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’s 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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Labor Day weekend sobriety check points and patrols

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With a long holiday weekend coming up, the Connecticut State Police will be making sure there is no drinking and driving. The state police have issued a list of patrols an checkpoints that police will be monitoring all weekend. Location of checks: DUI checkpoint at Federal Road on Route 202 at Nabby Road in Danbury, […] [Read More]
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Cat in car was dead for 2 weeks

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The deceased cat that was found in a car on Tuesday was dead one or two weeks before being discovered, animal control said. Whether the cat had died in the car or was already dead then put in the car has yet to be determined. Authorities are still trying to locate the owner of the car. […] [Read More]
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Two Fairfield County residents busted on heroin possession

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Stephen Flora, 27, of Danbury and Jessica Kohler, 20, of New Fairfield were arrested in Yorktown, New York on multiple charges. On Tuesday night a Yorktown police officer noticed a car traveling well above the speed limit, the officer stopped the car on a traffic infraction. After further investigating the car, police found metal knuckles, […] [Read More]
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Lake Waramaug open

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The state park swimming area of Lake Waramaug has reopened Thursday. The lake was closed yesterday after high levels of bacteria were detected. The Department of Energy and Environment has retested the waters and have considered it now safe to swim in. [Read More]
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After the car was taken away from the scene.

Garbage truck accident in Danbury

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UPDATE: The car has been dislodged from under the garbage truck and the scene is being cleared. No information on the injuries that were reported. A car is reported to be stuck under a garbage truck in Danbury. After a car accident near Henry Abbott Technical School on Hayestown Avenue, a car has become wedged under […] [Read More]
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