Youth soccer contest will take place in Danbury Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014.

Kids compete for free in Danbury Soccer Challenge

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The Knights of Columbus Loyal Council #30 will hold the local level of the Soccer Challenge Championship for boys and girls ages 9 to 14 on the soccer field at Henry Abbott Technical High School, 21 Hayestown Ave., Danbury, from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4. Registration, which is free, will begin at 1:30 […] [Read More]
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This 3-D printed plastic heart was studied by a surgeon before performing surgery on a 2-week-old baby at Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

3D-print heart used for surgery at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital

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SHERMAN — 3D printing has reached new applications and a Brooklyn surgeon recently used the three-dimensional technique repairing a congenital heart defect in a 2-week-old baby at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital. The research to develop the 3D-print technique to create an actual replica of a human heart using MRI data was funded by Matthew Hearts […] [Read More]
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New Milford man killed in North Carolina

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NEW MILFORD — A New Milford man was shot and killed in Lumberton, N.C. while working at the Robeson County fair, Lumberton police report. Edward M. Reiner, 53, of Sullivan Road, New Milford was shot after a fight behind a convenience store across the street from the fair Monday night. Reiner worked for the Dreamland […] [Read More]
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Danbury Firefighters working to get the driver of the pick up truck out of his car.

Pick up truck roll over in Danbury

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Update: 9:45 a.m. A serious car accident on the intersection of Hawley Road and Woodbury Drive has sent two people to the hospital. Four firetrucks and 12 firefighters responded to the collision where a pick up truck and mini van hit head on. The pick up truck rolled over on to a neighbor’s lawn. Firefighter had […] [Read More]
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Tractor trailer accident on I-84

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UPDATE: 9:30 AM Westbound traffic seeds are starting to pickup on I-84, but there are still delays between Newtown and Southbury. UPDATE: 9:05 AM Westboound traffic on I-84 is still backed up because of that earlier tractor-trailer crash. Delays stretch from Exit 15 in Newtown to Southbury. UPDATE: 8:27 AM State Police say that the […] [Read More]
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Expect a wet day for the Danbury area

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Residents should pack their umbrellas this morning, because Danbury will have rain showers throughout Wednesday. The National Weather Service (NWS) says, rain will hit the area before 3:00 p.m. and again tonight. The high for the day will be 66 degrees. Drivers should use caution during the commute this morning. According NWS, the morning will be riddled with […] [Read More]
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The Crestwood Drive home on fire. (Photo: Jack Bouffard / Contributed)

Danbury house fire displaces family near Candlewood Lake

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DANBURY – A family of four escaped a house fire without injuries near Candlewood Lake Tuesday night. City firefighters rushed to the home at 1 Crestwood Drive to find the home, the garage and a car engulfed by the fire. The fire was under control in about an hour. The cause of the 7:10 p.m. […] [Read More]

Danbury family warns: Don’t fall for IRS phone scam

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A Danbury family has reported receiving numerous phone calls from a man claiming to be from the IRS, who says that their daughter owes money to the IRS. This ploy has surfaced as a scam before, but since this family has received calls as recently as today, Sept. 30, it bears repeating: the IRS notifies […] [Read More]
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