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FD: Source of hazmat spill at Danbury Hospital still unknown

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Danbury fire officials still haven’t determined what caused an apparent spill of hazardous materials in the Danbury Hospital parking garage Friday evening. Fire Department crews were called to the hospital at about 6:30 p.m. after several people reported “an obnoxious odor” inside the garage, Deputy Fire Chief Stephen Williams said. Numerous fire crews and police […] [Read More]
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Joseline "Lisa" Uzhca was reported missing Friday, Jan. 20, 2015.

Silver Alert issued for Danbury teen

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  DANBURY – Police have issued a Silver Alert  this weekend for a missing 17-year-old Danbury girl: Joseline Uzhca. The teen, who has been missing since Friday, is described as white, 4-foot 2-inches tall, with black hair and brown eyes, and she weighs about 100 pounds. Police said Uzhca was last seen wearing a black leather […] [Read More]
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Danbury Hospital closes areas in response to hazmat spill

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UPDATE 7:40 p.m. –  Emergency officials have confirmed that the parking garage at the hospital has been reopened at this time and crews have been allowed to leave the scene. No more information on the nature of the substance located at the hospital was immediately available. Original post  – Danbury emergency officials responding to the […] [Read More]
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Ridgefield lawyer going to prison for tax evasion

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RIDGEFIELD — Attorney Timothy G. Griffin, who pleaded guilty last year to filing a tax return, was sentenced Friday to six months in prison, the U.S. attorney’s office announced. Griffin, who practiced law in Bronxville, N.Y., failed to file tax returns for tax years 2002, 2003 and 2004, according to a press release. Pressed by […] [Read More]
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Ridgefield Library to hold info session on new Schlumberger proposal

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Charter Group Partners, a Brookfield-based company, recently reached an agreement with the Ridgefield Board of Selectman on purchasing the 10 acre parcel on the Schlumberger property. The town referendum vote on the sale is set for Feb. 24 and Charter Group Partners is in the process of trying to get the word out on what […] [Read More]
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Redding family threatened in money scam

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Redding police are warning residents about a new scam that asks for money in exchange for safety. This week a Redding resident notified police that they received a letter demanding money in exchange for the safety of one of their family members, police say. The letter said that if money was given through a Bitcoin […] [Read More]
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Snow causing school delays

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Local schools are opening late due to snowy road conditions Friday morning. Only one to two inches of  snow is predicted to fall in the Danbury area, according to the National Weather Service. The snow should tapper off before noon. However, driving conditions could be hazardous with snow and slush covered roads. School Closings Bethel […] [Read More]
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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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