WCBS 880 is beginning a weekly series – One Tank Trips – focusing on destinations you can get to by car and in one day. We’ll have a new installment every Wednesday through October.
Lance Cpl. Roger Muchnick Jr. was one of seven Marines killed on March 18 when a mortar shell exploded in its firing tube during an exercise at Hawthorne Army Depot in Nevada. He was 23.
Roger Muchnick, 23, grew up in Westport and was a popular athlete in Staples High School’s class of 2008.
A travel ban was lifted in Connecticut after 24 hours of orders to stay off the roads, but cleanup was far from over Saturday afternoon following the blizzard that left more than 3 feet of snow in some parts of the state.
Jeffrey Schare, 43, had been a coach at Staples High School in Westport, where he also taught math. Police said his victims are now 12 and 8 and the older girl had complained to a counselor at her school.
One Connecticut woman’s idea of a political statement has landed her in handcuffs.
At a news conference, Malloy urged anyone trapped in their home by water to move to the highest point possible. That includes the roof for those in single-floor homes, Malloy said.
Gov. Malloy has again urged shoreline residents to heed his evacuation order. He declared a state of emergency on Saturday. Malloy said Sandy is forecast to cause more flooding damage than the state saw in the devastating hurricane of 1938.
Westport First Selectman Gordon Joseloff said he knows from experience not to expect reimbursement for security costs during a private presidential visit, but pointed out the president raised $2 million for his re-election campaign when he visited a couple weeks ago.
There was more fallout Thursday from President Barack Obama’s fundraising visit to Connecticut this week. The debate revolves around whether taxpayers should foot the security bill when a candidate comes to raise money.
There was a Secret Service surprise Monday for beach-goers in Connecticut. They were denied access to the surf and sand, all because of a presidential visit later in the evening.
The bridges are in Greenwich (Cos Cob) and Milford-Stratford (over the Housatonic River), as well as Norwalk and Westport. They are over 100-years-old.
The hot and humid summer weather is just around the corner and CL&P spokesman Mitch Gross said the system has been boosted to meet demand.
In New York City, like most places, you still have to sort your recyclable trash: paper, plastic and bottles. But how would you feel about not having to bother?
The 48-year-old Lorenz was arrested early Wednesday morning. Police say they found him slumped over the wheel of his car and when they woke him up he drove away slowly and nearly hit a utility pole.
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