowerment University - March 28  
Task Force to hold meeting on White Street safety - March 27  
Danbury's WestConn hosts pedestrian safety forum - March 26  
WCSU nursing professors publish chapters in award-winning book - March 26
WCSU Opera to present 'Die Fledermaus' - March 25  
Colonials have sunny outlook after Florida trip - March 25  
Western talks about sexual assaults - March 24  

Week of March 16 to March 22, 2014

The ice is clearing for the plunge tomorrow - March 21  
Western M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition opens March 27 - March 21
Winner emerges from marathon Connecticut spelling bee - March 21  
Youth football camp offered in July - March 20  
Mone, 2010 St. Paul champ, finishes up career at WCSU - March 20  
Western softball wins two in Florida - March 20  
Leading poets and scholars to hold poetry reading - March 19  
AZUL PDL to call Western Connecticut State University home - March 19  
How tennis provides Danbury kids life lessons - March 19  
Western baseball team splits twinbill - March 18  
Work on Ana Marquez-Greene Memorial Playground begins in Hartford - March 16  

Week of March 9 to March 15, 2014

WCSU Opera to Mount 'Die Fledermaus' - March 15  
A way to attract more students to Western Connecticut State University - March 14  
Parent empowerment university workshops announced - March 14  
WestConn Society Luncheon to honor Danbury restaurateur - March 14  
Weather lab at WCSU Bridge program - March 13  
Local women influential in quests for equality - March 13  
Notice of public meeting - March 13
Danbury coeds urge kids to stand up to bullies - March 12  
WCSU projects open new windows on 19th century Danbury - March 12
Western highlights women who matter March 12 - March 11  

Week of March 2 to March 8, 2014

Inspirational evening of poetry planned at Newtown's synagogue - March 7  
Western men's lacrosse team pounds Manhattanville - March 6  
Writing can open uncharted territory -- yourself - March 6  
Three from Western on all-league women's team - March 5  
Western holds Women's History Month events - March 5  
Deer are easy targets - March 5  
That was love -- 'Black Men Writing to Live' at Western - March 5  
Cultural Alliance of Western CT opens new gallery show - March 4  
Food and farming confab draws hundreds to WCSU - March 4  

Week of February 23 to March 1, 2014

Sandy Hook remaking its image - March 1  
Western baseball rallies to win opener - March 1  
Ives Concert Park to participate in Fairfield County Giving Day - February 28
WCSU hIghlights Leadership Academy GLOW - February 27  
Valance fuses metal, classical - February 27  
'The Green Bird' will be on stage at WCSU in Danbury - February 26  
Completely different: 'The Green Bird' - February 26  
WestConn Society Luncheon to honor Danbury's Tom Devine - February 26  
Western's Groski earns LEC honor; playoff doubleheader set for Tuesday - February 25  
WCSU Opera to present Strauss' 'Die Fledermaus' - February 25
Western hoop squads advance in LEC tournament - February 25  
"Open Mic Night" at WestConn Coffeehouse - February 25  
Society Luncheon to honor Danbury's Tom Devine - February 25  

Week of February 16 to February 22, 2014

Western basketball teams end regular season with wins - February 22  
Danbury restaurateur honored by Western - February 21  
WCSU celebrates Women's History Month - February 21
Life after that fleeting Olympic moment - February 21  
WestConn Society Luncheon to honor Danbury's Tom Devine - February 20
Capturing spirit, culture of rock 'n' roll - February 20  
Rare soul/country singer Robinson Treacher plays Danbury - February 20  
WestConn, Abbott Tech, Wooster School in Danbury closed Tuesday due to snow - February 18  
Ridgefielders' gift sets record for WestConn - February 18  
WestConn: No classes today - February 18  
2014's 13th storm "more of the same" for public works - February 18  
Western basketball players receive LEC honors - February 18  
Forum with black writers at Western Feb. 19 - February 17  
Danbury Museum presents 'Collections, Community and Conversation' - February 17  

Week of February 9 to February 15, 2014

Marquez scores 31 to lift Western - February 15  
Ridgefield residents donate $1.25 million to Danbury's WestConn - February 14  
Robinson Treacher at Midtown Coffeehouse - February 13  
WCSU announces largest gift in its history - February 13  
Here we snow again - February 12  
Illustrator Zina Saunders to talk at WCSU - February 12  
Snow closes WestConn Thursday - February 12  
Something completely different: WCSU's 'The Green Bird' - February 12
WCSU announces largest gift in its history - February 12
WCSU/WOS project opens new career opportunities for veterans - February 12
CAST debuts new branding as preschool, childcare center - February 12  
Securing a future through social media - February 11  
How social media can "jumpstart" your career - February 11  
Western's Brandt earns Little East Conference honor - February 10  
WCSU to present spring semester biology research seminars - February 10

