Flagpole Photographers Camera Club will sponsor its first New England Camera Club Council (NECCC) Fall Competition for Digital Projected Images on Thursday, November 20, at C.H. Booth Library.
NECCC is made up of over 80 camera clubs located in Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Vermont. The club hosts a series of interclub competitions in the fall, winter and spring.
The Northern Fairfield Professionals, a networking group focusing on people in transition, will meet Tuesday, November 11, from 5:30 to 8 pm, at the Knights of Columbus building at 46 Church Hill Road (east of the St Rose Church sanctuary, in the second floor meeting room).
Professionals and entrepreneurs are invited for networking, followed by a speaker presentation at 6 pm by Stacey Cohen, founder of Co-Communications, Inc, on “Keys To Build A Winning Personal Brand.”
An accident involving two tractor-trailer trucks on eastbound Interstate 84 early on the morning of Friday, November 7, resulted in the death of a Pennsylvania trucker and his pet dog.
The collision caused non-hazardous cargo spillage from both trucks, a six-hour closure of a section of I-84 for accident reconstruction by state police, and extensive travel delays on local secondary roads as morning-rush motorists took detours off I-84 to get around the accident scene.
There’s a chill in the air, so it must be time for chili.
Friday, November 7, will be Player Appreciation Night at St Rose Bingo. Along with the usual Bingo fun, organizers are planning chili and other hot foods for sale at the concession stand, together with homemade dessert treats and complimentary coffee.
The evening will feature an expanded free raffle with even more prizes and goodies.
Police are investigating a recent crime in which an elderly man was lured out of his Appleblossom Lane home and into his backyard, during which time a burglar or burglars secretly entered his house and swiftly stole an estimated $4,500 worth of valuables from within, escaping without the man realizing that crimes had occurred.
Police Detective Jason Frank said November 3 that the crime took place at about 3 pm on Friday, October 17.
Splattered with multicolored paints that in some spots took days to dry, the many pieces of a large, handmade flower — each petal the size of a skateboard — are waiting for assembly and public display.
Artist Dave Brooker coordinated the public art project, completed during the Newtown Arts Festival. The helping hands of nearly 400 children and adults all added their dashes of paint to the roughly 14-foot, 34-part artwork, which is now looking for a home.