3:31pm–Norwalk–Possible small child abduction–I-95 near exit 14/15 area. Police are looking for an older red pickup landscaping type truck CT plate #–3BJ 810 driven by a Hispanic male wearing a red tee shirt, sunglasses last seen getting on I-95 no direction given.

Fairfield–Shortly after 11pm Sunday Night a boat owner who lives at 1172 Melville Avenue returned home from a day of boating and was backing his boat and trailer into his driveway when it was struck by a vehicle traveling on Melville Ave. The boat was knocked off the trailer and the striking vehicle had enough damage that it need to be towed from the scene. There were no injuries reported.

Car collides with train in Milford: wtnh.com

Bridgeport is in Financial Jeopardy–Only $229 million of the city’s assets are available to pay $1.6 billion of bills as they come due.  Read more from the report.

Erin Charlotte Harrington and Audrey Lansing Burns, both Fairfield residents and McKinley School 4th graders, were recognized last night at the Connecticut PTSA’s annual 2010-2011 ‘Reflections Program’ Together We Can themed Awards Ceremony and Reception held at Hamden Middle School in Hamden, Connecticut. Harrington won a first place for her video composition and Audrey Lansing Burns won a second place for her music composition. Harrington’s entry also won recognition at the National level. Master of Ceremonies, Sarah Beier, State Reflections Chair, and Marne Usher, CT State President, recognized the winners with medals for first place winners and certificates for all other winners.  This year the state of CT has 2012 entries school-wide. First place winners that were sent on to the state office to be judged were 364 entries. Of the 364 entries, there were 96 State Winners. Out of 96 state winners, (being 1ST, 2ND, 3RD, and 4th place) twenty-four first place winners were sent to National to be judged against all first place winners from all participating states. Connecticut had 6 National winners

FAIRFIELD, CT, May 28, 2011: On Saturday morning at 7:28am the Fairfield Emergency Communications Center received a report of a rollover with possible entrapment at Sturges and Unquowa Roads in lower Fairfield. Fairfield Fire Department  found an Oldsmobile minivan on its side in the roadway alongside a utility pole sheared off at the base with the vehicle’s driver trapped inside.   Fire personnel then removed the windshield and extricated the driver in what “appeared to be good condition” according to Assistant Chief Stephen Curry.

By Stephen Krauchick

DoingItLocal is run by Steve Krauchick. Steve has always had interest with breaking news even as an early teen, opting to listen to the Watergate hearings instead of top 40 on the radio. His interest in news spread to become the communities breaking news leader in Connecticut’s Fairfield County. He strongly believes that the public has right to know what is happening in their backyard and that government needs to be transparent. Steve also likes promoting local businesses.

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