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Meredith Guinness

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

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  1. Snow Doubt About It: It's A Wintery Day In Ridgefield

    Snow Doubt About It: It's A Wintery Day In Ridgefield

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. — Wind gusts are in the 40-45 mph range in some spots in Fairfield County, but that didn’t stop Jeff Brogan and Jennifer Dineen from venturing out to snap a photo of today’s winter storm in Ridgefield.It’s a snow lover’s paradise out there, folks! Send your photos of conditions in your neck of the woods -- and let us know where that is -- to mguinness@dailyvoice.com ...

  2. Fairfield County: Send Us Your Snow Day Photos

    Fairfield County: Send Us Your Snow Day Photos

    FAIRFIELD County, Conn. — Are you walking in a winter wonderland? Have you brought along your camera?It’s a snow lover’s paradise out there, folks! Send your photos of conditions in your neck of the woods -- and let us know where that is -- to mguinness@dailyvoice.com and we’ll post them on our Fairfield County sites.

  3. Off And Running: Bridgeport Mayor Ganim Files For Gubernatorial Bid

    Off And Running: Bridgeport Mayor Ganim Files For Gubernatorial Bid

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — It’s official: Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim is running for governor.Pledging that “We can do better,” Ganim today filed the necessary paperwork with the State Elections Enforcement Commission to run as a Democratic candidate in 2018.  Citing his more than 14 years as mayor of the state’s largest city, Ganim is pledging to work hard to revive the Connecticut economy and ...

  4. Greenwich Takes CT's Only 2 Spots On List Of Priciest ZIP Codes In U.S.

    Greenwich Takes CT's Only 2 Spots On List Of Priciest ZIP Codes In U.S.

    GREENWICH, Conn. — Two ZIP codes in Greenwich share an interesting distinction: They’re among the 100 priciest in the country.Based on home sales closed in 2017, the 06878 and 06830 ZIP codes took the 78th and 89th spots, respectively, on the list compiled by PropertyShark, a leading real estate data provider.The 06878 area had a median sale price of $1,507,500 and 06830 had a median ...

  5. Shelton Mayor Gives Kennedy Center A Holiday Surprise

    Shelton Mayor Gives Kennedy Center A Holiday Surprise

    SHELTON, Conn. — The Kennedy Center got a surprise this holiday season — a $5,000 donation from Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti.Lauretti made the donation through proceeds from his annual Mayor’s Charity Golf Tournament.“We want to personally thank Mayor Lauretti and the supporters of his golf tournament for their generous donation to The Kennedy Center,” said Martin Schwartz, president and ...

  6. Hello, Hockey Fans: Messier To Visit Sacred Heart University

    Hello, Hockey Fans: Messier To Visit Sacred Heart University

    UPDATE: The venue has changed for this event. It will be held at the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts, not the Pitt Center.FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Six-time Stanley Cup winner Mark Messier will slide on into Sacred Heart University later this month to talk about his storied career.Messier, who is now the CEO of the Kingsbridge National Ice Center, will speak on Jan. 17 as part of SHU’s ...

  7. Hot Dog Hounds Rejoice: Cricket Car Hop Opens In Stratford

    Hot Dog Hounds Rejoice: Cricket Car Hop Opens In Stratford

    This is one of the most popular stories of 2017 in Fairfield County.Update: Check out the ribbon-cutting by clicking here on the Daily Voice.STRATFORD, Conn. — Let there be long dogs!The wait is finally over in Stratford: the Cricket Car Hop — 2.0, if you will — officially opens for business  on Saturday.The doors will open at 11 a.m. for the grand opening at the new site, 900 Access ...

  8. Westport Police Officer Stops Wrong-Way Driver Entering Merritt Parkway

    Westport Police Officer Stops Wrong-Way Driver Entering Merritt Parkway

    WESTPORT, Conn. — A police officer who cut off a drunken driver heading the wrong way on a Merritt Parkway exit ramp Friday night may have prevented a tragedy, according to Westport police.At around 9:15 p.m., Officer David Scinto saw a vehicle attempting to enter the Exit 41 northbound off ramp, according to Lt. Jillian Cabana.Scinto put on his emergency lights and quickly drove up in ...

  9. Love Is All Around: Fairfield County Bid Goodbye To Mary Tyler Moore In '17

    Love Is All Around: Fairfield County Bid Goodbye To Mary Tyler Moore In '17

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — The entire nation mourned when actress Mary Tyler Moore died on Jan. 25 at age 80. And her local fans were able to pay their last respects when Moore, a longtime Greenwich resident, was buried in Fairfield. A steady stream of fans made a pilgrimage to Oak Lawn Cemetery on Jan. 30 to pay their respects to the iconic actress and producer who was laid to rest there the ...

  10. Monroe Firefighters Called To Condo Complex Twice In 24 Hours

    Monroe Firefighters Called To Condo Complex Twice In 24 Hours

    MONROE, Conn. -- Stepney and Monroe fire departments responded to Northbrook Condos for an indoor odor of smoke early Saturday, according to the Stepney department's Facebook page.Both departments were in the same complex last evening for a separate fireplace issue.

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