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Susan Tuz

Gov: stay off the roads Monday a.m.

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HARTFORD  – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy urges residents to avoid travel during the height of the storm Monday morning. The state’s Emergency Operations Center will be activated at 4 a.m. Monday to monitor conditions across the state and quickly coordinate any necessary assistance. State Offices will delay opening to 10 a.m. and non-essential state employees […] [Read More]
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WCHN Out-Patient offices delays Monday

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WESTERN CT. HEALTH NETWORK OUT-PATIENT MEDICAL OFFICES WILL HAVE DELAYED OPENING MONDAY: Western CT Medical Group Practices: opens noon on Monday. Western CT Health Network Imaging Center: opens 10 a.m. Monday Western CT Health Network Lab Draw Stations: open 10 a.m. Monday Western CT Health Network Sleep Disorder Center: open 10 a.m. Monday   [Read More]
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Newtown Police medication drop box

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NEWTOWN — The Newtown Police Department mediation drop box is back in service in the lobby of the police department, 3 Main St. The drop box is available 24/7. It is a safe place to drop off used medications and drugs anonymously, police said. It is not for commercial use. Items not accepted at the […] [Read More]
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Newtown Police warn about burglaries

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NEWTOWN — Police are urging Newtown residents to be vigilant about securing their homes and valuable due to a string of burglaries in the town over the past two months. Police caution residents to pay special attention to vacant homes in their neighborhoods and to call police if someone tries to solicit business or if […] [Read More]
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ATV sought in Newtown crash

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NEWTOWN — Police are investigating an ATV accident that occurred Jan. 28 about 9:36 a.m. on Bennetts Bridge Road. Officers determined an ATV traveling southbound on Bennetts Bridge Road went off the southbound shoulder and stuck a CL&P underground utility box causing a power outtage. The ATV then left the scene, police said. Anyone with […] [Read More]
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New Milford man arrested for leaving accident

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NEW MILFORD — A two car crash Thursday resulted in the arrest of a 39 year old loctl man on evading responsibility charges. Curt Jones, of Jotham Road, New Milford was arrested Jan. 29 about 8:54 a.m. after reportedly leaving the scene of a collision between the 2003 grey Nissan Altima he was driving and […] [Read More]
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New Milford man held on probation violation

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NEW MILFORD — A 39 year old local man is being held on violation of probation charges. Walter Acevedo, of Chapin Road, New Milford was arrested Saturday at abut 4:24 a.m. on a warrant for violation of probation. Acevedo was serving 18 months probation from a July 2014 guilty verdict on an Oct. 2012 third-degree […] [Read More]
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Kent thanks its highway crew

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KENT — Kent First Selectman Bruce Adams has opened an account at Kent Coffee & Chocolate on Main Street for town highway crews to get coffee. Adams is encouraging Kent residents to deposit money into the open account as a way of thanking the crews for clearing roads this winter.   [Read More]
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Brookfield man extradited from California

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DANBURY — A 34-year-old Brookfield man was extradited from California Saturday and returned to Danbury Police custody. Stephen Matthew Rubino, of Field Stone Road, Brookfield was being held Sunday on court set warrants relating to arrests going back to 2003. A rearrest warrant was issued Oct. 1, 2014 on violation of probation on larceny charges […] [Read More]
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Barn Fire in Bridgewater: Update

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Update 2:25 p.m. It took only 10 minutes for the Bridgewater Fire Department to put out an equipment fire at Stuart Family Farm in Bridgewater. A small tractor had caught on fire while inside one of the farm’s barns said Joe Kuchinski, of Bridgewater Fire Department. The fire produced heavy smoke and flames, destroying the […] [Read More]
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