HAN News Update, Oct. 29


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

This Thursday, the HAN team is in location at Darien High School and, despite, some windy weather, bring you the latest news.

A Wednesday fire destroyed a garage on Turkey Roost Road, despite the efforts of 20 firefighters and seven trucks.

A fire at a Stratford chemical plant on Tuesday evening left one firefighter with a facial injury.

Police say a teenager in Danielson grabbed a samurai sword and slashed a man who was trying to break into his eastern Connecticut home.

The drug dealer who allegedly met with Ridgefield resident Brian Schiavetti and is charged with his murder July 22, 2012, went on trial Oct. 21 in Newark, N.J.

State Police are asking for the public’s help in catching a man wanted for possession of child pornography and promoting a minor in an obscene performance.

There has been a recent outbreak of vandalism in Weston at the Bisceglie and Morehouse ball fields, disappointing Little League officials and prompting police to take notice.

A New Haven man allegedly hit a co-worker on the head with a roofing tool while doing repair work on top of the Milford Public Library.

Two positive developments this past week have developer Richard Carratu smiling and work proceeding after a hiccup at the 18-26 Locust Ave. site of New Canaan’s new Post Office.

There will be 100 new parking spaces in downtown Milford within three months, and more to come within the next three years, city officials said Wednesday as they announced the completion of a city land purchase in downtown Milford.

Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) Commissioner James Redeker will join state and local officials to officially open Weston’s new Route 57 bridge (aka The Cobb’s Mill bridge) to traffic, on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 1:30 p.m. in Weston.

In Ridgefield, A red-tailed hawk was a friendly one for a least a day last week at a home on Rainbow Lake. Susan and Dean of Mountain Road told the Ridgefield Press.