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Nanci Hutson

New Milford man engages police in scuffle after he threatens use of fake weapons

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UPDATE: JAN. 4: 10:18 a.m. Jeremy Michael Gibb, 19, of Housatonic Avenue, New Milford is being held on $50,000 bond in the Jan. 2 incident with a court date of Monday in Superior Court in Bantam. A New Milford Police press release cites that officers were dispatched to the Housatonic Avenue apartment building on a […] [Read More]
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First Night Danbury celebrates 25th anniversary in fine fashion

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 Be they city natives whose families date back generations, toddlers attending their first magic show or recently relocated teenagers opting to join parents and friends for new city culture over NetFlix, a multi-ethnic mix of families savored the city’s 25th New Year’s Eve bash. For $10 a person, the CityCenter sponsored and organized First Night […] [Read More]
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Danbury branch bank held up for small amount of cash

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The day after Christmas, police detectectives were hunting for a man who stole a small amount of cash after passing a teller demanding money from the Savings Bank of Danbury branch in the Berkshire Shopping Plaza on Old Newtown Road. Police were called late in the afternoon for what was described as an older, heavy-set […] [Read More]
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Firefighters respond to house fire on Shortwoods Road

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New Fairfield First Selectman Susan Chapman confirmed that firefighters are responding to a house fire on Shortwoods Road, and that all of the occupants of the home were able to get out so that there are no injuries. Smoke, though, is billowing into the air such that she can see it from her office, and […] [Read More]
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Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton delivers annual State of the City address to some 400 business and civic leaders

Danbury mayor’s State of the City address unveils major educational initatives

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  At the annual State of the City address at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Friday, Mayor Mark Boughton revealed plans for a major educational improvement initiative he called “Danbury High School 20/20.” The multi-million project will  include constructing a 110,000 square foot addition with solar panels onto the back of the existing building on Clapboard […] [Read More]
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Interfaith service of “prayer and comfort” to be held in Newtown Sunday night

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The Newtown Interfaith Clergy Association is sponsoring an event Sunday night titled, “an Interfaith Gathering for Prayer and Comfort” to commemorate the second anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting. The service will be held in the Meeting House on Main Street at  6 p.m. As part of that service that is open to the […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport woman arrested in relation to Danbury shooting death

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A 22-year-old Bridgeport woman was arrested on a warrant charging her with hindering prosecution in relation to the shooting death of a Bridgeport man in May outside a White Street club, police said.  The U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force and Danbury police detectives served the warrant on Tysheema Franklin after she was located in […] [Read More]
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New Milford police respond to two-car collision outside Taco Bell

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New Milford police, fire and ambulance are responding to a two-car collision in front of Taco Bell restaurant on Route 7, likely jamming up rush hour traffic. Scanner reports suggest that there is one female and child with injuries.   [Read More]
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Danbury man charged with selling heroin

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                                                                                                           The Danbury Police Special Investigations Division executed search and seizure warrants on Wednesday afternoon for a High Ridge Road man on seven separate charges related to sale and use of heroin. Jamel Wiggins, 34, was charged with possession of narcotics with intent to sell, possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics within 1,500 feet of a […] [Read More]
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Search finds woman dead in Huntington State Park

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Update: 5 p.m. State Department of Energy and Environmental Protection officials will not release name of the woman found dead in Huntington Park until Friday pending notification of next of kin. The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and state police were called to assist Bethel and Redding police just after noon Thursday for the search of […] [Read More]
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