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23-year-old CEO takes charge of Danbury nonprofit

“I kind of threw my name in there,” recalled the 23-year-old Calitro when he learned that the position was available. “I was thinking, ‘Why not?’ I was looking for a job for a year after college. I went through three different interviews.”

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2018-10-20 13:23:57

Teenagers sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for fellow Danbury teen’s death

Photo: Contributed Photo / Hearst Connecticut MediaGabe Bardo, who was murdered in Danbury on Aug. 5, 2017. This photo was taken a week before he died.

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2018-10-19 21:01:30

Boughton: Matrix apartments would overburden Danbury schools

Southport-based Summit Development closed on the purchase late Tuesday and announced its intention to re-imagine the 1.2 million-square-foot building with mostly office and conference space, plus 400,000 square feet for new residential apartments.

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2018-10-20 04:00:00

Danbury man dies after being hit by car

BROOKFIELD, CT (WFSB) -- A Danbury man has died after being hit by a car in Brookfield Friday morning. It happened a little before 9:30 a.m. on Whisconier Road, where a paving company was loading a piece of equipment off a trailer. One of the workers, identified as 58-year-old Harold Trafton, was in

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-10-19 20:08:00

Danbury Man Struck and Killed by Car in Brookfield

Police said the victim, 58-year-old Harold Trafton, was unloading equipment from a trailer near 230 Whisconier Road when he was hit by a vehicle trying to move around the trailer. Trafton was taken to Danbury Hospital where he died.

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-10-19 15:23:00

Custom-built four-bedroom on 1.15 park-like acres in Danbury

“This home represents the best of today with a touch of yesterday as 1950’s history provides the framework for contemporary life in this 1998 meticulously maintained custom re-built cedar shake and stone beauty,” said Lorraine Amaral, Realtor with William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty’s Northe

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-10-20 02:19:47

1 dead, 1 seriously injured after I-95 crash in Stamford

Tamar Milteer, 25, of New Rochelle, N.Y., was killed in the crash, a Connecticut State Police incident report said. He was a passenger in one of the three cars involved in the wreck.

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-10-20 20:20:03

Danbury courting new tenants for old Tuxedo Junction

Image1of3The City of Danbury wants to convert 3 Post Office Street, in Danbury, Conn, formerly used by the business Tuxedo Junction, into a community theatre. Wednesday, February 8, 2017, in Danbury, Conn.

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2018-10-19 19:24:14

6 great things to do this weekend, Oct. 19-21

The Patterson Recreation Center, 65 Front St., Patterson, will host a military collectibles and knife show 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 20. Items include insignias, medals, uniforms, equipment, books, art work. Several uniformed re-enactors will be available to answer questions. Brian Benedict, known as The D


Man Attempts To Swallow Cocaine During Warrant Search With Two Arrests, Danbury Police Say

A suspected drug dealer attempted to swallow some of his product as police executed a search warrant at an apartment in Fairfield County.Complaints from area residents about potential drug sales in Danbury led to a lengthy police investigation of a Bank Street apartment, which was the home of Christ


Police ID driver who hit Waterbury police cruisers

WATERBURY – The driver of the Kia Soul that crashed into three police cars after driving on a walking path in Fulton Park Wednesday morning has been identified as a 22-year-old with a lengthy criminal record. Jahun Najaee Danzy, who has addresses in Danbury and Cheshire, was taken out of the Kia he


PD: Person hit by car in Brookfield

BROOKFIELD, CT (WFSB) -- A person was taken to the hospital after being hit by a car in Brookfield Friday morning.It happened a little before 9:30 a.m. on Whisconier Road.The road remained closed as of 11 a.m. while police investigate.Stay with Channel 3 as more information becomes available.

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-10-19 14:56:00

Developer With Big Plans Purchases The Matrix in Danbury for $17 Million

The Matrix has a new owner which means you may be able to move your family in!The Matrix Corporate Center,which originally was built to house the former Union Carbide headquarters in Danbury has been purchased by Summit Development in Southport for $17 million. The company will rename the Matrix "Th


Pumpkin Spice Chicken Wings Have Arrived in Danbury

Brobible says that they will only be available through Halloween, so if they sound yummy to you like they do to me, don't wait to go try them. You can get them at Buffalo Wild Wings locations in Danbury, Milford, Stamford and Waterbury, Connecticut, as well as Wappingers Falls and White Plains, New


Lawsuit alleges N.Y. man suffered irreversible brain damage at Brookfield Costco

The lawsuit said Peter Aurigemma, of David Drive in North Salem, N.Y., was shopping at the Costco at 200 Federal Road in Brookfield. Records indicate Aurigemma is 62.


NJ Transit: One canceled train on the Northeast Corridor

Some trains have been temporarily discontinued or have changes of origin/destination for PTC installation. This impacts the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast Line, Morris & Essex, Montclair-Boonton and Main-Bergen-Port Jervis lines. Service is expected to be completely restored by mid-January 2


3 Danbury Drivers Arrested in NY DWI Crackdown This Weekend

Troopers based in Brewster, NY arrested Elsa I. Chanchavac, 40, of Danbury, for DWI on Saturday. She was traveling on Danbury Road in the town of Southeast, when she was stopped for a vehicle and traffic law violation. Investigation revealed that she was impaired by alcohol, and was subsequently arr


Weeks-Long Investigation Leads To Drug Bust In Danbury

According to police, after receiving the complaints, an investigation into Scott led to the issuance of a search warrant for his car, home, phone and person.


Silver Alert issued for missing 9-month-old from New Haven

NEW HAVEN - New Haven police are trying to find a missing 9-month-old that may have been abducted by a family member. Aria Gilmore was last seen in the care of her father on October 12th. She's described as black with black hair and brown eyes. She's 19 inches tall and weighs around 22 pounds. Anyon


Danbury school leaders concerned about lagging math scores

“It will take some time for teachers to adjust to the new math and for students to adjust to the new math, but in the meantime we’ve identified some of the gaps students have been experiencing,” said Kara Quinn Casimiro, director of instruction and assessment.