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Jay Polansky

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Born and raised in Fairfield County, Jay graduated from Fairfield University. He has written for Hearst Connecticut Newspapers.

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  1. Stamford Day Care Owner Charged With Manslaughter In Death of Baby Girl

    Stamford Day Care Owner Charged With Manslaughter In Death of Baby Girl

    STAMFORD, Conn. — A 35-year-old Stamford day care owner was charged in the death of a 2-month-old baby girl in her care, who died after being rushed to the hospital from her Stamford day care center in July, police said Monday.Police charged Nydia Carrillo-Maldonado, who owned Little Bears Beginnings Daycare, with first-degree manslaughter and risk of injury to a minor, police said ...

  2. Take A Walk Inside A Whale At Norwalk's Maritime Aquarium

    Take A Walk Inside A Whale At Norwalk's Maritime Aquarium

    NORWALK, Conn. — Several boaters have reported spotting whales in the waters of Long Island Sound off the coast of Fairfield County, but one whale has been spotted on land — in the Maritime Aquarium.This whale doesn’t consume marine life or breach the high seas. It is an inflatable walk-in model that offers visitors the chance to see the inside structure of the mammal that has ...

  3. Letter From Convention: Stamford Delegate Pushes Progressive Platform

    Letter From Convention: Stamford Delegate Pushes Progressive Platform

    STAMFORD, Conn. — Stamford resident Nina Sherwood is attending the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia as a Connecticut delegate. Here are her reflections on her experience Wednesday at the convention in her own words:Third day of the Democratic National Convention and things are still severed. Most of the top-billed speeches were excellent. Vice President Joe Biden always ...

  4. Daughter Of Sandy Hook Victim: Hillary Clinton Will Fight For Gun Reforms

    Daughter Of Sandy Hook Victim: Hillary Clinton Will Fight For Gun Reforms

    PHILADELPHIA – The daughter of the principal murdered in the Sandy Hook School massacre delivered an impassioned speech at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday evening, offering her emphatic support of Hillary Clinton as a candidate who would fight to protect Americans from gun violence.“We don’t need another Charleston or San Bernardino or Dallas or countless other acts of ...

  5. Letter From Weston Delegate: Incredible As Democrats Unified Behind Clinton

    Letter From Weston Delegate: Incredible As Democrats Unified Behind Clinton

    WESTON, Conn. — Hillary Clinton made history when the Democratic Party nominated her Tuesday night as the first female candidate for president for a major party. Barbara Reynolds — head of the Democratic Town Committee in Weston — was a witness to the events Tuesday night, Her are her thoughts on Tuesday at the convention in her own words:It was an incredible evening, and [I’m] so proud ...

  6. Letter From Connecticut Delegate: Bernie Nod To Hillary Showed Unity At DNC

    Letter From Connecticut Delegate: Bernie Nod To Hillary Showed Unity At DNC

    NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk resident Chris Yerinides is attending the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia as a Connecticut delegate. Here are his reflections on his experience Tuesday at the convention in his own words:My second day at the Democratic National Convention proved much calmer than my first.I started off my morning by eating breakfast with the Connecticut delegation. ...

  7. State Closes New Fairfield's Popular Squantz Pond Due to Water Quality

    State Closes New Fairfield's Popular Squantz Pond Due to Water Quality

    NEW FAIRFIELD, Conn.— If you're looking to beat the July heat, Squantz Pond in New Fairfield is no longer an option for Wednesday.The swimming area at the popular state park is closed as of Wednesday morning due to issues with water quality, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced. The department said it would resample the water quality later ...

  8. Letter From Convention: Emotional Day For Sanders Delegate From Connecticut

    Letter From Convention: Emotional Day For Sanders Delegate From Connecticut

    STAMFORD, Conn. — Stamford resident Nina Sherwood is attending the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia as a Connecticut delegate. Here are her reflections on her experience Tuesday at the convention in her own words:Wow! Day 2 was an emotional one. Roll call, which I thought would be fairly boring, was actually a lot of fun. Each state got to say a few interesting things ...

  9. Letter From Convention: First-Time Delegate From Norwalk Finds Unity On Bus

    Letter From Convention: First-Time Delegate From Norwalk Finds Unity On Bus

    NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk resident Chris Yerinides is attending the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia as a Bernie Sanders delegate. Here are his reflections on his experience Monday at the convention in his own words:Today I attended my very first Democratic National Convention with the great honor of representing Connecticut’s 4th District as an elected delegate for U.S. ...

  10. Letter From Convention: Stamford Delegate Still Stands Strong For Sanders

    Letter From Convention: Stamford Delegate Still Stands Strong For Sanders

    STAMFORD, Conn. — Stamford resident Nina Sherwood is attending the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia as a Bernie Sanders delegate. Here are her reflections on her experience Monday at the convention in her own words: I am honored to be a part of the first day of the Democratic National Convention. Today started with a meeting about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and ...

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