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  1. Region 12 school board to vote on - shovel-ready' Ag-STEM planRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Times

    The Region 12 school board is set to vote Monday on whether to commit to paying architects and builders to get "shovel ready" on a new Agriscience-STEM academy at Shepaug Valley School . The proposed academy has engendered debate among residents and town officials since a $29 million bond issue for the project wasn't granted by the state last spring.

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  2. Renovations to Route 133 bridge on Brookfield-Bridgewater...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | News Times

    The state is planning to rehabilitate the Route 133 bridge on the Brookfield-Bridgewater border that runs over the Housatonic River. Photo Wednesday, January 18, 2017.

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  3. New York thief charged with shooting, robbing elderly BridgewaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | News Times

    After admitting to a car theft in a New York court, the suspect in a violent August home invasion is finally facing charges in Connecticut. Dustin Holst-Grubbe, 20, of Millerton, NY, was wanted for an alleged break-in of a home on Aug. 4, 2016, at around 3:40 a.m., according to the Connecticut State Police .

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  4. Berthel announces for Kane's now-vacant Senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | News Times

    Eric Berthel says he's ready for the seven-week dash to the special election for the 32nd District seat in the state Senate. "It's going to be hectic, but it helps that I already know a lot of people in each of the 10 towns," Berthel said.

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  5. Man faces extradition on Bridgewater home invasion chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | News Times

    A New York man wanted in connection to violent home invasion last summer that left one resident with gunshot wounds and set off a region-wide manhunt will be making his way back to Connecticut soon, authorities said Thursday. An official with the Orange County District Attorney's office said Dustin Holst-Grubbe plead guilty in New York to a petit larceny charge on Jan. 4 for stealing a car last August in Millerton, N.Y., that police claim set off a crime spree ending with the home invasion.

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  6. Region 12 officials review new plan for Agriscience STEM academyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 3 | News Times

    A smaller and cheaper plan for the proposed Agriscience STEM Academy at Shepaug Valley High School was reviewed by the Region 12 Board of Education at a special meeting Tuesday before it goes to a public forum next week. Superintendent of Schools Patricia Cosentino said district officials and representatives from the state Department of Administrative Services have done "many, many revisions" to the plan.

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  7. Danbury area leaders offer New Year's resolutions for communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 31 | News Times

    From reopening a road to finishing sidewalk projects, local leaders have some very specific goals this year. Others are hoping that 2017 will bring better communication and greater trust between sometimes-warring political factions.

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  8. Readers' choice: Top Danbury-area news stories of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | News Times

    A 46-year-old New Milford woman died after her car plunged into Lake Lillinonah in Bridgewater in January. The victim was said to be unconscious when divers recovered her and her 2006 Toyota Scion that was submerged for more than two-hours in 40 feet of water.

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  9. New Milford farmer starts fresh after fire destroys barn a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 24 | News Times

    Dan Weed, 23, looking at the tract of land where a barn of his once stood. He changed his farming business after a fire ripped through the barn in October 2015.

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  10. Fixing low school enrollment is new pitch for controversial...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | News Times

    For decades, John Carr has tried to develop 24 acres off Main Street North into a large housing complex. For decades, he's been thwarted by town officials who say the development doesn't fit with the town's rural character and could threaten its water supply.

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  11. Bridgewater asks for new Ag-STEM voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | News Times

    First Selectman Curtis Read welcomes fellow residents and guests to Bridgewater's Memorial Day parade and ceremony, May 26, 2014 First Selectman Curtis Read welcomes fellow residents and guests to Bridgewater's Memorial Day parade and ceremony, May 26, 2014 Read's letter argues that several changes to the academy proposal approved by voters in 2015, including reduced enrollment projections and smaller building plans, are so significant as to warrant a new referendum. "The original referendum was based on an incomplete analysis and misleading assurances," Read wrote.

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  12. Bridgewater Land Trust receives grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | News Times

    Bridgewater Land Trust's fundraising dinner was held outside Tom and Anita Hargrove's home in Bridgewater on Saturday, September 15, 2012. Bridgewater Land Trust's fundraising dinner was held outside Tom and Anita Hargrove's home in Bridgewater on Saturday, September 15, 2012.

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  13. Region 12 officials OK smaller, cheaper Ag-STEM proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | News Times

    The Region 12 school board has approved a lower cost estimate and smaller construction plan for the school's proposed Agriscience STEM academy . The project will cost less than originally estimated, so it won't need to go back to referendum, officials have said.

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  14. Advocates hopeful Margerie Trail can progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | News Times

    For more than 10 years, a group of local residents have advocated for a 1.5-mile path along busy Route 37 to make it safer for pedestrians and bicyclists to travel between Danbury and New Fairfield. And now they hope a road safety audit scheduled for this spring could be the first step in making the path a reality.

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  15. Stamford UberPitch judges to take measure of - smarter...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | News Times

    Women entrepreneurs had a chance to ride around with top local investors during UberPitch in Stamford, Conn. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016.

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  16. Santa Claus arrives at the Danbury Fair MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2016 | News Times

    Santa and Mrs Clause walk through the Danbury Fair Mall on their way to Santa HQ , Saturday morning, November 5, 2016, in Danbury, Conn. The mall kicked off the 2016 holiday season with the arrival of Santa.

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  17. Brooklyn family gets help in home-renovation nightmareRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | News Times

    Brookfield resident Carol DeganA's home was left in disrepair after she hired a contractor to renovate her kitchen and bathroom. Photo is a screen capture from Channel 3 News video.

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  18. BRIDGEWATERRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | News Times

    A state trooper and local police close off Rte 133 at the intersection of Main Street S and Stuart Road E and Stuart Road W, in Bridgewater. Main Street S was close traffic because of an investigation into a reported shooting and home invasion early Thursday morning.

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  19. Bridgewater airs plan to fix old Grange HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | News Times

    The Grange building along Main Street in Bridgewater was built as a church but has been utilized for Grange activites and other special events since 1901. Dec. 4, 2014 The Grange building along Main Street in Bridgewater was built as a church but has been utilized for Grange activites and other special events since 1901.

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  20. New Milford's first film festival celebrates local workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2016 | News Times

    "Soldiers of Vietnam" Chris Bryant and his wife Diana Bryant standing on the "red carpet" Sunday before entering the reception after the Manhattan Short Film Festival at the Bank Street Theater in New Milford. less "Soldiers of Vietnam" Chris Bryant and his wife Diana Bryant standing on the "red carpet" Sunday before entering the reception after the Manhattan Short Film Festival at the Bank Street Theater in New ... more The Greater New Milford Film Festival Committee poses Sunday at the Bank Street Theater.

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