George “Georgie” Chatzopoulos of Chips Family Restaurants passed away today after a year long battle with brain cancer. He was 55. George started his original restaurant in Orange and then to Fairfield, Wethersfield, Southbury and Southington. George was a well known philanthropist often holding pancake fundraisers for numerous organizations. He also held fundraisers in his restaurants on Thanksgiving Day like the Tip A Cop for Fairfield Police Benefiting Special Olympics.

Stephen Krauchick

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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