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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Video: Malloy Covers Range of Topics in Norwalk

... learning [in the way Common Core is laid out], and we all have different learning styles," says Dawn Llewellyn of Fairfield, who asked the question. "One size doesn't fit all. So some kids that have dyslexia, like our governor, may have a difficult ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://norwalk.itsrelevant.com/content/14237/Malloy-Covers-Range-of-Topics-in-Norwalk

Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing graduation 2013

Graduation Commencement Exercises for the Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing, held at Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts, in Fairfield, Conn., April 30th, 2013.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/slideshow/Bridgeport-Hospital-School-of-Nursing-graduation-61414.php

The work of artist Po Kim is explored at Fairfield University's...

The work of artist Po Kim is explored at Fairfield University's Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery with "The Spirit of Change" exhibition, on view now through June 5, 2013.



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Ludlowe's late rally can't catch Stamford softball

Stamford's Nikki Pease slides safely into home ahead of the throw to Ludlowe catcher Katie DeCarlo on a suicide squeeze bunt play in the sixth inning of their girls softball game at Ludlowe High School in Fairfield, Conn.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/article/Ludlowe-s-late-rally-can-t-catch-Stamford-softball-4476590.php

Fairfield Warde Named One Of 'Most Challenging' In U.S.

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Fairfield Warde High School is one of the "most challenging" in the United States, according to a recent study by the Washington Post.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/schools/fairfield-warde-named-one-most-challenging-us

Student organizes concert to benefit American Heart Association

... "Listen to the Beat" for the past two years. She has assembled a group of 21 teens from Westport, Weston and Fairfield for the event. They will select and perform Broadway tunes and more modern, teen-friendly hits, with piano accompaniment. She has ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/Student-organizes-concert-to-benefit-American-4476821.php

Grants available to nutrition-focused nonprofits

Owners of McDonald's restaurants and Dasani bottled water are offering a total of $30,000 to nonprofit organizations in Westport and Fairfield that focus on nutrition programs.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/Grants-available-to-nutrition-focused-nonprofits-4476828.php

PTA Council seeks award nominations

The Fairfield PTA Council is seeking nominations for this year's Deanna O. Kiernan Award, presented annually in memory of a past president.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/PTA-Council-seeks-award-nominations-4476436.php

Man charged with stalking Fairfield woman

Police charged 46-year-old Thomas Ficke , of Park Street in Stratford, with second-degree stalking and second-degree harassment last week.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Man-charged-with-stalking-Fairfield-woman-4476131.php

Fairfield Volunteers Offer Help With Ongoing Sandy Recovery

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Even six months after Hurricane Sandy hit Fairfield, some along the shoreline are still recovering.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/news/fairfield-volunteers-offer-help-ongoing-sandy-recovery

Hines Sight / Fairfield plans to party like it's 1639

Have you ever wondered whether Roger Ludlow envisioned his community would become such a bustling, vibrant one? When the man founded Fairfield in 1639, then called Unquowa, he bought land from the Pequonnock Indians that stretched from the Sasqua River, now called the Mill River, and the Pequonnock about eight miles inland.



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/fairfield/db_44354/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=1&contentguid=S8YoWOvM&pn=0

Post Road East Shopping Strip Sells for $3.45 Million

The shopping strip at 1529 Post Road East at Maple Avenue North has changed hands for $3.45 million, according to broker Jon Angel of Fairfield-based Angel Commercial LLC.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.westportnow.com/index.php?/v2/43263/

GE Sues National Grid for Payment of Hudson Dredging Cost

... power-distribution network, is responsible for paying an "equitable share of all future response costs" that Fairfield, Connecticut-based General Electric incurs in connection with the dredging. GE has incurred hundreds of millions of dollars in ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-30/general-electric-sues-niagara-mohawk-over-hudson-dredging-costs.html

Fuegner promoted to chief dispatcher at Getabout

... has experience with special-needs riders via Greater Opportunities for Adults with Learning Disabilities, based in Fairfield. Getabout offers no-cost nonemergency medical rides, with 24-hour advance reservations to medical offices in New Canaan, ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newcanaannewsonline.com/news/article/Fuegner-promoted-to-chief-dispatcher-at-Getabout-4475760.php

GE settles crisis-era shareholder lawsuit for $40 million

... of hiding billions of dollars of troubled subprime and other loans at its GE Capital unit. They also said the Fairfield, Connecticut-based company misled them about its ability to generate earnings and pay its dividend, and failed to make necessary ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/30/us-generalelectric-settlement-idUSBRE93T0P820130430?feedType=RSS&feedName=businessNews

Beatrice Horvath, 88, Of Fairfield, Retired Employee Of Sikorsky Aircraft

... no calling hours. Funeral services will take place Thursday, May 2 at 10 a.m. directly at St. Emery's R.C. Church, Fairfield for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will be in St. Michael's Cemetery in Stratford.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/beatrice-horvath-88-fairfield-retired-employee-sikorsky-aircraft

GE settles crisis-era shareholder lawsuit for $40 million

... of hiding billions of dollars of troubled subprime and other loans at its GE Capital unit. They also said the Fairfield, Connecticut-based company misled them about its ability to generate earnings and pay its dividend, and failed to make necessary ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.foxbusiness.com/news/2013/04/30/ge-settles-crisis-era-shareholder-lawsuit-for-40-million/

Maintenance workers' union pickets Fairfield U.

Members of Fairfield UniversityaAos maintenance staff, including Pat Bike, at right, came out with some of the students and faculty to take part in a labor rally at the university in Fairfield, Conn.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Maintenance-workers-union-pickets-Fairfield-U-4475223.php

Fairfield forecast: Nice weather springs back

Sunny, warm weather -- which took a hiatus yesterday -- is expected to blossom again today across southwestern Connecticut and the rest of the week.



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/fairfield/db_11269/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=2&contentguid=aF9EiWgN&pn=0

GE sues utility as dredging restarts on Hudson

... Hudson River. GE announced the suit Monday, just as crews began a fourth year of dredging PCBs from the river. Fairfield, Conn.-based General Electric Co. released poly-chlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, into the river decades ago, and is dredging the ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.northcountrypublicradio.org/news/story/21886/20130430/ge-sues-utility-as-dredging-restarts-on-hudson

Audubon Connecticut Honors Conservationists with Top Environmental Awards

... Stones, the children's science museum in Norwalk, Connecticut. Over 340 people attended the event, including Fairfield and Westchester notables such as Co-Chairs Andrea de Cholnoky, Roxanne Vanderbilt, Jessica Zirinis; Sonia & Paul Tudor Jones II; ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/News_1/Audubon-Connecticut-Honors-Conservationists-with-Top-Environmental-Awards20017.shtml

Fairfield forecast: Nice weather springs back

Sunny, warm weather -- which took a hiatus yesterday -- is expected to blossom again today across southwestern Connecticut and the rest of the week.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Fairfield-forecast-Nice-weather-springs-back-4474913.php

Blossom countdown: Dogwood Festival a week earlier this year

... throw, according to the release. "The Dogwood Festival has, for 78 years, been a wonderful tradition within the Fairfield community," festival committee chairman Tom Wambach said in the news release. "Our congregation pulls together to make it the ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Blossom-countdown-Dogwood-Festival-a-week-4474983.php

Maritime Aquarium Seeks Volunteers To Tag Horseshoe Crabs

... on either May 8 or May 12 at 7 p.m. The project is led by Dr. Jennifer Mattei of Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, and it calls for affixing of census tags to horseshoe crabs. The census will establish "a baseline crab population and will reveal ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://wilton.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/maritime-aquarium-seeks-volunteers-tag-horseshoe-crabs

GE's Hudson-cleanup suit

... pay for the $1 billion-plus Superfund cleanup of contaminated sediment from the upper Hudson River. GE, based in Fairfield, Conn., released the PCBs decades ago. A federal complaint filed Friday says National Grid's predecessor, Niagara Mohawk, ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/ge_hudson_cleanup_suit_pF7QmUR8KihVwhNkxgEYVK?

