Sports announcer Paul Baker has died

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DANBURY — Paul Baker, 94, a beloved sports announcer in Danbury, has died. For generations of Danbury families, Baker was the voice of their city, the man who immortalized their kids on the basketball court, the baseball diamond or on the football field. “Sports was the glue to the city. It’s what kept everyone together,” […] [Read More]
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Violation of probation for New Milford man

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NEW MILFORD — A 37-year-old local man is facing violation of probation charges. Hugo Marin-Chacon, of Wellsville Avenue, New Milford was arrested Sept. 11 at 50 Bridge St. on a warrant for violation of probation. He was released on $1,000 bond with a court date of Sept. 22 in Superior Court in Bantam. Marin-Chacon was […] [Read More]
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Gun fired during argument leads to arrest

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NEW MILFORD — A 22-year-old local man is facing charges related to the reported firing of a gun during an argument. Douglas Leach, of West Meeting House Road, New Milford was arrested Saturday at 3:22 a.m. when he was located in Washington after police responded to a call regarding a dispute. Leach was charged with […] [Read More]
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CL&P phone scam hits Brookfield restaurant

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A phone scam involving alleged Connecticut Light & Power officials has struck Brookfield. The owner of Rickyl’s Brookfield Luncheonette, received a call Friday from a man saying he was from CL&P and that if he didn’t pay his monthly electric bill, the company would shut his power off. The “CL&P official” told the owner to call […] [Read More]
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Danbury police charge man with sexual assault

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After two months of investigation, the Danbury police have arrested a Torrington man for sexually abusing a minor. On Thursday detectives from the Special Victims Unit charged George Dollof, 24, with sexual assault in the fourth degree, risk of injury to a minor and sexual contact with a minor. Dollof was being investigated after a […] [Read More]
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Car drove in to trees on Fairview Avenue and Downs Street.

Car hits tree in Danbury

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Update: A fire department official said the driver was coming off the highway and lost control of his car when he hit the tree. The driver was conscious and alert when he was taken to the hospital. The car sustained heavy damage to the front end. No name is being released. Original: A car has driven off […] [Read More]
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Ives Concert Park to hold new race in Danbury

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Ives Concert Park is hosting a 5k run-walk to provide funding for arts and cultural programs. The new race will take place on Sunday, Sept. 21. The course will rung along scenic gardens of Ives Concert Park and Western Connecticut State University’s Westside campus. Sponsors who donate a certain amount of money will get privileges […] [Read More]
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Free veteran services fair

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Veterans across Connecticut can receive a variety of free services on Friday. Services range from medical, legal, employment and motor vehicle during the state’s “Stand Down” event. The service fair will be held at the Connecticut Veterans Home in Rocky Hill from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. If a veteran needs transportation the Department of Transportation and […] [Read More]
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