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Danbury Police Nab Suspected Drug Dealer

DANBURY, CT -- For the second time in as many days, police have arrested a suspected drug dealer in the act of depositing drug deal proceeds at a local bank.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 12:57:52

Danbury Trio Hits the Lottery

DANBURY, CT — Three Danbury residents are more than a little bit richer richer after purchasing winning lottery tickets from a Danbury business, according to the Connecticut Lottery.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 19:25:39

Court uphold $12 million verdict against Danbury Hospital

"She went into the hospital for basically an in-and-out hernia operation and ended up in a coma," said Gagliano's lawyer at the time, Joshua Koskoff, of Bridgeport.

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-08-16 20:15:37

Local man arrested for stalking, harassing, sending sexually explicit emails- New Canaan Advertiser

New Canaan resident, Glen Cohen, 44, has been held on a $200,000 bond after he was arrested for allegedly sending emails that were “sexually explicit in nature,” said the police report.

NCADVERTISER.COM - 2018-08-16 11:00:59

Danbury sex trafficking ringleader to take plea deal

“Your honor, if I may, I’d like to accept the offer for four and a half years,” King said in court over the objection of his attorney and Judge Susan Reynolds. “I’m going to accept the offer your honor.”

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-08-15 16:35:27

Norwalk man sentenced for raping woman he met on bus

Photo: Contributed Photo / ContributedJose Pavon-Fermin, 34, was sentenced to four and one-half years in prison for a sexual assault that took place in Norwalk in 2016.

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-08-16 14:00:38

Trumbull Public Schools Hiring For Several Jobs

TRUMBULL, CT — The school year is over and there are still several available jobs the local school district is looking to fill. It's important to note, that these positions are either vacant and or mandated by the state or federal government.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 13:38:07

Brothers charged after brawl at Barcelona

Then, Anthony Kolich, 41, Daniel Kolich, 39, and Jeffrey Kolich, 32, came into the dining room. Anthony Kolich allegedly yelled and spit at his wife, and threw a glass at her. He told police the man she was with was antagonizing them, and they all began punching him.


Danbury boy rescued from Thomas toy

After a few attempt to remove the boy’s arm, firefighters realized they had to dismantle the toy. When dismantling the toy, rescuers realized the smoke stake was a “launcher” for shooting balls and the dismantling was more complicated than originally expected.

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2018-08-15 18:28:02

Letter: Why commercial and residential zones don’t mix | The Ridgefield Press

The property is surrounded by houses where children of all ages live. These children will have to go to sleep listening to scoreboard buzzers, outdoor music from loud speakers, pucks hitting the wall, yelling, etc. — seven days a week from 7 a.m. until 11 p.m.

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2018-08-15 05:48:02

Former Redding School Chair Pleads Guilty in Sex Assault Case

REDDING, CT -- Former Redding Board of Education chairwomanSara Sobel plead guilty Wednesdayto risk of injury to a minor and promoting a minor in an obscene performance, The News Times is reporting.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 19:17:01

Danbury Firefighters Free Toddler From 'Thomas' Toy

DANBURY, CT -- Firefighters rescued a two-year-old boy Wednesday whose arm had gotten stuck inside a large plastic toy, the Danbury Fire Department is reporting.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 19:43:50

Affordable housing: 30 units planned on Danbury Road | The Ridgefield Press

A rendering of the 30-unit, 45-bedroom, age-restricted affordable housing project that is being planned on a little over three acres off Danbury Road.


Danbury PD Charge New Milford Man for Drugs, Risk of Child Injury

Today, Danbury police executed a search and seizure for the person, car and phone of Ryan Santos, 25, of 5 High Street in New Milford. Santos had been the focus of a several weeks-long investigation related to drug sales throughout the Danbury area, police said in a release. The investigation was in


Stefanowski wins GOP primary for governor

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Stefanowski speaks to supporters at the Madison Beach Hotel in Madison flanked by his wife, Amy, on August 14, 2018.


Young Ridgefield Inventor Captures National Spotlight

RIDGEFIELD, CT -- The "snow straw," a Ridgefield 10-year-old's contribution to a better global ecology, has tickled the public fancy and taken the media by storm.


Here's How New Canaan Residents Voted In 2018 Primary Election

NEW CANAAN, CT — The battle to succeed Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in November will come down toDemocrat Ned Lamontand Republican Bob Stefanowski. Lamont whalloped his primary challenger, Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim, by 171,658 to 39,854. On the Republican side, Stefanowski earned 41,957 votes followed

PATCH - 2018-08-15 14:55:58

Schools hire assistant superintendents | The Ridgefield Press

“He was responsible for closing the achievement gap, planning professional development activities, improving preschool programs, and tackling middle school redesign,” Interim Superintendent Dr. JeanAnn Paddyfote said in an email.

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2018-08-15 11:51:39

Two Former New Canaan Public School Employees Allegedly Stole $478,000 from Cafeterias

The investigation determined that over a five-year period, $478,588 in cash was allegedly misappropriated by the suspects from the Saxe Middle School and New Canaan High School cafeterias.

GREENWICHFREEPRESS.COM - 2018-08-15 07:32:05

Sisters accused of stealing nearly $500K from CT schools

Police say 61-year-old Joanne Pascarelli, of Stratford, and her sister, 67-year-old Marie Wilson, of Wilton, turned themselves in to New Canaan police this weekend after warrants were issued for their arrest.