A photo of Hovey. Contributed by the Danbury Police Department.

Man charged with robbing Danbury bank

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The Danbury police have arrested a man, who they say robbed the Savings Bank of Danbury branch the day after Christmas. Wendell Hovey, 63, of Danbury was charged on Monday with second degree robbery and is being held on a $2,500 bond. Hovey stole a small amount of cash after passing a teller demanding money from the […] [Read More]
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Danbury area schools to dismiss early Monday

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Greater Danbury area schools to dismiss early Monday: DANBURY: Danbury High School dismisses at 10:30 a.m.; Rogers Park and Broadview Schools at 11:10 a.m.; Early Elementary & A.M. Kindergarten at 11:50 a.m.; Late Elementary & P.M. Kindergarten canceled; Alternative Center for Excellence at 10:20 a.m.’ Endeavor and Pathways at 11 a.m.; Special Ed Program, A.M. […] [Read More]
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CL&P prepares residents for power outages

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With feet of snow predicted, Connecticut Light & Power wants all residents to be prepared in case of power outages. The significant snowfall and high winds can bring down trees and limbs, threatening the company’s electric system, according to CL&P. Residents should prepare for prolonged outages resulting from the storm. CL&P is preparing employees and […] [Read More]
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Area schools had early dismissal Monday in anticipation of hazardous driving due to an approaching blizzard. Carol Kaliff/ Staff Photographer

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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