Fire burns historic Bethel home

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BETHEL — A fire tore through a historic Blackman Avenue home Monday afternoon. The fire broke out at about noon Monday. Multiple departments responded to the blaze. This post will be updated as more details are available. [Read More]
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A Christmas cross shone for years at Happy Acres Farm in Sherman. This year town officials say it can't be lit.

Happy Acres Christmas cross dark this year

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SHERMAN  – A Christmas cross has shined for years on the silo at Happy Acres Farm but this year town officials have decided the cross cannot be lit. The farm is now town-owned and officials believe it would be inappropriate to send a religious message by lighting the cross. Some residents in the town are outraged […] [Read More]
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State Police will be out in force of the holiday weekend.

State Police increase DUI patrols in Danbury area

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With Christmas less than a week away, the State Police are launching Operation S.A.N.T.A. The initiative, which stands for stop another needles tragic accident, aims to curb drunken driving with increased patrols during the holiday period. “There are higher DUI arrests and accidents during the holiday season,” said Lt. Paul Vance, spokesman for the State […] [Read More]
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DUI arrest following Danbury crash

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DANBURY — A 30 year old city man is facing drunk driving charges following two car crash Sunday about 3:10 a.m. Marco Robles, of Franklin Street Extension, Danbury was arrested after he drove his car through a red light on Main Street at the corner of Rose Street, striking a 2002 Honada traveling eastbound on […] [Read More]
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Danbury’s bravest collect toys for agency’s neediest

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Members of the Danbury Volunteer Fire Council and its 12 volunteer fire companies emptied truck after truck Saturday filled with toys for kids served by Family & Children’s Aid. The firefighters, many of them wearing Santa hats, unloaded the toys bucket-brigade style. There were basketballs and dolls, building blocks and stuffed animals, every toy imaginable for kids on Santa’s list. […] [Read More]
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COPS: Burglary at Tambascios Restaurant

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NEWTOWN — Police are investigating a complaint received Thursday of a commercial burglary at Tambascios Restaurant, 1 Dodgingtown Road. The burglary is believed to have occurred on Dec. 8. Anyone with information is asked to call Officer McDermott, Newtown Police, 203-426-5841.   [Read More]
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Fugitive from justice arrest of Newtown man

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NEWTOWN — A 33 year old Newtown man was to be  arraigned Friday as a fugitive from justice on an extradition warrant from Florida. Brendan Damato, of Valley View Road, Newtown, turned himself in to Newtown Police Dec. 8 on the outstanding Florida warrant stemming from drug charges from Oct. 13, according to the judicial […] [Read More]
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Holiday decoration vandals in Newtown

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NEWTOWN — Police are asking residents to report any suspicious activity around holiday decorations in Newtown. Decorations were vandalized on Saturday near Route 302 in the area of Boggs Hill Road and South Main Street. A similar incident happened overnight on Dec. 6 when ornatments and decorations were taken from several businesses in Village Square, […] [Read More]
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