The Crestwood Drive home on fire. (Photo: Jack Bouffard / Contributed)

Danbury house fire near Candlewood Lake

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DANBURY – City firefighters were putting out a house fire near Candlewood Lake Tuesday evening. Details about the single family home fire at 1 Crestwood Drive were not immediately available. The fire department would only say that the home was fully engulfed shortly after 5:30 pm. [Read More]

Danbury family warns: Don’t fall for IRS phone scam

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A Danbury family has reported receiving numerous phone calls from a man claiming to be from the IRS, who says that their daughter owes money to the IRS. This ploy has surfaced as a scam before, but since this family has received calls as recently as today, Sept. 30, it bears repeating: the IRS notifies […] [Read More]
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Fog warning for the Danbury area

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The National Weather Service has issued a fog weather advisory Tuesday morning for the Danbury area. According to the weather service, there will be patches of fog with only a quarter mile or less of visibility. Drivers are urged to be cautious during the morning commute. If drivers encounter fog and reduced visibility, the weather […] [Read More]
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I-84 delays ahead for Newtown

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For the next three days drivers might hit some delays while driving through Newtown. The Department of Transportation will be closing lanes as they inspect bridges in the area. Starting Tuesday, there will be closures on I-84 Eastbound between exits 11 and 12. Crews will be alternating between closing the left and right lanes. The same area […] [Read More]
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Engine fire stops Metro-North Danbury train

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CANNONDALE — A Metro-North Danbury line train from Grand Central Station was stopped in Cannondale at about 6:40 p.m. Monday when engineers spotted an engine fire. About 150 passengers were evacuated from the train. The passengers were never in danger as the fire was contained in the engine, according to MTA Metro-North Railroad spokesman Salvatore […] [Read More]
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Danbury teen missing: Case resolved

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UPDATE: Sept. 29, 8:07 p.m. Silver Alert canceled on Henry Hernandez. Case resolved, per CT State Police   DANBURY — A Silver Alert has been issued for an endangered runaway. Henry Hernandez, 17, was last seen wearing a black peacoat, black jeans and sneakers, possibly a grey sweater. He is described as white, with black […] [Read More]
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Video: Demolition at Fairfield Hills

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The demolition of Danbury Hall, one of the remaining structures from Fairfield Hills hospital, began Monday in Newtown. [Read More]
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Maryland woman charged with drunken driving

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NEW MILFORD — A Maryland woman is facing drunk driving charges after being stopped for erratic driving in New Milford. Hediberto Lopez, of Silver Spring, MD was stopped Sunday about 1:30 p.m. at 360 Danbury Road after an officer saw her 2001 red Nissan Xterra driving erratically, police said. Following an interview, investigation and field […] [Read More]
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