Much-Beloved CT Football Coach Dies In Single-Vehicle Crash Much-Beloved CT Football Coach Dies In Single-Vehicle Crash
Much-Beloved CT Football Coach Dies In Single-Vehicle Crash New York State Police have identified the person killed during a single-vehicle crash in the Hudson Valley. Related: 1 Killed In I-84 Newburgh Crash The collision took place in Orange County around 10:50 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 20 near exit 39 on the eastbound side of I-84 in the town of Newburgh. According to Trooper Steven Nevel of the New York State Police, a preliminary investigation revealed that a Nissan Rogue struck the guide rail and flipped into the center median. The driver of the vehicle, identified as Hartford County, Connecticut resident Charles Drury, age 77, of Bri…
Wegmans Slated To Begin Construction On First CT Store In Norwalk Wegmans Slated To Begin Construction On First CT Store In Norwalk
Wegmans Slated To Begin Construction On First CT Store In Norwalk The much anticipated first Wegmans grocery store in the state is slated to begin construction in Fairfield County this spring. Located in Norwalk off Route 1 at 47 Richards Ave., work has already begun on the unique parking structure for shoppers. "We’ve started construction on the parking garage, and we aim to begin construction of the food market foundations this spring," said Wegmans spokeswoman Marcie Rivera. Earlier report: Wegmans To Open First CT Store In Norwalk Rivera said the company anticipates opening in 2025, though an exact date hasn't been identified.  "The sto…
Thousands Of Biometric Gun Safes Being Recalled Due To Faulty Locks That May Fail: CPSC Thousands Of Biometric Gun Safes Being Recalled Due To Faulty Locks That May Fail: CPSC
Thousands Of Biometric Gun Safes Being Recalled Due To Faulty Locks That May Fail: Cpsc Multiple biometric gun safes are being recalled nationwide due to locks that can fail and allow access to unauthorized users, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced.  On Thursday, Feb. 22, the agency issued a series of recall alerts regarding four safes that are subject to the recall due to the faulty locks.  Products subject to the recall:  Awesafe Biometric Gun Safes Awesafe Biometric Gun Safes CPSC MouTec brand Biometric Firearm Safes MouTec brand Biometric Firearm Safes CPSC Machir Biometric Personal Safes Machir Biometric Personal Safe…
2 School Buses Crash In Newtown 2 School Buses Crash In Newtown
2 School Buses Crash In Newtown Two people were injured when two school buses with students on board were involved in a crash in Fairfield County. The crash occurred in Newtown around 9:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 22 in the area of Boggs Hills Road and Sugar Street. According to Lt. Scott Smith of the Newtown Police, the two buses, owned by All-Star Transportation were on their way to Reed Intermediate School and had students on board for morning drop-off. One bus was traveling northbound on Boggs Hill Road and came to a stop at its intersection with Sugar Street, Smith said. The second bus was also traveling…
Greenwich Man Charged With Possession Of Child Porn Greenwich Man Charged With Possession Of Child Porn
Greenwich Man Charged With Possession Of Child Porn A Fairfield County man is behind bars after being charged with possession of child pornography and voyeurism. Deane Hamilton Flood, age 53, of Greenwich, was arrested on Wednesday, Feb. 21 following an investigation by the Greenwich Police Department's Special Victims Section. According to Capt. John Slusarz of the Greenwich Police, the investigation revealed that Flood had child pornography and had also used his cell phone to record voyeuristic videos of numerous people. He was arrested without incident at his place of employment and was charged with three counts of voyeurism/sex pho…
Former Greenwich HS Teacher Admits Possessing Child Porn, Feds Say Former Greenwich HS Teacher Admits Possessing Child Porn, Feds Say
Former Greenwich HS Teacher Admits Possessing Child Porn, Feds Say A 44-year-old man who worked as a teacher at a Connecticut high school has admitted to possessing images and videos containing child pornography, federal officials said. Fairfield County resident Nicholas Skirkanich of Ridgefield pleaded guilty on Wednesday, Feb. 21 to a child pornography possession charge, the US Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut announced.  According to federal officials, in October 2022, an online service provider submitted a CyberTip to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that indicated a TikTok video containing child sex abu…
NBC CT Reporter Mike Massaro Leaving Station NBC CT Reporter Mike Massaro Leaving Station
