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Author: Dirk Perrefort

Police: Man who attempted to lure Bethel teen into car arrested

Newtown resident Ronald Lee Jr., 42, was arrested by police this week after they say he attempted to lure a 13 year old girl into his car in downtown Bethel. According to police, Lee admitted to
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

  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

Danbury Hospital closes areas in response to hazmat spill

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

Naugatuck College announces expanded Danbury campus

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

Danbury disabled man saved from burning mobile home

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
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

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
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

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

DDS, family support network, offer Spring Resource Fair

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

Danbury battles large brush fire on Bear Mountain

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

Cartus to get $6.5 million state loan

  Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is expected to make an announcement this afternoon that Danbury based Cartus will receive a $6.5 million forgivable loan to retain and create jobs in the region, according