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Saturday, February 25, 2012

02/25/12 The Raw Fairfield News Feed

  • Shrewsbury Residents Make Fairfield Dean's List 2012-02-25, 03:00 am
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Fairfield University has announced that the following Shrewsbury residents have been named to the Dean's List for the fall 2011 semester: Fairfield University, a comprehensive Jesuit university in Fairfield, Conn., challenges its students to lead inspired lives of leadership and service.To be selected for the Dean's List, a ... (more)
  • Fairfield Moms Push for Healthy, Active Kids 2012-02-25, 02:24 am
    Fencing is one of the many activities that will be on display at the Fairfield PTA Council's Energy In/Energy Out event.
  • Chris Shays' Five Favorite Things About Darien 2012-02-25, 02:23 am
    ... that tops his list of favorite things about Darien. "I met my wife there," the U.S. Senate hopeful and former Fairfield County congressman said. He first met his wife, Betsi, when they were in eighth grade and started dating her when they were ...
  • 'Grease Thief' Nabbed, Faces Multiple Charges 2012-02-25, 01:20 am
    ... A man who bears the same name as the 19 th century's great captain of the steel industry faces multiple charges in Fairfield County for allegedly stealing used cooking grease from restaurants. The so-called " Grease Thief " is accused of siphoning ...
  • Jonathan Durgin Named To Fairfield Dean's List 2012-02-25, 01:13 am
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Jonathan Durgin, a resident of Northborough, MA, was named to the Dean's List at Fairfield University for the Fall 2011 semester.
  • Trumbull boys hockey tops Fairfield to reach FCIAC Tier 2 title game 2012-02-25, 01:03 am
    The Trumbull High School boys ice hockey team made its limited opportunities count Friday night as the Eagles downed Fairfield Warde/Ludlowe 3-1 in the FCIAC Tier II playoff semifinals at Darien ice rink.
  • Fairfield weather update: High wind warning as light snow is washed away 2012-02-25, 01:03 am
    ... at between 15 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. The NWS says the strongest winds are expected to buffet Fairfield and the region late tonight and into tomorrow. Accumulations from the snow storm range from a dusting in southwestern Fairfield ...
  • Friday's top high school performers 2012-02-24, 11:56 pm
    Michael Ahearn, Trumbull hockey: Had a goal and an assist in a 3-1 win over Fairfield in the FCIAC Tier II semifinals.
  • Fairfield County companies like Brazil's upside 2012-02-24, 11:05 pm
    Carnival has just ended in Brazil, but Fairfield County companies' interest in doing business in the expansive South American nation remains hot as they try to grab a piece of its burgeoning economy.
  • Fairfield biz brings new meaning to refunds 2012-02-24, 10:45 pm
    Scott Robbins, owner of Virtual Procurement Systems, at his company offices at 35 Kings Highway East in Fairfield.
  • Consider timing of tax-free gifts2012-02-24, 10:45 pm
    ... as a taxable gift on Schedule A, which carries over to line 1 of Form 709, according to CPA Russell Abrahms of Fairfield. The credit of $5.12 million offsets the taxable amount, resulting in a zero tax (You'll want to read the Form 709 instructions ...
  • Friday's high school results2012-02-24, 10:33 pm
    ... Hill 33, Lewis Mills 32 Boys hockey FCIAC Tier II semifinals at Darien Ice Rink Westhill 4, Stamford 1 Trumbull 3, Fairfield 1 "Many thanks from Twiggy, Stratford Animal Rescue Society, and Stratford Animal Control to all the people that called ...
  • Fairfield Sneaks Past Women's Basketball 2012-02-24, 10:10 pm
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. - The Loyola University Maryland women's basketball team was edged out by Fairfield, 44-42, at Alumni Hall in Fairfield, Conn., on Friday night in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action.
  • Darien clinches FCIAC's top-seed with 5-2 win over Fairfield2012-02-23, 03:00 am
    ... had to do. The Blue Wave scored three second period goals, including one of Brenden Hathaway's two as Darien beat Fairfield co-op 5-2 on Wednesday afternoon at Darien Ice Rink. "We had our fair share of opportunities," Fairfield coach Mark Pettorini ...
  • Fairfield vs Iona: Recap Notes2012-01-01, 03:00 am
    Fairfield beat the spread by 2.5 points. That makes the 12th time this season the Stags have beat the spread.
  • 'Sonic' video sends Fairfield musician's career into orbit2012-02-24, 09:18 pm
    Less than a month after Fairfield musician Giorgio Fareira posted a YouTube video of himself singing a fast-food order at Sonic, his performances have been viewed by millions on the Internet and on television's Ellen DeGeneres Show.
  • GE Work Force Rose 4.9% in 2011 2012-02-24, 06:50 pm
    ... the first job growth for GE in four years. The number of GE workers has been on the wane since 2007, when the Fairfield, Conn., company employed 327,000 ... General Electric Co.'s global work force last year expanded 4.9% to about 301,000 employees, ...
  • Fairfield pets up for adoption2012-02-24, 05:46 pm
    "She will be your loyal companion and best friend for life and is in urgent need of a home," staff said.
  • Go2Nerds gives personal IT service 2012-02-24, 05:02 pm
    Carlos Quinones, owner of Go2Nerds, works on a client's computer in Fairfield on Tuesday, February 7, 2012.
  • Things to do in Fairfield this weekend 2012-02-24, 05:01 pm
    Photo: Contributed Photo / Fairfield Citizen contributed See if they're still "On a mission from God ..." when the "All New Original Tribute to the Blues Brothers" hits the Quick Center stage at Fairfield University on Friday at 8 p.m. It all started as a skit on "Saturday Night Live" in the '70s, and then became a mega-hit movie with John Belushi ...

