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Dump-Truck Crash Kills Danbury Man On I-684

SOUTHEAST, NY - A Danbury man died on I-684 Thursday morning when his car rear-ended a dump truck. New York State Police are investigating the fatal collision, which involved three vehicles northbound on the highway. Jon A. Slater, 54, was pronounced deceased on scene, and transported to the Putnam

PATCH - 2017-11-16 17:24:20

Final performances of WSCU's "Evita" this weekend in Danbury

DANBURY - Final performances of Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera "Evita" by Western Connecticut State University are planned Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the university's performing arts center on the west side. Weekend show times are 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m. Sunday at

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-11-16 18:36:52

How many eggs survived a 95-foot drop in Danbury?

DANBURY - Sixth-grade students at Westside Middle School Academy put their engineering skills to work to design "escape pods" to protect eggs from breaking after a 95-foot drop. Then they put their bubblewrap and cottonball designs to the test, with the help of a ladder truck from the city fire depa

NEWSTIMES - 2017-11-16 19:10:26

Woman's Club of Danbury/New Fairfield Totals 300 No-Sew Blankets

Over 32 No-Sew Blankets were complete by the Woman's Club of Danbury/New Fairfield on November 2 to reach 300 plus blankets for the patients of the Danbury Hospital Cancer Center. Great Job Ladies! Pictured above are Janet Jabieski of Danbury and Mary Lynn Howard of New Fairfield showing off their b

PATCH - 2017-11-16 22:41:24

Maplewood's Smith to receive Previdi Award by Danbury Chamber

Maplewood, a rapidly expanding upscale senior living and medical building brand, got its start in Danbury and now the Hat City is honoring its CEO with the prestigious Cecil J. Previdi award. Gregory Smith, the founder, chairman and CEO of Maplewood Senior Living, will be honored during the Greater

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-11-16 19:23:39

Connecticut Master Chorale to present Holiday Prelude Concert at First Congregational Church in Danbury

The Connecticut Master Chorale, under the direction of Tina Johns Heidrich, will present its annual Holiday Prelude Concert at the First Congregational Church in Danbury on Nov. 19. Sunday's concert will include outstanding choral music reflecting many cultures, celebrating everything from Thanksgiv

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-11-17 16:16:45

Danbury man dies in I-684 accident

DANBURY - A local man was killed Thursday after a three-car accident along Interstate 684 in New York. Authorities from New York said the accident occurred during the early morning hours when a commercial dump truck entered the northbound lane of the highway from the median. A car driven by Jon Slat

NEWSTIMES - 2017-11-17 15:06:33

911 dispatcher helps Danbury boy save baby sister

DANBURY, Conn. (WABC/WTNH) - A 9-year-old Danbury boy's quick thinking, along with the expertise of a 911 dispatcher, saved a baby girl's life Saturday. She's resting peacefully now, but Anna Julia Almeida put quite the scare into her family this weekend. The 1-month old baby, who was born premature

WTNH.COM - 2017-11-14 21:45:34

League City pay competitive, but some jobs lag

LEAGUE CITY Salaries for most League City government employees are competitive within surrounding cities, but compensation for some jobs lags behind the market, a recent study found. Making those below-market jobs competitive would cost the city about $924,000, the study found. The city council in A

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-17 04:50:00

Texas City High School to increase security after threat

TEXAS CITY Texas City High School will have heightened security in place today after an unspecified threat was made Thursday, the district announced. A person made the threat on the social media app Snapchat and said "TCHS will be greased at 1 pm tomorrow," according to a district spokeswoman. "This

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-17 04:00:00

Family fun: Frostival, a burger bash and holiday parade

The Great Inflatable Race A fun run with inflatable obstacles spread throughout the running course. When: 9 a.m. Saturday Where: Sam Houston Race Park, 7575 N. Sam Houston Parkway W. Tickets: $75-$90; thegreatinflatablerace.com/houston Sawyer Flea A curated outdoor market featuring local craftsmen,

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-15 18:25:00

A cool down and an early look at Thanksgiving weather

With mild weather and plenty of sunshine, it should come as no surprise that the first 15 days of November have given us much warmer and drier conditions than normal. Temperatures in League City are averaging a whopping 7.8 above normal through the first half of this month and they are running 4.9 w

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-16 19:11:00

Lions and tigers and bears - oh my

If you're looking for a trip down memory lane that the entire family can enjoy, look no further than the Bay Area Harbour Playhouse's presentation of the timeless classic "The Wizard of Oz," which will make its debut - for one show only - at 3 p.m. Saturday at 3803 state Highway 3 in Dickinson. The

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-17 04:15:00

Angleton man sentenced to multiple child porn charges

Woodlands developer heads farther north for next act U.S. District Judge George Hanks Jr. sentenced John Waldrip to two 175-month sentences and 120 months in prison for possession, receipt and distributing child pornography. The man originally plead guilty to the crime in June 2017. Waldrip will be

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-16 21:35:00

Dickinson man gets 5 years for killing dog

A Dickinson man was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison for killing his dog while high on the drug PCP. A jury found Jairen Delano Peterson, 31, guilty on a charge of cruelty a to non-livestock animal by torture at the conclusion of a trial that began Monday, court records show. Dickinson pol

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-17 04:00:00

Buy your kids this $6 million zoo in Alvin and be the hero of the century

Craig Hlavaty Published 2:25 pm, Thursday, November 16, 2017 Buy your kids this $6 million zoo in Alvin and be the hero of the century 1 / 73 Back to Gallery Anyone in the market for a zoo, complete with animals, housing, and ample land? On the market for a year now, Alvin's Bayou Wildlife Zoo has

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-16 20:25:00

New Roof For Frisco Family Ushers In New Season

FRISCO (CBS11) - For a Frisco family, a new roof ushers in a season of thanksgiving and a break from storms that have battered their hearts and their home is long overdue. "I was wondering when we could be able to afford to get it fixed," said George Salazar, in a voice so soft I had to lean in to h

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-15 17:20:52

Prescott Helps Kick Off The Season of Giving at The Star in Frisco

Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott continues to do work for the community. He's teaming up with Tostitos to help raise money for local Salvation Army chapters. Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott continues to do work for the community. He's teaming up with Tostitos to help raise money for local Salvatio

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2017-11-14 23:44:44

Mathews mom arrested, teen lockup crisis, parade saved: Your Thursday evening roundup

Good evening. Here are some stories you may have missed today. Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here. A booking photo of Sini Mathews (Richardson Police Department/Courtesy) Police arrest Sherin Mathews' mother, say parents left 3-year-old alone while they w

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-11-16 22:30:00

Food News: '90s Pop Culture Meets Sushi at Sushi Marquee, New East African Eats and More

The Star in Frisco is getting a curious addition in December: Sushi Marquee, a "fun-loving Japanese-inspired concept" that's serious about cocktails, sushi and '80s/'90s pop culture. A new concept from Crafted Bar Concepts (Shell Shack, Back 9, Shakertins) Sushi Marquee will serve "sushi, sashimi, c

DALLAS OBSERVER - 2017-11-17 10:00:00