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Brookfield Names New Community Development Specialist

BROOKFIELD, CT — Brookfield native Dana Ferraro has been named the new community development specialist in the Brookfield Land Use Department,The News Times is reporting.The position works closely with the Economic Development Commission to grow the town's economy and attract new businesses.Ferraro,

PATCH - 2018-08-20 14:54:56

Four-Seat Aircraft Makes Emergency Landing at Danbury Airport

DANBURY, CT — A single engine plane experiencingproblems with its landing gearmade a safe landing Sunday at Danbury Airport, Fox 61 reported.

PATCH - 2018-08-20 12:23:44

Southbury road closed to through traffic

SOUTHBURY – Due to the installation of a culvert that began Monday, Hulls Hill Road, between Jeremey Swamp Road and Route 188 will be closed to through traffic, town officials announced Monday. No household access will be affected. The work is expected to take two weeks. Drivers should use Curt Smit


Brookfield Eligible for Federal Assistance: Malloy

BROOKFIELD, CT — Towns such as Brookfield which were hit hard by the macroburst, tornadoes and other rough weather on May 15 will be able to receive financial assistance, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Monday. The public assistance follows the approval of Malloy's request to have the region declare

PATCH - 2018-08-21 13:28:50

Traffic stop leads to arrest of man, 41, on drug charges

SOUTHBURY – A New Milford man was arrested on narcotics charges after his truck was pulled over on Fish Rock Road Saturday afternoon. Just before 2 p.m., Southbury Police Cpl. Christopher Grillo was driving on Main Street South when he noticed a truck without registration plates pass through the int


Inspirational murals painted onto Brookfield’s Huckleberry Hill Elementary School

A few parents and high school students volunteered to paint several murals on the walls of the building this summer. The murals contain powerful lessons and sayings, such as “Mistakes are proof that you’re trying” and “Throw kindness around like confetti,” said Joy Greenstein, a Board of Education m

NEWSTIMES - 2018-08-20 13:45:15

Major Interstate 84 construction project nears completion

"This project has changed Waterbury dramatically. If you look behind you, the Reedville Drive corridor has gone up 10 times in value and the industrial park behind it has very little vacant spots and it is all because of this project," explained Waterbury MayorNeil O'Leary.

WTNH.COM - 2018-08-20 21:23:44

Stamford police seize 1,000 antianxiety pills outside McDonald’s

Nicolas Hayden, of Bedford Hills, New York, was charged with being in possession of 1,002 Xanax pills in Stamford on Friday , Aug. 17, 2018.


Police: Two Danbury men steal electronics from Walmart

Police said 22-year-old Delton Rogers and 25-year-old Luis David Torrez were captured on surveillance video taking the electronics from the store on Newtown Road. A store detective tried to stop them, but Rogers shoved the employee and the suspects drove away, according to police.


Danbury PD: 3 men charged during drug trafficking investigation

Three men face drug-related charges after an investigation into drug trafficking in Danbury, Conn., on Aug. 17, 2018, police siad.


Teens in custody after Waterbury crash

WATERBURY – The teenage driver of a dark gray Audi sedan, which police allege had been stolen, was injured after crashing that vehicle on Woodtick Road Sunday morning. Meanwhile, the vehicle’s other occupants fled the scene on foot, but were later tracked down by officers. Acting Police Chief Fernan


Gov. Malloy to Make Announcement About Widening of I-84 in Waterbury

According to a release, Gov. Malloy will be joined by Connecticut Department of Transportation Commissioner James P. Redeker, Waterbury Mayor Neil O'Leary and other officials at 11:00 a.m. for the announcement.

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-08-19 19:42:47

Brookfield replaces high school marching band with new model

Photo: Scott Mullin / For Hearst Connecticut MediaThe Brookfield High School Marching Band and Color Guard performs in the Brookfield Memorial Day parade. Sunday, May 28, 2017


Pilot, passenger safe in emergency landing at Danbury Airport

James Gagliardo, spokesman for the fire department, said the issue with aircraft’s left-side landing gear was discovered as the pilot was practicing landing on the runway.

NEWSTIMES - 2018-08-19 19:49:38

Danbury Drug Crackdown Continues: Police Make Four More Arrests

On Friday, police spotted Abdulwali "Tamel" Peterson driving a Kia Optima in the area of Main Street. Police suspected Peterson of selling illegal drugs from the same car on Thursday. Police say they followed Peterson, 30, of 58-1 Ridge Road in Naugatuck and his passenger, Jeremy Nathan, 30, of 17 A


Measles Outbreak In 21 States, Including CT: CDC

RIDGEFIELD, CT — Connecticut is among 21 states impacted by a nationwide measles outbreak, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Developing: Grenade found in Bridgeport backyard

Photo: Contributed Photo / Contributed PhotoImage1of2A grenade found in a Bridgeport, Conn., backyard on Aug. 18, 2018.BRIDGEPORT — Homeowners digging in their backyard on Saturday found a grenade, according to Police Chief Armando Perez.The fire department was first on scene around 7 p.m. and relay


Damaged aircraft makes emergency landing in Danbury

According to officials, around 11:30 a.m., two people on board reported that the plane had a problem with its left side landing gear while practicing landings on the runway.

WTNH.COM - 2018-08-19 20:02:59

Convict in 1977 kidnapping, murder in Ulster County a free man

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> After spending 38 years and four months behind bars for the kidnapping and murder of Gertrude “Trudy” Resnick Farber, Ronald H. Krom is once again a free man.


Five Newtown Retailers Fail Undercover Police Inspections

On Tuesday, the Newtown PD, working with the State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Tobacco Prevention and Enforcement Program (TPEP) conducted unannounced compliance inspections of the establishments in Newtown that offer tobacco and electronic-cigarette items for s