Matthew West, 33, passed away unexpectedly Saturday in his home leaving his friends and colleagues in law enforcement asking why and how. He was known as a kind, funny and hard-working officer who put the needs of others ahead of his own. An investigation is pending and no foul play is suspected.

Holiday Lakes Police Chief Robert Mancillas accepted the same position as  Danbury's new head of the police force. He wants to focus on developing community relations, protect and serve the residents of Danbury and etch a lasting legacy. 


The MLKCC organized a drive-by parade that hundreds of residents participated in to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. The parade concluded the weekend festivities that were impacted by the pandemic. Gone were the annual banquet and in its place was an online celebration and a drive-thru parade.

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