Film to Raise Awareness of Still River History

Aug 16th, 2011 | By | Category: General

From a stinking cesspool to the home of ever increasing types of fish, the river may be still no more.

The Still River has never seemed very still to longtime residents who know that the river has flooded it’s way throughout Danbury’s history. Dave Bonan, 1999 graduate of Western Connecticut State University, local activist, agitator, and film maker said, “There were various sources that referred to it as the Still River because it was dead before the first hat was even produced in the 1790s. The sewage was in there long before the hatters. The river was commonly known to be dead.”

Read more here: Film to Raise Awareness of Still River History – Danbury, CT Patch.

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