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Best to Avoid WestConn Area Next Week

Best to Avoid WestConn Area Next Week

Students start moving in Monday and the area around Midtown campus will be tough to maneuver.

Smolnik Discusses State Issues

State House Candidate Dan Smolnik Comments On His Positions In The 107th District
Rare Sight: White Deer Filmed Grazing in Danbury

Rare Sight: White Deer Filmed Grazing in Danbury

A rare piebald deer was caught on camera.
10 Tips for the August Gardener

10 Tips for the August Gardener

Gardening tips from UConn Extension
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Plus: Hope the Chihuahua, mother denies giving teens alcohol and condoms, fingerprint scanners in schools, rental scams and more.
Best to Avoid WestConn Area Next Week

Best to Avoid WestConn Area Next Week

Students start moving in Monday and the area around Midtown campus will be tough to maneuver.
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Boy's Death a Homicide; White Deer Spotted; TV Anchor Sues Ice Rink; Ex-Southington School Board Member Arrested; Missing People Found

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Boy's Death a Homicide; White Deer Spotted; TV Anchor Sues Ice Rink; Ex-Southington School Board Member Arrested; Missing People Found

Boy's Death a Homicide; White Deer Spotted; TV Anchor Sues Ice Rink; Ex-Southington School Board Member Arrested; Missing People Found

Also: Cops Say DNA IDs Sledgehammer Jewelry Thief; 3:45 AM Hoax Has Norwalk Cops Out in Force; Branford Firefighters Do Ice Bucket Challenge
Rare Sight: White Deer Filmed Grazing in Danbury

Rare Sight: White Deer Filmed Grazing in Danbury

A rare piebald deer was caught on camera.
Teacher's Aide Caught With Child Porn; New Candidate in Governor's Race; Rubber Duck Derby; Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

Teacher's Aide Caught With Child Porn; New Candidate in Governor's Race; Rubber Duck Derby; Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

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Tell Your Danbury Business Success Story

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Visconti Qualifies for Ballot in Governor Race

Visconti Qualifies for Ballot in Governor Race

Visconti collects necessary signatures, will run as an Independent in November election.
Man Fakes Death to Avoid Wedding; Uncle Accused of Stabbing 1-Year-Old Niece to Death; Pregnant ALS Patient Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Man Fakes Death to Avoid Wedding; Uncle Accused of Stabbing 1-Year-Old Niece to Death; Pregnant ALS Patient Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

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'Talk to Your Children About Bullying'

'Talk to Your Children About Bullying'

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Bus Routes, Schedules Set for Danbury's Public, Private Schools

Bus Routes, Schedules Set for Danbury's Public, Private Schools

Find out when and where the buses will stop in your neighborhood.
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Gov. Malloy Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

If you're a fan of the governor, watch him in this viral challenge. If not, you can see him get a bucket of ice water dumped on his head.
Danbury: Learn to Be a Better Citizen

Danbury: Learn to Be a Better Citizen

Mayor Boughton's "Citizens Academy" returns for the third year this fall.
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How to Post on Danbury Patch

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Autumn in August: How to Get Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Early

Autumn in August: How to Get Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Early

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CT Climate Could Change Drastically in Our Lifetime

CT Climate Could Change Drastically in Our Lifetime

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Wow House: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas List Bedford Estate

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