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Susan Tuz

Lake Waramaug beach reopened

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KENT — The state beach in Kent on Lake Waramuag was reopened Tuesday by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. The beach had been closed since last week when a routine bacteria sampling was done by the DEEP. Indicator bacteria are not disease carrying pathogen but are a tool used to evaluate the potential […] [Read More]
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Sandy Hook man arrested

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NEWTOWN  – A 26-year-old Sandy Hook man is facing violation of probation charges stemming from a July 2 incident. Justin L. Gaynor, of Alberts Hill Road, Sandy Hook turned himself in to Newtown Police on Thursday on a warrant for probation violation. He was released on $2,500 bond with a court date of Aug. 7 […] [Read More]
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DUI arrest of Sandy Hook man

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NEWTOWN — A 62-year-old Sandy Hook resident is facing drunken driving charges. John Capozziello, of Underhill Road, Sandy Hill was arrested Saturday at about 7:16 p.m. when police were dispatched to the area of 138 Underhill Road on an erratic driving complaint. Capozziello’s green pick up truck, which may have been involved in a motor […] [Read More]
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Sex assault of minor arrest

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DANBURY — A 33-year-old city man is being held on $100,000 bond on sex assault charges. Wilmer Saenz, of Deer Hill Road, Danbury was arrested Friday afternoon on a warrant relating to a 2011 incident. Saenz is charged with first-degree sexual assault on a minor 13 to 15 years of age, risk of injury to […] [Read More]
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Parking lot crash leads to DUI

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NEW MILFORD — A 56-year-old local man is facing drunk driving charges after backing his car into another vehicle in a parking lot at Bel Air Drive. Joseph Barrett, of Second Hill Road, New Milford was found to be driving under the influence Wednesday when officers responded to a 911 call for a motor vehicle […] [Read More]
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Crash leads to DUI arrest

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NEW MILFORD — A 33-year-old local man is facing drunken driving charges stemming from a motor vehicle crash Tuesday. Douglas Murphy, of Burnett Road, New Milford crashed a black 2012 Jeep Liberty into a utility pole on West Meetinghouse Road Tuesday about 6:21 p.m., according to police. The 911 caller reported Murphy was still in […] [Read More]
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Small plane carries voting message

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A small aircraft has been reported flying over the town of Bethel Thursday morning pulling a banner that reads “Vote No. Too High.” The town is holding its fourth referendum today (Thursday) in an attempt to pass the budget for fiscal 2014-15. First Selectmen Matt Knickerbocker is urging residents to vote “yes.”   [Read More]
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3 carts and he’s off

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NEW MILFORD — New Milford police are investigating the theft of some $744 work of merchandise from the WalMart store at 164 Danbury Road. The shoplifting incident occurred about noon on Tuesday when an unidentified man walked out of the store with three shopping carts of merchandise valued at $744. The reported shoplifter left in […] [Read More]
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New Milford man facing multiple charges

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NEW MILFORD — A 45-year-old local man is being held on $25,000 court set bond on charges of burglary and larceny. Thomas Denyko, of Bel Air Drive, New Milford was located by police and arrested on a warrant stemming from an April 28 incident. Denyko was already facing drug possession and motor vehicle violation charges […] [Read More]
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Loaves & Fishes takes Zoners to court

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NEW MILFORD — Loaves & Fishes Hospitality House has filed an appeal in Superior Court of Danbury to overturn the New Milford Zoning Commission denial of its application to build at 25 Bridge Street. The appeal was filed Monday by attorney Neil Marcus. It claims the commission’s denial of the application was “illegal, arbitrary and […] [Read More]
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