BETHEL BLIZZARD ADVISORY

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BETHEL – Gov. Malloy has issued a travel ban on all roads effective at 9:00pmtonight until further notice. Bethel winter street parking ban will be in effect this evening and for the duration of the storm. Please ensure all vehicles are off town streets through the duration of the storm to aid highway cleanup operations.  The […] [Read More]
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Ridgefield Blizzard Advisory

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RIDGEFIELD, CT, JANUARY 26, 2015—As we receive notice of the impending winter storm due to impact the area, First Selectman Rudy Marconi would like to remind residents to prepare. This storm is expected to bring large amounts of snow, high winds, and cold temperatures. The Ridgefield Emergency Operations Team is in stand-by mode and recommends […] [Read More]
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New Milford blizzard advisory

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NEW MILFORD — The National Weather Service predicts a major blizzard affecting the entire state between mid-afternoon today (Monday) and early Wednesday. Widespread power outages are possible. Call CL&P at 1-800-286-2000 or go to www.cl-p.com to report your outage. Don’t assume CL&P knows you’re without power. Remain safe at home. Avoid driving and be prepared. […] [Read More]
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StopRite in Brookfield on Monday afternoon. Carol Kaliff.

Brookfield grocery store swarmed with last minute shoppers

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As Governor Dannel Malloy has declared a State of Emergency in preparation for the coming blizzard Monday night, many residents are getting out to get emergency food and gas. Like many grocery stores around the state, ShopRite in Brookfield was crowded with people. All of them trying to beat the storm and pick up the last […] [Read More]
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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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