Senior Helpers open Fairfield location, second in state

Photo: Contributed Photo / Connecticut Post Image 1of/1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Senior Helpers has opened a location in Fairfield, at 1700 Post Road. Senior Helpers has opened a location in Fairfield, at 1700 Post Road. Photo: Contributed Photo / Connecticut Post Senior Helpers open Fairfield location, second in state Back to Gallery FAIRFIELD — Senior

Branford man charged with DUI after dump truck seen swerving on Route 58 in Easton

EASTON >> A 48-year-old Branford man has been arrested on a DUI charge after his dump truck was seen swerving on Route 58. Police received a 911 call at 9:45 p.m. on July 12 from a caller who reported the truck “was crossing the double yellow line nearly striking oncoming vehicles.” Easton police said. Read more of  Branford man charged with DUI after dump truck seen swerving on Route 58 in Easton

Daughter turns in mom’s ex-boyfriend for harassment

EASTON, Conn. (WTNH)  – A Fairfield man has been arrested on charges related to violating a protective order after repeatedly making harassing phone calls to his ex-girlfriend’s daughter. Easton Police have charged 47-year-old Mark Steinfeld with criminal violation of a protective order, harassment in the second degree, and disorderly conduct. According to police, Steinfeld was arrested in February for domestic violence at which time a protective order was issued against him having any contact with the woman or her family. On July 8 the woman’s daughter told police that Steinfeld has been Read More …

Swerving dump truck leads to Easton DUI arrest

Police received a 911 call at 9:45 p.m. on July 12 from a caller who reported the truck “was crossing the double yellow line nearly striking oncoming vehicles.” The driver, John Warfield, of Warfield Road, was arrested for operation of a commercial motor vehicle under the influence and failure to keep right on a curve.   Read more of  Swerving dump truck leads to Easton DUI arrest

Branford man arrested after crashing vehicle while allegedly driving drunk

EASTON, Conn. (WTNH) — A Branford man is facing multiple charges after he crashed a dump truck last week. On July 12, officers received a 911 call reporting that a dump truck was driving erratically northbound on Route 58 from Fairfield. Callers told police that the truck was crossing the double yellow line and nearly struck oncoming vehicles. Officers received multiple calls saying the truck went off of the road on Route 58 near Burr Street, but were told the truck did not strike anything. While officers were en route Read More …

‘Brews & BBQ’ festival takes place at Ives Concert Park; Spin Doctors headline

Photo: SONY DSC / Contributed Photo Image 1of/2 Caption Close Image 1 of 2 Spin Doctors will perform at the “Brews & BBQ” festival at Ives Concert Park in Danbury on Saturday, July 22. Spin Doctors will perform at the “Brews & BBQ” festival at Ives Concert Park in Danbury on Saturday, July 22. Photo: SONY DSC / Contributed Photo Image   Read more of  ‘Brews & BBQ’ festival takes place at Ives Concert Park; Spin Doctors headline

Bridgeport attorney sentenced in foreclosure scheme

Photo: Brian A. Pounds / Brian A. Pounds Image 1of/1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Former Bridgeport Conn. attorney Bradford Barneys, 51, will serve a 30-month prison sentence, after his conviction on charges of helping an Easton man scam area homeowners and his own scheme to defraud the buyers of commercial property on Boston Avenue in Bridgeport. less Former Bridgeport Conn. attorney Bradford Barneys, 51, will serve a 30-month

Hundreds without power in Weston, Wilton

The day after strong thunderstorms moved through Connecticut, the town of Weston has the most power outages in the state. Eversource reports Friday monning that 696 customers are without electricity. The outages in this heavily wooded town are from downed trees and branches onto utility wires. Wilton, which borders Weston, has 100 outages. Easton has ll outages. Only one power outages is reported in Greenwich. In all, 926 of Eversource’s 1.3 million customers have no power.   Read more of  Hundreds without power in Weston, Wilton

Attorney who targeted distressed homeowners sentenced to 30 months in prison

ODENTON, Md. (WTNH) — An attorney who was involved in a scheme that targeted distressed homeowners will be doing time in prison. Bradford Barneys, 51, of Odenton, Md. was sentenced to 30 months of imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release for his involvement in a fraud scheme that targeted Connecticut homeowners. According to court documents and statements made in court, between 2010 and Nov. 2015, Barneys conspired with Timothy Burke, formerly of Easton, Conn. to defraud individuals, mortgage lenders, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Read More …

You said it

Predictable opposition The Connecticut Republicans’ newly announced state budget proposal calls for no increases in taxes, $2 billion in state union concessions, and a 10 percent reduction in our oppressively large state workforce. The largest state employee union in Connecticut, the AFSCME, and Democrat Speaker of the House Joe Aresimowicz, himself a highly paid employee of AFSCME, predictably oppose this budget. This Republican budget is a very responsible, badly needed budget that must be passed. Grant Monsarrat, Easton At risk Forty-three percent of Medicaid enrollees are children. Ken Camarro, Fairfield Read More …

Easton residents want warnings of town meetings resinstated

EASTON — Some Easton residents have recently expressed disapproval of the town’s decision to no longer send residents postcards announcing special town meetings. “The town has not sent out cards for town meetings or the Board of Finance public hearing for some time,” state representative Adam Dunsby (R-Easton) said via email.   Read more of  Easton residents want warnings of town meetings resinstated