Westcott Scissors Cutting the Back-to-School Clutter

... the company was family-run until being sold in 1968 to the Acme United Corporation, which today operates out of Fairfield, Connecticut. ACME UNITED CORPORATION is a leading worldwide supplier of advanced cutting, measuring and safety products in the ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/4/prweb10666391.htm

College notebook: Alicea, McKenna honored

... assists, committing only eight errors in 125 chances. ... Colby College junior Lindsey McKenna (Hotchkiss School/Fairfield,), who had 10 goals and one assist in two games last week, was honored as the New England Small College Athletic Conference ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_310544/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=3&contentguid=t6wtcnQR&pn=0

IMAGES opens at Fairfield Museum in May

IMAGES 2013, Fairfield Museum and History Center's fifth annual juried photography exhibition, and a solo exhibition featuring internationally renowned photographer, Philip Trager, will both launch on Thursday evening, May 2nd with a gala preview party, followed by the public opening on Friday, May 3rd.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.examiner.com/article/images-opens-at-fairfield-museum-may?cid=rss

Fairfield Leaders Still Weighing Potential Budget Cuts

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Fairfield's legislators plan to make more cuts to the town's spending next Monday night, but so far the representatives have made few specific proposals.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/politics/fairfield-leaders-still-weighing-potential-budget-cuts

Finney kicks way to Sacred Heart

... soccer kicking skills to football and last week earned a chance to play at Sacred Heart, a Division I-AA school in Fairfield, Conn., and a member of the Northeast Conference. He'll receive an academic scholarship as a freshman with a chance to earn ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://readingeagle.com/article.aspx?id=474239

This week in Southwestern Connecticut

... music, comedy, fashion and more. Friday: All-female hard-rock tribute band Lez Zeppelin plays StageOne at the Fairfield Theatre Company. Doors open at 7 p.m. Photo: Contributed Photo Friday: The Stamford Museum and Nature Center presents Astronomy ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/slideshow/This-week-in-Southwestern-Connecticut-April-29-61240.php

A Special Dentist for Special Kids

... dental treatment or endure the cries of their child. Kids First Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, located in Fairfield, Connecticut is dedicated to the needs of this unique community. By connecting parents who have a special needs child with Amy ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.examiner.com/article/a-special-dentist-for-special-kids

Monday, April 29, 2013

GE sues utility as dredging restarts on Hudson

... River on Monday, the day the fourth season of dredging began to remove contaminated sediment from the river. The Fairfield, Conn.-based company, which released poly-chlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, into the river decades ago, said it has already ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.boston.com/news/local/connecticut/2013/04/29/sues-utility-dredging-restarts-hudson/lD00Q6OQWWdHhmQK31gtyL/story.html

Stamford softball scores early, hangs on for victory

Stamford's Nikki Pease slides safely into home ahead of the throw to Ludlowe catcher Katie DeCarlo on a suicide squeeze bunt play in the sixth inning of their girls softball game at Ludlowe High School in Fairfield, Conn.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/highschool/articleGallery/Stamford-softball-scores-early-hangs-on-for-4473746.php

GE Sues Utility As Dredging Restarts On Hudson

... Hudson River. GE announced the suit Monday, just as crews began a fourth year of dredging PCBs from the river. Fairfield, Conn.-based General Electric Co. released poly-chlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, into the river decades ago, and is dredging the ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.manufacturing.net/news/2013/04/ge-sues-utility-as-dredging-restarts-on-hudson

Police: Fairfield Man Accused Of Waving Machete At Kids

Richard Morawski, 45, of Fairfield was charged with threatening, criminal mischief, breach of peace and risk of injury to a minor Friday evening.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/police-fairfield-man-accused-waving-machete-kids

Bonnie Switzer, 64, Lifelong Fairfield Resident

... ew. A memorial service will be held Monday, May 6, at 10 a.m. in the Hobart Chapel at First Church Congregational, Fairfield with the Rev. David Spollett officiating.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/bonnie-switzer-64-lifelong-fairfield-resident

Terri Trinkley, 84, Of Fairfield

... such as the Rehabilitation Center of Bridgeport Hospital. Trinkley is survived by her sons, Mark (Maria) of Fairfield, William of Stowe, Vt; a grandson; brother, Michael (Mary) of Fairfield; sisters, Sophie of Fairfield, Nelli (Gene) of Bridgeport, ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/terri-trinkley-84-fairfield

Superstorm Sandy damage 6 months later

... shoreline these past six months. The damage inflicted by Sandy is extensive, most houses along the shoreline in Fairfield and Milford seem to be either under construction, condemned, or for sale. "Right now in our beach area, we have more than 1,000 ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/fairfield_cty/superstorm-sandy-damage-6-months-later

Blue wave of cops keeps Clam Jam beach bash in check

To keep a lid on Clam Jam, the annual pre-graduation bash hosted by Fairfield University students living at the beach, a large contingent of officers was deployed early Saturday to control the sometimes-raucous crowd on Lantern Point and nearby streets.



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/fairfield/db_11269/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=0&contentguid=BRH4oz9f&pn=0

GE sues utility as dredging restarts on Hudson

... Hudson River. GE announced the suit Monday, just as crews began a fourth year of dredging PCBs from the river. Fairfield, Conn.-based General Electric Co. released poly-chlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, into the river decades ago, and is dredging the ...



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Blue wave of cops keeps Clam Jam beach bash in check

Fairfield University students take part in the annual Clam Jam party in the rental complex at the end of Beach Street in Fairfield, Conn.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Blue-wave-of-cops-keeps-Clam-Jam-beach-bash-in-4473279.php

GE sues National Grid as dredging restarts on Hudson River

... Hudson River. GE announced the suit Monday, just as crews began a fourth year of dredging PCBs from the river. Fairfield, Conn.-based General Electric Co. released poly-chlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, into the river decades ago, and is dredging the ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2013/04/ge_sues_national_grid_as_dredg.html

GE sues utility as dredging restarts on Hudson

... Hudson River. GE announced the suit Monday, just as crews began a fourth year of dredging PCBs from the river. Fairfield, Conn.-based General Electric Co. released poly-chlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, into the river decades ago, and is dredging the ...



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Westport goes green

... Green at Staples. Here, he teaches young farm visitors about gardening. Photo: Jarret Liotta Jessica Rubin, 2, of Fairfield, right, and twin sister Alexis meet a bunny Sunday at Wakeman Town Farm as their mother, Jill Rubin, looks on. Lily the ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/Under-bright-blue-skies-Westport-goes-green-4472882.php

Funds from inaugural CSC co-ed softball tournament to help open...

... support and education for patients and their families living with cancer. The tournament- at Tom Haydon Field in Fairfield -- is open to any co-ed team with a minimum of 10 players, one-third of whom must be women. There is no maximum number of ...



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Have headquarters, will travel

... that one year, GE CEO Jeff Immelt decided to switch its operating reviews from its traditional location in Fairfield, Conn. to a city in India. "Suddenly, it not only changes the perspective of the team that goes to India, but think about the ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://management.fortune.cnn.com/2013/04/29/overseas-global-expansion-headquarters/

Funds from inaugural CSC co-ed softball tournament to help open...

... support and education for patients and their families living with cancer. The tournament- at Tom Haydon Field in Fairfield -- is open to any co-ed team with a minimum of 10 players, one-third of whom must be women. There is no maximum number of ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newcanaannewsonline.com/news/article/Funds-from-inaugural-CSC-co-ed-softball-4472582.php

Funds from inaugural CSC co-ed softball tournament to help open...

