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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Chance for storms in Fairfield County

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Fairfield County has a 50 percent chance of strong thunderstorms¬†for Monday afternoon and night. As parts of Connecticut clean up after large thunderstorms hit Sunday night, rain will continue into this morning’s commute. Conditions are expected to be partly sunny with a high near 80 on Monday, said the National Weather Service. According to the […] [Read More]
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Sandy Hook man arrested

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NEWTOWN ¬†– A 26-year-old Sandy Hook man is facing violation of probation charges stemming from a July 2 incident. Justin L. Gaynor, of Alberts Hill Road, Sandy Hook turned himself in to Newtown Police on Thursday on a warrant for probation violation. He was released on $2,500 bond with a court date of Aug. 7 […] [Read More]
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DUI arrest of Sandy Hook man

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NEWTOWN — A 62-year-old Sandy Hook resident is facing drunken driving charges. John Capozziello, of Underhill Road, Sandy Hill was arrested Saturday at about 7:16 p.m. when police were dispatched to the area of 138 Underhill Road on an erratic driving complaint. Capozziello’s green pick up truck, which may have been involved in a motor […] [Read More]
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Sex assault of minor arrest

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DANBURY — A 33-year-old city man is being held on $100,000 bond on sex assault charges. Wilmer Saenz, of Deer Hill Road, Danbury was arrested Friday afternoon on a warrant relating to a 2011 incident. Saenz is charged with first-degree sexual assault on a minor 13 to 15 years of age, risk of injury to […] [Read More]
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Michael Bruccoleri, Karl Green, and Conor Mahoney pause for a photograph during Danbury Fields Forever, a two-day Beatles-themed music festival at Ives Concert Park in Danbury. Green, the original bassist with Herman's Hermits, appeared at the festival Saturday, July 26, during a two-week visit to the United States.

Meeting musicians at Danbury Fields Forever

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Part of the fun of going to music festivals is getting to meet other people who appreciate the music and people who are part of the music scene. People who attended Danbury Fields Forever on Saturday had the chance to meet a founding member of Herman’s Hermits, a band that was part of the British […] [Read More]
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Bruce Tuomala reads the mayor's proclamation from the stage at Ives Concert Park, before presenting it to Charles F. Rosenay, right. Tuomala was introduced by Gary Theroux, left, who is the emcee of Danbury Fields Forever.

Mayor’s proclamation presented at Danbury Fields Forever

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“WHEREAS” was a popular word for a few minutes at Danbury Fields Forever, when Bruce Tuomala, Danbury’s director of economic development, presented a proclamation on behalf of Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton to Charles F. Rosenay, the executive producer of the two-day Beatles music festival at Ives Concert Park in Danbury, Saturday, July 26. The word […] [Read More]
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Update: One killed in Brookfield crash

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UPDATE: The following information has been made available by the Brookfield Police Department. Candlewood Lake Road in Brookfield, which was closed because of a car crash, was reopened at approximately 2:15 p.m. A two-car crash with injuries took place on Candlewood Lake Road north of the intersection with Kellogg Street shortly before 11 a.m. A […] [Read More]
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