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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.

Karen Tensa's Contributions

  1. Restaurant Owned By Sherman Couple Defaced With Racial Slurs, Swastika

    Restaurant Owned By Sherman Couple Defaced With Racial Slurs, Swastika

    SHERMAN, Conn. — A couple from Sherman said they won't shut down their new restaurant in New Milford after it was defaced Wednesday morning with spray-painted racial slurs.David and Senka Thompson opened Thompson’s Fine Comfort Food nine weeks ago on the banks of the Housatonic River, offering traditional family-style foods. But they were "shocked" to get a call from New ...

  2. Singer/Songwriter Cyndi Lauper Drops The Price On Her Stamford Home

    Singer/Songwriter Cyndi Lauper Drops The Price On Her Stamford Home

    STAMFORD, Conn. — Looking for home provides musical inspiration as well as French Country charm? The home of singer/songwriter Cyndi Lauper in North Stamford may be just want you need. And Lauper just dropped the price on the home — where she wrote five of her albums — by $350,000, according to an updated listing.The 3,885-square-foot home had been listed in spring for $1.25 ...

  3. Take The Plunge: State Reopens Swim Areas At Indian Wells & Silver Sands

    Take The Plunge: State Reopens Swim Areas At Indian Wells & Silver Sands

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Based on results of retests, the swim areas have reopened at three state parks, according to the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.   The newly reopened swim areas are at these state parks: Silver Sands in Milford, Indian Well in Shelton, and Lake Waramaug in Litchfield County.The three swim areas had been closed due to high bacteria ...

  4. Norwalk Man Gets Two Years Behind Bars For Embezzling $800K, Evading Taxes

    Norwalk Man Gets Two Years Behind Bars For Embezzling $800K, Evading Taxes

    NORWALK, Conn. — A 64-year-old Norwalk man will spend two years behind bars for embezzling over $800,000 from two local businesses and evading federal taxes for four years, according to prosecutors. Mark W. Errico was sentenced Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill in Bridgeport. He will also serve three years of supervised release and pay over $900,000 in restitution, back ...

  5. Blumenthal Blasts 'Big-Beer Merger' During Tour At Two Roads Brewery

    Blumenthal Blasts 'Big-Beer Merger' During Tour At Two Roads Brewery

    STRATFORD, Conn. — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal paid a visit to Two Roads Brewery in Stratford on Tuesday to check out its expansion and to make his case against anti-competitive practices by "big beer." Stratford Mayor John Harkins joined Blumenthal for the tour at Two Roads, the Stratford landmark where a $12 million expansion project is underway.Blumenthal said big beer ...

  6. Stamford Cop's Husband Charged With Selling Drugs Out Of Their Monroe Home

    Stamford Cop's Husband Charged With Selling Drugs Out Of Their Monroe Home

    MONROE, Conn. — The husband of a Stamford police officer was arrested on charges of selling drugs out of their Monroe home after a bust last week, police said. Michael Pinto, 56, was arrested Friday, Aug. 18, after a joint investigation of the Stamford Police Department Narcotics Unit and the Monroe Police Department. Officers armed with a search warrant went to Pinto's home at 17 ...

  7. Rain Postpones Fairfield American's Rematch Against New Jersey

    Rain Postpones Fairfield American's Rematch Against New Jersey

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — The hometown fans were ready Tuesday night for the rematch of Fairfield American vs. New Jersey at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. But the weather wasn't ready to cooperate. The game — a crucial rematch in the consolation bracket at the World Series — has been postponed until 11 a.m. Wednesday.  The game will be streamed and broadcast on ...

  8. Darien Home Burglarized, Ransacked; Jewelry, Cash Reported Missing

    Darien Home Burglarized, Ransacked; Jewelry, Cash Reported Missing

    DARIEN,Conn. — A Darien resident returned from work late Sunday and discovered that his home had been burglarized and ransacked, police said.  The man arrived home at about 11:15 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, and found the rear door unlocked and the home's interior ransacked, police said. He immediately left the home, located at 68 Maple St., and called police.Officers found several attempted ...

  9. Greenwich Man Charged In Sexual Assault Of 14-Year-Old Girl

    Greenwich Man Charged In Sexual Assault Of 14-Year-Old Girl

    GREENWICH, Conn. — A 22-year-old Greenwich man was arrested Tuesday and charged with the sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl at a home in North Canaan, state police said. Taiel Gookool of Greenwich was arrested on a warrant Tuesday morning at Bantam Superior Court. He was charged with second-degree sexual assault, risk of injury to a minor and providing alcohol to a minor. He was held ...

  10. Connecticut Woman Killed In Wrong-Way Crash On Hutch

    Connecticut Woman Killed In Wrong-Way Crash On Hutch

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. — Westchester County Police have identified the people involved in a wrong-way crash on the Hutchinson River Parkway over the weekend that killed a woman from Connecticut and sent others to the hospital.At 4:35 a.m. Sunday, 56-year-old Damita Mathis of Beacon Falls, Conn., was driving her 2014 Kia Sorento south in the northbound lanes of traffic when she struck ...

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