... support and education for patients and their families living with cancer. The tournament -- at Tom Haydon Field in Fairfield -- is open to any co-ed team with a minimum of 10 players, one-third of whom must be women. There is no maximum number of ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/Funds-from-inaugural-CSC-co-ed-softball-4472585.php

Photos From Fairfield Jewelry Store Robbery Released

This photo shows one of the suspects forcing an employee to open Fairfield's Lenox Jewelers in a robbery earlier this month.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/photos-fairfield-jewelry-store-robbery-released

Marie E. Pesavento, 92, Of Fairfield

... 10:30 a.m. from the Larson Funeral Home , 2496 North Ave., Bridgeport and at 11 a.m. at Holy Family R.C. Church, Fairfield for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will be in Mt. Grove Cemetery in Bridgeport. In lieu of flowers, contributions may ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/marie-e-pesavento-92-fairfield

A league of their own: Girls LL softball teams inaugurate new Dougiello Park

... first pitches at inaugural ceremonies Sunday for the new girls softball field named in Dougiello's honor. FAIRFIELD CITIZEN, CT 4/28/13 Photo: Contributed Photo, Mike Lauterborn First Selectman Michael Tetreau, flanked by the late Selectman Denise ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/A-league-of-their-own-Girls-LL-softball-teams-4471867.php

MoGo signs '49ers QB Kaepernick

... San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick as its brand ambassador. MoGo Sport, founded by Thomas Hoey, of Fairfield, and Bruce Angus, of Westport, worked with North Carolina public relations agency to win Kaepernick, who led the 49ers in the ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.norwalkcitizenonline.com/norwalk/db_44360/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=3&contentguid=zti9CEPX&pn=0

4th season of PCB dredging starts on Hudson River

... Edward on Monday as a fourth season of dredging began. She says she expects another productive year on the river. Fairfield, Conn.-based General Electric Co. released poly-chlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, into the river decades ago, and is dredging ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.njherald.com/story/22102636/4th-season-of-dredging-starts-on-hudson-river

Have headquarters, will travel

... that one year, GE CEO Jeff Immelt decided to switch its operating reviews from its traditional location in Fairfield, Conn. to a city in India. "Suddenly, it not only changes the perspective of the team that goes to India, but think about the ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://management.fortune.cnn.com/2013/04/29/overseas-global-expansion-headquarters/?section=magazines_fortune&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+rss%2Fmagazines_fortune+%28Fortune+Magazine%29

Locker Reuse at Center of Locker Room Renovation

One might have expected the renovation of Brooklawn Country Club's men's locker room to yield new custom wood lockers, but members of the Fairfield, Conn., private club wouldn't hear of losing their cage-style metal lockers, which are valued by members and management for their history, large size and superior ventilation.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.athleticbusiness.com/articles/article.aspx?articleid=3971&zoneid=49

Images Released In Fairfield Jewelry Store Heist

Police have released images of people apparently in the process of stealing more than $4 million worth of jewelry from a Fairfield store on April 11.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-fairfield-jewelry-0430-20130429,0,3322756.story

Fairfield forecast: Gloomy exception to sunny stretch

After a weekend of beautiful spring weather, the work week starts today on a less-welcome note with a 50 percent chance of percent chance of showers.



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/fairfield/db_11269/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=0&contentguid=pocodAwG&pn=0

Fairfield forecast: Gloomy exception to sunny stretch

After a weekend of beautiful spring weather, the work week starts today on a less-welcome note with a 50 percent chance of percent chance of showers.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Fairfield-forecast-Gloomy-exception-to-sunny-4471746.php

Motory notary

... and Pakistani consulates. Shahid Pervez, 57, drives his battered green 1997 Geo Prizm two hours from his home in Fairfield, Conn., to the corner of Madison Avenue and East 64th Street a couple times a week and stations it on the side of the road. He ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/manhattan/motory_notary_TLzZRPi3M8v3OExZIcUqWI?

Displaced by Sandy, New Yorkers finally exhale

... now in a mobile home provided to them by Faith Church. Sunday, April 28th, 2013. Photo: H John Voorhees III New Fairfield Connecticut First Selectman John Hodge speaks during sunday dinner at Faith Church in New Milford, Conn. The church has been ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Displaced-by-Sandy-New-Yorkers-finally-exhale-4470833.php

See Fairfield's Recent Home Sales

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Here's a list of the paid residential home sales in Fairfield for the week of April 15 to 19, as reported to the Fairfield town clerk's office: a-a John W. Leslie Jr.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/real-estate/see-fairfields-recent-home-sales-22

With the winds gone, New Yorkers finally exhale

... now in a mobile home provided to them by Faith Church. Sunday, April 28th, 2013. Photo: H John Voorhees III New Fairfield Connecticut First Selectman John Hodge speaks during sunday dinner at Faith Church in New Milford, Conn. The church has been ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/With-the-winds-gone-New-Yorkers-finally-exhale-4470873.php

Raising hope -- and houses -- on Fairfield shoreline

... following Superstorm Sandy to meet FEMA regulations. Photo: Genevieve Reilly This home on Rowland Road, near Fairfield Beach Road, awaits a new foundation in the wake of Superstorm Sandy after being elevated to meet new FEMA regulations. Photo: ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Raising-hope-and-houses-on-Fairfield-4470872.php

Sunday, April 28, 2013

After 200+ years, Roger Sherman gets into Hall of Fame

... Geno Auriemma and former UConn men's basketball coach Jim Calhoun . In 1745, Sherman moved to New Milford from New Fairfield. He became a prominent New Milford landowner, owned a mercantile business near the present Town Hall and surveyed much of ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/After-200-years-Roger-Sherman-gets-into-Hall-of-4470772.php

Earthplace Fun: Young and Wise Old Owl

... new permanent resident, Marble, a barred owl that is most common in the Northeast. Volunteer Dave Carda of Fairfield said, "The owl, which weighs 12-13 ounces, could live in captivity for 15-20 years, much less time if it remained in a natural ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.westportnow.com/index.php?/v2_5/43245/

Two centuries later, Roger Sherman gets into Hall of Fame

... Geno Auriemma and former UConn men's basketball coach Jim Calhoun . In 1745, Sherman moved to New Milford from New Fairfield. He became a prominent New Milford landowner, owned a mercantile business near the present Town Hall and surveyed much of ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/After-200-years-Roger-Sherman-gets-into-Hall-of-4470608.php

Ethel Telesca, owner of Once Upon a Moose cafe in Sea Cliff, dies at 90

... eative spirit and Brooklyn brass kept the eatery running for 36 years. Telesca, who sold the cafe and moved to New Fairfield, Conn., six years ago, died April 12 at her daughter's Glen Head home...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newsday.com/long-island/obituaries/ethel-telesca-owner-of-once-upon-a-moose-cafe-in-sea-cliff-dies-at-90-1.5157128

Westport Minute Man Races a big draw

... at Compo Beach in Westport, CT on Sunday, April 28, 2013. Photo: BK Angeletti, B.K. Angeletti Marielle Musso, of Fairfield, left, gets a high five from Jen Luteyn, of Bethel, after finishing the 5K of the Westport Young Women's League's 2013 35th ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/More-than-1-300-run-in-Westport-Minute-Man-Races-4470427.php

River cleanup is just ducky

... a dozen residents collected debris as they trudged up and down the banks of the river that divides Bridgeport from Fairfield. Later, the trash they collected was picked up by two dump trucks and a pay loader supplied by the city. "It needed to be ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=0&contentguid=J8RBsiRl&pn=0

River cleanup is just ducky

... a dozen residents collected debris as they trudged up and down the banks of the river that divides Bridgeport from Fairfield. Later, the trash they collected was picked up by two dump trucks and a pay loader supplied by the city. "It needed to be ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/River-cleanup-is-just-ducky-4470498.php

MoGo signs '49ers QB Kaepernick

... San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick as its brand ambassador. MoGo Sport, founded by Thomas Hoey , of Fairfield, and Bruce Angus , of Westport, worked with North Carolina public relations agency to win Kaepernick, who led the 49ers in ...



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Electric Cars Spark Interest During Rally In Westport

... first annual Westport Electric Car Club Road Rally. Following an approximately 40-mile rally through Westport and Fairfield, a total of 33 cars sat on display outside Westport's Blu Parrot restaurant for the viewing pleasure of local car enthusiasts ...



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More than 1,300 run in Westport Minute Man Races

... at Compo Beach in Westport, CT on Sunday, April 28, 2013. Photo: BK Angeletti, B.K. Angeletti Marielle Musso, of Fairfield, left, gets a high five from Jen Luteyn, of Bethel, after finishing the 5K of the Westport Young Women's League's 2013 35th ...



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Fairfield celebration shows every day is Earth Day

Mother Nature rolled out the green carpet under brilliant blue skies Saturday for Fairfield's Earth Day Celebration, a showcase for environmentally friendly products, services and education.



