Pamela Hochstetter (Courtesy of the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut)

Cultural Alliance to hold creative workshop in Danbury

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The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut will host a four-week “Build Your Creative Courage” workshop beginning April 30 at its home, @287 Gallery & Meeting Place on Main Street. Artists, business and creative professionals, designers and writers are invited to the workshop, which will be led by painter and sculptor Pamela Hochstetter, who will guide […] [Read More]
Categories: arts, Danbury
The neighborhood museum on Long Ridge Road, the city's only Scenic Road.

Danbury church plan ditched amid opposition

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DANBURY – An unaffiliated church has dropped its plan to buy an 18-acre ridgetop property after public protests by neighbors along the city’s only Scenic Road. A representative for the church known as BRN gave no reason in a letter last week withdrawing an application for zoning breaks that the church needed to complete the […] [Read More]
Categories: community, Danbury
NMPD Officer David Petersen during a speeding enforcement program in September

Distracted driving crackdown in New Milford

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NEW MILFORD — New Milford Police are taking part in a statewide distracted driving enforcement starting April 1. The campaign is called “U DRIVE. U TEXT. U PAY” and is sponsored by the Natioanal Highway Traffic Safety Administration, that has named April “National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.” Police along with the DOT Highway Safety Office […] [Read More]
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Volunteers Al Tani (left) and Don Wright cook up a meal at Loaves & Fishes present site

Loaves & Fishes new application before Zoning

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NEW MILFORD — Loaves & Fishes Hospitality House has filed a new special permit application with New Milford Zoning Commission to construct a facility on Bridge Street. The new application was filed March 27 after variances had been approved for the site by the Zoning Board of Appeals in February. The pre-existing non-conforming structure that […] [Read More]
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Boehringer smoke evacuation faulty blower

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RIDGEFIELD — Ridgefield Fire Department reports that a faulty blower in the HVAC system at Boehringer Ingelhiem offices sent smoke through the building Monday afternoon. Employees were sent home as it was near closing time and conditions uncomfortabble,  according to Capt. Dave McDevitt, of Ridgefield Fire.   [Read More]
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Two juvenile males arrested for spraying graffiti in Ridgefield

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Two 15-year-old boys from Ridgefield were arrested on Friday after spraying graffiti on a cars and buildings, Ridgefield Police said. The young people were caught just past 6:15 p.m. near the Casagmo Condominiums after defacing a parked car in the complex. They also put graffiti on other cars and business in the area earlier that […] [Read More]
Categories: crime, Ridgefield

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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