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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. Bridge Work To Impact Traffic On Route 7 In Ridgefield This Week

    Bridge Work To Impact Traffic On Route 7 In Ridgefield This Week

    RIDGFIELD, Conn. -- Drivers can expect road closures and detours in Ridgefield this weekend as state crews work to replace the Route 7 bridge over the Norwalk River.On Monday, June 5, there will be alternating one-way traffic between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. in anticipation of this weekend's detour closures, according to the state Department of Transportation. Between 8 p.m. on Friday, June 9 ...

  2. Shooting Reported On Hulda Lane In Ridgefield

    Shooting Reported On Hulda Lane In Ridgefield

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- A 15-year-old girl suffered a gunshot wound in possible connection with a shooting on Hulda Lane in Ridgefield on Monday, according to the Ridgefield Press.Police told the Ridgefield Press that they were investigating reports of a shooting on Hulda Lane on Monday morning. A Hulda Lane homeowner reported at the same time that somebody had attempted to steal a car ...

  3. Bundle Up: Temps In The Low 50s Accompany Showers Today In Newtown

    Bundle Up: Temps In The Low 50s Accompany Showers Today In Newtown

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Fairfield County residents will have to deal with unseasonably cold temperatures Tuesday along with a strong possibility of showers and cloudy skies.Showers are likely to hit the region today, according to the National Weather Service. The chance of precipitation is 60 percent, with rainfall of a quarter- to half-inch possible. The air will be very cold for ...

  4. Bridgeport Diocese Settles Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Against Priests

    Bridgeport Diocese Settles Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Against Priests

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport has settled five lawsuits brought against it claiming that four priests had sexually abused children in Bridgeport, Norwalk, New Milford, Fairfield, Greenwich and Danbury, according to the Connecticut Post.The abuses were reported to have taken place in the 1970s and 1980s, according to the Connecticut Post. The Connecticut ...

  5. More Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes Spotted As CT Begins Annual Testing

    More Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes Spotted As CT Begins Annual Testing

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – An aggressive species of mosquito that can spread several diseases including West Nile and Zika is expanding in the state of Connecticut, according to a study from the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.The Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) is an invasive species that originated in East Asia and is undergoing a northward expansion in the United ...

  6. Several Days Of Clouds And Rain Settle Over Newtown

    Several Days Of Clouds And Rain Settle Over Newtown

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Fairfield County residents can expect several days of gloomy weather this week, with some showers and fog expected to start it off Monday.There will be a 40 percent chance of showers on Monday, mainly after 2 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Otherwise the day will be cloudy, with a high near 67. Monday night will see a chance of showers before ...

  7. Newtown Kennel Club Donates $15K for New K-9 officer

    Newtown Kennel Club Donates $15K for New K-9 officer

    NEWTOWN, Conn. -- The Newtown Kennel Club will donate $15,000 to the Newtown Police Department next week to cover the purchase and training of a new police dog after the sudden loss of the department's previous K-9 Saint Michael, who passed away in April.The NKC will present the donation at the June 6 meeting of the Police Commission, which will be held at Town Hall South at 6:30 ...

  8. New Milford Man Gets Prison For Role In Extortion, Stabbing

    New Milford Man Gets Prison For Role In Extortion, Stabbing

    NEW MILFORD, Conn. -- A New Milford man was sentenced to more than two years in prison for taking part in an extortion scheme that left a man beaten and stabbed by members of the Hells Angels, according to Deirdre M. Daly, U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut.Howard Hammer, 45, was sentenced to 30 months in prison Thursday, followed by three years of supervised release for his ...

  9. Immaculate High School Bids Farewell To The Class Of 2017

    Immaculate High School Bids Farewell To The Class Of 2017

    DANBURY, Conn. -- Immaculate High School in Danbury graduated 89 seniors at a ceremony on Wednesday at Western Connecticut University's O'Neill Center. Nicole DiMauro and Martha Haddad, both of Danbury, were named Valedictorian and Salutatorian respectively.“We are very proud of all of our graduating seniors. They have excelled throughout their years at Immaculate and are prepared to ...

  10. Fairfield Narcotics Detective Arraigned On Drug Stealing Charges

    Fairfield Narcotics Detective Arraigned On Drug Stealing Charges

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A Fairfield Police narcotics detective who is also the son of the mayor of Norwalk did not enter a plea when he appeared in court Friday on charges of stealing drugs from cases he was involved in, according to the Connecticut Post.Stephen Rilling, an 18-year veteran of the Fairfield Police Department, is accused of stealing heroin from the department for his own use, ...

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