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New Canaan's Edie Brickell Earns Tony Nomination For 'Bright Star'

New Canaan's Edie Brickell Earns Tony Nomination For 'Bright Star'
NEW CANAAN, Conn. — Edie Brickell of New Canaan is enjoying her first Tony Award nomination on Tuesday, earning the honor for her work on music and lyrics for "Bright Star." 

Brickell is nominated along with comedian-musician Steve Martin for Best Original Score Written for the Theatre. ...

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Murphy Introduces Long Island Sound Investment Plan

Murphy Introduces Long Island Sound Investment Plan

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- After decades of overdevelopment and pollution that have threatened the water quality and health of Long Island Sound, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) Monday r...

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Milford Woman Identified Who Ran In Front Of Amtrak Train

Milford Woman Identified Who Ran In Front Of Amtrak Train

MILFORD, Conn. — A 45-year-old Milford woman was identified as the person who was killed Friday after running in front of an Amtrak train near Buckingham Avenue, according to the Connecti...

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2 Men Plead Guilty To Distributing Oxycodone In Weston Overdose

2 Men Plead Guilty To Distributing Oxycodone In Weston Overdose

WESTON, Conn. — Two Hamden men have pleaded guilty to federal charges of providing the oxycodone used by a 22-year-old man who overdosed in Weston and was left in a "persistent vegetative...

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JFK Library Honors Malloy With Profile In Courage Award For Aiding Refugees

JFK Library Honors Malloy With Profile In Courage Award For Aiding Refugees

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy received the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award in a ceremony Sunday morning at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston to honor...

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Special Baby Delivery, Mumps Outbreak Top The Week's News In New Canaan

Special Baby Delivery, Mumps Outbreak Top The Week's News In New Canaan

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Here's a look at the top stories in Fairfield County this past week: Westport first responders helped deliver a baby who arrived unexpectedly at home.Eight cases...

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Walk A Mile In Her Shoes Steps Off In Fairfield To Raise Awareness

Walk A Mile In Her Shoes Steps Off In Fairfield To Raise Awareness

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — It’s not every day that Fairfield Police Chief Gary MacNamara dons bright red peep-toe pumps and struts down the Post Road. But Saturday wasn’t the first time, either. ...

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Construction Will Close Down Some Lanes Of Tappan Zee Bridge This Weekend

Construction Will Close Down Some Lanes Of Tappan Zee Bridge This Weekend

Construction on the new Tappan Zee Bridge span will cause lane closures on the northbound side of the existing bridge on Friday through Sunday. Installation of new piles will cause closu...

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Ex-Darien Woman Gets Two Years In Prison For Stealing From Veterans Group

Ex-Darien Woman Gets Two Years In Prison For Stealing From Veterans Group

DARIEN, Conn. -- A 54-year-old woman who formerly lived in Darien was sentenced Friday to 24 months in prison for embezzling $800,000 from a Darien-based veterans services organization an...

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Amtrak Train Strikes, Kills Person In Milford In Second Fatality Of The Day

Amtrak Train Strikes, Kills Person In Milford In Second Fatality Of The Day

updated: MILFORD, Conn. — Train service has resumed on the New Haven Line between Bridgeport and New Haven after a person was hit and killed by a train in Milford, Metro-North said Friday...

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Amtrak, Shoreline East Service Resumes After Death On Tracks Near Guilford

Amtrak, Shoreline East Service Resumes After Death On Tracks Near Guilford

GUILFORD, Conn. — A person was hit and killed on the tracks by a Boston-bound Amtrak Acela train just west of the Guilford East station, according to the New Haven Register. The person wa...

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