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Brookfield Condo Complex Wants Doggy DNA

Residents at Oak Meadows condo complex in Brookfield now face doggy DNA testing to curb the poop problem. The homeowners association wants to swab dogs’ cheeks to build a DNA database and then fine owners who don’t clean up. One resident called it “an extreme overreach,” likening it to being “treated as children.” The association […]

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New Fairfield Budget Battle

New Fairfield residents are outraged after the Board of Finance voted to further cut the 2024-25 school budget from $54.9 million to nearly $54.7 million, despite a failed referendum and calls for more funding. The vote prompted a rally outside Town Hall, organized by the Connecticut Education Association and local education groups. The town’s fourth […]

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Redding “Goat Woman” Appealing Judge’s Decision

A Redding woman charged with abusing 65 goats is appealing a judge’s decision to halt her sentencing. Nancy Burton, whose case was initially set for accelerated rehabilitation, will now return to Danbury Superior Court on June 24. That after the judge vacated the proposed sentence after neighbors and others requested a chance to voice their […]

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Richter House Celebration Planned For Monday

On Monday, Danbury Mayor Roberto Alves and the Richter Park Authority will celebrate the reopening of Richter House after extensive renovations. A news conference and ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 4:30 PM at Richter House, 100 Aunt Hack Rd in Danbury. Mayor Alves will be joined by Richter Park Authority officials, along with other […]

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Ridgefield Man Accused Of Sexual Assault

A Ridgefield man faces multiple charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor at a hotel back in February. 45 year old David Birkrant is charged with second-degree sexual assault, employing a minor in an obscene performance, and other related offenses. The incident was reported in March by New Jersey authorities, prompting a months-long investigation. Birkrant […]

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Connecticut News

Safe Water Grants Mean $206,000 For Connecticut

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced $9.75 million in grant funding to help coastal and Great Lakes communities ensure safe swimming conditions. This funding will support water quality monitoring and public notification programs in various states, Tribes, and territories. Connecticut is set to receive $206,000 from this initiative. States, Tribes, and territories must meet […]

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Sherman Town Clerk Honored

In Sherman, Carol Havens, the longest-serving town clerk in Connecticut’s history, is being honored for her 49 years of dedicated service. The town will dedicate the road in front of Mallory Town Hall as “Carol Havens Way” in recognition of her immense contributions. A ceremony being held today will also include a state award honoring […]

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Twins Abound At Brookfield High

Brookfield High School is celebrating a unique milestone this graduation season with an impressive six sets of twins in the Class of 2024. Among the 223 graduates, these twins make up 5% of the class, and that’s a record-breaking number.

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Connecticut News

State Senator Accused Of Non Disclosure Of Income

According to a recent report, State Senator Paul Cicarella, before his election, received $123,000 in workers’ compensation payments while allegedly failing to report additional income. The report reveals Cicarella did not disclose earnings from coaching at East Haven Public Schools, owning a rental property, and operating a private investigations company. Meanwhile, a spokesperson for Cicarella […]

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Chamber Awards Coming Next Week

It’s now less than a week away! The Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce is holding the inaugural “Chamber Awards” next Thursday, June 20th at the Amber Room Colonnade in Danbury from 5:30 to 9:30. Full details are available, and you can sign up to attend, by clicking HERE

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