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

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  1. Seen Her? Shelton Police Release Photo of Suspect In Purse Theft

    Seen Her? Shelton Police Release Photo of Suspect In Purse Theft

    SHELTON, Conn. — Police are searching for a woman who stole a Shelton woman’s purse and racked up more than $4,000 in charges to her credit card.On July 27, a 64-year-old woman was shopping at T.J. Maxx on Bridgeport Avenue, when another woman asked her to try on some clothing because she had the same figure of the person for whom the second woman was shopping, police said.The victim ...

  2. Fairfield American Faces Mid-Atlantic Champs In World Series Thursday

    Fairfield American Faces Mid-Atlantic Champs In World Series Thursday

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Break out the Cracker Jack.You’ve got two days to prepare for Fairfield American’s first game in the Little League World Series.Connecticut’s boys of summer go face-to-face with the Mid-Atlantic champs, Holbrook Little League out of Jackson, N.J., at 3 p.m., Thursday on ESPN. The Fairfield team is coming off a stunning 10-0 win over Maine to clinch the New England ...

  3. Hometown Pride: Fairfield Little League T-Shirts Are Now Available

    Hometown Pride: Fairfield Little League T-Shirts Are Now Available

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Do you want the world to know you’re rooting for Fairfield American in the Little League World Series this week? Head on over to Dick’s Sporting Goods in Norwalk or Milford to pick up your own special edition Fairfield American T-shirt.Created by Russell Athletic, the official Little League World Series uniform provider, the shirts are available in adult sizes for ...

  4. Bridgeport, Fairfield Honor Whitehead As 'First In Flight'

    Bridgeport, Fairfield Honor Whitehead As 'First In Flight'

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Local leaders declared Monday “Gustave Whitehead Day,” honoring the 116th anniversary of the inventor’s historic 1901 flight nearly two years before the Wright Brothers’ in 1903.“Gustave Whitehead was an inventor and immigrant who made a huge impact in the world,” said Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim. “His innovation paved the way for many other inventors and his legacy ...

  5. Tee Time: Golfers Wanted For Queens Of The Greens Tournament In Stratford

    Tee Time: Golfers Wanted For Queens Of The Greens Tournament In Stratford

    STRATFORD, Conn. — The Stratford Junior Women’s Club and The Perry House Foundation are teaming up to host Queens of the Greens, a women’s nine-hole golf tournament on Aug. 28.Held at Oronoque Country Club, the event benefits Stratford Junior Women’s Club, The Perry House Foundation and Emerge Inc.Queens of the Greens is a scramble golf tournament for women. The day includes dinner, a ...

  6. Westport Astronomers Invite Public To View Historic Solar Eclipse

    Westport Astronomers Invite Public To View Historic Solar Eclipse

    WESTPORT, Conn. — Can’t make it to Salem, Ore., or Charleston, S.C., for the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21?Do the next best thing and head on over to the Westport Astronomical Society, which will be observing the not-too-shabby 70 percent partial eclipse through the solar telescopes and glasses at its Bayberry Lane digs.If the skies are clear, the public is invited to take in this ...

  7. Baseball Fans Leaping On Little League Bandwagon In Fairfield

    Baseball Fans Leaping On Little League Bandwagon In Fairfield

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — With Fairfield American just one win shy of a berth in the Little League World Series, local fans are lining up behind their boys of summer.Colony Grill on the Post Road will host a viewing party of Fairfield’s appearance in the New England championship game at 1 p.m. Saturday. The game will be broadcast on ESPN.On Wednesday, Fairfield American beat Goffstown Junior ...

  8. Local Eats, Luxury Suites: Plans for Harbor Yard Announced In Bridgeport

    Local Eats, Luxury Suites: Plans for Harbor Yard Announced In Bridgeport

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Imagine polishing off a delectable Timothy’s ice cream cone while grooving to the tunes of Bob Dylan or Stevie Wonder in downtown Bridgeport.That’s the vision developer Howard Saffan has for the Ballpark at Harbor Yard, which he plans to turn into the new Harbor Yard Amphitheater ready to open for business in Summer 2019.“Today is truly a dream come true,” Saffan ...

  9. Fairfield Woman Injured When Tree Crashes Down On House

    Fairfield Woman Injured When Tree Crashes Down On House

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A Fairfield woman was injured early Thursday when a large tree fell on her Pellmeadow Drive home.Fire officials were called to the home around 6:18 a.m. There they found a large tree had done significant structural damage to the house.Emergency personnel removed the woman and treated her injuries before transporting her to a local hospital.“While there were injuries ...

  10. Driver, 21, Charged After Fleeing Police, Causing Fatal Crash In Bridgeport

    Driver, 21, Charged After Fleeing Police, Causing Fatal Crash In Bridgeport

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A woman is dead and two pedestrians were “severely injured” Thursday after a driver fled from a State Trooper on Interstate 95 and sped down Bridgeport streets, causing a fatal crash, police said.At about 1 p.m., a State Police trooper from Troop G was pursuing a black Infiniti when it stopped in a southbound traffic lane on the highway, State Trooper Kelly Grant ...

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