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Girls Basketball: League tournament predictions, Day 3

Day 3 brings us to Super Saturday in girls basketball with a full slate of conference tournament games. No. 8 Wamogo at No. 1 Housatonic Regional: HOUSATONIC. No. 7 Shepaug Valley at No. 2 Northwestern: NORTHWESTERN.


Amazon Says ‘No’ to New York So Danbury Mayor Makes a Valentine’s Day Appeal

After Mayor Mark learned Amazon bowed out of their New York deal, guess what he did?. A late report from the Danbury Patch reports that Mayor Mark Boughton after hearing that Amazon called off their New York City deal said, "Is it wrong to dream?" The mayor then went into the vaults and resurrected


Vendors Wanted for Bethel LGBTQ Pride Celebration in May

Vendor registration is open for Bethel's LGBTQ pride celebration Saturday, May 4th, 2019. 500+ attendees anticipated. Facebook Event info. Find details and our registration link at bethelctpride.com/vendors 


Healing After Hailey: How Danbury Unites After a Teen Suicide

DANBURY, CT — Shortly after 16-year-old Hailey Nailor of Danbury took her own life on Feb. 9, her best friend began organizing a memorial vigil online. "She was a great friend to me and always had my back through everything as well to many others," Maria Garcia wrote on Facebook. "It's heartbreaking


Indoor track and field State Open preview capsules

On The Web — NFHS Network (subscription required) REAL TIME RESULTS (via NESTiming) Danbury is the three-time defending State Open champion, but the number of athletes that qualify for the State Open dictates the amount of points a team can accumulate. On paper Hillhouse and Bloomfield look like the


Motorist Found Asleep Charged With DWI, Resisting Arrest In Putnam

A Danbury motorist is facing DWI charges after a Putnam deputy sheriff allegedly found him sleeping in his vehicle. The officer observed a stopped vehicle with its engine running near the intersection of State Route 312 and Independent Way in the Town of Southeast Saturday, Feb. 2 around 2:30 a.m.,


Danbury Resident Barbara A. Stokes, 54, has Died

Barbara A. Stokes, 54, of Danbury, daughter of S. Chris (Hansen) Stokes and the late Norman Stokes, died on Monday, February 11, 2019 at St. Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport. Relatives and friends may call at the Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9-11 Granville Ave.,Danbury on Sunday, February 17, 2019 f


Study: Near-capacity Danbury schools to get more crowded

DANBURY — The already-stuffed city public schools are expected get even more crowded as the district’s 16 consecutive years of growth shows no signs of slowing, according to a new study released this week.


Fake service dogs are on the rise, so Connecticut lawmakers are considering fines

Elizabeth Rival of Berlin navigates the world as a blind person with the help of Harlow, her 4-year-old black Lab, a mellow lass who aced her training at a guide-dog school in Smithtown, N.Y.


DWI Arrest In Southeast For Sleeping Danbury Driver: Cops

SOUTHEAST, NY — Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley Jr. reports the arrest of a Danbury man who deputies said tried to drive away when under investigation for driving drunk.


Calitro to be honored at Danbury High

Danbury High grad and current Seattle Seahawk Austin Calitro will be returning home next Wednesday prior to the Danbury boys basketball team’s showdown against Trumbull. Calitro — who was an All-State standout for the Hatters before being an FCS All-American at Villanova — will sign autographs at th


Body of naked man identified 23 years after being found on island

A man whose naked body was found on an island off Connecticut nearly 23 years ago was finally identified this week through a new search of an updated national fingerprint database.


Ex-Cop Who Shot Chicago Teen Beaten in Cell at FCI Danbury

DANBURY, CT — A former Chicago police officer who was convicted of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald was beaten in a Danbury prison,. Officer Jason Van Dyke, 40, was recently moved to the low security Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury from Rock Island County jai


Connecticut man sentenced for role in cocaine ring

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for his role in a cocaine distribution ring that was run out of prison by another man.


Police: Bethel man spit in officer’s face, threatened to kill woman

Photo: Bethel Police Department — BETHEL — A man accused of assaulting an officer, threatening a woman, damaging property and driving with a suspended license last month was arrested this week.


Firefighters and Civilians Form Human Chain to Rescue 86 Dogs from a Fire at Pet Store

Most people are so busy these days getting on with their lives that they may come across as being indifferent. However, one cannot write off the innate goodness in them as it manifests every now and then. A pet store in Danbury, Connecticut, would’ve been a scene of tragedy if it were not for the he


Be Heart-Healthy Danbury! February is American Heart Month

There’s no better time to take control of your health Danbury! February is American Heart Month and the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP) is putting a spotlight on the impact that high blood cholesterol can have on the heart.


Danbury to review mental health programs after teen’s death

DANBURY — Public school officials will review the district’s programs for supporting students struggling with mental health issues and arrange suicide prevention forums for parents after the death of a city teenager last weekend.


Brookfield to extend Still River Greenway, make parking easier

BROOKFIELD — The popular Still River Greenway could soon be longer and finding parking could be easier thanks to a state grant. The more than $207,000 grant will allow the town to extend the trail by 2,500 feet, connecting the greenway to an existing 25-car parking lot at the firehouse on Pocono Roa


Arthur Murray of Danbury Raises $900 for Housatonic Habitat

Danbury, CT; 02/15/19 –The Arthur Murray Dance Studio of Danbury raised more than $900 for Housatonic Habitat for Humanity with its annual 'Teach-A-Thon' in January. Dance instructors donated their time giving half-hour lessons in support of the special Housatonic Habitat event.