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    Hometown Hero Information

    Do you know a Hometown Hero? Call, write, or email News 12 Connecticut and that person could be featured on News 12 Connecticut's Hometown Hero segment every Wednesday. 

    Do you know a Hometown Hero? Call, write, or email News 12 Connecticut and that person could be featured on News 12 Connecticut's Hometown Hero segment every Wednesday. 

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    Hometown Hero photos

    Wednesday, February 26 2020 5:29 PM EST2020-02-26 22:29:45 GMT
    Olsen is the board chair of Fairfield County's Community Foundation and chairs its executive committee. As chair, she is involved with the foundation's annual Giving Day.Olsen is the board chair of Fairfield County's Community Foundation and chairs its executive committee. As chair, she is involved with the foundation's annual Giving Day.
    Olsen is the board chair of Fairfield County's Community Foundation and chairs its executive committee. As chair, she is involved with the foundation's annual Giving Day.Olsen is the board chair of Fairfield County's Community Foundation and chairs its executive committee. As chair, she is involved with the foundation's annual Giving Day.

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  • Hometown Hero: Mimi Greenlee

    Hometown Hero: Mimi Greenlee

    Westport Library volunteer Mimi Greenlee has been helping organize the library's book sale for the last 20 years. Organizers recently expanded its mission to help provide employment for adults with disabilities.
  • Chef's Quick Tip: Meatballs

    Chef's Quick Tip: Meatballs

    Friday, March 27 2020 11:35 AM EDT2020-03-27 15:35:45 GMT
    This week, Chef Dennis Radovic, from Tony's at the J House, shows Tina Redwine how to make meatballs.
    This week, Chef Dennis Radovic, from Tony's at the J House, shows Tina Redwine how to make meatballs.
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  • British Prime Minister Johnson tests positive for virus

    British Prime Minister Johnson tests positive for virus

    Friday, March 27 2020 7:29 AM EDT2020-03-27 11:29:07 GMT
    Saturday, March 28 2020 5:39 PM EDT2020-03-28 21:39:45 GMT
    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the new coronavirus.
    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the new coronavirus.
  • 'Off the charts': Virus hotspots grow in middle America

    'Off the charts': Virus hotspots grow in middle America

    Saturday, March 28 2020 1:49 AM EDT2020-03-28 05:49:30 GMT
    Saturday, March 28 2020 5:39 PM EDT2020-03-28 21:39:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). An elderly woman stands in a window in a poor area of Bucharest, Romania, Friday, March 27, 2020 as authorities try to limit the spread of the new coronavirus, one of the measures being forbidding people over 65 years of age to...(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). An elderly woman stands in a window in a poor area of Bucharest, Romania, Friday, March 27, 2020 as authorities try to limit the spread of the new coronavirus, one of the measures being forbidding people over 65 years of age to...
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). An elderly woman stands in a window in a poor area of Bucharest, Romania, Friday, March 27, 2020 as authorities try to limit the spread of the new coronavirus, one of the measures being forbidding people over 65 years of age to...(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). An elderly woman stands in a window in a poor area of Bucharest, Romania, Friday, March 27, 2020 as authorities try to limit the spread of the new coronavirus, one of the measures being forbidding people over 65 years of age to...
    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has become the first leader of a major country to test positive for the coronavirus as disturbing new outbreaks appeared in the United States and deaths surged in Italy and Spain.
    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has become the first leader of a major country to test positive for the coronavirus as disturbing new outbreaks appeared in the United States and deaths surged in Italy and Spain.
  • Virus prevention measures turn violent in parts of Africa

    Virus prevention measures turn violent in parts of Africa

    Saturday, March 28 2020 7:09 AM EDT2020-03-28 11:09:07 GMT
    Saturday, March 28 2020 5:39 PM EDT2020-03-28 21:39:42 GMT
    (AP Photo). Ferry passengers flee from police firing tear gas, after new measures aimed at halting the spread of the new coronavirus instead caused a crowd to form outside the ferry in Mombasa, Kenya Friday, March 27, 2020. The new measures required pu...(AP Photo). Ferry passengers flee from police firing tear gas, after new measures aimed at halting the spread of the new coronavirus instead caused a crowd to form outside the ferry in Mombasa, Kenya Friday, March 27, 2020. The new measures required pu...
    (AP Photo). Ferry passengers flee from police firing tear gas, after new measures aimed at halting the spread of the new coronavirus instead caused a crowd to form outside the ferry in Mombasa, Kenya Friday, March 27, 2020. The new measures required pu...(AP Photo). Ferry passengers flee from police firing tear gas, after new measures aimed at halting the spread of the new coronavirus instead caused a crowd to form outside the ferry in Mombasa, Kenya Friday, March 27, 2020. The new measures required pu...
    Tear gas.
    Tear gas.
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  • What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

