Statistics from the National Network for Youth show that youth who are homeless are 16 times more likely to be diagnosed with HIV/AIDS, and two to three times more likely to be victims of assault. A forum that explores youth homelessness in the state will begin at 9 a.m. Dec. 12 in Room 2E of Read More
A division is forming in New Milford’s Democratic Town Committee Executive Committee members Andy Grossman and Mary Jane Lundgren along with several other DTC members are challenging the paty leadership of long-standing chairman John Lillis. “Party Chairman John Lillis has served the party honorably and loyally, but we feel that it is time for an Read More
New Milford Town Attorney advised the Zoning Commission Tueday that establishing specific zones where medical marijuana dispensaries and production facilities could be located was the best way to deal with the new state law allowing them. DiBella said that setting a moratorium against these facilities coming to the town as several other Connecticut towns have would be Read More
SOUTHBURY — The state Department of Transportation reports delays on Interstate 84 near Southbury this morning. The DOT said the interstate’s westbound lanes are congested between exits 16 and 14, a distance of about 4.5 miles.
Social service supports and basic need services to be offered to greater Danbury’s homeless or those at risk of becoming homeless. The Greater Danbury Continuum of Care, in conjunction with the City of Danbury’s Housing Partnership, will host its 7th Annual Project Homeless Connect (PHC) at Western Connecticut State University in the Bill Williams Gymnasium Read More
Of the many letters and tributes First Selectman Pat Llodra receives on an almost daily basis, she was particularly touched by one Newtown-inspired act of kindness in Columbia, Missouri that will benefit children for years to come. “As the families of Sandy Hook Elementary School and citizens of Newtown approach a most difficult anniversary, we hope Read More
The Ridgefield Board of Selectmen have been wrestling with an ordinance controlling blight for several months. It’s finally come up with a version it likes. I’ll be at the board meeting Wednesday to see of the ordinance finally moves forward,
The Danbury Board of Education is busy these days. The Danbury Board of Education elected two new board members to fill vacancies last night. I’ll be writing about it today. Tonight, the board joins city officials at a special meeting at 7 p.m. at the Beaver Brook Administrative center to discuss the safety audit of Read More