FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Here’s a look at the top stories from around Fairfield County from the past week.
Ridgefield mourned the tragic deaths of three teenagers in two separate accidents:
- Cathryn “Carey” Depuy and Ryan Adams, both 18, were killed when the rented single-engine Cessna 150 that she was piloting crashed near Colgate University, where both were freshmen. Depuy was remembered for her leadership as captain of the high school cross country team .
- Adams, a graduate of St. Luke's School in New Canaan, rose quickly through the ranks of Boy Scouts and earned his Eagle Award at age 13.
- Ryan Meegan, a 19-year-old sophomore at the University of Connecticut who died in a car vs. truck collision about 10 miles from campus, bonded with his rugby teammates at UConn and soccer teammates at Ridgefield High.
A man was arrested after leading police on a chase along Route 7 through Wilton that ended as officers used spike strips to stop the fleeing car at the Wilton-Ridgefield border.
Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch is struggling in his for re-election after the state struck down his bid to run on the November ballot as the candidate of the Job Creation Party .
A Norwalk man was arrested after police said he crashed his car head-on into a police cruiser while driving drunk in Darien.
Two men were arrested after a violent home invasion in Stamford left the homeowner beaten beyond recognition after stabbing one of the suspects, police said.
Retired Shelter Rock Elementary School principal Julia Horne is this year’s recipient of the Heart of Women Award from the Women’s Business Council in Danbury.
Students at Sacred Heart University bonded over the U.S. visit of Pope Francis and embraced his environmental message.
Westport residents are bracing for the possibility of a TV show titled "The Second Fattest Housewife in Westport," a single-camera family comedy in development at ABC.
Suni Unger, founder and CEO of Unger Publishing, is the force behind the Greenwich WINE + FOOD Festival that is now in it's fifth year.
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