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Roy Fuchs

Community Advisor

Roy is a retired financial/marketing executive who lived in Westport for 30 years, and still has ties to the community despite living in Trumbull. He was a member of Westport's Board of Finance, he volunteers actively in Westport and Trumbull, is a substitute teacher and a volunteer ESL tutor. He began writing as a retiree, and now reports extensively on activities in both towns.

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  1. Digging Out: Up To 14 Inches Of Snow Buries Fairfield County

    Digging Out: Up To 14 Inches Of Snow Buries Fairfield County

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Thursday's snowy blast was the worst storm to strike Fairfield County in two years, at the end of it, most residents were buried under a foot or more of snow.Many will still be digging out from the storm on Friday. Most school districts in Fairfield County will be opening with delays, and two districts — Stratford and Weston — are closed for Friday. (Click here ...

  2. Westport Student Shares Ways Of Coping With Anxiety With Thousands Of Peers

    Westport Student Shares Ways Of Coping With Anxiety With Thousands Of Peers

    WESTPORT, Conn. — Twenty-one-year-old Westporter Tessa Zimmerman was a straight A student — but was always anxious that if she didn’t get that A that she wouldn’t get into college. But as a high school student, she learned how to step outside her anxiety, to watch it, but not participate in it. This made her determined to find that magic bullet to help other high school students with ...

  3. With Record Temps Yielding To Steady Snow, Trumbull Hunkers Down

    With Record Temps Yielding To Steady Snow, Trumbull Hunkers Down

    TRUMBULL, Conn. — Trumbull was blanketed with heavy snow by mid-morning Thursday, with meteorologists predicting up to 14 inches of the white stuff to fall across Fairfield County by the end of the day.Connecticut State Police are warning that highways and roads are snow-covered and slippery — and visibility is poor with snow falling at a rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Temperatures are ...

  4. Westport Sunrise Rotary Invites Nonprofits To Apply For Grants

    Westport Sunrise Rotary Invites Nonprofits To Apply For Grants

    WESTPORT, Conn. — The Westport Sunrise Rotary Club's Charitable Giving Committee is now accepting applications for 2017 from nonprofits looking for financial support. Last year, the club awarded grants to 31 nonprofit organizations directly supporting individuals residing in Westport and surrounding communities from Norwalk to Bridgeport.Rotary members were actively involved in the ...

  5. Westport Country Playhouse Stages Bare Bones Theater At Bare Bones Price

    Westport Country Playhouse Stages Bare Bones Theater At Bare Bones Price

    WESTPORT, Conn. — Annie Keefe, curator of Westport Country Playhouse's Script In Hand series,  highlighted this season’s three offerings for Y’s Men of Westport and Weston last week.Keefe called the series “theater light — no production values, no costumes, no scenery, no special lighting effects, no sound, no properties.” Just “good stories read by wonderful actors.”These bare bones ...

  6. Adviser To Student Newspaper In Westport To Speak On Future Of Journalism

    Adviser To Student Newspaper In Westport To Speak On Future Of Journalism

    WESTPORT, Conn. — Mary Elizabeth Fulco, faculty adviser to the Inklings newspaper at Staples High School, will speak to Y’s Men of Westport/Weston about teaching, advising and mentoring student journalists and about the future of the field.Her talk will be on Feb. 9, at the Saugatuck Congregational Church at 245 Post Road E., Westport. She will talk.Fulco was honored last May by the ...

  7. Trumbull Expert Explains How To Cut The Cord & Find A Brave New World Of TV

    Trumbull Expert Explains How To Cut The Cord & Find A Brave New World Of TV

    TRUMBULL, Conn. — Through the good graces of a librarians’ underground, writer and digital-streaming explainer extraordinaire Jim Gifford introduced a packed room of over 100 people at a Trumbull Library gathering to the mysteries of Cutting the Cord — dumping cable TV for a DIY construct of the many, varied and increasing streaming media choices.Yes, cutting the cord is a viable ...

  8. Experts To Speak On Cyber Crimes, Hacking At Y's Men Of Westport/Weston

    Experts To Speak On Cyber Crimes, Hacking At Y's Men Of Westport/Weston

    WESTPORT, Conn. — Two experts in cyber crime, hacking, identity theft and cyber fraud will speak to the Y's Men of Westport/Weston this month with an emphasis on how to avoid becoming a victim.One speaker will be Vanessa Richards, assistant U.S. attorney in Connecticut and coordinator of the computer hacking and intellectual property (CHIP) office.  She will be joined by U.S. Postal ...

  9. Y's Men To Hear About Westport's Business Climate From Chamber Chief

    Y's Men To Hear About Westport's Business Climate From Chamber Chief

    WESTPORT, Conn. — The Y's Men will get an insider's look at the current business climate in town as the head of the Westport Weston Chamber of Commerce speaks at the group's next meeting. Matthew Mandell, the chamber's executive director, will be speaking at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at the Saugatuck Congregational Church.He will also explain what the chamber has been up to and what ...

  10. Polls Missed Trump Win But Were Not That Bad, Expert Says In Westport Talk

    Polls Missed Trump Win But Were Not That Bad, Expert Says In Westport Talk

    WESTPORT, Conn. — Though few expected Donald Trump to win the presidential election, “the polls were not as bad as is commonly assumed,” the director of the Quinnipiac University Poll told the Y’s Men of Westport/Weston. The “quality” polls — those done by the major television networks, Pew Research and Quinnipiac — projected a 4 percentage point popular vote victory by Hillary Clinton, ...

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