Danbury to expect morning rain

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Danbury residents should expect rain and clouds for Tuesday. According to the National Weather Service, there is a 60 percent chance of showers before noon. It is possible rain will effect morning commute, drivers should use caution on roads. The rest of the day will be cloudy with a high around 70. Tuesday night will be clear and […] [Read More]
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Danbury man arrested on two warrants

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A Danbury man was arrested on two warrants and threatening police with screwdriver Saturday morning. Police responded to a tip that Franklin Pennil, 49, who had two warrants out for his arrest, was at his home on Homestead Avenue. Pennil was initially charged with unlawful restraint, disorderly conduct and failure to appear for those charges […] [Read More]
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Accused heroin dealer takes plea agreement

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NEW MILFORD — The first of three people arrested in a heroin sweep in New Milford last September has entered a plea agreement with the State’s Attorney. Weston Chavis, 51, of Old Grove Street, New Milford  entered a guilty plea Aug. 19 in Superior Court in Litchfield on two counts of sale of hallucinogen/narcotic as […] [Read More]
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Danbury road closures for Thursday

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On Thursday lanes of I-84 in Danbury will be closed due to bridge inspections. The Department of Transportation will be closing the right and left lanes from exit 6 to 8. The inspection will take place from 10:00 am to 2:00 p.m. Drivers should use different routes to avoid traffic. [Read More]
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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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