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FuelCell Energy Reports First Quarter Revenues Up

Mar 13th, 2012 | By

FuelCell Energy reported total revenues for the first quarter of 2012 of $31.3 million compared to $28.1 million in the same period last year. Product sales and revenues in the first quarter increased 15 percent to $29.6 million compared to $25.8 million in the prior year quarter, due to increasing demand for Direct FuelCell power plants, components and installation services.

Norwalk River Valley Trail officials take plans on the road

Feb 22nd, 2012 | By

Officials from the Norwalk River Valley Trail (NRVT) played to a packed house last week at the Gilbert and Bennett School, presenting and soliciting feedback for their planned 27-mile trail from Danbury to Calf Pasture Beach. … Current plans for the five town trail start at the Danbury train station and run south along Main

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Local Residents Create Working Models for Lighthouse Competition

Dec 27th, 2011 | By

Amid the calm of the deep, blue swirling walkways of the Maritime Aquarium, beacons of light flash out to light the way. Residents in Danbury, Newtown and Bethel entered their homemade creations in the Norwalk Maritime Aquarium’s 2011 Festival of Lighthouses. For more on this story, visit: Local Residents Create Working Models for Lighthouse Competition

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Greenwich Train Riders to Get Peace and Quiet

Dec 20th, 2011 | By

As of Monday, Jan. 9, about 18 Metro-North Railroad trains that operate between Grand Central Terminal and New Canaan, Danbury, Waterbury and New Haven, will have quiet cars during select peak times, according to a statement from the railroad. For more on this story, visit: Greenwich Train Riders to Get Peace and Quiet.

Bridgeport, Danbury officials to discuss bus route

Nov 14th, 2011 | By

BRIDGEPORT — Bridgeport and Danbury transit officials will discuss the possibility of a new bus route between the two cities, Greater Bridgeport Transit CEO Doug Holcomb said Wednesday. The bus line would pass through Newtown and Monroe. Newtown currently has no public transportation and Monroe has limited public transportation to and from Bridgeport. For more

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Dave Bonan celebrates 10 years as commuter cyclist

Oct 19th, 2011 | By

Dave Bonan Gave Away His Car In 2001 And Has Since Logged Thousands Of Miles On His Bike

Galante trash customers eligible for settlements

Oct 10th, 2011 | By

DANBURY — Commercial customers who did business with Automated Waste Disposal or Thomas Refuse Services in Danbury between 2002 and 2004 are eligible for restitution from a fund established by the settlement of a court case resulting from a lawsuit against James Galante brought by the state of Connecticut. For more on this story, visit:

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Film to Raise Awareness of Still River History

Aug 16th, 2011 | By

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,

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Danbury-based solar energy company poised for growth

Aug 14th, 2011 | By

Seaboard Solar officials essentially lease the roof from a building owner, construct a solar array and sell the power that is generated to the tenants at a rate 10 to 30 percent lower than the usual price.

Earth Matters: The Highlands are right here | Robert Miller, The Danbury NewsTimes

Jul 26th, 2011 | By

The 3.5 million-acre swath of the Appalachian Mountains in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Connecticut known as the Highlands, runs through Danbury up into the state’s northwest corner.

Danbury students convert trash heap into park

Jun 4th, 2011 | By

Teachers at the ACCESS alternative school in Danbury who wanted to have their lunch outside used to sit at a picnic table that overlooked a garbage heap. The staff and students at the ACCESS spent a month this spring transforming the area into a community park. Read more here: Danbury students convert trash heap into park

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A Danbury Project Is Revived

Dec 5th, 2010 | By

WCI started work on the project in 2006, but after buyers had moved in, the company ran into financial trouble. Construction at Rivington stopped, and WCI filed for bankruptcy in 2008. Now, the national developer Toll Brothers is picking up where WCI left off. It bought the property last month and plans to start construction

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Jane Goodall to inspire adult leaders

Sep 18th, 2010 | By

Every day, fifth-graders at Western Connecticut Academy for International Studies, a magnet school in Danbury, push a barrel full of food scraps from the lunch room to a compost pile, where it rots into dirt for the school garden.

Bethel is done negotiating over proposed water tank

Sep 13th, 2010 | By

Lee Hoffman, an attorney representing Bethel in the appeal, said the tank was included in a five-year water supply plan that was approved two years ago by the state Department of Public Utility and the state health department. At the time, Hoffman said, Danbury officials received a copy of the report and didn’t file any

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Danbury council members look to preserve Lee Farm

Aug 24th, 2010 | By

DANBURY — Several City Council members are requesting that the full council explore ways to preserve the Lee Farm property as open space. The issue of preserving the land, which lies near Wooster Heights and Starrs Plain roads, came to the forefront recently when military officials announced that a portion of the Lee Farm property

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FuelCell Energy sells 1.4MW fuel cell power plant to G3 Power

Aug 23rd, 2010 | By

FuelCell Energy, a manufacturer of ultra-clean power plants using renewable and other fuels, has announced the sale of a 1.4MW DFC1500 fuel cell power plant to G3 Power Systems. The power plant will be installed at Olivera Egg Ranch, a poultry ranch located in French Camp, California. It will utilize renewable biogas for fuel, converting

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