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.

Robot Fighting In Norwalk

Last month NHRL invited DoingItLocal to its summer competition which will lead to their Final Botdown on September 30th and World Chapionship on November 11. Their facilities are located at 165 Water Street in Norwalk. My biggest takeaway from the event was just how entertaining and affordable it is to bring the family. Just $15 for adults and $10 for kids. Even their VIP tickets at $50 are a bargain especially when you consider its all-day entertainment. Our guide Matt was enthusiastic about the sport and was very patient during some technical difficulties I was encountering! National Havoc Robot League (NHRL) robots are in the 3 to 30-pound weight category whereas Battlebots robots can weigh as much as 250 pounds!…

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Milford News: Fatal Motorcycle Crash

The Milford - Emergency Operations Center (EOC) received a 911 call at7:20pm for a report of a motor vehicle accident (MVA), involving a motorcycleand a truck on I-95. Companies arrived on scene to find the accident to beat I-95 North-Bound, just prior to exit 39-A. The accident was serious,resulting in 1 occupant/rider sustaining life threatening injuries and beingpronounced dead at the scene.

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Madison Av Boys & Girls Club Ribbon Cutting With Tour

Yesterday was the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Madison Avenue Wakeman Boys and Girls Club. Alumnus/actor/first black superhero Michael Jai White was on hand for the celebration. He said, "Sometimes it's a thankless job. You don't see the results right away. You plant seeds, you change lives, and you do it out of the goodness of your hearts". He then applauded the staff. Watch to the end as Margaret Reynolds was gracious enough to give us a tour of the facility.

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Bridgeport Gang Member Sentenced to More Than 4 Years in Federal Prison

Bridgeport Gang Member Sentenced to More Than 4 Years in Federal Prison HARRY BATCHELOR, also known as “Bookie,” 27, of Bridgeport, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Victor A. Bolden in Bridgeport to 50 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for a racketeering offense stemming from his involvement in a violent Bridgeport street gang.             Today’s announcement was made by Vanessa Roberts Avery, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut; Joseph T. Corradino, State’s Attorney for the Fairfield Judicial District; Bridgeport Police Chief Roderick Porter; Robert Fuller, Special Agent in Charge of the New Haven Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; James Ferguson, Special Agent in Charge, ATF Boston Field Division; Brian D.…

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