Popular Beauty/Spa Business Bluemercury Reopens New Fairfield County Location Popular Beauty/Spa Business Bluemercury Reopens New Fairfield County Location
Popular Beauty/Spa Business Bluemercury Reopens New Fairfield County Location A popular Fairfield County business known for its spa, makeup, perfumes, and luxury skincare solutions has reopened in its new location. Bluemercury recently opened in New Canaan with a glittery store featuring an updated design concept and evolved retail experience. The store features personalized services and offerings, dedicated to premium service and anchored by the “Center Bar” where clients can enjoy consultations, tutorials, and new offerings and discover brands with Bluemercury’s trained beauty experts. Fans of the business will find a new fragrance wardrobe (with brands like D.S.…
Video: 4 Kittens Saved From High-Voltage Area In Stamford By Eversource Worker Video: 4 Kittens Saved From High-Voltage Area In Stamford By Eversource Worker
Video: 4 Kittens Saved From High-Voltage Area In Stamford By Eversource Worker Ready for a new kitten? Soon there will be four up for adoption after the little ones were saved from a high-voltage area in Fairfield County when an Eversource worker spotted the babies while working. The incident occurred in Stamford where Eversource lineworker Branden Collins was working when he noticed a ball of fur and realized there were kittens in a dangerous area with energized lines and transformers, said Jamie Ratliff, Eversource spokesperson. Collins de-energized the area and made it safe to enter so he could grab the kittens.  With the help of Stamford Police and Ani…
Massive Eye Drop Recall Expands: 3 Products Added As List Hits 29; Here's New Rundown Massive Eye Drop Recall Expands: 3 Products Added As List Hits 29; Here's New Rundown
Massive Eye Drop Recall Expands: 3 Products Added As List Hits 29; Here's New Rundown Three new products have been added to a  recall of more than two dozen over-the-counter eye drops because of the risk of eye infections that may lead to vision loss or blindness. The now 29 products are from these brands: CVS Health, Leader (Cardinal Health), Rugby (Cardinal Health), Rite Aid, Target Up&Up, and Velocity Pharma. The alert comes after FDA investigators found bacterial contamination in critical drug production areas of a manufacturing facility. The list the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provided late last month five Cardinal Health, Inc. p…
Fatal Rollover Crash: 19-Year-Old ID'd As Victim On I-691 Ramp Fatal Rollover Crash: 19-Year-Old ID'd As Victim On I-691 Ramp
Fatal Rollover Crash: 19-Year-Old ID'd As Victim On I-691 Ramp A local teenager was killed in a crash on a busy Connecticut roadway. The crash happened in New Haven County around 2:50 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4 in Meriden on I-691. A 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo was traveling eastbound on the Exit 1 ramp when it ran off the roadway and collided with a cable barrier in the right shoulder, according to Connecticut State Police. The Jeep then went down the roadside embankment, and rolled over before coming to an uncontrolled rest after colliding with a tree, police said. The driver was ejected during the rollover sequence and…
CT Man With Self-Inflicted Wounds Dies While In Custody: Inspector General Investigating CT Man With Self-Inflicted Wounds Dies While In Custody: Inspector General Investigating
CT Man With Self-Inflicted Wounds Dies While In Custody: Inspector General Investigating The death of a man who was placed into custody after experiencing a mental health crisis and severely injuring himself has prompted an investigation by the Connecticut Office of the Inspector General into the incident. The investigation will look into an incident that happened in New Haven County on Tuesday, Oct. 31 around 3:45 a.m., when Wolcott Police officers responded to a home on Tyrell Drive where a man was suffering from a mental health crisis. According to the Inspector General's Office, officers were directed to a bedroom in the house, where 52-year-old Wolcott resident Robert…
Suspicious Death: Woman's Body Found Behind American Legion In Bridgeport Suspicious Death: Woman's Body Found Behind American Legion In Bridgeport
Suspicious Death: Woman's Body Found Behind American Legion In Bridgeport Police in Fairfield County are investigating after a woman's body was found "positioned near a dumpster," behind a busy American Legion. The incident occurred in Bridgeport around 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3, at 1028 Stratford Ave.  Bridgeport Police officers responded to the area and found a deceased female in the rear parking lot near a dumpster, said Capt. Kevin Gilleran of the Bridgeport Police. The area where the body was found.  Bridgeport Police Department Medical personnel arrived on the scene and confirmed the woman was dead.  The Detective Bureau responded and took charge of t…