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Home Exterior Upgrade with Major Payoffs

... buyer toward your home over another," says David Leopold, owner of Pillar To Post Professional Home Inspection in Fairfield, Connecticut.



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Fairfield celebration shows every day is Earth Day

Jocelyn Kane, of Brooklyn, and her son Gideon, 4, look at honey bees at Fairfield's Earth Day Celebration at Fairfield Warde High School on Saturday.



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Hines Sight / Fairfield plans to party like it's 1639

Have you ever wondered whether Roger Ludlow envisioned his community would become such a bustling, vibrant one? When the man founded Fairfield in 1639, then called Unquowa, he bought land from the Pequonnock Indians that stretched from the Sasqua River, now called the Mill River, and the Pequonnock about eight miles inland.



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Letter: Does RTM know Pequot's offerings?

Shame on you, those members of the Fairfield Board of Finance who voted to slash the financial support to the Pequot Library.



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Hines Sight / Fairfield plans to party like it's 1639

Have you ever wondered whether Roger Ludlow envisioned his community would become such a bustling, vibrant one? When the man founded Fairfield in 1639, then called Unquowa, he bought land from the Pequonnock Indians that stretched from the Sasqua River, now called the Mill River, and the Pequonnock about eight miles inland.



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Pequot Library Leads Fairfield's Week In News

FAIRFIELD, Conn. The Pequot Library led the news this week, winning its appeal to the town to continue receiving taxpayer funding.



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Saturday, April 27, 2013

Budget Provides Battleground For Governor And 2 Who Might Try To Replace Him In 2014

... over the two-year, $43.8 billion state budget. top Republican leaders - Senate minority leader John McKinney of Fairfield and House minority leader Lawrence Cafero of Norwalk - are both expected to run for governor against Democrat Dannel P. Malloy ...



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Planting for the future: 'Backup' spruce will succeed town's Christmas tree

... tree dates to 1921 and is believed to be the oldest municipal Christmas tree in Connecticut. "Like many towns, Fairfield is forward thinking and forward planning. We're bringing in our backup Christmas tree now," he said. Cathy Tymniak, regent of ...



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Planting for the future: 'Backup' spruce will succeed town's Christmas tree

... Selectman Michael Tetreau stand by the town's future Christmas tree during Arbor Day ceremony on Town Hall Green. FAIRFIELD CITIZEN, CT 4/27/13 Photo: Andrew Brophy The town's future Christmas tree, foreground, with the much taller existing ...



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A Special Dentist for Special Kids

... dental treatment or endure the cries of their child. Kids First Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, located in Fairfield, Connecticut is dedicated to the needs of this unique community. By connecting parents who have a special needs child with Amy ...



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Charged Up: Westport rallies for electric cars

... by the Westport Electric Car Club, the rally charted an approximately 40-mile course through Westport and Fairfield. It started at the Saugatuck station and finished at the Blu Parrot restaurant on Charles Street, with a pit stop for participants to ...



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Charged Up: Westport rallies for electric cars

... CT Photo: Paul Schott Colin Tauck gets ready to hit the road again in a Tesla Roadster after a pit stop at Fairfield Warde High School, while his aunt, Robin Tauck, looks on. Colin Tauck, 16, was the youngest participant in the Westport Electric Car ...



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Reader Submitted: College Students And Faculty Honored For Community Service

... and high school students, especially minorities and girls, to enter STEM fields. Rose D'Amico, a junior from Fairfield at Southern Connecticut State University , for her work on Southern's Service Team and Student Government Association Service ...



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Fairfield Prep lacrosse topped by New Jersey's No. 1 team

Fairfield Prep's Stephen Walsh, left, and teammate Riley Hoffman, right, converge on Delbarton player Tom Fowler, during boys lacrosse action at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn.



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Officials shut down 'Clam Jam'

Fairfield University students take part in the annual Clam Jam party in the rental complex at the end of Beach Street in Fairfield, Conn.



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Marist Women's Lacrosse Drops Regular-Season Finale At Canisius

... next week's Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championships, and will open tournament play against second-seeded Fairfield on Friday at 7 p.m. at Tenney Stadium. Junior Jamie Romano (Kings Park, N.Y.) led Marist with six goals. Junior Tierney ...



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Fairfield woman, who struck man in 2nd DUI, gets 2-year prison term

Kristin Osterberg was sentenced to six years, suspended after she serves two years and followed by three years probation following a conviction of second-degree assault with a motor vehicle, two counts of driving while intoxicated and driving while suspended. Photo: Contributed Photo



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Hundreds walk 'A Mile in Her Shoes,' call for end to domestic violence

... the red high-heeled women's shoes he wore in Saturday's Walk A Mile in Her Shoes march against domestic violence. FAIRFIELD CITIZEN, CT 4/27/13 Photo: Mike Lauterborn State and town officials lead the Walk A Mile in Her Shoes anti-domestic violence ...



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Fairfield woman, who struck man in 2nd DUI, gets 2-year prison term

... Alix said after the sentencing hearing. Osterberg, a copy editor at a Norwalk publishing company, was arrested in Fairfield in February 2011 for drunken driving after she crashed into another car in the town center. On March 30, 2011, she was ...



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Places With The Highest Social Security Rates

... including as little as 63.4 percent in San Mateo, Calif., 59.4 percent in Westchester, N.Y., and 49.3 percent in Fairfield, Conn., according to Urban Institute calculations. And in New York City, workers pay Social Security taxes on less than half ...



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Fairfield forecast: More sun, more weekend fun

A sunny stretch of fine spring weather will roll right on through the weekend and well into next week, according to the National Weather Service.



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Fairfield forecast: More sun, more weekend fun

A sunny stretch of fine spring weather will roll right on through the weekend and well into next week, according to the National Weather Service .



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Bridgeport: Loyal fans return to Harbor Yard for Bluefish home opener

... own to head out to opening day at the stadium. "He loves baseball and I love that it's close," Stacey Scruggs, of Fairfield, said. Friday evening offered a familiar feel at Harbor Yard for the first home game of the season, with a late-day sun ...



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Fairfield Talk To Focus On Concussion Safety

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Are you concerned about concussions when your kids step on an athletic field? Or your own safety? A Fairfield event will offer advice on how to prevent concussions and what to do if they happen.



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Today in local history

... -- Carl Kubler, 15, of Williamstown, will attend the National Computer Camp at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn. this summer. National Computer Camp is one of America's first computer camps. The co-ed campers, aged 8-18, enjoy small group ...



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Luck holds for double DWI driver

... "Clearly, I should have learned my lesson the first time, but I considered myself very lucky," the 35-year-old Fairfield resident said. Her luck held out as Judge John Cronan sentenced her to 24 months -- a year less than asked for by the prosecutor ...



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Friday, April 26, 2013

Obituary: Wilma D. Wickun, 97

... Milford for over 60 years, beloved wife of the late John G. Wickun, died on Wednesday, April 24. Wilma was born in Fairfield, Conn. on January 24, 1916 to the late Michael and Mary Griz Demcsak. Survivors include her children: Michael D. Wickun ...



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Loyal fans return to Bridgeport's Harbor Yard

... own to head out to opening day at the stadium. "He loves baseball and I love that it's close," Stacey Scruggs, of Fairfield, said. Friday evening offered a familiar feel at Harbor Yard for the first home game of the season, with a late-day sun ...



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MoGo signs '49ers QB Kaepernick

... San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick as its brand ambassador. MoGo Sport, founded by Thomas Hoey, of Fairfield, and Bruce Angus, of Westport, worked with North Carolina public relations agency to win Kaepernick, who led the 49ers in the ...



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Luck holds for double DWI driver

... "Clearly I should have learned my lesson the first time, but I considered myself very lucky," the 35-year-old Fairfield resident said. Her luck held out as Judge John Cronan sentenced her to 24 months -- a year less than asked for by the prosecutor ...



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Gun Control Advocates Have Scored A Major Victory That Nobody Is Talking About

... background checks at gun shows publicly flopped on the floor of the Senate after weeks of work. GE is based in Fairfield, Conn., and several employees have children in Sandy Hook Elementary School, the site of the December mass shooting, according ...



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Thora Ann Carr Russell, 84, Longtime Fairfield Resident

Russell was born Sept. 18, 1928, in Fairfield, and lived her entire life in Fairfield.



