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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. Nutmeg State Games Honors Brave, Bright Figure Skater From Ridgefield

    Nutmeg State Games Honors Brave, Bright Figure Skater From Ridgefield

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. — Lauren Toia of Ridgefield delivers a mature perspective on life that few 12-year-olds can share. Then again, the East Ridge Middle School seventh-grader has been through far more than most children her age.Toia will be honored Thursday, Feb. 23, as the State Athlete of the Year by the Nutmeg State Games. The honor comes after Toia won a silver medal in figure skating ...

  2. Jill Biden Elected Board Chair Of Fairfield's Save The Children

    Jill Biden Elected Board Chair Of Fairfield's Save The Children

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Dr. Jill Biden has been elected Chair of the Board of Trustees for Save the Children of Fairfield, a global humanitarian organization.Dr. Biden, a lifelong educator and the wife of former Vice President Joe Biden, will succeed Anne Mulcahy, former CEO of Xerox, who has served as Chair since 2010.“As an educator and ardent advocate for children, Dr. Jill Biden has a ...

  3. Bethel, New Fairfield Girls Basketball Teams Meet For League Title

    Bethel, New Fairfield Girls Basketball Teams Meet For League Title

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Bethel High School tips off against New Fairfield Wednesday night at 7 p.m. in the South-West Conference girls basketball championship game at Newtown High School.Second-seeded Bethel enters the game with a 19-3 record. Fifth-seeded New Fairfield also brings a 19-3 record into the contest. The Rebels won the regular-season meeting between the teams, 43-37, on ...

  4. Bethel Firefighters Snuff Out Stove Fire With Watering Can

    Bethel Firefighters Snuff Out Stove Fire With Watering Can

    BETHEL, Conn. -- The Bethel Fire Department quickly extinguished a stove fire Monday afternoon at 1 Elizabeth St.The call to the fire department came in at 1:53 p.m. Firefighters extinguished the fire with a watering can.

  5. Bethel Firefighters Free Young Girl Stuck In Shopping Cart

    Bethel Firefighters Free Young Girl Stuck In Shopping Cart

    BETHEL, Conn. -- The Bethel Fire Department used bolt cutters to extricate a child got stuck in a shopping cart Sunday at Caraluzzi's Bethel Food Market.Lieutenant F.J. Oldham quickly used the bolt cutters to free the young girl, who was unharmed and all smiles after the ordeal, according to the Fire Department.

  6. Latte Art Throwdown Perks Up Java Fans In Newtown

    Latte Art Throwdown Perks Up Java Fans In Newtown

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — Java junkies everywhere are invited to a gathering of Connecticut baristas and an evening of latte art designs, creative espresso concoctions and camaraderie on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at Café Xpresso in Newtown.The coffee shop is located at 150 S. Main St. in Newtown. The exhibition begins at 7 p.m. “We are excited to be hosting this event," said Café Xpresso owner ...

  7. Victim Identified In Fatal Norwalk Fire As Probe Continues

    Victim Identified In Fatal Norwalk Fire As Probe Continues

    NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Fire Department officials have identified the victim in a deadly Bettswood Road fire on Sunday morning as a 67--year-old woman, according to The Hour.Paramedics could not revive Alice Klavun, who died of smoke inhalation, according to the story. Norwalk fire crews rushed to the scene shortly after 7 a.m. after passersby saw flames shooting from bedroom windows ...

  8. 100 MPH Police Chase On I-95 Ends With Arrest In Bridgeport

    100 MPH Police Chase On I-95 Ends With Arrest In Bridgeport

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A New Haven man faces multiple charges after leading police on a high-speed pursuit through four towns that reached more than 100 mph before finally concluding with his arrest early Monday in Bridgeport, state police said.Emilio Davila, 22, of New Haven was charged with reckless driving, three counts of first-degree reckless endangerment, engaging police in pursuit, ...

  9. After I-95 Crashes, AAA Reminds Connecticut Drivers To Slow Down, Move Over

    After I-95 Crashes, AAA Reminds Connecticut Drivers To Slow Down, Move Over

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The nation's most recognizable agency automobile agency is urging drivers to slow down and drive more cautiously on Interstate 95 after a half-dozen collisions or near-collisions on Connecticut interstates in the first two months of the year.AAA Northeast said drivers should be aware of the state's Slow Down, Move Over law, that requires drivers to slow down ...

  10. Bethel School District Plans Parents University

    Bethel School District Plans Parents University

    BETHEL, Conn. -- The Bethel School District will host a Parent University at Bethel Middle School on Thursday, Feb. 23.The event runs from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The presentation provides parents and caregivers with information and skills to promote their children's academic, social and emotional growth and development. The goal is to increase the number of parents and caregivers who feel ...

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