Sewer Commission hearing on charges Monday

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NEW MILFORD — The New Milford Sewer Commission will hold a public hearing Monday at 7 p.m. at the Waste Water Treatment Facility offices, 142 West St. The hearing will gather public input on a proposed rate and charges change to begin in the 2015-16 fiscal year billing. Proposed is an increase in residential unit […] [Read More]
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Power outage in New Milford minor

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NEW MILFORD — A power outage Monday morning affected 2,600 customers in the New Milford, Sherman and Kent area, according to Eversource Energy. The outage lasted just 30 minutes and was caused by an equipment issue at the Bull’s Bridge substation, according to Eversource spokesman Mitch Gross.   [Read More]
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Brush fire in Redding

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REDDING — Mutual aid with tankers was requested by Redding Fire Dept. from Bethel and Stony Hill fire departments Sunday at 2:54 p.m.  for a brush fire in the woods at 57 Sanfordtown Road. Georgetown fire dept also on scene.   [Read More]
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Newtown Police ask for help re: arson fire

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NEWTOWN — Newtown Police and Fire Marshal are seeking public assistance in an investigation into a fire on Tauton Lake Road. On April 13 about 9:50 p.m. a neighbor to 52 Tauton Lake Road called 911 with the report of smell of smoke. Newtown Hook & Ladder responded and smoke was seen coming from the […] [Read More]
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New Hampshire woman charged with DUI

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NEWTOWN — A 53 year old New Hampshire woman is facing drunken driving charges following a two car collision on Wasserman Way in Newtown. Cheryl H. Hodgdon, of Croydon, N. H. was arrested April 16 when police responded to several 911 calls about an accident at the I-84 Exit 11 off ramp and Wasserman Way. […] [Read More]
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Bank robber & wife face risk of injury charges

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NEW MILFORD  – Curt Jones, 39, and his wife, Jesse L. Annunziata, 35, are facing risk of injury and possession of drug paraphernalia charges after police searched their Jotham Road home in the investigation into Jones reported robbery of a New Milford bank. Both Jones and Annunziata are being held on $100,000 court set bond […] [Read More]
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Fire in Bethel home brought under control

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UPDATE: FRIDAY 11:15 A.M. The fire reported in a Bethel home last night was caused by a bird nest attached to an outside light fixture, Deputy Fire Marshal Michael Connors said. The fire was quickly extinguished and never expanded into the house. No one was injured.     ORIGINAL POST: FRIDAY 6:25 A.M.  BETHEL — […] [Read More]
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Bridge St, New Milford one-lane traffic

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NEW MILFORD — The Connecticut DOT and Eversource  are removing several utility poles and moving signal wires on Bridge Street today from 9 a.m to 3 p.m. Public Works asks drivers to use Still River Drive and Grove Street to enter and exit downtown. One lane traffic will be maintained on Bridge Street. Drivers are […] [Read More]
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