Monthly Archive for February, 2015

: February, 2015

Fairfield County Giving Day returning March 5

Can Fairfield County residents raise $1 million in donations within the span of 24 hours? That’s the target amount being sought in the second annual Fairfield County Giving Day on Thursday, March 5.

Danbury’s new dispatchers

DANBURY – The city’s much-anticipated transition to a civilian-manned 911 dispatch center will be complete on Monday. And while city leaders have faith that the new system will not only save money but

Cops: Officer hurt when driver attempted to flee

Update 1:12 p.m. The suspect, Erik Kuranko was released from Norwalk Hospital this morning. He was transported to the Police Department and processed. Kuranko was charged with assault on a police

Paul Vance reportedly leaving role as State Police rep

Connecticut State Police Public Information Officer Lt. Paul Vance is reportedly leaving his role as spokesman for the department. Vance is said to be heading to the department’s traffic division

Video: Norwalk cop averted another train wreck

NORWALK — Officials are crediting an alert Norwalk police officer with averting another crash between a Metro North train and an SUV at a grade crossing. Officer Neil Robertson had just finished

Cops: Attorney harassed teenage girl

A New York real estate attorney is being arraigned at the Stamford courthouse this afternoon for making scores of unwanted calls to a teenage Darien girl. After police obtained the New York man’s cell

RIT student from Fairfield missing

Update 5 p.m. Police in Rochester, N.Y., continue to search for a college student from Fairfield, Conn., who has been reported missing. Max Maisel, a third-year professional photographic illustration

Ridgefield approves development referendum

RIDGEFIELD – Voters approved a town-brokered development deal at the former Schlumberger property for the first time in three tries on Tuesday. A referendum asking residents to approve a $4.3 million

Harding victory over Lasser in 107th District

BROOKFIELD – Republican Stephen Harding Jr. defeated Democrat Howard Lasser in a special election for a vacant seat in the state House of Representatives. Unofficial results showed Harding defeating

Report: Metro-North train tried to slow down before N.Y. crash

The Metro-North train which struck an SUV on a rail crossing in Westchester County, N.Y. earlier this month attempted to slow down but was unable to stop in time to avoid the deadly collision,