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Letter: Conveyance tax increase would penalize the sellers

To the Editor: When will it end? Governor Malloy's proposed budget includes an increase to the conveyance tax for the sale of real estate. What does that mean exactly? If you sell your house, the government taxes you on the sale price. Right now in Connecticut, for all sales $800,000 or less, we pay

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2017-09-20 06:14:02

North Salem: Fox that attacked dogs and person is rabid

The fox that attacked two dogs and a person in North Salem over the weekend was rabid, according to Westchester County Health Department officials. North Salem police officers responded to a report of an aggressive fox that attacked two dogs on Vail Lane around 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. After biting

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-20 22:09:40

Police arrest alleged spa prostitute

Wilton Police said they responded to complaints of commercial sex taking place in a relaxation spa by investigating the place and obtaining search warrants, resulting in the arrest of a middle aged Asian woman for prostitution. Police said they had help from the Norwalk Police Department investigati

WILTONBULLETIN.COM - 2017-09-21 11:44:40

HamletHub Survey: Complete It & Support The Women's Center

First of all, thank you for being readers and community advocates! HamletHub exists for you and because of you. Today, HamletHub asks for your help, and in turn, you will be helping families, children, and fellow residents in need. Please complete a 2 minute survey about brands of water. Click here

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

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

Danbury man charged in Stratford home invasion

STRATFORD-A Danbury man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly tried to break into a home and rob its residents, police said. Jeffery Bispo faces a slew of related conspiracy charges, police said Thursday. According to Danbury Police scanner reports, the attempted home invasion took place Wednes

NEWSTIMES - 2017-09-21 14:24:08

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

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

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

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

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

Prostitution Arrest Made After Search Of Wilton Spa: Police

WILTON, CT - A New York woman was arrested on a prostitution charge after police executed a search warrant at a spa on Danbury Road. Police say a search of the In Spa, located on the second floor of a commercial building at 7 Danbury Road, led to the arrest of He Lang, 43, of College Point, New York

PATCH - 2017-09-21 14:13:14

The Reel Dad: New York Film Festival celebrates the best of movies

Thank goodness for the New York Film Festival. Each fall this annual event takes us to wonderful worlds where movies travel. Through its curated collection of films, the Festival celebrates what we cherish, challenges what we consider and confirms our hopes of what movies can be. And we're just up t

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2017-09-21 10:47:07

Fresh Air Fund thanks volunteers

To the Editor: With the dedication and commitment of thousands of volunteer host families, this summer was filled with new experiences and friendships for thousands of children from New York City's low-income communities. I would like to take this opportunity to recognize our extraordinary Fresh Ai

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2017-09-21 10:13:40

Upscale Resale: Style, sophistication for less

Sponsored content: Some businesses don't need to search for testimonials. While a reporter was recently talking with the staff of Upscale Resale at Nine Bailey - a women's designer clothing and accessories boutique that opened in mid-June - a woman on her way to work walked by and offered impromptu

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2017-09-21 09:18:14

Walsh's Wonderings - Betraying teachers

Conflict brings out both the best and worst in us, and the current state budget battle is no exception. Most of us are already battle-weary from months of debate at the national level around the Affordable Care Act, debt ceiling and tax reform. However, the Republican budget currently in front of Go

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2017-09-21 07:05:49

Tensions flare at teen sleep talk

School start times continue to divide the Ridgefield community. A presentation on adolescent sleep research elicited persistent murmurs from a crowd of about 65 residents Monday night at the East Ridge Middle School auditorium - with some folks leaving early in apparent frustration over the data pr

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2017-09-21 05:34:02

Letter: In our shoes ...

To the Editor: So one of the latest issues in town is whether or not a B&B should be allowed on Circle Drive. Everyone has an opinion. One of the great things about our town is the ability to voice a stance in the printed and/or on the online news. A lot of information is found there ... some factua

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2017-09-21 05:04:05

Bus depot plans are now in limbo

In other words, decisions about the terms and conditions of the proposed site should be made by the Easton, Redding and ER9 boards of education and not the towns, he said. The process of choosing a bus depot site began more than a year ago when the landowner of the existing school bus facility in Be

THEREDDINGPILOT.COM - 2017-09-21 09:00:28