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Friday, May 31, 2013

Jason Sonski: At first competition and now peace of mind for half marathoner Harding

... -- hot weather (sometimes a little too hot!), scenic courses and a perfectly run event. The Stratton Faxon Fairfield Half Marathon and 5k will take place on June 22 and 23 at Jennings Beach in Fairfield with as much anticipation as ever. The half ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Jason-Sonski-At-first-competition-and-now-peace-4567518.php

Take A Hike, Use A Paddle To Enjoy Trails Day In Fairfield

A stroll through the Larsen Wildlife Sanctuary in Fairfield or paddle a boat along the Saugatuck River to celebrate National Trails Day this weekend.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/take-hike-use-paddle-enjoy-trails-day-fairfield

A stylish night out for Junior Women's Club

Karen Guastelle of Fairfield tries on jewelry by Jenny Boston at the Junior Women's Club of Fairfield's Ladies Night Out event on Thursday.



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GE Capital Sells $1.3B Worth of Assets

... for 471 net lease properties comprised primarily of restaurants like IHOP, Burger King, Wendy's and Golden Corral. Fairfield, Conn.-based GE also agreed on Friday to sell its Canadian fleet portfolio to Element Financial for $552 million. GE's ...



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Fairfield Police Make Arrest In Case Of The 'Basement Bandit'

A man has been arrested in connection with about five house burglaries that occurred in February and March, Fairfield police said Friday.



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'Basement Bandit' charged with Stratfield burglary spree

... has been charged with a series of residential burglaries in the Stratfield section of town earlier this year. FAIRFIELD CITIZEN, CT 5/30/13 Photo: Fairfield Police Department A Bridgeport man who police call the "Basement Bandit" has been charged ...



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2013 Farmers' Markets Across The State

... marketplace runs weekly between May 29 and December 18. It is located on Mechanic Street behind the fire house. Fairfield to Greenfield Hills Farmers' Market Held on Saturdays, from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. this market runs from July to October. It is ...



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On the market: Quiet charms make Greenfield Hill Colonial a standout

... floors throughout most of house, septic system, well water SCHOOL: Dwight Elementary, Roger Ludlowe Middle, Fairfield Ludlowe High ASSESSMENT: $802,760 TAX RATE: 23.37 mills TAXES: $18,761 Southern living is generally conducted at a more relaxed ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/realestate/article/On-the-market-Quiet-charms-make-Greenfield-Hill-4565806.php

James Thomas Burns, Sr., 86, Formerly Of Fairfield

... He was a U.S. Army veteran having served in WWII with the 5th Ranger Infantry Battalion. He was a graduate of Fairfield Preparatory School and Fairfield University, where he received a bachelor's degree in Mathematics. The early years of his ...



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Things to do in Fairfield this weekend

... Contributed Photo Just because it's not a three-day holiday weekend, doesn't mean there isn't anything to do in Fairfield. Here's a sampler: Pop out of bed Saturday and hop down to the first POPShop Market being held for one day only in the parking ...



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In the Suburbs / A cantankerous, determined widower rides the rails

... couldn't continue the trip. At this point, it's definitely a cautionary tale (as in tailbone). Steven Gaynes is a Fairfield writer, and his "In the Suburbs" appears each Friday. He can be reached at steven.gaynes@yahoo.com. In the Suburbs / A ...



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A 'Triple H' kind of day

... clear with a low temperature of about 65, and Saturday will be only a bit cooler, with a high near 82 in Milford, Fairfield and Stamford. Sunday's weather is the best of the weekend, with moderating temperatures and sunny skies. The high will be 76 ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/A-Triple-H-kind-of-day-4565016.php

Fairfield forecast: Heat, humidity trigger air-quality alert

Already? A "triple-H" day -- hazy, hot and humid -- so common during August is on tap for this "spring" day in southwestern Connecticut.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Fairfield-forecast-Heat-humidity-trigger-4564827.php

What To Do In Fairfield This Weekend

Saturday is National Trails Day, and open spaces in Fairfield, Weston and the surrounding area have special events planned for the occasion.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/events/what-do-fairfield-weekend-33

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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SHU's Bike retires, passes job to Latina

