REDDING — Photos of handguns posted to Instagram by two town middle-school students prompted responses by police on Thursday. “I think I’m ready to go to school ,” read the caption a 13-year-old student wrote beneath a photo posted to his Instagram feed depicting what appeared to be two handguns. The weapons were actually pellet Read More
DANBURY — City police on Thursday announced the arrests of three juveniles in relation to a large fight at the Danbury Fair Mall on Black Friday. The mele in the mall’s food court at about 7 p.m. prompted a slew of 911 calls, some of which reported gunfire, police said. No guns were used in Read More
Republican First Selectman Bill Tinsley has some concerns about the preliminary findings of the town’s auditors related to the school district overspending its budget by as much as $1.15 million. School officials, however, advise these figures are not yet finalized; the audit report is not yet finished, and any accounting errors that have been made Read More
Access Health CT , the state’s officials health insurance marketplace holds a free workshop in Danbury Dec. 9, to help residents enroll in health care. The event is Dec. 9, 2013 from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Danbury Public Library, 170 Main S. Danbury. You can reserve a spot to ensure you get personal Read More
The Danbury Center of Naugatuck Valley Community College hosts its first Fresh Ink Open Mic / Student Reading Event Dec. 13, 2103 from 5:30 to 8:30 PM. The event will be held at the Danbury Center on 183 Main St. Fresh Ink is a journal that has been published annually by NVCC for decades, and Read More
The Bethel Board of Education has received a leadership award for exhibiting effective leadership through their cooperative working relationship with superintendent Kevin Smith. The Connecticut Association of Boards of Education presented its Level Two Leadership Award to Bethel during the annual CABE and Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents’ Convention. Smith and board chairman Larry Read More
Emergency responders are on the scene of a three vehicle accident in front of Valero gas station on Danbury Road in New Milford at 11:13 a.m. Thursday. A patient has been extracted from one of the vehicles, according to scanner reports. Danbury Road (Route 7) has one lane open with alternating traffic until further notice.
Saying she wanted to document “how a community moves forward,” freelance writer and communications consultant Sharon Cohen has self-published “Newtown: Moving Forward, A Community Faces the Future After Adversity.” The book describes all of the 75 organizations that were created after the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook tragedy. Her hope is the book will encourage inter-agency cooperation. “Encouraging Read More