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Author: Jim Shay

A Metro North train nears the Bethel, Conn. train station

Metro-North changing direct train from GCT to Danbury

Low ridership has forced Metro-North to eliminate the 4:29 PM direct train from Grand Central Terminal to Danbury. But Metro-North and the state Department of Transportation say there will be no
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Danbury mayor: Remove parked cars from streets

UPDATE 9:15 AM: Danbury police are still on the scene of the tractor trailer accident on Grand Street. Danbury police said they have seen a number of minor accidents so far this morning, but nothing
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Maintenance worker falls through Brookfield school roof

Update 12:12 p.m. Brookfield Public School officials confirm a maintenance work did fall through an awning at the school. The man fell while he was clearing snow off the top of the awning. However, he
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The home on West Wooster Street after crews extinguished the fire. Carol Kaliff.

Overnight fire in Danbury

UPDATE 10:36 a.m. When firefighters arrived at West Wooster Street, crews found fire on the second floor and shooting up through the roof. Neighbors told firefighters the building had been vacant for
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Pedestrain ID’d in I-84 fatality

Update: 11:39 a.m. State police are saying that Difalco intentionally stepped out onto the highway in front of the truck. Original 10:38 a.m. A woman struck and killed by a truck on Interstate 84
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Coming soon: Charge your Danbury Line ticket

Starting next Monday,  rail riders on Metro-North’s Danbury Branch will be able to use their credit cards to purchase tickets onboard their trains as part of a limited pilot program to test new Ticket
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Stalled train delays Danbury branch line

UPDATE: 10:20 AM Metro-North says Danbury branch service is now operating on or close to schedule. UPDATE: 9:39 AM Danbury Branch southbound service is currently experiencing delays of 30-35 minutes.
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Person struck by vehicle in New Milford

UPDATE: Police would not confirm reports that the person struck by a truck has died, but motorists can expect Route 109 to remain closed for another two hours while the accident investigation
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Report: Ridgefield toddler’s death a homicide

The death of a Ridgefield boy who was found dead in a hot car in July has been ruled a homicide by the medical examiner’s office, WTNH News 8 has learned. It is not immediately clear whether charges
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Jacobet Vasquez, 32, and her children, Michael Guzman, 6, Joanna Guzman, 5, and Elizabeth Guzman, 4, were reported missing from Danbury and were last seen on Friday, Aug. 15, according to State Police.

Silver alert cancelled: Danbury mom, 3 kids found

UPDATE: The Silver Alert for Jacobet Vasquez and her children, Michael Guzman, Joanna Guzman and Elizabeth Guzman has been cancelled within the last 15 minutes. Danbury police report that they have
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