Fairfield’s K-9 Jake Has A Unique Ride

What does Fairfield’s K-9 Jake have in common with LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, P. Diddy, Jeff Gordon, 50 Cent and Donald Trump? They all had their vehicles customized by Will Castro. Will Castro's Designs and Unique are synonymous with the highest quality customizations and craftsmanship all over the world. Will Castro also has a TV show, Unique Rides on Speed Channel. The custom Ford F-150 was designed by Nu-age Warning from Seymour, Connecticut.The customized ride was paid for from private donations. Sergeant Hector Irizarry is Jake’s handler and chauffeur. K-9 Jake is named in honor of Marine Corp veteran Jake Pettit from Fairfield, Connecticut. K-9 Jake and Sergeant Irizarry use the truck to bring awareness of Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)…

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Owner Katie Vanovitch along with First Selectman Michael Tetreau and Fairfield Chamber Of Commerce President Beverly A. Balaz cut the ribbon to Fairfield's Senior Helpers

Senior Helper Opens In Fairfield

#Fairfield CT-- Tuesday Senior Helpers located at 1700 Post Road in Fairfield held their ribbon cutting at their offices.  Owner Katie Vanovitch said Senior Helpers mission is to allow senior citizens to maintain their independence for as long as possible within their home.  They also provide the family caregiver the relief they need so they can continue with their daily lives.   This was the first ribbon cutting I brought my wife to because she is the primary caregiver to her 88-year-old mother and 94-year-old father and it was an opportunity for her to get some new resources in tending to their needs.   You can reach Katie at Senior Helpers at 203-659-0402 or online at  

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Loan to help CT car race track

The State of Connecticut  will provide Thompson International Speedway, LLC with an $800,000 loan to upgrade its existing facility in Thompson. Founded in 1940, the company has 48 employees and plans to hire at least 23 more employees over the next two years. “This is a terrific story of a new generation bringing their talent, skills and entrepreneurship home to the family business and Connecticut,” Governor Malloy said. “It capitalizes on one of our state’s strengths – our location – and serves a growing regional market for sports entertainment and tourism, employs and create jobs for residents and brings out-of-state spending into the local economy.” DECD will provide the $800,000 loan at 2 percent interest for a term of 10…

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