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Danbury wins Class LL wrestling title for 19th time in 23 years; Trumbull claims 2nd

TRUMBULL — For the 19th time in the past 23 years, Danbury has been crowned the kings of Class LL wrestling. Danbury, the state’s top-ranked team, survived a strong challenge from the Trumbull Eagles and claimed the state title during the tournament this weekend at Trumbull High School.


Man in upstate New York gets life without parole for killing 2, wounding 1

WATERLOO, N.Y. — A man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend and a man, as well as wounding a second woman in an upstate New York village.


Amazon Says ‘No’ to New York So Danbury Mayor Makes a Valentine’s Day Appeal

After Mayor Mark learned Amazon bowed out of their New York deal, guess what he did?. A late report from the Danbury Patch reports that Mayor Mark Boughton after hearing that Amazon called off their New York City deal said, "Is it wrong to dream?" The mayor then went into the vaults and resurrected


Motorist Found Asleep Charged With DWI, Resisting Arrest In Putnam

A Danbury motorist is facing DWI charges after a Putnam deputy sheriff allegedly found him sleeping in his vehicle. The officer observed a stopped vehicle with its engine running near the intersection of State Route 312 and Independent Way in the Town of Southeast Saturday, Feb. 2 around 2:30 a.m.,


Girls Basketball: League tournament predictions, Day 3

Day 3 brings us to Super Saturday in girls basketball with a full slate of conference tournament games. No. 8 Wamogo at No. 1 Housatonic Regional: HOUSATONIC. No. 7 Shepaug Valley at No. 2 Northwestern: NORTHWESTERN.


DEC Officer Saves Bald Eagle in Upstate New York

Some may complain, but New York during the winter is absolutely beautiful and has some perks. One of those perks is being able to take a front seat to nature. From the end of December through February New Yorkers are watching for eagle migration. Here in the Hudson Valley, Bowdoin Park is a popular


Westchester County Exec Urges NYS Approval For Sales Tax Hike

The Westchester County executive is pushing a proposal to bring in new revenue. In a move to combat a limited SALT deduction and a winnowing fund reserve, the new funding stream would not raise property taxes.


New charges filed in death of woman on Candlewood Lake

Prosecutors have filed additional charges in connection with a fatal boating accident that happened in New Fairfield last August. Gary Morrone, 66, of Watertown now faces new counts of criminally negligent homicide and reckless boating following the death of his friend, 38-year-old Wanda Tirado of W


Cahill says 'time has come' to legalize marijuana in New York state

KINGSTON, N.Y. — Assemblyman Kevin Cahill says some his own family members who suffered from advanced cancer didn’t use marijuana to relieve pain because it was illegal. “I have had other members of my family who said that, in spite of the fact that it was illegal, they would use it — and sure enoug


Healing After Hailey: How Danbury Unites After a Teen Suicide

DANBURY, CT — Shortly after 16-year-old Hailey Nailor of Danbury took her own life on Feb. 9, her best friend began organizing a memorial vigil online. "She was a great friend to me and always had my back through everything as well to many others," Maria Garcia wrote on Facebook. "It's heartbreaking


Farmers Market Coming To Mahopac This Year

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Fresh produce lovers rejoice! A farmers market is coming to Mahopac just in time for summer. The town’s Recreation and Parks Department is in the planning stages of bringing a farmers market to the parking lot of Town Hall at the corner of Croton Falls Road and McAlpin Avenue by arou


CarissaPolidore of Pawling, NY named to the Dean’s List at Pace University’s College of Health Professions

CarissaPolidore of Pawling, NY named to the Dean’s List at Pace University’s College of Health Professions. Pleasantville, N.Y. – CarissaPolidore of Pawling, NY was named to the Dean’s List of the College of Health Professions. Carissa Polidore has earned honors for the fall 2018semester. Carissa Po


DWI Arrest In Southeast For Sleeping Danbury Driver: Cops

SOUTHEAST, NY — Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley Jr. reports the arrest of a Danbury man who deputies said tried to drive away when under investigation for driving drunk.


Danbury Resident Barbara A. Stokes, 54, has Died

Barbara A. Stokes, 54, of Danbury, daughter of S. Chris (Hansen) Stokes and the late Norman Stokes, died on Monday, February 11, 2019 at St. Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport. Relatives and friends may call at the Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9-11 Granville Ave.,Danbury on Sunday, February 17, 2019 f


New Canaan Woman’s Animal Cruelty Charges Upgraded To Felonies

The past president of a New Canaan dog rescue group charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty following the discovery of five dead dogs in her home had the charges upgraded to felonies during a hearing in Superior Court this week.


Two Dutchess County Stores Among Payless Closures

Another iconic retailer is going out of business. Payless ShoeSource will be closing all of its 2,100 remaining stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. The chain had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection nearly two years ago, closing hundreds of stores as part of its reorganization.


Putnam County State of the County Address March 7

Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell will present the State of the County address at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 7th, at Putnam County Golf Course, 187 Hill Street in Mahopac. Prior to the address, there will be a Putnam County Market Place which will open at 5:30 p.m.


Sex Offender Convicted Of Raping Teen Boy Reports Move From Jail To Rockland

A registered sex offender who was convicted of raping a teenage boy has reported a move in Rockland County. The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services issued an alert this week to Rockland residents regarding the residency of 38-year-old Helen Fahy, who has moved from the Albion Correc


Study: Near-capacity Danbury schools to get more crowded

DANBURY — The already-stuffed city public schools are expected get even more crowded as the district’s 16 consecutive years of growth shows no signs of slowing, according to a new study released this week.


Valerie Reyes’ alleged killer: ‘I put her in the suitcase and ran’

The Queens man charged with killing his ex-girlfriend and dumping her body in Greenwich, Connecticut, bawled like a baby during an exclusive jailhouse interview with The Post on Saturday, claiming that he tried to revive her after she took a hard fall from a bed, but panicked — so he “put her in the