USDA Food Safety tips after a storm

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USDA STEPS TO FOLLOW FOR FOOD SAFETY AFTER A WEATHER EMERGENC IF YOUR POWER WENT OUT DURING THE STORM: 1) Check the temperature inside of your refrigerator and freezer. Discard any perishable food, (such as meat, poultry, seafood, eggs or leftovers) that has been above 40F degrees for two hours or more. 2) Check each […] [Read More]
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Western CT under Winter Storm Watch

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WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FOR WESTERN CONNECTICUT TUESDAY MORNING WFSB reporting most of storm over for Western Ct. Snow totals in 8 inch to 12 inch range. Blizzard Warnings still out for middle and east of the state. Here in Gaylordsville section of New Milford snow has stopped at 6:50 a.m. Tuesday.   [Read More]
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Interstate 84 in Danbury, one lone car makes it out . Department of Transportation.

Danbury on schedule for clean up UPDATES

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Send me your snow pictures and I will post them on this blog! @SkylerDNT or smagnoli@newstimes.com Update 9:00 a.m. DANBURY — Everything is on schedule for Danbury, said Mayor Mark Boughton. “We are working  on the roads, all are passable but not open,” Boughton said. Plowing crews will be heading out again in the mid-morning. […] [Read More]
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Interstate 84 at exit 2 in Danbury, Conn., after the 9 p.m. travel ban Monday, Jan. 26.

Statewide travel ban in effect

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A travel ban is now in effect for all Connecticut roads. Governor Dannel P. Malloy ordered the ban to begin at 9 p.m. but there’s no word on when roads will re-open. “If current predictions are accurate, we will need people to stay off the roads so that emergency personnel and utility crews can get […] [Read More]
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‘President Obama’ closes Danbury schools

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Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton apparently took too long to decide whether or not to close Danbury Public Schools on Tuesday. With some forecasts calling for about 30 inches of snow in this area, a “higher-ranking official” made the decision himself. Check out his message to Danbury students below:   To learn more about comedian Dion […] [Read More]
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No issues on state roads near Danbury

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With the 9 p.m. travel ban approaching, state roads in the Greater Danbury area are quickly clearing up, according to police. As of 7 p.m., few drivers were still on the road and everyone was driving slowly, police said. No major accidents were reported on nearby state roads in the afternoon or early evening, according […] [Read More]
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Ridgefield Blizzard Advisory Update

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RIDGEFIELD FIRST SELECTMAN RUDY MARCONI’S STORM ADVISORY MESSAGE AS OF 6 P.M. MONDAY: Ridgefield is anticipating 24 inches to 30 inches of snow and high winds over the next 24 hours and well into Tuesday. Extra police and fire/EMS and highway personnel have been called in. Emergency management personnel are at work. Ridgefield has declared […] [Read More]
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Brookfield Blizzard Advisory Update

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BROOKFIELD —  The Town of Brookfield will be partially activating our EOC as of 2100 hours tonight. The TEMPORARY primary contact telephone number will be(203) 994-8311 – Wayne Gravius or (203) 775-2575 – Brookfield Police Headquarters. Additional telephone contacts will be provided as the EOC stands up more fully – overnight or in the early morning on Tuesday. We […] [Read More]
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