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New Canaan Man Charged With DUI After Car Crashes Into Ditch, Police Say

A man from New Canaan is facing DUI charges after he allegedly crashed his vehicle into a ditch in January, police say. New Canaan Police responded to the area of 97 Spring Water Lane on Tuesday, Jan. 22 around 11:30 p.m. on the report of a single-vehicle crash.


Plantscaping with Indoor Gardens and Flowers Presented by Jennifer Yates at New Canaan Library

New Canaan Library is pleased to welcome Jennifer Yates, presenting a unique program on how to add positive energy to your home through plants and flowers. The event takes place on Wednesday, February 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the Adrian Lamb Room. Please register online at newcanaanlibrary.org.


Connecticut man says cop confused hash brown for cellphone in distracted driving case

NORWALK, Connecticut (WPVI) -- A Connecticut man is fighting a ticket for distracted driving after he says the police officer confused his hash brown patty for a cellphone. Jason Stiber was cited last April on Post Road. He stopped at McDonald's on his way to work and says he was eating a hash brown


Man With Warrant Out Of Norwalk Charged In Greenwich

A man with a warrant out of Norwalk has been charged in Greenwich, according to police. Greenwich officers allegedly observed a vehicle with New Jersey license plates parked on the street in the area of New Street and N. Water Street in Byram on Thursday, Feb. 21 around 11:30 a.m.


No Tolls CT holding first protest in Stamford

STAMFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - No Tolls CT are hitting the streets again in Stamford on Saturday to voice their opposition on Governor Lamont's stance to bring tolls into the state. No Tolls CT held a rally in Hartford on Wednesday during Gov. Lamont's budget address. Local politicians, business owners, a


Man Sentenced For Sexually Abusing Minor In Fairfield County

A Fairfield County man will spend time behind bars after pleading guilty to having sexual contact with his girlfriend’s daughter when she was 12. Adam Besaw, of Shelton, pleaded guilty this week under the Alford doctrine to second-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor for his role in a


Two Teens From Fairfield County Arrested After String Of Vehicle Gone Throughs, Break-Ins

Two Fairfield County teenagers are in police custody after police in Connecticut utilized social media to track them down for allegedly rummaging through more than two dozen vehicles overnight.


Stamford Man Found Guilty Of Federal Cocaine Distribution Offenses

A three-day trial ended in a guilty verdict for a Fairfield County drug dealer who was distributed cocaine in Connecticut. Norman “Ski” Peters, of Stamford, was found guilty of one count each of possession with intent to distribute cocaine and using a telephone to facilitate a drug trafficking felon


Woman shot in both feet while laying in bed in Connecticut

HAMDEN, C.T. (WTNH-TV) - A 21-year-old woman was shot in both of her feet while she was laying in bed in Connecticut early Friday morning. Police say that at around 2 a.m., officers responded to Hamden on Dix Street to the report of shots fired.


Creep convicted of breaking into home, sucking on sleeping woman’s toes

A California man convicted of sucking on a sleeping woman’s toes after breaking into her home claimed to be a Zeus-like god sent to Earth to seduce women. Richard Michael Parkhurst, 29, of Norwalk, was convicted of one felony burglary count, one count of peering into an inhabited building, and two c


St. Luke’s bests Brunswick in FAA boys semifinals

St. Luke’s ended the Brunswick basketball team’s season came to an end Thursday with a 72-63 loss to in the semifinal round of the FAA Tournament at St. Luke’s in New Canaan.


Hands Off Our Schools rally draws big crowd to Ridgefield

With the sounds of Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take it” echoing through the village, townspeople, town leaders, and legislators led a rally opposing school regionalization on the steps of Ridgefield’s Town Hall Saturday, Feb. 23.


The 2019 FCIAC Boys Hockey Tournament bracket

The field is set for the 2019 FCIAC boys ice hockey tournament, which will get underway with a pair of games Saturday. Six teams qualified for the tournament with the two two seeds receiving first-round byes.


Class M: Wilton defends title, edges KPT

Photo: Gregory Vasil / For Hearst Connecticut Media. By nature, Gary Chadwick worries at gymnastics meets. By the time his Wilton team got down to its final floor exercise routine in Saturday’s Class M championship, Chadwick believed a second consecutive state title was a distinct impossibility.


Smith Ridge Road Modern Sells for $700,000

The following property transfers were recorded recently in the Town Clerk’s office. For more information about each property from the assessor, click on the street address. To get the history of a New Canaan street name, click here.


Ridgefield Police Looking for Motorist Who Hit Pole and Fled

RIDGEFIELD, CT — A vehicle struck a utility pole in Ridgefield Thursday night, and the police want to know who was driving it. The Ridgefield Police Department is seeking information on a single motor vehicle accident that occurred Thursday, Feb. 21, at approximately 10:50 p.m. The vehicle struck a


Westchester Mourns Death of Valerie Reyes

The Westchester community, and friends and family of Valerie Reyes have stepped forward to lend prayers and support for her parents and brothers who mourn her loss. Reyes’ body was found in the Town of Greenwich, Conn., on the side of the road stuffed into a suitcase, with her body bound at the hand


Connecticut lawmakers considering mandatory helmet law

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut lawmakers are considering once again whether to require motorcycle drivers to wear helmets. The Public Health Committee is holding a public hearing Monday on two bills that would impose mandatory helmet use. One bill would require helmets be worn by motorcycle oper


Stamford Woman Enters Plea In $20,000 Retail Fraud Case: Report

STAMFORD, CT — A 32-year-old Stamford woman, who previously worked as a cashier in the former FYE store in the Stamford Town Center, has pleaded guilty to ripping off the retailer for more than $20,000 in a returns scam, reports the Stamford Advocate.


Eusebe leads Wilton to Senior Night win

Zayvion Eusebe and Nick Kronenberg made sure that they and their fellow seniors on the Wilton High boys basketball team ended the regular season with a win on Senior Night. Eusebe scored a career-high 27 points and Kronenberg added 13 as the Warriors beat Fairfield Ludlowe, 75-58, on Thursday evenin