HAN News Update, Nov. 23

Fire boat sinks, Out-of-state woman scams Redding resident out of $60,000 and more

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Kate Czaplinski is joined by Sports Editor Mike Suppe for the latest high school sports updates. Donald Eng also takes a look back on this day in history.

Later in the show Kate welcomes two special guests who tell us about the upcoming Fairfield Christmas Tree Festival.

Here are some of the stories we are following for Monday, Nov. 23:

A 50-year-old Stamford man died Sunday after falling from his fishing boat on Lake Waramaug, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said.

A large portion of a downed small plane — believed to be carrying a couple who have been longtime Danbury restaurant owners — was too heavy to be pulled from a Westchester County reservoir on Sunday, according to the News Times.

The Milford Fire Department boat sunk Saturday night.

St. Vincent’s Medical Center is conducting an emergency preparedness drill today. The drill will focus on proper procedures for responding to an unattended and suspicious package.

A woman from Oklahoma is accused of scamming an 81-year-old Redding resident out of $60,000.

Two weeks after being re-elected as the high vote-getter in the six-way school board contest in Ridgefield, board member Chris Murray has resigned from the Ridgefield Board of Education.

In Stratford, The contaminated Raymark ball field could be linked with the former Contract Plating site and the nearby Department of Public Works and transformed into a light industrial complex.

An estimated 200,000 people lined the streets of downtown Stamford for the 22nd UBS Parade Spectacular on Sunday. Giant balloons and floats worked their way through the city streets, dodging traffic lights and power lines to the cheers of spectators.

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