Each year Safe Wise puts out there Safe Wise puts out it's list of the "Safest Cities in CT" and each year, the Greater Danbury area is well represented.
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The same applies for 2023 with three Greater Danbury Towns showing up in the Top 10 and Ridgefield taking the top spot overall. Here are the Top 10:
7. New Milford
We talked about this on the I-95 Morning Show Wednesday (3/29/23), listen below.
Danbury didn't too shabby either, the Hat City was named the 14th Safest City in Connecticut. To develop these rankings Safe Wise looks at FBI crime data and tracks violent crime and property crime in the specific areas.
Huge congratulations to the Police Departments in Ridgefield, Newtown and New Milford. Some politicians will take credit but we (the public) are smart enough to know this victory belongs to the PDs.
Finally we have a study that puts us on top and in a category that matters. I read about 30 studies a week about CT, most are pointless but I'll take safety all day long. This is not which town has the best spaghetti on Tuesdays, this could be life and death.
Exclusive Photos, Videos, and Interviews on the Set of New Milford Horror Movie
"Candlewood" is a horror film that just finished filming in New Milford, CT. This is how the filmmakers described the project on their Indiegogo:
"Candlewood is the first movie of three in the psychological/horror feature film franchise. A blended family moves from the city to a small town in Connecticut, where a local urban legend adds chaos and terror to an already fragile family dynamic. The staunch patriarch, who desperately wants his family to not see him as a failure but as the father that did everything, he could to keep his family together through difficult times. Candlewood follows a family leaving New York City for a simpler life in the country town of New Milford, CT. The haunting and mysterious true stories of missing hikers near a popular state park, Lover's Leap, coupled with the town of Jerusalem sitting at the bottom of Candlewood Lake gives credibility to our narrative. We bring to life the struggle of good vs evil and what happens when lifelong, outdated traditions are challenged."
A while back I got in touch with the folks behind the movie, invited them on the I-95 Morning Show with Ethan, Lou and Dave and talked about the film, and shooting in New Milford. We spoke with Director Myke Furhman and Writer/Executive Producer Victoria Flores-Argue. During that discussion, I demanded to be in the movie, telling the duo that I have some experience acting on TV shows that never actually made it onto TV. Against all odds, they did invite me to participate and I visited the set on October 20th to shoot a scene that is important. I was extremely nervous and I had zero idea of what I was in for. Below are some insider moments from my day on-set and from others.
Exploring the Aftermath of the Hideous Inferno at Newtown’s McGuire’s Ale House
According to our earlier reports, the Hawleyville Volunteer Fire Company was the first on the scene, followed by Newtown Hook & Ladder 114. The Firefighter battled a massive blaze at the Newtown building that was once McGuire’s Ale House and Hot Shots II. The F.D.’s brought in an attack line, to fight against the flames and the roof came down.
The dramatic day became big news with locals sharing pictures and videos all over social media. While the Fire Departments were able to finish off the flames, the building was destroyed.