1:59pm–#Ansonia CT–Firefighters on the way to the funeral home at 12 Franklin Street for a burning bush that has been extinguished. No comment from Moses…..
1:22pm–#Fairfield CT–Despite no swimming signs posted police were called to the cascade area of Lake Mohegan in Fairfield this afternoon for three people swimming in the area. Two people, two years in a row have drowned in the lake. Last year was ten year old Catherine Perez Trujillo from Bridgeport and in 2011 it was 32 year old Frank Mazzabufi, of Shelton. There is no swimming in this area due to dangerous currents and drop offs in the area.
Wine Tasting in Fairfield Today! 1pm to 6pm Premier Wine and Spirits 525 Tunxis Hill Rd, Fairfield
Viejo Feo Wine of Chile
Pinot Noir Rose: This wine has a clean nose with a crisp, fruit forward flavor with delicate red cherry and citrus notes. It has a sharp acidity that retains its freshness across all palates.
Merlot: This classic grape shows intense ruby red color and is pleasant to nose with a complex and intense vanilla bouquet, with chocolate and red fruits notes. It has a nice final balance of earthiness and tannins in this excellent example of a new world Merlot.
Sauvignon Blanc: Classic example of a new world Sauvignon Blanc with young, cool, green-grassy flavor and a stone mineral edge. Not overly citrus or fruity, this wine has pear, gooseberry and apple notes that together create a very crisp, fresh taste perfect for summer.
Carmenere: In this example of a classic Chilean wine, you have a deep purple, earthy color complimentary of its palate. It has a green, crisp flavor with fruit forward berry notes. It is spicy and bold, and has smooth, well-rounded tannins that is very pleasing and easy to drink.
Parovolini Wine of Veneto, Italy
Bianco de Custoza: This beautiful blend of four grapes grown classically in the Veneto region in Northern Italy has a floral nose with a stony, citrus fruit flavor. It is light bodied, crisp, smooth with a hint of minerality that makes for a perfect summer aperitif wine.
Barone Nero: A classic blend of grapes grown in the Veneto region that come together in a ruby red, full flavored, medium bodied, dry red wine. It has a hint of earthiness and spice along with cherry and coffee notes that come together with a very smooth finish.
Bridgeport Detectives arrested two juveniles Friday in connection with a fire that caused extensive damage to a Poplar Street home. The fire and police departments Wednesday responded to 181 Poplar St.
The fire marshal’s office and detective division responded because of the suspicious circumstances. Detectives Ken McKenna and Art Calvao responded to the scene and met with Fire Department Fire Inspector Richard Balestrieri. After numerous interviews spanning two days, two suspects were identified. On Friday, just after 5:30 p.m. Detectives McKenna and Calvao interviewed the juveniles in front of their parents. The boys admitted to starting the fire using a newspaper and lighter. The juveniles also were identified as starting numerous small fires throughout the Poplar Street area.