Danbury branch bank held up for small amount of cash

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The day after Christmas, police detectectives were hunting for a man who stole a small amount of cash after passing a teller demanding money from the Savings Bank of Danbury branch in the Berkshire Shopping Plaza on Old Newtown Road. Police were called late in the afternoon for what was described as an older, heavy-set […] [Read More]
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Southbury man arrested on weapons charges

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A Southbury man was pulled over Sunday night for texting and driving, but State Police arrested him after they found something else in his car. James Johannessen, 31, was driving down Interstate 84 and was pulled over at Exit 16 in Middlebury by State Police for using his cell phone while driving, police said. Although, […] [Read More]
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Bethel officials will hold special town meeting

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The town of Bethel will be holding a special town meeting on Monday, Dec. 29 to discuss the Clarke Business Park. The meeting will be to consider extending the rules and regulations governing the business park for an additional ten years. Residents that are registarted to vote are welcome at the meeting, which will be at the […] [Read More]
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Redding police searching for man involved with breaking into a home

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One Danbury teen has been arrested and wounded after attempting to break into a Redding home early Wednesday morning. Marte Keffry, 18, was arrested by the Redding police after he and another man tried to steal two dirt bikes from a home. Redding police responded to the home at 1:30 a.m. after the homeowner caught […] [Read More]
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Police: Newtown woman caused two car accidents in Bethel

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Tuesday’s two car accidents that occurred within 30 minutes of each other and shut down one side of Route 6 in Bethel were all caused by one woman. Wendy Hanscom-Bolton, 46, of Newtown was arrested for her involvement in two car accidents on Stony Hill Road, police said. Bethel police responded to multiple reports of […] [Read More]
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Chief RIchard Velky of the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation in Kent is shown in 1999 at the fire ring of the tribal pavilion where gatherings are held on the reservation.

New regulations may keep a Kent tribe’s fight alive

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KENT — A recent court ruling denied a claim by the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation for a large parcel of land in Kent that could someday have been home to a casino. But local and state officials fear proposed federal regulations could reopen the door for the STN and other tribes laying claim to Connecticut land. […] [Read More]
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A foggy and rainy commute for Danbury

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It is going to be a rainy Christmas Eve, as a large storm system makes its way through the state. Danbury and surrounding towns have been issued a hazardous weather outlook, as well as a fog warning, according to the National Weather Service. There will be areas of dense fog that will continue into the […] [Read More]
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Two car accidents on Stony Hill Road causing traffic

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Two car accidents within 30 minutes of each other shut down one side of Route 6 in Bethel causing a back up of traffic. One side of Route 6 has just been reopened after a multiple car accident at 18 Stony Hill involving a 6-month pregnant woman. No injuries were reported but the accident did […] [Read More]
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