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Neighbors Step Up, Buy Sandy Hook Family A New Furnace
The heat - and hot water - is on. When a Sandy Hook family needed a new furnace / boiler for the winter, their neighbors turned out in droves - and provided more than enough to install the device in their basement in time for the year's first snowfall.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
A few days after the tragic Dec. 14 shootings in Newtown, photographer Robert Carley was driving near Monroe looking for photos to take to mark the event.
'Stuff An Ambulance' to Benefit Monroe Food Pantry
Stop & Shop customers gearing up for the holidays Sunday will also be able to help struggling Monroe families in need this year.
Shelton Cops: Man Fell Asleep, Crashed
Thomas Robert Delucia, 40, of Melon Patch Lane, Monroe, faces drug charges after he allegedly fell asleep at the wheel of his car and crashed into a sign Nov. 30. Police said Delucia fled but was later spotted and pulled over.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Police: Stop Sign Violation Leads to a Narcotics Arrest
A stop sign violation at the intersection of Moose Hill and Cross Hill roads Dec. 5 led to the narcotics arrest of a Monroe man, according to police.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
BodySmart Thrives in Monroe for Over a Decade
Elizabeth Reed looked slender in a black dress one recent Thursday evening, during a celebration of the longevity of her business, BodySmart, which has been in Monroe for over a decade.
A 72-year-old man was killed in a grease fire at 43 Osborne Lane in Monroe. A woman in the home and four firefighters were injured.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Police Make An Arrest in Monroe Car Wash Burglary
A Bridgeport man turned himself in on a warrant Dec. 5, charging him in the Sept.
Homeowner dies after Monroe blaze
Smoke billowing from an Osborn Lane house fire Sunday morning was so intense that it drove firefighters back, at first.
Big Box Store Hearing, Part 2: No Public Comment Allowed
Members of the public had an opportunity to speak in the first part of the Planning & Zoning Commission hearing for a big box store at 2 Victoria Drive on Nov. 21, but then that portion of the meeting was closed.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Let kindness rule this solemn day
For many of us, the emotions we felt that day and in the days after are still raw, as if the events at Sandy Hook Elementary School happened only a moment 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.
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.