Monthly Archive for October, 2009

: October, 2009

Bpt. GOP candidate: It’s probably not H1N1

John Slater, a Republican candidate for a seat on the City Council’s 130th District, is feeling much better and wants to let people know that he probably does not have the H1N1 virus. “I feel like 60

Westport crash on I-95

  Westport Fire Department photo The Westport Fire Department reports: At 9:59 a.m. today, the Westport Fire Department responded to a single vehicle accident with injuries on I-95 northbound, between

“Real Fright Night” in Stratford on Election Night

Some cops really do have a sense of humor. Even on the night before Halloween. In Stratford, where the mayoral contest has become more and more contentious as the Tuesday election approaches

Trick or Treat

The Fairfield Chamber of Commerce held its annual Trick or Treat on Safety Street Friday afternoon, and ghosts, goblins and more turned out. Check out some of the revelers.

Want a good interest rate?

It looks like that’s no problem if you happen to be a well-heeled community like Easton, which this week got a 0.43 percent interest rate on $11,050 million worth of bond anticipation notes. “We had

Taking questions to the top (almost)

That’s what a bunch of area educators get to do Monday, when Secretary of Education Arne Duncan (okay, so it’s not the president)joins Rep. Jim Himes, D-4, for a  roundtable discussion at Norwalk

Dulin Back to Jail

Robert Dulin will serve 90 days in prison, followed byby 45 months of probation for refusing to comply with the terms of sex-offender treatment. Dulin, 51, was convicted in 2007 of second-degree

Had enough yet?

The good news for beleaguered voters in any towns with hot races is there’s no mail delivery Sunday. The bad news is that that means there’re still four more days (including today) for your box to get

Combing the beach

Just because the sunbathers have put away their chairs and towels, that doesn’t mean that the town of Fairfield stops paying attention to the beaches. The beach combing machine was out this week at

A rocky road … for a week

Paving is scheduled next week on a stretch of Huntington Road at the Stratford and Trumbull border where a pesky reconstruction project has been spawning complaints for months. According to the state