Contact Us
Bridgeport Daily Voice serves Bridgeport, CT
Return to your home site

Menu

Bridgeport Daily Voice serves Bridgeport, CT

Nearby Towns

Meredith Guinness

Community Reporter

Meredith Guinness is a reporter covering breaking news and community features in Fairfield County.

Meredith Guinness's Contributions

  1. Fairfield Police: Driver In Crash Says He 'Took Every Drug In The Book'

    Fairfield Police: Driver In Crash Says He 'Took Every Drug In The Book'

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A driver who told emergency personnel he was “God” and had taken “every drug in the book” was sent to the hospital late Friday after he ran his car into a tree, police said.Just before midnight, the driver was heading down Cornell Road and turning onto Melville Avenue when he struck the tree, police said.The car came to rest in the parking lot of Fairfield Warde High ...

  2. Fairfield Eatery Ordered To Pay Nearly $250,000 In Back Wages

    Fairfield Eatery Ordered To Pay Nearly $250,000 In Back Wages

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A Fairfield restaurant and its owner must pay $244,930 in back wages and liquidated damages to eight employees as part of a settlement with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division.Division investigators found that Vinny’s of Fairfield Inc. – which does business as Vinny’s Ale House – and owner Ernst H. Buggisch failed to pay required overtime to ...

  3. Two Bridgeport Residents Charged With Voter Fraud In Stratford

    Two Bridgeport Residents Charged With Voter Fraud In Stratford

    STRATFORD, Conn. — Stratford police have arrested two Bridgeport residents in connection with voter fraud during the town’s mayoral election.Troy Stevenson, 56, and Betty Chappell, 56, were both arrested on warrants for applying for absentee ballots during the November election, police said.The investigation began when the Town Clerk’s Office noticed some discrepancies in absentee ...

  4. Bridgeport Police: MA Tourists Broke Into Shuttered Majestic Theater

    Bridgeport Police: MA Tourists Broke Into Shuttered Majestic Theater

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A trio of Massachusetts tourists found inside the shuttered and soon-to-be-renovated Majestic Theater was arrested Thursday morning, the Connecticut Post reported.Police found Ryan Mello, 33, of Quincy, and Joseph Mollica, 21, of Berlin, in the darkened theater’s lobby, the Post said.John Mooney, 35, of Taunton, was hiding in the balcony, the Post said.Each was ...

  5. Lockdown Lifted, Arrests Pending At Stratford High School

    Lockdown Lifted, Arrests Pending At Stratford High School

    STRATFORD, Conn. — A fight possibly involving a knife led to a lockdown at Stratford High School this morning, according to Stratford police.“There was a fight at Stratford High School this morning,” read a tweet from the department’s Twitter account. “Someone alleged that a knife was displayed and the school was placed in lockdown for precaution.”The lockdown was lifted a few hours ...

  6. Bridgeport Fire Displaces Four on Pembroke Street

    Bridgeport Fire Displaces Four on Pembroke Street

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Four people were displaced — and one dog was rescued — while firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze at a Pembroke Street building Wednesday, according to the Connecticut Post.Fire personnel were on the scene for hours after the afternoon call of smoke in a storefront on the ground floor of the building between Ogden and Stillman streets, the Post said.The fire, which ...

  7. Westport Residents Invited To Join Citizens' Police Academy

    Westport Residents Invited To Join Citizens' Police Academy

    WESTPORT, Conn. — Ever wonder what it takes to be a Westport police officer?The Westport Police Department will be offering a Citizens’ Police Academy for Westport residents beginning March 7.The nine-week course will help up to 24 participants gain a better understanding of the role of the police department in the community.Participants will watch demonstrations by highly trained ...

  8. Hatchet-Wielding Man Stopped By Bridgeport Police Officer

    Hatchet-Wielding Man Stopped By Bridgeport Police Officer

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A “visibly irate” Trumbull man was arrested Tuesday night when a quick-thinking police officer stopped him from entering an East End deli carrying a hatchet, according to the Connecticut Post.Sgt. Jason Amato was on patrol when he saw Timothy Frey, 23, of Haviland Drive, leave the Sunshine Deli on Stratford Avenue, grab a hatchet from a parked truck and head back ...

  9. Stratford Man Gets Prison Time For Role In Large-Scale Fencing Operation

    Stratford Man Gets Prison Time For Role In Large-Scale Fencing Operation

    STRATFORD, Conn. — A Stratford man on Thursday was sentenced to 18 months in prison for his role in a large-scale fencing operation, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s office.From January 2012 to December 2014, Matthew Harwood, 43, and his co-conspirator Andrew Sacco would buy stolen goods from “boosters,” typically shoplifters with opioid addictions, and then resell the ...

  10. Workers Tracking 'Putrid Smell' Make Grisly Discovery At Bridgeport Court

    Workers Tracking 'Putrid Smell' Make Grisly Discovery At Bridgeport Court

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Court officials tracking a “putrid smell” at the Golden Hill Street courthouse made a gruesome discovery Wednesday — two decapitated chickens under a bench, according to the Connecticut Post.The chickens, decorated in gold, green and silver glitter, were found feet up in the large arraignment court, the Post said.And this isn’t the first time: Decapitated chickens ...

  11. Prev Page 3 of 162 1 2 3 4 5 Next
    21 - 30 of 1,615 articles

Welcome to

Bridgeport Daily Voice!

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.