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Things to do in Fairfield this weekend

... L.O.V.E. Pops Concert Saturday night. Photo: Contributed Photo You won't have to try hard to find things to do in Fairfield this weekend, especially with Mother Nature finally deciding to let spring stay out and play. Here's a list of events going ...



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Gun Control Advocates Have Scored A Major Victory That Nobody Is Talking About

... background checks at gun shows publicly flopped on the floor of the Senate after weeks of work. GE is based in Fairfield, Conn., and several employees have children in Sandy Hook Elementary School, the site of the December mass shooting, according ...



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For public record, Crestview Country Club in Agawam is open and thriving

... candidates." The club hired Costanzo, who Fleury worked with a few years back at the Patterson Club in Fairfield, Conn. "He is a highly-skilled agronomist and he called this his 'perfect job'" Fleury said. "He's young, energetic and in his 30s. I ...



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Obituary: Wilma D. Wickun, age 97

... Milford for over 60 years, beloved wife of the late John G. Wickun, died on Wednesday, April 24. Wilma was born in Fairfield, CT on January 24, 1916 to the late Michael and Mary Griz Demcsak. Survivors include her children: Michael D. Wickun (Mary) ...



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The International Association of Advisors in Philanthropy (AiP) And...

... leading private wealth management firms, law firms, and accounting firms. Foundation Source is headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut, with offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco, South ...



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McKinley Carnival fun storms ashore at Jennings Beach

Taking a whirl on at the McKinley School PTA Carnival on Thursday evening are Phil Lauterborn, 13; Brian McHugh, 13, and Alex Malone, 11, of Fairfield.



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Fairfield forecast: Ho-hum, 'stuck' with nice weather for days

The forecast for southwestern Connecticut will sound like a broken record well into next week -- but that should be music to the ears of those who love spring weather.



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Catch the Drifters in Trumbull

... South Africa and Unite's work to advance women's health, education and microfinance programs across East Africa." Fairfield: McKinley School Carnival Where: Jennings Beach, 880 South Benson Road, Fairfield When: Thursday, April 25, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m., ...



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Fairfield forecast: Ho-hum, 'stuck' with nice weather for days

The forecast for southwestern Connecticut will sound like a broken record well into next week -- but that should be music to the ears of those who love spring weather.



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What To Do Near Weston and Easton This Weekend

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Here are a few highlights of things to do in and around Fairfield, Easton, Weston and Redding this weekend, including a spring carnival and an Earth Day clean-up. See our Events calendar for more items.



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Fairfield Goes Green With Pair Of Events This Weekend

FAIRFIELD, Conn. This Saturday promises to be an earth-friendly day in Fairfield.



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Thursday, April 25, 2013

Car overturns into stream; driver may have had seizure

Police and Fire personel respond to a car in creek at Osborne Hill Road and Glen Arden Drive in Fairfield, Conn.



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Jewelry buying group moving HQ to Fairfield

The Independent Jewelers Organization plans on moving its corporate headquarters from Norwalk to Fairfield's Southport section at the end of this month.



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Himes staffer tabbed to help with Hurricane Sandy issues

A staffer in the office of U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., has been designated to help Fairfield residents and others in the 4th Congressional District who still have questions or continuing problems related to Hurricane Sandy, which inflicted devastation on the town's shoreline in October.



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GE Capital Stops Lending to Gun Shops

... decision was based on "industry changes, new legislation and tragic events." Sandy Hook is not far from GE's Fairfield, Conn. headquarters, and several employees have children who attend, the Journal notes. The father of the shooter, Adam Lanza, is ...



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Gerics, Fairfield Prep shut out Amity 1-0

Fairfield Prep's David Gerics pitches against Amity, during baseball action at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn.



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Mazzilli's all-around improvements showing for UConn

UCONN's #24 LJ Mazzilli, during mens baseball action at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn.



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Jewelry buying group moving HQ to Fairfield

The Independent Jewelers Organization plans on moving its corporate headquarters from Norwalk to Fairfield's Southport section at the end of this month.



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Iconic country-rock band Poco at FTC on Sunday

Poco will perform songs from its new album, iAll Fired Up,i at StageOne at the Fairfield Theatre Company Sunday night, April 28.



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Himes staffer tabbed to help with Hurricane Sandy issues

A staffer in the office of U.S. Rep. Jim Himes , D-Conn., has been designated to help Fairfield residents and others in the 4th Congressional District who still have questions or continuing problems related to Hurricane Sandy, which inflicted devastation on the town's shoreline in October.



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Mazzilli's all-around improvements showing for UConn

UCONN's #24 LJ Mazzilli, during mens baseball action at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn.



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Fairfield PTA Council Seeks Award Nominees

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Do you know someone dedicated to making Fairfield's schools better? If so, the Fairfield PTA Council would like to hear about him or her.



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Four designers under 30 to speak at Westport Library

... is an industrial designer, toy developer and sculptor. He works as an industrial designer at Product Ventures , a Fairfield brand strategy and design consultancy that designs products and packaging for household brands. Westport Public Library will ...



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Weekly Sports Planner

Varsity high school events in Fairfield for the week April 26 through May 3. All times are p.m. unless otherwise noted, and games and times are subject to change.



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Letter: Does RTM know Pequot's offerings?

Shame on you, those members of the Fairfield Board of Finance who voted to slash the financial support to the Pequot Library.



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Gun Control Debate: Multiple Lender And Investors, Including GE...

... (NYSE:WMT), Cabelas Inc (NYSE:CAB), Bass Pro Shops or other sporting goods stores that sell a variety of products. Fairfield, Conn.-based GE Capital, the finance arm of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), said that following a review of its lending ...



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GE Capital cuts off lending to gun shops

... Great Britain, the right to bear arms has been central to-and controversial in-American culture. GE is based in Fairfield, Conn., and many of the GE's employees live around Newtown, and several have children in the Sandy Hook elementary school, ...



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How Newtown is changing GE Capital

... the massacre, Cerberus sold Freedom Group , maker of the Bushmaster rifle used in the shooting. GE is based in Fairfield, Conn., and has employees who live in the Newtown area. Peter Lanza, the father of Newtown shooter Adam Lanza, was an executive ...



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A Special Dentist for Special Kids

... dental treatment or endure the cries of their child. Kids First Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, located in Fairfield, Connecticut is dedicated to the needs of this unique community. By connecting parents who have a special needs child with Amy ...



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Two Hospitalized After Car Rolls Into Fairfield Brook

The out-of-control car damaged a fire hydrant and a utility pole before rolling into a small creek in Fairfield Wednesday afternoon.



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Realand Roberta Turner Uddyback, 80, Longtime Westport Educator

... in Roanoke, Va., daughter of Augustus and Realand (Ervin) Turner. She graduated from Roger Ludlow High School in Fairfield, Conn., and went on to receive a BS degree from Virginia Union and MS degrees from the University of Bridgeport, University of ...



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Janet Rentz, 78, Formerly Of Fairfield, Amateur Artist

... and interment will be held Friday, April 26 at 11 a.m. directly at Lawncroft Cemetery, 1740 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield, with Fr. Michael Dogali officiating. Services have been entrusted to the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home Preplanning and Cremation ...



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GE Capital quietly cuts lending to gun store owners

... it owns - Freedom Group Inc. - which makes brands including Remington, Bushmaster, Marlin and H&R. GE is based in Fairfield, Conn., and many of the GE's employees live around Newtown, and several have children in the Sandy Hook elementary school, ...



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Consuelo M. Donohue Browne, 70, Formerly Of Darien, Worked For IBM

... A Memorial Mass will be held Thursday, May 2 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 545 Stratfield Road, Fairfield. Services have been entrusted to the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home Preplanning and Cremation Services , of Fairfield Center.



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Fairfield forecast: Bright outlook after early clouds

Early-morning clouds across southwestern Connecticut are expected to gradually clear, with today's temperatures rising to a daytime high in the low-60s. The National Weather Service says there will be breezy conditions, with a northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, gusting as high as 26 mph.