Former Sacred Heart University men's basketball coach Dave Bike, left, recieves a warm compliment from new coach, Anthony Latina, during a press confernece in the McMahon Center on campus in Fairfield, Conn., May 30th, 2013.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/articleGallery/SHU-s-Bike-retires-passes-job-to-Latina-4558983.php

BEA 2013: Lian Dolan: Tapping the Bard

It's no wonder that Lian Dolan, author of Elizabeth the First Wife has infused her romantic comedy novel with Shakespearean themes: she's been reading and seeing Shakespeare's plays since the second grade in Fairfield, Conn.; took field trips with her middle school class to watch "Shakespeare in the Park" in New York; and was deeply inspired by the ... (more)



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Thursday, May 30, 2013

No injuries in Fairfield rollover crash

... though it left the Lexus with significant front-end damage and the Jeep on its side against a telephone pole. FAIRFIELD -- A two-car crash rolled an SUV into a utility pole on Beach Road on Thursday, though the occupants of both vehicles escaped ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/No-injuries-in-Fairfield-rollover-crash-4563235.php

Student cellist wins program scholarship

Benjamin Crosby of Fairfield was won a cello scholarship to a summer music program.



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Gun-violence panel discussion set June 20 at Trinity Church

... by the Right Rev. Laura J. Ahrens , bishop suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut. MacNamara has been a Fairfield police officer for 25 years and chief for nearly three years. In 2002, he negotiated the release of 27 Fairfield University ...



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Cops: Man left kids in car while buying potatoes

A 40-year-old Fairfield man was charged Monday afternoon with leaving a child under 12 unsupervised after he allegedly went into BJ's Wholesale Club on Black Rock Turnpike to pick up potatoes and left his three children, ages 8, 5 and 18 months, in a van, police said.



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SHU basketball coach Dave Bike retires

Former Sacred Heart University men's basketball coach Dave Bike speaks during a press confernece in the McMahon Center on campus in Fairfield, Conn., May 30th, 2013.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sacredheart/slideshow/SHU-basketball-coach-Dave-Bike-retires-63555.php

ACO celebrates 10th anniversary with concert, party

Music director/conductor Christopher Hisey and the American Chamber Orchestra will celebrate their 10th anniversary Saturday in Fairfield.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/ACO-celebrates-10th-anniversary-with-concert-4562635.php

Latest Fairfield property transfers: $1.187M Mill Hill sale

The following Fairfield property transfers were recorded by the Town Clerk's Office from May 13-17: Joseph S. Mioli to Laura Martin, 60 Southport Woods Drive, Unit 3-C-2, $315,000 Lorraine M. deHahn to Trofa Coastal Construction LLC, 126 Carlynn Drive, $650,000 William A. and Dorothy D....



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/realestate/article/Latest-Fairfield-property-transfers-1-187M-Mill-4562190.php

Fairfield native in 'West Side Story' at Shubert

... Side Story" at the Shubert Theatre in New Haven Friday, May 31, through Sunday, June2. Photo: Contributed Photo Fairfield native Laura Volpacchio has been touring in "West Side Story" since last fall, understudying all but two of the female roles in ...



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Wall sculptures on display at The Barn

... in New York City and the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. A former resident of Sandy Hook, Mann has lived in New Fairfield since 1970. She teaches in her studio, The Kick Wheel. Appointments to visit her display room may be made by calling ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Wall-sculptures-on-display-at-The-Barn-4562452.php

Police: Three Graduates Arrested After Fairfield Beach Bonfire

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Three recent college graduates were charged with reckless burning after starting a bonfire with furniture at their Fairfield Beach Road house, according to police reports.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/police-three-graduates-arrested-after-fairfield-beach-bonfire

GE Said to Weigh Succession Plan for Chief of Finance Business

... to a person familiar with the deliberations. Neal, 60, has headed GE Capital since July 2005. It's common for Fairfield, Connecticut-based GE to consider replacements for executives of his age, when top executives frequently depart, said the person, ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-30/ge-said-to-weigh-succession-plan-for-finance-unit-chief.html

Dartmouth Trio Set to Play in NEILA East/West Game

FAIRFIELD, Conn. On Wednesday, the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association announced the teams for its annual East/West game with a trio of Dartmouth seniors being selected.



