Scott opposes omnibus housing bill

HARTFORD, CT — A contentious zoning reform proposal calculating affordable housing needs was going to be mandated, but the bill narrowly approved in the early morning hours on Saturday turned it into a study, according to a press release issued…

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Driver denies drinking, officers find gin and tonic in his cup holder, a bottle, nips

MONROE, CT — A 31-year-old Pastors Walk man pulled over for allegedly driving his gray 2019 Ram 1500 pickup truck erratically Wednesday night, kept apologizing to officers, saying he has allergies, while holding up a strip of Zyrtec pills, according to police. He reportedly denied drinking several times, but officers smelled the odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from him, police said. A large bottle of gin on the floor behind the driver’s seat was half full, police said, adding officers also found two small, half full nip bottles of Yukon Jack and an empty blackberry brandy nip bottle in…

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After rave reviews, Aldi heads toward approval

MONROE, CT — Barbara Fahr says she has been a loyal shopper at Aldi grocery stores for over 40 years. “When we moved to town 16 years ago, I was disappointed there wasn’t an Aldi here — and the closest one was in Orange,” she told the Planning and Zoning Commission during a hearing Thursday night. Fahr and other residents who spoke may be pleased to hear Planning and Zoning Administrator Rick Schultz will draft a resolution to approve a new Aldi location at Town Line Plaza, 205 Monroe Turnpike, which commissioners will vote on next meeting. The plaza currently…

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Panther finish 5th in CIAC Division II State Golf Tournament

TRUMBULL, CT — The Masuk Girls Golf team placed fifth overall in the CIAC Division II State Tournament on Monday at Tashua Knolls. Senior captain Lauren Breyan led the way for Masuk with a score of 93, which earned her 14th place. Senior captain Isabella Roy shot a 95, which earned her 18th place. Senior Elissa Campos (102), freshman Abigail Yeager (106), and senior captain Gabriella Pena (116) provided the additional scores for Masuk. Masuk finished in second place in the Southwest Conference Tournament at Fairchild Wheeler last Tuesday. The Panthers completed the season with a 16-3 record in matches…

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