Schools close early in preparation for blizzard

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Due to the impending blizzard, many schools in the region will be closing early on Monday. The snow is likely to start after 3 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Monday’s daytime snow accumulation will be one to two inches. However, during the night is when residents will start to see the heaviest snow, […] [Read More]
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Brookfield man held on stalking charge

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NEWTOWN — A 26 year old Brookfield man is facing threatening and stalking charges. Joseph Aragi, Big Buck Hill Road, Brookfield was arrested by Newtown Police about 8:29 p.m. on a warrant for charges of violation of a restraining order, first-degree harassment first-degree stalking and first-degree threatening. Aragi was held on $50,000 cash bond for […] [Read More]
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Newtown Police seek public assistance

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NEWTOWN — Newtown Police are asking for help from the public in solving two burglaries and a motor vehicle accident investigation. On Jan. 20 about 2:35 a.m. police found a utility pole that had been hit and brought down at 3 Hattertown Road, bringing wires down across the road. The road was closed as a […] [Read More]
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Bridgewater garage fire had no injuries

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BRIDGEWATER — A garage fire on Olive Lane in Bridgewater about 6:44 p.m. Saturday was fully involved when Bridgewater Volunteer Fire Department firefighters arrived on the scene. No one was injured as a result of the fire, according to Bridgewater Fire Chief Eric Gsell. Roxbury Volunteer Fired Department and Water Witch Hose Co. No. 2 […] [Read More]
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New Milford garage fire sends two to hospital

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NEW MILFORD — A garage fire Sunday about 12:30 a.m. on Holly Lane in New Milford sent two people to New Milford Hospital for smoke inhalation, according to police. Police and EMS were dispatched to 3 Holly Lane about 12:30 a.m. Sunday for the rreport of a vehicle on fire in a garage. When officers […] [Read More]
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Suicide reported at Danbury Fair Mall

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UPDATE: JAN. 25: 11:02 a.m. Danbury Police have released this further information on the apparent suicide at Sears. On Saturday about 2:53 p.m. Danbury police, fire and ems responded to Sears at the Danbury Fair mall, 7 Backus Avenue, in reference to a possible stabbing. On arrival they located a white man in his 50′s […] [Read More]
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Cops: Danbury woman, boyfriend charged after trying to leave crash scene

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A Danbury couple was arrested early Saturday morning following a crash on Triangle Street, according to police. Karen Loor, 19, of Fairfield Ave., was charged with evading responsibility, driving without a license and traveling too fast for conditions. Her boyfriend, Rafael Freire-Recuenco, 38, of Town Hill Ave., was charged with conspiracy to evade responsibility and […] [Read More]
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Erica Chatting, 32, clears her car of snow early Saturday morning so she can get to work job as a pilates instructor at the Pilates Center of Danbury, January 24, 2015. Photo: Carol Kaliff

Storm dumps at least 6 inches of snow in Danbury

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UPDATE: 1:20 P.M. The latest National Weather Service report shows Danbury had one of the highest snowfall amounts in Fairfield County this Saturday: 6.6 inches. Easton had 7 inches, Ridgefield got 6 and Brookfield saw 5.7 inches. Driving conditions may still be slippery in some parts of the are but much of the snow has been […] [Read More]