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NEW DATE: Depot to hold annual après-ski fund raiser for Darien’s youth center

The Depot Darien Youth Center will hold its annual winter fundraiser on Friday, Feb. 8, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Darien Community Association. The event was previously scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 9.


Norwalk News: Car Hits Pole Knocking Out Power

12:40pm–#Norwalk CT– A car hits a pole in front of 40 Cross Street knocking out power to the medical building across the street. UI is on the way. It was originally called in as the car on fire but it turned out to the power lines on fire.


In Pictures / Winter campfire, walk in Darien

DARIEN — With school canceled on Friday, the Darien Nature Center gave kids a chance for some pioneer-style learning, as well as some outdoor fun. “Our goal is to give families opportunities to get outside,” program director Emily Ciffone said, “and sometimes people need that extra push.”


Wilton Man Stabs 18-Year-Old Son in Back: Police

WILTON, CT — A local man was arrested Friday night for stabbing his son in the back, police reported. Police responded to a report of a stabbing at a Wilton residence shortly before 11 p.m. on Friday. When officers arrived on the scene the found the 18-year-old victim outside the residence, "wearing


New Canaan Alumnus Named State Athlete of the Year

NEW CANAAN, CT — A three-time college All-American lacrosse player and a record-breaking high school soccer standout have been named Athletes of the Year by the Connecticut Sports Writers' Alliance.


South End neighborhood group fights to slow high rise spread

STAMFORD — The South End Neighborhood Revitalization Zone has filed an appeal to the Board of Representatives hoping it will halt a developer’s plans for continued high rise building in the neighborhood.


MLK speaker addresses King’s legacy, asks Norwalkers to do more

NORWALK, Conn. – A new civil rights movement is needed, Lawrence Hamm said Monday to more than 200 people assembled at City Hall for Norwalk’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance.


Stamford public hearing set on next year’s capital budget

STAMFORD — The city this week slated a public hearing on next year’s capital budget and the city’s capital plan for 2020 through 2026. The Planning Board, which is holding the hearings, will next meet next Tuesday, Jan. 29, to hear the public’s thoughts.


These Fairfield County Eateries Rank Highest In CT For Best Mexican Food

Looking to escape the cold, wintry conditions and take your taste buds south of the border? Connecticut Magazine has rated these Fairfield County locales for having the some of the best Mexican cuisine in the state.


Norwalk teachers’ union VP notes ‘resistance’ to ‘bold and costly plans’

NORWALK, Conn. – The “very large and aggressive” 2019-20 Norwalk Public Schools operating budget request has “guinea pig items” that haven’t been thoroughly publicly vetted, a teachers union leader told Board of Education members at Tuesday’s meeting.


Check Out the New Magazine: "Connecticut Voice"

"Connecticut Voice" is a new magazine coming to the state. Jim Tully is the publisher of the magazine. Chion Wolf, an advisor to the magazine, and Jane Latus, a writer who has an article appearing in the first issue, are joining Jim. Visit ctvoicemag.com to get a free subscription to the magazine.


In Stamford, custodial overtime spending soars, but work orders not getting done

STAMFORD — Soaring overtime spending for custodial services continues to plague the district’s public schools. Although the school system spent $1.5 million of its $1.7 million custodial and tradesman overtime budget by December, less than half of the work orders put in over the last three months we


New Canaan Public Schools Hiring For Several Jobs

NEW CANAAN, CT — As we head into 2019, there are still several available jobs the local school district is looking to fill. It's important to note, that these positions are either vacant and or mandated by the state or federal government.


Wow! House: 'Windemere On The Lake' In Stamford

STAMFORD, CT -- Located in the gated Windemere on the Lake community in Stamford, this home was built in 2017 and measures 5,475 square feet, according to the listing on realtor.com.


East Northport Man Caught Performing Lewd Act In Car: PD

An East Northport man found performing a lewd act in his vehicle was later accused of burglary on Monday afternoon, Nassau Police say. Authorities approached a suspicious vehicle in front of Home Depot, located at 86 Jericho Turnpike in Westbury, to find 59-year-old Anthony Tomeo performing a lewd a


Truck Loses Brakes, Strikes 3 Vehicles On Service Road; 3 Hurt

Three people, including a 9-year-old girl, were injured after a tractor-trailer lost its brakes and struck three vehicle in Melville on Monday afternoon, fire officials say. According to fire officials, the tractor-trailer was traveling west on the North Service Road, near Round Swamp Road, when the


Getting There: Is 30-30-30 plan for Metro-North off the rails?

Who wouldn’t? How about a 30-minute ride from Hartford to New Haven, from New Haven to Stamford or from Stamford to Grand Central?. That’s the vision announced by Gov. Ned Lamont in his inaugural address. It’s known as the 30-30-30 plan and sounds good compared to current running times (52 minutes,


People brace for the cold across Connecticut

HARTFORD – Across the state, people are hunkering down in this very cold weather, with temperatures as low as we have seen them this winter. At South Park Inn, an emergency homeless shelter in Hartford, there are more people dropping in for the night than usual.


Norwalk Man Accused Of Criminal Trespass In Westport: Cops

WESTPORT, CT — A 33-year-old Norwalk man was arrested on a warrant on Jan. 21 in connection with an alleged December trespassing incident in Westport, according to Westport Police Lt. Jillian Cabana.


After 4am Incident Near Stamford City Line, Greenwich Police Remind Residents to Lock Cars

On Jan 14th around 4:00am, a Greenwich Police officer on patrol spotted an interior light on inside a car on Marshall Street, and then a person bolted from the car. Marshall Street is located on the east side of town, near Havemeyer Lane and the Stamford city line.