FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Here's a look at the top stories in Fairfield County this past week:
- Donald Trump's presidential campaign rolled into Bridgeport, rallying supporters inside the Klein while at the same time drawing protesters outside .
- A number of high schools in Fairfield County earned top marks from U.S. News & World Report in its annual ranking. Honored schools include Weston High School at No. 4, Ridgefield High School at No. 5, Wilton High School at No. 7, Greenwich High School at No. 10, Darien High School at No. 11, Staples High School in Westport at No. 14, Joel Barlow High for Easton and Redding at No. 15, Fairfield Ludlowe High School at No. 16, New Canaan High School at no. 17, Fairfield Warde High School at No. 18, Brookfield High School at No. 25, Academy of Information Technology & Engineering in Stamford at No. 28; Masuk High School in Monroe at No. 34, Westhill High School in Stamford at No. 35, Brien McMahon High School in Norwalk at No. 42.
- A 32-year-old Bridgeport man was arrested and held on $1 million bond in connection with the city's only murder of 2016, a shooting death in February.
- Two famous Fairfield County residents will be appearing on U.S. currency. Marian Anderson, a former resident of Danbury, will be featured on the $5 bill. Ridgefield suffragist Alice Paul, who will appear on the new $10 bill.
- Newtown police have charged a Shelton man in the death of a 90-year-old Brookfield man in a two-car crash.
- A 19-year-old woman was charged with negligent homicide in a crash last September that killed two fellow University of Connecticut students, including one from Ridgefield.
- A Shelton woman is celebrating her 100th birthday.
- Metro-North officials identified the Stratford man who was struck by a Metro-North train and said his death does not appear to have been an accident.
- Greenwich Police have seized the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run crash that killed a Cos Cob man.
- A 21-year-old woman was arrested in a bust of a drug factory in a Rowayton condo, where officers seized 671 bags of heroin and enough powdered heroin to fill another 3,000 bags.
- A Darien teen was charged with setting a 5-acre fire at Woodland Park.
- Eversource has temporarily suspended its tree-trimming and removal program in New Canaan.
- A family of four was displaced and two firefighters were injured after a fast-moving blaze spread from a garage to a house in Fairfield.
- A Bridgeport and Stratford resident were arrested in connection with car burglaries in Westport.
- An 11-year-old Stamford boy is afflicted with achromatopsia, a disease that leaves him with extremely low vision so he only can see in shades of grey.
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