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Dirk Perrefort

Children dunk basketballs during the grand opening of Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park in Bethel, Conn. Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Sky Zone contains several large trampoline courts including ones with a foam pit for learning tricks and basketball hoops for slam dunking. The facility also offers SkyRobics fitness classes, 3D dodgeball tournaments and the SkyRiser bungee trampoline.

Roof collapses in Bethel

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  UPDATE 2:42 PM: The roof collapse at 13 Clarke Industrial Park in Bethel was in the far north end of a 95,000-square-foot building that also houses Sky Zone trampoline center. Only minor water damage occurred in Sky Zone, said building owner Phil Clark. The section of the roof that collapsed was over a vacant […] [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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Naugatuck College announces expanded Danbury campus

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Officials with Naugatuck Valley Community College announced Wednesday their plans to triple the size of the organization’s facility in downtown Danbury. School president Daisy Cocco De Filippis released a statement Wednesday announcing their intentions to lease a building owned by Joseph DaSilva Jr. at the corner of Main and West streets that includes more than […] [Read More]
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Danbury disabled man saved from burning mobile home

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Danbury firefighters responded to calls on Wednesday afternoon of a trailer that was on fire in the Jensen’s mobile home park located off Kenosia Avenue. According to scanner reports, an individual was stuck inside the mobile home and was unable to get out. When first responders arrived at the scene, there was smoke coming from […] [Read More]
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Officials with Praxair, a Fortune 250 company, announced that they will build a new $65 million global headquarters in Danbury.

Praxair to build world headquarters in Danbury

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and officials with Praxair announced this morning that the company, a global leader in industrial gases, will build a $65 million world headquarters in the city. Steve Angel, the company’s president and chief executive officer, said that while the Fortune 250 company with sales exceeding $12 billion a year was courted […] [Read More]
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Area residents began setting up their tents early Wednesday morning preparing for the new Chik-fil-A scheduled to open Thursday in Brookfield on Federal Road.

Chik-fil-A to open in Brookfield

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Dozens of area residents camped out at the new Chik-fil-A restaurant in Brookfield this week in preparation of the opening on Thursday. The restaurant, the first Chik-fil-A to open its doors in Connecticut, is offering free food for a year to the first 100 customers when the store opens at 6 a.m. Thursday. Area residents […] [Read More]
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DDS, family support network, offer Spring Resource Fair

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The Connecticut Department of Developmental Services West Region, Newtown Public School, and the Connecticut Family Support Network  are partnering together to sponsor a Spring Resource Fair on Tuesday, April 29. The event will be held at Newtown High School, 12 Berkshire Road, from 4:30 until 6:30 pm. Individuals and families will have an opportunity to […] [Read More]
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Danbury battles large brush fire on Bear Mountain

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UPDATE 4:38 P.M. – Danbury fire officials said a large brush fire off Bear Mountain Road is under control after burning about 15 acres of land near the city’s border with New Fairfield. One woman was transported by ambulance with non life threatening injuries shortly after crews arrived on scene, according to Fire Chief Geoff […] [Read More]
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