Former Westport Coach's Guilty Plea To Sexual Assault Tops Week's News

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

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

  • Former swim coach Jeffrey Schare, 44, from Westport's Staples High School pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting two Fairfield girls.
  • The Ridgefield woman whose 15-month-old son died after her husband forgot him in a hot car said she has forgiven her spouse.
  • Beth DiLoreto, regional vice president of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services New England Properties, and Darcy Sledge, a sales executive in the Westport office, were named one of Commercial Record’s Women of FIRE.
  • Madonna Badger, 50, who lost her parents and three daughters in a Christmas Day fire in Stamford in 2011, married longtime friend Bill Duke.
  • Paolo and Clara Cavalli are looking forward to opening their new restaurant in Fairfield, Brick + Wood, in the location of his family's restaurant Ponte Vecchio in early September.
  • Westport detectives brought the third suspect Derek Gilliam, 27, of Bridgeport, in a TD Bank branch robbery earlier this month back to Connecticut to face charges.
  • Westport Police arrested Amanda Alarcon, 28, of Shelton, on charges of stealing $580 worth of items from a CVS.
  • The Westport Public Library is offering a computer-programming workshop for children age eight and older.
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