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Author: Jacky Smith

More snow…blah, blah, blah

If this were the first week in December, this day-long snow storm would be a big deal. But here we are in mid-February and for us snow-hardened, winter-weary folks this seems like nothing much . One

Pizza – a time-honored snow day tradition

Fresh, hot pizza —  delivered in a foot-plus of snow by Nico’s on Main Street in Danbury — is welcome in the newsroom by staff who have been out reporting and photographing the storm since dawn.

Intrepid reporters get the news

And looking at the way reporter Robert Miller came back to the newsroom after interviewing people along Main Street in Danbury, they also got lots of snow. Minutes earlier, reporter Nanci Hutson

Limited vision on corners

Watch as you go around corners — views are limited by snow mounds from last week’s storms.Same precaution coming out of driveways into traffic. Today the snow is just going to pile on. #ctweather

Boughton brings in high-powered media team for guv run

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton appears to have learned a lesson from the last time he ran for the top office in the state. Four years ago he went after the GOP nomination for governor, then reading the

911 Sandy Hook tapes hearing scheduled for Friday

A judge in Superior Court in New Britain is scheduling a hearing for 10 a.m. Friday on the motion by Danbury State’s Attorney Stephen Sedensky III to “stay” the order by the state Freedom of

You can sleep in that extra hour, just not drink

When the magic hour of 2 a.m. Sunday reverts to 1 a.m., it won’t mean that anyone still in a bar gets an extra hour for beer, wine, margarita, what have you. The state Department of Consumer

Danbury State’s Attorney appeals release of Sandy Hook 911 calls

State’s Attorney Stephen J. Sedensky III, for the Superior Court in Danbury, on Wednesday appealed the decision of the state’s Freedom of Information Commission that ordered the 911 calls from Sandy

Jury finds Heath guilty of killing his wife

UPDATE Verdict in — jury says Heath is guilty. Defense attorney says he will appeal. Sentencing scheduled for Dec. 3 and Heath’s bond is raised to $2 million. UPDATE The jury has reheard part of the

Guns rights groups, facing criticism, move rally to Dec. 15

The groups that raised the ire of Newtown First Selectman Pat Llodra by calling for a pro-gun rally on the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook shootings, have moved the date to the following day. The