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Frank MacEachern

Urgent News Reporter fmaceachern@dailyvoice.com

Originally from Canada, Frank started his journalism in his native country before moving to Fairfield County a decade ago where he continued his career. He is a graduate of St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia and of University of King's College in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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  1. Battle Escalates Over Racial Slur Spraypainted On Stamford Home

    Battle Escalates Over Racial Slur Spraypainted On Stamford Home

    STAMFORD, Conn. — Stamford Mayor David Martin will meet with local NAACP members as the controversy grows over a racial slur that was spraypainted on the garage of a High Clear Road home.The home at 81 High Clear Drive is owned by Heather Lindsay, who is white, and she shares it with her husband, Lexene Charles, who is black. She has accused the police of not conducting a proper ...

  2. Fairfield County's Presidential Roots Run Deep With Bush Family

    Fairfield County's Presidential Roots Run Deep With Bush Family

    GREENWICH, Conn. -- George Washington may not have slept in Greenwich, but another George who became president called it home while he was growing up. As the nation marks Presidents Day, Fairfield County is remembered as a place near and dear to many presidents of the United States -- but to two in particular. George H.W. Bush, the 41st president, was raised in the Bush family home on ...

  3. Cops: Cache Of IEDs, Weapons Found In Bust Of Stamford Man On Drug Charges

    Cops: Cache Of IEDs, Weapons Found In Bust Of Stamford Man On Drug Charges

    STAMFORD, Conn. — Police seized a "tremendous amount of weaponry" at a North Stamford home including alleged improvised explosive devices that a 24-year-old man shared with his parents during a drugs and weapons bust Thursday night.Alexander S. Braverman, 24, was arrested a short distance away from his house at 41 Craig Court near the border with Pound Ridge, N.Y. The ...

  4. Police: Fairfield Man Charged With Raging At Ex-Girlfriend In Easton

    Police: Fairfield Man Charged With Raging At Ex-Girlfriend In Easton

    EASTON, Conn. — A 46-year-old Fairfield man was arrested after arriving at his ex-girlfriend's home in Easton in what police described as a "rage," yelling and screaming obscenities and finally bashing into her car, police said.  The incident began late Thursday night when Mark Steinfeld went to the victim's house and began yelling and swearing in the driveway as well as on ...

  5. Teen Charged In Pair Of Norwalk Food Delivery Driver Robberies, Shooting

    Teen Charged In Pair Of Norwalk Food Delivery Driver Robberies, Shooting

    NORWALK, Conn. — A suspect in two robberies of Norwalk food delivery drivers — including one who was shot and wounded — was arrested Friday morning when he appeared in Bridgeport Superior Court, Norwalk Police said.Tyriek Gantt, 19, of 142 Connecticut Ave., was charged with two counts of first-degree robbery, two counts of first-degree conspiracy to commit robbery, first-degree assault ...

  6. Police: Norwalk Man Found In Burning Car Tasered After Struggling With EMT

    Police: Norwalk Man Found In Burning Car Tasered After Struggling With EMT

    NORWALK, Conn. — A Norwalk man who awoke in his car to find it on fire and then told police who tasered him following a struggle that it didn't work is now under arrest. Steven Cruz, 22, of 42 West Ave., was charged with assault on an EMS member and interfering with an officer. HIs bond was set at $5,000, and his first scheduled court date is Feb. 24. Police were called to a Saturn car ...

  7. Norwalk Man Arrested After Elderly Relative Found On Feces-Covered Floor

    Norwalk Man Arrested After Elderly Relative Found On Feces-Covered Floor

    NORWALK, Conn. — A Norwalk man has been arrested after an elderly relative was found unresponsive and malnourished on a feces-covered floor at her Wilton Avenue home on Nov. 18, Norwalk Police said Wednesday.Anthony Winley, 58, of 58 Wilton St., Norwalk, was charged with first-degree reckless endangerment and cruelty to persons. He failed to post his $15,000 bond and was held for ...

  8. Fire Extensively Damages Norwalk Home Monday Morning

    Fire Extensively Damages Norwalk Home Monday Morning

    NORWALK, Conn. — Fire officials were working to determine how a fire began in the kitchen at 14 Kettle Ave. on Monday morning, then spread and caused severe damage to the single-family home. Sgt. Sofia Gulino said the fire was discovered by neighbors, who saw flames coming out of the rear of the home after 7 a.m. The fire department arrived and were able to douse the blaze quickly, she ...

  9. Uber's New Greenlight Hub Offers Help To Drivers Across Connecticut

    Uber's New Greenlight Hub Offers Help To Drivers Across Connecticut

    STAMFORD, Conn. — Uber opened a new office in Stamford to help its drivers, and a city official points to it as an example of the city's growing tech community.Thomas Madden said the Greenlight Hub, a central help facility for Uber’s drivers in Connecticut, also plays a role in making Stamford more attractive for businesses."We are absolutely thrilled to have Uber here in Stamford. ...

  10. Norwalk Firefighter Charged With Dealing Cocaine While On Duty

    Norwalk Firefighter Charged With Dealing Cocaine While On Duty

    NORWALK, Conn. -- A Norwalk firefighter dealt drugs while on duty, according to Norwalk Police, who arrested him Thursday afternoon as he sold cocaine to an undercover officer.Mark W. Monroe, 45, of 4 June Ave., is also facing weapons charges after officers discovered a loaded .45-caliber handgun on top of a dresser in his bedroom that wasn't safely stored and could be accessed by minor ...

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