Monthly Archive for October, 2014

: October, 2014

Ruff: Bethel dog park advances

It started with a Girl Scout  troop and the belief that dogs like to run. Now after a year of work, Bethel Cadette Troop 50711’s efforts to build a dog park in the old playground area at Meckauer Park

Praxair to build world headquarters in Danbury

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and officials with Praxair announced this morning that the company, a global leader in industrial gases, will build a $65 million world headquarters in the city. Steve Angel, the

Danbury man arrested in Halloween store

A Danbury man was arrested for swearing at children, begging for items and refusing to leave the Spirit Halloween store Thursday night. Danbury police officers were sent to the Halloween store on

Sex assaults on Connecticut college campuses rise.

While college campuses across the state saw a 25 percent spike in reported sexual assaults last year, complaints were cut in half at Western Connecticut State University where just two cases were

A chilly Halloween night for Danbury

Residents make sure you bundle up your ghouls, ghosts and witches for trick-or-treating Halloween night. For Danbury and surrounding towns it is excepted to be in the low 40’s  and cloudy tonight,

Brookfield charter revision changes spark controversy

Opponents of the charter revision questions appearing on the November ballot are urging residents to vote them down because they negatively impact school children and will strip away their voting

New Milford LPNs/Techs can now unionize

UPDATE: Nov. 2: 12:22 p.m. —  AFT CT spokesperson Matt O’Connor said this weekend that The National Labor Board decision Oct. 29 directed a union election for the approximately 300 employees in the

Industrial campus planned for Kent Rd in New Milford

NEW MILFORD — The owner of a 22 acre parcel at 505 Kent Road in New Milford wants to develop a 95,400-square-foot industrial campus on the site. Evan Walters, principal in Eagle Holdings LLC, has a

A foggy and cold morning for Danbury

Drivers should use caution during the morning commute, patchy fog will effect visibility Thursday morning. Patchy fog will come into the Danbury area early this morning, according to the National

WCSU plans sky viewing

Western Connecticut State University will host a planetarium show at 6 p.m. Saturday, followed by telescope viewing of the sky from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Westside Observatory and Planetarium on the