DEEP announces new grant

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The Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced Thursday they are issuing grants to municipalities for the reduction of aquatic invasive species on inland waters. The spread of aquatic invasive species in Connecticut poses a serious threat to the biodiversity of native aquatic ecosystems, said DEEP Commissioner Robert Klee. DEEP has up to $150,000 for grants to […] [Read More]
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Delay for Metro-North

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The Waterbury branch service is currently experiencing delays of up to 20 minutes. According to Metro-North, there was a bridge malfunction, which is causing delays. [Read More]
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Louisiana man in Southbury claims to be ‘sovereign citizen’

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A Louisiana man was arrested in Southbury after evading eight different motor vehicle charges in Hartford County. 41-year-old Richard Moore was pulled over Tuesday morning, when he failed to obey a stop sign. Southbury Police then discovered that was driving without a license, insurance, and an unregistered motor vehicle. Moore  told the officer he was a […] [Read More]
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Judge fines civil rights lawyer

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BRIDGEPORT – A Danbury civil rights lawyer was fined by a federal judge for lying in in a lawsuit that claimed Bridgeport city officials have a policy against hiring African-American lawyers. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Meyer threw out Josephine Smalls Miller’s discrimination lawsuit against the city and fined her $1,500. He also referred the case […] [Read More]
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Larry Badaracco, left, talks practice strategy with Green Wave players, from left to right, Scott Eherts, Hunter Berrett, Nick Eherts and Nick Adamou during pre-season for New Milford High School boys' tennis. April 2014

New Milford High football coach named

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NEW MILFORD — Larry Badaracco has been appointed head football coach for New Milford High School. Badaracco played sports at Immaculate High School and at Western Connecticut State University where he was on varsity for four years. He was an assistant coach at WCSU for five years. Previous coach John Murphy, who resigned last month […] [Read More]
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Fire in Kent

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Update 9:52 a.m.: Eric Epstein, Kent Volunteer Fire Dept. Chief, said the fire at Club GetAway was in small camp cabins clustered close together. One cabin was completely destroyed, a second had heavy damage with minor damage to the siding on a third building. There were seven people in the first cabin when the fire broke […] [Read More]
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Fairfield County can access farmers markets online

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Fresh Nation and HealthyCT launched a new program to bring local, fresh food to Fairfield County on Wednesday. The non-profit health insurance company will be promoting Fresh Nation’s website, an online market place exclusively for local farmers markets. Residents can shop on HealthyCT’s website and Fresh Nation workers will fill customer’s online orders, and deliver them directly to […] [Read More]
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18-month-old left in vehicle

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On Wednesday morning the Bethel Police responded to the YMCA on Grassy Plain Street to investigate a report of a child left alone in a car. It was discovered that Madai Cervantes, 31, of Danbury had left her 18-month-old son in his car seat while she dropped of her 5-year-old child at school, police said. […] [Read More]
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CL&P proposes to increase rates

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CL&P has filed an application with the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority for a proposed increase in rates for delivering electricity. The proposal would increase the monthly residential charge from the current $16 to $25.50 per month, according to a statement given by CL&P. The increase in rates would try to address the $117 million […] [Read More]
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Two vehicle car accident has cause delays on I-84 Eastbound
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Car accident on I-84

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Two cars have been involved in an accident on I-84 Eastbound, between exits 8 and 7. An SUV has reportedly rolled over on the right lane of the highway, said police. The driver of the car was able to get out of the car safely. Only minor injuries have been reported. The center and right […] [Read More]
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