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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. Fairfield Cops: Kohl's Worker Tried To Steal $1,367 Through Fake Returns

    Fairfield Cops: Kohl's Worker Tried To Steal $1,367 Through Fake Returns

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A Kohl’s employee was arrested Friday after she tried to scam the Tunxis Hill Road store out of about $1,367 by making fake returns, Fairfield police said. Store management called police Friday to report they had an employee in custody for thefts that had occurred over the past few months, police said. They accused Merari Rosario, 41, of Oakview Circle, Bridgeport, of ...

  2. Fairfield Police: Bridgeport Man Picked A Fight At Child's Birthday Party

    Fairfield Police: Bridgeport Man Picked A Fight At Child's Birthday Party

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A Bridgeport man who got in a physical altercation with a Bridgeport woman at their son’s birthday party turned himself in to Fairfield police Friday, police said.Keenen Garvin, 26, of Houston Avenue, was charged with disorderly conduct and second-degree unlawful restraint in the Jan. 15 incident at Our Backyard Play Place on Villa Avenue, police said.The victim told ...

  3. Fairfield Cops: Mom Leaves 6-Year-Old In Car To Shop At BJ's

    Fairfield Cops: Mom Leaves 6-Year-Old In Car To Shop At BJ's

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A Mill Hill Terrace woman was arrested Saturday after she left her 6-year-old daughter unattended in a Mercedes while she went shopping at BJ’s in Fairfield, police said.Naida Muratbekova, 38, was charged with leaving a child unsupervised, police said. She was released on a promise to appear in court on March 6. A concerned citizen called police when she noticed the ...

  4. Fairfield Cops: Man Faces Drugs, Weapons Charges In Two Warrant Arrests

    Fairfield Cops: Man Faces Drugs, Weapons Charges In Two Warrant Arrests

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A Fairfield man faces multiple charges, including two counts of driving under the influence, after he was arrested Friday in connection with two incidents in 2016, police said.At around 8 p.m. on Sept. 5, an employee at The Wash Tub on Tunxis Hill Road reported an unconscious man in a running car in the parking lot, police said.When officers arrived, they awoke the ...

  5. Soul Legend Joins Musical Forces With Teen Guitar Phenom For Fairfield Show

    Soul Legend Joins Musical Forces With Teen Guitar Phenom For Fairfield Show

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Esteemed music critic and Pulitzer Prize winner Leonard Pitts once called Grayson Hugh “the greatest singer-songwriter you just may not have heard.”You can change that March 11 when the acclaimed Danbury-based musician and his band, The Moon Hawks, and Redding teenage guitar phenom Bobby Paltauf bring their Rock & Soul Explosion to the Fairfield Theatre Company. ...

  6. Eco-Friendly 'Junk King' Turns Trash To Treasure Across Fairfield County

    Eco-Friendly 'Junk King' Turns Trash To Treasure Across Fairfield County

    DANBURY, Conn. — They say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. And Tom McCabe can certainly attest to that.The Patterson, N.Y., resident recently left a career as a sales manager for a large corporation to open Junk King of Tri County. Serving Fairfield, Westchester and Putnam counties. The removal service prides itself on finding new homes for a whopping 65 percent to 75 percent ...

  7. Diver From Bridgeport Will Reveal Secrets From The Deep At Scuba Seminar

    Diver From Bridgeport Will Reveal Secrets From The Deep At Scuba Seminar

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Anyone who thinks scuba diving is a sport best done in Aruba or along the Great Barrier Reef should have a little chat with Denis Habza.Scuba certified since 2006, the Black Rock resident has made a side career of hunting through the dark depths of Long Island Sound, creating fascinating videos for a growing audience of landlubbers who want to know just what’s ...

  8. Ready For Their Close-Up: Fairfield County Photographers Featured In Show

    Ready For Their Close-Up: Fairfield County Photographers Featured In Show

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Several Fairfield County residents are among the winners of IMAGES 2017, the ninth annual juried photography competition and show at the Fairfield Museum and History Center. An exhibition of the winning photos and “The Photography of Joe Standart,” this year’s featured photographer, will open March 9 with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Beach Road museum. The ...

  9. Bridgeport Mayor Ganim Gets Down To Business For Annual Address

    Bridgeport Mayor Ganim Gets Down To Business For Annual Address

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Mayor Joe Ganim will present his annual address to the business community on Wednesday, March 15, at Bridgeport Holiday Inn & Conference Center. Sponsored by the Bridgeport Regional Business Council, the speech is part of an annual luncheon. Business leaders from across the city and region are expected to attend. The program runs from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the ...

  10. Skating In Shorts? Hundreds Glide By The Gazebo At Fairfield Fundraiser

    Skating In Shorts? Hundreds Glide By The Gazebo At Fairfield Fundraiser

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — With temperatures climbing into the balmy 60s, it wasn’t quite the winter wonderland scene organizers might have envisioned.But hundreds of families, teens and kids had a ball taking to the synthetic ice at the first-ever Skating on Sherman Green event in Fairfield on Friday afternoon, raising money for two children’s charities.“It’s really fun,” said Jack O’Connor, ...

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