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Poke Chain To Open New Location In Norwalk; Public Schools Hiring
NORWALK, CT — There was plenty of news across your town over the past week. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here's a roundup of some of the top stories.
Man found dead in Long Island swimming pool
A man was found dead in his swimming pool in Suffolk County on Saturday, police said.Lewis Conte, 63, was found dead in his backyard pool on Franconia Road in East Northport at about 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, authorities said.Someone saw Conte not moving in the pool and called 911, police said. A physi
Stamford residents continue push for park police
A patrol car from the Stamford Park Police unit patrols the parking lot of Cummings Beach on August 17, 2018 in Stamford, Connecticut.
Measles Outbreak In 21 States, Including CT: CDC
RIDGEFIELD, CT — Connecticut is among 21 states impacted by a nationwide measles outbreak, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
NJ Police Chief Resigns After Cocaine Arrest: Report
Coppola didn't give a reason for his resignation, said Jim Hall, executive director of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission.
Police: Two Danbury men steal electronics from Walmart
Police said 22-year-old Delton Rogers and 25-year-old Luis David Torrez were captured on surveillance video taking the electronics from the store on Newtown Road. A store detective tried to stop them, but Rogers shoved the employee and the suspects drove away, according to police.
Cafeteria Workers Accused Of Huge Heist: New Canaan News
NEW CANAAN, CT — The Eighth Annual Taste of the Town Stroll, hosted by the New Canaan Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for 6 p.m....Read more
1 hospitalized following Bridgeport stabbing
Latest Fairfield County NewsSunday run looks to raise money for service members and their families1 hospitalized following Bridgeport stabbingMinor injuries reported in Westport tractor-trailer crashHacker of celebrity photos asking for leniencyMaine truck driver accused of sexually assaulting daugh
Developing: Grenade found in Bridgeport backyard
Photo: Contributed Photo / Contributed PhotoImage1of2A grenade found in a Bridgeport, Conn., backyard on Aug. 18, 2018.BRIDGEPORT — Homeowners digging in their backyard on Saturday found a grenade, according to Police Chief Armando Perez.The fire department was first on scene around 7 p.m. and relay
Contractor finds buried World War II-era hand grenade
Latest Fairfield County NewsContractor finds buried World War II-era hand grenadeSunday run looks to raise money for service members and their families1 hospitalized following Bridgeport stabbingMinor injuries reported in Westport tractor-trailer crashHacker of celebrity photos asking for leniencyBR
Tractor-trailer collides with car on I-95 in Connecticut
A portion of I-95 shutdown after a tractor-trailer and car collided in Connecticut.WESTPORT, Connecticut (WABC) --A portion of I-95 shut down after a tractor-trailer and car collided in Connecticut.Police said the two vehicles crashed in the southbound lanes between exits 18 and 19 in Westport.The c
Police: Stabbing victim being treated at Bridgeport Hospital
BRIDGEPORT — A stabbing victim has turned up at Bridgeport Hospital, police spokesman Av Harris said Saturday.The victim showed up at the hospital around 9:14 p.m.It was unclear where the stabbing took place or how seriously the victim was injured.
Danbury PD: 3 men charged during drug trafficking investigation
Three men face drug-related charges after an investigation into drug trafficking in Danbury, Conn., on Aug. 17, 2018, police siad.
Norwalk man accused of breaking into ex’s house
Police responded to a disturbance call at a Glen Rock Road residence around 9:50 p.m. Thursday. A woman told police her ex-boyfriend, Jason Chin-Chitty, 30, picked the lock on her front door after she wouldn’t answer the door.
Norwalk man wins $10,000 a month for life
His name, however, was published Thursday on CT Lottery’spageof winners of $10,000 or more prizes.
Community Postings: End of Fairfield beach season schedule, ‘Really Big’ Tag Sale this weekend, On the Dean’s List
Cecilia Morey, 5, of Fairfield races her mom Jessie and sister Natalie, 3, down the Fun Slide as they enjoy the annual St. Roch’s Feast in Greenwich on Aug. 8.
Tree damages Westport home, displaces 1
Fire officials said a large tree fell into a home on Compo Road North in Westport, Conn., and did structural damage on the first and second floors. The sole occupant of the home was assessed by firefighters and found to be uninjured, officials said.
Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued For More Awful Weather
Strong to severe thunderstorms rolled through Connecticut on Friday and surprise, surprise more of the same is expected Saturday too. Sigh. The National Weather Service has issued anotherHazardous Weather Outlookfor this weekend for more rain, more thunderstorms and more flooding concerns.
SEEN: Bridgeport Caribbean Jerk Fest 2018
The 12th Annual Caribbean Jerk Fest was held at Seaside Park in Bridgeport on August 18, 2018. Festival goers enjoyed traditional Caribbean music, food and vendors. Were you SEEN?
Stamford Residents Among Big Lottery Winners
STAMFORD, CT — Several local residents purchased winning lottery tickets this month, and several local retailers sold those winning lottery tickets.