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Art smart: Range of Fairfield students' artistic talent showcased

Three-dimensional art work at the Fairfield public schools' annual exhibit -- showcasing works by students in kindergarten to 12th grade -- included colorful papier mache fish among the displays at Fairfield University's campus center this week.



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Fairfield forecast: Suddenly, weather that's hot stuff

At least that's what it will feel like in southwestern Connecticut as a mini heat wave engulfs the region over the next few days.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Fairfield-forecast-Suddenly-weather-that-s-hot-4560738.php

Pop-Up Shops Come To Fairfield On Saturday

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Fairfield's Sanford Street will turn into an open-air market Saturday for the first-ever PopShop Market.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/pop-shops-come-fairfield-saturday

Churella: Making railroads safer remains complicated

... more lives. ON MAY 17, a Metro-North Railroad commuter train hit a broken rail and sideswiped another train near Fairfield, Conn. The crash injured more than 70 people. Miraculously, no one was killed. It could have been much worse. In 2008, the ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.northjersey.com/news/opinions/209464421_Churella__Making_railroads_safer_remains_complicated.html

Report: Lawmakers Call For Rail Safety After Train Derails Near Fairfield

Three members of the state's Congressional delegation called for improved safety on the rails in Fairfield County and in the country during a news conference Wednesday, the Middletown Press reported .



via Fairfield Newswire http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/politics/report-lawmakers-call-rail-safety-after-train-derails-near-fairfield

House passes minimum wage increase

... "Labor costs are so high here in Connecticut, it just suffocates our business," said Rep. Richard A. Smith , R-New Fairfield, ranking member of the Labor Committee. "It sends the message that Connecticut is not open for business." Groups ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/State-House-boosts-minimum-wage-4558644.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-4559401.php

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Two suspects in Lenox Jewelers heist held without bond

... the Wernersville Correctional Center in Berks, Pa. His last escape occurred on April 8 -- three days before the Fairfield robbery. The pair now join Jeffrey Houston , 26, of Allentown, Pa., and Christopher Gay , 27, of the Bronx, N.Y., facing ...



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PopShop Market springs up Saturday downtown

... an occasional open-air market with a diverse lineup of vendors. The market open Saturday in he parking lot of the Fairfield Theatre Company on Sanford Street. Photo: Contributed Photo This market will feature food, drink, music and merchandise, but ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/PopShop-Market-springs-up-Saturday-downtown-4558046.php

Darien-Rowayton Bank Opens Branch In Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, Conn. The Darien Rowayton Bank has opened a new branch in the Southport section of Fairfield.



via Fairfield Newswire http://westport.dailyvoice.com/business/darien-rowayton-bank-opens-branch-fairfield

Malloy says no new taxes, GOP cries foul

... to score cheap political points." Democrats were critical of Cafero and Senate Minority Leader John McKinney , R-Fairfield, recalling that back in 2001, both lawmakers voted to exceed the cap by about $45 million. Cafero and McKinney said they did ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.norwalkcitizenonline.com/news/article/Malloy-says-no-new-taxes-GOP-cries-foul-4557519.php

Kotara, Moranski unite in marriage

Post a comment Steve and Janice Kotara are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Lauren Jayne, to John Joseph Moranski III, the son of John and Jo Ann Moranski of Fairfield, Conn.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.wilsoncountynews.com/article.php?n=occasions-kotara-moranski-unite-marriage&id=51347

1 hurt in Bridgeport fire

... Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn. on Wednesday, May 29, 2013. Photo: Brian A. Pounds Victoria Barabanova, left, of Fairfield, walks her grandmother, Svetlana Belogortsiva, from the fire scene outside Sycamore Place Apartments at 285 Maplewood Avenue in ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Fire-in-Bridgeport-apartment-building-4557025.php

On Fairfield's Memorial Day, a salute to sacrifices by those who served

A police motorcycle detail leads the annual Memorial Day parade past thousands of spectators in downtown Fairfield on MOnday morning.



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Fairfield grads entering the military saluted by realty group

U.S. Rep. James Himes, left, and Fairfield First Selectman Michael Tetreau, right, flank four local high school seniors, all of whom have enlisted in the military service.