Week of February 2 to February 8, 2014

Western basketball teams sweep Plymouth State - February 8  
Home schooling numbers and opportunities grow - February 8  
WCSU and Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra team up for concert in Danbury - February 7  
Art exhibits - February 6  
Live jazz sextet plays Danbury tonight - February 6  
WestConn hosts opening for Rock & Roll Exhibition in Danbury - February 6  
WestConn meteorologist: Good, old-fashioned winter strikes Easton-Weston - February 5  
WCSU 'Rock & Roll' exhibit set - February 5  
WestConn's Thursday opening delayed - February 5  
Snow closes WestConn Wednesday - February 4  
WestConn: No classes, no activities on 2/5 - February 4  
WCSU invites public to share in 'Black Men Writing Project' - February 4
Chamber music concert to remember Sandy Hook victims - February 4  
Higher temps, heavier snow - February 4  
WCSU vet affairs coordinator ready to assist you - February 3  
Winter conference of the Northeast Organic Farming Association is at WestConn - February 3  
WestConn closed today - February 3  
Western Connecticut State University hosts art lecture series - February 3  
Some snow Monday morning, more later this week - February 2  

Week of January 26 to February 1, 2014

Western basketball teams sweep UMass Dartmouth - February 1  
RSO-WCSU Chamber Concert to include Frucht's tribute to Newtown victims - January 31  
Milton makes music at Midtown - January 30  
WCSU to host Northeast region college debate tournament - January 28
WCSU, RSO partner for chamber music concert - January 28  
Connecticut's largest sustainable food and agriculture conference on March 1 - January 27  
WCSU in Danbury to host exhibit of rock & roll artistry - January 27  

Week of January 19 to January 25, 2014

Western men's basketball beats Southern Maine - January 25  
WCSU, RSO partner for chamber music concert - January 24
Republican Caucus elects town committee - January 23  
'Open Mic Night' at WestConn Coffeehouse tonight - January 23  
WestConn: Noon opening - January 22  
More snow, cold to come - January 22  
WCSU will close at noon Tuesday - January 21  
WCSU swimmer Laprine sets school record - January 21  
Snow closes WestConn at noon Tuesday - January 21  
Danbury celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. legacy - January 20  
WCSU to offer art slide lecture series - January 20  
WCSU to host College Goal Sunday - January 20  

Week of January 12 to January 18, 2014

Underwood leads Western men to overtime victory - January 18  
Free Coffeehouse Concert Series at WCSU - January 18  
Danbury Museum presents 'Collections, Community and Conversation' - January 17  
College presidents try to boost enrollment with personal calls to students - January 17  
WCSU to host art lectures - January 17  
Open mic, headliners come to WestConn in Danbury - January 16  
WCSU kicks off free Coffeehouse Concert Series tonight - January 16  
WCSU announces Midtown Coffeehouse line-up - January 15
WCSU to offer art slide lecture series - January 15
Artist Ken Kewley presents lecture - January 14  
WCSU graduate will be principal of Danbury's new middle school - January 14  
'College Goal Sunday' helps students get financial aid - January 13  

Week of January 5 to January 11, 2014

Western basketball teams beat Plymouth State - January 11  
NCAA President to deliver lecture at Western Connecticut State University - January 10  
LaBanca to lead new Danbury magnet school - January 9  
WCSU graduate selected as principal of Danbury's newest school - January 9
WCSU to host College Goal Sunday - January 9
Vaccines not enough for some college students - January 8  
NCAA President Mark Emmert to speak at Western on Feb. 5 - January 8
Scranton wins tourney, Western women 3rd - January 5  

Week of December 29 to January 4, 2014

Schools closed; area towns prepare - January 3  
Snowstorm not as bad as expected; cold temps will cause more problems - January 3  
Western women set to host Hat City tournament - January 3  
Accrediting group praises WCSU - January 2  
WCSU to host Rock & Roll Exhibition - January 2
Father of slain Sandy Hook student writes emotional letter to self - January 1  
2013 in review: Connecticut enacts historic gun control laws - December 30  
WCSU expects reaccreditation - December 30  

Week of December 22 to December 28, 2013

The 10 most fascinating people of 2013 - December 28  
'Two science headlines of 2013 that everyone should know' - December 26  
Conn. students may qualify for retroactive degrees - December 26  
Community college students could get retroactive degrees - December 25  
Connecticut NAACP 100 Most Influential Blacks in Connecticut - December 23  
Danbury's WestConn gains reaccreditation; student success praised - December 23  

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