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The drone as archeologist

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As we know, drones are getting a lot of press. Google, Yahoo and Amazon are all studying drones for new ways to deliver goods and information. But they’re also proving increasingly valuable to archeologists. The latest example of this is in New Mexico about 40 miles away from Chaco Canyon. Archeologists had  discovered  the remains […] [Read More]
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Some Bethel water pipes to be cleaned

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Aquarion Water Company will conduct a water main cleaning project in Bethel’s Chimney Heights system from Monday, April 21 through Friday, April 25 between 8 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. The water main cleaning project is being undertaken to ensure that customers continue to receive high quality water. The Chimney Heights project should last approximately one […] [Read More]
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Litchfield County Pickers under the gun

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NEW MILFORD  – Junk or second-hand store? It’s all in the eyes of the beholder. Merton Larmore’s Litchfield County Pickers shop at 7 Kent Road in New Milford has been under fire from the town’s Zoning Commission for violating regulations. Larmore may have finally settled the matter. He has been given 30 days to construct […] [Read More]
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Smoke-Free parks proposed

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NEW MILFORD — Town health director Mike Crespan has approached the New Milford Parks & Recreation Commission about having tobacco-free areas in town parks. The initiative is part of a Community Transformation Grant through the Torrington Health District, Crespan said. He has asked Parks & Recreation to consider appropriate parks, such as those with children’s […] [Read More]
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Neufeld paintings donated to town

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NEW MILFORD — Two matted and framed original Woldemar Neufeld paintings were donated to the town of New Milford by Webster Bank. The paintings — one of the Boardman Bridge (1973) and one of Lovers Leap Bridge (1975) — are on exhibit in Roger Sherman Town Hall. One is in Mayor Pat Murphy’s office and […] [Read More]
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DUI arrest of Danbury man

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Brett Fournier, 28, of Topstone Drive, Danbury is facing a drunken driving charge resulting from a traffic stop in New Milford. Fournier failed a field sobriety test after being stopped by police for failure to drive in the proper lane at 520 Danbury Road on April 13 at 2 a.m., according to police. He is […] [Read More]
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Danbury man charged with sex assault

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DANBURY - A 19-year-old Danbury man has been charged with fourth-degree sexual assault and two counts of risk of injury to a minor, police said Tuesday, Kyle Biscia, of 40 Acre Mountain Road, was charged as the result of an investigation by detectives from the Special Victims Unit for a incidents that occurred between December 2013 and March, police said. […] [Read More]
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Democrats offer challenge for 107th District

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Brookfield Democrat Dan Smolnik announced Tuesday his candidacy for the 107th State General Assembly District, one that has been traditionally a Republican seat and now held by a 15-year Republican incumbent David Scribner of Brookfield. The district includes all of Brookfield, the Stony Hill portion of Bethel and a sliver of Danbury on Candlewood Lake near the […] [Read More]
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