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Robert A. Okerblom, 75, Security Officer In Stamford

Okerblom was born July 14, 1937, in Bridgeport, son of Andrew and Flora Okerblom, and had been a Fairfield resident for most of his life.



via Fairfield Newswire http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/robert-okerblom-75-lifelong-fairfield-resident-special-police-officer

On the market: Manor house a beacon of style overlooking Southport Harbor

... with electricity and stone terrace, septic system, city water SCHOOLS: Mill Hill Elementary, Roger Ludlowe Middle, Fairfield Ludlowe High ASSESSMENT: $3,927,350 TAX RATE: 23.37 TAXES: $91,782 Not far from Southport Harbor is Penfield Reef Lighthouse ...



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On the market: Manor house a beacon of style overlooking Southport Harbor

... with electricity and stone terrace, septic system, city water SCHOOLS: Mill Hill Elementary, Roger Ludlowe Middle, Fairfield Ludlowe High ASSESSMENT: $3,927,350 TAX RATE: 23.37 TAXES: $91,782 Not far from Southport Harbor is Penfield Reef Lighthouse ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/realestate/article/On-the-market-Manor-house-a-beacon-of-style-4556747.php

Glen H. Smith, 82, Longtime Fairfield Resident, Army Veteran

Smith was born in Colebrook, N.H. to George and Lillian Smith, he was a resident of Fairfield for over 45 years.



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GE looks into the fracking business

... buying companies and opening a lab in Oklahoma. There's no drilling in the case of GE (NYSE: GE), although the Fairfield, Conn.-based company has experience in other energy industries. The story doesn't offer details about what GE was doing. But it ...



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GE looks into the fracking business

... des buying companies and opening a lab in Oklahoma. There's no drilling in the case of GE (NYSE: GE), although the Fairfield, Conn.-based company has experience in other energy industries. The story doesn't offer details...



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Off the Table: TPZ yanks permission for Chelsea's outdoor dining

... we had a representation from a member of the bar that the applicant recently entered into a lease with the town of Fairfield when that was not the case." "It can't be an oral lease or some sort of verbal agreement. It's the town, for crying out ...



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Fairfield forecast: A gray day, storms later

Scattered thunderstorms -- some of them severe -- could punctuate the end of a gloomy day in southwestern Connecticut, according to the National Weather Service .



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Fairfield-forecast-A-gray-day-storms-later-4556161.php

Fog Will Give Way To Thunderstorms In Fairfield

The fog will decrease visibility to 1 to 3 miles in many places but to less than a quarter of a mile in others, the NWS said.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/news/fog-will-give-way-thunderstorms-fairfield-county

Sharon Celebrates Memorial Day

... who served with Sharon Veterans Agent Paul Bergeron in the Navy, spoke about the sacrifices made by a unit out of Fairfield, Conn. made during the Civil War. This year is the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.



via Fairfield Newswire http://sharon.patch.com/articles/sharon-celebrates-memorial-day

Census Bureau: Fairfield's Population Now Over 60,000

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Fairfield's population has now grown to more than 60,000 people, according to recent estimates by the U.S. Census Bureau.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/news/census-bureau-fairfields-population-now-over-60000

Client Relationship Masterya Surveys Reveal that 43% of Salespeople...

... trade show exhibitors increase leads and sales when they exhibit. Founded in 1992, Graziano Associates is based in Fairfield, CT.



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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Burger bonanza: Burger Day give-away bestowed by Plan B

... Burger Day on Tuesday. Plan B hopes to open its seventh restaurant in the former Post Office building by fall. FAIRFIELD CITIZEN, CT 5/28/13 Photo: Patti Woods And those bypassing the former Post Office downtown were bombarded midday Tuesday with ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Burger-bonanza-Burger-Day-give-away-bestowed-by-4554993.php

Dr. Kenneth Mauer is recognized among Castle Connolly's Top Doctors for Fairfield, CT region in 2013.

FAIRFIELD, Conn., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Fairfield's Gastroenterology specialist Dr.



