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Danbury’s bravest collect toys for agency’s neediest

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Members of the Danbury Volunteer Fire Council and its 12 volunteer fire companies emptied truck after truck Saturday filled with toys for kids served by Family & Children’s Aid. The firefighters, many of them wearing Santa hats, unloaded the toys bucket-brigade style. There were basketballs and dolls, building blocks and stuffed animals, every toy imaginable for kids on Santa’s list. […] [Read More]
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COPS: Burglary at Tambascios Restaurant

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NEWTOWN — Police are investigating a complaint received Thursday of a commercial burglary at Tambascios Restaurant, 1 Dodgingtown Road. The burglary is believed to have occurred on Dec. 8. Anyone with information is asked to call Officer McDermott, Newtown Police, 203-426-5841.   [Read More]
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Fugitive from justice arrest of Newtown man

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NEWTOWN — A 33 year old Newtown man was to be  arraigned Friday as a fugitive from justice on an extradition warrant from Florida. Brendan Damato, of Valley View Road, Newtown, turned himself in to Newtown Police Dec. 8 on the outstanding Florida warrant stemming from drug charges from Oct. 13, according to the judicial […] [Read More]
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Holiday decoration vandals in Newtown

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NEWTOWN — Police are asking residents to report any suspicious activity around holiday decorations in Newtown. Decorations were vandalized on Saturday near Route 302 in the area of Boggs Hill Road and South Main Street. A similar incident happened overnight on Dec. 6 when ornatments and decorations were taken from several businesses in Village Square, […] [Read More]
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New Milford man faces burglary charges

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NEW MILFORD — A 48 year old local man is facing burglary charges stemming from a Dec. 19 arrest. Edwin Gibbons, of Wellsville Avenue, New Milford is being held on $75,000 bond following his arrest when police investigated a disturbance at his residence. Gibbons was charged with two counts of second-degree violation of conditions of […] [Read More]
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COPS: Drug sales near Danbury school arrest

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DANBURY — A 28 year old city man is being held on drug charges for alleged sale of cocaine and heroin near a school. Edwin Rivera, of Fairfield Ridge Road, Danbury was arrested Dec. 18 when the Danbury Police Special Investigation Unit detectives served a search warrant on his residence. The investigation stemmed from citizen […] [Read More]
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Tips on how to have a fire safe holiday

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The video shows just how flammable a dry Christmas tree can be as opposed to a tree watered regularly. As residents are decking the halls for the holiday season, The Danbury Fire Department wants fire safety to be on everyone’s mind as fire hazards increase during December. While Christmas trees, candles, fireplaces and holiday lights make […] [Read More]
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A photo of Anthony Hernandez, who is wanted by Plymouth police for hitting a juvenile with his car. Contributed.

Danbury residents no longer need to keep an eye out for this wanted Waterbury man

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UPDATE (Saturday, Dec. 20): Hernandez turned himself in to Danbury police and has been picked up by Plymouth police, according to Danbury police reports. PREVIOUSLY: Plymouth police are asking Danbury residents for help locating a man in connection with hitting a juvenile with his car and then leaving the scene. Anthony Hernandez, 29, of Waterbury […] [Read More]
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