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Barn Fire in Bridgewater: Update

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Update 2:25 p.m. It took only 10 minutes for the Bridgewater Fire Department to put out an equipment fire at Stuart Family Farm in Bridgewater. A small tractor had caught on fire while inside one of the farm’s barns said Joe Kuchinski, of Bridgewater Fire Department. The fire produced heavy smoke and flames, destroying the […] [Read More]
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Two car accident backs up I84 westbound. Department of Transportation.

Bad traffic on I-84 in Newtown

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A two car accident stopped traffic on Interstate 84 westbound Thursday morning. One lane of the highway was closed  just before Exit 10 due to the accident as two ambulances responded. Minor injuries were reported. The lane is now open. Traffic was backed up to Exit 14 in Southbury as police and EMS cleared the […] [Read More]
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More snow for Danbury

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Days after a blizzard made its way through the state, residents will be hit with more snow starting Thursday night. It will be a chilly day in Danbury, according to the National Weather Service. The high for the day will be in the upper 20s, however, there will be wind chill values between 5 and […] [Read More]
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Police still probing death at Danbury mall

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Police are still investigating the apparent suicide of a man in the Danbury Fair mall last weekend. The 50-year-old Danbury man stabbed himself inside a Sears bathroom Saturday afternoon, police said. His name still has not been released but police said the man was not an employee of the store. The investigation is open pending […] [Read More]
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WCHN Out-patient offices reopen today

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THE FOLLOWING WESTERN CONNECTICUT HEALTH NETWORK OUT-PATIENT MEDICAL OFFICES ARE RE-OPENING WEDNESDAY, JAN. 28, FOR REGULAR OPERATIONS: Western CT Medical Group Practices Western CT Health Network Imaging Centers Western CT Health Network Lab Drawing Stations Danbury Hospital’s Seifert & Ford Family Community Health Center Ridgefield Surgery Center Call your physician/outpatient office to reschedule appointments missed […] [Read More]
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School delays announced for Wednesday

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As residents and professional crews continue to clear out the half a foot of snow dumped in the Greater Danbury area during last night’s storm, officials tonight are announcing school delays for several districts in the region Wednesday morning. As of 6:30 p.m., public schools in the following districts will have a two-hour delayed opening […] [Read More]
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Parking Ban in New Milford ended

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NEW MILFORD — THE PARKING BAN AND SNOW EMERGENCY WAS LIFTED IN NEW MILFORD AT 4 PM TUESDAY. THE CROSSOVER STREETS ON THE VILLAGE GREEN HAVE REOPENED AND PARKING ON THE STREETS IS AGAIN ALLOWED.   [Read More]
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Newtown roads in good shape, officials say

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NEWTOWN — Town officials said that roads are in good shape with the final sanding and salting to be completed “by dinner time” today, according to Fred Hurley, the director of the Department of Public Works “Very relieved that we didn’t get hit with the whole kit and kaboodle,” he said. “All things considered, it […] [Read More]
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