BTS Danbury 2014 (2)

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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Brookfield woman charged with DUI while driving with children

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Brookfield police arrested a woman Sunday night who passed out while driving her car with children inside. Officers found a black BMW running in the middle of Signal Hill Road late Sunday evening. When officers approached the car they found Emily Wild, 45, unconscious and slumped over the steering wheel. Three children where found in […] [Read More]
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Delays on I-84 in Southbury

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Expect delays Tuesday morning while driving on I-84 in Southbury. The right lane is closed on I-84 Eastbound between exits 11 and 13. The 2.7 mile stretch  will be under construction until 6:51 am.   [Read More]
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Teenager in Bethel arrested for sexual assault

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A Bethel teen was charged Thursday for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor. Jonathan Delossantos, 18, was arrested after Bethel police investigated a complaint made by the parents of a 14-year-old victim. Delossantos was charged with sexual assault in the second degree and risk of injury to a child. He is due in court on Friday, […] [Read More]
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DOT to inspect bridges in Newtown

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Two roads in Newtown will be closed this week for bridge inspections. The Department of Transportation will be evaluating the bridges for safety modifications. For Monday Bancrorft Road will be closed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. please find alternative route. On Tuesday I-84 left and right lanes will be closed at exits 11 and 12. The […] [Read More]
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