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44 min ago | Fairfield Citizen-News
Emily Pignatiello, Peyton Siegel and Tory Brown staffed the Two Oh Three apparel booth Saturday at the PopShop Market at Wakeman Boys & Girls Club. Photo: Mike Lauterborn Kim Smith of Fairfield grabs a coffee from the Buzz Truck at the PopShop Market at Wakeman Boys & Girls Club.
4 hrs ago | The Fairfield Daily Voice
A Fairfield man launched a racial slur at a black man and followed up with a punch to the unsuspecting man's nose during an incident late Saturday in downtown Stamford, police said. Richard Gasper, 23, of 134 Fox St., Fairfield, was charged with third-degree intimidation based on bigotry or bias, third-degree assault and second-degree breach of peace in the incident.
5 hrs ago | Fairfield Citizen-News
Fairfield police scrambled to investigate a tip received by Stamford police Monday that a woman planned to go to the Fairfield University campus to "kill her kids," which they said was later exposed as a hoax. "These cases are obviously taken seriously," said Lt.
6 hrs ago | Patch.com
Join the Westport Historical Society on Saturday, Oct. 11, for one of its most popular walking tours, a stroll through Old Saugatuck accompanied by guide Bob Mitchell. The tour begins at 2 p.m. and ends with a drink on the house at one of Saugatuck's favorite haunts, the Black Duck.
11 hrs ago | Fairfield Citizen-News
After being stopped for talking on a cell phone while driving, Fairfield resident Steven Humby is facing drug charges. Photo: Contributed Photo Steven Humby , 27, of Elm Street, who police said was talking on his cell phone while driving, got more than just a ticket An officer spotted Humby on the phone around 3 p.m. Saturday and stopped him on North Benson Road, near Trinity Baptist Church .
12 hrs ago | Patch.com
A Norwalk man faces several charges after being accused of shoplifting nearly $100 worth of health and beauty care products from the Stop & Shop on Kings Highway Cutoff, according to the Fairfield Citizen. The Citizen reports that Oscar O. Zelaya-Garcia, 25, not only faces sixth-degree larceny charges stemming from the incident at Stop & Shop, but Fairfield police learned that he had three outstanding warrants issued for his arrest by Norwalk police.
12 hrs ago | The Fairfield Daily Voice
Sunny skies will give way to increasing clouds and showers after 5 p.m. Monday in Fairfield County, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures are expected to climb into the lower 70s before the rain rolls in.
16 hrs ago | Fairfield Citizen-News
Flintlock Road resident Steve Benko starts off on his Saturday morning walk with an empty shopping bag to pick up any trash he finds along the way. Photo: Genevieve Reilly Steve Benko has made it a habit to collect trash he finds while on his Saturday morning walk around his Flintlock Road neighborhood.
Chantelle Nisbett's initial reaction to being told she would be spending her junior year at Sacred Heart University living in a hotel was shock. "I though, `Oh my God.
GE Lighting LLC has agreed to settle allegations of hiring discrimination following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. Under the terms of the agreement, the federal contractor will pay $537,000 in back wages and interest to 102 women who were rejected for entry-level attendant positions at the company's Bucyrus facility.
Fire and police marine units were scrambled Saturday night to rescue a boater whose vessel became disabled after striking Penfield Reef. A report was received about 8 p.m. Saturday at the town's Emergency Communications Center from the Bridgeport Fire Department that a boater was believed to be in distress in Fairfield waters.
The race for the 112th General Assembly District seat representing Monroe and Newtown has become one of the strangest in the state. The former wife of J.P. Sredzinski, the Republican candidate, was found badly injured near his condominium on Windgate Circle on Aug. 25. Jennifer Sredzinski, 41, died of her injuries three days later and her boyfriend, Thomas Fischer, has since been arrested for violating a protective order that followed an assault on her in Virginia months earlier.
A public meeting to discuss the Interstate 95 service plazas, barriers and other concerns regarding the renovated Exit 22 rest stops will take place Thursday at Sherman School , 250 Fern St. State Department of Transportation Commissioner James Redeker and Paul Landino , developer of the new service plazas on both sides of the highway in Fairfield, are scheduled to attend, along with First Selectman Mike Tetreau and the town's state legislators, according to a release from state Rep. Brenda Kupchick , R-132. Residents have been lobbying for safety or sound barriers to be installed along the entrance and exit ramps bordering the rest stops, but so far there is no plan to do so.
Bridgeport, Connecticut firefighters are still dealing with the aftermath of a five-alarm factory fire that spewed hazardous materials into the air and water and forced hundreds of residents from their homes Thursday night. Officials are running environmental tests after a fire raged overnight at 2102 Seaview Avenue, a factory that houses JWC Roofing and Siding and the Rowayton Trading Company, which housed about 1,000 50-gallon drums of recycled industrial perfume products.
Eloise Gacetta, Andrea Melgar, Jenna Wright and Lindsay Sabia, all 11 years old, enjoying fun at Septemberfest at Our Lady of the Assumption parish. Photo: Mike Lauterborn Will Speller, 4, of Westport, and Tanner Wurzel, 4, of Southport, took a spin on the Frog Hopper ride at Septemberfest on Friday night.
State Rep. Tony Hwang joined Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, state officials and environmental advocates to commemorate the passage of a new state law that enacts a three-year moratorium on the handling of waste from hydraulic fracturing in Connecticut. The legislation, which has been called one of the strongest in the nation, was approved by the General Assembly with strong bipartisan support and supported by grassroots advocacy across the state.
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