6 hrs ago
Foodworks Will Pay $25,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit
The Food Farmacy, Ltd. and J&T Enterprises, LLC, doing business as Foodworks, a chain of grocery stores in Connecticut, will pay $25,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission , the agency announced today.
10 hrs ago
Trumbull Intervenes With Monroe's Big Box Proposal
Historically, Monroe residents complain about neighboring Trumbull allowing commercial development on its borders along routes 25 and 111.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
'They Do It for the Love Of Their Jobs'
Ed Risko has been taking in strays and adopting out dogs, enforcing licenses and tracking the movements of black bears, coyotes, bobcats and deer in town for the past 35 years.
Photos of a Bobcat Just Seen in Monroe
By Bill Bittar When a Monroe woman saw a bobcat walking through her backyard at around 2:56 p.m. on Dec. 3, she grabbed her camera and snapped some photos .
Wed Dec 04, 2013
A Walmart in Monroe? Readers Sound Off on Facebook
Walmart conjures up strong emotions, from admiration for it's success as the world's largest retailer to anger over the treatment of its employees.
911 calls from Newtown massacre released
A girl sits on a Newtown bus leaving the new Sandy Hook Elementary School after the first day of classes in Monroe, Conn., on Jan. 3. ASSOCIATED PRESS HARTFORD, Conn.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Police: Man Fled Scene of Accidents in Newtown and Monroe
A Newtown man was arrested after striking another car on South Main Street and fleeing the scene of the accident, hitting another car along the way, according to police reports.
Kids! Deadline for Art Contest Extended to December 11, 2013.
Be Stigma-Free and National Alliance on Mental Illness Fairfield announce an exciting new development in their inaugural art contest for area Kindergarten - 5th grade students.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Fire damages Monroe house
Monroe volunteer firefighters were called to 48 Old Castle Drive just before 11:30 p.m. when the residents saw smoke starting to fill the house near their fireplace.
Black Friday shoppers hunt for bargains
Lauren Morgart, 17, of Monroe, takes a break from a morning full of shopping surrounded by her Black Friday deals Friday, Nov. 26, 2013 at Westfield Connecticut Post mall in Milford, Conn.
Norwalk Citizen News
Photos capture faith, love
A few days after the tragic Dec. 14 shootings in Newtown, photographer Robert Carley was driving along Route 7 near Monroe looking for photos to take to mark the event.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Weekend Planner: Christmas & Hanukkah Fairs, Tree Lighting, Gingerbread Festival
Looking for things to do this weekend in Monroe and the surrounding region? There's plenty going on including Christmas and Hanukkah events, festivals and craft fairs, a tree lighting, gingerbread festival, artisan fair, and much more.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Giving thanks for recovery
Each year at this time we are reminded to be thankful. As always we are thankful for our families, our friends and our communities.
There Is No Such Thing as a Motive for Mass Killings
Lighted angels hang from a tree in Monroe, Connecticut, January 14, 2013, on the one-month anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook elementary.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Firefighters Put Out Vehicle Fire on Route 111
Monroe volunteer firefighters extinguished a fully involved vehicle fire on Route 111 around 10:15 Sunday night.
State Report On 12/14 Shooting Expected Monday
By Davis Dunavin The scheduled release of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting report is drawing tensions in town, from schools to town leaders, even as some reports indicate it won't be as extensive as previously thought.
Masuk Career Day: Future Occupations On Display
What will Masuk High School seniors study for in college? What career paths will they take? This year's annual Career Day gave students a wide range of options to consider, from working as a chef, a police officer or an accountant to a producer for public access television.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Police patrols to be increased at Newtown schools Monday
With the release of the state's attorney's report on the mass shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School scheduled for Monday, extra police will be posted at all seven of Newtown's schools, including the temporary Sandy Hook school location in Monroe.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Hearing for Large Retail Store Begins Without Naming Walmart
Site plans for a 160,942-square-foot retail store proposed for 2 Victoria Drive do not mention it by name and computer renderings of its appearance have "Retail Name" on the signage.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Weekend Planner: Christmas & Hanukkah Fairs, Live Music & More
There are many events happening this weekend in Monroe and the surrounding area including holiday fairs and craft shows, Hanukkah events, many live musical performances and plays, wine tastings, and much more.