    What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

    Saturday, March 28 2020 11:29 AM EDT2020-03-28 15:29:13 GMT
    Saturday, March 28 2020 5:29 PM EDT2020-03-28 21:29:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). In this photo taken March 24, 2020, Mia Grace, right, holds a package of toilet paper as she and her dog Breezy observe social distancing chalk marks on the sidewalk while waiting to get in to The Reef Capitol Hill, a marijuan...(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). In this photo taken March 24, 2020, Mia Grace, right, holds a package of toilet paper as she and her dog Breezy observe social distancing chalk marks on the sidewalk while waiting to get in to The Reef Capitol Hill, a marijuan...
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). In this photo taken March 24, 2020, Mia Grace, right, holds a package of toilet paper as she and her dog Breezy observe social distancing chalk marks on the sidewalk while waiting to get in to The Reef Capitol Hill, a marijuan...(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). In this photo taken March 24, 2020, Mia Grace, right, holds a package of toilet paper as she and her dog Breezy observe social distancing chalk marks on the sidewalk while waiting to get in to The Reef Capitol Hill, a marijuan...
    The coronavirus pandemic is defining for the globe what's essential and what things we really can't do without, even though we might not need them for survival.
    The coronavirus pandemic is defining for the globe what's essential and what things we really can't do without, even though we might not need them for survival.
  • Farmworkers key to keeping US fed are wary of virus spread

    Farmworkers key to keeping US fed are wary of virus spread

    Saturday, March 28 2020 11:19 AM EDT2020-03-28 15:19:13 GMT
    Saturday, March 28 2020 5:29 PM EDT2020-03-28 21:29:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). In this March 24, 2020, photo, farmworkers keep their distance from each other as they work at the Heringer Estates Family Vineyards and Winery in Clarksburg, Calif. Farms continue to operate as essential businesses that su...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). In this March 24, 2020, photo, farmworkers keep their distance from each other as they work at the Heringer Estates Family Vineyards and Winery in Clarksburg, Calif. Farms continue to operate as essential businesses that su...
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). In this March 24, 2020, photo, farmworkers keep their distance from each other as they work at the Heringer Estates Family Vineyards and Winery in Clarksburg, Calif. Farms continue to operate as essential businesses that su...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). In this March 24, 2020, photo, farmworkers keep their distance from each other as they work at the Heringer Estates Family Vineyards and Winery in Clarksburg, Calif. Farms continue to operate as essential businesses that su...
    California farms are still working to supply food to much of the United States amid the coronavirus.
    California farms are still working to supply food to much of the United States amid the coronavirus.
  • Hawks no more: Fiscal conservatives embrace rescue package

    Hawks no more: Fiscal conservatives embrace rescue package

    Saturday, March 28 2020 12:39 AM EDT2020-03-28 04:39:27 GMT
    Saturday, March 28 2020 5:20 PM EDT2020-03-28 21:20:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2020, file photo, Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., walks at the Capitol in Washington. The nation's fiercest fiscal conservatives are largely embracing the massive economic rescue package moving throu...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2020, file photo, Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., walks at the Capitol in Washington. The nation's fiercest fiscal conservatives are largely embracing the massive economic rescue package moving throu...
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2020, file photo, Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., walks at the Capitol in Washington. The nation's fiercest fiscal conservatives are largely embracing the massive economic rescue package moving throu...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2020, file photo, Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., walks at the Capitol in Washington. The nation's fiercest fiscal conservatives are largely embracing the massive economic rescue package moving throu...
    The nation's fiercest fiscal conservatives are largely embracing the massive economic rescue package moving through Congress.
    The nation's fiercest fiscal conservatives are largely embracing the massive economic rescue package moving through Congress.
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