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  1. Dense development hits rural OxfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | News Times

    Herman Schuler, sales and development consultant for Haynes, goes over the plans for Oxford's future mixed use development that will include 150 homes and a Market 32, formerly Price Chopper supermarket, Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at the site off of Route 67 in Oxford, Conn. Photo: Autumn Driscoll Construction at Oxford's future mixed use development that will include 150 homes and a Market 32, formerly Price Chopper supermarket, Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at the site off of Route 67 in Oxford, Conn. 1 comment

  2. Dense development hits rural OxfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | News Times

    Herman Schuler, sales and development consultant for Haynes, goes over the plans for Oxford's future mixed use development that will include 150 homes and a Market 32, formerly Price Chopper supermarket, Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at the site off of Route 67 in Oxford, Conn. Construction at Oxford's future mixed use development that will include 150 homes and a Market 32, formerly Price Chopper supermarket, Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at the site off of Route 67 in Oxford, Conn.

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  3. Stevenson Dam repairs require road closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | News Times

    The bridge over the Stevenson Dam is going to be closed for safety improvements starting at 6 a.m. May 2, 2015 and will reopen on May 6, 2015 at 12:01 a.m. The dam carries Route 34 over the Housatonic River between Monroe and Oxford. Photo: Autumn Driscoll The bridge over the Stevenson Dam is going to be closed for safety improvements starting at 6 a.m. May 2, 2015 and will reopen on May 6, 2015 at 12:01 a.m. The dam carries Route 34 over the Housatonic River between Monroe and Oxford.

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  4. Stevenson Dam repairs require road closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | News Times

    The bridge over the Stevenson Dam is going to be closed for safety improvements starting at 6 a.m. May 2, 2015 and will reopen on May 6, 2015 at 12:01 a.m. The dam carries Route 34 over the Housatonic River between Monroe and Oxford. The bridge over the Stevenson Dam is going to be closed for safety improvements starting at 6 a.m. May 2, 2015 and will reopen on May 6, 2015 at 12:01 a.m. The dam carries Route 34 over the Housatonic River between Monroe and Oxford.

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  5. Pizza restaurant nears Oxford openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | News Times

    Pies & Pints , which has locations in Middlebury and Waterbury, will open at the once-popular spot at 143 Oxford Road, said Andrew McGeever , Oxford's director of economic development. Workers have begun tearing out the former restaurant's furnishings, and the business could open as soon as a new interior can be built, he said.

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  6. Brewery finds a home in OxfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | News Times

    "A brewer is just a glorified janitor," said the owner of Oxford's Black Hog Brewery. "You're always cleaning something."

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  7. Rain and warmer temps could bring floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | News Times

    Just when it you thought it was safe to go back into the garden, that hard work could soon be washed away. A series of weather fronts passing over our area for the next two days will bring intermittent showers and warm temperatures, the National Weather Service said.

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  8. Rain and warmer temps could bring floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | News Times

    A series of weather fronts passing over our area for the next two days will bring intermittent showers and warm temperatures, the National Weather Service says. Morning showers will turn to steady rain Thursday afternoon with about a quarter-inch of precipitation expected, according to the National Weather Service.

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  9. Plane slides off Oxford runway -- no injuries reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | News Times

    A small Cessna plane has crashed at the end of the runway into a snow bank just outside the Waterbury-Oxford Airport in Oxford, Conn. on Friday, March 6, 2015.

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  10. Plane slides off Oxford runway -- no injuries reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | News Times

    A small Cessna plane has crashed at the end of the runway into a snow bank just outside the Waterbury-Oxford Airport in Oxford, Conn. on Friday, March 6, 2015.

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  11. Small towns threaten to fire resident troopersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | News Times

    Small towns are threatening to fire their resident state troopers if Gov. Dannel P. Malloy 's plan to pass the full cost onto communities survives the state budget process. About 56 towns -- including New Fairfield, Kent, Sherman, Southbury, Washington, Roxbury, Bridgewater, Oxford and Seymour -- either have a resident state trooper or share one.

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  12. Siting Council must strike a balance on power plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | News Times

    Opponents' arguments against a proposed 805-megawatt natural-gas-fired power plant in Oxford can be summed up simply -- we don't need it and we don't want it. The plant's backers counter the first objection by citing long-range forecasts of the region's energy needs, the pending retirement of numerous plants around New England and projected growth in demand.

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  13. Natural-gas plant on hold in BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | News Times

    A proposal to build a natural-gas-fired power plant on Bridgeport Harbor is on hold after the plan did not clear an auction run by the regional grid operator. PSEG Power Connecticut, which operates the coal-fired power plant with its signature red-and-white smokestack, had planned to build a 450-megawatt combined-cycle plant on the same property.

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  14. Farrel staying in AnsoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | News Times

    Farrel Corp., whose buildings take up a prominent portion of Main Street in Ansonia, will be staying in the city under an agreement reached with the Board of Aldermen last week. Under the agreement, the city will pay $1 million to build an access road into an as-yet-undeveloped industrial park in town where the company plans to move.

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  15. Testimony continues on Oxford power plant proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | News Times

    The Connecticut Siting Council continued hearing testimony this week on a proposed 805-megawatt natural-gas-fired power plant in Oxford, with a decision due by May. Officials from Competitive Power Ventures, who want to build the plant on 26 acres on Woodruff Hill Road, said building the plant would benefit the environment because its cleaner-burning technology would allow for the retirement of older plants around the state that produce more pollution. Local environmental groups said they continue to have questions for which they don't have satisfactory answers, including about water from the Pomperaug River that would be used for the plant.

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  16. Builders focus on 55-plus setRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | News Times

    Kathy Ekstrom, executive director of Meadow Brook Estates, stands in a model home Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, in the over-55 complex in Oxford, Conn. Photo: Autumn Driscoll The open kitchen in a model home at Meadow Brook Estates, an over-55 complex in Oxford, Conn.

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  17. Builders see promise in homes for retireesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | News Times

    Developers working in the 55-and-older home sector are gaining confidence in the market, based on a third-quarter report issued by the National Association of Home Builders. Builder confidence in the sector is up over the same period of 2013, jumping 9 points to a level of 59 -- the highest third-quarter reading since the inception of the 55+ Housing Market Index in 2008 and the 12th consecutive quarter of year-over-year improvements.

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  18. Study sees benefits from Oxford power plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | News Times

    In the face of growing opposition to a proposed 805-megawatt power plant in Oxford, a group of local leaders rallied behind a new study that shows it would have a long-term positive impact on the state's economy. The Connecticut Center for Economic Analysis at the University of Connecticut released a report Tuesday that says the plant will create about 1,800 new jobs over the next 25 years and produce $7.9 billion in personal income taxes.

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  19. Hearing set for Oxford natgas plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | News Times

    The Connecticut Siting Council this week confirmed a hearing will be held Jan. 15 in Oxford on a proposal to build an 805-megawatt natural-gas-fired power plant on Woodruff Hill Road. Massachusetts-based Competitive Power Ventures has a plan to build the plant on a site that was approved 15 years ago for a smaller facility.

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  20. Guide to the Games: Week Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | News Times

    Newtown vs. Brookfield 7 p.m. : Nighthawks are bidding for third straight conference title, including two in a row over Brookfield. Platt Tech at Prince Tech 2 p.m.: Panthers -- losers of three of their last four -- will need a strong effort to curb their recent struggles.

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