Newtown to close roads for Labor Day Parade

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For the 53rd year, Newtown will be holding their annual Labor Day Parade. The Newtown Police Department has issued a statement that multiple roads will be closed next Monday from 9:40 a.m to 1:15 p.m. The roads are: Route 25 at Pleasant Road and Reservoir Road Main Street Church Hill Road Route 25 at Elm […] [Read More]
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Deceased dog in car was in fact a cat

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Tuesday it was reported that a dead dog was found in a car, but police have now said it was actually a cat. A Honda was illegally parked at the Brookside Condos in Danbury yesterday afternoon, as the car was being towed witnesses saw a dead animal in a carrying case in the back of […] [Read More]
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Resurfacing on Route 302

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The Connecticut Department of Transportation will be closing lanes on Rout 302 in Bethel and Newtown for milling and resurfacing. Construction on the 8 mile section will continue through September 3. Residents should expect lane closures and detours in the area. Traffic control will be provided to guide drivers through the work zone. Lanes will be closed between 8:30 […] [Read More]
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Blood, Sweat & Tears at ‘Taste of Greater Danbury’

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A Taste of Greater Danbury, the city’s super-sized food fest, returns the first weekend in September with a smorgasbord of great music and delicious culinary offerings. This year’s festival will be Saturday, Sept. 6, from noon to 10 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 7, from noon to 7 p.m. on the CityCenter Green (at Ives Street) in […] [Read More]
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Danbury volunteers supply 333 kids with new backpacks

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DANBURY – A back-to-school supply drive sponsored by the United Way raised more than $58,000 to buy a stocked backpack for 333 city kids on their first day of school. Each student received $175 worth of school supplies that included a $100 gift card to purchase school clothing. Sponsored by the Volunteer Center of United […] [Read More]
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Free admittance day at Danbury Museum

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The Danbury Museum & Historical Society will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, Sept. 27, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s tenth annual Museum Day Live! A nationwide event, Museum Day Live! offers free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket at a participating museum or cultural institution. The Museum Day Live! ticket […] [Read More]
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Dead dog found in car

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The Danbury Police Department responded to reports of a dead dog found in the back of a parked car around 1 p.m. Tuesday. Police said, that a car was illegally parked at the Brookside Condos on 7 Padanaram Road. As the car was about to be towed, witnesses saw the dog lying in a crate. Police […] [Read More]
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Rare white deer spotted in Danbury

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Shelley Lowell, of Danbury, was walking her dog around her property last Sunday when she witnessed a rare sight. A white deer was grazing on the outskirts of her home. Lowell, who always feeds the deer that come through her property, had never see a white deer before. “She was just staring at me and […] [Read More]
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