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Witness gets driver to return to scene of Redding hit and run

A woman was encouraged to return to the scene of a hit and run Monday morning in Redding after another driver saw her rear end a vehicle and drive away. Yesim Kumantas, 44, of Danbury. was sitting her in her black Lexus, waiting for an oil delivery on Route 58, when Ariele Andrade, 20, of Danbury, r

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-18 21:23:05

Weston, Redding And Easton Public Schools Hiring For 47 Jobs

WESTON, CT - The new school year is in full swing, and your local school district still has positions it needs to fill. Here is a look at the open positions with your local district. Click on the hyperlinks below for more information on the positions.

PATCH - 2017-09-18 18:09:37

Governor's race: Boucher kicks off exploration

Drawing on the weather-related news of late, Boucher acknowledged local leaders in attendance, who she said are facing the "headwinds of a very bloated, spendthrift, mismanaged state government that is threatening our towns, our schools, our businesses, our seniors and our taxpayers ... and we have

THEREDDINGPILOT.COM - 2017-09-18 14:30:04

Two Danbury men arrested on drug charges

DANBURY - Police arrested two Danbury men Monday, one who officers had been watching for weeks after residents complained he was selling drugs. Investigators received a warrant on Friday to search the Coalpit Hill Road apartment of William Albers, 47, who residents accused of selling illegal drugs

NEWSTIMES - 2017-09-18 19:25:38

Bridgeport teen beaten after 'lewd remark' to girl at Westfield Trumbull mall

Updated 1:56 pm, Monday, September 18, 2017 TRUMBULL-A 13-year-old girl responded to the insult of 15-year-old boy at the Westfield mall Saturday afternoon by splashing him with a drink, police said. Then she gathered her friends, who chased him through the mall, police said. "A total of six yout

CONNECTICUT POST - 2017-09-18 13:56:17

Shelton man killed from motorcycle crash injuries

A Shelton man operating a motorcycle was killed by injuries he suffered in a crash that took place on Thursday, Sept. 14. Shelton Police responded to a report of the crash involving a motorcycle and motor vehicle at the Howe Avenue and Grove Street just after 7 p.m. EMS, Shelton Fire Department, and

SHELTONHERALD.COM - 2017-09-18 12:25:06

Shifting school populations drive funding debate

While student enrollment in Connecticut's urban school districts like Stamford is on the rise, the vast majority of suburban and rural districts are seeing sharp declines, according to a Hearst Connecticut Media analysis. Stamford enrollment rose to 15,946 students during the 2015-16 school year fro

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 16:39:08

Daniel C. Levine Brings Broadway to Sea & Earns Magellan Award

Daniel C. Levine's "Born To Dance", a tribute to Broadway choreography featuring inspired performances that celebrate some of Broadway's most-famous hits, is a winner! A local resident and Broadway veteran, Levine debuted "Born To Dance" last year exclusively aboard Princess Cruises and has earned t

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-09-18 22:58:00

On the Market / A private cottage in the woods

WILTON - Feel as if you are living in a private cottage in the woods yet within minutes from civilization in the yellow colonial cottage with green shutters at 127 Hulda Hill Road. The drive to this wooded neighborhood takes motorists through a hilly region of town that does seem quite remote. But t

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 04:37:07

Tropical Storm Watches for Southern Westchester & Coastal Fairfield, New Haven, Middlesex & New London Counties

According to the latest news from NOAA Tropical Storm Watches continue for Long Island, Southern Westchester County, Coastal Fairfield, New Haven, Middlesex and New London Counties in Connecticut on Tuesday, September 19 and Wednesday, September 20 for wind speeds from 39 to 73 mph. NOAA also report

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-09-18 18:46:00

New generation coming for Danbury-area emergency dispatch centers

DANBURY - Emergency dispatch centers throughout the region are installing the latest generation of technology that will allow for improved communications, inluding the ability to receive text messages, along with better mapping capabilities. Brookfield went online with its new system earlier this mo

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-18 18:38:55

Green Wave ready for tough SWC battles

NEW MILFORD - The New Milford boys soccer team is finding the SWC to be just as tough as expected, but the Green Wave has the experience to handle it. So far New Milford is off to an 0-1-2 start after a tough 2-1 loss to Bethel, a 2-2 tie with defending Class M champion Brookfield and another 2-2 ti

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-18 21:27:54

Off-track betting project moves forward in Danbury

DANBURY - A city businessman has one hurdle left to clear to build an off-track-betting parlor in his downtown restaurant. That hurdle is Danbury's 21-member City Council, which now has the power to allow an OTB parlor in a restaurant on a case-by-case basis. The city's Zoning Commission last week a

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-18 21:39:45

Danbury nonprofit granted $175,000 for mental health, drug abuse treatment

DANBURY - A city-based social services nonprofit will receive a $175,000 grant to put toward mental health services and opioid abuse treatment, Connecticut's congressional delegation said in a release. Danbury-based Connecticut Institute for Communities will receive the grant along with 15 other hea

NEWSTIMES - 2017-09-18 18:24:10

Parenting in the Selfie Generation Spotlights Anxiety

RPS is happy to partner with the Ridgefield Council of PTAs, Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield Youth Commission, Books on the Common, Project Resilience, Town Vibe, and Silver Hill Hospital in presenting this year's series of parent workshops. Coming in October: "Anxiety Awareness: What's All the Angst

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-09-19 16:48:00

Boucher: Vote means historic shift toward bipartisan cooperation

In historic votes last week, fiscally conservative Democrats joined their Republican colleagues to approve a state budget bill that cuts spending and does not increase taxes. This was a much needed victory for our state and its taxpayers. Personally, seeing this shift started by three Democrats in t

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2017-09-19 08:58:59

Recreation Notes: Free jedi training for children

Has your child ever wanted to learn the ways of the Force? This is their chance to train at Ridgefield Parks & Recreation's free Jedi Training for children ages 5 to 10 years old. They will learn how to be mindful of their surroundings, how to move around with stealth, and how to use a lightsaber. W

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2017-09-19 07:17:52

ROARings: Ike's happy tail, happy family

In October of 2016 we took in a Yellow Lab from a home that was unable to find time for him. He received little formal training. He was stuck in a crate most of the day where he acquired bad housebreaking habits. He wasn't given the opportunity to succeed as a dog. When he arrived at ROAR, Ike was a

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2017-09-19 06:19:46

Editorial: Horse rule?

Hooted down once, another attempt at an ordinance on keeping horses was presented to the selectmen last week, and sent to a Sept. 27 public hearing. It's good they collaborated, but the proposal suggests the committee's horse owners outmaneuvered its horse neighbors. The ordinance affects only resi

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2017-09-19 04:47:50

Prevention Council carnival kicks off Friday night

Merry-go-rounds and inflatable castles have taken up residency on the green in front of the recreation center on Danbury Road for this weekend's annual fall carnival. One object missing on the lawn this year will be the ferris wheel - a casualty of Hurricane Jose's brutal winds. "The threat of Jo

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2017-09-18 17:30:06