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Susan Tuz

Argument leads to car strike

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BROOKFIELD  – A 54-year-old local man is facing first-degree reckless endangerment charge after striking a person with his motor vehicle, police said. Palmer Collier, of Candlwood Birches, Brookfield was arrested April 15 when police responded to 63 Prange Road, Brookfield for a report of a verbal argument. On arriving on the scene officers learned that […] [Read More]
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Burglary arrest of New Milford man

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Justin Hazel, 29, of Boardman Terrace, New Milford is facing burglary and larceny charges relating to incidents on March 26 and April 6, according to court records. Hazel was arrested by New Milford Police on April 17 while incarcerated in New Haven on larceny and burglary charges from two April 6 incident, police said. The […] [Read More]
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Fleeing accident leads to DUI arrest

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A 49-year-old New Milford man is facing charges of evading responsibility and drunken driving related to an April 16 one car crash in the area of Aspetuck Ridge Road. Dennis Federle, of Two Rivers Lane, New Milford was located by New Milford Police April 16 and arrested following a brief investigation after he left the […] [Read More]
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DUI arrest of New Milford man

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A 47-year-old New Milford man is facing drunken driving charges following a police investigation into erratic driving. Keelin Maniscalco, of Adams Lane, New Milford was arrested April 14 on Danbury Road when police responded to a 911 call about an erratic driver, polce said. Mansicalco was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and/or […] [Read More]
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Lake Lillinonah boat launch open

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The newly renovated state boat launch at Route 133 in Bridgewater on Lake Lillinonah has opened for use this weekend. This launch remains open through Sunday, April 20, and then will close again for final paving from Monday, April 21, through Friday, April 25. It reopens Saturday, April 26. Boaters can continue to access the […] [Read More]
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Gaylordsville bridge work to start

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The replacement of Riverview Road bridge in the Gaylordsville section of New Milford begins Monday, April 21. Preliminary work will be completed by May 5, with Riverview Road closed at that time until mid-November. The detour route will be over South Kent Road, to Long Mountain Road to Brown’s Forge Road to Station Road. The […] [Read More]
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Litchfield County Pickers under the gun

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NEW MILFORD  – Junk or second-hand store? It’s all in the eyes of the beholder. Merton Larmore’s Litchfield County Pickers shop at 7 Kent Road in New Milford has been under fire from the town’s Zoning Commission for violating regulations. Larmore may have finally settled the matter. He has been given 30 days to construct […] [Read More]
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Smoke-Free parks proposed

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NEW MILFORD — Town health director Mike Crespan has approached the New Milford Parks & Recreation Commission about having tobacco-free areas in town parks. The initiative is part of a Community Transformation Grant through the Torrington Health District, Crespan said. He has asked Parks & Recreation to consider appropriate parks, such as those with children’s […] [Read More]
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Neufeld paintings donated to town

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NEW MILFORD — Two matted and framed original Woldemar Neufeld paintings were donated to the town of New Milford by Webster Bank. The paintings — one of the Boardman Bridge (1973) and one of Lovers Leap Bridge (1975) — are on exhibit in Roger Sherman Town Hall. One is in Mayor Pat Murphy’s office and […] [Read More]
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DUI arrest of Danbury man

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Brett Fournier, 28, of Topstone Drive, Danbury is facing a drunken driving charge resulting from a traffic stop in New Milford. Fournier failed a field sobriety test after being stopped by police for failure to drive in the proper lane at 520 Danbury Road on April 13 at 2 a.m., according to police. He is […] [Read More]
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