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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. Danbury Home Damaged In Smoky Two-Alarm Fire; Residents Displaced

    Danbury Home Damaged In Smoky Two-Alarm Fire; Residents Displaced

    DANBURY, Conn. — A home on Stadley Rough Road was damaged in a smoky two-alarm fire Tuesday evening, but the homeowner and pets are safe, Danbury firefighters said. The Danbury 911 center began receiving reports of a house fire at 5:40 p.m. Tuesday at 43 Stadley Rough Road, fire department spokesman James Gagliardo said. A first alarm response was dispatched immediately. Engine 23 ...

  2. Now Hiring: Danbury Fire Department Looking For More Members

    Now Hiring: Danbury Fire Department Looking For More Members

    DANBURY, Conn. – The City of Danbury Fire Department is looking to add to the ranks. The department is seeking individuals for the position of entry level firefighter.“We are excited to announce the opportunity for dedicated and service-driven applicants to join the Danbury Fire Department. All of our firefighters contribute significantly to the quality of life here in the city. I ...

  3. It's A Snap: McDonald’s Hiring 1,200 Workers In CT This Holiday Season

    It's A Snap: McDonald’s Hiring 1,200 Workers In CT This Holiday Season

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Looking for seasonal work? McDonald’s and its independent franchisees are gearing up to hire 1,200 restaurant employees in Connecticut. A recent survey conducted by Wakefield Research on behalf of McDonald’s shows that 67 percent of Millennials will look for a seasonal job.Knowing more than half of hires at company-owned restaurants are 24 years old or younger, ...

  4. Greenwich's Dalio Adds To Billions But Drops A Spot On Forbes 400 List

    Greenwich's Dalio Adds To Billions But Drops A Spot On Forbes 400 List

    GREENWICH, Conn. – Greenwich's Ray Dalio, the richest man in Connecticut, dropped a rung on the Forbes 400 Ranking of the Richest Americans — but not as much as President Donald Trump. Dalio, whose net worth increased a whopping $1.1 billion, actually dropped from No. 25 to No. 26 on the list, which was released Tuesday. Trump, who has been trumpeting the gains the stock market has seen ...

  5. Special Delivery: Stratford EMT & Paramedic Welcome Baby In Ambulance

    Special Delivery: Stratford EMT & Paramedic Welcome Baby In Ambulance

    STRATFORD, Conn. — Someone was in a hurry! A Stratford EMT and a paramedic made a special delivery Tuesday morning in their ambulance. EMT Michael Egan and Paramedic Steve Parise responded to a "maternity 911 call for a woman in labor," according to a Facebook post from Stratford EMS.While EMS Unit 805 was enroute to the emergency department with the mother, they delivered a ...

  6. Have You Seen This Dog? Lucy Is Lost In Monroe

    Have You Seen This Dog? Lucy Is Lost In Monroe

    MONROE, Conn. — Lucy, a friendly German shepherd, is missing in Monroe, and her family wants her home. Lucy, a black and tan female shepherd, is 5 years old and weighs 90 pounds, according to a Facebook post.She was last seen at 65 Hammertown Road in Monroe. Lucy is wearing a neon yellow collar with tags.She knows the area but has been missing since the weekend.If you have any ...

  7. Danbury Man Driving Pickup Injured In Head-On Crash In New York

    Danbury Man Driving Pickup Injured In Head-On Crash In New York

    Five people were injured in a head-on crash on Tonetta Lake Road in the Southeast, N.Y., on Sunday, said Putnam County Sheriff Don Smith.The crash occurred at about 1:30 p.m. in front of 349 Tonetta Lake Road, just east of Cooledge Drive. A Dodge minivan occupied by three persons collided with a Chevrolet pickup truck driven by a Danbury man with one passenger onboard, said Capt. ...

  8. Danbury Man Faces DWI, Drug Charges After Traffic Stop In NY

    Danbury Man Faces DWI, Drug Charges After Traffic Stop In NY

    SOUTHEAST, N.Y. — Two Connecticut men are facing a number of charges after being stopped by state police in Southeast while in possession of drugs and driving a car with stolen license plates with a blood alcohol content more than triple the legal limit, police said.New York State Police troopers on patrol in Southeast stopped a vehicle, which was driven by 22-year-old Danbury resident ...

  9. Most Livable: Danbury Ranked As One Of The Best Cities To Live In

    Most Livable: Danbury Ranked As One Of The Best Cities To Live In

    DANBURY, Conn. — When it came to USA Today's list of "Most livable: America’s 50 best cities to live in," only one city in Connecticut made the grade. Danbury, in northern Fairfield County, made the list at No. 34. The city has a population of 85,008, a median home value of $297,600, a poverty rate of 8.9 percent and a population of 31.3 percent with at least a bachelor’s ...

  10. Get In Line: Grand Opening This Week At Norwalk's New Chick-Fil-A

    Get In Line: Grand Opening This Week At Norwalk's New Chick-Fil-A

    NORWALK, Conn. — The long wait is nearly over: The new Chick-fil-A in Norwalk is set to open this week.And true to Chick-fil-A tradition, the opening will be celebrated with a 24-hour campout the night before. The first 100 people in line for the campout could win free food from the new fast-food restaurant for a year. The grand opening for the new Chick-fil- A is set for Thursday, Oct. ...

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