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GE Capital pulls plug on financing for gun retailers

... a bid for the Freedom Group. So much for clearing the conscience. And for GE, whose headquarters are in Fairfield, Conn., the Wall Street Journal reported that the father of the Sandy Hook shooter, Peter Lanza, is a GE Capital executive. Cheryl ...



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Fairfield forecast: Bright outlook after early clouds

Early-morning clouds across southwestern Connecticut are expected to gradually clear, with today's temperatures rising to a daytime high in the low-60s. The National Weather Service says there will be breezy conditions, with a northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, gusting as high as 26 mph.



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Parties Continue Debate Over Fairfield's Voting Districts

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Republicans and Democrats in Fairfield's legislature continue to spar over the makeup of the town's voting districts.



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Festival selects Tom Thumb and Lavinia Warren

The Barnum Festival winners of the Tom Thumb & Lavinia Warren Contest, Nektaria Karagiannis, age 8, of Jane Ryan School of Trumbull and Sebastian Machado, age 9, representing Our Lady of Assumption School of Fairfield talk with Ringmaster John F. Stafstrom, Jr.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Festival-selects-Tom-Thumb-and-Lavinia-Warren-4461619.php

GE unit ends loans to gun shops

... school shooting in Newtown, Conn. General Electric, the giant industrial and finance company, is headquartered in Fairfield, Conn., and some employees have children at Sandy Hook Elementary School , where the tragedy occurred. GE Capital, General ...



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After Newtown, GE takes additional steps to stop all loans to gun shops

... the company said. Many of the conglomerate's employees live in or near Newtown, about 25 miles (40 km) from GE's Fairfield, Connecticut, headquarters. Peter Lanza, the father of the Newtown gunman, is a GE executive. The company's GE Capital unit ...



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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Festival selects Tom Thumb and Lavinia Warren

Sebastian Machado, 9, and Nektaria Karagiannis, 8, representing Our Lady of Assumption School in Fairfield and Jane Ryan School in Trumbull, respectively, won the spots in the 2013 Ringmaster's Royal Family.



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Wednesday's high school top performers

... over Wilby. Alli Ganim , McMahon softball: Hit a two-run double in the top of the ninth inning in a 6-3 win over Fairfield Warde. Raeanne Geffert , Seymour softball: Struck out 14 to pick up the win and also had three hits in a 15-3 win over Sacred ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/highschool/article/Wednesday-s-high-school-top-performers-4461647.php

Wednesday's high school baseball roundup: Bunnell rallies for 7th straight win

Brian Valeriano had two hits and two RBIs and Cam Belliveau drove in three runs as Bunnell scored six runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to defeat New Fairfield 7-4 in an SWC game Wednesday.



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Ge Ceo Immelt Gives Thumbs Up To Ge's Pivotal Investment

... bring "industrial internet" capabilities to the vast array of GE business products and services. Pivotal and GE, Fairfield, Conn., in fact, said they aim to enter into a "broad research and development and commercial agreement aimed at accelerating ...



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GE Capital ends lending program with gun shops

As General Electric met in New Orleans for its annual shareholders meeting Wednesday, word came that the Fairfield-based conglomerate's retail lending division was cutting off services to gun shops.



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GE Moves To Stop All Loans To Gun Shops

... said on Wednesday. Many of the conglomerate's employees live in or near Newtown, about 25 miles (40 km) from GE's Fairfield, Connecticut, headquarters. Peter Lanza, the father of the Newtown gunman, is a GE executive. The company's GE Capital unit ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/24/ge-capital-gun-shop-loans_n_3150516.html

Want to sell your home? Check the foundation, inspectors say

Steven Gaynes stands with his dog Patches out in front of his home on Brooklawn Avenue in Fairfield, Conn.



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Want to sell your home? Check the foundation, inspectors say

Steven Gaynes stands with his dog Patches out in front of his home on Brooklawn Avenue in Fairfield, Conn.



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Festival selects Tom Thumb and Lavinia Warren

The Barnum Festival winners of the Tom Thumb & Lavinia Warren Contest, Nektaria Karagiannis, age 8, of Jane Ryan School of Trumbull and Sebastian Machado, age 9, representing Our Lady of Assumption School of Fairfield talk with Ringmaster John F. Stafstrom, Jr.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Festival-selects-Tom-Thumb-and-Lavinia-Warren-4461498.php

After Newtown, GE takes additional steps to stop all loans to gun shops

... company said on Wednesday. Many of the conglomerate's employees live in or near Newtown, about 25 miles from GE's Fairfield, Connecticut, headquarters. Peter Lanza, the father of the Newtown gunman, is a GE executive. The company's GE Capital unit ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/24/us-usa-guns-gecapital-idUSBRE93N1FD20130424?feedType=RSS&feedName=domesticNews

GSO does a Liszt of thing right in season finale

... presentation of the Greenwich Symphony Music Award, which this year went to young violinist Alexander Yokokawa of Fairfield. Board President Mary Radcliffe mentioned that he has served as concertmaster of the Bridgeport Youth Symphony and had won ...



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GE financial unit to stop financing gun purchases

... years to just firearms and the new policy will cut off financing at those shops, Wilkerson says. GE is based in Fairfield, Conn., not far from Newtown, where Adam Lanza killed 27, including 20 children, and his mother, before killing himself. ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/04/24/ge-capital-gun-shops/2110435/

BPT area's traffic 6th worst in nation

... from Norwich who works out of Bridgeport and stopped to gas up at the Mobil station on Interstate 95 north in Fairfield on Wednesday. Working at times as far north as Massachusetts and as far south as New Jersey, he's gotten painfully familiar with ...



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General Electric halts financing to gun shops

... company said on Wednesday. Many of the conglomerate's employees live in or near Newtown, about 25 miles from GE's Fairfield, Conn., headquarters. Peter Lanza, the father of the Newtown gunman, is a GE executive. The company's GE Capital unit stopped ...



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After Newtown, GE takes additional steps to stop a...

... company said on Wednesday. Many of the conglomerate's employees live in or near Newtown, about 25 miles from GE's Fairfield, Connecticut, headquarters. Peter Lanza, the father of the Newtown gunman, is a GE executive. The company's GE Capital unit ...



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GE Capital ends lending program with gun shops

As General Electric met in New Orleans for its annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday, news broke the Fairfield-based conglomerate's retail lending division was cutting off services to gun shops.



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Bridgeport-area commuting time getting worse

... from Norwich who works out of Bridgeport and stopped to gas up at the Mobil station on Interstate 95 north in Fairfield on Wednesday. Working at times as far north as Massachusetts and as far south as New Jersey, he's gotten painfully familiar with ...



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GE Capital to quit financing firearms sales

... take action after the event, the Journal said. GE was personally affected by the tragedy. It's headquarters is in Fairfield, Conn., and many of its employees have children that attend Sandy Hook, the school where the shooting took place. A GE ...



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After Newtown, GE takes additional steps to stop all loans to gun shops

... said on Wednesday. Many of the conglomerate's employees live in or near Newtown, about 25 miles (40 km) from GE's Fairfield, Connecticut, headquarters. Peter Lanza, the father of the Newtown gunman, is a GE executive. The company's GE Capital unit ...



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Metro Center developer seeks support for apartment, hotel plans in talk to realty group

Kurt Wittek, developer of the Fairfield Metro Center property, speaks to members of the Greater Fairfield Board of Realtors after his Wednesday presentation on his plans to develop an apartment building and hotel on the site.



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Car overturns into stream; driver may have had seizure

Police and Fire personel respond to a car in creek at Osborne Hill Road and Glen Arden Drive in Fairfield, Conn.



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GE Capital halts lending for gun shop purchases

... The decision comes months after the deadly shooting in Newton, Conn., which is not far from GE's headquarters in Fairfield, Conn. In the wake of the shooting, gun and ammunition sales have soared as lawmakers have considered stricter gun control ...



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GE says it won't finance gun purchases

... difficult decision" to stop providing financing to their businesses. The move came in part because GE is based in Fairfield, Conn., The Wall Street Journal said Wednesday afternoon. A number of employees live in and around nearby Newtown, where 20 ...



