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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. Sen. Murphy Reassures Fearful Immigrants In Wake Of Trump's Actions

    Sen. Murphy Reassures Fearful Immigrants In Wake Of Trump's Actions

    STAMFORD, Conn. — After Donald Trump was elected president, an undocumented immigrant in Stamford said that her 7-year-old American-born son turned to her and asked whether it meant she would be returned to her Central American homeland."The day that the president was elected he asked: 'Why was he picked? He's a bad man, he's going to send you back,' " the woman said through ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Police: Monroe Man Charged With Posting About School Shootings On Facebook

    Police: Monroe Man Charged With Posting About School Shootings On Facebook

    MONROE, Conn., -- A Monroe man has been charged with breach of peace after he made alarming references to school shootings on his Facebook account, Monroe Police said.Peter Jennings, 21, was arrested Wednesday after his remarks alarmed people who notified police.He was released a court-set bond of $25,000 and is scheduled to appear in court Thursday. He is a former Monroe student, ...

  7. Police: Angry Wilton High Student Made Shooting Threat

    Police: Angry Wilton High Student Made Shooting Threat

    WILTON, Conn. — A Wilton High student was arrested after she made a comment about "shooting them all up" in a chain of events that began after she had poured a cup of coffee into a fellow student's locker, according to her arrest warrant.Victoria Flowers, 18, of 41 Erdmann Lane, has been charged with second-degree threatening and second-degree breach of peace. She turned ...

  8. Pedestrian Hit, Killed By Vehicle In Greenwich

    Pedestrian Hit, Killed By Vehicle In Greenwich

    GREENWICH, Conn. — A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle and killed on West Putnam Avenue in Greenwich near the New York border Monday evening, Greenwich police said.  West Putnam Avenue was closed at Western Jr. Highway for the investigation into the fatal accident, which occurred at about 6:30 p.m. Monday, Lt. Kraig Gray said."The operator of the vehicle remained at the scene and has ...

  9. Norwalk Police: White Supremacist Fliers Found In Newtown Avenue Driveways

    Norwalk Police: White Supremacist Fliers Found In Newtown Avenue Driveways

    NORWALK, Conn. — Some Newtown Avenue residents found a disturbing sight when they discovered white supremacist fliers on their driveways Monday morning, police said.Norwalk Police said the fliers were reported to them around 10:30 a.m. Monday. "There is an ongoing investigation," Lt. Terry Blake said. "At this point we don't believe these residents were targeted."He ...

  10. Man Wounded In Post Super Bowl Party Shootout At Upscale Stamford Apartment

    Man Wounded In Post Super Bowl Party Shootout At Upscale Stamford Apartment

    STAMFORD, Conn. — A 32-year-old man was shot in the groin and the leg in a wild shootout involving two other men who had just left a Super Bowl party on Towne Street at 11 p.m. Sunday, Stamford Police said.The shooting was captured on surveillance video at the upscale downtown apartments, police said."The video was outrageous. In the middle of this complex with them firing at one ...

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