Contact Us
Newtown Daily Voice serves Bethel & Newtown

Menu

Newtown Daily Voice serves Bethel & Newtown

Nearby Towns

Meredith Guinness

Community Reporter mguinness@dailyvoice.com

Meredith Guinness is a reporter covering breaking news and community features in Fairfield County.

Meredith Guinness's Contributions

  1. Police: Fairfield U. Student Faces Drug Charges

    Police: Fairfield U. Student Faces Drug Charges

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A Fairfield University student faces drug charges after campus security found 330 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and more than $1,000 cash in his townhouse bedroom early Saturday, police said.Shortly before 2 a.m., a campus Public Safety officer questioned a group of people on a townhouse deck because he thought he smelled burnt marijuana.One of the students, ...

  2. Fairfield Cops: Teen Driver Avoids Deer, Ends Up In Sasco Creek

    Fairfield Cops: Teen Driver Avoids Deer, Ends Up In Sasco Creek

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A teen driver was taken to the hospital Friday evening after he hit a tree and rolled into Sasco Creek, police said.The 17-year-old Fairfield resident told officers he was traveling westbound on Cross Highway around 7 p.m., when he swerved to avoid a deer in the road and his car rolled, hit the tree and went into the creek.
He was transported to St. Vincent’s Medical ...

  3. Police: Uber Fight Leaves One Injured, Three Charged On Fairfield Beach

    Police: Uber Fight Leaves One Injured, Three Charged On Fairfield Beach

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A Saturday evening fight over an Uber car left one Fairfield University student bloodied and three other young men arrested, police said.Officers arriving on the scene at 5:48 p.m. found the shirtless 22-year-old victim sitting by the side of Fairfield Beach Road with a cut above his right eyebrow and blood on his chest and stomach, police said.The victim and his ...

  4. Fairfield Police Investigating Beer Bottle Attack On Woman In Downtown Bar

    Fairfield Police Investigating Beer Bottle Attack On Woman In Downtown Bar

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A Bridgeport woman told police someone hit her over the head with a beer bottle at a Sanford Street eatery early Saturday.The 28-year-old said the culprit was someone in a large group that left the bar at Crave in two cars around 1 a.m.The victim, who refused medical treatment, said she accidentally bumped into a woman standing at the bar earlier and believed that ...

  5. New Artisan's Market Sets Up Shop In Shelton's Conti Building

    New Artisan's Market Sets Up Shop In Shelton's Conti Building

    SHELTON, Conn. — The Artisan’s Market, featuring a slew of unique products from local artists and craftspeople, is set to debut October 1 at the downtown Conti Building.Coinciding with Shelton Day, the event will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. throughout 415 Howe Avenue, home to dozens of small businesses including the city’s only bookstore and an independent coffee shop.There’s even a ...

  6. State Grant Spells Big Improvements At Trumbull's Kennedy Center

    State Grant Spells Big Improvements At Trumbull's Kennedy Center

    TRUMBULL, Conn. — The Trumbull-based Kennedy Center completed major renovations to its parking lot, sidewalks and landscaping, thanks to a $299,000 state grant.The funding came as part of Connecticut’s Small Town Economic Assistance Program (STEAP) and meant big changes at 39 Lindeman Drive, headquarters for the rehabilitation organization for people with disabilities and special ...

  7. Sacred Heart U Unveils New State-Of-The-Art Healthcare Education Center

    Sacred Heart U Unveils New State-Of-The-Art Healthcare Education Center

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Sacred Heart University officially opened its new Center for Healthcare Education on Friday, ushering in a new era of state-of-the-art experiential learning for students in its nursing and health professions programs.“This building is extraordinary, don’t you think?” said Mary Alice Donius, dean of the College of Nursing.Set on a hill just down Park Avenue from SHU’s ...

  8. Fairfield Police: Man In Bathrobe Broke Into Home, Watched Girl Sleep

    Fairfield Police: Man In Bathrobe Broke Into Home, Watched Girl Sleep

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A 36-year-old man wearing nothing but a bathrobe and T-shirt broke into a Tunxis Hill Road home early Friday and watched a girl sleep before her family trapped him and called 911, Fairfield police said.Eric Kusheba, who also lives on Tunxis Hill Road but was not known to the family, cut a screen window, entered the teen's bedroom and watched her sleep around 5:30 ...

  9. Pavilion Honoring Patriarch Of Jones Family Farms Opens This Weekend

    Pavilion Honoring Patriarch Of Jones Family Farms Opens This Weekend

    SHELTON, Conn. — It was back in the 1930s when Philip Jones began planting trees around the family farm his great-grandfather founded on Walnut Tree Hill Road.So it’s only fitting that the Jones Family Farms family has paid tribute to the farm’s patriarch by building a pavilion made from lumber that came from trees he planted.Located next to the former dairy barn that now houses the ...

  10. Shelton Police: Sleepy Man Shoots Landscapers With Pellet Gun

    Shelton Police: Sleepy Man Shoots Landscapers With Pellet Gun

    SHELTON, Conn. — A shirtless man shot his neighbor’s landscapers with a pellet gun Thursday because he was trying to sleep and they were too noisy, police said.Shelton officers called to Tuckahoe Drive around 10 a.m. found the landscapers who showed them injuries they sustained from the man with a rifle they saw at the window of a neighboring home, police said.Officers went to the home ...

  11. Prev Page 1 of 50 1 2 3 4 5 Next
    1 - 10 of 500 articles

Welcome to

Newtown Daily Voice!

Serves Bethel & Newtown

This is a one time message inviting you to keep in touch

Get important news about your town as it happens.