Monthly Archive for December, 2014

: December, 2014

First Night Danbury celebrates 25th anniversary in fine fashion

 Be they city natives whose families date back generations, toddlers attending their first magic show or recently relocated teenagers opting to join parents and friends for new city culture over

Newtown police respond to a report of a gun shot at a home

Newtown police and EMS are responding to home, where a man has reportedly shot himself in the leg. On the scanner, police are saying it is an accident. More to come.

Danbury woman who jumped from I-84 overpass identified

The identity of the woman who jumped to her death from a bridge on Interstate 84 on Tuesday has been released. Kathleen Kondrat, 69, of Danbury left a note on the seat of her car with the names of her

Mama’s Hot Spot offers home-style cooking

NEW MILFORD — Friends of Dee and Laurie Meduri always commented on how good Laurie’s cooking was and how welcoming the family’s Warren home was. Today, that same home-style cooking and warm family

Electrical fire at Ridgefield sweet shop

The Ridgefield Volunteer Fire Department was sent to Deborah Ann’s Sweet Shop Tuesday night for reports of smoke and flames in the building. Around 8:30 p.m. a call from an employee of the sweet shop

New Milford and surrounding towns should expect snow

As a winter storm heads toward the state, New Milford and surrounding towns will be seeing sleet and snow over the weekend. The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for New

Police activity on I-84 in Brewster

Update 12:06 p.m. Police have found a body, reported a member of the Danbury News-Times staff. Police have covered the body in a white sheet. No details on the person have been released. Update 11:43

State Police report 279 car accidents in three days

State Police saw an increase in driving violations during this year’s holiday weekend, as  troopers responded to 279 car accidents in just three days. In an attempt to reduce holiday crashes, the

Danbury couple charged in child beatings are heading to trial

A Danbury couple charged more than a year ago with child abuse — a case in which police say witnesses saw the kids repeatedly beaten with a belt — may be heading to trial together. Marco Tuapante, 37,

Squantz Pond supervisor arrested

NEW FAIRFIELD — The supervisor at Squantz Pond State Park has been arrested on charges of larceny and forgery. Christopher Keenan was arrested Sunday by EnCon Police following an internal