HAN News, March 1

Community mourns high school athlete, future of landmark uncertain after owner's death and more

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Mike Suppe joins us at the sports desk. Donald Eng takes a look back on this day in history.

Below are some of the stories we are following for Tuesday, March 1:

A Shelton man was arrested in connection with a string of residential burglaries that took place in several towns during 2015.

State Police are looking for a 16-year-old “endangered runaway” who was last seen in Bridgeport on Saturday.

Two adults landed in trouble with police for an underage drinking party at their home. Police issued misdemeanor summons to two Darien adults after breaking up the party. Seven teens were issued infractions but police said that as many as 15 were drinking at 4 Palmer Lane residence.

Easton police Chief Tim Shaw urges residents to lock their cars and house windows and doors following a rash of 17 car break-ins at 10 different residences and three burglaries within the past couple of weeks in town.

The doors are locked at the Cobb’s Mill Inn in Weston, following the death of the owner.

As Connecticut average gas prices continue to drop, the national average has bumped up $.04 cents since last week.

Fairfield County teachers are some of the best in the state, according to a website niche.com.

In New Canaan, If a commuter needs a permit for one of the 351 parking spaces provided at the Lumberyard railroad lot, they would have to wait roughly eight years, behind 1,209 people.

New Canaan’s Kathy Giusti, founder of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF), was invited by the White House to participate in the White House Precision Medicine Initiative Summit last week. The PMI Summit highlighted progress made over the past year to advance precision medicine, an approach that tailors disease treatment based upon individual differences in one’s genes, environment and lifestyle.

The Weston Historical Society has teamed up with Diageo’s Don Julio Brand to present its second annual Tequila Tasting fund-raiser on Saturday, March 12.

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