Delays on I-84 in Newtown

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Drivers can expect delays while driving on I-84 Westbound in Newtown throughout Tuesday. The Department of Transportation will be inspecting the bridge between exits 13 and 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crews will be alternating left and right lane closures throughout the day. The right shoulder near the off ramp of exit 11 […] [Read More]
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New Milford Police Department now has a medical drop box for disposal of unwanted household medications

Medical drop box available at New Milford Police Department

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NEW MILFORD  – A Medication Drop Box is now in service at the New Milford Police Department for disposal of unwanted household pharmaceuticals. Over the counter medications, prescription medicine, medical samples, household pet medications and medical lotions and ointments can all be deposited in the drop box for disposal. “The drop boxes are community tools […] [Read More]
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Danbury man charged with sexually assaulting two girls

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On Saturday, Danbury police arrested a Danbury man for allegedly sexually assaulting two sisters last year. A investigation into Wilmer Marin, 30, began when one of the victims, 13, told her mother that she had been inappropriately touched by Marin and four other men, according to the court affidavit. The mother notified the police and […] [Read More]
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Ridgefield Police investigate hazing at high school

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Ridgefield police have launched an investigation into hazing incidents at the high school involving several athletic school members. Police said they have started a criminal investigation into hazing incidents that took place on Oct. 17. “After being made aware of the incidents we are looking into it,” said Ridgefield Police Capt. Jeff Kreitz. School Principal […] [Read More]
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Newtown man accidentally shoots himself

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Early Saturday night a Newtown man was taken to Griffin Hospital after accidentally shooting himself. Paul Byron, 53, was cleaning his .22 caliber pistol in his home, police said.  As he tried to unblock a jam in the gun, it suddenly went off, shooting him in the index finger. Byron did not lose his finger […] [Read More]
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Chimney fire in Danbury

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A fire at a home on Haddy Lane caused flames three feet high to burst out of the chimney early Sunday night. “It was like a blow torch,” Danbury Fire Department dispatch said. Before 6:00 p.m. Danbury fire responded to reports that the home was filling with smoke. When firefighters arrived they saw flames shooting […] [Read More]
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Coming soon: Charge your Danbury Line ticket

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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 Issuing Machines (TIMs). Ticket purchases may be made using any major credit card (or you may use your debit card as […] [Read More]
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Sub-freezing temps for Danbury

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Residents should wear their jackets this morning, as a freeze advisory has been issued for Danbury and surrounding towns. Until 9:00 a.m. Monday morning, temperatures will be sub-freezing, according to the National Weather Service. Residents can expect a chilly 28 degrees during the morning the commute. Temperatures will rise to mid 50′s later on Monday. However, […] [Read More]
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