HAN Connecticut News, Oct. 24

Body found in Shelton ravine, dual swim meet honoring beloved New Canaan teacher, more

Coffee Break, HAN’s daily Connecticut news show, airs weekday mornings at 11 a.m. at live.HAN.Network, and is hosted by Kate Czaplinski. You can watch it on-demand later or see video below.

Below are some of the top stories we are following on Monday, Oct. 24:

In Shelton, the body of a 56 year-old man was found late Sunday morning at 70 Longfellow Road.

Hearst CT Media reports A pregnant woman died Sunday from a suspected heroin overdose.

The Milford Police Department has an ongoing investigation into females being robbed in hotels/motels while offering services on a website called backpage.com, and this week arrested a suspect for the second time in connection with the crimes.

In Trumbull, the Police union is slamming the actions of a Police Commissioner. Saying Police Commission Chairman Roger McGovern has “shamed the pride, professionalism and reputation of our department,” the Trumbull Police union voted “no confidence” in him Thursday night.

A truck got stuck under the railroad overpass bridge on the Post Road in Darien on Sunday afternoon.

Mrs. Green’s Natural Market on the corner of Cherry, Park and Pine streets in New Canaan is closing on Oct. 31 “for the next six months.

In Ridgefield, residents driving around town between Monday, Oct. 24, and Friday, Oct. 28, should be aware of milling work that’s being completed this week.

The Weston Food Pantry will offer donation pickup service that began Saturday, Oct. 22. The program, called Weston Food Pantry Pick Ups, is meant to support the Food Pantry’s effort to continuously stock its shelves by offering an easy and flexible option for Weston residents wishing to donate groceries to the pantry.  

Blue ribbons have been tied around trees on the downtown Milford Green to show support for a young woman battling a brain tumor.

Earlier this month, Monroe Police Officer John McAulay and his K-9 partner, Murphy, competed in the Stephen A. Ketchum K-9 Challenge.

 

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