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Tom Renner

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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.

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  1. Food, Love And Manic Depression: Author To Speak On New Memoir In Bethel

    Food, Love And Manic Depression: Author To Speak On New Memoir In Bethel

    BETHEL, Conn. -- Author David Leite will discuss his memoir, “Notes on a Banana: A Memoir of Food, Love, and Manic Depression” on Sunday, April 23 at Byrd's Books in Bethel.The talk begins at 5 p.m. Light fare prepared and served by Leite will start at  6 p.m.Leite previously discussed at Byrd's Books his previous work,, “The New Portuguese Table.” At this event, Leite will read from ...

  2. Sacred Heart U. Professor: Think Critically About Media In Era Of Fake News

    Sacred Heart U. Professor: Think Critically About Media In Era Of Fake News

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- In an era of exploding communications and digital media, it’s not enough for people to see, read or hear a message.Sacred Heart University’s Bill Yousman instructs students to determine who is sending the message. He teaches undergraduate and graduate level classes in media literacy, a growing concern in a world where information -- some accurate, some not -- spews ...

  3. Round Hill Manor in Greenwich Hits The Market For $39.9 Million

    Round Hill Manor in Greenwich Hits The Market For $39.9 Million

    GREENWICH, Conn. -- A Greenwich estate rich with history has returned to the market at 521 Round Hill Road.Dunnellen Hall, which was built for New York City financier Daniel G. Reid in 1918, is being offered by Sotheby’s International Realty for $39,900,000. The home has nine bedrooms, eight full baths, 17,603 square feet of living space and more than 40 acres.Reid, an American ...

  4. Bethel Mom's Heart-Testing Crusade: 'Life Is Why, Mike Is Why'

    Bethel Mom's Heart-Testing Crusade: 'Life Is Why, Mike Is Why'

    BETHEL, Conn. — A fairly simple test could have helped to prevent the death two years ago of Bethel teenager Michael Shanley. His mother, Maria Shanley, is working with Wimbledon Health Partners of Florida to raise awareness of sudden cardiac arrest. It is the top medical cause of death in young athletes, according to the American Heart Association, with one death every three days.Who: ...

  5. Early-Blooming Native Trees, Shrubs Help Bees Across Fairfield County

    Early-Blooming Native Trees, Shrubs Help Bees Across Fairfield County

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- There may still be a bit of snow on the ground, but spring is here and soon, a number of our native bee species will be active. As you look at your post-winter landscape, you may wonder where those early bees will find the forage that they need to survive.Forage resources for bees are slim in March and April, but some of our native trees and shrubs are ...

  6. 2 Fairfield County Towns Rank Among Richest Places To Live In America

    2 Fairfield County Towns Rank Among Richest Places To Live In America

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Old Greenwich and Darien ranked among the top 10 in a Bloomberg report on America’s 100 Richest Places.Old Greenwich ranked No. 6 with an average household income in 2015 of $341,401. Darien ranked No. 9 with an average household income of $313,277.Westport ranked No. 22 at $270,222 and Riverside ranked No. 45 at $239,571.Atherton, Calif., in the county of San ...

  7. The Tiny Miracles Foundation Plans Annual Gala In Westport

    The Tiny Miracles Foundation Plans Annual Gala In Westport

    DARIEN, Conn. -- The Tiny Miracles Foundation will hold its 12th annual gala – “America’s Got Preemies” – at The Inn at Longshore in Westport on Saturday, April 29 at 6:30 p.m. This year’s Gala is being co-chaired by Michelle Hogue (Westport) and Grace Duplinsky (Milford). The event will honor Leelee Smith Klein of Darien, former TTMF president and mother of premature twins.Guests will ...

  8. New Tavern Dishes Up Quintessential New England Flavor In Ridgefield

    New Tavern Dishes Up Quintessential New England Flavor In Ridgefield

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- Ridgefield resident and restaurateur Chef Germano Minin introduced a new neighborhood tavern to town in January with the opening of The Village Tavern on Main Street.The Village Tavern is quintessential New England, from its rustic aesthetics and prohibition style brown spirits program to its utilizations of local food resources and its inspired menu.The Village ...

  9. Newtown Family Follows Yellow Brick Road To Win Fairy Tale Trip On 'Today'

    Newtown Family Follows Yellow Brick Road To Win Fairy Tale Trip On 'Today'

    NEWTOWN, Conn. -- A Newtown family won a contest on the “Today” television show to take a dream trip to Scotland.Cara Hughes and her family were named the winners of the contest on Friday. They were one of four finalists in the contest. The family dressed up as characters in the “Wizard of Oz” in their pitch to win the trip. The trip's highlight will be a stay in the fairy tale Dun's ...

  10. Newly Open Monroe Social Makes The Case For Best Burger

    Newly Open Monroe Social Makes The Case For Best Burger

    MONROE, Conn. -- Constantin Crama found the inspiration for new his restaurant, Monroe Social, in his own kitchen. Now, he and partner Douglas Barrientos are hoping diners from all over Fairfield County find the appeal in their spin on an American favorite.Constantin and Douglas, who have worked together for 15 years as employees of a Fairfield County restaurant group, opened Monroe ...

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