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Tom Renner

Client Editor

No one knows local sports quite like Tom Renner, The Daily Voice's Sports Editor. For 22 years, he covered the field for The Stamford Advocate. He's been in Fairfield County since 1987.

Tom Renner's Contributions

  1. How Insects Survive Fairfield County's Winter — And Why That’s A Good Thing

    How Insects Survive Fairfield County's Winter — And Why That’s A Good Thing

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- In cold climates, insects seem to disappear when temperatures plummet. So where do they go? Depending on the type of insect, there are different strategies for surviving the cold.While some insects migrate to a warmer climate, like Monarch Butterflies and a small percentage of dragonfly species, most of the insects in our landscapes stay put in the winter. ...

  2. Supporters Help Bethel Woman Nurse Distressed Horse Back To Good Health

    Supporters Help Bethel Woman Nurse Distressed Horse Back To Good Health

    BETHEL, Conn. -- Danielle Cyr knew instantly the horses she agreed to board for a New York owner were fighting significant medical issues. Now one horse has died and the 26-year-old Bethel woman is coping with the expenses of nursing the other horse, Chance, back to health while also trying to understand the inhumane treatment of animals.Who: Danielle Cyr, BethelWhat: Coping with ...

  3. Weston Attorney, Firefighter Examines 'Shift' Of Faith In New Book

    Weston Attorney, Firefighter Examines 'Shift' Of Faith In New Book

    WESTON, Conn. -- Weston resident and volunteer firefighter Stephan Grozinger has written a book that can now be purchased through online book retailers.Grozinger, an attorney who grew up Ridgefield, "re-examines the assumption that free will is essential in faith,'' according to the book's website. "He concludes that far from being a source of anxiety or even a death sentence ...

  4. Greenwich Musicians Believe Kids Hit The Right Notes With Classical Music

    Greenwich Musicians Believe Kids Hit The Right Notes With Classical Music

    GREENWICH, Conn. — Rodica Brune of Greenwich knows as well as anyone that children require the right balance of academics, athletics and arts to develop into well-rounded individuals.Lately, however, the owner of Atelier Constantin Popescu and Riverside of School of Music, has seen students and their parents dismiss an important piece of that equation. Specifically, fewer students are ...

  5. New Canaan Girls Help Synchronized Skating Team Dominate Nationals

    New Canaan Girls Help Synchronized Skating Team Dominate Nationals

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Girls from Fairfield County helped the Skyliners synchronized skating team win four gold medals and one bronze medal last week in the national championships in Rockford, Ill.The Skyliners won titles in the Junior, Novice, Intermediate and Juvenile Divisions. The Senior Division team finished third."“This season has been truly exceptional, with all of our ...

  6. New Canaan Skaters Shine For Stamford Synchro Squad

    New Canaan Skaters Shine For Stamford Synchro Squad

    STAMFORD, Conn.  – The Southern Connecticut Synchronized Skating team finished its season at the Reflections Synchronized Skating Invitational competition last weekend at Hershey, Pa.The Sprites received their sixth consecutive gold medal over two seasons. The Shadows, an Open Juvenile Line, took third and the Shimmers finished fifth.Information about tryouts and Clinics for the ...

  7. New Canaan Police Report Close Encounter Between Dog, Coyote

    New Canaan Police Report Close Encounter Between Dog, Coyote

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- New Canaan Police Chief Leon Krolikowski warned dog owners to closely supervise their pets after an encounter between a pet dog and a coyote on Tuesday, according to a report in the New Canaan Advertiser.Krolikowski said the encounter occurred around 6:45 a.m. on Autumn Lane between a medium-sized dog and the coyote. The dog's owner frightened the coyote by ...

  8. Thunderstorms, Heavy Fog To Hit New Canaan

    Thunderstorms, Heavy Fog To Hit New Canaan

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Fairfield County residents will need an umbrella for most of the day Thursday as showers and thunderstorms are forecast to last throughout the evening.The National Weather Service forecast predicts showers and thunderstorms will last until 2 a.m. There is also a dense fog advisory until 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Temperatures are forecast to reach the mid 60s, with ...

  9. Detroit Man Gets 3 Years For Smash-And-Grab At Stamford Jewelry Store

    Detroit Man Gets 3 Years For Smash-And-Grab At Stamford Jewelry Store

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- A Detroit man received a 36-month prison sentence for his role in a heist at a Stamford jewelry store in November 2014, prosecutors said.U.S. District Judge Victor A. Bolden in Bridgeport sentenced Brandon Paul Quainton, 23,  to 36 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for his role in a smash-and-grab robbery of the Stamford ...

  10. Tribes Pick East Windsor As Site For 3rd Proposed Casino In Connecticut

    Tribes Pick East Windsor As Site For 3rd Proposed Casino In Connecticut

    The Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan Tribes have proposed building a third casino in Connecticut, and have selected East Windsor to build a new entertainment and gaming facility.East Windsor is near Bradley International Airport and just off of Interstate 91 and slightly north of Hartford.“From the beginning, we’ve said that we want to site our new facility in a town that’s eager to have ...

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