Monthly Archive for March, 2010

: March, 2010

Acela service suspended

Amtrak has suspended Acela Express service between New Haven and Boston, due to high water conditions along the tracks, east of Providence, Rhode Island. Northeast Regional service will continue to

Juror dismissed in Botti case; deliberations continue

NEW HAVEN — The female juror in Shelton developer James Botti’s federal corruption case — who attempted to read personal observations from a journal she’s been keeping to fellow jurors during

Suspect sought in Milford incident

Two teenaged boys were on Seabreeze Avenue, walking home from East Shore Middle School in Milford Tuesday, when a vehicle slowed down and the male operator yelled out the window, asking them if they

Stratford fires LoSchiavo for ‘conduct unbecoming’

STRATFORD — Seizure-prone Police Officer Justin LoSchiavo has been fired, but did not lose his job for crashing his cruiser into four cars while in the throes of a seizure last June, but for

School bus accident in Shelton injures five

A school bus and an SUV collided this morning around 7:30 a.m. sending five people to the hospital, according to police. The accident happened at the intersection of Shelton Avenue and North

Chain restaurant fan? We want to talk to you!

Soon, chain restaurants with more than 20 locations will have to post calorie information on their menus. The move is supposed to make Americans more aware of what they’re eating, with the goal of

Fairfield’s ‘super’ candidate to meet public

David Title, the Bloomfield superintendent of schools and the state’s Superintendent of the Year, is expected to be formally hired as the new Fairfield superintendent of schools tonight. The Board of

Rivers on the rise, so are flooding fears

The Housatonic River, which snakes its way 149 miles from the Berkshires to Milford, will crest tomorrow in most places, according to the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service of the National Weather

Bomb scare in New Haven

Police in New Haven have ordered the city’s three courthouses shut down due to a bomb threat. No other information is available at the moment. Reporter Michael Mayko is out at the scene.

Jury is still out in the Botti corruption trial

The jury in the federal corruption case of Shelton developer, James Botti, began another day of deliberations this morning and are still behind closed doors deciding Botti’s fate. Botti is accused of