Interstate 84 at exit 2 in Danbury, Conn., after the 9 p.m. travel ban Monday, Jan. 26.

Statewide travel ban in effect

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A travel ban is now in effect for all Connecticut roads. Governor Dannel P. Malloy ordered the ban to begin at 9 p.m. but there’s no word on when roads will re-open. “If current predictions are accurate, we will need people to stay off the roads so that emergency personnel and utility crews can get […] [Read More]
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‘President Obama’ closes Danbury schools

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Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton apparently took too long to decide whether or not to close Danbury Public Schools on Tuesday. With some forecasts calling for about 30 inches of snow in this area, a “higher-ranking official” made the decision himself. Check out his message to Danbury students below:   To learn more about comedian Dion […] [Read More]
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No issues on state roads near Danbury

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With the 9 p.m. travel ban approaching, state roads in the Greater Danbury area are quickly clearing up, according to police. As of 7 p.m., few drivers were still on the road and everyone was driving slowly, police said. No major accidents were reported on nearby state roads in the afternoon or early evening, according […] [Read More]
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Ridgefield Blizzard Advisory Update

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RIDGEFIELD FIRST SELECTMAN RUDY MARCONI’S STORM ADVISORY MESSAGE AS OF 6 P.M. MONDAY: Ridgefield is anticipating 24 inches to 30 inches of snow and high winds over the next 24 hours and well into Tuesday. Extra police and fire/EMS and highway personnel have been called in. Emergency management personnel are at work. Ridgefield has declared […] [Read More]
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Brookfield Blizzard Advisory Update

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BROOKFIELD —  The Town of Brookfield will be partially activating our EOC as of 2100 hours tonight. The TEMPORARY primary contact telephone number will be(203) 994-8311 – Wayne Gravius or (203) 775-2575 – Brookfield Police Headquarters. Additional telephone contacts will be provided as the EOC stands up more fully – overnight or in the early morning on Tuesday. We […] [Read More]
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Greater Danbury area School Closings 1/27

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GREATER DANBURY AREA SCHOOL CLOSINGS FOR TUESDAY DUE TO STORM DANBURY: All Schools Closed BROOKFIELD: All Schools Closed BETHEL: All Schools Closed; Superintendent will give update Tuesday afternoon on possible morning delay or closing on Wednesday. NEW MILFORD: All Schools Closed NEWTOWN: Information Not available; parents will receive call from district RIDGEFIELD: All Schools Closed; […] [Read More]
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Three plow trucks clear the snow on Main Street in Newtown, Conn., on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in this file photo.

‘We’re ready, Newtown’s Llodra says as storm bears down on region

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NEWTOWN — First Selectman E. Patricia Llodra said that the town is as ready as it can be for Storm Juno, which is expected to cover most of the state with about to feet of snow. “We are fully prepared,” she said. “We have a great emergency preparedness team and we’ve already met twice today […] [Read More]
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NEW MILFORD B OF ED BUDGET MEETING CHANGE

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NEW MILFORD — The budget hearings originally scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday for the New Milford Board of Education have been postponed due to the storm. They have been rescheduled to Thursday and Friday. The meetings will still be held at Sarah Noble Intermediate School each night beginning at 7 p.m.   [Read More]
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