New Milford man re-arrested on drug charges

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NEW MILFORD — A 30-year-old local man was arraigned Monday on first degree failure to appear charges. Roger Birch, of Pickett District Road, New Milford was arrested Saturday on an active warrant for first-degree failure to appear issued by Superior Court in Bristol. The rearrest order related to drug charges and illegal possession of a […] [Read More]
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Missing Danbury man sought

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DANBURY — Danbury Police have issued a missing adult bulletin for Troy Maillet, , 41, of Danbury. Mallet is described as being a white man with brown hair and brown eyes, 6-feet tall and weighing 165 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, blue jeans and black shoes. He has been missing since […] [Read More]
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John Patrick (Courtesy of West Conn)

Internet guru to speak about new book April 22 at West Conn

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Internet guru John Patrick will make a presentation at West Conn on April 22 regarding his new book, “Health Attitude.” The book explores the power of information technology in transforming the delivery of health care services in the United States. Patrick, a Ridgefield resident, will discuss his vision for overcoming technological barriers to achieve fundamental […] [Read More]
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Lidia Quilligana

Prosecutor: ‘horrific’ video shows 3-year-old burned on stove by nanny

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DANBURY – A 31-year-old nanny was caught on camera burning the hands and leg of a 3-year-old girl she was baby-sitting, a prosecutor told a judge on Monday. “I have seen the video and it is one of the most horrific things I have ever seen,” Assistant State’s Attorney Deborah Mabbett said. “You can hear […] [Read More]
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Snowy morning commute in Danbury area

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Some light snowfall hasn’t impacted the Monday morning commute with no significant delays in the Danbury area. The morning snow showers will taper off with cloudy skies and high temperatures reaching 50 degrees. Temperatures will be in the mid-40s on Tuesday and Wednesday before reaching about 60 degrees on Thursday and Friday. [Read More]
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Babysitter accused of burning child, man charged in sex assault due in court

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Two people who were arrested over the weekend will be arraigned on Monday. Lidia Quilligana, 31, of Danbury, was arrested Friday night for intentionally burning a child she was babysitting, police said. The child, whose age was not released, suffered bruising and second-degree burns, police said. Quilligana was charged with first-degree assault, risk of injury […] [Read More]
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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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