WestConn Receives Bomb Threat

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UPDATE: 3:48 p.m. Paul Steinmetz, a spokesperson for the university, confirms that the four buildings affected, University Hall, Haas Library, Newbury Hall and the Student Center, have been cleared and deemed safe by state police. The buildings have been declared safe to return to. UPDATE. 2:59 p.m. Several buildings at  Western Connecticut State University’s midtown  […] [Read More]
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Hundreds wait in Danbury to get their iPhone 6

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It was a scene out of Black Friday, as the line of people snaked its way through out the Danbury Fair Mall, weaving in out of kiosks and blocking store fronts. Some slept on the ground, others ate burgers and chatted with strangers next to them, anything to pass the time as they all waited […] [Read More]
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Danbury gas station robbed

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The Sunoco gas station on Newtown Road was robbed Thursday night. According to police, the suspect, a white male, approached the register to make a purchased around 10 p.m. As a worker was ringing up the purchased and opening the cash register,  the man reached over the counter and grabbed money out of the register. […] [Read More]
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Police; Danbury man arrested for selling heroin

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On Thursday Danbury Police arrest a man for selling heroin from his home. After complaints from neighbors that Jeffrey Becker, 25, of Thaddeus Avenue, was selling drugs out of his home, Danbury police executed a search warrant of the property. Inside the home they found a large amount of heroin packaged for sale, cash and […] [Read More]
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Fairfield woman brain dead in New York

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10:05 p.m. UPDATE: The NY Post is now reporting the woman is from Fairfield. ——— ——— ——— Original Post: A 59-year-old woman from New Milford who was struck by a cyclist Thursday afternoon in Central Park has been declared brain dead, the New York Post reports. The woman was crossing the intersection of West Drive and […] [Read More]
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Danbury Union Savings Bank held up Thursday morning

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Officials with Union Savings Bank confirmed that their branch on Main Street in Danbury was held up this morning. Cynthia C. Merkle, the bank’s president and chief operating officer, confirmed that the bank was held up and that nobody was injured as a result of the incident. Merkle said police are investigating the incident. Witnesses […] [Read More]
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Officer Michael Ward holds the Challenge Coin given to him during the swearing in ceremony 9/18 to the New Milford Police Dept

Challenge Coin tradition begins

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NEW MILFORD — A new tradition started Thursday in the New Milford Police Department with the presentation of a Challenge Coin to new officers being sworn in. Officers Christopher Hayes, of Ridgefield, and Michael Ward, of Kent, were the first new members of the force to receive the coin. They were sworn in Thursday at […] [Read More]
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Bethel receives grant to improve downtown

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Bethel will receive $290,149 to improve the town’s commercial center as a part of the state’s Main Street Investment Fund. The town Office of Economic Development applied for a $340,000 state grant for streetscape improvements to attract new businesses downtown back in June. The project will include new sidewalks, accessibility ramps, signage, streetscape, and safety improvement. […] [Read More]
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