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Suspicious Vehicle In New Canaan Park Results In Drug Charge For Norwalk Man
A Norwalk man was arrested for possession of drugs after the vehicle he was riding in was stopped for having a smashed windshield in New Canaan. Elvis Canahaul, 20, was arrested on Wednesday, Dec. 12, when the officer making the traffic stop on Old Norwalk Road smelled marijuana inside the vehicle,
Former New Canaan Caregiver Arrested Again In Fraud Case: Police
NEW CANAAN, CT — A 25-year-old Jonesboro, Georgia woman, who formerly worked as a caregiver in New Canaan, was arrested on a warrant Thursday for allegedly skipping court appearances in connection with her 31-count credit card fraud case from 2014, according to New Canaan police.
Upcoming Holiday Events In And Around New Canaan
NEW CANAAN, CT — With the Holiday Season upon us, you may have friends or family in town to celebrate. So what do you do with them?. In and around New Canaan, there are a host of fun events to choose from. For example, Grace Farms Foundation hosts its annual Songs of the Season from Dec. 19 through
Shooting victim Emily Todd mourned in Conn., Maine
Photo: Photo Courtesy Of Todd Family / Contributed Photo. Towns on near-opposite ends of New England mourned Saturday for Emily Todd. While her kind nature was remembered at services in Bethel, friends and family there and in Chebeague Island, Maine, struggled with the cruelty of her death at 25.
Intoxicated Man Driving Twice The Speed Limit Resists Arrest, New Canaan Police Say
A local 53-year-old man is facing charges after driving more than twice the speed limit and resisting arrest during a traffic stop, New Canaan Police say. The stop occurred around the area of 193 Summer Street at around 10 p.m. An officer on patrol noticed a vehicle traveling northbound on Main Stre
Middle aged men at risk of suicide in Connecticut
STAMFORD — The apparent suicides of two men in Darien and Stamford this week were tragic evidence of a reality some might find shocking: Middle aged men are at far more at risk of suicide in Connecticut than women or men of other ages.
Greenwich High Parade of Champions set for June
GREENWICH — Greenwich High School’s champion student athletes will be honored with a parade, but it won’t be for another six months. Days after announcing there would be a parade to honor fresh off their blowout win over New Canaan in the Class LL Championship game, the date of the parade has been s
Bobcat Spotted In Norwalk: Report
NORWALK, CT — A bobcat was spotted Thursday morning in the Wolfpit area of Norwalk, the Middletown Press reported. Residents spotted the animal on Peaceful Lane, which is off Murray Street at the Westport town line.
Greenwich Man Dies In Stamford, Cause Released: Report
STAMFORD, CT — A 49-year-old Greenwich man, whose body was found in a parking lot on Harvard Avenue in Stamford Wednesday morning, died from suicide, reports the Stamford Advocate.
Service Learning in New Canaan Country School's Lower School
New Canaan Country School's first through fourth grade students continued to explore the idea of a "giving heart" by participating in two donation service projects this December: a toy and gift drive for ELM/Camp Amerikids and a warm, comfort food drive for the Person-to-Person Mobile Food Truck.
Police: Violent felon found semiautomatic pistol in Stamford
STAMFORD — City police say they busted a violent felon trying to sell a gun Thursday night. Capt. Richard Conklin said officers in the Narcotics and Organized Crime squad heard that a man named “Yaya” was trying to sell a dark-colored handgun on Spruce Street between Smith and West Main streets.
Person struck and killed by Metro North train in Darien
DARIEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Metro North Railroad has confirmed with News 8 that a person has been struck and killed by a train around the Noroton Heights station in Darien. The call for help came in at around 7:45pm Thursday. Officers pronounced the trespasser dead at the scene.
Woman, 35, Faces DUI Charge After Report Of Erratic Driver In Greenwich
A Greenwich woman was arrested after police responded to reports of a vehicle driving erratically in the North Street area. The report was made Wednesday, Dec. 12. Police made a motor vehicle stop of the suspect, and during the interview with the driver, 35-year-old Flaviana DosSantos, police observ
UPDATE: 50-year-old man struck, killed by train in Darien; identification pending
Friday 7:52 a.m. — The person struck and killed by a train in Darien was a 50-year-old man, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The identification is still pending as the investigation continues.
Connecticut sports arena ordered to pay $200,000 over boy’s injury
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The owners of a Connecticut sports arena have been ordered by a jury to pay $200,000 to the family of an 8-year-old boy who fell out of the stands while trying to high-five hockey players.
UPDATE: 98 Degrees Get Apology Cake After Connecticut Parking Lot Issue
I wrote the definitive story on this matter yesterday. 98 Degrees was kicked out of a Stop N' Shop Parking lot in Norwalk, CT. Customers at a Norwalk Stop N' Shop were complaining about the buses in the lot and Stop N' Shop asked them to leave.
Police: Drunk Driving, Interfering Charges for 53-Year-Old New Canaan Man
Police on Tuesday night arrested a 53-year-old Summer Street man and charged him with driving under the influence. At about 10:15 p.m. on Dec. 11, an officer on patrol clocked a vehicle traveling northbound on Main Street at 52 mph in a 25 mph zone, according to a police report.
Stratford burglary suspect picked up for attempted burglary in Stamford
STAMFORD—A Bridgeport man jailed for allegedly committing a string of Stratford burglaries was brought to Stamford Wednesday and charged with the attempted burglary of a Wire Mill Road home in September, police said.
Marijuana, Crack & Heroin Arrest Made In Darien: State Police
DARIEN, CT — Several grams of crack cocaine and heroin, and nearly three pounds of marijuana, were seized by State police on Dec. 11 during a narcotics arrest in the northbound rest area in Darien, according to authorities.
‘We Are Absolutely Devastated’: New Canaan Family Seeks Help Finding Missing Dog ‘Oreo’
A local family is asking for help in finding their beloved 15-month-old dog who has been missing since Saturday afternoon. Oreo Valiquette, a Havanese-Poodle or “Havapoo,” chased after a deer around 2 p.m. on Dec. 8 from his backyard, toward the area below Greenley Road between Ponus Ridge and Chich