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Karen Tensa

Managing Editor, Connecticut ktensa@dailyvoice.com

Karen has lived and worked in Connecticut for more than two decades. Her professional experience includes more than a decade of work as the news editor at The Advocate in Stamford and reporting and editing stints on the staff of The Hartford Courant, among others. She is dedicated to writing local news, enjoying winter sports and reading nonfiction books.

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  1. Contractor Charged With Bilking New Canaan Homeowner Out Of $12K

    Contractor Charged With Bilking New Canaan Homeowner Out Of $12K

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. — A 37-year-old Norwalk man was arrested after he failed to complete over $12,000 worth of plumbing and carpentry work at a New Canaan home, police said. Jose B. Ruiz, of 92 Cedar St., Apt. E9, turned himself in to police at 7:10 p.m. Wednesday in connection with the complaint. He was charged with conspiracy to commit second-degree larceny.He took a $12,195 check from ...

  2. Man, 56, Charged With Leaving Threatening Notes At Starbucks In New Canaan

    Man, 56, Charged With Leaving Threatening Notes At Starbucks In New Canaan

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. — A 56-year-old New Canaan man was arrested after he left three handwritten threatening notes at the Starbucks on Park Street, police said. Glen K. Dunbar, of 186 Lakeview Ave., Apt. 4, was arrested at 2:40 p.m. Tuesday and charged with second-degree breach of peace, New Canaan police said.Officers had been called to the Starbucks at about 10 a.m. Tuesday after an ...

  3. Boughton Hits Fox Business To Pitch Danbury As Home Of Amazon HQ2

    Boughton Hits Fox Business To Pitch Danbury As Home Of Amazon HQ2

    DANBURY, Conn. — The state of Connecticut is officially pushing Stamford and Hartford for Amazon’s second world headquarters. But Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton isn't giving up hope for his city. The popular Republican mayor known for his social media savvy turned to the airwaves Thursday to make the pitch for Danbury with an appearance on the Fox Business program “Mornings With ...

  4. Lanes Reopen On I-95 In Greenwich After Crash

    Lanes Reopen On I-95 In Greenwich After Crash

    Update: The crash scene has been cleared and the lanes of I-95 have reopened. GREENWICH, Conn. — A one-car rollover crash has closed at least one lane of southbound I-95 in Greenwich on Thursday morning, according to the state Department of Transportation. The crash is between Exits 4 and 3, and the right and center lanes are closed in the area, DOT said. The crash was reported at about ...

  5. Westport Police: Man Captured After Manhunt Dropped Stolen Gun During Chase

    Westport Police: Man Captured After Manhunt Dropped Stolen Gun During Chase

    WESTPORT, Conn. — A man who was arrested after an hourlong manhunt in a Westport neighborhood on Saturday dropped a stolen handgun during the chase, police said Wednesday.  At about 11 a.m. Saturday, Officer Taylor Field stopped a suspicious vehicle on Bridge Street and asked the driver — Dahonta J. Robert-Hilliard, 27, of Bridgeport — to step out, police said.Robert-Hilliard got out of ...

  6. Children’s Unit, With Under-The-Sea Theme, Opens At Stamford Hospital

    Children’s Unit, With Under-The-Sea Theme, Opens At Stamford Hospital

    STAMFORD, Conn. — The new Cohen Children’s Unit at Stamford Hospital provides a new space for treating young patients while supporting the whole family — all in a renovated wing of the Whittingham Pavilion.The unit opened earlier this month, with 10 all-private patient rooms with individual bathrooms. Each room is designed with plenty of space to house the latest healthcare technology ...

  7. New Canaan Asked To Cut Water Use By 10% As Drought Conditions Continue

    New Canaan Asked To Cut Water Use By 10% As Drought Conditions Continue

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Aquarion Water C. is asking customers in Darien, Greenwich, New Canaan and Stamford to shut down irrigation systems and sprinklers for the season.A lack of rainfall led Aquarion to make the request on Wednesday as drought conditions continue in the southwest corner of the state. The Greenwich reservoir system at 48 percent capacity — well below the 67 percent ...

  8. Worth The Wait: Campers Get In Line First At New Chick-Fil-A In Norwalk

    Worth The Wait: Campers Get In Line First At New Chick-Fil-A In Norwalk

    Update: Chick-Fil-A in Norwalk is now open. Click here for a story from Daily Voice on the grand opening.NORWALK, Conn. — Lyle Allen and Jes Ritchie of East Norwalk were so excited about the new Chick-Fil-A that they camped out for 24 hours before the grand opening on Thursday morning. Their dedication — and willingness to camp in the parking lot at 467 Connecticut Ave. — paid off. ...

  9. State Lawmakers Announce Connecticut Budget Deal — Finally

    State Lawmakers Announce Connecticut Budget Deal — Finally

    Republican and Democratic state lawmakers announced Wednesday afternoon that they have reached a tentative state budget deal, according to the Hartford Courant. The lawmakers offered few details, but said the tentative deal was reached after days of closed-door meetings at the Capitol in Hartford, the Courant said. The deal was made without major input by Gov. Dannel Malloy, the Courant ...

  10. Greenwich Man, 20, Busted On Drug Charges After New Canaan Traffic Stop

    Greenwich Man, 20, Busted On Drug Charges After New Canaan Traffic Stop

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. — A 20-year-old Greenwich man was arrested on multiple charges Tuesday night after officers found pot in his car during a traffic stop in New Canaan, police said.Jack James Portu, of 10 The Ave., was pulled over at 8:55 p.m. on Old Stamford Road after an officer saw that his southbound vehicle had a defective marker light, police said.After pulling over the car, the ...

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