HAN News, July 1

Foamy fountain, fireworks postponements, top stories of the week, a goodbye to Rob Adams and more

Coffee Break, HAN’s daily news update, 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.

Later in the show, we send-off Sports Director Rob Adams with some highlights from the past year and he says goodbye. HAN’s new Sports Director Frank Granito starts July 5.

Below are some of the stories we are following on July 1:

With rain and storms in the forecast for this evening, many towns that had schedule fireworks displays are postponing.

Monroe Police have arrested a suspect in an attempted burglary in town June 2.

A silver alert has been issued for a 13-year-old with special needs from New Britain, the family said.

Ridgefield’s Cass Gilbert Fountain looked more like an overflowing washing machine this week.

Reports of a naked man running around on Kings Highway East Thursday afternoon in Fairfield turned out to be partially true.

Connecticut State Police Trooper in Danielson arrested a Killingly man who had a semi-automatic weapon and heroin and had been arrested on similar charges in Rhode Island.  

Fourth of July celebrations are about to begin and, with them, dozens upon dozens of fireworks displays. Although consumer fireworks are legal in Connecticut, many fire officials locally are strongly discouraging amateurs from using them.

Metro-North offers early getaway trains on Friday, July 1 on the Hudson, Harlem, and New Haven Lines.

With the 4th of July weekend just days away, the Shelton Police Department, Valley Substance Abuse Council, and Next Street Driving School have teamed up to reduce the effects of distracted, reckless, or driving under the influence by sharing tips, facts, and by reenacting a DUI check.

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