Sandy Hook man facing motor vehicle assault

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NEWTOWN — A 49-year-old Sandy Hook man is facing assault with a motor vehicle charges stemming from a December 2014 incident. Kenneth Dell, of Shepaug Road, Sandy Hook was arrested March 25 on a warrant from an investigation into a Dec. 19, 2014 incident, according to Newtown Police. Dell was charged with driving under the […] [Read More]
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Bethel man charged with DUI

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NEW MILFORD — A 22-year-old Bethel man was charged with drunken driving Saturday in New Milford. Shane Michael Merrick, of Elgin Avenue, Bethel was stopped near 355 Litchfield Road Saturday about 12:48 a.m. The stop led to his arrest on charges of speeding and drivfing under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Further details were […] [Read More]
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Homeless man held for failure to appear

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NEW MILFORD — A homeless man from Danbury was arrested in New Milford Friday on three outstanding court set warrants. Joshua Pugliese, 26, of Danbury, was found to have three warrants on Friday during an unrelated investigation, police said. Pugliese was arrested on three warrant for failure to appear issued by Superior Court in Bantam. […] [Read More]
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New Haven warrant arrest of New Milford man

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NEW MILFORD — A 21-year-old New Milford man was arrested Friday on a warrant for second-degree failure to appear in Superior Court in New Haven. Steven Cronin, of Aspetuck Avenue, New Milford was arrested during a motor vechicle stop for having an expired registration when the warrant was discovered, police said. He was released on […] [Read More]
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Musicals at Richter presenting "Annie Jr."  at Richter House in 2014. Contributed photo

Danbury theater group holding auditions

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DANBURY – Musicals at Richter will hold auditions next week for those interested in performing during the group’s 2015 season. The auditions for performers 14 and older will run from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday and from 1:30 to 5 p.m. April 4. They will take place at the Richter Arts Center, 100 […] [Read More]
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ossible house styles that will be available in a new housing developement proposed for Maple Avenue in Bethel, Conn. A public hearing on plan to develop the 24.6 acres was closed last week after the developer agreed to several changes suggested by P&Z. Photo: Contributed Photo

Bethel P&Z OKs 71-lot development

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BETHEL — The Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved this week a proposal to build 71 two-story, colonial-style homes on Maple Avenue and Maple Avenue Extension. Toll Brothers, a home builder with an office in Newtown, plans to subdivide the 24.6 acres of land into lots of 6,000 square feet or larger. At least six […] [Read More]
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Bullet hole found in another Ridgefield car

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RIDGEFIELD – Days after two cars parked in a Bennetts Farm Road driveway were found with bullet holes, Ridgefield police said another car on that road also was shot. Officers inspected the car Thursday evening and determined that the vehicle was struck by a single round while parked unoccupied outside the house,  which is near […] [Read More]
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New Fairfield driver charged with DUI

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Danbury police arrested a New Fairfield man after a traffic stop on Main Street Friday. Police said officers observed a green Buick “swaying back and forth” in the area of Keeler Street at around 3 a.m. After stopping the car, police detected an odor of alcoholic beverage emanating from the driver, 21-year-old Devin F. Kopet. […] [Read More]
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