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  1. Blizzard wimps out in Greater Danbury, but no one's complainingRead the original story

    Tuesday | News Times

    Robbie Silver and her husband Bill clear snow from in front of their Governors Avenue home in Milford, Conn. on Tuesday, January 27, 2015.

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    Tuesday | News Times

    Robbie Silver and her husband Bill clear snow from in front of their Governors Avenue home in Milford, Conn. on Tuesday, January 27, 2015.

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  3. Unions petition Malloy over alleged bullying by Yankee Gas, CL&PRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News Times

    Two electrical worker unions on Monday presented more than 830 signatures of workers to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Attorney General George Jepsen, charging that Northeast Utilities' Yankee Gas and Connecticut Light & Power divisions are engaged in union busting. Pressing further on recent "no confidence" votes, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Locals 420 and 457 charged that the closure of CL&P work centers in Greenwich and New Milford, as well as a Yankee Gas facility in Ansonia, are putting the public at risk.

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  4. Danbury area prepares for blizzard of '15Read the original story

    Monday | News Times

    With a one week old baby at home, Chris Howe, right, of Stratford, loads a generator into his car with the help of Home Depot employee David Perry, of Stratford, in preparation for the coming blizzard in Stratford, Conn. on Monday, January 26, 2015.

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  5. Stamford nursing home converted to nonprofit under Fla. operatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | News Times

    The exterior of Long Ridge of Stamford nursing and rehabitlitation center on Thursday, January 22, 2015. Mangement of the nursing home has been transfered from Healthbridge to Traditions Senior Management.

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  6. Briefly ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | News Times

    Workers on Shelton's Bridgeport Avenue will have another dining option after a Chipotle Mexican Grill was approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission at its Jan. 14 meeting. The restaurant will be in a new building in the parking lot in front of Sears Appliance and Hardware at 705 Bridgeport Ave. Other local restaurants include Panchero's Mexican Grill in a shopping center across the street.

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  7. Danbury: Don't give to panhandlersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | News Times

    They walk into the road and knock on car windows when drivers are stopped for a light on White Street, asking for a couple of bucks. They wait for Mass to get out at St. Peter's Church on Main Street, and have been heard yelling after the pastor if he does not give them money, "And you're supposed to be a priest!" They learn the travel routines of downtown workers and stake out their routes, hitting them up so often for help that some workers simply don't go out as much.

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  8. New Milford police chase leads to church lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | News Times

    A New York man led officers on a chase through town and caused a church to be locked down before he was finally subdued with a Taser gun Saturday afternoon, police said. Bryan Morfea, 30, of Ten Mile River Drive, Dover Plains, N.Y., was seen driving erratically while heading southbound on Kent Road at about 1:20 p.m. Saturday, police said.

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  9. Boardman Bridge to be assessed for restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | News Times

    New Milford has secured a $15,000 grant to assess whether the long-disused Boardman Bridge can be renovated to permit foot and bike traffic. The bridge, which has spanned the Housatonic River since 1888, is one of the original metal-work bridges in New Milford.

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  10. New Milford man held on bond after standoff with policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | News Times

    A man who threatened police with what turned out to be a BB gun was arrested after a brief standoff Friday afternoon. Jeremy Gibb, 19, was charged with second-degree breach of peace, assault on a public safety officer, threatening and third-degree criminal mischief.

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  11. Man with a pellet rifle prompts short stand-off with New Milford policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | News Times

    About a dozen police surrounded an apartment building on Housatonic Avenue Friday afternoon after they received reports that a man armed with a rifle had threatened to shoot any officer that appeared on the scene. Police quickly set up a perimeter around the building, evacuated the closest neighbors and closed off traffic in the area.

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  12. WCSU professor details Litchfield County history in new bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | News Times

    As a professor of history, Peter Vermilyea finds the stories of the past carried on monuments and names of places in the area where he lives rich fodder for study. His latest book, "Hidden History of Litchfield County," unfolds such a story, recounting tales from the legend of Pootatuck princes Lillinonah of present day New Milford to explaining triangle point on Lake Waramaug in New Preston with its mysterious Hebrew inscriptions.

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  13. Plan would put Connecticut on Internet fast trackRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2014 | News Times

    To hear Milford Mayor Ben Blake tell it, wiring Connecticut for ultra-high-speed Internet access is the modern version of building roads and bridges. "It used to be based on where the trains went through or the highways," he said.

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  14. Funeral set for Milford woman dragged by trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | News Times

    As funeral arrangements were set for Joan M. Dehm, 62, of Milford, who died after being dragged by a train at Grand Central Terminal, officials said Friday the investigation into the bizarre incident is continuing. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal called the Wednesday evening accident "shocking and appalling" and one that "requires a full investigation" by the Federal Railroad Administration.

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  15. Jaguar, Land Rover dealer proposed for Fairfield's auto rowRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | News Times

    Jaguar/Land Rover of Fairfield has plans to relocate dealerships from Darien and Milford to the former Connecticut Limousine property at 1 and 5 Commerce Drive. The larger section of the 2-plus acres is located over the town line in Bridgeport, and a zoning hearing there was held in November, according to lawyer David Quatrella.

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    Dec 8, 2014 | News Times

    Connecticut's acute-care hospitals saw gains from their operations tumble 35 percent in the last fiscal year, with seven of 29 hospitals reporting operating losses, according to a new state report. While hospitals still ended the year with $597 million in profits overall, the report by the state Office of Health Care Access raises concerns that non-operating revenue, such as income from investments, was masking the decline in operating revenue.

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  17. Sears still mum on closures to comeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | News Times

    Sears Holdings updated investors Thursday on the downsizing of its store footprint, saying it is accelerating the pace of closures as losses increased slightly to $548 million in its third fiscal quarter. In the Fairfield County area, Sears Holdings has Sears department stores at Danbury Fair Mall and Westfield Connecticut Post Mall in Milford, as well as a specialty Sears Hardware store in Shelton.

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  18. Sears still mum on closures to comeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | News Times

    In this Feb. 22, 2012 file photo, shoppers enter a Sears department store location in Dedham, Mass. Sears Holdings Corp. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014.

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  19. Danger plus laughs in 'Game's Afoot' whodunit at TheatreWorks New MilfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | News Times

    A murder mystery and over-the-top comedic situations. You get both with "The Game's Afoot or Holmes for the Holidays" -- a whodunit farce that recently opened in New Milford.

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  20. School districts consider pay-to-play policy changesRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | News Times

    Joining a growing list of municipalities re-evaluating charges for extracurricular activities, Trumbull officials are considering ways to eventually eliminate students' pay-to-play fees. When it was established in 1989, the town charged students $30 to participate in sports.

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