HAN News, June 30

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 in the show, John Kovach joins Kate to take a look at the front pages of our HAN community news sites this week.

Below are some of the stories we are following on Thursday, June 30:

An emergency hearing will be held in a civil case against contractors hired to do renovations on a Stamford home where three girls and two of their grandparents died in a 2011 Christmas Day fire.

The Weston property where the remains of Jeffrey and Jeanette Navin were found is on the market for $1.3 million.

The death of a Westport police officer has been ruled a suicide and the man’s family is looking to use his death to raise awareness about the stress on cops, according to Hearst CT Media.

A young salesman hawking magazine subscriptions in Ridgefield wound up on the wrong side of the law Thursday evening, June 23.

The support for Trumbull K9 Cyrus continues to pour in from the Trumbull community.

Boehringer Ingelheim, with a headquarters in Ridgefield, announced Wednesday that it has eliminated 725 positions in the U.S., including 50 in Connecticut, as the German pharmaceutical company continues an organizational restructuring.

The Town of Trumbull is asking its residents in the coming weeks and months for a combination of patience and a modification of driving habits when it comes to the intersection of Main Street and Broadway Road — as plans to expand the Long Hill Green business district continue to move forward.

Dr. William McKersie, Weston’s new superintendent of schools, will make $272,000 in fiscal year 2016-17, which begins Friday, July 1.

Bob Votruba and his Kindness Bus, traveling the country to spread his message of One Million Acts of Kindness, visited Walnut Beach Wednesday to meet with Girl Scouts who are spreading their own messages of kindness.