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  1. Wilton Historian Leads Walking Tour Of Preserved Buildings

    Wilton Historian Leads Walking Tour Of Preserved Buildings

    WILTON, Conn. -- The public is invited to learn about Wilton's history with a guided walking tour on Saturday of the Wilton Historical Society’s preserved buildings at Lambert Corner.The outing is being led by Wilton Historian, author and former first selectman Bob Russell. Participants will meet at the Historical Christmas Barn at 11 a.m. and the tour will run until noon.Russell, ...

  2. State Dismisses Charges Against 71-Year-Old Fugitive Found In Sherman

    State Dismisses Charges Against 71-Year-Old Fugitive Found In Sherman

    SHERMAN, Conn. -- A Connecticut Superior Court judge has dismissed the charges against a 71-year-old Sherman man who was arrested earlier this year after 48 years as a fugitive from Georgia, according to the Hartford Courant.Robert Stackowitz broke out of the Carroll County Prison Work Camp in Georgia in August 1968 while serving a 17-year prison sentence for robbery.This past May, ...

  3. Work Of Walker Family Featured In Wilton Library Cartoon Exhibit

    Work Of Walker Family Featured In Wilton Library Cartoon Exhibit

    WILTON, Conn. -- An art exhibit comprised of cartoons is coming to the Wilton Library with an opening event on Friday, Oct. 14.The reception will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. The cartoonists who will be on display during the exhibition are from the Connecticut Chapter of the National Cartoonists Society. Items on display are all original and were ...

  4. Wilton Ranks Among The Safest Towns In Connecticut

    Wilton Ranks Among The Safest Towns In Connecticut

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Fairfield County boasts 10 of the top 20 safest cities in Connecticut, including the number one town, Ridgefield, according to a study conducted by Safewise.These Fairfield County towns are not only among the safest in Connecticut but in the country. The top five were all from Fairfield County with Ridgefield, Wilton, Weston, Easton and Redding finishing in ...

  5. Bill Clinton To Visit Greenwich, Litchfield For Hillary Clinton Fundraisers

    Bill Clinton To Visit Greenwich, Litchfield For Hillary Clinton Fundraisers

    GREENWICH, Conn. -- Bill Clinton is scheduled to stump for Hillary in Greenwich as well as towns in Litchfield County on Monday, according to the Connecticut Post.The 42nd president has stops planned in Warren and New Preston, despite polling that shows the Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has the lead in Connecticut over GOP opponent Donald Trump, according to the ...

  6. Shofar In The Park Will Celebrate Rosh Hashanah In Westport

    Shofar In The Park Will Celebrate Rosh Hashanah In Westport

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- Shofar in the Park, a 30-minute high holiday service for Rosh Hashanah, is coming to Westport on Oct. 3.The Jewish New Year celebration will take place at 5:15 p.m. when the ancient instrument will be blown at Riverside Park. The event is free, open to the public and will take place rain or shine.Riverside Park is located at 427 Riverside Ave. in Westport. For more ...

  7. WalletHub: Connecticut Ranks As Tenth Best State For Teachers

    WalletHub: Connecticut Ranks As Tenth Best State For Teachers

    Connecticut was ranked 10th overall as a great place to be a teacher, according to the personal finance website WalletHub.Analysts compared the teaching opportunities in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. based on 16 metrics. The data analyzed pupil-teacher ratio, average starting salary, school safety and other areas. Connecticut scored,Third: Median Annual Salary for Teachers ...

  8. Metro-North Tweaks Schedules For October, Closes Devon Transfer Point

    Metro-North Tweaks Schedules For October, Closes Devon Transfer Point

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Metro-North changes will take effect on Sunday, Oct. 2 with slight timetable adjustments and transfers returning to Bridgeport as a result of Devon Transfer Point closing.The changes aim to improve on-time performance during peak hours as well as accommodate upcoming track and infrastructure work. The Devon Bridge work will be completed, and the temporary Devon ...

  9. Himes Casts Lone Vote Against Tax Breaks For Olympians

    Himes Casts Lone Vote Against Tax Breaks For Olympians

    GREENWICH, Conn. -- Connecticut Democrat U.S. Rep. Jim Himes (D-4th District) was the only member of the House of Representatives to vote against a bill giving U.S. Olympic and Paralympic medalists a tax break, according to The New York Times.The bill is on the cusp of being signed into law by President Obama after passing the House 415 to 1 and clearing the Senate earlier this ...

  10. Connecticut Violent Crime Rate Lowest Since 1974, FBI Report Shows

    Connecticut Violent Crime Rate Lowest Since 1974, FBI Report Shows

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Connecticut’s crime rate is at a 50-year low, with violent transgressions the lowest levels since 1974, and overall numbers the lowest since 1967, FBI records show. Connecticut also has seen the second largest decrease in violent crime nationwide.Crime numbers from 2015 released by the FBI indicate an 8.5 percent change over the previous year.The drop in ...

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