Disabled Westport Train In Freezing Temps Tops News This Week

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See the stories that topped the news in Westport this week.

WESTPORT, Conn. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Westport this week:

  • More than 200 passengers were stranded in freezing temperatures when a Metro-North train broke down for two hours just short of the Greens Farms stop in Westport.
  • Thousands of commuters were stranded for hours on Thursday evening after a system-wide computer malfunction stopped all three of the Metro-North train lines.
  • A surprise storm dumped nearly a foot of snow on Westport and brought single-digit temperatures with it.
  • Java Coffee & Cafe, a popular Idaho-based coffeehouse, opened at 44 Church Lane in downtown Westport.
  • Paul Seeman, 59, a former California Superior Court judge was arrested and charged with fighting with his wife Kristin Seeman, 69,  at the Delamar Hotel in Southport.
  • A babysitter from Fairfield was arrested and charged with punching and kicking police officer in New Canaan.
  • A growing number of people in Fairfield County don’t always know where their next meal is coming from, according to a new study done by the Fairfield County Community Foundation.
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