HAN News Update, Feb. 9

Coffee Break, HAN’s daily news update, airs weekday mornings at 11 a.m. at live.HAN.Network. Or watch it on-demand later (see video below).


Rob Adams brings us the latest in local sports and weather. Donald Eng takes a look back on this day in history.

Could you be costing yourself money by not recycling properly?  The HAN Network talked to the City of Milford’s Acting Sanitation Foreman Bill Plantamura about the do’s and don’ts of recycling. You will be surprised just how much you can recycle and might learn a thing or two about what can’t go in.

Below are some of the stories we are following on Tuesday, Feb. 9:

A Bridgeport resident who was bitten by a raccoon that tested positive for rabies is receiving the vaccine to treat the disease.

Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he has introduced legislation aimed at reducing wait times experienced at the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) by enacting several measures into state statute that will streamline services for customers.

In Milford, in addition to collecting funds to save St. Gabriel School from closing, parents have filed an appeal to the Archdiocese of Hartford regarding a decision to close the school in June.

A 52-year-old Norwalk woman is facing multiple charges in an apparent identity theft and burglary.

A Milford woman was arrested on a warrant Feb. 5, charged with punching a police officer during an incident in December.

New Canaan Police Chief Leon Krolikowski, with his two captains and the three police commissioners behind him, told the Board of Finance meeting on Feb. 4 that the Board of Selectmen’s recommended cut of $66,000 from his 2017 salary budget request would result in the removal of the officer now assigned to Saxe Middle School.

The Downtown Milford Business Association will present ‘Love Local – Have a Heart’ week now through Monday, Feb. 15 at participating member businesses throughout downtown.

Love is in the air, and that means it’s time to bust a move and break down at the Valentine’s Day Dance Party sponsored by the Trumbull MORE Group.