HAN News Update, Jan. 14

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).


Kate Czaplinski is joined by Rob Adams for high school sports updates. Donald Eng also takes a look back on this day in history.

Donald Eng also joins Kate to take a look at the front pages of our HAN Network community newspapers.

Below are some of the stories we are following on Thursday, Jan. 14:

With the news General Electric is leaving Fairfield and the state Connecticut for Boston Massachusetts, Republican state  legislators including State Sen. Tony Hwang (R-28), and State Reps. Brenda Kupchick (R-132) and Laura Devlin (R-134) expressed extreme disappointment.

According to the Milford Mirror police arrested two men in connection with a Nov. 2, 2015 shooting incident at the Howard Johnson Hotel located at 1052 Boston Post Rd., Milford.

Yesterday, Shelton police arrested a 38 year-old Waterbury man for fleeing police after he allegedly tried to fill a phony prescription.

The community farm where Stratford residents grow vegetables and flowers will now be named for the former state representative who was instrumental in making it such a success.

More than 100 people came out Monday night for a Community Conversation on Opiate Addiction at Sacred Heart University, an event hosted by several Fairfield County state legislators and attended by many area officials.

It is hunting and trapping season in Connecticut, and it is legal to trap coyote, fox, beaver and other fur bearing animals in designated public areas and on private property, so long as the trapper has a state permit.

An unofficial survey conducted by the Redding Park & Recreation Commissioner John Board suggests the majority of the town would be in favor of an annual ice rink being installed at Redding Community Center beginning next year.

The United Church of Christ in the Devon section of Milford has kept its doors open for all people for more than 100 years, and recently took a step to make the church even more inclusive.