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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)
Tue Dec 03, 2013
CBS 3 Springfield
Conn. man acquitted in wife's shooting death
A 64-year-old Connecticut man who said he fatally shot his wife in self-defense has been found innocent of manslaughter charges.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Tree lighting set for Saturday
A parade and lighting of the town Christmas tree will cap a day of holiday celebration sponsored by the Parks and Recreation Commission on Saturday.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Sage Perry of New Fairfield, Conn., felt she had more than enough toys for herself.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Bell trial will continue until next week
Bell, 64, of New Fairfield, is on trial for manslaughter for the shooting death of his wife Svetlana in December of 2012.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Photos: Festival of Trees in Danbury
Maggie Leopold, 8, of Brookfield, is surrounded by trees at the Ann's Place Festival of Trees at the Matrix Conference & Banquet Center in Danbury, Conn.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Artists work alone and together on holiday production
The artist Yedi Fresh, of New Fairfield, cleans the nozzle of his spray paint can while working on the 2013 Christmas Production at the Trailer Box Gallery in Danbury, Conn on Saturday, November 16, 2013.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Final prosecution witnesses expected in New Fairfield manslaughter case
A teacher who worked with a slain New Fairfield woman and a former state police detective who now does crime scene recreations are expected to testify Wednesday as the prosecution wraps up its first-degree manslaughter case against Robert Bell, accused in the December 2012 shooting death of his wife, Svetlana.
The Lewisboro Daily Voice
Connecticut Man Arrested On Drug Charges In Lewisboro
New York State Police arrested a New Fairfield, Conn., resident Sunday on charges of illegal possession of a controlled substance and driving while impaired by drugs in the Town of Lewisboro, police officials said.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
New Fairfield man faces DWI, drug charges
A 35-year-old New Fairfield man faces motor vehicle and drug possession charges after an accident Sunday afternoon, New York State Police said.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Newtown Parent Connection on the Verge of New Fairfield Hills Home
For decades, the Newtown Parent Connection has served the community as a resource center for parents and loved ones of those dealing with addiction - in their own words, to "demonstrate the critical importance of prevention, early intervention and ongoing support for young people and their families."
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Daughter recounts father shooting mother
With scraps from the Bell family's steak dinner still sitting on the dining room table, 17-year-old Elizabeth curled up in an easy chair with a blanket and a bowl of raspberries on a Saturday night last year while her mother prepared popcorn and her father loaded " Doc Martin " into the DVD player.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Lawyers argue evidence admissibility in Bell case
Attorneys in the Superior Court trial of Robert Bell clashed repeatedly Tuesday over whether prosecution witnesses should be allowed to testify about the order in which three of the four shots fired by the 64-year-old New Fairfield resident struck his wife in the kitchen of their Hilltop Drive home.