Monthly Archive for March, 2015

: March, 2015

Fairfield police seize 300 bags of heroin

FAIRFIELD – A lengthy investigation led Tuesday to a major drug bust in a department store parking lot. Lt. James Perez said members of the Police Department’s narcotics squad, special services, the

Gov. Malloy appoints panel to fund transportation improvements

HARTFORD – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday appointed a new panel to find ways to fun his $100 billion vision to improve Connecticut’s aging highways, rail system and bridges. The Governor’s

Stamford girl shaves head for cancer

It’s not often a girl or woman joins in the men getting their heads shaved at a St. Baldrick’s Day cancer fundraiser. But 11-year old Stamford resident Grace Targonski did just that on Sunday,

Bronx, N.Y. man charged after leading police on a pursuit

Police say it is lucky no one was hurt Sunday afternoon after a Bronx, N.Y. man hopped the curb on Pine Street and played chicken with drivers on Grove and Elm Street while fleeing a police cruiser.

New Canaan chef to compete on Food Network show Tuesday night

Local chef Silvia Baldini will appear on the Food Network’s reality based cooking show “Chopped” on the episode “Fake Cakes, Real Stakes,” set to set to air on Tuesday, March 31 at 10 p.m. on the

Malloy forms youth violence commission

HARTFORD – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is forming a new commission to review the source and cause of youth violence in urban areas and develop proposals to reduce violent crime. Among those appointed to the

Police: Nanny cam reveals babysitter burning child

UPDATE: MONDAY, 8:30 AM Danbury police released new information Monday regarding the arrest of a babysitter accused of intentionally burning a child. According to police, a Sienna Way mother notified

Trout fishing starts a week early

  HARTFORD – Due to changes in fishing regulations, opening day for trout season will be one week earlier this year, according to the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

Dead dogs found in trash bags off I-84

Two dead dogs were found inside garbage bags laying in a culvert off I-84 near Exit 17 in Waterbury Friday, WTNH reported. A passerby noticed the bags and contacted the Department of Transportation.

Ban on taking alewives, blueback herring extended in Connecticut waters

Taking alewives and blueback herring from most inland and marine waters in Connecticut has been extended another year to March 31, 2016, the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection