Head on collision in New Milford

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A head on collision on Danbury Road in New Milford has been reported. New Milford police and fire are on the scene, police said. The road is not closed down. More to come.   [Read More]
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Danbury man arrested for selling cocaine

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After weeks of surveillance and investigation, the Danbury Police Department arrested a Danbury man for selling crack cocaine out of his home, police said. Jason Jones, 34, of Mill Plain Road was arrested Tuesday afternoon in his homes by the special investigations division, police said. The investigation began when citizens complained that Jones was selling […] [Read More]
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The winter storm will impact traveling on Wednesday as it moves through the state.The National Weather Service.

Winter storm warning for Danbury

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A winter storm warning has been issued for Danbury and surrounding towns for Wednesday. A mix of rain and snow will likely start before 9 a.m., according to the National Weather Service. The total daytime snow accumulation will be 3 to 7 inches. Heavy snow will continue into Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service. Another 1 to […] [Read More]
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Snow advisory school closings

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Schools are closed Wednesday, Nov. 26 in: Bethel, Brookfield, New Milford, Newtown, Redding, Region 12, Ridgefield, Sherman, and Henry Abott Tech in Danbury.   [Read More]
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DUI patrols & checkpoints Thanksgiving weekend

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DANBURY — State Police are implementing Operation CARE (Combined Accident Reduction Effort) starting at midnight Tuesday until midnight Dec. 1. Special emergency State Police vehicles will be in use as part of the storm plan in the event they are needed for an emergency. Additional troopers will patrol roads and highways across the state focusing […] [Read More]
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Schmotter retiring in July from WCSU

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DANBURY — James W. Schmotter, president of Western Connecticut State Univerisyt, announced today that he will retire on July 1, 2015, after more than 10 years leading the school. “I can’t say enough about the enthusiasm, commitment and accomplishments of this university’s faculty, staff, and students,” Schmotter said in an email to the university. “And […] [Read More]
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Ridgefield man fatally struck by two cars

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A Ridgefield man was fatally struck by two cars while walking on an interstate in Nashville, TN Sunday morning. Lt. James Garvey, 24, was hit at 3:45 a.m. when a Chevrolet Cavalier driven by Alexander Morris, 25, of Antioch, TN was driving east when he struck Garvey, police said. It is unclear if he was crossing […] [Read More]
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New Milford middle schooler arrested

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A New Milford middle school student has been arrested in connected with the latest in a recent string of school threats in the area. A Schaghticoke Middle School teacher found a notebook Friday that had been left in a classroom, said JeanAnn Paddyfote, superintendent of New Milford schools. The teacher flipped through the notebook to […] [Read More]
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