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Casey Donahue

Assistant Managing Editor cdonahue@dailyvoice.com

Originally from Pennsylvania, Casey graduated from Fairfield University with a major in journalism and a minor in political science. He has covered several towns in Fairfield County since 2010. 

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  1. Salute Veterans With Memorial Day Ceremony In Newtown

    Salute Veterans With Memorial Day Ceremony In Newtown

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Memorial Day is about much more than just enjoying a three-day weekend and easing into summer mode. It's about honoring the men and women who have given their lives in service of their country, and coming together as a community to pay tribute to those who have given the ultimate sacrifice.Towns around Fairfield County will be doing just that this weekend, ...

  2. Listen: 911 Call Reports Abandoned Baby In Danbury

    Listen: 911 Call Reports Abandoned Baby In Danbury

    DANBURY, Conn. — Danbury police on Thursday released 911 calls and photos of clothing in an effort to find the mother of a baby found abandoned behind a Main Street market on Sunday.Police received a 911 call at 11:38 p.m. Sunday that a newborn baby boy had been found wrapped in several pieces of women's clothing in the bushes behind Zaytuna Grocery Store at 397 Main St., police said. ...

  3. Newtown First Selectman Will Not Seek Re-Election

    Newtown First Selectman Will Not Seek Re-Election

    NEWTOWN, Conn. -- Newtown First Selectman Pat Llodra will not seek reelection this November, according to the Newtown Bee.Llodra, a Republican, was first elected to her position in 2009 and has served four terms as first selectman. She told the Newtown Bee in an interview that while she will continue to live in Newtown and support the Republican Town Committee, she and her husband ...

  4. Newtown, Bethel Schools Recognized For Quality Music Education

    Newtown, Bethel Schools Recognized For Quality Music Education

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Four Fairfield County school districts were among those honored for their outstanding music education programs by the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation.The Bethel, Fairfield, Newtown and Westport public school districts were among the 527 school districts recognized nationwide. The schools were selected as the Best Communities for Music ...

  5. Woman Charged With Sending Threats To Sandy Hook Parent To Plead Guilty

    Woman Charged With Sending Threats To Sandy Hook Parent To Plead Guilty

    NEWTOWN, Conn. -- A Florida woman charged with sending death threats to the parent of a child killed in the Sandy Hook shooting is expected to plead guilty, according to Newsweek.Lucy Richards, 57, was arrested in December and charged with four counts of transmitting threats in interstate commerce. Officials said she made a series of threats last January to Len Pozner, whose 6-year-old ...

  6. Lieberman Withdraws Name From Consideration For FBI Director

    Lieberman Withdraws Name From Consideration For FBI Director

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- Former U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman has withdrawn his name from consideration for the position of head of the FBI, according to NBC News.Lieberman, a three-term Democratic senator from Connecticut, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday, citing a potential conflict on interest, NBC News reported. Lieberman is a senior counsel at the law firm of Marc Kasowitz, ...

  7. Weston Man Who Hoarded Hundreds Of Birds, Snakes Ordered To Undergo Therapy

    Weston Man Who Hoarded Hundreds Of Birds, Snakes Ordered To Undergo Therapy

    WESTON, Conn. -- A Weston man charged last year with hoarding hundreds of exotic birds, reptiles and snakes in his home has been sentenced to undergo therapy, according to the Weston Forum.Daniel Kopulos had been arrested in October and charged with animal cruelty after police found hundreds of animals in his Newtown Turnpike home the previous month. Police said at the time that the ...

  8. Thunderstorms, Flooding Possible On Rainy Thursday In Newtown

    Thunderstorms, Flooding Possible On Rainy Thursday In Newtown

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Fairfield County residents will see plenty of rain through Memorial Day, with rain expected for most of the day Thursday, along with a possible thunderstorm and flooding.The chance of precipitation is 100 percent Thursday, according to the National Weather Service, with a break possible this afternoon and evening. Showers will pick back up tonight, with a ...

  9. Connecticut State Police Remain Vigilant After Manchester Bombing

    Connecticut State Police Remain Vigilant After Manchester Bombing

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Connecticut State Police are monitoring developments in the wake of the bombing in Manchester, United Kingdom on Monday evening.State police said they are working with partners on the local, state and federal levels to remain vigilant in the wake of the terrorist attack that killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert. The Connecticut Intelligence Center, ...

  10. Cats Start Fire In New Canaan Kitchen By Turning On Stove

    Cats Start Fire In New Canaan Kitchen By Turning On Stove

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- A fire in the kitchen of a New Canaan home was started when cats accidentally turned on a propane stove Wednesday morning, according to the New Canaan Advertiser.New Canaan firefighters responded to the home on Hoyt Street just after 6 a.m. Wednesday on a report of a structure fire, the New Canaan Advertiser reported. When they arrived, they found light smoke coming ...

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