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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. Stamford Mom Of Ill Child Faces Deadline For Deportation To Guatemala

    Stamford Mom Of Ill Child Faces Deadline For Deportation To Guatemala

    STAMFORD, Conn. — A Stamford woman with two daughters — one of whom needs constant care for her diabetes — is staring at a deadline of Monday to be deported to her native Guatemala.  Miriam Martinez-Lemus, 52, came to the U.S. in 1992, fleeing political unrest and civil war in her home country, according to a Facebook post from her supporters. She unsuccessfully filed for asylum, and ...

  2. Two Cars Damaged In Rollover Crash In Monroe

    Two Cars Damaged In Rollover Crash In Monroe

    MONROE, Conn. — Two car were damaged but no serious injuries were reported in a rollover crash Friday evening in Monroe, according to a Facebook post. Three fire companies — from Monroe, Stevenson and Stepney — responded to the accident at 5:30 p.m. Friday, the Facebook post said.The crash occurred at Wheeler Road and Route 110. Photos showed at least one car had rolled over, and a ...

  3. Ex-Ridgefield Resident David Cassidy Hospitalized In Critical Condition

    Ex-Ridgefield Resident David Cassidy Hospitalized In Critical Condition

    Onetime teenage heartthrob David Cassidy, who once lived in Ridgefield, is hospitalized in Florida in critical condition with organ failure, USA Today reported on Sunday.Cassidy, 67, who is also battling dementia, needs a liver transplant and is in the ICU, USA Today said.In February, Cassidy revealed his devastating diagnosis and stopped touring as a musician. His grandfather and ...

  4. Q-Poll: Support For Background Checks Of Gun Buyers Hits All-Time High

    Q-Poll: Support For Background Checks Of Gun Buyers Hits All-Time High

    After a series of deadly mass shootings, even gun owners are showing nearly unanimous support for universal background checks for those looking to buy guns, according to a new national Quinnipiac University Poll.American voters support the checks by a whopping 95 percent to 4 percent — including 94 percent to 5 percent among voters in households where there is a gun, said the Q Poll, ...

  5. Power Outages Growing As Wind Picks Up Across Fairfield County

    Power Outages Growing As Wind Picks Up Across Fairfield County

    Updated: FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Power outages were growing Sunday as strong winds picked up across Fairfield County. The entire region was under a Wind Advisory until 6 p.m. Sunday, the National Weather Service said. Winds of 15 to 20 mph were reported, with gusts of up to 45 to 50 mph.As of 7:10 p.m., the following power outages were reported by Eversource and United ...

  6. Man Dies In Large Fire In His Stratford Home

    Man Dies In Large Fire In His Stratford Home

    STRATFORD, Conn. — A Stratford man died in a large fire in his home on Melville Street on Saturday evening, the fire department said. The 23 firefighters at the scene had the blaze in the 2.5-story home under control within about 30 minutes, according to an Instagram post. "Unfortunately, one victim succumbed to their injuries," the fire department said. The fire broke out at ...

  7. Wind Won't Stop Balloons In Stamford Parade

    Wind Won't Stop Balloons In Stamford Parade

    UPDATE: Strong winds can't stop the Stamford Downtown Parade Spectacular! Parade organizers announced the balloons will go up as planned, and the parade will start 30 minutes late, at 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Original story: STAMFORD, Conn. — For the second year in a row, strong winds are threatening the blockbuster balloon parade in Stamford, one of the biggest events of the year in ...

  8. 3 People, 2 Pets Escape Fire Unharmed In Weston Home

    3 People, 2 Pets Escape Fire Unharmed In Weston Home

    WESTON, Conn. — A crew from the Fairfield Fire Department joined 28 Weston volunteer firefighters in battling a house fire Saturday afternoon on Saw Mill Road, according to a Facebook post. The Weston Volunteer Fire Department found heavy fire and smoke coming from the rear of the home when they arrived at about 1 p.m. Saw Mill Road is shared with the town of Fairfield, and the ...

  9. Traffic Alert: Work Begins Monday On $2M Project On Route 1 In Stratford

    Traffic Alert: Work Begins Monday On $2M Project On Route 1 In Stratford

    STRATFORD, Conn. — Start checking for an alternative route if you frequently travel on the busy Barnum Avenue in Stratford. Beginning Monday, a nearly mile-long stretch of the roadway, also known as Route 1, will be under construction between Frederick Street and Mary Avenue in Stratford, according to the state Department of Transportation. Periodic road closures could occur throughout ...

  10. Aquarion Repairs Major Water Main Break In Stratford Center

    Aquarion Repairs Major Water Main Break In Stratford Center

    Update: Water service was restored and Main Street reopened late Saturday afternoon after Aquarion Water Co. completed repairs on a broken water main. About 30 customers lost water due to break, which closed Main Street between Broadbridge Avenue and West Broad Street for much of the day on Saturday.original story: STRATFORD, Conn. — Aquarion is working on repairing a major water main ...

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