Driving drunk through construction zone

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NEW MILFORD — A 52-year-old Danbury man was arrested for drunken driving in a construction zone in New Milford. Segundo Ordonez, of Maple Street, Danbury was arrested Tuesday night at about 10:10 p.m. after he nearly ran down an officer directing traffic during repaving of Route 202, police said. Ordonez car was stopped and he […] [Read More]
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Voter turnout low for Fairfield County towns

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Town turnout numbers are in for last weeks GOP primary elections and two Fairfield County towns are at the bottom of the list. New Fairfield and Ridgefield have the two lowest numbers of turnout in the entire state. According to the¬†Secretary of the State’s office, these numbers have been updated with amended head moderator returns. […] [Read More]
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Head on car collision in Bethel

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There is a head on car accident at the intersection of Grassy Plain Street and Reservoir Street in Bethel. Bethel police and fire department are at the scene. No injuries have been reported, but an ambulance is on scene to check on a 5-year-old, who was a passenger in one of the cars. The fire […] [Read More]
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Rain and fog for Danbury

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Expect rain and thunderstorms for Danbury and surrounding towns for¬†Thursday. According to the National Weather Service, there will be a big chance of showers, with thunderstorms after 11 a.m. The high for the day will be in the upper 70s. Commuters be cautious while driving to work, there will be patchy fog in the area […] [Read More]
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Road work on US7

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Update: Road work has been cleared as of 1 p.m. Drivers beware of road work on US7 Northbound near exit 11. Road crews have closed down the right lane of the highway, delays are possible, according to the DOT. There is no time set for work to finished on the roadway. More information to come. […] [Read More]
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Redding woman charged with animal cruelty due in court

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Update: Lisa Lind-Larsen, 75, has pleaded not guilty on two charges of animal cruelty Wednesday at Danbury Superior Court. Lind-Larsen, of Packer Brook, was charged weeks after she was found mistreating her two mustang horses by state animal control. Redding Police and state animal control officers searched the property on July 10. Authorities found the […] [Read More]
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Ridgefield teens charged with burglary

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Ridgefield police arrested two local teens Monday night on burglary charges. Police officer responded to a burglar alarm at a home on Chestnut Hill Road at 9 p.m. Officers found that a window to the home had been broken and entry was made, police said. Officers found Henry Gough, 19, of High Pasture Road and […] [Read More]
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I-84 Eastbound delay

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Update: Road work has been cleared. Expect delays on I-84 Eastbound between exits 3 and 7. The four mile streach will be under construction for the next four hours, according to the DOT. The left lane of the highway has been closed off. Construction should wrap up around 3:30 p.m. [Read More]
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