Motorcycle vs box truck accident

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A motorcycle has crashed with a box truck on 82 Federal Road in Danbury. The motorcycle is stuck under the truck, crews are trying to clear the scene. The cyclist is okay and is being looked at paramedics. Use caution while driving through this area. [Read More]
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Delays on I-84 due to broken Peter Pan bus

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A Peter Pan bus was reportedly on fire on I-84 Eastbound exits 8 to 9. Since then it has been identified as a broken radiator hose, with only light smoke coming from the engine. State police are on scene and the Danbury Fire Department have been recalled. No injuries, just possible traffic delays. [Read More]
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Fairfield County has eight of the safest towns in Connecticut

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Ridgefield and Redding were deemed as two of the safest towns in Connecticut by Safe Choice. Safe Choice Security consulted the 2012 FBI Crime Statistics report to get the information on the 20 safest cities to live in Connecticut. The list was meant to help residents know where to look for a first home or business location. Ridgefield […] [Read More]
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Brookfield launches economic development website

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The Brookfield Economic Development Commission is proud to announce the launch of its new website: www.brookfieldedc.org.  The website will feature news and information of importance to our local businesses.  Website content will also benefit those potential new Brookfield Businesses as they seek to locate in the area.  Obviously, it is our desire that potential investors take […] [Read More]
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Esty spares Brookfield VA nurse’ job

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U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, stepped in to help a Brookfield woman who faced possibie termination from her job as a Veteran’s Hospital nurse pending her efforts to obtain citizenship. Prem Babu, a permanent resident and nurse for six years at the West Haven VA Hospital, received a letter of termination to go into effect on Friday because of […] [Read More]
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Chicken Soup editor to speak, sign book in Ridgefield

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Amy Newmark, publisher and editor-in-chief of the “Chicken Soup for the Soul” book series, will give a talk offering support and encouragement to caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease at Ridgefield Library, 427 Main St. in Ridgefield, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 3. In collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association, her book, “Chicken Soup for the […] [Read More]
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Crossing guards on Main Street down

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Train crossing guards at the intersection of Main Street and Franklin Street are down. Metro-North is on scene working on getting the guards back up, police said. Traffic is slow moving through the area. [Read More]
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Accident on I-84 Westbound exit 7. Photo from the Department of Transportation.

Tractor trailer accident on I-84

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UPDATE: The accident has been cleared, no word on those with injuries. There is a tractor trailer versus car accident on I-84 Westbound. Drivers should use caution approaching exit 7 near the on ramp, traffic is backing up. Injuries have been reported and an ambulance is going toward the scene. One female passenger was stuck in […] [Read More]
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