FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Here's a look at the top stories in Fairfield County from last week.
- Bridgeport voters elected Democrat Joseph Ganim as mayor in Tuesday's election. Ganim, who served seven years in federal prison on corruption charges that toppled his last administration, declared his victory a redemption in the mayoral race in Connecticut’s largest city.
- Kyle Navin of Bridgeport was arraigned on charges of murdering his parents, who lived in Easton. Their bodies were found in an abandoned yard in Weston nearly three months after they had been reported missing.
- Shelton's Wiffle Ball struk out in its bid for the Toy Hall of Fame.
- Shelton voters re-elected Mark Lauretti to a 13th term as mayor in Tuesday's election.
- Three men were arrested in the shooting death of a 43-year-old Stamford woman late Monday in a city park.
- Weston voters elected Republican Nina Daniel as first selectman in Tuesday's race, defeating Democratic incumbent Gayle Weinstein.
- Stratford residents voted down a plan to sell sewer facilities to the Greater New Haven Water Pollution Control Authority.
- Redding voters re-elected Julia Pemberton to a second term as first selectman in Tuesday's election.
- Easton voters came out to the polls Tuesday to re-elect First Selectman Adam Dunsby, who ran unopposed for a second term.
- Monroe voters re-elected Steve Vavrek to a fourth term as first selectman in Tuesday's election.
- A Stratford teacher showed no emotion as she pleaded not guilty in a Bridgeport courtroom Thursday, Nov. 5, to having a sexual affair with a 15-year-old student.
- Fairfield will hold a recount Nov. 9 in order to determine the winner of the third seat on the Board of Selectman. Fairfield voters re-elected Mike Tetreau as first selectman in Tuesday's election.
- Democrats in Westport regained control of the Board of Finance in Tuesday's election.
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