WESTON, Conn. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Weston last week:
- Gov. Dannel P. Malloy held a bill signing ceremony at Weston High School to draw attention to a new state law allowing trained school employees to use EpiPens to give life-saving epinephrine to students experiencing a serious first-time allergic reaction.
- Westport Police charged an Easton man, Steven Batis, 57, after he hit a man who was trying to help him and his girlfriend and then became combative with officers.
- According to the quarterly report from William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty, the number of home sales slid throughout Fairfield County in the second quarter, but the median sales price increased and turnover hastened for most of Westport, Norwalk and surrounding communities.
- Voting is closing soon for residents across the state to pick this year's "Favorite Connecticut Town," and a group of Westport fifth graders put together a video to promote their hometown in the contest.
- At a time when the U.S. government is warning against travel to the Middle East, a group of rabbis and lay people from Norwalk and Westport are in Israel on a solidarity mission.
- A small plane crashed just short of the runway at Danbury Municipal Airport on Miry Brook Road and the pilot was rescued by firefighters in a rowboat.