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Kathy Reaks has worked as a reporter in the local news business since 1984, starting as a news clerk and working her way up. She spent 17 years at Florida Today in Melbourne, Florida as a general assignment reporter, crime reporter, entertainment reporter and restaurant critic. She worked four years at Hometown News as a general assignment reporter, then another two years at Spacecoast Daily in Cocoa Beach, Florida. She attended Eastern Florida State College in Melbourne, Florida.
Stop & Shop To Close Bridgeport Location, Food Bazaar To Take Over, City Officials Say
A Stop & Shop store is closing in Connecticut due to declining revenue, as is the M&T Bank inside the supermarket
Located in Bridgeport at 2145 Fairfield Ave., the store will close early next year, said Caroline Medeiros, a spokeswoman with Stop & Shop.
"Stop & Shop has made the difficult decision to terminate the lease for our store located at 2145 Fairfield Ave., in Bridgeport, Connecticut, as the store was not meeting financial expectations," Medeiros said.
All associates will be allowed to transfer to other Stop & Shop locations, she said.
A spokesman for M&am…
36-Year-Old Dutchess County Man Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash in Hyde Park
A 36-year-old was killed in a rollover crash in the region.
The collision took place in Dutchess County around 5:15 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 10 in the area of 537 Salt Point Turnpike in the town of Hyde Park.
According to Chief Robert Benson of the Hyde Park Police, Tyler J. McEnroe, of Millbrook, was driving a 1997 Subaru Hatchback when he lost control, overturned, and was partially ejected.
McEnroe, the only person in the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene, Benson said.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation. If anyone witnessed the auto accident, please reach ou…
Waterbury Man Convicted Felon Busted With Illegal Guns, Ammunition, Police Say
A Connecticut convicted felon is being held on a $2.5 million bond following a warrant raid on his apartment in which guns and ammunition were allegedly found.
New Haven County resident Hipolito Lopez, age 49, of Waterbury, was charged on Wednesday, Dec. 6, said Lt. Ryan Bessette of the Waterbury Police.
During the raid of Lopez's apartment, officers recovered a ghost gun assault rifle, two handguns, four high-capacity magazines, and various kinds of ammunition, Bessette said.
Lopez, a convicted felon, is prohibited from possessing any firearms or ammunition. His prior convictions inv…