Ridgefield “Shakes It Off” to fight Parkinson’s disease

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Main Street in downtown Ridgefield was closed Saturday morning for the filming of a video to be used in fundraising for the “Shake It Off” campaign against Parkinson’s disease. The campaign was started by Ridgefield High schooler Zoe Butchen after her father, Jeff, was diagnosed with the disease. Zoe, who has been dancing since she […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport woman arrested in relation to Danbury shooting death

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A 22-year-old Bridgeport woman was arrested on a warrant charging her with hindering prosecution in relation to the shooting death of a Bridgeport man in May outside a White Street club, police said.  The U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force and Danbury police detectives served the warrant on Tysheema Franklin after she was located in […] [Read More]
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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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New Milford police respond to two-car collision outside Taco Bell

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New Milford police, fire and ambulance are responding to a two-car collision in front of Taco Bell restaurant on Route 7, likely jamming up rush hour traffic. Scanner reports suggest that there is one female and child with injuries.   [Read More]
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Danbury man charged with selling heroin

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                                                                                                           The Danbury Police Special Investigations Division executed search and seizure warrants on Wednesday afternoon for a High Ridge Road man on seven separate charges related to sale and use of heroin. Jamel Wiggins, 34, was charged with possession of narcotics with intent to sell, possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics within 1,500 feet of a […] [Read More]
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Search finds woman dead in Huntington State Park

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Update: 5 p.m. State Department of Energy and Environmental Protection officials will not release name of the woman found dead in Huntington Park until Friday pending notification of next of kin. The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and state police were called to assist Bethel and Redding police just after noon Thursday for the search of […] [Read More]
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Staff of the Savings Bank of Danbury with Thanksgiving baskets

Savings Bank of Danbury donates Thanksgiving baskets

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DANBURY — Employees from the Savings Bank of Danbury coordinated and delivered 53 Thanksgiving fruit baskets to the Salvation Army-Danbury Corp. The baskets were given to one of the senior housing complexes in Danbury.   [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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