Tropical Storm Watch in effect for southern Connecticut

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Long Island, southern Westchester, and coastal and southeast Connecticut, according to the National Weather Service at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17. Hurricane Jose was about 650 miles south-southeast of New York City and due east of South Carolina. The Weather service predicts that Hurricane Jose will track northward through the western Atlantic … read more

Winds, rain from Jose possible here Tuesday / Wednesday

There is a chance for strong gusty winds and heavy rain in Fairfield County Tuesday into Wednesday next week related to Hurricane Jose, which is in the Atlantic Ocean headed north toward Bermuda. Jose, with maximum sustained winds of 80 mph as of Saturday 8 a.m., is forecasted to lift north towards Long Island through early next week, according to the National … read more

UPDATED: New Canaan resident Mike Handler running for governor

[Updated 12:20 p.m. July 18] New Canaan resident Michael E. Handler is a Republican candidate for governor of the state of Connecticut.  Handler, currently the director of administration for the City of Stamford and volunteer director of the Office of Emergency Management for the Town of New Canaan, announced on July 18 that his filing of a candidate committee has … read more