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Lining Up for Carriage Ride
Crowds lined up today at the Westport Historical Society (WHS) to take a carriage ride through Westport. The WHS sponsored Jingle Bell Rock Family Day included attractions for youngsters and adults. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com.
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.
Special Weather Statement, Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued
The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook and a Special Weather Statement for tonight and Sunday for inland sections of Fairfield and New Haven counties.
Man Donates $45k Worth Of Toys To Children Who Were Robbed Of Christmas Presents In Bridgeport
Bridgeport, CT – In Bridgeport, “How the Grinch stole Christmas” and “A Christmas Carol” are mashing up and playing out in a weird reality version except this story involves local thieves playing the part as the Grinch, and Lucas Burnley as Scrooge, though, unlike Scrooge he is a non-contemptuous ma
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.
Westport News: Motorized Wheel Chair and Car Collide
(Westport, CT) On 12/13/2018 at approximately 6:00pm, officers were dispatched to the area of 1700 Post Road East on a complaint of a vehicle versus pedestrian accident. Upon arrival, it was determined the pedestrian was riding a motorized wheelchair at the time of the collision. The incident requir
Police: Bridgeport woman stole mail, fled police
WESTPORT — A Bridgeport woman was arrested in court following allegations that she stole mail and fled from police. On Oct. 8, Daisha Haynes, 20, and fellow Bridgeport resident Jovan Boyd, 28, were arrested after a brief pursuit with Westport officers. Haynes and Boyd initially fled but were then fo
Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Dutchess County With Ice, Snow Coming
The National Weather Service is warning residents throughout the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County that a brief period of freezing rain is possible overnight in areas farther south while accumulating ice and snowfall is expected north of I-84 into early Monday morning.
Pedestrian In Wheelchair Struck By Vehicle In Westport: PD
WESTPORT, CT — Police said officers responded Thursday night after a pedestrian riding a motorized wheelchair was struck by a vehicle in the area of 1700 Post Road East. According to a news release, police said officers were dispatched to the area at approximately 6 p.m. on a complaint of a vehicle
Community Channel: Police dog gets his own body armor...
Westport Police Department’s K9 Onyx has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. The vest was sponsored by the family and friends of the late John Buffone and embroidered with the sentiment “In memory of John
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.
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,
Westport Volunteer EMS Receives Major Grant
WESTPORT, CT — Westport Volunteer EMS has received an $80,000 grant from the Daniel Edward Offutt, III Private Foundation Trust to purchase a new state of the art cardiac monitor/defibrillator and to help fund the purchase of a new paramedic fly car.
Man charged with killing Connecticut woman he met on dating app
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Police have arrested an Ohio man, charging him with killing a Connecticut woman he met on a dating app. Bridgeport Police detectives announced Friday that 26-year-old Brandon Roberts has been charged with killing 25-year-old Emily Todd of Bethel. Todd was found Sunday with a guns
Bridgeport PD: Suspect in Bethel woman’s murder found in Ohio
BRIDGEPORT — Police announced Friday the arrest of a suspect in the city’s most recent homicide. City detectives obtained an arrest warrant for 26-year-old Brandon Roberts on Wednesday, charging him with murder, felony murder, first-degree robbery, using a firearm in commission of a felony and carry
Comings & Goings: Off Main Pop Up Opens
Off Main Pop Up, located at 1757 Post Road East (Westfair Shopping Center), has opened as a pop up store focused on streetwear brands including Supreme, Bape, and Off-White. The store is run by entrepreneurs and students from Westport, headed up by JJ Schwartz,a Staples freshman. The focus of the st
Police in Connecticut respond to multiple bomb threats
Multiple police departments in Connecticut say they dealt with bomb threats sent via email Thursday. Organizations, schools and businesses in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Westport, Danbury and Newtown were among the towns that received the email trying to extort money in the from of bitcoin.
Accident Now Cleared On Post Road East In Westport: UPDATE
WESTPORT, CT — Westport Police are urging motorists to avoid a section of Post Road East due to an accident that occurred Thursday night. "Post Road East is closed in both directions in the area of #1700 due to an accident. Avoid this area," police said at 7 p.m.
Westport Man Faces Multiple Drug Charges In Greenwich
A Westport man was arrested and faces multiple drug charges after Greenwich Police allegedly found him to be in possession of heroine and crack cocaine during a traffic stop. The stop occurred Tuesday, Dec. 11 on I95 after police observed a vehicle make a turn signal violation.
Water main break causes sinkhole in Connecticut city
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. - A water main break in a Connecticut city Thursday morning caused a huge sinkhole, WVIT reported. New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart posted the photo of the sinkhole, which caused a downtown street to collapse, WFSB reported. Stewart said the broken pipe is a 16-inch water main and c