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Fairfield Police: Man Charged With Impersonating Officer

FAIRFIELD, Conn. A volunteer firefighter was charged with impersonating a police officer after waving a badge to reprimand a fellow driver, according to police reports.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/fairfield-police-man-charged-impersonating-officer

Baltimore Train Explodes After Derailing

... juring seven people. That accident came a little more than a week after a Metro North commuter train derailed near Fairfield, Connecticut, injuring more than 70 people and shutting down traffic on one of the most heavily used routes in the US.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.rockfm.co.uk/news/uk-and-world/20130528-baltimore-train-explodes-after-derailing/

Artist responds to Newtown tragedy through Jewish carvings

An exhibit of Jewish chip-carver art, by Fairfield's Harvey Paris, is on exhibit at the Easton Public Library through June 30.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/news/articleGallery/Artist-responds-to-Newtown-tragedy-through-Jewish-4554293.php

Baltimore Train Explodes After Derailing

... seven people. That accident came a little more than a week after a Metro North commuter train derailed near Fairfield, Connecticut, injuring more than 70 people and shutting down traffic on one of the most heavily used routes in the US. Hello, ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://web.orange.co.uk/article/news/baltimore_train_explodes_damaging_buildings

Wilton Assistant Principal Takes Post In Fairfield School

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Leslie Pearson will take over as principal of Fairfield's McKinley Elementary School this summer, according to a statement from Fairfield Public Schools.



via Fairfield Newswire http://wilton.dailyvoice.com/schools/fairfield-names-new-principal-mckinley-school

Artist responds to Newtown tragedy through Jewish carvings

An exhibit of Jewish chip-carver art, by Fairfield's Harvey Paris, is on exhibit at the Easton Public Library through June 30.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Artist-responds-to-Newtown-tragedy-through-Jewish-4554293.php

Classic works, inspiration play out in Stamford

... is long and varied." The ensemble, which formed about four years ago, features Grimm on piano; Nina Crothers , of Fairfield, on violin; and Stamford residents Suzanne Corey-Sahlin on viola and Gunnar Sahlin on cello. For this concert, Grimm said the ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/music/article/Classic-works-inspiration-play-out-in-Stamford-4554335.php

Open air market pops up in Fairfield

Mike and Alex Faherty, owners of Faherty Brand in New York City, will be among the vendors at Pop Shop Market in Fairfield on Saturday, June 1. Photo: Contributed Photo Kelly Scinto , Andrea Espach and Ashley Kane love to shop and eat at the Brooklyn Flea, a sprawling open air market boasting antique dealers, designers and vendors serving up local ... (more)



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Cops: Pot deal goes bad when buyers try to rob seller

... marijuana after police said he reported that three would-be customers tried to rob him Monday during a drug sale. FAIRFIELD CITIZEN, CT 5/27/13 Photo: Fairfield Police Department Zoahib Zahid Qureshi, 20, of Norwalk, was charged Monday with trying ...



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Police: Fairfield Drug Deal Turns Into Robbery

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Four people were arrested in an armed robbery stemming from a drug deal at Fairfield's Palamar Park, police say A Fairfield resident called police to report that three men attempted to rob him at gunpoint in the Palamar Drive park area at about 9 p.m. Monday, according to the report.



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General Electric investing billions into the fracking business

... oil from shale. Florence, Italy-based GE Oil & Gas has its regional headquarters in Houston. GE Oil & Gas is Fairfield, Conn.-based General Electric's fastest-growing division and has had $11 billion in acquisitions since 2007. Oilfield pump maker ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.bizjournals.com/houston/news/2013/05/28/general-electric-investing-billions.html?ana=RSS&s=article_search&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+bizj_houston+%28Houston+Business+Journal%29

Obituary - Ted Lanzo

Theodore, "Ted" Lanzo, of Richland Twp, formerly of Fairfield Conn, died suddenly Friday evening May 24, 2013, at the age of 61.



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Theodore Lanzo, 61, Formerly Of Fairfield

RICHLAND, Twp., Pa. - Theodore Lanzo, "Ted", of Richland Township, formerly of Fairfield Conn, died Friday, May 24.



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Joann Marino, 55, Longtime Fairfield Resident, Food Service Manager

Marino was born in New Rochelle, N.Y., daughter of Leslie Caldwell and Angelina Caldwell of Fairfield, she had been a Fairfield resident for nearly 30 years.



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Stephen M. Kucky, 90, Of Fairfield, WWII Vet, Worked For Sikorsky Aircraft

Kucky was the son of Thomas and Mary Duysik Kucky and was a lifetime Fairfield resident.



