Monthly Archive for May, 2014

: May, 2014

Catfishing at Kenosia

If you long to land a catfish, Lake Kenosia may be the only spot in the area to bait your hook. The State Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has chosen the lake as one of 24 in the

Glass eels saved

Glass eels are immature eels that are small and transparent. After being born in the Sargasso Sea, they swim back to freshwater rivers and ponds to live out their adult lives. They can gather in the

Jury orders Danbury Hospital to pay $12 mil

DANBURY – A Superior Court jury Friday ordered Danbury Hospital to pay $12 million to a Redding woman who claimed surgeons botched her hernia operation. The six-member jury deliberated about four

Ridegefield Charter Revision Commission holds hearing

The Ridgefield Charter Revision Commission will hold its final public hearing before it completes its work on proposing changes to the Town Charter. The hearing will be held 7 p.m. Monday, June 2,

Brookfield leader sums up spring accomplishments

Brookfield First Selectman Bill Tinsley’s May newsletter to residents: A fond “Goodbye” to the month of May!  We exited our budget planning season with overwhelming (70%) approval of our 2014/2015

Teen missing in Danbury

DANBURY  – Police on Wednesday issued an alert for a 16-year Danbury boy who has been missing since Monday. Steven Vallejo is considered an endangered runaway, according to police. He was described as

53-year-old Danbury woman reported missing

DANBURY – A Danbury woman who was reported missing on Wednesday may be headed to Bronx, N.Y., police said. Paula Castillo was  described as a 53-year-old female, 5-feet, 4-inches tall, weighing 160

Danbury police seek missing woman

  DANBURY – Police are seeking help from the public in locating a 38-year-old Danbury woman who was last seen on Tuesday. Tashaunda D. Watson is described as  a black female, 5-feet, 11-inches

Microburst or Tornado funnel in NM?

NEW MILFORD — Was it a tornado that touched down in New Milford or a microburst that ravaged the town’s eastern areas? This is the question the National Weather Service was determining Wednesday when

Ridgefield bus driver arrested for drinking

RIDGEFIELD — Town police arrested a Scotts Ridge Middle School bus driver after she left an empty mini liquor bottle behind in a school bathroom, police said. Police charged Kathleen Sweikert, 46, a