Snow advisory school closings

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Schools are closed Wednesday, Nov. 26 in: Bethel, Brookfield, New Milford, Newtown, Redding, Region 12, Ridgefield, Sherman, and Henry Abott Tech in Danbury.   [Read More]
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DUI patrols & checkpoints Thanksgiving weekend

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DANBURY — State Police are implementing Operation CARE (Combined Accident Reduction Effort) starting at midnight Tuesday until midnight Dec. 1. Special emergency State Police vehicles will be in use as part of the storm plan in the event they are needed for an emergency. Additional troopers will patrol roads and highways across the state focusing […] [Read More]
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Schmotter retiring in July from WCSU

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DANBURY — James W. Schmotter, president of Western Connecticut State Univerisyt, announced today that he will retire on July 1, 2015, after more than 10 years leading the school. “I can’t say enough about the enthusiasm, commitment and accomplishments of this university’s faculty, staff, and students,” Schmotter said in an email to the university. “And […] [Read More]
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Ridgefield man fatally struck by two cars

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A Ridgefield man was fatally struck by two cars while walking on an interstate in Nashville, TN Sunday morning. Lt. James Garvey, 24, was hit at 3:45 a.m. when a┬áChevrolet Cavalier driven by Alexander Morris, 25, of Antioch, TN was driving east when he struck Garvey, police said. It is unclear if he was crossing […] [Read More]
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New Milford middle schooler arrested

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A New Milford middle school student has been arrested in connected with the latest in a recent string of school threats in the area. A Schaghticoke Middle School teacher found a notebook Friday that had been left in a classroom, said JeanAnn Paddyfote, superintendent of New Milford schools. The teacher flipped through the notebook to […] [Read More]
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Emergency crews are on scene of the accident on I-84 Eastbound. Department of Transportation.

Car accident on I-84 in Danbury

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Update 8:45 a.m. The left lane of I-84 Eastbound is reopened, crews have left the scene. Original 7:50 a.m. State Police and the Danbury Fire Department are responding to a one car accident on I-84 Eastbound right before the Exit 8 off ramp. The accident is off to the shoulder and is not to serious, […] [Read More]
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Robbery at gun point

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The Valero gas station on Danbury Road (route 7) in New Milford was held up at gun point Monday about 9:05 pm. The K-9 unit was called out by the party was not caught, police said. [Read More]
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Danbury to get 6 inches of snow

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Danbury is expected to receive six inches of snow on one of the busiest travel days of the year. A winter storm watch is in effect for Danbury and surrounding towns from Wednesday morning through Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service. The morning will begin with rain and snow, becoming all snow after […] [Read More]
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