Former Easton Police Commissioner Sentenced In Federal Steroid Case

A former Easton police commissioner was sentenced to three years of probation Wednesday for his role in a steroid distribution ring, federal officials said. Raymond J. Martin, 50, pleaded guilty in March to unlawful possession of a controlled subtance, the U.S. Attorney’s office said. He was charged… Read more of  Former Easton Police Commissioner Sentenced In Federal Steroid Case

Former Easton Police commission member sentenced for involvement in steroid distribution ring

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — An Easton man will face probation and a fine after illegally distributing steroids and other drugs. Raymond Martin, 50, was sentenced on Wednesday to three years of probation and a fine of $10,000 after being involved in the steroid distribution ring that put former Newtown Police sergeant, Steven Santucci, behind bars. The investigation revealed that Santucci and others were receiving steroid ingredients from China and then manufacturing and distributing the compound in large quantities. Related Content: Former Newtown Officer Sentenced During the investigation, Martin was recorded on Read More …

Easton EMT arrested after illegal weapons found

According to Barlow’s Linkedin profile, he is a an SHU student pursuing a bachelor’s of science degree in biology, pre-medicine,pre-medical studies. According to Duxbury Deputy Chief Stephen McDonald, on Monday after a lengthy investigation, Duxbury Police Detectives acquired an arrest warrant for Christopher Barlow, 20, of Back River Way, Duxbury. The investigation was conducted with assistance from members of the Easton Connecticut Police Department, Connecticut State Police, U.S. Homeland Security, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms (ATF) and the Massachusetts State Police.   Read more of  Easton EMT arrested after Read More …

Regional notebook: Softball Hall of Fame inductees; Gintoli elected

Published 9:59 pm, Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Image 1of/1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Gintoli Gintoli Regional notebook: Softball Hall of Fame inductees; Gintoli elected Back to Gallery SOFTBALL HALL OF FAME: Bob Baird of Stratford, Amber Radomski of Easton and William Zettergren are among the latest USA Softball of Connecticut   Read more of  Regional notebook: Softball Hall of Fame inductees; Gintoli elected

Former Trump, Ganim aid to host discussion in Easton

Former Trump, Ganim aid to host discussion in Easton The book’s profiles are informed by Grimaldi’s professional work with then-businessman Donald Trump and then-and-again Bridgeport mayor Joe Ganim, as well as highlights from his career as a reporter—including for The Post—covering mobsters, politicos and even “paranormal investigators.”   Read more of  Former Trump, Ganim aid to host discussion in Easton

Pretrial held Monday in case against Easton man accused of killing parents

EASTON, Conn. (WTNH) — The case against an Easton man accused of killing his parents is moving forward. There has been no word on whether Kyle Navin attended the private pretrial hearing on Monday. He and his girlfriend are accused of killing Jeffrey and Jeanette Navin. Their bodies were found in Weston back in 2015. Related Content: Connecticut man charged in parent killings appears in court Court documents say the couple was upset about their son’s behavior and drug use, and planned to cut him out of their wills. Read more of  Pretrial Read More …

Letter: Land trust issue continues

To follow up on my letter to the editor last week, “Questionable Treatment of Volunteer,” about the dismissal of long-time open space advocate Lisa Brodlie, Aspetuck Land Trust had a decent turnout at its annual meeting on Saturday at Trout Brook Valley in Easton. During a Q&A after new board members were elected by a show of hands — the unofficial tally was 76 to 19 — we were told among other things that the Land Trust intends to implement more programs to connect young children with the land, the Read More …

Case continued of Easton man accused of killing his parents

Navin is charged with two counts of murder and one count of murder under special circumstances which carries the maximum term of life in prison without release. The operations manager of his father’s Easton garbage collection company, Navin is accused of separately shooting his parents to death and later hiding their bodies under debris in a friend’s yard in Weston.   Read more of  Case continued of Easton man accused of killing his parents

Pretrial discussions set for Easton man accused of killing parents

BRIDGEPORT — The case of a Connecticut man accused of killing his parents after they threatened to cut him out of their wills is set to return before a judge for more pretrial discussions. The private hearing in Kyle Navin’s case is scheduled for Monday in Bridgeport Superior Court.The 28-year-old Easton man has pleaded not guilty to murder charges in the deaths of his parents, Jeffrey and Jeanette Navin. The couple’s bodies were found in Weston in October 2015, two […] Read more of  Pretrial discussions set for Easton man accused of killing Read More …

Pretrial discussions set for Connecticut man accused of killing parents

BRIDGEPORT >> The case of a Connecticut man accused of killing his parents after they threatened to cut him out of their wills is set to return before a judge for more pretrial discussions. The private hearing in Kyle Navin’s case is scheduled for Monday in Bridgeport Superior Court. The 28-year-old Easton man has pleaded not guilty to murder charges in the deaths of his parents, Jeffrey and Jeanette Navin. Read More of  Pretrial discussions set for Connecticut man accused of killing parents

In Easton, deer head found on road, bears seen, dog attacked

EASTON – First it was a deer head found on a road, followed by two bear sightings and then, the attack of a canine in the dog park. According to Animal Control Officer, a witness, verified the incident. The animal control officer left message for the aggressive dog owner to contact animal control regarding the attack and the moves by Jagger.   Read more of  In Easton, deer head found on road, bears seen, dog attacked