A number of people were injured in a crash outside Sacred Heart University on Jefferson Street.
2023-01-30@7:40pm--#Fairfield CT-- A pedestrian was struck in the 2000 block of Post Road around 6:30pm and 2 pedestrians were struck in the 4000 block of Park Avenue both suffering head injuries according to radio reports. The photo is from the Park Avenue incident.
FAIRFIELD, Connecticut (January 30, 2023) – You may have heard that you need to “know yournumbers,” which refers to key markers of heart health like blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar,body mass index (BMI), and waist circumference. Although doctors test most of these numbers atannual check-ups, it’s important that you know your numbers and understand what they mean. Bykeeping those numbers within a healthy range, you can greatly improve your heart health and reduceyour risk for heart disease.February is Heart Health month and the Fairfield Health Department is celebrating by urging allresidents to make sure they know their numbers. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in theUnited States for both men and woman, and it is preventable. The 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 https://www.seniorhelpers.com/fairfieldupper-ct/
UPDATE: From the Fairfield Police: This was a one vehicle (motorcycle) type collision that occurred on Brooklawn Ave., just north of its intersection with Algonquin Rd. The collision investigation revealed that Vehicle #1 was traveling southbound on Brooklawn Ave., when he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed in the roadway. Operator #1 originally left the scene of accident. Upon further investigation, we learned that he was currently at St. Vincent's Hospital. Op #1 explained while traveling southbound on Brooklawn Ave., he lost control of the bike and was unable to stop appropriately so he "dumped" the bike. Operator #1 was driven to St. Vincent's Hospital by his girlfriend, Vanessa Hinojosa after he sustained injuries. he was issued a…
11:30 am -- #Fairfield CT -- Dwight School has received a bomb threat from an automated voice type phone call. The school was evacuated and the school has been inspected by police who found nothing. Students will be going back to calls except kindergarten and pre-school who normally dismiss early will be going home according to Lieutenant Perez of the Fairfield Police Department. Some hear Dwight Hall mentioned which is in Fairfield University and it was thought Fairfield University was involved which it wasn't said Perez. This report is made possible by:
4:38pm--#Fairfield CT--Firefighters are on the scene at 80 Longfellow Avenue for a large leaking propane tank. Neighbors said they smelled gas on and off all weekend. A representative from Southern Connecticut Gas traced the odor to the tanks. Thanks to Carol for letting me on her porch to take the photos!