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Danbury teenage businessman Ian Bick arrested

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DANBURY – Teenage businessman Ian Bick was arrested Tuesday on a misdemeanor charge of second-degree criminal mischief. Police would not elaborate on the charge, except to say that the 19-year-old was released on $500 bail and is due in City Court on Sept. 10. Bick, the owner of the live music venue Tuxedo Junction on […] [Read More]
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93-year-old dancer crashes car twice into Danbury studio

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DANBURY – A 93-year-old New Fairfield woman on her way to a ballroom dance class jumped the curb with her car and slammed into the brick exterior wall of the studio before throwing the car into reverse and crashing it into the building for a second time. The driver, Thelma Ferrari, told an eyewitness that […] [Read More]
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Mushrooms and more to be found Saturday in Danbury

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These mushrooms come up in huge quantity in the fall. You might be able to find some Saturday during a three-hour walking tour with Wildman Steve Brill at Tarrywile Park in Danbury. This foraging tour, conducted in conjunction with the Danbury Parks and Recreation Department, will begin at 1 p.m. in the lower parking lot […] [Read More]
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The Italian-American  the Amerigo Vespucci Annual Italian Festival at the Amerigo Vespucci Lodge, which was denied permission last week to use part of a city park for overflow parking.

Danbury rejects parking request for Italian club

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DANBURY – There will be no parking agreement on city park land for an Italian social club, a committee of City Council members and department heads has agreed. Members of the Amerigo Vespucci Lodge on Vespucci Drive had asked to use a portion of the city’s Lake Kenosia Park known as Camp Thunderbird for parking […] [Read More]
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Water main break in Danbury may leave some without water

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The Danbury Utilities Department has confirmed that a water main break  has caused 1,000 feet of water supply to be turned off. The break on Durant and Wildman Street started this morning at 10 a.m. Crews are still attempting to stop the leak, however, there are two water mains in the area and crew are […] [Read More]
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A public “splatter” art display to be created at Newtown festival

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NEWTOWN — The challenge is this. Create a ten-foot tall, wood sculpted flower with individual petals to be painted without ever touching the petals. Sound daunting. Well, Newtown artist David Brooker will spend the two days of the festival, Sept. 13 and Sept. 14 on the Fairfield Hills campus on Wasserwan Way showing people how […] [Read More]
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Get update on invasive plants

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“Invasive Plants 2014: Where Are We Now?” a symposium on invasive plants,  will be held at the UConn Student Union in Storrs, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 7. It will be presented by the Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group (CIPWG). People with all levels of interest and experience are invited to attend. […] [Read More]
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Police; Danbury man found with cocaine in car

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After being arrested for driving on a suspended licenses, a Danbury man was charged with possession of cocaine. On Sunday the police officers working on the Speed Enforcement Grant stopped a vehicle on Balmforth Avenue for speeding. Rafeal Souza, 21, of Danbury, was stopped and checked. Souza’s was found to be driving with suspended license, […] [Read More]
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