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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. It's Prime Time To Pick-Your-Own At Jones Family Farms In Shelton

    It's Prime Time To Pick-Your-Own At Jones Family Farms In Shelton

    SHELTON, Conn. — The weather outside was frightfully unpredictable this spring, but farmers at Jones Family Farms say it didn’t stop the 2017 strawberry crop from flourishing.“After 50 years in the business, this spring has been perhaps the most changeable weather for our strawberries,” said Terry Jones. “If you had asked me in late April, I would have guessed we’d not see berries ripe ...

  2. Westport Cops: New Jersey Man Nabbed For Stealing Airbags At Train Station

    Westport Cops: New Jersey Man Nabbed For Stealing Airbags At Train Station

    WESTPORT, Conn. — A New Jersey man faces multiple charges for breaking into cars and stealing airbags at the Saugatuck train station this spring, police said.On June 9 at 6 p.m., Jose Cruz, 50, of Clinton Place, Newark, drove up to a parked Honda CRV, pried open the door and stole the airbag from the steering wheel, police said. He also removed airbags from two other Honda CRVs around ...

  3. Little Box Pizza Serves Up Tasty Pie, Second Chances In Stamford

    Little Box Pizza Serves Up Tasty Pie, Second Chances In Stamford

    STAMFORD, Conn. — James Gibson grew up in Bridgeport and Norwalk, his life filled with gangs, jail time and personal pain.With a family to support, he was determined to change his destiny, but found himself underemployed and struggling to make ends meet.Enter Little Box Pizza — a new socially conscious, quality driven food enterprise now on the Stamford scene.Founded by restaurateurs ...

  4. Woman Leaves Car Unlocked At Lake Mohegan; Thief Grabs $3K In Luxury Items

    Woman Leaves Car Unlocked At Lake Mohegan; Thief Grabs $3K In Luxury Items

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A woman who left nearly $3,000 in cash and belongings in her unlocked car at Lake Mohegan on Friday morning came back to find it all missing, Fairfield police said.The woman said she parked her car at the east side of the parking lot near the walking trails around 8:15 a.m. She came back around 9:15 a.m. to find her $600 Tory Burch purse missing, along with everything ...

  5. Police: Norwalk Woman Tried To Swipe $1,200 In Drugs From Fairfield Store

    Police: Norwalk Woman Tried To Swipe $1,200 In Drugs From Fairfield Store

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A Norwalk woman was arrested Saturday after she left a Fairfield Stop & Shop without paying for more than $1,200 in over-the-counter medications, police said.Christina Foley, 32, of Benedict Street, was charged with fifth-degree larceny. She is scheduled to appear in court on June 27, police said.Officers were called to the Stop & Shop on Kings Highway Cutoff ...

  6. Driving Lesson Cut Short When Fairfield 15-Year-Old Hits Utility Pole

    Driving Lesson Cut Short When Fairfield 15-Year-Old Hits Utility Pole

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A Fairfield man faces charges after he tried to give his 15-year-old sister a driving lesson and she hit a utility pole Saturday evening, police said.Enrique Silva-Hernandez, 22, of Fisk Street, was given a misdemeanor summons for two counts of reckless endangerment and failure to have proper insurance, police said.Another driver called police to report a car ...

  7. Westport Cops: Man On Crack Passed Out Behind The Wheel On Post Road

    Westport Cops: Man On Crack Passed Out Behind The Wheel On Post Road

    WESTPORT, Conn. — A New London man who was found passed out with his foot on the brake of a running car on the Post Road Friday afternoon faces several drug and motor vehicle charges, police said.Allan Jones, 45, of Green Street, was charged with possession of a narcotic not in its original container, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance, operating a ...

  8. Start Your Own Revolution At Fairfield's New Museum Commons

    Start Your Own Revolution At Fairfield's New Museum Commons

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Fairfield Museum & History Center on Friday officially opened The Museum Commons, a new center for cultural activity on the historic Town Green.Wondering what you'l find there?Here are five things to know about this new destination for kids, families and visitors to Fairfield.Make Yourself At Home: The Museum Commons includes three historic structures — the ...

  9. More Charges Added For Bank Robbery Suspect After Armed Stratford Standoff

    More Charges Added For Bank Robbery Suspect After Armed Stratford Standoff

    Updated: STRATFORD, Conn. — An armed standoff Thursday morning in Stratford led to the arrest of a 25-year-old man police believe was responsible for armed robberies at banks in Shelton and New Haven.Shelton officers charged Bryce Laister, who had been living on Pleasantvilew Avenue in Stratford for several months, with first-degree robbery, third-degree larceny, criminal possession of ...

  10. It's A Homecoming As Deep Banana Blackout Hits The Stage In Fairfield

    It's A Homecoming As Deep Banana Blackout Hits The Stage In Fairfield

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Deep Banana Blackout, one of Connecticut’s favorite funk bands, will have a homecoming of sorts June 16, when it takes the stage at Fairfield Theatre Company’s The Warehouse.The group, which features a full horn section and a soulful groove, has played several sold-out shows at FTC’s smaller Stage One, but this will be their debut at the much-larger Warehouse.The show ...

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