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Susan Tuz

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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Mayor defends Board of Ed

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NEW MILFORD — Mayor Pat Murphy came to the defense of the New Milford Board of Education decision to close Pettibone School at the end of the 2014-15 school year. During Monday night’s Town Council meeting, Murphy presented a rosy picture of the education board’s decision and how it will benefit both taxpayers and children […] [Read More]
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Turf fields possible in New Milford

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NEW MILFORD — Turf fields have been requested by several parents and sport organizations to be installed over existing grass fields at New Milford High School. Monday night the Town Council will discuss for approval creating a six-month long subcommittee to consider the feasibility of installing two turf fields at the high school. Town Council […] [Read More]
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New Milford Post Office bike rack

Bike Racks spring up around New Milford

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A Taste of New Milford gets alcohol permit

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NEW MILFORD — A Taste of New Milford will be the first event held on the Village Green in New Milford where beer and wine are allowed to be offered. Just one month after the Parks & Recreation Commission added the Village Green to the list of town park where alcohol could be consumed on […] [Read More]
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