Smoke-Free parks proposed

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NEW MILFORD — Town health director Mike Crespan has approached the New Milford Parks & Recreation Commission about having tobacco-free areas in town parks. The initiative is part of a Community Transformation Grant through the Torrington Health District, Crespan said. He has asked Parks & Recreation to consider appropriate parks, such as those with children’s […] [Read More]
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Neufeld paintings donated to town

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NEW MILFORD — Two matted and framed original Woldemar Neufeld paintings were donated to the town of New Milford by Webster Bank. The paintings — one of the Boardman Bridge (1973) and one of Lovers Leap Bridge (1975) — are on exhibit in Roger Sherman Town Hall. One is in Mayor Pat Murphy’s office and […] [Read More]
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DUI arrest of Danbury man

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Brett Fournier, 28, of Topstone Drive, Danbury is facing a drunken driving charge resulting from a traffic stop in New Milford. Fournier failed a field sobriety test after being stopped by police for failure to drive in the proper lane at 520 Danbury Road on April 13 at 2 a.m., according to police. He is […] [Read More]
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Danbury man charged with sex assault

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DANBURY - A 19-year-old Danbury man has been charged with fourth-degree sexual assault and two counts of risk of injury to a minor, police said Tuesday, Kyle Biscia, of 40 Acre Mountain Road, was charged as the result of an investigation by detectives from the Special Victims Unit for a incidents that occurred between December 2013 and March, police said. […] [Read More]
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Democrats offer challenge for 107th District

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Brookfield Democrat Dan Smolnik announced Tuesday his candidacy for the 107th State General Assembly District, one that has been traditionally a Republican seat and now held by a 15-year Republican incumbent David Scribner of Brookfield. The district includes all of Brookfield, the Stony Hill portion of Bethel and a sliver of Danbury on Candlewood Lake near the […] [Read More]
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Mount Pleasant AME Zion celebrates 125th anniversary

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For 125 years, Mount Pleasant Zion AME Church at 69 Rowan Street has proven to be a faith and civic sanctuary for generations of predominantly black families, embracing and emboldening them to live out their Christian beliefs in the world beyond. The weekend of April 25 through April 27 the current 138-member, multi-generational congregation that today incorporates […] [Read More]
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Four local students honored as Governor’s Scholars

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William Boughman of Ridgefield High, Thomas George of Danbury High, Madeline Kroot of Bethel High and Gabrielle Richichi of New Fairfield High are among the 30 high school juniors in the state selected as Governors’ Scholars for 2014. The program recognizes academically talented high school students in schools throughout the state. High school principals can […] [Read More]
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Drink for a good cause at Pippa’s

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Pippa’s Sports Cafe in Danbury is hoping to have a big night on April 29. But much of the money won’t be staying at the bar. Twenty percent of sales from that night will go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The event is organized by Keri DeGross, a Danbury-area woman in the running for […] [Read More]
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