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Meredith Guinness

Community Reporter mguinness@dailyvoice.com

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

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  1. Himes To Make First Local Appearance Since November Elections

    Himes To Make First Local Appearance Since November Elections

    WESTPORT, Conn. — U.S. Rep. Jim Himes (D-4th District) will be in the area to talk politics, the new federal tax proposal, the Russia investigation and more on Tuesday, Nov. 21, his first local appearance since the November elections.Now in his fifth term, Himes will address the membership of Indivisible Connecticut District 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The Unitarian Church, 10 Lyons ...

  2. Volunteers Take Caterpillar For A Walk At Stamford Parade Preview

    Volunteers Take Caterpillar For A Walk At Stamford Parade Preview

    STAMFORD, Conn. — He wasn’t chowing down on an apple, a pickle or even a slice of Swiss cheese, but Eric Carle’s beloved “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” loomed over Latham Park Monday in the walk up to the Stamford Downtown Parade Spectacular.The 24th annual parade — complete with giant balloons, marching bands and comic daredevil Bello Nock — with make its way through downtown beginning ...

  3. Police: Woman and Knife-Wielding Man Refuse To Leave Fairfield Pub

    Police: Woman and Knife-Wielding Man Refuse To Leave Fairfield Pub

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A man and a woman were arrested early Saturday when they refused to leave a Post Road pub and he pulled out a folding knife and threatened to kill employees, police said.Ashley Case, 30, of Barrows Street, Stratford, and Dana Muratori, 42, of Greenlawn Drive, Fairfield, were each charged with second-degree breach of peace in the 2 a.m. incident at Grace O’Malley’s ...

  4. Run Off The Thanksgiving Feast At Greenwich Turkey Trot

    Run Off The Thanksgiving Feast At Greenwich Turkey Trot

    GREENWICH, Conn. — Are you thinking you might overindulge this Thanksgiving Day?Well, lace up your sneakers and head over to Bruce Park for the Greenwich Alliance for Education’s 7th annual Turkey Trot to be held Saturday, Nov. 25.About 1,200 spectators and runners are expected to participate in the 5K and the one-mile fun run/walk.Both races begin and end at the Arch Street Teen ...

  5. From High School To Real World: Trumbull Program Tackles Autism Issues

    From High School To Real World: Trumbull Program Tackles Autism Issues

    TRUMBULL, Conn. — Transitioning from high school to college or a job can be a daunting experience for anyone.For someone with autism, the change can be even more overwhelming.Enter Transition Opportunities for Postsecondary Success (TOPS), a first-of-its-kind preparedness program created through a partnership with The Kennedy Center and Fairfield University.Begun this fall, TOPS ...

  6. Have You Seen It? Shelton Police Seek Jeep In Hit & Run That Closed Street

    Have You Seen It? Shelton Police Seek Jeep In Hit & Run That Closed Street

    SHELTON, Conn. — Police are seeking the public’s help in finding a Jeep that downed a telephone pole containing PCB material, leaving Poplar Drive closed since Nov. 5.Around 6 a.m. that day, Shelton officers responded to Poplar and Suren drives on a report of a hit-and-run accident, police said.Officers found the pole securing a transformer containing PCB material down across Poplar. ...

  7. Boo! Beardsley Zoo Celebrates Student Winners In Scarecrows On Parade

    Boo! Beardsley Zoo Celebrates Student Winners In Scarecrows On Parade

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Creative kids let their imaginations soar in the Beardsley Zoo’s annual Scarecrows on Parade with two Fairfield County schools taking top honors.Each year the zoo invites schools, art classes, scouts and classrooms to create their own one-of-a-kind scarecrows to exhibit in front of the zoo’s greenhouse throughout October and November.Guests at Boo at the Zoo on Oct. ...

  8. Stew Leonard's Takes Thanksgiving Samples To A New Level This Weekend

    Stew Leonard's Takes Thanksgiving Samples To A New Level This Weekend

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Want to mix it up a little this Thanksgiving?Get some fresh ideas on what to serve with the bird at Stew Leonard’s Taste of Thanksgiving, running from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at both the Norwalk and Danbury stores.Shoppers can enjoy a cornucopia of sampling stations in each store, offering nibbles of some of Stew’s most popular Turkey Day dishes — ...

  9. Shelton's Wiffle Ball Hits The Big Leagues At National Toy Hall Of Fame

    Shelton's Wiffle Ball Hits The Big Leagues At National Toy Hall Of Fame

    SHELTON, Conn. — Shelton’s own Wiffle Ball® finally knocked one out of the park, winning a coveted spot in the National Toy Hall of Fame.The time-honored plaything — made in Shelton since 1953 — joins paper airplanes and the board game Clue in the hall’s Class of 2017.The new group was inducted into the Rochester, N.Y.-based hall, taking their place alongside previous honorees such as ...

  10. UPDATED: Veterans To Commemorate Service, Sacrifice On Nov. 11 In Monroe

    UPDATED: Veterans To Commemorate Service, Sacrifice On Nov. 11 In Monroe

    UPDATED: Due to predicted strong winds and cold temperatures, this ceremony has been moved indoors to the Baptist church across from Stepney Green.MONROE, Conn. — All veterans of war and peacetime service and the public are invited to commemorate Veterans Day on the Stepney Green on Nov. 11.The American Legion posts from Monroe and Easton will hold an 11 a.m. ceremony, including wreath ...

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