COVID-19: Pandemic Has Caused 'Collective Trauma' Among US Adults, New Poll Reveals COVID-19: Pandemic Has Caused 'Collective Trauma' Among US Adults, New Poll Reveals
Covid-19: Pandemic Has Caused 'Collective Trauma' Among US Adults, New Poll Reveals Adult Americans are still experiencing "collective trauma" nearly four years after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a brand-new poll. The long-term stress sustained since the outbreak began has had a significant impact on well-being, evidenced by a significant increase in reported mental health conditions and chronic illnesses, according to the results of the nationwide survey conducted by The Harris Poll for the American Psychological Association (APA) among more than 3,000 US adults age 18 and older. Those ages 35 to 44 reported the most significant increase in chroni…
Walmart Unveils Remodeling Of 117 Stores: Here's What's New Walmart Unveils Remodeling Of 117 Stores: Here's What's New
Walmart Unveils Remodeling Of 117 Stores: Here's What's New There's a brand-new look at more than 100 Walmarts nationwide. The discount department store unveiled 117 remodeled stores in 30 states on Friday, Nov. 3, the largest single-day rollout of re-grand openings in the history of the company. Walmart says it's invested over $9 billion in the past two years to upgrade more than 1,400 stores across the country. " Each store is designed to deliver a more modern shopping experience and improve the lives of our associates and customers from the moment they step into the new space," Walmart said in a statement. The fronts of the stores hav…
$8.5 Million Psychedelic Mushrooms Found In CT Grow House, Police Say $8.5 Million Psychedelic Mushrooms Found In CT Grow House, Police Say
$8.5 Million Psychedelic Mushrooms Found In CT Grow House, Police Say A 21-year-old Connecticut man was busted for allegedly operating a clandestine psilocybin mushroom growing operation at a home worth more than $8.5 million. The arrest went down in Hartford County in Burlington around 9 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 2 when members of the DEA Hartford Task Force and the statewide Narcotics Task Force arrived at the home after receiving a tip that Westen Soule, of Burlington, was allegedly operating a mushroom grow house. Upon arriving at the home, detectives made contact with Soule and found ventilation equipment throughout the residence consistent with those used i…
Toyota Recalling 1.8M RAV4s Over Hazardous Batteries Toyota Recalling 1.8M RAV4s Over Hazardous Batteries
Toyota Recalling 1.8M RAV4s Over Hazardous Batteries Toyota is recalling more than 1.8 million of its RAV4s over hazardous batteries. According to a press release issued on Wednesday, Nov. 1, some replacement 12-volt batteries of the size specified for 2013 to 2018 RAV4 models have smaller top dimensions than others. If a small-top battery is used for replacement and the hold-down clamp is not tightened correctly, the battery could move and potentially short-circuit, increasing risk of a fire. "Toyota is currently preparing the remedy," the statement reads. "When the remedy is available, Toyota dealers will replace the battery hold-down…
Passenger Caught With Firearm, Ammunition in Checked Bag At Bradley Airport Passenger Caught With Firearm, Ammunition in Checked Bag At Bradley Airport
Passenger Caught With Firearm, Ammunition in Checked Bag At Bradley Airport A passenger was arrested after they were caught with a firearm and numerous rounds in their checked bag at Bradley International Airport in Connecticut, officials said. The incident happened in Hartford County on Monday, Oct. 30, when Transportation Security Administration officers at the airport, located in Windsor Locks, discovered an improperly packaged 9mm firearm inside the person's checked bag, TSA New England announced.  Officers also found 54 rounds inside the bag as well, officials said.  According to the TSA, firearms are only allowed to be transported in a lo…
Fairfield County Congressman Votes Against Expelling Rep. Santos: 'I'm Not F'ing Around' Fairfield County Congressman Votes Against Expelling Rep. Santos: 'I'm Not F'ing Around'
Fairfield County Congressman Votes Against Expelling Rep. Santos: 'I'm Not F'ing Around' A Connecticut congressman is defending his decision to vote against expelling New York Rep. George Santos from Congress despite the fact that he is facing almost two dozen federal criminal charges.  Rep. Jim Himes, who represents Connecticut's 4th congressional district, voted against expelling Santos during a resolution to oust him brought by his fellow New York Republicans on Wednesday night, Nov. 1.  Earlier Report - NY Rep. George Santos Dodges Expulsion From House: 'Victory For Due Process' The 4th District includes parts of Fairfield and New Haven counties, including the cities of B…