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GE Capital Pulls The Plug On Lending To Gun Retailers

... For GE, the death toll at Sandy Hook must've seemed to hit too close to home. GE's headquarters are based in Fairfield, Conn., a short 35-minute drive south across the state's countryside. The Wall Street Journal , which originally reported this ...



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The Employer of Adam Lanza's Father Won't Help People Buy Guns Anymore

... firearms, spokesman Russell Wilkerson said. GE has close ties to what happened in Newtown. The company is based in Fairfield, Connecticut, about 25 miles from where the Sandy Hook shootings took place. And there's another, weirder link: Peter Lanza, ...



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GE Capital Cuts Off Lending to Gun Shops

... even as complicated political considerations doomed new gun-control legislation in the Congress. GE is based in Fairfield, Conn., and many of the GE's employees live around Newtown, and several have children in the Sandy Hook elementary school, ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/04/24/1204516/-GE-Capital-Cuts-Off-Lending-to-Gun-Shops

New Canaan's offense keys boys lacrosse win at Fairfield Ludlowe

New Canaan's Henry Stanton prepares to send a shot past Fairfield Ludlowe goalie Thomas Kryspin for a goal, during boys lacrosse action in Fairfield, Conn.



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GE Bets Big On EMC/VMware-Backed Pivotal Big Data Venture

... with the best and brightest big data technology from the two vendors, at just over $1 billion. Pivotal and GE, Fairfield, Conn., also disclosed their intent to enter into what the two companies in a statement called a "broad research and development ...



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GE financial unit stops lending to gun shops

... 20 children and his mother, before killing himself. The financial lending unit of GE, which is headquartered in Fairfield, Conn., has started sending letters to customers, notifying them that it had made "the difficult decision" to stop providing ...



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UPDATE 2-GE shareholders reject proposal to split chair, CEO roles

... for each available board seat and would have canceled stock options and bonuses for current executives. The Fairfield, Connecticut-based's 17 directors were all re-elected, including Mary Shapiro, former chairwoman of the U.S. Securities and ...



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UPDATE 1-GE shareholders reject proposal to split chmn, CEO jobs

... for each available board seat and would have canceled stock options and bonuses for current executives. The Fairfield, Connecticut-based's 17 directors were all re-elected, including Mary Shapiro, former chairwoman of the U.S. Securities and ...



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GE shareholders reject proposal to split chairman, CEO jobs

... for each available board seat and would have canceled stock options and bonuses for current executives. The Fairfield, Connecticut-based's 17 directors were all re-elected, including Mary Shapiro, former chairwoman of the U.S. Securities and ...



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Mediterraneo of Norwalk to open on Monday

... or Mimosa. Visionary restaurateur, Ramze Zakka, the creator of Mediteraneo of Norwalk is renown for his five other Fairfield and Westchester County restaurants to include: Mediterraneo and Terra of Greenwich, Sole of New Canaan, Aqua of Westport and ...



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Letter: Does RTM know Pequot's offerings?

Shame on you, those members of the Fairfield Board of Finance who voted to slash the financial support to the Pequot Library .



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Letter: School board must demand fiscal details

On April 9, the Fairfield Board of Education voted 7-2 to approve a new, and unproven, district-designed, teacher-written kindergarten to second grade math curriculum.



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Fairfield forecast: Spring conditions bounce back

Nicer weather is expected to spring back to southwestern Connecticut today, with the sunny skies and warmer temperatures than the last few days.



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A Special Dentist for Special Kids

... dental treatment or endure the cries of their child. Kids First Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, located in Fairfield, Connecticut is dedicated to the needs of this unique community. By connecting parents who have a special needs child with Amy ...



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Fairfield forecast: Spring conditions bounce back

Nicer weather is expected to spring back to southwestern Connecticut today, with the sunny skies and warmer temperatures than the last few days.



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Reading Rainbow ranks Brentwood Library in magical 10

... list include those in Cerritos and Camarillo, Calif.; Macomb, Mich.; Memphis; Kansas City, Mo.; Minnetonka, Minn.; Fairfield, Conn.; Cliffside Park, N.J.; and Charlotte, N.C. The Brentwood Library's Children's Library was also named one of the top ...



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Urban bill would give allegedly abused animals advocates in court

... The bill has 19 co-sponsors from both parties. At the press conference Thursday, state Rep. Brenda Kupchick, R-Fairfield, said most people assume when they read about animal abuse that the person committing the abuse will face serious jail time, but ...



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Minisink star Gurda headed to Sacred Heart

... will receive about 60 percent in academic and athletic scholarships to attend Sacred Heart, a private school in Fairfield, Conn., that costs about $48,000 per year. She chose Sacred Heart over Quinnipiac. "It's always been a goal" to play Division ...



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Westport's Jake Friar follows in footsteps of older brother, Nick

On Tuesday morning, Jake, 18, took a major step in following Nick to an elite Division 1 collegiate baseball program, signing a letter of intent to attend Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn.



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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

New owner pumps life into Fairfield commercial building

The opening of the Fairfield Metro Center train station has created a surge of retail activity in the area, and now a longtime Fairfield company has added itself to the mix by renovating a nearby former office/manufacturing building.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/New-owner-pumps-life-into-Fairfield-commercial-4458234.php

Memorial Service for Fallen Marines Held at Camp Lejeune

... of Clearfield, Pa.; Lance Cpl. David P. Fenn II, 20, of Polk City, Fla.; Lance Cpl. Roger W. Muchnick Jr., 23, of Fairfield, Conn.; Lance Cpl. Joshua C. Taylor, 21, of Marietta, Ohio; Lance Cpl. Mason J. Vanderwork, 21, of Hickory, N.C.; Lance Cpl. ...



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Fairfield men's lacrosse back to work after big win over Denver

If the Fairfield Stags were still flying a mile high after upsetting top-ranked Denver this weekend, coach Andy Copelan put them back on the ground during Monday's practice.



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Memorial service held for Marines killed in training incident

... of Clearfield, Pa.; Lance Cpl. David P. Fenn II, 20, of Polk City, Fla.; Lance Cpl. Roger W. Muchnick Jr., 23, of Fairfield, Conn.; Lance Cpl. Joshua C. Taylor, 21, of Marietta, Ohio; Lance Cpl. Mason J. Vanderwork, 21, of Hickory, N.C.; Lance Cpl. ...



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Fairfield men's lacrosse back to work after big win over Denver

If the Fairfield Stags were still flying a mile high after upsetting top-ranked Denver this weekend, coach Andy Copelan put them back on the ground during Monday's practice.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/article/Fairfield-men-s-lacrosse-back-to-work-after-big-4457098.php

As GOP remains mum on budget cuts, public will get a say before final vote

... have a list of where he would suggest the cuts in municipal spending. "There's fat in every budget," he said, "and Fairfield's no different. MacKenzie wants the projected tax increase for the new fiscal year to be no more than 2 percent. Prior to ...



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Poco is 'All Fired Up'

Poco will perform songs from its new album, iAll Fired Up,i at StageOne at the Fairfield Theatre Company Sunday night, April 28.



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Fairfield Police Catch Robbery Attempt Suspect, Search For Second Man

... victim alerted a teller inside the bank. The teller called 911. Capozziello was walking out of the bank when two Fairfield police officers arrived. The other suspect left in a Mercedes before the officers arrived, police said. Capozziello was ...



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Historical Society to host Civil War program

... on Westport's vote in the 1860 election and discuss the roughly 60 men from Westport who volunteered in the Fairfield-based 17th Regiment. in the war, and will show a photo of the Confederate officer who gave the order to fire on Fort Sumter and of ...



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Suspect Charged In Fairfield Robbery Attempt

FAIRFIELD, Conn. A Bridgeport man was charged with an attempted robbery of an individual at Fairfield's TD Bank branch Monday, according to police reports.



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Fairfield Ludlowe, Warde Named To State's Top 20 List

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Both of Fairfield's public high schools rank among the 20 best in Connecticut, according to U.S. News & World Report.



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Tanker firm establishes HQ in Westport

... both clean/refined products, as well as crude oil. Brett A. Sherman , senior vice president of Angel Commercial, a Fairfield commercial real estate brokerage firm, represented Ridgebury in the lease negotiations. Ridgebury's executive office is in a ...



