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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. Newtown Homeowner Burned In Early Morning Fire

    Newtown Homeowner Burned In Early Morning Fire

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — A Newtown homeowner suffered burns after a fire broke out in his home early Monday morning, according to the Connecticut Post.The fire at the Bungalow Terrace home started at around 2:40 a.m. Monday when a spark from the fireplace lit a chair on fire, according to the Connecticut Post. The owner suffered burns on his hands when he tried unsuccessfully to drag the chair ...

  2. Norwalk Police Identify Two Men Killed In Head-On Crash On Route 1

    Norwalk Police Identify Two Men Killed In Head-On Crash On Route 1

    NORWALK, Conn. -- Police have identified the two men killed in a head-on crash on Connecticut Avenue/Route 1 in Norwalk late Monday night. The two men who died are from Stamford: 50-year-old Frank Peterson III and 40-year-old Anthony Johnson.Norwalk police are continuing to investigate the crash, which sent the driver of the other car to Norwalk Hospital with serious injuries.   The ...

  3. Dog Rescued From Icy Waters Of Five Mile River In Darien

    Dog Rescued From Icy Waters Of Five Mile River In Darien

    DARIEN, Conn. — Darien police officers and firefighters rescued a dog from the icy waters of Five Mile River on Tuesday afternoon.The Darien Police Department and Darien Fire Department responded to Five Mile River on a report of a dog in distress. The dog had made its way to a small patch of grass but had become stranded when the tide came in, police said.The Darien Fire Department ...

  4. Melting Snow To Refreeze Tonight, Creating Icy Conditions In Newtown

    Melting Snow To Refreeze Tonight, Creating Icy Conditions In Newtown

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Tuesday may have felt relatively pleasant in Fairfield County compared to last week, with temperatures warming to near 40, but a drop in temperature after sunset tonight will result in icy conditions on roads and walkways.Temperatures will drop to below freezing after the sun goes down, and by 6 to 7 p.m., temperatures will start falling into the 20s. Standing ...

  5. Police: Norwalk Crash That Left Two Dead Caused By Head-On Collision

    Police: Norwalk Crash That Left Two Dead Caused By Head-On Collision

    NORWALK, Conn. -- A head-on crash on Connecticut Avenue/Route 1 in Norwalk late Monday night left two people dead and a third person with serious injuries, police said.The accident occurred at 10:11 p.m. in front of 789 Connecticut Ave., near the border of Darien and Norwalk. Arriving officers found two cars in the roadway with extensive damage, police said. Two male occupants of one of ...

  6. Two Killed In Car Crash In Norwalk

    Two Killed In Car Crash In Norwalk

    Update: Norwalk police are investigating the crash as a head-on collision. Click here for the latest story at Daily Voice.Original story: NORWALK, Conn. -- Two male passengers were killed in a two-car crash on Connecticut Avenue/Route 1 in Norwalk late Monday night.The Norwalk Fire Department responded to the crash at 789 Connecticut Ave. at 10:11 p.m. Monday, fire officials said. ...

  7. Freezing Rain, Snow Prompt Winter Weather Advisory For Fairfield County

    Freezing Rain, Snow Prompt Winter Weather Advisory For Fairfield County

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Fairfield County until 7 p.m. Monday due to freezing rain and snow expected this afternoon and evening.A brief period of freezing rain is expected for an hour or two before quickly transitioning to sleet and snow, according to the National Weather Service. The freezing rain is expected to impact the evening commute, ...

  8. Police: Suspect Used Counterfeit $100 Bills At Five Ridgefield Businesses

    Police: Suspect Used Counterfeit $100 Bills At Five Ridgefield Businesses

    UPDATED: RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- Ridgefield Police are investigating five separate incidents of someone using counterfeit $100 bills in town last week.Police said that the counterfeit bills were passed at businesses located on Main Street, Governor Street, Bailey Avenue and Catoonah Street. All the incidents took place on Friday, Jan. 5 between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.In all five incidents, ...

  9. Snow Could Hit Newtown Today Ahead Of Slightly Warmer Week

    Snow Could Hit Newtown Today Ahead Of Slightly Warmer Week

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Some snow and sleet could hit Fairfield County Monday afternoon and evening ahead of a week that will be slightly warmer than last week.Light wintry precipitation is expected to hit in the afternoon, with a 50 percent chance of snow predicted after 3 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Along the coast, a wintry mix of snow, sleet and possibly ...

  10. Journey To The Past: Monroe Through Time II To Be Unveiled At Sunday Lunch

    Journey To The Past: Monroe Through Time II To Be Unveiled At Sunday Lunch

    MONROE, Conn. -- A new illustrated paperback capturing the rich history of Monroe will be unveiled at a luncheon at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library on Sunday.The luncheon will introduce "Monroe Thought Time II," which chronicles such little-known chapters in the town's history as:A Ku Klux Klan rally in 1924 that drew 1,100 America-Firsters to a site where a Goodwill Store ...

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