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  • Funeral Home Loses License After Ashes Mix-Up

    Funeral Home Loses License After Ashes Mix-Up
    A Kansas City, Missouri, funeral home is being forced to close its doors after a metro man feared that he didn't get his wife's ashes, and a state investigation confirmed his fears. On Tuesday, the State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors revoked...
  • Tornado in CT? Weather Service Investigates

    Tornado in CT? Weather Service Investigates
    For the second time in less than a month, federal meteorologists are in Connecticut, trying to determine whether or not a tornado struck. Westport, about 40 miles northeast of New York City, and Litchfield in Northerwestern Connecticut are where National...
  • NWS Confirms Tornado Hit Bronx Neighborhood

    NWS Confirms Tornado Hit Bronx Neighborhood
    According to the National Weather Service, it was indeed an EF-1 tornado that ripped through the Riverdale and Fieldston sections of the Bronx on Sunday. The tornado hit around 3 p.m., bringing fierce winds that topped 100 mph and leaving a swath of...
  • Funerals For Two Heroes: Bridgeport Firefighters Remembered

    Funerals For Two Heroes: Bridgeport Firefighters Remembered
    Before the morning rush hour Friday, firefighters from as far away as western Canada began gathering downtown, for back-to-back funerals for two city fire officers killed in a house fire July 24. "We're volunteers but we just had to come," said Deb...
  • Barcelona Restaurateur's New Outdoor Kitchen

    Barcelona Restaurateur's New Outdoor Kitchen
    If you're searching for the home of Barcelona Wine Bar restaurateur Sasa Mahr-Batuz, just follow the smoke. Tucked deep in the woods of Weston with a white horse for a neighbor, the split-level modernish home is not easy to find. But if you sniff the...
  • Power Restored In Grays Harbor County

    A power outage in Grays Harbor that affected about 425 people is now over. The outage took place in the area along highway 105 from Ocean Spray to the Westport Y intersection. It started around 5 a.m. Monday morning and was restored by 6 a.m. No word yet...
  • Baby Seal Found In Bathtub Released Into The Ocean

    Baby Seal Found In Bathtub Released Into The Ocean
    Life is back to normal for a seal pup released at Ocean Shores Tuesday. Back in June we told you about a couple who found him alone on the beach in Westport and thought he had been abandoned. They took him back to their hotel and kept him in the...
  • Same-Sex Marriage Law An Economic Boon For State

    Same-Sex Marriage Law An Economic Boon For State
    Nikki Wells and Barbara McNickles, a 40-something lesbian couple from Ohio, didn't think of themselves as economic trendsetters when they got in their car and drove to Connecticut on a chilly day in March last year. They just wanted to get married....
  • Missing Elderly Couple Found

    Missing Elderly Couple Found
    The elderly Long Island couple who had been missing since Thursday night, turned up without a scratch Friday in Westchester County. John and Marian Rogan, 85 and 86 respectively, were found in Eastchester. The Rogans live at the Bristal Assisted...
  • Food Scene: Boathouse at Saugatuck

    Food Scene: Boathouse at Saugatuck
    The Boathouse At Saugatuck 521 Riverside Ave., Westport, (203) 227-3399, saugatuckrowing.com Food writer's confession: I rarely get to a restaurant more than once or twice. On duty, there's always new places to try. Off duty, I'm cooking in my own...
  • 7 Days: 9/1 - 9/7

    7 Days:  9/1 - 9/7
    Thursday, September 1 A FILM WITH YARBLES Itty on to that old sinny the Avon Theatre tonight, oh my brothers, and turn your glazzies to a special screening of A Clockwork Orange. It's a dobby old science fiction film from that bezoomy director Stanley...
  • Many Strays and Homeless Dogs in Connecticut's Shelters are Rescued From Other States

    Many Strays and Homeless Dogs in Connecticut's Shelters are Rescued From Other States
    If you're looking for a dog on Petfinder.com, you'll see this again and again. You click on a likely-looking dog offered by a Connecticut shelter and read this: "Ralphie is still in Georgia," or "Fifi is still in Kentucky." You could call it an underhound...