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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. Mom Arrested After Leaving 3-Year-Old Alone At Beach In Milford

    Mom Arrested After Leaving 3-Year-Old Alone At Beach In Milford

    MILFORD, Conn. — A woman from out of town was arrested after her 3-year-old child was found wandering around Woodmont Beach without adult supervision. Milford police said.Officers went to the beach at about 6 p.m. Friday, June 24, on a report of an unsupervised child, police said. Heather Wasilewski, 39, of East Longmeadow, Mass., was asked about her child and said “the other adults on ...

  2. Easton EMT/SHU Student Busted With Cache Of Illegal Weapons In Mass.

    Easton EMT/SHU Student Busted With Cache Of Illegal Weapons In Mass.

    EASTON, Conn. — A 20-year-old EMT in Easton who is a student at Sacred Heart University was busted on charges of having a cache of illegal weapons in his home and vehicle in Duxbury, Mass., according to media and police reports. The Easton Police Department took part in the investigation of Christopher Barlow, who was arrested Monday and charged with illegal possession of a firearm, ...

  3. No Cause Of Death Determined For Man Who Went Overboard In Stamford Harbor

    No Cause Of Death Determined For Man Who Went Overboard In Stamford Harbor

    STAMFORD, Conn. — The cause of death for a 51-year-old man who went overboard in Stamford Harbor has not yet been determined pending further studies, the Connecticut Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said.  The results will be determined in six to eight weeks, a spokesman said, likely awaiting the results of toxicology testing.Jose Diaz, a 51-year-old man from Harrison, N.Y., was ...

  4. Stratford Launches Larvicide Program To Fight Mosquitoes

    Stratford Launches Larvicide Program To Fight Mosquitoes

    STRATFORD, Conn. – It’s National Mosquito Control Week, and Stratford has stepped up its efforts to combat the pesky — and sometimes disease-spreading — insect.In an effort to prevent illnesses such as West Nile virus carried by mosquitoes, the Stratford Health Department has teamed with the Town’s Public Works Department to treat the town’s 5,283 catch basins with a non-toxic ...

  5. Never Miss A Beat: Sign Up For Daily Voice Email Alerts

    Never Miss A Beat: Sign Up For Daily Voice Email Alerts

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Want to be the first to know what's happening in town — and all around Fairfield County? The Daily Voice is here to help.We cover stories from breaking news to traffic jams and restaurant openings to notable neighbors. Daily Voice's email alerts will keep you up to date on everything going on in and around your town.Signing up is easy. Click here for the Daily ...

  6. Metro-North Trains Back On Schedule After Delays Through Stamford

    Metro-North Trains Back On Schedule After Delays Through Stamford

    Update: Metro-North trains were running on time by Monday night.STAMFORD, Conn. — Train riders were facing lengthy delays early Monday evening as they traveled through Stamford, according to Metro-North. Delays of up to 30 minutes were reported along the New Haven Line due to signal problems in the vicinity of Stamford, Metro-North said. To sign up for Daily Voice's email news alerts, ...

  7. Police: Two In Custody In Attempted Carjacking At Gunpoint In Trumbull Park

    Police: Two In Custody In Attempted Carjacking At Gunpoint In Trumbull Park

    TRUMBULL, Conn. — Two Bridgeport teens who tried to carjack a vehicle at gunpoint at a Trumbull park from a 69-year-old man were arrested 20 minutes later after an attempted robbery in Fairfield, police said. The incident began at about 2:38 p.m. Thursday, June 22, Trumbull police said, with a report of an attempted carjacking at Twin Brooks Park off White Plains Road. The 69-year-old ...

  8. Fire Heavily Damages Stratford Home, Forces Out Residents

    Fire Heavily Damages Stratford Home, Forces Out Residents

    STRATFORD, Conn. – Six adults were forced out by a fire late Sunday that heavily damaged their Stratford home, according to the Red Cross. The fire was in a home at 265 Peace St. The Red Cross provided assistance to meet the family’s immediate needs, but no injuries were reported.A second floor bedroom was destroyed by the fire, and two other rooms were severely damaged by smoke and ...

  9. Family Mourns Death Of Man, 51, Whose Body Was Found In Stamford Harbor

    Family Mourns Death Of Man, 51, Whose Body Was Found In Stamford Harbor

    STAMFORD, Conn. — The family of a 51-year-old man from Harrison, N.Y., who went overboard and died in Stamford Harbor late Saturday are mourning his death while looking for answers, according to a report from LoHud.com. The man was identified as Jose Diaz by his ex-wife Michelle Soriano, who said he knew his way around on boats, LoHud.com reported.Diaz was pulled from the water early ...

  10. Diocese Of Bridgeport Celebrates As It Ordains Three New Priests

    Diocese Of Bridgeport Celebrates As It Ordains Three New Priests

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Nearly 700 family, friends and priests celebrated Saturday as three new priests were ordained into the priesthood in the Diocese of Bridgeport. The ordination was celebrated in a Mass at St. Augustine Cathedral in Bridgeport with Bishop Frank Caggiano.Thew new priests are the Revs. Harry Prieto, José Vasquez, and Timothy Iannacone.All three priests celebrated their ...

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