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Tom Renner

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No one knows local sports quite like Tom Renner, The Daily Voice's Sports Editor. For 22 years, he covered the field for The Stamford Advocate. He's been in Fairfield County since 1987.

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  1. As New Board President, Weston Woman Provides Big Support For Tiny Miracles

    As New Board President, Weston Woman Provides Big Support For Tiny Miracles

    WESTON, Conn. -- Marisela Esposito knows the physical and emotional anguish associated with premature births. Now the Weston resident and Board of Directors President of a Darien-based nonprofit, The Tiny Miracles Foundation, wants to continue to help families going through their own heartache and expand the reach of the organization.Esposito became involved with Tiny Miracles six years ...

  2. New Leader Of Ann’s Place In Danbury Finds A Home Helping Cancer Patients

    New Leader Of Ann’s Place In Danbury Finds A Home Helping Cancer Patients

    DANBURY, Conn. -- After more than two decades, Shannon Cobb’s diverse career paths converged as she took the reins as CEO and president of Ann’s Place, a Danbury nonprofit that provides counseling, support and other resources to people and their loved ones coping with cancer.“One of the things I was drawn to was the direct service,’’ said Cobb, a Danbury resident for 15 years. “Working ...

  3. Garage Fire Quickly Extinguished In Brookfield

    Garage Fire Quickly Extinguished In Brookfield

    BROOKFIELD, Conn. -- The Candlewood Company of the Brookfield Volunteer Fire Department quickly extinguished a blaze Sunday afternoon in the garage of a home on Clearview Drive.Members of both Brookfield volunteer fire companies stayed on scene to vent the smoke and meter the house. There were no reported injuries. The cause and origin of the fire is under investigation by the ...

  4. 'Dance Your Pancreass Off' For A Good Cause At Fairfield Fundraiser

    'Dance Your Pancreass Off' For A Good Cause At Fairfield Fundraiser

    MONROE, Conn. -- People dancing to Stevie Wonder songs seems like an unusual way to remember a victim of pancreatic cancer. Then again, Sunday’s “Dance Your Pancreass Off” event at The Fairfield Circle Inn is precisely the kind of event Denise Gross would have wanted.A whopping 100 percent of proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit pancreatic cancer research. It was created by Monroe ...

  5. Bethel Firefighter Reaches Top Of Career Ladder In Bridgeport

    Bethel Firefighter Reaches Top Of Career Ladder In Bridgeport

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Richard Thode walked into the firehouse near his Long Island home as an 8-year-old boy and, essentially, never left. His responsibilities have changed, but the roots he planted in Port Washington, N.Y., led to a career as a firefighter and his new role as chief of the Bridgeport Fire Department.Who: Richard Thode, BethelWhat: Recently named Chief for the Bridgeport ...

  6. How Insects Survive Fairfield County's Winter — And Why That’s A Good Thing

    How Insects Survive Fairfield County's Winter — And Why That’s A Good Thing

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- In cold climates, insects seem to disappear when temperatures plummet. So where do they go? Depending on the type of insect, there are different strategies for surviving the cold.While some insects migrate to a warmer climate, like Monarch Butterflies and a small percentage of dragonfly species, most of the insects in our landscapes stay put in the winter. ...

  7. Supporters Help Bethel Woman Nurse Distressed Horse Back To Good Health

    Supporters Help Bethel Woman Nurse Distressed Horse Back To Good Health

    BETHEL, Conn. -- Danielle Cyr knew instantly the horses she agreed to board for a New York owner were fighting significant medical issues. Now one horse has died and the 26-year-old Bethel woman is coping with the expenses of nursing the other horse, Chance, back to health while also trying to understand the inhumane treatment of animals.Who: Danielle Cyr, BethelWhat: Coping with ...

  8. Caraluzzi's Gets Into The Spirit With New Liquor Store Near Danbury Airport

    Caraluzzi's Gets Into The Spirit With New Liquor Store Near Danbury Airport

    DANBURY, Conn. — Caraluzzi’s Wine & Spirits added a second location last month when it took over a site formerly occupied by Fairgrounds Wine & Spirits near the Danbury Airport.The new Caraluzzi’s Wine & Spirits is on Sugar Hollow Road in Danbury. “We are excited about the new location and the opportunity to bring our knowledge, expertise and strong customer service to the ...

  9. Weston Attorney, Firefighter Examines 'Shift' Of Faith In New Book

    Weston Attorney, Firefighter Examines 'Shift' Of Faith In New Book

    WESTON, Conn. -- Weston resident and volunteer firefighter Stephan Grozinger has written a book that can now be purchased through online book retailers.Grozinger, an attorney who grew up Ridgefield, "re-examines the assumption that free will is essential in faith,'' according to the book's website. "He concludes that far from being a source of anxiety or even a death sentence ...

  10. Esty Becomes First Democrat To Get Bill Signed By Trump

    Esty Becomes First Democrat To Get Bill Signed By Trump

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – President Donald Trump Tuesday signed into law two pieces of legislation authored jointly by Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from Connecticut, and Congresswoman Barbara Comstock, a Virginia Republican.The two measures, the Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act (H.R. 255) and the Inspiring the Next Space Pioneers, Innovators, Researchers, and ...

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