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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Plane removed from Danbury swamp

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The single-engine plane that crashed into 10 feet of swamp water Thursday has been removed, according to Mayor Mark Boughton’s Twitter account. The plane, registered to Lionel G. Brown of Newtown,  was removed shortly after noon by crane. The plane crashed into swamp water a quarter-mile south of Danbury Municipal Airport, but Brown, who was […] [Read More]
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Lake Waramaug closed

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Lake Waramaug in Kent has been closed by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP). After routine water quality test, Lake Waramaugwas closed on Thursday. The DEEP staff collects water samples from all bodies of water in Connecticut to ensure that it is safe for swimming. While tests of the lake  indicated bacteria, the DEEP said, […] [Read More]
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