FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Here's a look at the top stories in Fairfield County from last week:
- The town of Fairfield was stunned when a man was shot and killed by a police officer in a confrontation after a domestic violence incident at his home on Mountain Laurel Road on Tuesday morning. The man's 15-year-old son managed to wrestle a baseball bat from his father’s hands in the attack as his injured 13-year-old sister ran from their house and called 911. The wife and a 12-year-old son remained hospitalized with stabbing and blunt-force trauma injuries. The Fairfield Police Department on Wednesday identified Sean Fenton, a decorated 25-year veteran of the force, as the officer who fatally shot the father, Christopher Andrews, 51, when he refused to drop his knife. Fairfield First Selectman Michael Tetreau said the town was shocked by the tragedy, but a planned candlelight community vigil was canceled at the family's request.
- Stamford Mayor David Martin announced that he has stage-zero melanoma and pledged to use his diagnosis to raise awareness for early detection of cancer.
- A Shelton woman has found her dream job: running the Bring the Hoopla hula hoop store in town .
- Shelton police arrested two Derby men after a home invasion on Geissler Drive in which they demanded money at gunpoint in December.
- Before a Valentine’s Day concert at Webster Bank Arena, Latin music icon Marc Anthony got a gift from Mayor Joseph P. Ganim — the key to the city of Bridgeport.
- A suspected drug dealer from Derby was arrested on federal charges in connection with two heroin overdoses in Shelton and a heroin-related death in Derby in a 24-hour period.
- Two schools in Greenwich -- Greenwich Academy and the Brunswick School -- rank among the top 100 private schools in the country.
- Stamford's Jane Ubell-Meyer put together special gift bags worth thousands for Hollywood's A-list women.
- 2400 Expert SAT Prep, a company with an office in Darien, landed a $250,000 investment from billionaire Mark Cuban on “Shark Tank.”
- Frank "Chip" Gawle, a music teacher at Wilton High School and a North Stamford resident, was one of 10 finalists nationwide for the Music Educator Award presented by the Grammy Foundation and The Recording Academy.
- Brothers Graziano and Maurizio Ricci opened a Monroe outpost of their Norwalk restaurant, Osteria Romana, to the delight of diners.
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