Monthly Archive for May, 2015

: May, 2015

Missing New Milford crash victim found safe

NEW MILFORD — After spending the morning searching for the missing occupant of a one-car accident in Gaylordsville, town and state police found the driver at his home, Sgt. Ed Hannan said. The

Cops: Drunk driver caught driving wrong way in Danbury

DANBURY — An unlicensed and intoxicated driver was caught traveling the wrong way early Thursday morning, police said. Pedro Sandoval, 41, of Whaley Street, Danbury, was charged with driving under

Brewster man convicted of sexually abusing 6-year-old

BREWSTER, N.Y. — A former school bus driver was convicted Wednesday of sexually abusing a 6-year-old girl he was babysitting, the Putnam County District Attorney’s office said in a news release.

Ridgefield business leader receives honorary doctorate

Ridgefield resident Ellen Mooney Hancock received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters Award from The College of New Rochelle at its commencement on May 19 at the Beacon Theater in New York City.

Danbury Museum & Historical Society to host fundraiser June 20

The Danbury Museum & Historical Society will host the Gather in the Garden, its annual fundraiser, from 1-3 p.m. June 20 at the home of Erika and Dean Askin, which is the former Brookfield Tavern

Danbury Residents Call for an End to Lawlessness Outside Homeless Shelter

DANBURY – Residents from Spring Street led a call Thursday night for an end to lawlessness outside the Dorothy Day Hospitality House – an emergency shelter and soup kitchen that has been serving the

Bond reduction denied for Danbury nanny in child-burning case

DANBURY — A judge denied Friday a request to reduce the bond for the nanny accused of beating and burning a 3-year-old child on a stove in March. Lidia Quilligana, 31, of Danbury, will remain in

Police: Danbury man caught selling heroin

DANBURY — One day after charging two men with drug trafficking, police arrested another man accused of selling drugs in the city. Craig Mourning, 50, was charged Thursday with possession of

Cops: Woman tried to hit people in downtown Danbury

DANBURY — A woman who had been banned from the Danbury Public Library was arrested Tuesday after violating the ban and threatening to hit people in the downtown area, police said. Officers were

Newtown juvenile charged with DUI

NEWTOWN — A juvenile was arrested over the weekend after driving erratically and while intoxicated, police said. Officers received a report of “an erratic operator” in the area of Glover Avenue and