Fairfield woman brain dead in New York

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10:05 p.m. UPDATE: The NY Post is now reporting the woman is from Fairfield. ——— ——— ——— Original Post: A 59-year-old woman from New Milford who was struck by a cyclist Thursday afternoon in Central Park has been declared brain dead, the New York Post reports. The woman was crossing the intersection of West Drive and […] [Read More]
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Danbury Union Savings Bank held up Thursday morning

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Officials with Union Savings Bank confirmed that their branch on Main Street in Danbury was held up this morning. Cynthia C. Merkle, the bank’s president and chief operating officer, confirmed that the bank was held up and that nobody was injured as a result of the incident. Merkle said police are investigating the incident. Witnesses […] [Read More]
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Officer Michael Ward holds the Challenge Coin given to him during the swearing in ceremony 9/18 to the New Milford Police Dept

Challenge Coin tradition begins

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NEW MILFORD — A new tradition started Thursday in the New Milford Police Department with the presentation of a Challenge Coin to new officers being sworn in. Officers Christopher Hayes, of Ridgefield, and Michael Ward, of Kent, were the first new members of the force to receive the coin. They were sworn in Thursday at […] [Read More]
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Bethel receives grant to improve downtown

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Bethel will receive $290,149 to improve the town’s commercial center as a part of the state’s Main Street Investment Fund. The town Office of Economic Development applied for a $340,000 state grant for streetscape improvements to attract new businesses downtown back in June. The project will include new sidewalks, accessibility ramps, signage, streetscape, and safety improvement. […] [Read More]
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Danbury man arrested for sexual assault

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Danbury Police arrested a suspect in a sexual assault on Tuesday. Marcelio Cajilema, 24, was arrested after reports of an assault that took place at East Liberty Street, police said. He was charged with two counts of larceny six, criminal violation of a protective order, assault in third, criminal attempt to commit sexual assault in the […] [Read More]
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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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