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Tanker firm establishes HQ in Westport

... both clean/refined products, as well as crude oil. Brett A. Sherman, senior vice president of Angel Commercial, a Fairfield commercial real estate brokerage firm, represented Ridgebury in the lease negotiations. Ridgebury's executive office is in a ...



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Suspect ID'd in kidnap/attempted robbery plot at TD Bank

The victim of a kidnapping and robbery, in the light blue, short-sleeved shirt, talks with police in the parking lot of TD Bank on Black Rock Turnpike in Fairfield, Conn.



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Metro-North's 200th M-8 car

... on Monday, April 22, 2013. Photo: File Photo, ST (From left), Emma San Filippo, of Stamford, Isabelle Smith, of Fairfield, and Nicole Grabe, of Fairfield, all sophomores at Lauralton Hall Catholic High School in Milford, talk as they ride one of the ...



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Two Mepham seniors to play baseball in college

... ng majoring in mathematics in college. Foley earned an academic/athletic scholarship to Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn.



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PD: cuffed for kidnapping acquaintance

One suspect has been arrested in connection with an alleged kidnapping and armed robbery in Fairfield.



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The 200th M-8 car

... on Monday, April 22, 2013. Photo: File Photo, ST (From left), Emma San Filippo, of Stamford, Isabelle Smith, of Fairfield, and Nicole Grabe, of Fairfield, all sophomores at Lauralton Hall Catholic High School in Milford, talk as they ride one of the ...



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Cops: Man abducted, forced to empty deposit box

Police are searching for two suspects accused of kidnapping a man at gunpoint in Bridgeport and forcing him to empty his safe deposit box at a Fairfield bank.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.theday.com/article/20130423/NWS12/130429890/1047

Fairfield forecast: Cloudy, chilly and maybe showery

The daytime high temperature will continue to resist seasonal levels, rising only to about 50 degrees, with a northeast wind 15 to 17 mph.



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Cops: Man abducted, forced toa

Police are searching for two suspects accused of kidnapping a man at gunpoint in Bridgeport and forcing him to empty his safe deposit box at a Fairfield bank.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/connecticut/Cops-Man-abducted-forced-to-empty-deposit-box_88425071

Man kidnapped at gunpoint, forced by bandits to open safety deposit box

The victim of a kidnapping and robbery, in the light blue, short-sleeved shirt, talks with police in the parking lot of TD Bank on Black Rock Turnpike in Fairfield, Conn.



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RTM votes to restore $350K Pequot Library cut, but another battle looms

... Town Meeting showed support for restoring $350,000 for the Pequot Library to the proposed 2013-14 town budget. FAIRFIELD CITIZEN, CT 4/22/13 Photo: Genevieve Reilly A $350,000 town allocation for the Pequot Library was restored to the proposed ...



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Fairfield forecast: Cloudy, chilly and maybe showery

The daytime high temperature will continue to resist seasonal levels, rising only to about 50 degrees, with a northeast wind 15 to 17 mph.



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Mrs. Green's To Open in Wilton this Fall

... is our primary job." Most of the Mrs. Green's stores are located in New York, with two Connecticut locations in Fairfield and Stamford. Phifer said he soon plans to hang poster boards with floor plans and illustrations in the windows of the ...



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Reby Advisors holds 'Back To Work' class at TBICO

... been a leader in providing employment preparation and career transition services to women throughout the Northern Fairfield and Southern Litchfield Connecticut areas. TBICO provides the training and support to help women achieve economic ...



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Pequot Library Wins Appeal For Funding From Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, Conn. The Pequot Library and Fairfield Counseling Services won back the funding they lost in a Board of Finance decision earlier this month.



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Monday, April 22, 2013

Here come the Minutemen

... expected to give the ball to gave up four earned runs and six hits over five innings in his last outing against Fairfield-which was a 12-5 , the preseason Big East Player of the Year, is hitting .325 this season and either leads or is tied for the ...



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Man kidnapped, forced to open safety deposit box

Three assailants kidnapped a man at gunpoint Monday on East Main Street and brought him to a Fairfield bank, where they forced him to empty his safety deposit box, police said.



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'Game Of Thrones' Author Buys Beloved Movie Theater

... my shirt ... but, hey, I've been very lucky, I have other shirts." Martin purchased the theater from Trans-Lux, a Fairfield, Conn.,-based entertainment company. The building was the subject of a foreclosure complaint filed in February, the ...



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Man kidnapped, forced to open safety deposit box

... in the light blue, short-sleeved shirt, talks with police in the parking lot of TD Bank on Black Rock Turnpike in Fairfield, Conn. on Monday April 22, 2013. Police are investigating a kidnapping and robbery that started in Bridgeport and ended at TD ...



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Ludlowe softball rally falls short against Westhill

Fairfield Ludlowe high school shortstop Emily Nelson doesn't get the throw in time so Westhill high school's Tammy Wise slides safely into second during a softball game played at Sturges Field, Fairfield, CT on Monday April 22nd, 2013.



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Half of new railcars now in service

(From left), Emma San Filippo, of Stamford, Isabelle Smith, of Fairfield, and Nicole Grabe, of Fairfield, all sophomores at Lauralton Hall Catholic High School in Milford, talk as they ride one of the new M-8 Metro North trains home from school, Nov. ...



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Suspects in armed robbery sought

Police are looking for two suspects in a kidnapping that led to a robbery of a safe deposit box at a Fairfield bank on Monday afternoon.



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Victim Kidnapped, Taken to Bank and Robbed

A victim was kidnapped in Bridgeport, taken to a bank in Fairfield, and robbed of valuables stored in a safe deposit box.



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Learn Ta ai Chi on Milford Green Saturday, free

... Schools will include Aiping Cheng T'ai Chi & Qigong School of Orange; Qi & Tea of Milford; The Flowing Motion of Fairfield & Bridgeport; Qigong for Health of Fairfield; Chi Longevity Center of Fairfield; Harmonic Focus of Long Island, Moving Harmony ...



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Police: One Arrested, Two At Large In Fairfield Robbery

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Fairfield Police have one suspect in custody and are looking for two more in an armed robbery at TD Bank Monday, according to police reports.



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Where People Pay Higher Social Security Taxes Than Millionaires

... including as little as 63.4 percent in San Mateo, Calif., 59.4 percent in Westchester, N.Y., and 49.3 percent in Fairfield, Conn., according to Urban Institute calculations. And in New York City, workers pay Social Security taxes on less than half ...



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Man kidnapped at gunpoint, forced by bandits to open safety deposit box

... a man kidnapped by gunmen was forced to turn over the contents of his safety deposit box Monday, police said. FAIRFIELD CITIZEN, CT 4/22/13 Photo: Genevieve Reilly Man, right, believed to have been kidnapped in Bridgeport and then forced by gunmen ...



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Man kidnapped at gunpoint, taken to bank

... a man kidnapped by gunmen was forced to turn over the contents of his safety deposit box Monday, police said. FAIRFIELD CITIZEN, CT 4/22/13 Photo: Genevieve Reilly Man, right, believed to have been kidnapped in Bridgeport and then forced by gunmen ...



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Three Injured In Fairfield Off-Road Accident

FAIRFIELD, Conn. An off-roading accident sent three Fairfield residents to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries Saturday, officials say.



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Suspect Charged With Thefts From Fairfield U. Bookstore

FAIRFIELD, Conn. A Hamden woman was charged with larceny this weekend in connection with a scheme to sell stolen merchandise for cash at the Fairfield University Bookstore, police say.



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The Watermark at 3030 Park Hosts Presentation On Westport Country Playhouse

... The event will begin at 3:30 p.m. at the retirement community located at 3030 Park Avenue on the Bridgeport-Fairfield town line. Kennedy will discuss the history of the Playhouse and the inner workings of play development and creation, and offer a ...



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Rest plaza to open for summer

... s/b (I-95) -- November Orange n/b and s/b (Merritt) -- December New Canaan n/b and s/b (Merritt) -- fall 2014 Fairfield n/b (I-95) -- fall 2014 Madison n/b (I-95) - fall 2014 Fairfield s/b (I-95) -- late 2014 Madison n/b (I-95) -- late 2014/early ...



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Fairfield forecast: Gray day, stormy night