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Skyler Magnoli

Identity of dead woman found in Bethel park has been released

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The identity of the woman found dead in Huntington State Park Thursday afternoon has been released. Elizabeth Teed, 50, of Bethel was found by state officials and local police in an apparent suicide, according to DEEP officials At 9:30 a.m. the Bethel Police Dispatch Center received notification from a family member that Teed was in […] [Read More]
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Twitter accounts were being used to make “inappropriate and hurtful” posts directed at students and staff.

Bethel High School copes with “hurtful” tweets

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One week after Bethel High School went into lockdown because of threatening posts on social media, the school is confronting a different type of cyberthreat — bullying. Bethel High School Principal Christopher Troetti sent a message Wednesday to parents and students saying anonymous Twitter accounts were being used to make “inappropriate and hurtful” posts directed […] [Read More]
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Fridgid winds will continue into the weekend for Danbury

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The next three days will continue to by cold and windy and even a bit rainy in Danbury. Friday will be sunny, with a high in the low 30′s, however, wind chill values will be between 15 and 25. There will also be Northwest winds from 8 to 15 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service. Saturday […] [Read More]
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A picture of the stole sculpture, given by Howard Lasser.

Brookfield art worth $15,000 stolen

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A outdoor sculpture worth $15,000 has been stolen from the Brookfield Craft Center on Whisconier Road. Brookfield police are investigating the theft of the 150 pound sculpture, that was stolen on Saturday, Nov. 8 sometime after 7:30 p.m. The sculpture is made out of copper and steel and is between 3 to 4 feet tall. Anyone […] [Read More]
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Brewster car accident sent 5 adults and 2 children to hospital

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Update 4:55 p.m. A two car accident earlier Wednesday afternoon has sent seven people to the hospital, two of which were children, according to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office. The crash happened when a Toyota sedan driving Eastbound on Route 6 tried to turn left onto Route 22 and was hit by a Toyota minivan […] [Read More]
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Emergency crews respond to car crash in New Milford

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Update: 12:14 p.m. New Milford police have confirmed there was only one minor injury and Danbury Road was only closed for a short period of time. Original 9:50 a.m. A two car accident is being reported on Willow Springs off of Danbury Road in New Milford.  New Milford Police Department and fire department are responding […] [Read More]
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Volunteers and Bethel residents join Brotherhood In Action to help sort donated food for Thanksgiving action week, where large boxes of food are delivered to needy families in Bethel, Conn, for Thanksgiving. Brotherhood In Action receives community support in the form of food, household items, toys and clothes which they distribute at Thanksgiving, Easter and Christmas. Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Photo: H John Voorhees III

Bethel comes together to help those less fortunate

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For 35 years, the Brotherhood-In-Action has been providing local families with food and supplies to make it through the holiday season. On Tuesday night, the organization kicked off the annual three-day Thanksgiving distribution to some 90 town families who might otherwise be forced to do without necessities, never mind holiday treats. Brotherhood-In-Action works with area businesses […] [Read More]
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Brookfield man sets off police station sprinklers

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A Brookfield man was charged with criminal mischief after setting of the sprinkler system in the Danbury Police Department Monday night. Ryan Berry, 21, was arrested early Monday night after a witness saw him hit a mailbox with his car and drive off in the area of Great Plain Road, police said. Danbury police officers […] [Read More]
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Newtown I-84 closures

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The Department of Transportation will be closing highway shoulders on I-84 in Newtown this week for bridge inspections. Starting Tuesday, Nov. 18, to Friday, Nov.21, crews will be working on the left and right shoulders on I-84 Eastbound and Westbound. Shoulder closures will be between exit 13 and 11. Crews will be working from 9 a.m. […] [Read More]
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Route 116 shut down in Ridgefield

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Update 4:30 p.m.: A one-vehicle collision with a telephone pole on North Salem Road near Hessian Drive at 2 p.m. has been cleared, and police said there was only minor injuries. Traffic was initially detoured onto Tackora Trail, but the roadways has since been cleared. An accident report with the names of the driver has yet […] [Read More]
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