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Herbst to represent Monroe Tpke. development opponent

Former First Selectman Timothy Herbst, now employed at the legal firm Cohen and Wolf, is representing a Woodland Hills Drive property owner opposing a proposed zone change from commercial to light industrial for the former UnitedHealth building at 48 Monroe Tpke. The change is being proposed to allo

TRUMBULLTIMES.COM - 2018-12-18 15:28:45

Tonight On TV: Popular Fairfield County Chef Will Appear On Food Network's 'Chopped'

Fairfield County residents will have a chance to watch one of their own compete against the best chefs in the country on a new episode of "Chopped" on the Food Network. Known for the amazing food at The Chelsea in Fairfield, and the super popular Tasty Yolk food trucks in Bridgeport and now Fairfiel

DAILYVOICE.COM - 2018-12-18 16:52:38

Former Milford man convicted of murdering girlfriend

MILFORD — A Louisa County, Va., jury has convicted Gregory Veres, formerly of Milford, of first-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend, who grew up in Fairfield. According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Veres, 31, was convicted in the Sept. 22, 2017, hit-and-run driving death of Dawn Marie Me


Family mourns woman allegedly killed by man she met online

Update: Brandon Roberts, the subject of an intense manhunt after police said he fatally shot a young Bethel woman here, was in a Cleveland-area jail Monday night. The 26-year-old Roberts, who is charged in Bridgeport with murder, felony murder, first-degree robbery, using a firearm in the commission

MSN.COM - 2018-12-18 15:00:00

5 New Houses For Sale In The Monroe Area

MONROE, CT — When you're looking for some new digs, keeping tabs on all the latest listings can take hours of tedious searching online. That's why we've gone ahead and done the initial work for you.

PATCH - 2018-12-16 16:39:00

Connecticut town grieves after boy kills sister, injures mom

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut community is reeling after authorities say a boy killed his sister and seriously wounded his mother in a stabbing. West Hartford Mayor Shari Cantor released a statement from the family involved in Monday’s altercation. Authorities have not identified the fam

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-12-18 17:36:44

Tesoro Blasts Anonymous 'Inaccurate' Mailer

TRUMBULL, CT — First Selectman Vicki Tesoro blasted anonymous mailers and phone calls that went out to many Trumbull residents regarding residential development in town. The messages focused on 48 Monroe Turnpike.

PATCH - 2018-12-18 19:40:00

26 Bridgeport students surprised with bikes for Christmas

Some Bridgeport school students received new bicycles Tuesday during a Christmas giveaway. Twenty six students from grades K-8 at the Curiale School in Bridgeport received the brand-new bicycles during class.

NEWS 12 - 2018-12-18 18:23:00

Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued For Northern Connecticut

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Hartford, Tolland and Windham counties for a series of weather problems. First for this morning, "Temperatures below freezing this morning will cause slippery spots on areas roads. Gusty northwest winds to 40 mph will diminish b

PATCH - 2018-12-18 13:17:00

Woman Assaults Man In Motel Room: Milford Police

MILFORD, CT — An Oxford woman is accused of assaulting a man in Milford, police said. On Dec. 17, police responded to a Bridgeport Avenue motel on a report of a possible domestic violence incident, police said.

PATCH - 2018-12-18 15:30:00

Destination Location: News 8 Visits Derby

Let's head to the Naugatuck Valley; our Destination Location is Derby!. Its spot along the Housatonic and Naugatuck Rivers made it a great spot for manufacturing. One of those former factory spaces, the Manger Die Casting Company, was built in 1904. The century-old building has found new life as the

WTNH.COM - 2018-12-18 13:56:00

Bethel Resident Hits the Lottery

BETHEL, CT —A Bethel resident bought a winning lottery ticket, in Bethel. On Dec. 13, Amanda Ambrose of Bethel purchased a winning lottery ticket from Sams Food, also in Bethel. Anbrose played 10x Cash 12th Edition where she won $10,000.

PATCH - 2018-12-18 00:37:00

Boss Beats Employee After He Complained of Conditions: Wilton PD

WILTON, CT — A man was allegedly assaulted by his boss after complaining about working conditions, police report. A man with visible contusions and bruising filed a report with the Wilton Police Department on Dec. 5 that his injuries were caused by his employer. The victim alleged that William Escob

PATCH - 2018-12-17 15:26:00

What You Can Buy: Easton contemporary on 3.68 tranquil acres

Photo: Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage — Take in spectacular views all year-round from this terrific contemporary home set atop 3.68 tranquil acres. The picturesque, park-like setting is conveniently located near the Monroe town border. The dramatic entryway is bathed in sunlight beaming down


Where to grab brunch after your New Year’s night out

Eggs, carbs, coffee and maybe a little more booze - it’s time to recover and recharge after your New Year’s Eve festivities. Find these brunches around Connecticut on Jan. 1 (unless otherwise noted.)

HARTFORD COURANT - 2018-12-17 17:40:18

New Milford PD Makes Rapid Arrests for DUI

NEW MILFORD, CT — Police arrested a Brookfield woman and Danbury man for DUI -- within minutes of each other. The arrests were made early Friday morning while New Milford Police Officers were conducting traffic enforcement on Danbury Road.

PATCH - 2018-12-18 03:22:00

Abbott Tech students repair Danbury vet’s roof

DANBURY — Veteran Jennifer Tanner has lived with buckets in her basement and living room to catch the rainfall dripping into her home from her faulty roof. But the Vietnam veteran has stored them away after students at Henry Abbott Technical High School repaired the roof, which was at risk of collap

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2018-12-17 22:44:00

Monroe: Don't Miss These 3 Open Houses

MONROE, CT — If you're in the market for a new place, odds are you've already browsed through all the internet listings for your area. And while you've may gotten a decent idea of what these homes are like from the images, there's just no comparison to witnessing the real thing.

PATCH - 2018-12-13 16:57:00

Fire heavily damages restaurant in downtown Milford

MILFORD - A fire severely damaged Flames Mediterranean & American Grill on Daniel Street in downtown Milford Sunday night. Battalion Chief Anthony Fabrizi said dispatchers received a 911 call at 8:56 p.m. reporting a fire inside of restaurant. The caller is an employee of a neighboring restaurant an

DARIENNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-12-17 10:33:00

Danbury Man Charged for Sexual Abuse of Minor: Police

DANBURY, CT —Police arrested a man following a Special Victims Unit investigation into the sexual abuse of a minor. Edmund Paris, 39, of Beaver Brook Road in Danbury was arrested by police on Friday, Dec. 7. The arrest was made following an investigation and the issuance of a Superior Court warrant

PATCH - 2018-12-17 14:04:00