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Bullet hole found in another Ridgefield car

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RIDGEFIELD – Days after two cars parked in a Bennetts Farm Road driveway were found with bullet holes, Ridgefield police said another car on that road also was shot. Officers inspected the car Thursday evening and determined that the vehicle was struck by a single round while parked unoccupied outside the house,  which is near […] [Read More]
Categories: crime, Ridgefield
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New Fairfield driver charged with DUI

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Danbury police arrested a New Fairfield man after a traffic stop on Main Street Friday. Police said officers observed a green Buick “swaying back and forth” in the area of Keeler Street at around 3 a.m. After stopping the car, police detected an odor of alcoholic beverage emanating from the driver, 21-year-old Devin F. Kopet. […] [Read More]
Categories: crime, Danbury, New Fairfield
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Light snow possible in Danbury area

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Forecasters are expecting a cloudy and chilly weekend in Fairfield County. Parts of the state could see a light snow accumulation before 9 p.m. Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. The chance of snow showers or flurries in Danbury is 40 percent during the day and 20 percent at night. Temperatures in the area […] [Read More]
Categories: Snow, weather

Ban on taking alewives, blueback herring extended in Connecticut waters

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Taking alewives and blueback herring from most inland and marine waters in Connecticut has been extended another year to March 31, 2016, the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced on Friday. The prevention began in April 2002 and has been extended each year because there has been no improvement in population size. […] [Read More]
Categories: conservation
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Cops: Ridgefield man assaulted another downtown

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RIDGEFIELD — A 20-year-old Ridgefield resident was arrested Monday after he hit another man on the corner of Main and Prospect streets, according to police. Police were called to the area around 7:45 p.m. for a report of an assault. The complainant told them a young white male had struck him in the head with his fist, police said. […] [Read More]
Categories: crime, Ridgefield

Interfaith Seder on Palm Sunday in Newtown

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NEWTOWN – The annual interfaith Seder will be held on Palm Sunday at the Newtown Congregational Church. The Seder is the ceremonial meal that marks the beginning of the Jewish feast known as Passover, which begins this year at sunset on April 3. Palm Sunday is the beginning of Holy Week for Christians, leading up […] [Read More]
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Man charged with sexual assault, risk of injury

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Danbury police have charged a West Hartford man on four counts of first-degree sexual assault and eight counts of risk of injury to a minor. Detectives from the department’s Special Victims Unit traveled to West Harford Friday morning to arrest Pedro Souza, 52. Police said the crime occurred in Danbury and the investigation began in 2014, […] [Read More]
Categories: crime, Danbury
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Danbury teen facing drug charges

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An 18-year-old Danbury man was arrested Tuesday after police said he was caught with marijuana and paraphernalia inside a car parked by Tarrywile Park. Police said they were called to Tarrywile Lake Road around 4:30 p.m. for a report of a suspicious vehicle. When officers arrived, they immediately detected an odor of marijuana emanating from […] [Read More]
Categories: crime, Danbury