Benjamin Seitz death has been ruled a homicide

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The death of 15-month-old Benjamin Seitz has been ruled a homicide by the medical examiner’s office. The cause of death was due to hyperthermia because of environmental exposure, but further details would not be released. It is not immediately clear whether charges will be filed against the boy’s father. Both the Ridgefield police and Stephen J. Sedensky III, […] [Read More]
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Report: Ridgefield toddler’s death a homicide

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The death of a Ridgefield boy who was found dead in a hot car in July has been ruled a homicide by the medical examiner’s office, WTNH News 8 has learned. It is not immediately clear whether charges will be filed against the boy’s father. The death certificate for 15-month-old Benjamin Seitz reads “left in […] [Read More]
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Fire at Candlewood Valley Building on 466 Danbury Road in New Milford. Photo from Michael Lent.

Flames and smoke coming from a condo fire in New Milford

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UPDATE: A person has been transported to Danbury Hospital from the scene of the condo fire. No word on type of injury . There is a residential fire at a condo on 466 Danbury Road in New Milford. Flames and smoke are visible from the Candlewood Valley Building. Mutual aid from Brookfield, Bridgewater and Washington  are […] [Read More]
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Driving drunk through construction zone

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NEW MILFORD — A 52-year-old Danbury man was arrested for drunken driving in a construction zone in New Milford. Segundo Ordonez, of Maple Street, Danbury was arrested Tuesday night at about 10:10 p.m. after he nearly ran down an officer directing traffic during repaving of Route 202, police said. Ordonez car was stopped and he […] [Read More]
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Voter turnout low for Fairfield County towns

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Town turnout numbers are in for last weeks GOP primary elections and two Fairfield County towns are at the bottom of the list. New Fairfield and Ridgefield have the two lowest numbers of turnout in the entire state. According to the Secretary of the State’s office, these numbers have been updated with amended head moderator returns. […] [Read More]
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Head on car collision in Bethel

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There is a head on car accident at the intersection of Grassy Plain Street and Reservoir Street in Bethel. Bethel police and fire department are at the scene. No injuries have been reported, but an ambulance is on scene to check on a 5-year-old, who was a passenger in one of the cars. The fire […] [Read More]
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Rain and fog for Danbury

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Expect rain and thunderstorms for Danbury and surrounding towns for Thursday. According to the National Weather Service, there will be a big chance of showers, with thunderstorms after 11 a.m. The high for the day will be in the upper 70s. Commuters be cautious while driving to work, there will be patchy fog in the area […] [Read More]
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Road work on US7

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Update: Road work has been cleared as of 1 p.m. Drivers beware of road work on US7 Northbound near exit 11. Road crews have closed down the right lane of the highway, delays are possible, according to the DOT. There is no time set for work to finished on the roadway. More information to come. […] [Read More]
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