Fleeing accident leads to DUI arrest

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A 49-year-old New Milford man is facing charges of evading responsibility and drunken driving related to an April 16 one car crash in the area of Aspetuck Ridge Road. Dennis Federle, of Two Rivers Lane, New Milford was located by New Milford Police April 16 and arrested following a brief investigation after he left the […] [Read More]
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DUI arrest of New Milford man

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A 47-year-old New Milford man is facing drunken driving charges following a police investigation into erratic driving. Keelin Maniscalco, of Adams Lane, New Milford was arrested April 14 on Danbury Road when police responded to a 911 call about an erratic driver, polce said. Mansicalco was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and/or […] [Read More]
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Lake Lillinonah boat launch open

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The newly renovated state boat launch at Route 133 in Bridgewater on Lake Lillinonah has opened for use this weekend. This launch remains open through Sunday, April 20, and then will close again for final paving from Monday, April 21, through Friday, April 25. It reopens Saturday, April 26. Boaters can continue to access the […] [Read More]
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New law to protect horse owners

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A case in the courts for eight years has led to a new law that is making its way through the state General Assembly. That’s in the paper today. Check it out. [Read More]
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Prep your audition pieces for MAR!

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Did you miss your chance to audition for a role in one of the shows being put on by Musicals at Richter this year? You still have a shot to audition for a role in “Anything Goes” or “The Wizard of Oz,” but you better start preparing now – auditions will be at the Melrose […] [Read More]
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Brad Paisley heading our way, again

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 Brad Paisley is headed back to Connecticut.  He recently rocked the crowd at Mohegan Sun.  This time he’s bringing  special guests Randy Houser, Leah   Turner and Charlie Worsham for a concert on Saturday, July 5.  The 7 p.m. show will be at XFINITY Theatre in Hartford.  Tickets go on sale Friday, April 25, at 10 a.m.  Reserved seats are $66 and […] [Read More]
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Data shows childhood obesity in decline

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The latest CDC obesity data, published in the February 26 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, show a significant decline in obesity among children aged 2 to 5 years. Obesity prevalence for this age group went from nearly 14 percent in 2003-2004 to just over 8 percent in 2011-2012 – a decline […] [Read More]
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Area educators invited to Aldrich Art Museum

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Teachers and school administrators are invited to The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum April 24 to mingle with colleagues, meet Aldrich staff, and learn about the Museum’s wide variety of innovative school programs and classroom resources. The 5 pm event will include a guided tour of the new 50th Anniversary series of exhibitions, which highlight not […] [Read More]
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