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The Journal News
Woman forged dead mother-in-law's name on check, cops say
A Connecticut woman faces criminal charges after she stole a check from her dead mother-in-law's bank account, forged the dead woman's name and used the check to buy prescription drugs, state police said Tuesday.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
New Fairfield drug dealer sentenced to
A federal court judge in New Haven on Monday sentenced a New Fairfield man to five years and three months in prison for his role in a large-scale drug growing and trafficking ring that operated in the Danbury area.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Rudy Behrens is a whirl of many interests
Rudy Behrens of New Fairfield loves to play the piano and hires himself out for supper clubs and special occasions.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Game maker, 26, has new project
A screen from a video game created by New Fairfield native Alex Schwartz. Schwartz, 26, has his own video game company and is working on a new game called Dyscourse.Photo: Contributed Photo Which video game will be the next blockbuster hit? Alex Schwartz , 26, hopes it will be the new one his company is working on, called Dyscourse.
Rejected transfer station proposal resurfaces
State environmental officials are ready to give tentative approval to a solid waste transfer station proposed for Plumtrees Road that local planning officials rejected five years ago and has drawn the ire of nearby condo residents.
Deadline looming for New Fairfield library challenge grant
That's the amount the New Fairfield Free Public Library needs to qualify for a challenge grant for its estimated $1.5 million renovation project, which library officials hope to put out to bid early next year.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
New Fairfield to get new ambulance
The Board of Selectmen has voted to purchase an ambulance for the fire department to replace the 2002 Ford ambulance that the department presently owns.
New Fairfield recreation meeting rescheduled
There will be a special meeting of the Parks and Recreation Commission on Tuesday, Dec. 17, due to the cancellation of Tuesday's regular meeting because of the weather.
United Way of Western Connecticut Launches Imagination Library in Bridgewater
United Way of Western Connecticut is proud to announce the expansion of Imagination Library, its early childhood literacy program, into the Bridgewater community.
Bidders sought for high school project
Terms and conditions for the project, as well as the specifications for the work to be done, can be obtained at the Finance Office at 3 Brush Hill Road in New Fairfield.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
It's all about the music for bass player Dave Anderson
Dave Anderson plays the bass guitar in his home recording studio in New Fairfield, Conn.
When Dave Anderson was a young child the first record his mom ever bought him was a 45 of Simon and Garfunkel's "Mrs. Robinson."
Trainer Seana Hart, owner of EarthFit, in New Fairfield, Conn., works with Joan Theriault, right, and Val Anderson, center, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
New Fairfield student charged in graffiti case
A college student from New Fairfield has been charged with spray painting racist and anti-Semitic graffiti on vehicles and buildings outside a predominantly Jewish fraternity on the Penn State campus in State College, Pa., police said.
The Hartford Courant
Reader Submitted: Public Library Construction Grants
The State Library Board approved Public Library Construction grants to 11 public libraries totaling $7,389,021 at their regular meeting, Nov. 25. The funds will be used toward renovation and expansion projects as well as new construction.
Hard-to-place pit bulls have defenders, detractors
Ask just about anyone who manages an animal shelter and they will tell you pit bulls are difficult to find homes for and their kennels are full of them, more than all other breeds combined.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
The Wilton Daily Voice
Jury In Danbury Reverses Decision In Manslaughter Case
In a strange legal twist in State Superior Court in Danbury, a jury first convicted then acquitted Robert Bell of all charges in the December 2012 shooting of his wife in New Fairfield, according to the News Times.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Shelters overrun with hard-to-place pit bulls
The Danbury Animal Welfare Society, like other area animal shelters, strictly limits the number of pit bulls it accepts - three at any one time - to avoid being overrun with the hard-to-place dogs.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Financial Comebacks: How I Bounced Back From A Money Disaster
New Yorker Jessica Jaye*, 43, believed the only thing between having an apartment and living on the streets was her ability to manage her five-figure credit card debt by using one card to pay down another.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Webster Bank Robber Sentenced to Eight Years
New Fairfield resident Robert Rustigan, 53, of Charcoal Ridge Road, was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday for the robbery of New Fairfield's Webster Bank at about 5 p.m. Aug. 2. According to information revealed in Danbury Superior Court Wednesday, Rustigan's famiy was about to lose its apartment before the robbery and he either took ... (more)