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  • Darien Police: Drunken Driver Almost Runs Over Traffic Cops, Gets Arrested

    Darien Police: Drunken Driver Almost Runs Over Traffic Cops, Gets Arrested
    DARIEN — A drunken driver nearly ran over two police officers Tuesday, police said. The driver's blood alcohol content was nearly four times the legal limit, they said. Przemyslaw Nagorski, 26, of Avery Street in Stamford was charged with...
  • Enfield's Nick Margolfo Earns Gold At Special Olympics USA Games

    Enfield's Nick Margolfo Earns Gold At Special Olympics USA Games
    Nick Margolfo has returned home to Enfield with two gold medals and a new sense of achievement after competing in the national Special Olympics in June. Margolfo, 23, represented Connecticut in three swimming events at the national games, held June 14...
  • Fishing Report

    Inland LARGEMOUTH BASS fishing is generally reported as good. Places to try include Highland Lake, Squantz Pond, Congamond Lakes, Lake Wononskopomuc, Lake McDonough, Candlewood Lake, Silver Lake, Bantam Lake, Shenipsit Lake (20 inch bass among the...
  • Plainville To Auction Five Parcels To Get Back Taxes

    PLAINVILLE — An auction has been scheduled for Aug. 20 to sell municipal tax debts owed by five property owners who have ignored repeated payment requests from the town. This is the first time the town has used tax sales to collect delinquent...
  • Officers, Agents Will Not Be Charged In Miriam Carey's Shooting

    The Secret Service agents and U.S. Capitol Police officers who were involved in the fatal shooting of Stamford resident Miriam Carey in October will not face criminal charges, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia said Thursday. The...
  • Metro-North Riders: Waterbury Branch Service Is Off Track

    Metro-North Riders: Waterbury Branch Service Is Off Track
    DERBY — At a rally Wednesday night where disgruntled passengers blasted Metro-North for shoddy service, thoughtless scheduling and crummy communications, commuter John Sanford offered perhaps the most scathing grievance. "An outhouse on wheels"...
  • Charla Nash Leads New Push To Ban Trafficking Of Apes And Monkeys

     Charla Nash Leads New Push To Ban Trafficking Of Apes And Monkeys
    WASHINGTON — Charla Nash, horribly mauled by a friend's pet chimpanzee five years ago, flew to Washington Thursday to become a convincing advocate to for a bill that would make it more difficult for someone to own a monkey as a pet. "What happened...
  • Can't Support Petitioning For Pelto

    Can't Support Petitioning For Pelto
    I am an advocate for access to the election ballot. I was a plaintiff in a federal court case where one of the issues was easier access to public financing for third-party candidates. But, I would never sign a petition for someone to get on the ballot...
  • Frontier, AT&T Union Reach Deal, Ending Feud As Hearings Start

    Less than two months ago, the situation was dire between Frontier Communications and the Connecticut union representing 2,200 AT&T workers who would join Frontier after a proposed merger. On May 2, negotiators for the Communications Workers of America,...
  • 19th-Century Irish Catholic Immigrants Faced Unabashed Hostility

     19th-Century Irish Catholic Immigrants Faced Unabashed Hostility
    Tensions between Irish immigrants and anti-immigrant nativists nearly exploded into violence during newly elected Connecticut Gov. William T. Minor's May 1855 inaugural parade. A month earlier, Minor and his fellow Know-Nothing Party candidates had...
  • Anti-Youth Violence Program In East Hartford Lands $85,000 Grant

    EAST HARTFORD — The East Hartford Youth Task Force will receive an additional $85,200 from the state for a program aimed at preventing violence among children and teenagers. "Most kids, when you look at juvenile arrests, a lot of it is for simple...