Two Fairfield County residents busted on heroin possession

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Stephen Flora, 27, of Danbury and Jessica Kohler, 20, of New Fairfield were arrested in Yorktown, New York on multiple charges. On Tuesday night a Yorktown police officer noticed a car traveling well above the speed limit, the officer stopped the car on a traffic infraction. After further investigating the car, police found metal knuckles, […] [Read More]
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Lake Waramaug open

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The state park swimming area of Lake Waramaug has reopened Thursday. The lake was closed yesterday after high levels of bacteria were detected. The Department of Energy and Environment has retested the waters and have considered it now safe to swim in. [Read More]
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Garbage truck accident in Danbury

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UPDATE: The car has been dislodged from under the garbage truck and the scene is being cleared. No information on the injuries that were reported. A car is reported to be stuck under a garbage truck in Danbury. After a car accident near Henry Abbott Technical School on Hayestown Avenue, a car has become wedged under […] [Read More]
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Lawsuit against Danbury Housing Authority in limbo

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A lawsuit against the Danbury Housing Authority hangs in the balance of the criminal proceedings of Donny Jackson, 27, who viciously beat an elderly woman in a home invasion. Ruth Ahearn, 86, filed a lawsuit against the Housing Authority last year after she was beaten by Jackson. Her attorney, Timothy Pothin said the lawsuit is […] [Read More]
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Redding woman wants her horses back

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Lisa Lind-Larsen, 75, had her two mustang horses seized last month, now she wants them back. After Animal Control found her two horses emaciated and in unsanitary conditions the horses were taken and Lind-Larsen was charged with two counts of animal cruelty. Since then she has pleaded not guilty to the charges. Now the Department of […] [Read More]
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New mental health initative launched in Newtown

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  NEWTOWN  – As teachers head back to school this year, the Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation sponsored an eight-hour training in youth mental health first aid, an internationally recognized program in helping those who need assistance get the professional help required. Individuals trained in the model report greater confidence in helping others, greater likelihood of advising people to seek […] [Read More]
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Lake Waramaug closes again

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The swimming area of Lake Waramaug State Park has been closed Wednesday due to high levels of bacteria. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has closed down the swimming area for the day until samples can show a decreased level of bacteria. Waramaug was closed for several days earlier this summer for the same […] [Read More]
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Newtown to close roads for Labor Day Parade

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For the 53rd year, Newtown will be holding their annual Labor Day Parade. The Newtown Police Department has issued a statement that multiple roads will be closed next Monday from 9:40 a.m to 1:15 p.m. The roads are: Route 25 at Pleasant Road and Reservoir Road Main Street Church Hill Road Route 25 at Elm […] [Read More]
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Deceased dog in car was in fact a cat

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Tuesday it was reported that a dead dog was found in a car, but police have now said it was actually a cat. A Honda was illegally parked at the Brookside Condos in Danbury yesterday afternoon, as the car was being towed witnesses saw a dead animal in a carrying case in the back of […] [Read More]
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Resurfacing on Route 302

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The Connecticut Department of Transportation will be closing lanes on Rout 302 in Bethel and Newtown for milling and resurfacing. Construction on the 8 mile section will continue through September 3. Residents should expect lane closures and detours in the area. Traffic control will be provided to guide drivers through the work zone. Lanes will be closed between 8:30 […] [Read More]
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