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In the Suburbs / Recalling when train crashes just didn't happen

... back on to the tracks in Bridgeport. Conn. on Sunday, May 19, 2013. Photo: Brian A. Pounds I rode Metro-North from Fairfield to Manhattan and back for 12 years, from the late-1980s to the early-2000s, and never was in a train collision. They just ...



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New dog licenses needed by July 1

Fairfield dog owners are reminded that any of the pets 6 months old and over must have a new license by July 1. Town Clerk Betsy Browne said the licenses may be purchased at the Town Clerk's Office on Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., beginning June 3. A current rabies certificate for the animal is required for the license to be ... (more)



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Fairfield forecast: Showers likely by evening

After glorious Memorial Day weather and a fine start to the shortened work week today, there's a likelihood that showers will put a damper on things by this evening, according to the National Weather Service .



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See Fairfield's Recent Home Sales

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Here's a list of the paid residential home sales in Fairfield for the week of May 13 to 17, as reported to the Fairfield Town Clerk's office: a-a Paul M. and Carolyn J. Rothschild sold 1161 Mill Hill Road to John J. Fullam and Carolyn B. Petro for $1,187,500. a-a Domenico and Linda Cammarota sold 2 Carlton St.



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Monday, May 27, 2013

Fairfield

A police motorcycle detail leads the town's Memorial Day parade on Monday morning along the Old POst Road. FAIRFIELD CITIZEN, CT 5/27/13 Photo: Andrew Brophy A police honor guard steps smartly along the line of march Monday in the Memorial Day ...



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On Fairfield's Memorial Day, a salute to sacrifices by those who served

A police motorcycle detail leads the town's Memorial Day parade on Monday morning along the Old POst Road. FAIRFIELD CITIZEN, CT 5/27/13 Photo: Andrew Brophy A police honor guard steps smartly along the line of march Monday in the Memorial Day ...



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Despite corruption, campaign reform in jeopardy

... tobacco shop owners who wanted legislative leaders to kill a bill to tax their business. State Rep. Tony Hwang , R-Fairfield, was the only member of the bipartisan administration and elections committee to oppose all four bills. "I just don't think ...



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Fairfield

A police motorcycle detail leads the town's Memorial Day parade on Monday morning along the Old POst Road. FAIRFIELD CITIZEN, CT 5/27/13 Photo: Andrew Brophy A police honor guard steps smartly along the line of march Monday in the Memorial Day ...



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Allison DeStasio earns dean's list, Academic All-American honors

Allison DeStasio of Lewes was named to the dean's list at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn., with a 4.0 GPA both semesters of her freshman year.



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Flipping out for flapjacks: St. Paul's gets holiday started with pancake breakfast

Michael Jerrild and Tim Barney cook up flapjacks at Saint Paul Church's Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast on Monday. FAIRFIELD CTIZEN, CT 5/27/13 Photo: Mike Lauterborn Serving the traditional pancake and sausage Memorial Day breakfast at St. Paul's ...



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Fairfield on the march: Memorial Day parade steps off

A police motorcycle detail leads the town's Memorial Day parade on Monday morning along the Old POst Road. FAIRFIELD CITIZEN, CT 5/27/13 Photo: Andrew Brophy A police honor guard steps smartly along the line of march Monday in the Memorial Day ...



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Never Forget: Celebrating Memorial Day

MAY 28: People participate in the annual Memorial Day Parade on May 28, 2012 in Fairfield, Connecticut.



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Fairfield forecast: A memorable Memorial Day outlook

A holiday-weather spectacular is in the offing for today's Memorial Day parades, tributes and picnics, according to the National Weather Service .



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Despite corruption, campaign reform in jeopardy

... said of state politicians, "We're not dealing with the mob (but) it's a close second." State Rep. Tony Hwang , R-Fairfield, was the only member of the bipartisan administration and elections committee to oppose all four bills. "I just don't think we ...



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Sunday, May 26, 2013

Inmates will start farming for food bank

... gives inmates a sense of purpose, said founder Brooks Sumberg, a Peace Corps veteran who launched the program in Fairfield, Conn., to help alleviate hunger and improve health. He's since lobbied corrections officials nationwide to participate. About ...