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

02/15/12 Recent Fairfield, CT News Articles

  • Prep wins 11th straight in rout of Shelton 2012-02-15, 02:40 am
    ... l put its 11-game win streak on the line when it hosts Foran High School on senior night, Friday at Alumni Hall in Fairfield at 7 p.m.
  • Moving Forward, Looking Back / George Washington (might have) slept here 2012-02-15, 02:39 am
    On October 16, 1789, George Washington passed through Fairfield on a tour of the fledgling country that had been placed in his charge.
  • Fairfield forecast: A gray Valentine's Day 2012-02-15, 02:39 am
    On Valentine's Day, when red colors everything on this holiday of the heart, gray clouds will dominate the skies of southwestern Connecticut, according to the National Weather Service.
  • Fairfield's Priciest Home Also Leads in Back Taxes 2012-02-15, 12:33 am
    This structure on Fairfield's beachfront is one of five total buildings on the Jacks' estate, according to town records.
  • Grieving Group Offers Support in Spanish 2012-02-15, 12:32 am
    ... of loss with other families and offer practical advice. Student support groups are also offered at schools across Fairfield and Westchester counties. About 45 families currently take part in the program. "New families can see other families who are ...
  • For flower peddler, love is not getting run over 2012-02-14, 11:42 pm
    Fairfield University student Greg Jensen looks at his 2007 Nissan Maxima that was struck by another vehicle while unoccupied in the Splash car wash on the Post Road in Fairfield on Tuesday, February 14, 2012.
  • Fairfield Runners Capture State Track Titles 2012-02-14, 07:00 pm
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Senior Harry Warnick and sophomore Cate Allen each won two races to lead a strong performance by Fairfield Warde runners at the Class L indoor track and field championships at the Floyd Little Athletic Center in New Haven.
  • Fairfield's 1st Selectman Names New Top Adviser 2012-02-14, 03:30 pm
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Fairfield's first selectman has a new right-hand man. Michael Tetreau announced Monday that former Board of Finance member Robert Mayer will take over as his chief of staff next week.
  • Two Charged After Brawl at Fairfield School 2012-02-14, 02:30 pm
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Two students at Notre Dame High School were charged with assault after an attack on a visitor to the Fairfield school Monday afternoon.
  • Local Designer Fashions Art into Style 2012-02-14, 01:15 pm
    ... reduced to its essence, it transcends trends, fads and fancy and elevates itself to an art form. Thursday, Feb. 9, Fairfield County's worlds of art and fashion collided in a flurry of rich hues at the Southport Galleries to celebrate the work of one ...
  • Isay brings his love of stories and stories of love to Fairfield2012-02-14, 07:52 pm
    ... for Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts at Sacred Heart University, 5151 Park Ave., Fairfield. Reservations are required. Admission is $5. For more information, call 203-365-6604 or visit www.wshu.org. Contributed ...
  • Matthew D. Kaye Appointed Director of Volunteer Programs and Service Learning 2012-02-14, 05:44 pm
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Matthew D. Kaye, Ph.D., recently became director of Volunteer Programs and Service Learning at Sacred Heart University.
  • Police charge driver of sparking vehicle with DUI 2012-02-14, 05:31 pm
    Fairfield police stopped Timothy Carroll, 37, of Newfield Street, after receiving a report at 11:26 p.m. of a Black Honda sedan traveling on North Benson Road without its front left tire.
  • Committee names March 'Fairfield Celebrates Diversity Month' 2012-02-14, 05:30 pm
    The Fairfield Community Conversation Committee has announced that March will be "Fairfield Celebrates Diversity Month," complete with a full roster of activities.
  • U.S. Coast Guard to conduct Fairfield boating safety course2012-02-14, 05:30 pm
    The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 77 will be conducting a one day course about boating safely at the South Benson Marina on March 4. This combined course meets the requirements for a Connecticut Safe Boating/PWOC certificate which permits boaters to operate power boats and personal watercraft.
  • Fairfield (15-10) and St. Peter's (5-21) Square Off 2012-01-01, 03:00 am
    Bragging rights will be on the line at Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard on Wednesday as Fairfield meets St.
  • Cabbie asked to see breasts2011-07-15, 03:00 am
    A Fairfield cab driver charged with sexually assaulting an 18-year-old high school student in his cab last year once admitted to police that he had given free cab rides to Fairfield University students who showed them their breasts, police said.
  • Booze for teen 2011-07-06, 03:00 am
    A driver for Fairfield Cab has been charged with buying liquor for big-tipping 15-year-old passengers at a Fairfield Beach liquor store Tuesday evening.
  • Just Baked: Detroit To Get Cupcake Shop In Downtown's Dime Building 2012-02-14, 05:17 pm
    ... of the more popular flavors at Cupcakes Gourmet, a Philadelphia-based cupcake store. What is surprising is how... FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- A judge on the Food Network reality television show "Cupcake Wars" has resolved her lawsuit with a Connecticut ...
  • Fairfield man arrested for string of home burglaries 2012-02-14, 02:53 pm
    Joseph K. Johnson, 25, of 891 Oldfield Road was arrested in court on Feb. 10 for a series of local burglaries, dating back to May 2011.

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