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

See the stories that topped the news in Westport last week.
See the stories that topped the news in Westport last week. Photo Credit:

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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