Fairfield County can access farmers markets online

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Fresh Nation and HealthyCT launched a new program to bring local, fresh food to Fairfield County on Wednesday. The non-profit health insurance company will be promoting Fresh Nation’s website, an online market place exclusively for local farmers markets. Residents can shop on HealthyCT’s website and Fresh Nation workers will fill customer’s online orders, and deliver them directly to […] [Read More]
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18-month-old left in vehicle

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On Wednesday morning the Bethel Police responded to the YMCA on Grassy Plain Street to investigate a report of a child left alone in a car. It was discovered that Madai Cervantes, 31, of Danbury had left her 18-month-old son in his car seat while she dropped of her 5-year-old child at school, police said. […] [Read More]
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CL&P proposes to increase rates

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CL&P has filed an application with the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority for a proposed increase in rates for delivering electricity. The proposal would increase the monthly residential charge from the current $16 to $25.50 per month, according to a statement given by CL&P. The increase in rates would try to address the $117 million […] [Read More]
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Two vehicle car accident has cause delays on I-84 Eastbound
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Car accident on I-84

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Two cars have been involved in an accident on I-84 Eastbound, between exits 8 and 7. An SUV has reportedly rolled over on the right lane of the highway, said police. The driver of the car was able to get out of the car safely. Only minor injuries have been reported. The center and right […] [Read More]
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Danbury teen arrested for sexual assault

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A Danbury teenager was arrested Monday for sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl. Johnny Zaruma, 19, has been investigated by the Danbury Police Department’s Special Victims Unit since February of this year. After receiving reports regarding a pregnant 14-year-old girl, police said. It was suspected that Zaruma was the father, based on the investigation an arrest warrant was […] [Read More]
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No firm answers yet in fatal Brookfield crash

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Brookfield Police Major Jay Purcell said Tuesday afternoon that the investigation into the cause of the collision on Candlewood Lake Road that killed one 19-year-old driver, and injured a second, 16-year-old driver, is continuing as the department awaits final words from the medical examiner’s office. But Purcell stated that no charges are expected to be […] [Read More]
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Mother of Ridgefield toddler speaks out

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RIDGEFIELD — Lindsey Rogers-Seitz spoke with The News-Times Tuesday about the circumstances following the death of her 15-month-old son Benjamin, who died earlier this month after being left in a car by his father. “He was always just so happy,” said Rogers-Seitz. “He said, ‘mommy’ for the first time the Saturday before it happened.” She […] [Read More]
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Lake Waramaug beach reopened

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KENT — The state beach in Kent on Lake Waramuag was reopened Tuesday by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. The beach had been closed since last week when a routine bacteria sampling was done by the DEEP. Indicator bacteria are not disease carrying pathogen but are a tool used to evaluate the potential […] [Read More]
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