Danbury DMV being evacuated due to suspicious package

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Suspicious package delivered to Danbury DMV at 2 Lee Mac Avenue. Danbury Fire Department and Connecticut State Police are on scene. The building is being evacuate. [Read More]
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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 12:42 p.m. — A resident of the building, Cathy, last name has not been released, was covered with soot. She was transported to Danbury Hospital with smoke inhalation. Paula Pugliese was in unit 4 when her daughter smelled smoke. They got out as fire ran down the roof. Angola Appi, was driving by the building, […] [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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