Candlewood Lake is the largest lake in Connecticut and is the center for weekend fun in five local towns; Brookfield, Danbury (city), New Fairfield, New Milford and Sherman.

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Most people know a few facts or the origin story of the lake, but there is so much more to know than you ever imagined.

Things You May Not Know About Greater Danbury's Candlewood Lake

Mike Allen is our former News Director and the man we go to, to provide "so much more than you ever imagined." Mike joins the Ethan and Lou Show every Tuesday morning for a segment called: "The Place You Live." This week, he presented part 1 of 2 on Candlewood Lake. Allen shared his research and we learned the following:

Below is a diagram of roads under the lake

Mike Allen
Mike Allen

You can find out more about Candlewood Lake next week on the Ethan and Lou Show in the feature we call: "The Place You Live." Mike Allen will join the show at 8:20 & 8:50 to share part 2 of his research.

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