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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. Young Female Pitbull Dumped Near Merritt In Westport Looks For New Home

    Young Female Pitbull Dumped Near Merritt In Westport Looks For New Home

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- A young female pit bull named Marilyn is looking for a new home after being left tied to a sign off the Merritt Parkway in Westport.Marilyn was found after a previous owned left her tied to the sign at exit 41, and was brought to Westport Animal Control. When she first arrived at the shelter, it was apparent that she had not been treated very nicely, officials said. ...

  2. Cold Snap, Strong Winds In Fairfield Could Cause Power Outages

    Cold Snap, Strong Winds In Fairfield Could Cause Power Outages

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Expect a couple of cold and blustery days in Fairfield County this week, as a wind advisory has been issued and temperatures are expected to be well below normal.The wind advisory will be in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday, with the highest winds expected this afternoon. The northwest wind will be between 15 and 25 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph, according to ...

  3. Low Clearance: Truck Gets Stuck Under Train Overpass In Fairfield

    Low Clearance: Truck Gets Stuck Under Train Overpass In Fairfield

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- When you're renting a truck, it's usually a good idea to double check how tall it is, as a couple folks learned the hard way in Fairfield on Tuesday morning.A rented truck got stuck under the overpass on Center Street in front of the Southport train station just before 11 a.m. Tuesday. Police were on the scene of the lodged truck, directing traffic around the lodged ...

  4. Trumbull's Mia McCaffrey, 6, Fought To Raise Awareness Of Childhood Cancer

    Trumbull's Mia McCaffrey, 6, Fought To Raise Awareness Of Childhood Cancer

    TRUMBULL, Conn. — A Trumbull girl who helped raise money and awareness for childhood cancer research died last week at the age of 6.Mia Rose McCaffrey died Friday with her mother Marian and father Jim by her side. She also leaves behind her beloved little brother, James.After Mia was diagnosed with a rare childhood cancer, she was determined to fight. According to her obituary, she was ...

  5. Republican Roulette: Who Will Trump Pick For U.S. Attorney In Conn.?

    Republican Roulette: Who Will Trump Pick For U.S. Attorney In Conn.?

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- With Deirdre Daly set to stay in her position as U.S. attorney for the district of Connecticut until October, President Donald Trump has some time before he has to select a replacement for her.Daly had been one of 46 U.S. attorneys who had been instructed by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to submit their resignations earlier this month. The decision was later ...

  6. Woman Insulted In Danbury Bathroom After Being Mistaken For Transgender

    Woman Insulted In Danbury Bathroom After Being Mistaken For Transgender

    DANBURY, Conn. – A Naugatuck woman said she was harassed in the women's bathroom at the Walmart in Danbury by another woman who mistook her for transgender.In a video posted to Facebook that has been shared more than 1,700 times, Aimée Toms says she was washing her hands when the other woman flipped her off and called her disgusting."She thought I was a dude who was hiding in the ...

  7. Police Pursuit Of Car With Child Aboard Ends With Crash On I-84 In Newtown

    Police Pursuit Of Car With Child Aboard Ends With Crash On I-84 In Newtown

    NEWTOWN, Conn. -- A Danbury woman driving with a 4-year-old child in her car led police on a chase through Southbury Thursday night that ended when she crashed into a police cruiser and a tractor trailer in Newtown, according to state police.The woman and the child passenger were taken to Danbury Hospital and charges are pending, state police said.At around 9:10 p.m. police in Southbury ...

  8. Police: Trumbull Shoplifter's Attempt To Throw Away Cocaine Backfires

    Police: Trumbull Shoplifter's Attempt To Throw Away Cocaine Backfires

    TRUMBULL, Conn. — A 45-year-old man suspected of shoplifting razors from Stop & Shop in Trumbull tried to dump some cocaine he had on him as officers approached, but the wind blew it back at him, according to a police report.Security stopped Curtis Garnet, of Trumbull, as he was leaving the store March 2 and recovered the razors, at which point Garnet took off and ran toward Main ...

  9. Snowfall Projections Growing For Storm Headed To Fairfield

    Snowfall Projections Growing For Storm Headed To Fairfield

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- More snow is on the way to Fairfield County this weekend, with some areas along the coast possibly receiving up to 6 inches, according to the National Weather Service.Friday is supposed to be sunny and cold, with a high around 41 and wind chill values between 25 and 35. Friday night will be partly cloudy, with a low around 28 and calm winds.Snow is likely to ...

  10. Fairfield Ranks Among Priciest Zip Codes In Connecticut

    Fairfield Ranks Among Priciest Zip Codes In Connecticut

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Fairfield County towns dominate a recent ranking by PropertyShark.com of the most expensive zip codes in the state, with Greenwich's 06870 topping the list at No. 1.The PropertyShark analysis used residential property sale data from 2016 to rank the most expensive zip codes by median sale prices. The Old Greenwich area with the 06870 zip code was the most ...

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