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Steel And Wheels Car Show Coming To Danbury Railway Museum

The Danbury Railway Museum will host the Steel & Wheels car show on Saturday, June 15, to benefit Operation Toy Train, which supports the Toys for Tots Foundation. The event, featuring classic and unusual cars, runs from 10 to 2:30 with a rain date of June 16. Admission is $12 for ages 2 and up, […]

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Connecticut News

Flags To Fly At Half Staff On Monday

Governor Ned Lamont has ordered U.S. and state flags in Connecticut to be flown at half-staff from sunrise until noon on Monday to honor fallen military members for Memorial Day. Flags will be raised to full-staff at noon. All other flags, including state and municipal, should follow suit. Additionally, the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge in […]

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6 Hospitalized After Fire At Brookfield Home Day Care

Two children and four adults were hospitalized after a fire at a home day care on Junction Road in Brookfield on Thursday. Frefighters responded to the attic fire around 8:45 a.m. All residents were sent to the hospital as a precaution, with two of them being firefighters. The cause of the fire is under investigation, […]

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New Milford Home Damaged By Flames

A fire early Thursday morning heavily damaged a multifamily home on Wellsville Avenue in New Milford, displacing ten residents. One firefighter sustained minor injuries, and one cat died while another is missing. Firefighters arrived at 4:58 a.m. to find heavy smoke and flames extending from the first to the second floor. Fortunately, all residents evacuated […]

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Connecticut News

Inflation And Rocky Economy Threatening Small Businesses

The National Federation of Independent Business reports a continuing dismal report in its Small Business Optimism Index for April, which marks the 28th month below the 50-year average. Inflation remains the top concern for 22% of small business owners. Andy Markowski, Connecticut’s State Director of the National Federation of Independent Business, noted ongoing challenges with […]

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Connecticut News

Disabled Veterans Get Additional Help

Governor Ned Lamont has signed legislation exempting property taxes for the primary residence or motor vehicle of former U.S. Armed Forces members with a permanent and total disability from active duty. The exemption applies to a home owned and used as a primary residence, or a motor vehicle if the service member doesn’t own a […]

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Connecticut Woman Arrested After Theft From Employer

A Connecticut woman has been arrested for stealing over $97,000 from her employer in Putnam County, New York. 45 year old Marlenin Vito faces charges including grand larceny and falsifying business records. The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office began investigating last April after the business owner suspected Vito… who worked as the bookkeeper… of embezzling funds. […]

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New Milford Budget Means Tax Hike

New Milford voters approved a $119.9 million budget for the next fiscal year, resulting in a 2.74 percent tax rate increase. The budget allocates $73 million for education and $46.4 million for municipal spending. The Board of Finance will set the mill rate at 29.77 mills, with the new fiscal year starting July 1. Key […]

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Façade Grant Program Offers Help To New Milford Businesses

The Corporation for New Milford Economic Development has expanded its Façade Grant Program to help local businesses improve their storefronts. Grants of $2,500 are now available to businesses town-wide for upgrades like new signage and fresh paint. Since its inception, the program has funded 40 projects. Business owners interested in applying can contact the corporation […]

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Bristol Man Pleads Guilty To Fairfield County Robberies

A Bristol man has admitted to committing 37 robberies across Connecticut in 2022. 45 year old Lonny Cross pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act Robbery and Hobbs Act Robbery. The crimes took place in various towns, from Hartford to Fairfield County, and included one in New York State. Cross, often with an accomplice, […]

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