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

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  1. Win A Meal A Day For A Year In B.GOOD Customer of The Year Contest

    Win A Meal A Day For A Year In B.GOOD Customer of The Year Contest

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Are you a loyal B.GOOD customer?Have you got what it takes to be their 2018 Customer of the Year?The restaurant chain, which has locations in Fairfield and Greenwich, announced this week it’s searching for that special someone who will receive, among other things, a free meal a day for a year.“Customer of the Year has been a long-standing tradition for B.GOOD ...

  2. Beat The Seasonal 'Blahs' With Taste Of Fairfield WinterFest

    Beat The Seasonal 'Blahs' With Taste Of Fairfield WinterFest

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Foodies will converge on Fairfield Jan. 28 for the first-ever Taste of Fairfield WinterFest, a celebration of food and friends that’s billed as the perfect antidote to the winter blahs.Sponsored by Fairfield Magazine and benefitting Operation Hope, the event will highlight more than two dozen restaurants and businesses — from craft beer and comfort foods to fine ...

  3. Fairfield Rotary Serves Up Pancakes For Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

    Fairfield Rotary Serves Up Pancakes For Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — The Fairfield Rotary is teaming up with Chip’s Family Restaurant to offer relief to those dealing with the aftereffects of hurricanes in Puerto Rico.Pancakes for Dinner will take place Jan. 30 at the Tunxis Hill Road restaurant with all proceeds going to the Rotary’s Hurricane Relief Fund for Puerto Rico.Seating times are 5, 6 and 7 p.m. and the set price is $15 per ...

  4. Ice, Ice, Baby: Skating On The Green II Planned In Fairfield

    Ice, Ice, Baby: Skating On The Green II Planned In Fairfield

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Rustle up those Riedells — Al’s Angels has announced the dates for the second annual Skating on Sherman Green festivities.Skating on the Green II will be held from Friday, Feb 23, through Sunday, Feb. 25.Last year’s pop-up pond weekend drew 3,000 and transformed Sherman Green into an image straight out of a Currier & Ives print.The specially made rink — with its ...

  5. Top Bank Strategist To Outline Economic Trends At Fairfield Breakfast

    Top Bank Strategist To Outline Economic Trends At Fairfield Breakfast

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — First Selectman Mike Tetreau and People’s United Bank strategist John Traynor will be guest speakers at the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Economic Outlook Breakfast.The annual event is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. Jan. 24 at Brooklawn Country Club.Traynor is the chief economic strategist for People’s United Bank, the event sponsor. He joined the People’s team in ...

  6. NBC Sports Exec Offers Behind-The-Scenes Peek At Olympics In Fairfield Talk

    NBC Sports Exec Offers Behind-The-Scenes Peek At Olympics In Fairfield Talk

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Counting the days until the 2018 Winter Olympics?Get a behind-the-scenes peek at all the festivities on Jan. 25 when broadcaster Rob Simmelkjaer, senior vice president of NBC Sports Ventures, speaks about his experiences at the games at Fairfield Museum and History Center.The Westport resident will present “Backstage at the Olympics with NBC” through the museum’s 2018 ...

  7. Dinner & A Show: Westport Chamber Series Makes Date Night A Cinch

    Dinner & A Show: Westport Chamber Series Makes Date Night A Cinch

    WESTPORT, Conn. — The Westport Weston Chamber of Commerce has announced Supper & Soul, a new dinner and concert series that takes the guesswork out of date night.The series kicks off Saturday, Jan. 27 with a concert by Dana Fuchs and a three-course meal at one of five popular downtown restaurants.Here’s how it works: Participants buy a single ticket that covers both the 6 p.m. meal ...

  8. Amur Tiger Twins Meet The Press At Bridgeport's Beardsley Zoo

    Amur Tiger Twins Meet The Press At Bridgeport's Beardsley Zoo

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — The twin tiger cubs staffers at the Beardsley Zoo have been hand rearing since November made their media debut Thursday.The nearly seven-week-old girls — Zeya and Reka — mewed and sat together, curiously peering out at a gaggle of newspaper and TV reporters and cameras.“This is their first time out with people,” said Zoo Director Gregg Dancho. “We’re expecting them ...

  9. Now Hiring: Ulta Beauty Getting Closer To Opening In Westport

    Now Hiring: Ulta Beauty Getting Closer To Opening In Westport

    WESTPORT, Conn. — Construction continues at 1365 Post Road East, where workers are transforming the former Anthropologie into a sprawling new Ulta Beauty.Posters on the building show the company is already touting job opportunities at ulta.com/careers.Slated to open in Westport later this year, Ulta Beauty is the largest beauty retailer in the U.S. and a destination for cosmetics, ...

  10. Thomas W. McGillicuddy, Fairfield Prep's First Lay Principal, Dies At 83

    Thomas W. McGillicuddy, Fairfield Prep's First Lay Principal, Dies At 83

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Thomas W. McGillicuddy, a longtime teacher and administrator at Fairfield College Preparatory School, passed away peacefully Jan. 4 at Bridgeport Hospital with his family by his side. He was 83.Born in Worcester, Mass., on May 6, 1934, McGillicuddy graduated from The College of the Holy Cross before beginning his more than 42-year career at Fairfield Prep. Joining the ...

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