HAN News, June 3

Coffee Break, HAN’s daily news update, airs weekday mornings at 11 a.m. at live.HAN.Network, and is hosted by Kate Czaplinski. You can watch it on-demand later or see video below.


Later, we recap the most read and shared stories of the week, across our HAN Network newspapers.

Rod Adams has a Nutmeg Sports Update and Donald Eng takes a look back on this day in history.

Below are some of the stories we are following on Friday, June 3:

According to Hearst CT Media, A 17-year-old Greenwich teenager accused of a fatal hit-and-run collision initially told police investigators that he hit a deer, not a pedestrian when they went to his home to question him.

In Shelton, People were upset following the Board of Ed’s decision to deny the Conklin family their request to receive an honorary diploma for their late son at Shelton High School’s annual graduation ceremony. That decision has since been reversed, but according to the Shelton Herald people were so upset, they went to social media to “bash” Board of Ed Chairman Mark Holden following the May 25 meeting.

A Fairfield gymnastics coach has been charged with possessing suspected PCP after being stopped on Interstate 95.

The Valley Independent Sentinel is reporting that Ansonia’s school board finalized a $31,260,484 budget Wednesday that will result in four layoffs.

Firefighters came to the rescue of a dog in Middletown this morning.

A Shelton man and Berlin woman are charged with forgery following a fishing license check on the Quinnipiac River.

Will Trumbull town administrators move forward in its pursuit of a new Trumbull community center or will calls to immediately stop the process be answered?

In Ridgefield, Plans for a new St. Mary Church, on High Ridge facing down Catoonah Street, have been announced by the parish. The future of the 120-year-old St. Mary Church building on Catoonah Street is unclear