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Karen Tensa

Managing Editor, Connecticut ktensa@dailyvoice.com

Karen has lived and worked in Connecticut for more than two decades. Her professional experience includes more than a decade of work as the news editor at The Advocate in Stamford and reporting and editing stints on the staff of The Hartford Courant, among others. She is dedicated to writing local news, enjoying winter sports and reading nonfiction books.

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  1. No Buffet Today: Opening Delayed At Connecticut's First Golden Corral

    No Buffet Today: Opening Delayed At Connecticut's First Golden Corral

    MILFORD, Conn. — The much-anticipated opening of Connecticut's first Golden Corral buffet restaurant has been delayed.The restaurant posted the following message on its Facebook page: "Contrary to media announcements, we would like to inform the public we will NOT be opening ... March 30, 2017. We appreciate your enthusiasm and patience! Please continue to follow our progress and ...

  2. State Police Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting In Bridgeport

    State Police Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting In Bridgeport

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A Bridgeport police officer was involved in a shooting Wednesday night in the area of Woodmont Avenue, Connecticut State Police said. State police were investigating after the suspect was transported to the hospital.No police officers were shot, state police said.Connecticut News12 said a burglary suspect was shot in the face by a police officer. Earlier in the ...

  3. Swastika, Racist & Anti-Semitic Graffiti Found At Ridgefield High School

    Swastika, Racist & Anti-Semitic Graffiti Found At Ridgefield High School

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. — A swastika was discovered along with racist and anti-Semitic graffiti on the outside of Ridgefield High School, the Ridgefield Press said.  Ridgefield High Principal Stacey Gross sent an email Wednesday, reminding students, staff and parents of the school's values, the Press said.   “I wish to emphasize that those who create such statements serve to offend all of us ...

  4. Police: Expect Heavy Traffic As Connecticut's First Golden Corral Opens

    Police: Expect Heavy Traffic As Connecticut's First Golden Corral Opens

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — As Connecticut's first Golden Corral prepares to open Thursday for hungry patrons, be prepared for gridlock on the roads as well as at the restaurant's buffet. Even the Milford police issued a warning for Thursday, which is grand opening day for the hugely popular chain."Expect heavy traffic in the area of Turnpike Square for the opening of Golden Corral, ...

  5. Driver Suffers Injuries In Crash Into Naked Greens In Wilton

    Driver Suffers Injuries In Crash Into Naked Greens In Wilton

    WILTON, Conn. — No charges have been filed against the driver who lost control of his car early Saturday and slammed into the Naked Greens restaurant on Danbury Road/Route 7 in Wilton, according to The Hour. Zachary Prete, 20, of Orange, was northbound at 2:30 a.m. Saturday when he lost control of his car, traveled across the southbound lanes and slammed into the building at 239 Danbury ...

  6. Bethel Man, 51, Pleads Guilty To Drug Charges Linked To 2 Overdose Deaths

    Bethel Man, 51, Pleads Guilty To Drug Charges Linked To 2 Overdose Deaths

    BETHEL, Conn. — A 51-year-old Bethel man who pleaded guilty to charges connected to the drug overdose deaths of two women in Bethel is facing up to 20 years in prison, prosecutors said Tuesday.Paul Mignani waived his right to be indicted and pleaded guilty Tuesday to possession with intent to distribute, and distribution of, heroin and cocaine, according to U.S. Attorney for Connecticut ...

  7. Dense Fog Expected Overnight In Ridgefield, May Hinder Morning Commute

    Dense Fog Expected Overnight In Ridgefield, May Hinder Morning Commute

    Update: The Dense Fog Advisory was canceled overnight by the National Weather Service. FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — After a dreary day, patchy dense fog will develop late Monday night across Fairfield County, potentially causing hazardous driving conditions through the Tuesday morning commute, the National Weather Service said. A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect from midnight until noon ...

  8. Shelton Mom Charged With Hiding Stolen Items In Daughter's Toy Stroller

    Shelton Mom Charged With Hiding Stolen Items In Daughter's Toy Stroller

    SHELTON, Conn. — A 24-year-old Shelton woman hid hundreds of dollars worth of stolen merchandise in daughter’s toy stroller in a shoplifting scheme in Macy’s on Saturday night, Milford police said.Colleen Daly of 132 Spring Glen was charged with fifth-degree larceny, risk of injury and interfering with arrest. Police were called to the Macy's in the Connecticut Post Mall at 1201 Boston ...

  9. Putnam Park Sunoco In Bethel Razed; New Store To Rise On Route 58 Site

    Putnam Park Sunoco In Bethel Razed; New Store To Rise On Route 58 Site

    BETHEL, Conn. — Motorists who regularly travel Route 58 near the Bethel-Redding border have surely noticed a change in the landscape. The Putnam Park Sunoco Store, located at 124 Putnam Park Road in Bethel, has been completely razed, and the site is surrounded by a fence.But something bigger and better is on the way to the site, located just north of Putnam Memorial State Park on a ...

  10. Protesters Make Big Stink About Tax Loopholes For Billionaires In Greenwich

    Protesters Make Big Stink About Tax Loopholes For Billionaires In Greenwich

    GREENWICH, Conn. — Members of the Working Families Organization descended on Greenwich on Saturday with an unusual task: They delivered invoices to the estates of billionaire hedge fund managers and private equity managers as they called for an end to tax loopholes for the wealthy.The group of about 30 protesters traveled by bus from Bridgeport to Greenwich for the event, which they ...

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