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Frank Juliano

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Are you looking forward to Chick-Fil-A’s opening?

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The Atlanta-based fast food chain, known for its chicken sandwiches plans to open its first Connecticut restaurant in September, on Federal Road in Brookfield. Other Connecticut locations are planned, including one at the Danbury Fair Mall and in Wallingford. Chick-fil-A President and CEO Dan Cathy has been quoted on his opposition to same-sex marriage. Will […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Hospital CEO announces retirement

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Frank A. Corvino, president and CEO of Greenwich Hospital will retire on Dec. 31 after 26 years of service. Corvino will also retire from his position as executive vice president of Yale New Haven Health System, bringing to a close a 43-year career in health care. Corvino joined Greenwich Hospital in 1988 as senior vice […] [Read More]
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Garfield Sanderson

Homicide suspect arraigned in Danbury

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UPDATE – 1:40 p.m. Garfield Sanderson was ordered held on $1 million bond after his arraignment in the killing of a Bridgeport man on White Street earlier this month. Sanderson was arrested early this morning on a warrant stemming from the May 3 incident which took the life of Jeliel Kingston, 23, of Bridgeport. Police believe Kingston’s […] [Read More]
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Free Dunkin’ Donuts coffee? Not for Fairfield County

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In honor of the twin titles won by the University of Connecticut men’s and women’s basketball teams, Dunkin’ Donuts is giving away a free medium coffee to customers using the DD mobile app today. But the offer is not valid in Fairfield County. Why we don’t get the, um, perk when we’re all Husky fans […] [Read More]
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Newtown residents address White House gun forum

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Two Newtown residents participating in a White House forum on gun violence Thursday morning were given the rapt attention of the panel. “Before 12/14/2012, before we lost our sweet little Daniel, before he was killed, I was not engaged on this issue,” Mark Barden said. Barden, one of the organizers of Sandy Hook Promise, was […] [Read More]
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Adam Lanza’s father: ‘My son was evil’

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Peter Lanza told an interviewer from The New Yorker about his son Adam, who killed 20 first-graders and six educators at Sandy Hook School: “You can’t get any more evil. “How much do I beat up on myself about the fact that he’s my son? A lot,” Lanza told reporter Andrew Solomon in the issue […] [Read More]
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Second suspect charged with threatening schools

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Stratford police say a second suspect, a man, has been arrested in connection with threats to several schools in the state, including in Stratford and Danbury. The male suspect, who remains in custody, was not identified in a press statement issued by Lt. Frank Eannotti, the Stratford police spokesman. Natlaie Carpenter, 19, of Torrington, is […] [Read More]
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Report of armed person on Yale campus

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UPDATE: There is a confirmed report of a person with a gun on or near Yale’s Old campus area, near Chapel and High streets, officials say. Here is the message from the university web site: Yale Alert message- THIS IS NOT A TEST Text message to the Yale Community, November 25, 11:02 Confirmed report of […] [Read More]
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Archbishop-Elect introduced for Hartford archdiocese

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The bishop of Toledo, the Most Rev. Leonard P. Blair, was presented at a press conference Tuesday morning as the incoming head of the Archdiocese of Hartford. Pope Francis appointed Blair, who has served two stints at the Vatican, to succeed the Most Rev. Henry J. Mansell. Mansell, 76, will reside and serve at St. […] [Read More]
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