As Muslims across the Greater Danbury area and around the world observe Ramadan, The News-Times examines this month-long holiday, which requires fasting during the day.

The News-Times explores Ramadan through the culture and traditions of one of Danbury's growing religious communities, which now includes the presence of two mosques on Main Street in Danbury,

For those unfamiliar with Ramadan, what does the holiday mean? What does it commemorate, and why is it important? What is it like to fast for the better part of a month?

To learn the answers to these questions and more, be sure to read our coverage Sunday, Aug. 7, exclusively in the print edition of The News-Times.