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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. Connecticut Lab Warns Of Increase In Lyme-Carrying Ticks

    Connecticut Lab Warns Of Increase In Lyme-Carrying Ticks

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- This year could be a bad one for Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses in Connecticut, as an unusually high number of ticks have so far tested positive for the bacterium that causes Lyme, according to the Connecticut Post.Officials at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station told the Connecticut Post that so far in March, 231 ticks have been ...

  2. ICE Agents Take Two Into Custody In Danbury

    ICE Agents Take Two Into Custody In Danbury

    DANBURY, Conn. — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents took two men into custody in Danbury Monday on unknown charges, according to the News-Times.Danbury Police told the News-Times that they were not involved in the detainment of the two men, and did not know on what charges the men were being held. One of the men was taken into custody at a Franklin Street apartment and ...

  3. Fog, Rain And Maybe Snow: Wet Weather Marks Week In Newtown

    Fog, Rain And Maybe Snow: Wet Weather Marks Week In Newtown

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — A warm front moving through Fairfield County will bring a couple days of wet weather and fog along with slightly higher temperatures to start the week, though there is a chance of snow hitting toward the end of the week.There will be a drizzle before noon Monday, followed by rain and showers in the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. There ...

  4. Topstone Road Railroad Crossing In Redding To Close For Maintenance Work

    Topstone Road Railroad Crossing In Redding To Close For Maintenance Work

    REDDING, Conn. -- Topstone Road in Redding will be closed at the railroad crossing for about a week beginning Friday, March, 31 while the Department of Transportation and Metro-North do maintenance work at the site.Redding First Selectman Julia Pemberton said in a Facebook post that the crossing will be closed while the DOT completely replaces the crossing surface. Closing signs were ...

  5. Wet Weather Headed For Newtown As Temps Warm For Weekend

    Wet Weather Headed For Newtown As Temps Warm For Weekend

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — It might be a while until Fairfield County sees the sun again, as it is expected to rain all through the weekend and into next week. But the good news is that it's supposed to warm up as well. A warm front is supposed to move through the area, bringing with it light precipitation and temperatures climbing to more seasonable levels, according to the National ...

  6. Cold, Rain, Wintry Mix Spoil Rest Of The Week In Newtown

    Cold, Rain, Wintry Mix Spoil Rest Of The Week In Newtown

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Try to enjoy Thursday's sunny weather while you can, because a wintry mix due to hit Fairfield County on Friday will usher in several days of rain.Thursday will be sunny but unseasonably cold, with a high near 36 and wind chill values between 10 and 20, according to the National Weather Service. The high temperatures in the afternoon will average around 10 ...

  7. Danbury Pickup Driver With Plow Charged With DUI After Hitting Pedestrian

    Danbury Pickup Driver With Plow Charged With DUI After Hitting Pedestrian

    DANBURY, Conn. -- A Danbury man was arrested on drunken driving charges after police say he hit a pedestrian with a plow attached to his pickup truck last week, according to WLAD.Michael Zeerip, 66, was driving on Stadley Rough Road last Thursday night when he hit a 56-year-old Danbury man who was walking on the shoulder of the road, according to WLAD. The man was taken to Danbury ...

  8. Cold Snap, Strong Winds In Newtown Could Cause Power Outages

    Cold Snap, Strong Winds In Newtown Could Cause Power Outages

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Expect a couple of cold and blustery days in Fairfield County this week, as a wind advisory has been issued and temperatures are expected to be well below normal.The wind advisory will be in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday, with the highest winds expected this afternoon. The northwest wind will be between 15 and 25 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph, according to ...

  9. Republican Roulette: Who Will Trump Pick For U.S. Attorney In Conn.?

    Republican Roulette: Who Will Trump Pick For U.S. Attorney In Conn.?

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- With Deirdre Daly set to stay in her position as U.S. attorney for the district of Connecticut until October, President Donald Trump has some time before he has to select a replacement for her.Daly had been one of 46 U.S. attorneys who had been instructed by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to submit their resignations earlier this month. The decision was later ...

  10. Danbury Couple's Lost Love Letters Turn Up At Savers

    Danbury Couple's Lost Love Letters Turn Up At Savers

    DANBURY, Conn. — A Danbury couple who thought their love letters dating back to high school had been lost were surprised when they found out they had turned up at a local thrift store, according to Fox 61.Deborah and Bryan Hocking started dating when they were in high school, and started writing letters to each other once Bryan was sent to Vietnam, according to Fox 61. Deborah saved all ...

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