DANBURY, Conn. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Danbury last week:
- Three local students – Alyssa Barrett, 17, and Olivia Harris, 16, both of Danbury High School, and Mackenzie Mitchell, 15, of Immaculate High School – were chosen to serve on the Youth Volunteer Corps (YVC) International Youth Advisory Board.
- Connecticut declares Ebola a public health emergency as Gov. Dannel Malloy allows state officials to coordinate a targeted quarantine.
- President Barack Obama finished up his two-hour whirlwind fundraising trip to Connecticut.
- Western Connecticut State University in Danbury is hosting an economic symposium, “The Economy and You,” on Thursday, Oct. 16, at 6 p.m. at the Ives Concert Hall.
- The Danbury Fire Department officially promoted T.J Wiedl to fire chief and Training Officer Mark Omasta to assistant fire chief.
- Connecticut’s first stand-alone Chick-fil-A restaurant opens at 156 Federal Road in Danbury.
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