Police: Bethel sexual assault in front of child

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BETHEL — A 24-year-old Bethel man is facing sexual assault charges after being arrested Saturday night. Marcello Astudillo, of Drummers Lane, Bethel was arrested Saturday about 11:30 p.m. as the result of an investigation by police into a domestic violence complaint. The victim reported that Astudillo assaulted and sexually assaulted her in the presence of […] [Read More]
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Former Secretary of the State Susan Bysieewicz throws her support behind David Gronbach for New Milford's next mayor

Gronbach launches mayoral campaign

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NEW MILFORD — Some 100 Democrats turned out Sunday for mayoral candidate David Gronbach’s campaign launch at The American Kitchen. Gronbach is challenging six term Republican mayor Pat Murphy and the turnout Sunday showed the anticipation Democrats in New Milford feel that a change is in the air, Gronbach said. “This is a tremendous turnout,” […] [Read More]
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Police: woman intentionally burned child

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DANBURY — A 31-year-old city woman is facing assault charges for the reported abuse of a child she was babysitting. Lidia Quilligana, of Homestead Avenue, Danbury was arrested Friday about 8:30 p.m. when police went to a residence to investigate injuries sustained to a child including bruising and second degree burns, police said. The child […] [Read More]
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Sandy Hook man facing motor vehicle assault

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NEWTOWN — A 49-year-old Sandy Hook man is facing assault with a motor vehicle charges stemming from a December 2014 incident. Kenneth Dell, of Shepaug Road, Sandy Hook was arrested March 25 on a warrant from an investigation into a Dec. 19, 2014 incident, according to Newtown Police. Dell was charged with driving under the […] [Read More]
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Bethel man charged with DUI

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NEW MILFORD — A 22-year-old Bethel man was charged with drunken driving Saturday in New Milford. Shane Michael Merrick, of Elgin Avenue, Bethel was stopped near 355 Litchfield Road Saturday about 12:48 a.m. The stop led to his arrest on charges of speeding and drivfing under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Further details were […] [Read More]
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Homeless man held for failure to appear

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NEW MILFORD — A homeless man from Danbury was arrested in New Milford Friday on three outstanding court set warrants. Joshua Pugliese, 26, of Danbury, was found to have three warrants on Friday during an unrelated investigation, police said. Pugliese was arrested on three warrant for failure to appear issued by Superior Court in Bantam. […] [Read More]
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New Haven warrant arrest of New Milford man

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NEW MILFORD — A 21-year-old New Milford man was arrested Friday on a warrant for second-degree failure to appear in Superior Court in New Haven. Steven Cronin, of Aspetuck Avenue, New Milford was arrested during a motor vechicle stop for having an expired registration when the warrant was discovered, police said. He was released on […] [Read More]
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Musicals at Richter presenting "Annie Jr."  at Richter House in 2014. Contributed photo

Danbury theater group holding auditions

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DANBURY – Musicals at Richter will hold auditions next week for those interested in performing during the group’s 2015 season. The auditions for performers 14 and older will run from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday and from 1:30 to 5 p.m. April 4. They will take place at the Richter Arts Center, 100 […] [Read More]
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