Daily Archive for August 28th, 2014

: August 28th, 2014

Brookfield launches economic development website

The Brookfield Economic Development Commission is proud to announce the launch of its new website: www.brookfieldedc.org.  The website will feature news and information of importance to our local

Esty spares Brookfield VA nurse’s job

U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, stepped in to help a Brookfield woman who faced possibie termination from her job as a Veteran’s Hospital nurse pending her efforts to obtain citizenship.
Chicken Soup

Chicken Soup editor to speak, sign book in Ridgefield

Amy Newmark, publisher and editor-in-chief of the “Chicken Soup for the Soul” book series, will give a talk offering support and encouragement to caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease at

Crossing guards on Main Street down

Train crossing guards at the intersection of Main Street and Franklin Street are down. Metro-North is on scene working on getting the guards back up, police said. Traffic is slow moving through the
Accident on I-84 Westbound exit 7. Photo from the Department of Transportation.

Tractor trailer accident on I-84

UPDATE: The accident has been cleared, no word on those with injuries. There is a tractor trailer versus car accident on I-84 Westbound. Drivers should use caution approaching exit 7 near the on ramp,

Labor Day weekend sobriety check points and patrols

With a long holiday weekend coming up, the Connecticut State Police will be making sure there is no drinking and driving. The state police have issued a list of patrols an checkpoints that police will

Cat in car was dead for 2 weeks

The deceased cat that was found in a car on Tuesday was dead one or two weeks before being discovered, animal control said. Whether the cat had died in the car or was already dead then put in the car

Two Fairfield County residents busted on heroin possession

Stephen Flora, 27, of Danbury and Jessica Kohler, 20, of New Fairfield were arrested in Yorktown, New York on multiple charges. On Tuesday night a Yorktown police officer noticed a car traveling well

Lake Waramaug open

The state park swimming area of Lake Waramaug has reopened Thursday. The lake was closed yesterday after high levels of bacteria were detected. The Department of Energy and Environment has retested
After the car was taken away from the scene.

Garbage truck accident in Danbury

UPDATE: The car has been dislodged from under the garbage truck and the scene is being cleared. No information on the injuries that were reported. A car is reported to be stuck under a garbage truck