Newtown High School student arrested

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A student was arrested for having marijuana at Newtown High School, police said. Last Wednesday, Newtown police went to the high school on a tip of drug use on school grounds. After searching the student, police found a small amount of marijuana in their backpack. The student’s name is not being released due to his […] [Read More]
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Motorcyclist spanks woman on butt in Newtown

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Newtown police are investigating an assault that took place on Monday. Police say a woman was jogging down Dinglebrook Lane, when a motorcyclist came up behind her and hit the woman on the butt with his hand. The motorcyclist then took off. Anyone with information is asked to call the Newtown police at (203) 426-5841.   […] [Read More]
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Danbury DMV being evacuated

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  UPDATE: According to the Danbury Fire Department, the smoke came from a t-shirt burning in a dryer a building over. People are being let back in to the DMV. Original: The Department of Motor Vehicles on Lee Mac Avenue is being evacuated. There are reports of smoke in the building, the Danbury Fire Department is responding to […] [Read More]
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WNPR 90.5 FM off the air

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WNPR’s 90.5 FM Meridan signal went down Tuesday morning. Engineers are working to fix the problem but there is no estimated time when the station will be back on the air on that signal. National Public Radio programming can still be heard on 91.9 Springfield, Mass.; 99.5 Storrs; 90.1 Willimantic; 89.1 Norwich/New London and 88.5 […] [Read More]
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Police: Danbury men arrested for fighting

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Two Danbury men were arrested for fighting over money at a gas station. Danbury police responded to a fight that occurred on Newtown Road late Friday night. Mario Cardenas-Bautista, 25 told officers he had an agreement with a co-worker to split the cost of a bill, but he left before the debut was settled. Later that […] [Read More]
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Danbury to expect morning rain

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Danbury residents should expect rain and clouds for Tuesday. According to the National Weather Service, there is a 60 percent chance of showers before noon. It is possible rain will effect morning commute, drivers should use caution on roads. The rest of the day will be cloudy with a high around 70. Tuesday night will be clear and […] [Read More]
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Danbury man arrested on two warrants

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A Danbury man was arrested on two warrants and threatening police with screwdriver Saturday morning. Police responded to a tip that Franklin Pennil, 49, who had two warrants out for his arrest, was at his home on Homestead Avenue. Pennil was initially charged with unlawful restraint, disorderly conduct and failure to appear for those charges […] [Read More]
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Accused heroin dealer takes plea agreement

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NEW MILFORD — The first of three people arrested in a heroin sweep in New Milford last September has entered a plea agreement with the State’s Attorney. Weston Chavis, 51, of Old Grove Street, New Milford  entered a guilty plea Aug. 19 in Superior Court in Litchfield on two counts of sale of hallucinogen/narcotic as […] [Read More]
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