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A family of six was left homeless after a fire destroyed their house at 47 Riverside Ave., according to various reports.
3 hrs ago | The New Canaan Daily Voice
The killing of Stamford Taxi driver Mahomed Kamal, 47, in what police said was a bloody struggle early Wednesday has shocked other taxi cab drivers in the city.
7 hrs ago | Fairfield Citizen-News
11 hrs ago | Westport News
Metro-North Railroad commuters in Westport this morning -- and all points between the Greens Farms and Noroton Heights depots -- are being advised that opposite-side boarding is in effect indefinitely because of "wire damage in the vicinity of East Norwalk.
Sophia Blum, 9, of Westport managed a smile tonight despite being rain-soaked and having her face paint run as rain disrupted "The Magic of Lyn" ticketed event at the Levitt Pavilion for the Performong Arts.
Just hours before the first gubernatorial debate Wednesday, Republican Tom Foley unveiled his plans for Connecticut - with a focus on improving the economy, creating jobs, fixing low-performing public schools, controlling state spending, lowering taxes and improving ethics at the state Capitol.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Fairfield, established in 1639, is one of Connecticut's oldest communities.
In their efforts to upgrade security at Westport's public schools in the wake of the Newtown school massacre, school officials said this week they have hired a new administrator to oversee school safety and facilities.
At the request of the Westport Weston Family Y, the town Westport has agreed to postpone a hearing with the Water Pollution Control Authority on the wastewater disposal at the Y's new facility at Mahackeno.
The St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church's 34th annual Odyssey Greek Festival runs Friday, Aug. 29, through Labor Day Monday, Sept.
Though only a handful of Westport parents and officials showed up at a public hearing in Norwalk today, their message to the Federal Transit Administration in Washington was a strong one: do not discontinue the Westport Transit District's after-school bus service for children.
Westport police arrested a suspect Tuesday in the 2011 armed robbery of the Merit Country Store thanks to a DNA match from the perpetrator's shirt and mask, police said.
"People do a lot of damage to each other with the best intentions," said Sir Alan Ayckbourn in 1991.
Blues rocker Anders Osborne will perform at the Blues, Views and BBQ Festival on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. It is his third time at the event, which features other artists, including the Spin Doctors, Rory Block and Coco Montoya Band.
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