Lake Waramaug beach reopened

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KENT — The state beach in Kent on Lake Waramuag was reopened Tuesday by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. The beach had been closed since last week when a routine bacteria sampling was done by the DEEP. Indicator bacteria are not disease carrying pathogen but are a tool used to evaluate the potential […] [Read More]
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New Milford to recieve federal grant

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The New Milford Police Department received a $20,200 federal grant for a speed enforcement program. The Department of Transportation recently approved the “FY 2014 High Risk Rural Roads – Speed Enforcement Program.” The federal funds allocate $16,400 to enforcement and $3,800 for equipment. New Milford police will be conducting a “stepped up” enforcement campaign, police […] [Read More]
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Fuel spill in Redding

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Nearly 40 gallons of heating oil was spilled at a home in Redding on Monday. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) responded to calls late afternoon from 29 Birch Road. The oil tank had been punctured while demolition crews were working on the home. The tank was reported to hold up 275 gallon, […] [Read More]
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Lake Waramaug open

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After six days of water testing, Lake Waramaug in Kent has been reopened. The lake was first closed due to water quality issue, according to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP). The swimming area at the state park was closed due to high bacteria levels in the water. Dwayne Gardner a spokesman for […] [Read More]
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Tractor trailer accident in Southbury

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The left lane on I-84 westbound is closed due to a overturned tractor trailer. The 9.5 mile stretch between exits 18 to 15 are congested, police are on the scene. No injuries are reported at this time, said police. [Read More]
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Metro-North train delays

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There will be multiple delays for Metro-North on Tuesday. A Southbound Metro-North train has been evacuated after a reported fire on a train. The train made an emergency stop at the Fairfield Metro Center station. Fairfield firefighters are investigating the fire claims. The Wassaic line will have substitute busing to replace trains from 9:30 a.m. […] [Read More]
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Tractor trailer accident cleared from I-84

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Two lanes on I-84 East have been reopened to traffic. Lanes between Exits 8 and 9 in Newtown were shut down after a tractor-trailer accident earlier this morning. The accident has been cleared, no injures reported. [Read More]
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WCSU police make arrest

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A Meriden man was arrested at Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) on Friday afternoon. Mauricio Perez, 38, was charged with using other people’s Social Security numbers to illegally collect more than $68,000 in Unemployment Compensation, said police. Perez was hired by a independent flooring contractor to work at WCSU. When he was arrested he was […] [Read More]
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