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Author: Evan Fallor

Ridgefield deer hunt approved

As summer transitions into fall, the New England leaves turn from green to brown; the temperatures cool to the more temperate climate, and the seasonal worry of suffering bee stings shifts to tick
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WestConn Receives Bomb Threat

UPDATE: 3:48 p.m. Paul Steinmetz, a spokesperson for the university, confirms that the four buildings affected, University Hall, Haas Library, Newbury Hall and the Student Center, have been cleared
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Fairfield woman brain dead in New York

10:05 p.m. UPDATE: The NY Post is now reporting the woman is from Fairfield. ——— ——— ——— Original Post: A 59-year-old woman from New Milford who was struck by a cyclist Thursday afternoon in Central
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Pedestrian struck by car in Danbury

Update: The male pedestrian was brought to Danbury Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Police say the man stepped out into traffic at 6:19 p.m. Driver of minivan that struck man not at fault.
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D&B Wellness co-founder Karen Barski beside the dispensary area of the Compassionate Care Center of Connecticut, which is scheduled to open Tuesday in Bethel.

Hearst gets tour of Bethel pot dispensary

Hearst Connecticut Media Group was given a tour Thursday of Compassionate Care Center of Connecticut, the medical marijuana dispensary set to open in Bethel next week. D&B Wellness founders and
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Capitol Lockdown

Danbury Airport plane crashes in Watertown

A small single-engine plane that departed Danbury Airport early Tuesday morning crashed in a grassy field in Watertown around 8:45 a.m, fire officials said. The pilot, Daniel Kropas, 54, of
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Mother of Ridgefield toddler speaks out

RIDGEFIELD — Lindsey Rogers-Seitz spoke with The News-Times Tuesday about the circumstances following the death of her 15-month-old son Benjamin, who died earlier this month after being left in a car
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Plane removed from Danbury swamp

The single-engine plane that crashed into 10 feet of swamp water Thursday has been removed, according to Mayor Mark Boughton’s Twitter account. The plane, registered to Lionel G. Brown of Newtown,
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Selectmen approve art collector contract

RIDGEFIELD — The Board of Selectman  voted 3-2 Wednesday in favor of a contract with an art collector wishing to purchase a 12-acre parcel of the former Schlumerger-Doll Research Center. Negotiatians
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Accident on I-84 cleared

An accident involving a tractor trailer near exit 5 on Interstate 84 was cleared shortly before 11 AM, according to the state Department of Transportation. State police said the accident was being
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