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Executive Producer, Hearst Connecticut media Group

Vehicle fire closes lanes on Route 8

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UPDATE: The incident has been cleared and the lanes are reopen, according to the DOT. ——— ——— ——— A vehicle fire on Route 8 in Bridgeport has closed two northbound lanes near exit 5, the Connecticut DOT is reporting. The right two lanes are closed. We’ll let you know when they’ve reopened. [Read More]
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Tee Up for Homeless Veterans at the 10th Annual Homes for the Brave Golf Classic

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You are invited to tee up and help a homeless veteran at the 10th Annual Homes for the Brave Fallen Heroes Golf Classic on Monday, June 30 with a shotgun start at noon at the Connecticut Golf Club in Easton.  It’s your turn to serve. Player warm-up starts at 10:30 AM.  Foursomes are $1,400 and […] [Read More]
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Native American massacre in Cos Cob?

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Author, historian and Greenwich resident Missy Wolfe will give a talk on the Great Munsee Massacre of 1644. In a bitterly cold February of 1644, a force of 130 mercenary soldiers, under orders from Governor Kieft of New Amsterdam, arrived at Tomac Cove and began a fateful march in a northwesterly direction. This foray through […] [Read More]
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Jesuits find target on them sharper

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Throughout the 2013-14 boys basketball season, the Fairfield Prep Jesuits have become accustomed to trying to absorb every opponents’ best shot to topple them. It’s only natural. Prep has gone undefeated and been rated No. 1 the entire winter in the statewide poll. The Jesuits were — and will continue to be — a target. […] [Read More]
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Readers send in their snow photos—send us yours

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Our readers love to send in snow photos—and we love to share their photos! If you’ve got some photos from today’s storm—whether they’re cute, pretty, or amazing—send them in, and we’ll add them to our gallery! Email your pictures to ed@ctnews.com or tweet them to us @GreenwichTime. [Read More]
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Stamford-Westhill-Staples Co-opcontinues to show progress

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The Stamford-Westhill-Staples Co-op girls ice hockey program continues to show progress in this 2013-14 campaign. S-W-S has posted two victories — over ND-Fairfield (1-0) and Greenwich (7-2) — thus far this season under third-year head coach Eli Williams. The most important factor in S-W-S’ improvement is depth on its roster built of players from three […] [Read More]
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Murphy’s injury leaves a hole for Prep

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The preseason No. 1, Fairfield Prep, has been as dominant as advertised, storming out to a 9-0 start. Along the way, the Jesuits defeated Hillhouse, the defending SCC and Class LL champion and the preseason’s second-ranked team. With four starters back from last year’s 24-3 squad, the Jesuits have rolled, posting eight wins by double […] [Read More]
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See your photos of the storm—and send us more!

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The winter storm is adding insult to the injury of coming back from a long holiday vacation for many in southwestern Connecticut. Fewer trains, extra traffic, a snowed-in driveway, and a biting wind contribute to make even the hardiest New Englander long for the beaches of Bermuda. Below are a selection of photos our readers […] [Read More]
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