HAN News March 11

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Rob Adams joins us with a Nutmeg Sports Update. Donald Eng takes a look back on this day in history.

Below are some of the stories we are following this week:

In Bridgeport A woman was stabbed and her car stolen this morning by a man who police believe also robbed a gas station on Thursday night.

Platt Technical High School in Milford is being evacuated again for the second day in a row because of an unspecified threat.

Ridgefield Police have arrested a 21-year-old local man in connection with burglaries last fall in the Mamanasco Road area.

The search is on for a bear that killed a goat in Watertown and a trap has been set up to lure the animal.

Darien Superintendent Dr. Dan Brenner made recommendations towards a revised master plan for the schools at the Board of Education meeting on March 9, and there were no shortage of eye catching changes.  One major revision and recommendation is the addition of lights to the stadium at Darien High School.

New Canaan High School students were shown what it’s like to drive under the influence while driving a golf cart around an obstacle course with impairment goggles Thursday at Dunning Field.

Representatives of the 41st Annual Milford Oyster Festival Committee and the 2015 contribution recipients met at the Milford Chamber of Commerce recently for a presentation of charitable funds, which totaled $19,500.

We also take a look at the top stories across our websites this week, including:

Family and friends are mourning Weston native Victoria McGrath, who nearly three years ago survived the Boston Marathon bombing, and has died in a car crash last week overseas.

The Trumbull community is reeling in grief again this week after two tragic deaths of young men.

Another story that grabbed a lot of attention this week involved a Stamford woman being banned from the Darien Library following an outburst on March 3.

In some happier news, many were interested to hear that a Milford athlete has inked a deal with the Mets.

The HAN Network’s sports editors and broadcasters have nominated 19 male and female athletes for the Winter Week 12 HAN-FCIAC Athletes of the Week.