Monthly Archive for August, 2014

: August, 2014

Prep offered in Patterson, N.Y., for FrOGS’ photo competition

The Annual Great Swamp Fall Celebration sponsored by Friends of The Great Swamp (FrOGS) will be at the Thomas Memorial Center, Christ Church, in Pawling, N.Y., from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct.

MVA reported in New MIlford

UPDATE: No other injuries reported. One lane is closed in each direction, so traffic is slow in the area. EARLIER: A multi-car accident has been reported near 278 Danbury Road, near the intersection

Annual SNYRA reunion planned in Danbury

The Southern New York Racing Association will have its 13th Annual Reunion from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.,  Sunday, Sept. 21 , 2014, at the Danbury PAL Building, 35 Hayestown Road in Danbury. It is the 33rd

Delays in Danbury

According to the Department of Transportation, drivers can expect delay on I-84 Eastbound. The lanes are congested between from exits 3 to 5 and its expect to last two hours.

Motorcycle vs box truck accident

A motorcycle has crashed with a box truck on 82 Federal Road in Danbury. The motorcycle is stuck under the truck, crews are trying to clear the scene. The cyclist is okay and is being looked at

Delays on I-84 due to broken Peter Pan bus

A Peter Pan bus was reportedly on fire on I-84 Eastbound exits 8 to 9. Since then it has been identified as a broken radiator hose, with only light smoke coming from the engine. State police are on

Fairfield County has eight of the safest towns in Connecticut

Ridgefield and Redding were deemed as two of the safest towns in Connecticut by Safe Choice. Safe Choice Security consulted the 2012 FBI Crime Statistics report to get the information on the 20 safest

Brookfield launches economic development website

The Brookfield Economic Development Commission is proud to announce the launch of its new website: www.brookfieldedc.org.  The website will feature news and information of importance to our local

Esty spares Brookfield VA nurse’s job

U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, stepped in to help a Brookfield woman who faced possibie termination from her job as a Veteran’s Hospital nurse pending her efforts to obtain citizenship.

Chicken Soup editor to speak, sign book in Ridgefield

Amy Newmark, publisher and editor-in-chief of the “Chicken Soup for the Soul” book series, will give a talk offering support and encouragement to caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease at