DANBURY — City police charged a 17-year-old boy with murder late Wednesday for the stabbing death of Luan Pitol, 19, on Wooster Street late Saturday. The juvenile also faces a charge of assault and is being held in Bridgeport Juvenile Detention. The teen’s arrest came after an investigation into a large fight at Wooster and Read More
BETHEL - Area veterans will be collecting toys for underpriveilged children on Saturday at Operation Vet-Fit & Private Studio Fitness, located at 120 Greenwood Ave. New, unwrapped toys for youngsters between the ages of 4 and 16 can be dropped off between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. No toys should be dropped off after 1 p.m. All the collected gifts Read More
As the one-year anniversary of the shootings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School approaches, town officials have implored newspapers and television reporters to grant the town some privacy, and to not inundate the town on such a painful day. That’s what I’ll be writing about on Thursday.
Danbury city and school officials discuss schools security audit. Next step for school board is to decide if it will hire a security coordinator. More to come.
The Ridgefield Board of Selectmen unanimously approved an anti-blight ordinance Wednesday. The vote moves the ordinance to a public meeting on Jan. 8, then, eventually to a Town Meeting. The ordinance will create a five-person blight prevention board made up of the Fire Marshall, Health Director, Town Building Official, Town Zoning Enforcement Officer and the Read More
The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has extended the public comment period for a proposed regulation to establish a slow-no-wake zone on Lake Waramaug in the upper portion of the cove that abuts Lake Waramaug State Park. The public comment period has been extended from November 22, 2013 to January 6, 2014. “We Read More
The Rivers Alliance of Connecticut has named Lynn Werner _ the executive director of the Housatonic Valley Association – as its Environmental Champion of 2013. The alliance honored Werner for her leadership in protecting the Housatonic River watershed, the regional Highlands, the wetlands and water courses in her hometown of Kent and throughout Connecticut. Werner Read More
Over the past year, Connecticut Voices for Children has engaged with legislators, agency heads, researchers, philanthropists, advocates and other state leaders, bringing our question,” and how are the children,” to the forefront of all policy related discussions. An anonymous donor has offered to match all contributions, dollar for dollar, up to $75,000. That means it’s Read More