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Karen Tensa

Managing Editor, Connecticut ktensa@dailyvoice.com

Karen has lived and worked in Connecticut for more than two decades. Her professional experience includes more than a decade of work as the news editor at The Advocate in Stamford and reporting and editing stints on the staff of The Hartford Courant, among others. She is dedicated to writing local news, enjoying winter sports and reading nonfiction books.

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  1. Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.'s Days In Connecticut On The Holiday

    Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.'s Days In Connecticut On The Holiday

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – As Connecticut and the nation marks Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 17, ConnecticutHistory.org is highlighting his civil rights leader's experiences in the Nutmeg State.ConnecticutHistory.org reminds Connecticut residents that King's dream had its roots partially in Connecticut, where he worked as a 15-year-old to earn money for school and his ...

  2. Darien Teen Skates To Silver Medal In Intermediate At National Championship

    Darien Teen Skates To Silver Medal In Intermediate At National Championship

    DARIEN, Conn. — For the second time in her skating career, Emilia Murdock, a 14-year-old from Darien, has found herself on the podium at the national championships in figure skating.On Sunday, Emilia skated two clean programs to capture silver in the Intermediate Ladies category at nationals for the U.S. Figure Skating Association. The event was held at the Silverstein Arena in Kansas ...

  3. Metro-North Trains Back On Schedule After Delay Due To 'Fire Activity'

    Metro-North Trains Back On Schedule After Delay Due To 'Fire Activity'

    update: Trains were running on time by late Sunday afternoon after hours of delays, Metro-North said. original story: FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Trains on the New Haven Line were experiencing up to 90-minute delays early Sunday afternoon due to earlier "fire department activity" in the vicinity of South Norwalk, Metro-North said on its website and on Twitter. The problems were ...

  4. Viewers Lose Out As WFSB Disappears From Optimum Lineup In Fairfield County

    Viewers Lose Out As WFSB Disappears From Optimum Lineup In Fairfield County

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Some television viewers in Fairfield County found themselves without local CBS programming on Saturday after WFSB/Channel 3 was dropped from the Optimum channel lineup in a financial dispute. In a statement posted on its website, WFSB said Optimum from Altice was to blame for the loss of the local CBS programming for its viewers in Fairfield County. Optimum ...

  5. Norwalk Police: Food Deliveryman Shot, Car Stolen In Armed Robbery

    Norwalk Police: Food Deliveryman Shot, Car Stolen In Armed Robbery

    NORWALK, Conn. — A Chinese food deliveryman was shot and his car on was stolen on Kent Road on a snowy Saturday night, according to a Twitter report from the Norwalk Police Department.  He suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound in his leg in the incident near Norwalk Community College, according to Twitter. Norwalk police detectives are investigating. The deliveryman was robbed ...

  6. Shelton Firefighters Free Victim Trapped In Vehicle After Rollover Crash

    Shelton Firefighters Free Victim Trapped In Vehicle After Rollover Crash

    SHELTON, Conn. — Firefighters from the Echo Hose Hook & Ladder Co. in Shelton responded early Saturday evening to a rollover crash on East Village Road during a snow squall, according to a Facebook post.  Squad 1 and Engine 2 responded to the crash, where one victim was trapped in the vehicle, the post said. The crash was just before 6 p.m.  Saturday. The crash was just one of ...

  7. Snow Showers Causing Slippery Travel Conditions In Weston, Westport

    Snow Showers Causing Slippery Travel Conditions In Weston, Westport

    UPDATED: FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Slippery road conditions were reported late Saturday afternoon across Fairfield County as snow began to fly through the area, the Connecticut Department of Transportation said.A two-vehicle crash was reported on I-95 southbound in Westport between Exits 18 and 17, DOT said. The slippery conditions were reported on I-95 and I-84 as well as Route 7 and ...

  8. Man, 69, Dies After Jumping From Burning Building In Shelton

    Man, 69, Dies After Jumping From Burning Building In Shelton

    SHELTON, Conn. — A 69-year-old man found badly burned at the foot of a burning commercial building early Saturday in Shelton has died from his injuries, according to the Valley Independent Sentinel.The fire, which fully engulfed the fourth floor of the building at 33 Hull St., was reported at about 5 a.m. Saturday, police told the Valley Independent Sentinel.Randol Rios, a Shelton ...

  9. Metro-North Reports Delays On New Haven Line After Issues With Wires

    Metro-North Reports Delays On New Haven Line After Issues With Wires

    update: FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Metro-North reports that most delays have been resolved on the New Haven Line as of late Wednesday morning. original story: FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Metro-North was reporting delays in Connecticut on Wednesday morning due to problems with the overhead catenary wires. Delays of 10 to 15 minutes were reported on the New Haven Line, as well as on the ...

  10. Y's Men To Hear About Westport's Business Climate From Chamber Chief

    Y's Men To Hear About Westport's Business Climate From Chamber Chief

    WESTPORT, Conn. — The Y's Men will get an insider's look at the current business climate in town as the head of the Westport Weston Chamber of Commerce speaks at the group's next meeting. Matthew Mandell, the chamber's executive director, will be speaking at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at the Saugatuck Congregational Church.He will also explain what the chamber has been up to and what ...

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