Pedestrian struck by car in Danbury

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Update: The male pedestrian was brought to Danbury Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Police say the man stepped out into traffic at 6:19 p.m. Driver of minivan that struck man not at fault.   A pedestrian was struck by a car on Newtown Road shortly after 6 p.m., according to initial police reports. The accident happened […] [Read More]
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Classes help stressed Danbury parents cope

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Positive Discipline of Western, CT is offering parenting classes in Danbury. The 6- week classes help parents balance daily challenges and develop “respectful relationships and encourage their children to be more responsible.” For more information, visit their website  for a schedule of classes or call their Brookfield office at 203-794-6106. [Read More]
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This bag fell off a boat being towed in Rainbow, Conn., recently.

Hey, Roy, you dropped something in Rainbow!

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  Keys and other items were in a bag that fell off a boat being towed in Rainbow, Conn. Turning on to an entrance ramp to Route 20 in Rainbow, Conn., Dirk Francois noticed a bag fall off the back of a boat being transported. By the time he stopped and retrieved the bag and […] [Read More]
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Ridgefield man sentenced to state prison

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A Ridgefield man has been sentenced to serve one to four years in prison after pleading guilt in a Westchester County District Court. Jeremy Winter, 51, of Douglas Lane, was arrested in February 2013 after an investigation into fraudulent claims against Winter. Winter was a branch manager at TD Bank in Larchmont, New York when […] [Read More]
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Paving work done elsewhere in Connecticut shows some of what goes into a repaving project such as that planned in Bridgewater.

Repaving means road closure in Bridgewater

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The Town of Bridgewater Department of Public Works has announced a temporary road closure for Second Hill Road from the intersection of Route 67 to approximately 110 Second Hill Road for repaving, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 22 through Oct. 17. Closure will be weather dependent, and when no work is being done, […] [Read More]
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Two car accident blocking two lanes. Photo from the Department of Transportation.

Car accident closes two lanes on I-84 in Danbury

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A two vehicle car accident in Danbury is causing delays for I-84. The right and center lanes of I-84 Westbound between exits 5 and 4 are closed due to the accident. Traffic is backing up, drivers should find alternative routes. No reports of injuries or when the road will be cleared.   [Read More]
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Brookfield man arrested for assault

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Brookfield police arrested a man for violating a protective order after he assaulting a woman. Kevin Santos, 20, of Brookfield was arrested Monday after police were call to an assault. The victim, a woman, had made the phone call. Police said there was an incident that happened inside the home that caused the victim to […] [Read More]
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Congressional debate in Danbury

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Incumbent Rep. Elizabeth Esty, will be facing off against her Republican challenger, businessman Mark Greenberg, for the first time in Danbury. The debate will be held at the Portuguese Cultural Center on Oct. 9, at 7 p.m. Jara Burnett from the League of Women Voters of Connecticut will be moderating the debate.   [Read More]
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