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Danbury men arrested in connection with attempted robbery

DANBURY - Two men who police say tried to rob someone at gunpoint on Wildman Street late Tuesday have been arrested on several charges. Authorities said police first got the call about the robbery attempt at around 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday when the victim ran into the Cowboy's Cafe to report the incide

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-20 20:52:00

Police: Danbury man caught with steroids, heroin

WILTON - A Danbury man suspected of driving under the influence of drugs was caught with steroids, heroin and a crack pipe in the trunk of his car, police said. According to police reports, a Wilton police officer was patrolling Danbury Road around 2:30 a.m. Monday morning when he observed a driver

NEWSTIMES - 2017-09-20 15:55:35

Fighting Men Damage Car In Danbury: Police

DANBURY, CT - Two city men were arrested Sunday after they were seen fighting on Bank Street and damaged another person's car, according to police. Officers responded to Bank Street and Foster Street at 6:28 p.m. for a report of a fight in progress, and found that Fabio Silva, 35, and Heliomar Silva

PATCH - 2017-09-20 13:20:45

Car crashes into Danbury building; driver extricated

DANBURY - A driver was extricated from a motor vehicle Thursday morning after crashing into the El Dorado Center building on West Street. When firefighters arrived on the scene they found that a small car had traveled off of Oil Hill Road road and hit the the corner of masonry building at 152 West S

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-21 14:27:16

Suspicious driver approaching women in downtown Danbury

DANBURY - Police are searching for a red hatchback that approached a female professor at Western Connecticut State University's downtown Thursday morning. Police said an older model red hatchback - possibly a Chevorolet - approached a female professor shortly after she parked her car on Dr. Roach Av

NEWSTIMES - 2017-09-21 16:01:10

Different ways to learn English at the Danbury Library

DANBURY - The city's library offers a series of free programs to learn English for adults and kids. A conversation group called Talk Time English meets from 5:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays in the lower level meeting room of the library, 170 Main St. The informal gathering, led by Rodrigo Fuenzalid

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-20 19:51:33

Danbury schoolchildren make music, thanks to grants from VH1 and others

DANBURY - It's the kind of music any parent would applaud - and it was only the students' second time practicing together. As 'Merrily We Roll Along' boomed from the horns and oboes at Park Avenue Elementary School this week, it was clear that the young musicians were inspired. And with good reason.

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-21 21:24:58

Connecticut On Tap in Danbury on September 23

Hold onto your hats, Danbury, we're coming your way! The Connecticut on Tap Craft Beer Festival is returning to the Ives Concert Park on Saturday, September 23rd. CT on Tap is dedicated to showcasing specialty beers and craft breweries from around the globe. We'll be tipping back samples of more tha

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-09-21 19:26:00

Victim Trapped After Car Struck Building In Danbury: Fire

DANBURY, CT - First responders pulled a crash victim out of their car after it struck a building on West Street early Thursday morning, according to the Danbury Fire Department. Firefighters say a small car went off Oil Mill Road, struck the Danbury Hospital's Behavioral and Mental Health building.

PATCH - 2017-09-21 13:46:46

Person injured after car hits building in Danbury

(Danbury Fire Department) DANBURY, Conn. (WTNH)- A person was injured after crashing their car into a building in Danbury, early Thursday morning. The Danbury Fire Department says firefighters, police and EMS responded to West Street, near Oil Mill Road, for reports of a car crash. Upon arrival, i

WTNH.COM - 2017-09-21 13:01:25

Street fair planned Saturday in downtown Danbury

DANBURY - An artisan's fair is planned Saturday in the city's downtown, featuring vendors, music, performing arts and food, according to an event posting. The street fair, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Main Street between White and West streets, is organized by CityCenter Danbury and the Cultural Center

NEWSTIMES - 2017-09-20 20:56:51

Danbury OTB parlor wins zoning commission approval

Danbury's first off-track-betting (OTB) parlor has taken a major step forward, following the city's zoning commission's 6-3 vote in favor of approving a zoning regulation amendment. The issue - long a bone of contention for several Danbury residents and businesses - now goes to Danbury's 21-member C

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 14:38:55

Danbury Man Faces Drug, DWI Charges in New York

SOUTHEAST, NY - A Danbury man faces drug and drunk-driving charges in Putnam County, according to New York State Police. He was also driving without a valid license, police said. Troopers arrested Alvaro Matias, 27, on Sept. 16. They said they were on State Route 6 when they saw a vehicle moving fro

PATCH - 2017-09-19 15:01:32

Plea deal possible in Danbury prostitution case

DANBURY - Attorneys in the case of William Trefzger, a Westport man charged earlier this year with patronizing a male prostitution ring, said Tuesday they expect to open plea negotiations soon. Trefzger was arrested in March on a human trafficking charge, along with two other co-defendants, in conne

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-19 21:44:29

Volunteers needed for expanding Danbury mentoring program

DANBURY - When the Association of Religious Communities launched its mentoring program in 2014, about a dozen volunteers served 80 Danbury elementary school students. Since then, the program has grown exponentially, with about 70 mentors working with 450 Danbury children each year to improve their r

NEWSTIMES - 2017-09-19 21:24:05

An Acoustic Evening With Al Stewart at The Palace Danbury on Friday

Multi-platinum recording artist AL STEWART will perform up close and acoustic at The Palace Danbury on Friday, September 22, starting at 8 p.m. A master singer-songwriter, Stewart came to musical prominence with back to back platinum albums, "Year Of the Cat" in 1976 and 1978's "Time Passages." A se

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-09-20 04:11:00

Services planned for Vince McGee of Danbury

Charles V. "Vince" McGee, 88 of Danbury, ended his journey on earth and went home to be with his God, angels and saints on Saturday morning, September 16, 2017. Vince was born in Norwalk, CT, February 22, 1929 a son of the late Edward P. Sr. and Margaret (Commins) McGee. He was a life time Danbury r

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-09-19 20:32:00

Harvest Jam Festival in Danbury October 14

Harvest Jam is back at Ives Concert Park on Saturday, October 14th from 1pm - 7pm and will be bringing you festive fall fun for country music fans, beer lovers and families from both Connecticut and New York! Harvest Jam delivers a unique and robust experience filled with live music, lawn games, ven

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-09-19 19:20:00

Recently Sold Homes in Danbury And Beyond

Do you ever find yourself wondering what the purchase price was for a really nice house that just changed owners on your street or in your town? Or have you ever seen a "SOLD" sign go up in front of a property that made you think, "Someone actually bought THAT?" Here are all the facts and figures of

PATCH - 2017-09-19 18:28:52

Danbury Off-Track Betting Faces Final Hurdle: Report

DANBURY, CT - A controversial off-track betting facility in the works for a downtown bar cleared yet another hurdle last week, reports the News Times. The city's zoning commission amended its regulations to allow for off-track betting (OTB) as a secondary use in a restaurants. An OTB facility has b

PATCH - 2017-09-19 15:26:45