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  1. Metro-North Riders Prepare For 1% Fare Hikes In New Year

    Metro-North Riders Prepare For 1% Fare Hikes In New Year

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- A fare increase of 1 percent goes into effect Jan. 1 on the Connecticut portion of the Metro-North New Haven Line. This is the fifth of seven consecutive annual increases requested by Connecticut Department of Transportation to help finance the new M-8 cars. This increase will affect ticket prices for travel between Connecticut and New York stations and ...

  2. Inspirica Collects Holiday Toy Donations To Help Homeless In Georgetown

    Inspirica Collects Holiday Toy Donations To Help Homeless In Georgetown

    NORWALK, Conn. -- TFI Envision in Norwalk is one of the drop-off locations for the 26th Inspirica Annual Holiday Gift Collection. The TFI office, located 111 Westport Ave., will be open 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays to accept donations of new, unwrapped toys from now until Dec. 9. TFI has been a drop-off location since 2009.Inspirica is an independent nondenominational charity. It ...

  3. Weston, Westport To Enjoy Warm Temps, Sunny Skies For Thanksgiving Holiday

    Weston, Westport To Enjoy Warm Temps, Sunny Skies For Thanksgiving Holiday

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- The weather for the Thanksgiving holiday in Fairfield County just gets better as the weekend nears, according to forecasts by the National Weather Service. Tuesday and Wednesday will feature partly sunny skies with highs in the mid-40s, and nighttime lows near freezing. By Thanksgiving Day, it will be almost balmy. The holiday will feature partly sunny skies ...

  4. Blumenthal, Murphy Urge Obama To Take Action On Gun Violence

    Blumenthal, Murphy Urge Obama To Take Action On Gun Violence

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal, both D-Conn., led a group of 24 senators Monday in calling on President Barack Obama to investigate and pursue all possible options under his executive authority to reduce gun violence. In a letter to the president, the senators especially urged him to eliminate a loophole that currently allows individuals without ...

  5. Westport Library Celebrates International Games Day Saturday

    Westport Library Celebrates International Games Day Saturday

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- The Westport Library will celebrate International Games Day on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.International Games Day is a worldwide annual library event that includes games for the entire family, popular tabletop games and a tournament for the board game Revolution! Prizes and giveaways will be available. The schedule is as follows: The Great Hall (main level), all ...

  6. Malloy: Upgrading Metro-North Would Boost Economy

    Malloy: Upgrading Metro-North Would Boost Economy

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says an economic analysis performed on his proposed upgrades to the Metro-North New Haven Line shows his plan would bring almost $10 million in benefits to Connecticut. Malloy claims the study demonstrates that the economic benefits of replacing the Metro-North Railroad commuter system is more than twice the cost of the project upgrades ...

  7. Police: Bridgeport Man Caught Watching Teen Girl Shower

    Police: Bridgeport Man Caught Watching Teen Girl Shower

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – A Bridgeport man was arrested after police said he was caught watching a teenage girl shower last week.Rickardo Rhoden, 35, of Bridgeport, was charged with public indecency, breach of peace and trespassing and was held on $5,000 bond after his arrest on Thursday. Officers responded to a report of an assault involving two men at Beechwood and Laurel Avenue. A male ...

  8. Westport Author Sally Allen Launches New Book At Barnes & Noble

    Westport Author Sally Allen Launches New Book At Barnes & Noble

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- Sally Allen will celebrate the launch of her book "Unlocking Worlds: A Reading Companion for Book Lovers" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, at Barnes & Noble, 1076 Post Road E., Westport.Allen has always loved books, almost to a fault. At the age of 8, she was nearly sent home from a friend’s birthday party for reading during the festivities. She is an avid ...

  9. Man Killed By Train In Stratford Was Reported Missing Two Months Ago

    Man Killed By Train In Stratford Was Reported Missing Two Months Ago

    STRATFORD, Conn. -- A man hit and killed by an Amtrak train Wednesday at the Stratford station has been identified as a Milford resident who had been reported missing, according to the Connecticut Post.The death of Milford resident Daniel McCool, 38, has been ruled a suicide by the state chief medical examiner's office, according to the Post.McCool has been reported missing Sept. 17 and ...

  10. Fairfield County's Kids In Crisis Loses State Funding

    Fairfield County's Kids In Crisis Loses State Funding

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Kids in Crisis, the "911" for children and families facing a non-medical crisis in Fairfield County, is facing termination of its contract with the state of Connecticut.The state of Connecticut, due to budget constraints, has decided to cancel its contract with Kids in Crisis, the Cos Cob-based agency reported Tuesday. This means that southwestern ...

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