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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Mount Pleasant AME Zion celebrates 125th anniversary

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For 125 years, Mount Pleasant Zion AME Church at 69 Rowan Street has proven to be a faith and civic sanctuary for generations of predominantly black families, embracing and emboldening them to live out their Christian beliefs in the world beyond. The weekend of April 25 through April 27 the current 138-member, multi-generational congregation that today incorporates […] [Read More]
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Four local students honored as Governor’s Scholars

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William Boughman of Ridgefield High, Thomas George of Danbury High, Madeline Kroot of Bethel High and Gabrielle Richichi of New Fairfield High are among the 30 high school juniors in the state selected as Governors’ Scholars for 2014. The program recognizes academically talented high school students in schools throughout the state. High school principals can […] [Read More]
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Drink for a good cause at Pippa’s

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Pippa’s Sports Cafe in Danbury is hoping to have a big night on April 29. But much of the money won’t be staying at the bar. Twenty percent of sales from that night will go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The event is organized by Keri DeGross, a Danbury-area woman in the running for […] [Read More]
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Bethel hosts ecumenical way of cross

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There will be an ECUMENICAL WAY OF THE CROSS on Good Friday, April 18,  at noon in Bethel. It will start on the sidewalk in front of the Bishop Curtis Homes. In the event of inclement weather, participants should meet at The First Congregational Church of Bethel. For details, call Tony Caraluzzi at 203-730-0804 [Read More]
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Boughton releases 2013 tax return

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Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, a Republican candidate in the gubernatorial race, today released a copy of his 2013 federal tax return, which showed a combined income between he and his wife, Phyllis Boughton, of almost $180,000 last year. He also called on other GOP gubernatorial hopefuls to release their own returns. “Being Connecticut’s Governor is […] [Read More]
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What parents need to know about the Internet

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Parents can learn about the Internet and the dangers it poses to their children at a informational session at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Tuesday, April 22 at  7 p.m. The presentation is sponsored by the Ridgefield Police Department and the Ridgefield school system. Wilton Police Department Detective. R. Scott Sear will lead the discussion. Sear, […] [Read More]
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