Danbury DMV being evacuated

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The Department of Motor Vehicles on Lee Mac Avenue is being evacuated. There are reports of smoke in the building, the Danbury Fire Department is responding to the DMV. More to come. [Read More]
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WNPR 90.5 FM off the air

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WNPR’s 90.5 FM Meridan signal went down Tuesday morning. Engineers are working to fix the problem but there is no estimated time when the station will be back on the air on that signal. National Public Radio programming can still be heard on 91.9 Springfield, Mass.; 99.5 Storrs; 90.1 Willimantic; 89.1 Norwich/New London and 88.5 […] [Read More]
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Police: Danbury men arrested for fighting

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Two Danbury men were arrested for fighting over money at a gas station. Danbury police responded to a fight that occurred on Newtown Road late Friday night. Mario Cardenas-Bautista, 25 told officers he had an agreement with a co-worker to split the cost of a bill, but he left before the debut was settled. Later that […] [Read More]
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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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