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Casey Donahue

Assistant Managing Editor cdonahue@dailyvoice.com

Originally from Pennsylvania, Casey graduated from Fairfield University with a major in journalism and a minor in political science. He has covered several towns in Fairfield County since 2010. 

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  1. Easter Weekend Weather Looks Perfect For Egg Hunts In Ridgefield

    Easter Weekend Weather Looks Perfect For Egg Hunts In Ridgefield

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Fairfield County residents will have plenty of sunny skies and warm weather over the holiday weekend to search for Easter eggs, though there is the possibility of a couple pockets of rain in the region.Friday will be sunny, with a high near 62 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. The calm wind will become a north wind of around 5 mph in the ...

  2. Car Fire Causes Wood Pile To Ignite In Brookfield

    Car Fire Causes Wood Pile To Ignite In Brookfield

    BROOKFIELD, Conn. -- A went up in flames on Johns Road in Brookfield Thursday morning, and caused a nearby wood pile to ignite as well, fire officials said.Both Brookfield fire companies responded to the fire at around 6:30 a.m. Thursday. When they arrived, they found the car to be fully involved with fire, and the adjacent wood pile had caught fire as well, fire officials said.Fire ...

  3. Gov. Malloy Will Not Seek Third Term

    Gov. Malloy Will Not Seek Third Term

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election for a third term next year.He teared up a bit as he made his announcement in Hartford with his family and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman by his side."I am tremendously proud of the undeniable progress we’ve made, but I also know how much is still yet to be done," Malloy said. "I ...

  4. Coyote Attacks On Dogs On The Rise In Weston

    Coyote Attacks On Dogs On The Rise In Weston

    WESTON, Conn. — A number of Weston dogs have been attacked by coyotes in the past week, including one incident in which a woman was attacked while trying to intervene, according to the Weston Forum.Animal control told the Weston Forum that the woman went outside her Overbrook Lane home Friday to help one of her dogs, which was being attacked by a coyote, when the coyote turned on her. ...

  5. Danbury Woman Busted At Fast Food Eatery On Drug-Selling Charges

    Danbury Woman Busted At Fast Food Eatery On Drug-Selling Charges

    DANBURY, Conn. -- A Danbury woman and a Stamford man were both arrested on drug charges after a lengthy investigation that ended with the woman being arrested at a local fast food restaurant.Police arrested Katrina Cordeiro, 27, of Danbury and Andrew Coke, 28, of Stamford on Wednesday following a weeks-long investigation that began when police received complaints from citizens that ...

  6. Norwalk River Valley Trail Reopens Wilton Loop After Dog-Coyote Encounter

    Norwalk River Valley Trail Reopens Wilton Loop After Dog-Coyote Encounter

    WILTON, Conn. — The Norwalk River Valley Trail has reopened the Wilton Loop after it had been closed this week following an encounter between a coyote and a dog.The dog was not injured in the encounter, but broke free from its owner after spotting the coyote on the trail at around 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the area south of Sharp Hill Road, according to Wilton Police. The Wilton Loop was ...

  7. Unsolved Fairfield County Murders Featured On New Cold Case Playing Cards

    Unsolved Fairfield County Murders Featured On New Cold Case Playing Cards

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Several unsolved murders that have taken place in Fairfield County in recent years are included in a new edition of "cold case" playing cards that are available to inmates throughout the Connecticut correctional system.This is the fourth edition of the playing cards, which are produced by the Cold Case Unit in the Office of the Chief State's Attorney ...

  8. Bridgeport's David Walker, Former U.S. Comptroller, Enters Governor's Race

    Bridgeport's David Walker, Former U.S. Comptroller, Enters Governor's Race

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Former U.S. Comptroller General and Bridgeport resident David Walker has filed paperwork to seek the Republican nomination for governor, according to CT News Junkie.Walker served as the U.S. Comptroller General from 1998 to 2008. The position is responsible for overseeing and ensuring fiscal and managerial accountability for the federal government. He is currently a ...

  9. Brush Fire Risks Rise As Temps Heat Up In Ridgefield

    Brush Fire Risks Rise As Temps Heat Up In Ridgefield

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- High temperatures and dry conditions could increase the risk for brush and forest fires throughout Fairfield County on Tuesday, though some rain could move into the area Tuesday night, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures are expected to warm into the 70s, and possibly into the 80s in some portions of the county on Tuesday, which will be ...

  10. Man Charged With Groping Teen At Fairfield Fireworks Gets Probation

    Man Charged With Groping Teen At Fairfield Fireworks Gets Probation

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- A Redding man who was charged with groping a 14-year-old at a fireworks show in Fairfield last year will receive probation and won't have to register as a sex offender, according to the Connecticut Post.Fairfield Police launched a search for 54-year-old Harry Metz after he photobombed the girl's selfie after the fireworks show last year and groped her, according to ...

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