Nathan Pineda has been reported missing from Danbury.

Silver Alert issued for Danbury man

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Danbury police requested a Silver Alert for Nathan Pineda, 21, of Danbury. He is described by police as a 6-foot, 190-lb white man with brown hair and brown eyes, last seen wearing a gray and black hoodie sweatshirt and jeans. If you see Pineda or know where he is, call Danbury Police at 203-797-4614. [Read More]
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Members of Danbury Concert Chorus sing in concert.

“Choral Gems” offered in Danbury Saturday

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The Danbury Concert Chorus will present a free concert of “Choral Gems” at St. James Episcopal Church, 25 West St. in Danbury at 8 p.m., this Saturday, Oct. 25. Danbury Concert Chorus, conducted by Christine R. Howlett, will perform a variety of beloved choral works, including folk song arrangements by Aaron Copland, “I Was Glad,” […] [Read More]
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Fun Days at Flanders in Woodbury include hiking the trails.

Kids can take a hike during Fun Days at Flanders

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A Flanders Outdoor Adventure, during which kids in kindergarten through fifth grade can enjoy a full day exploring the trails, forest pond and fields of Flanders Nature Center, 5 Church Hill Road in Woodbury, is planned for Tuesday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants will look for tracks and signs of what […] [Read More]
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Internet safety program offered at Newtown library

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The Cyrenius H. Booth Library will host an Internet Safety seminar for ornris hosting a Parent Speaker series on Internet safety as it affects “teens and tweens with keynote speaker Scott Driscoll, a former youth officer and a federal Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force member. The program will be held on Wednesday at 7 […] [Read More]
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Traffic on I-84 in Danbury

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A two car accident is blocking the right lane of I-84 and causing traffic to back up on the Eastbound side of the highway. The accident occurred at 12:30 p.m. at exit 7. There are no injuries, but the cars have not been cleared.   Traffic has extended from exit 7 down to exit 4. [Read More]
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Ridgefield girl creates “Shake It Off” campaign for dad suffering from Parkinson’s

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Zoe Butchen wants people to “Shake It Off” for Parkinson’s disease. The  14-year-old Ridgefield girl has started a fundraising campaign using Taylor Swift’s  hit song, “Shake it Off,” to raise money for Parkinson’s disease, which her father Jeff was diagnosed with last year. Zoe said she got the idea for the campaign because she always […] [Read More]
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This new kind of fish tank, called My Fun Fish, is making life easier in our house

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Since this is our “offbeat” blog, I wanted to tell you about an unusual new fish tank I recently tried out for our family’s betta fish. The tank is called My Fun Fish, and I like it very much. As a busy, working mom, I wanted to share this news in case it will help […] [Read More]
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2 car crash on Kent Road Thursday morning

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NEW MILFORD — Early Thursday morning New Milford Police responded to a two car crash on Kent Road in the area of Route 37. A black Mercedes ML320 was traveling south on Kent Road about 66 feet south of Route 37 when a black Volvo XC90 crossed the center line and hit the Mercedes on […] [Read More]
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