NBC CT Reporter Mike Massaro Leaving Station After some five years on the screen, informing and entertaining, NBC Connecticut reporter Mike Massaro is leaving the station. A Connecticut native, born and raised in Hartford County, Massaro, who's from Manchester, announced on Friday, Feb. 16 on the X Platform that he will be signing off at the end of the month.  "It has been an amazing journey of reinvention at NBC Connecticut for nearly five years," Massaro wrote. "I challenged myself to use my broadcasting skills in a different yet meaningful way and succeeded. However, I will be leaving the network at month’s end. Onward!" The …
Video Of New England Trans Basketball Player Injuring Female Opponent Goes Viral Video Of New England Trans Basketball Player Injuring Female Opponent Goes Viral
Video Of New England Trans Basketball Player Injuring Female Opponent Goes Viral A girls' basketball player in Lynn, Massachusetts, who was allegedly born male has sparked controversy after a video of them wrenching the ball from a female opponent causing an injury has gone viral.  The Thursday, Feb. 8 game between KIPP Academy in Lynn and Collegiate Charter in Lowell ended in a forfeit after Collegiate Charter's coach pulled his team from competition after multiple injuries had "depleted" his team's bench, the school said in a press release.  KIPP Academy has declined to answer questions about the unnamed player's gender, though multiple outlets have rep…
Fairfield 24-Year-Old Nabbed Again For Child Sex Crimes, Police Say Fairfield 24-Year-Old Nabbed Again For Child Sex Crimes, Police Say
Fairfield 24-Year-Old Nabbed Again For Child Sex Crimes, Police Say A Fairfield County man has been charged with alleged child sex crimes for the second time this year.  Related: School Employee Caught With Child Porn In Fairfield, Police Say Peter Wheeler, Jr., age 24 of Fairfield, was charged on Tuesday, Feb. 20 by Fairfield Police. He was first charged on Tuesday, Jan. 23 for possession of child pornography.  According to Sgt. Michael Stahl of the Fairfield Police Department, detectives continued their investigation into potential criminal activities involving Wheeler, who was a Fairfield Public Schools employee, following his…
Hiltons Selling NY Estate With 8 Bathrooms, 3 Fireplaces For $15M Hiltons Selling NY Estate With 8 Bathrooms, 3 Fireplaces For $15M
Hiltons Selling NY Estate With 8 Bathrooms, 3 Fireplaces For $15M This impressive Long Island estate could be a hotel of its own. Rick and Kathy Hilton have listed their Southampton mansion – located in the hamlet of Water Mill at 9 Fordune Drive – for $15 million. The Hilton Hotels heir and former “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star purchased the 10,500-square-foot residence, complete with six bedrooms and eight bathrooms, in 1999 for nearly $2.4 million, The Wall Street Journal reports.  The entryway at 9 Fordune Drive in Water Mill. The Corcoran Group Situated on 2.7 acres, the home is billed as “quintessential Hamptons grandeur,” acc…
Drunk Driver Nabbed For DUI At Over 2 Times Legal Limit In Wilton, Police Say Drunk Driver Nabbed For DUI At Over 2 Times Legal Limit In Wilton, Police Say
Drunk Driver Nabbed For DUI At Over 2 Times Legal Limit In Wilton, Police Say A 45-year-old man faces drunk driving charges after being caught at more than twice the legal limit in Fairfield County, police said. The man was arrested on Monday, Feb. 12 on drunk driving charges in Wilton. According to the Wilton Police Department, on the day of Meija-Delpinal's arrest at around 1:45 a.m., officers pulled over a black 2020 Ford F-150 truck that had been traveling east on Grumman Hill Road.  The driver, identified as Carlos Meija-Delpinal, a resident of Wilton, appeared to be under the influence of alcohol and admitted to drinking before driving. He then …
New Westport Restaurant Among Dozens Of Locations Fast Casual Chain Plans To Launch New Westport Restaurant Among Dozens Of Locations Fast Casual Chain Plans To Launch
New Westport Restaurant Among Dozens Of Locations Fast Casual Chain Plans To Launch A new Mediterranean-inspired restaurant in Fairfield County that opened less than three weeks ago is already hitting five stars on Yelp for its food and service. Cava, located in Westport at 606 Post Road East -- one of 45 new restaurants the chain plans to open this year -- offers healthy food lovers just that with a wide array of bowls, pits, salads, dips, and dressings. “Our mission is to bring heart, health, and humanity to food, and everything we do at CAVA is grounded in that spirit of generosity, to our guests, our team members, and our community,” said Christian Starkes, the eatery'…