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Students asked to leave backpacks home today at New Milford middle school

NEW MILFORD – Students at Schaghticoke Middle School have been asked to leave their backpacks home Friday because of a threat made Thursday.

JeanAnn C. Paddyfote, New Milford Superintendent of Schools, said in an email, “Yesterday afternoon a bomb threat was found at that referenced May 1. 49 more words

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Guilty plea in drug case that resulted in New Milford woman's death

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Prosecutors say a New York man has pleaded guilty to distributing a potent form of heroin in the Hudson Valley that resulted in three people dying. 100 more words

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Police seize twenty pounds of marijuana in New Milford drug bust

NEW MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — New Milford Police confiscated approximately twenty pounds of marijuana, twenty-thousand dollars in cash and a handgun in a drug bust Wednesday. 71 more words

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New Grant for School that Trains Workers in Natural Gas Industry

NEW MILFORD — More money is going toward a school in Susquehanna County that focuses on training workers for the natural gas industry.

The State Department of Labor was at Lackawanna College School of Petroleum and Natural Gas near New Milford to announce a $150,000 grant.  53 more words

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NJ - Body pulled from Hackensack River identified as missing Dumont man John Tonincelli | NJ.com

TEANECK— Authorities have identified the body pulled from the Hackensack River on Saturday as 47-year-old John Tonincelli.

Tonincelli, who suffered from a schizoaffective disorder, was reported missing by his mother when he didn’t arrive for Thanksgiving dinner at Woodcrest Health Care Center on River Road in New Milford.

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Police investigating bank robbery, chase, and crash from Torrington to New Milford

NEW MILFORD – A bank robbery and police chase ended with a crash that closed Route 7 in New Milford Tuesday morning.

Police say Christopher Basigalup, 46, of Torrington robbed the TD Bank on High Street in Torrington around 8:45 a.m. 230 more words

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Hidden Nearby: New Milford's Underground Railroad Monument

Two leading figures of the abolitionist movement, John Brown and Harriet Beecher Stowe, were natives of Litchfield County. As such, they would likely have been pleased by the county’s role in the Underground Railroad.   569 more words

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