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Author: Brian Koonz

Danbury’s bravest collect toys for agency’s neediest

Members of the Danbury Volunteer Fire Council and its 12 volunteer fire companies emptied truck after truck Saturday filled with toys for kids served by Family & Children’s Aid. The firefighters,

CDC confirms 3 cases of Enterovirus-D68 at CT Children’s Medical Center

This press release just arrived at our news desk from the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center: CDC TESTING CONFIRMS ENTEROVIRUS-D68 CASES AT CONNECTICUT CHILDREN’S MEDICAL CENTER HARTFORD, Conn. –

House fire reported on Taagan Point Road, Danbury

Update 3:25 p.m. The Danbury Fire Department just told The News-Times the fire has been put out. Update 3:15 p.m. Scanner reports have upgraded this to a two-alarm fire. Update 3:11 p.m. Zillow.com

Plane crashes into swamp near Danbury airport

A small plane crashed into the swamp near Danbury airport Thursday night after missing the runway, fire department officials confirmed. An adult male was the only person in the plane. It is not known

FBI returns boxes to Bridgewater, no criminal charges filed

The FBI returned 18 boxes of documents to Bridgewater officials Friday that were seized almost two years ago at Town Hall. The FBI told First Selectman Curtis Read that the investigation is closed

Conspiracy group comes to Newtown

A group of people who question official accounts of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012 rallied Tuesday night before the Newtown Board of Education meeting. They

Car strikes tree in New Milford

There’s a report of a car striking a tree near 53 Upper Reservoir Road about 7:20 this morning. The fire department had to cut open the car for access. Wires were also reported down. New Milford

Bethel activist, wearing a tri-cornered hat, pitches petition

Bethel political activist Billy Michael sat outside the Hurgin Municipal Center on Tuesday with

Danbury's mayor, his father and a yellow campaign button

As Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton greeted voters Tuesday

Welcome to The News-Times, Ariel

Hi everyone, Ariel Ligowski, a senior at Bethel High School, recently began an internship at The News-Times. This is