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  1. Strike Costing Stop & Shop Millions Per Week As Biden Attends Rally With Striking Workers

    Strike Costing Stop & Shop Millions Per Week As Biden Attends Rally With Striking Workers

    Here are new developments in the Stop & Shop strike by union workers in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island:Former Vice President and potential 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden spoke Thursday, April 18 to support Stop & Shop workers at a Boston store in the neighborhood of Dorchester. For more, click here.Biden expressed his support for Stop & Shop workers in an ...

  2. Popular Heibeck's Food Stand Reopens On Route 7 In Wilton

    Popular Heibeck's Food Stand Reopens On Route 7 In Wilton

    What says summertime better than New England lobster rolls piled high with homemade sauce ?If you live or travel anywhere between Norwalk and Danbury on Route 7  and need a food break you're in luck because Heibeck's Stand at 951 Danbury Road in Wilton is now open for spring and summer.Here you also find Korean tacos and piled high 3/4 pound burgers and ice cream sundaes made with ...

  3. Still No Contract On Seventh Day Of Stop & Shop Workers' Strike

    Still No Contract On Seventh Day Of Stop & Shop Workers' Strike

    It's day seven of the Stop & Shop workers' strike and there is no resolution. In a statement from UFCW Locals on Stop & Shop negotiations on Tuesday, Apirl 16, the five United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local Unions (328, 371, 1445, 1459, and 919) responded to the supermarket giant's advertising campaign.The locals are currently negotiating with Stop & ...

  4. Danbury Woman Injured After Vehicle Sideswiped By Racing Driver, Police Say

    Danbury Woman Injured After Vehicle Sideswiped By Racing Driver, Police Say

    A 27-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly sideswiping a vehicle on Interstate 684 in an incident in which one person was injured when an SUV overturned on the highway, closing Route 22 in both directions on Tuesday, April 16.The incident took place northbound around 2:20 p.m. in Purdys, when the vehicle rolled over the side of I-684 just south of Exit 7, jumped the ...

  5. Workers Worry About Paying Bills As Stop & Shop Strike Hits Day Six

    Workers Worry About Paying Bills As Stop & Shop Strike Hits Day Six

    Customers were not seen entering the Stop & Shop store at 44 Lake Ave. Ext. in Danbury, where about 15 store employees held signs and stood in the sunlight out front to stay warm on a breezy 50-degree morning Tuesday, April 16, day six of the workers' strike in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.One of the striking workers, Sabino Hernandez, confirmed this. "They ...

  6. Stop & Shop Management, Union Continue Negotiations As Strike Reaches Fifth Day

    Stop & Shop Management, Union Continue Negotiations As Strike Reaches Fifth Day

    Stop & Shop and the United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) continued their negotiations Monday as 31,000 employees of the supermarket chain Ahold Delhaize USA continue to strike throughout New England, Supermarket News reports.The negotiations continued Monday, April 15 after running through the weekend.UFCW Locals 328, 371, 919, 1445 and 1459 walked off their jobs at over 240 ...

  7. No Boat? No Problem! Club Lures Enthusiasts In 3 Fairfield County Locations

    No Boat? No Problem! Club Lures Enthusiasts In 3 Fairfield County Locations

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- Why own a boat when you can rent one for a fraction of the cost, says the Carefree Boat Club in Westport.Members get all the privileges of boat ownership without the hassle, said Capt. John Davis, the club's manager."The annual fees are a fraction of what owning a boat would cost when you consider the maintenance, mooring, and fuel," he said. "A new ...

  8. Craftivism & Charitable Knitting Spark Projects At Newtown's Sheep Shoppe

    Craftivism & Charitable Knitting Spark Projects At Newtown's Sheep Shoppe

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — A knit and crochet revival is driving all kinds of customers — from age 5 to 102 — to the Sheep Shoppe yarn store in Newtown.One trend in knitting is something called craftivism, which like the word sounds, combines a craft with activism, said store owner Nancy Gould.The Pussy Hat phenomenon that became the signature accessory of the Women's March back in January is one ...

  9. New Fairfield Author Connects With Harlem Renaissance In New Book

    New Fairfield Author Connects With Harlem Renaissance In New Book

    DANBURY, Conn. — Lionel Bascom, a writing instructor at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, puts his own spin on the Harlem Renaissance in his new book, "Harlem: The Crucible of Modern African American Culture.""The book took 18 months to write, but the research has been going on for about 10 years," the New Fairfield resident told Daily Voice.In ...

  10. Help The Poor With Tour Of Designer Homes In Coastal Fairfield, Westport

    Help The Poor With Tour Of Designer Homes In Coastal Fairfield, Westport

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- A tour of five unique designer homes in coastal Fairfield, Westport, and Southport will help fund programs for people living in poverty in Fairfield County.The area is home to the largest gap between rich and poor in the United States, according to Near & Far Aid, which is raising funds with the 2017 Designer House Tour on Friday, May 12.Each house represents ...

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