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Opening Of Sports Dome Tops The Week's News In Danbury

Construction is finally complete, and the Danbury Sports Dome is open for business.
Construction is finally complete, and the Danbury Sports Dome is open for business. Photo Credit: Danbury Sports Dome/Facebook

DANBURY, Conn. -- The opening of the Danbury Sports Dome after months of construction delays caused by bad weather topped the week's news in Danbury.

Here is a look at the top stories in the city:

After months of delays, the Danbury Sports Dome opened for business at 25 Shelter Rock Lane. Construction on the facility, which includes more than 100,000 square feet of space, began in June 2012 after three years of planning. It will play host to soccer, lacrosse, volleyball, wrestling and field hockey among other sports.

A Danbury husband chased down a Redding man who stole his wife's purse off her shoulder as she was entering their Main Street home late Sunday, police said.

In a sting operation, 11 Danbury package stores sold alcohol to minors , according to a police report. Three undercover minors went into 44 package stores in the city and successfully bought alcohol in a quarter of the stores.

Want to charge your electric car while catching a movie or a show? The Ridgefield Playhouse can help you out. It installed a charging station this week to the right of its portico entrance. It will be dedicated in a public ceremony at 5 p.m. Thursday.

NBC Sports officially opened its International Broadcast Center in Stamford after a $100 million renovation of a former Clairol factory.

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