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Meredith Guinness

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Meredith Guinness is a reporter covering breaking news and community features in Fairfield County.

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  1. Miles For Myles 5K Honors Memory Of Darien Toddler

    Miles For Myles 5K Honors Memory Of Darien Toddler

    DARIEN, Conn. — When their beloved toddler Myles died suddenly from a heart arrhythmia, Geoff and Dana Beringer took a proactive step to improve the lives of all children through the Myles M. Beringer Foundation.Formed in 1999, the organization has raised more than $376,000 to support everything from pediatric cancer research at Yale School of Medicine to a scholarship in Irish dance to ...

  2. Reason To Howl: Wolves Brave Root Canals At Bridgeport Zoo

    Reason To Howl: Wolves Brave Root Canals At Bridgeport Zoo

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — They didn’t go back to their den with a bag full of floss and new toothbrushes, but two Mexican wolves at the Beardsley Zoo did brave root canals and tooth extractions recently.It’s all part of the zoo’s regular medical and dental care regime, said Zoo Director Gregg Dancho.“Good veterinary care is vital to the wellbeing of our animals,” Dancho said. “We spend a ...

  3. IRS: Five Tell-Tale Signs You're Being Scammed

    IRS: Five Tell-Tale Signs You're Being Scammed

    FAIRFIELD County, Conn. — You know the drill: You pick up the phone and someone claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service informs you you’ll be arrested or face fines and lawsuits if you don’t pay back taxes you supposedly owe.Sound familiar?Well, don’t fall for it, says Westport Police Department, which is warning residents about ongoing phone scams involving the IRS.“The IRS ...

  4. Shelton's Soupstock VIII Unveils Stellar Musical Lineup

    Shelton's Soupstock VIII Unveils Stellar Musical Lineup

    SHELTON, Conn. — It’s official: A full slate of bands has been announced for Soupstock VIII, a two-day festival of art, music, food and crafts on the spacious green at Veteran Memorial Park in downtown Shelton.The fundraiser’s headliners for the June 10-11 event include Particle and The Skatalites, as well as Bella’s Bartok and Sophistafunk. You can also jam along to Yes, Darling with ...

  5. Westport Cops: Danbury Man Charged With Drunken Driving Twice In Three Days

    Westport Cops: Danbury Man Charged With Drunken Driving Twice In Three Days

    WESTPORT, Conn. — A Danbury man was arrested twice in three days for drunken driving in the area of Turkey Hill Road South, police said.Officers were looking for Bradford Brown, 50, of Forty Acre Mountain, around 7:15 p.m. May 12, when he left a Turkey Hill Road South home and drove off in the owner’s car without her permission, police said.The victim said Brown had spent the previous ...

  6. Fairfield Police: Armed Pair Stickup Southport Dunkin' Donuts

    Fairfield Police: Armed Pair Stickup Southport Dunkin' Donuts

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A man and woman held up the Southport Dunkin’ Donuts at gunpoint Saturday night, making off with a register tray full of cash and a customer’s wallet and cell phone, police said.Around 7:30 p.m. the pair entered the Post Road eatery and the woman went to the counter and ordered a donut. When the cashier opened the register, the man pulled out what appeared to be a ...

  7. Aprés ‘Hamilton:’ Westporter Tells It Like It Is On Broadway And Beyond

    Aprés ‘Hamilton:’ Westporter Tells It Like It Is On Broadway And Beyond

    WESTPORT, Conn. — Westporter Ed Katz caught the film and theater bug early and film became one of his two majors at Syracuse University. But it was when, as newlyweds, his wife took him to see “Les Miserables” on Broadway that he truly became enamored with The Great White Way. “After that I started to love musicals, too,” said the award-winning marketing guru. “Then I took her to see ...

  8. Bridgeport Matriarch, 103, 'Iconic' Volunteer Honored For Mother's Day

    Bridgeport Matriarch, 103, 'Iconic' Volunteer Honored For Mother's Day

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — When Christine Correnti was born on Feb, 5, 1914, President Woodrow Wilson was in the White House, Henry Ford had just introduced an assembly line for the Model T and Charlie Chaplin was three days from debuting his beloved “Little Tramp” persona.So it seemed fitting this Mother’s Day weekend that the city pay tribute to this nearly 104-year-old great-grandmother of ...

  9. Fairfield Warde Soccer Star Reaches Goal Of International Competition

    Fairfield Warde Soccer Star Reaches Goal Of International Competition

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Jason Deck’s passion for soccer began at the tender age of one, when the Fairfield toddler first pushed a size 1 ball around his family room.By age 3, he was on his first recreational team, developing his skills and stamina.Well, all the hard work and determination has paid off: Deck, who plays for Fairfield Warde High School and Fairfield County premier travel team ...

  10. Fairfield Expert Honored For Demystifying Founding Fathers

    Fairfield Expert Honored For Demystifying Founding Fathers

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Ever wonder what the Founding Fathers — and their contemporaries — really meant when they discussed the right to speak freely or bear arms?You might try asking Stanton Krauss, Ph.D., a Fairfield resident who recently won a Quinnipiac University Faculty Scholars award for his intriguing and exhaustive research on just that topic.Krauss, a Quinnipiac professor of law ...

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