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.

Anime Comes To Fairfield

In the vibrant world of Japanese pop culture, a new destination has emerged, promising an unparalleled retail experience for anime and manga enthusiasts. Ellie Greenberg, the visionary behind Arisu, has unveiled the store's second location at 226 Kings Highway East in Fairfield, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in a unique shopping adventure. A Journey to Japan Arisu is not your typical retail store. As soon as customers step through its doors, they are transported to the heart of Japan. The store is meticulously designed to evoke the essence of Japanese culture, making patrons feel as though they have embarked on a journey across the Pacific. "You come in and you feel like you're being transported to Japan," Greenberg shares, capturing…

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Fairfield News: Pedestrian Struck

Police UPDATE: A 17-year-old was struck by a vehicle while crossing Stillson Road. The pedestrian’s view was obstructed by a landscaping trailer which was traveling in the roadway, but stopped for traffic. The teenager, who admitted to not looking both ways, crossed the road and was struck by a passing vehicle. The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. No other injuries were reported. 2024-05-16@3:30PMish--#Fairfield CT-- A 17-year-old male was struck by a car on Stillson Road this afternoon. Police are investigating.

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Police Involved Shooting

On May 16, 2024, Bridgeport Police responded to the 200 block of Birdseye Street on reports of a suspicious male party brandishing a knife. Upon arrival, Officers located that party in the roadway (200 block of Birdseye St) where an officer-involved shooting occurred. The suspect was transported to Saint Vincent’s Hospital where he is listed in stable condition. When a police officer uses deadly force in the course of his or her duties, it is crucial that a thorough investigation is conducted. As directed by the Connecticut Police Accountability Act, this investigation will be conducted by the Office of Inspector General, the Connecticut State Police Western District Major Crime Squad, and the Office of the State’s Attorney - Judicial District…

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