HAN News Update, Dec. 1


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Kate Czaplinski is joined by Donald Eng who takes a look back on this day in history. Rob Adams gives us the latest sports and weather.

Here are some of the stories we are following for Tuesday, Dec. 1:

A service is scheduled for the Danbury restaurant owners who died in a plane crash in North Salem N.Y. two weeks ago.

A New Haven woman is accused of ramming her car into police cruisers in Orange, knocking an officer onto the hood as she fled an alleged shoplifting.

Squirrels are out to ruin Christmas in one Connecticut city.

Electrical wiring in the basement staircase led to a fire that destroyed a historic Monroe house early Sunday morning, according to Fire Marshal William Davin.

On Monday afternoon, Nov. 23, police were called to end an argument at the New Canaan High School parking lot.

More than 200 ash trees will be chopped down at Putnam Park in Redding this winter, part of an initiative to gain some profit from the trees before they are infected by the Emerald Ash Borer insect. They will be removed and processed into sawnwood and firewood by a licensed lumberjack.

Police are investigating several break-ins at offices at the Brick Walk commercial complex in Farifield, 1275 Post Road, according to the Fairfield Citizen.

The New Canaan Town Council approved the Saxe Middle School renovation and expansion project and the $18.6 million to pay for it.

Condominium sales in Ridgefield are hot this year, and they are perhaps no hotter than the new Coach Homes 55-and-older project being built on Sunset Lane.

The Stratford Chamber of Commerce, an affiliate of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council, Mayor John Harkins and the Economic Development office invites the public to attend a ribbon cutting at the Lazy Dog Tavern located at 2505 Main Street in Stratford on Tuesday, Dec. 8, at 6 p.m.

The Hebrew Congregation of Woodmont/Chabad will hold three Chanukah events during the holiday, the first in Milford this weekend.

Ridgefield is not only the safest town in Connecticut and one of the best towns in Connecticut in which to live. It is also the most generous.