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Day for remembering: Knights of Columbus salute the fallen

... Sean Kelly, Mike Chesney, Ryan Chesney, John Eustace, Patrick Eustace and Ryan Merole. Photo: Mike Lauterborn Fairfield Police Officers John McGrath, Frank DiMarco, Ryan Mignone and Mark Letsch, with Brian Gifford of the Knights of Columbus ...



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Wounded Warriors grateful for Fairfield firefighters' support

... in Afghanistan, has been the recipient of help from Project Gift Card, which is supported by donations from the Fairfield Fire Fighters union local and other area groups. Photo: Contributed Photo A recent visit to Walter Reed National Military ...



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Metro-North Aftermath Tops Wilton's Week In News

WILTON, Conn. Although the accident happened near the Bridgeport/Fairfield border, the May 17 Metro-North derailment and collision wreaked havoc for all commuters heading to the city.



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Metro-North Cleanup Leads Fairfield's Week In News

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Fairfield started off its week still dealing with the aftermath of the train derailment and collision, but things were back to normal sooner than expected.



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Metro-North Cleanup Leads Weston Area's Week In News

... Metro-North train derailment and collision, but things were back to normal sooner than expected. Here are some of Fairfield's top stories from the past week. a-a Commuters braced for a rough commute early in the week, as Metro-North trains were ...



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GE declares $6.5 billion dividend

... ealth care and energy, along with other manufacturing businesses, are the focus of Immelt's expansion strategy for Fairfield, Conn.-based GE, which has operations in Fort Wayne.



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Saturday, May 25, 2013

Silvermine School of Art to host faculty exhibition

... media, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry and silversmithing. New works by faculty members including Tom Brenner from Fairfield; Lisa Arnold , Martha Bloom, Jak Kovatch and Barbara Rothenberg from Westport; David Dunlop , Nash Hyon , Nancy McTague -Stock, ...



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Bowdoin graduates urged to 'believe in yourself'

... never been to Maine until I visited Bowdoin. I have grown very fond," said Billy Bergner, an economics major from Fairfield, Conn., who is headed to a job in finance and technology in Boston. Bess Carter, an environmental and government major from ...



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Online renewal of beach stickers urged

... A copy of a vehicle's current registration is required to obtain a 2013 sticker. Owners of vehicles not taxed in Fairfield may purchase nonresident stickers for $135 that provide access to Jennings and Penfield beaches. The pavilion at Penfield ...



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W.Va. inmates will start farming...

... gives inmates a sense of purpose, said founder Brooks Sumberg, a Peace Corps veteran who launched the program in Fairfield, Conn., to help alleviate hunger and improve health. He's since lobbied corrections officials nationwide to participate. About ...



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Fairfield Honors Lost Soldiers In Memorial Day Ceremony

More than two dozen Fairfield County veterans, boys scouts and active duty soldiers did not let pouring rain, howling wind and unseasonably cold temperatures deter them from honoring those who gave their lives for their country in a memorial ceremony on Saturday morning.



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Regional: Lehigh Valley

... federal kidnapping and robbery. Officials say back on April 11 all four men forced their way into the home of a Fairfield, Connecticut jeweler. Police say they abducted the man and forced him to open his store where the robbers stole more than $4 ...



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Exhibit: 150 years of Gault history reflect the story of Westport

... the exhibit about the Gault family at the Westport Historical Society. Photo: Mike Lauterborn Cynthia Baumann of Fairfield, a friend of the Gault family, looks at photos of the Gaults' coal operations from the 1930s, in a new exhibit about the ...



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Fairfield forecast: Holiday weekend gets better each day

A chilly, wet start to this Memorial Day weekend will only get better the closer we get to the actual holiday, according to the National Weather Service .



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Injured Passenger Sues Metro-North After Derailment

A passenger who was seriously hurt in last week's train crash on the Bridgeport-Fairfield border filed a lawsuit Friday against Metro-North Railroad, The Hartford Courant reported .



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Fairfield Awarded 'Highest Honors' For Green Policies

Fairfield took Highest Honors for overall excellence at the Power of Change Awards on Tuesday night.



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20 to 25 injured as Conn. commuter trains collide

... ad says the accident involved a New York-bound train leaving New Haven. It derailed and hit a westbound train near Fairfield, Conn. Some cars on the second train also derailed.



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W.Va. inmates to start farming for food bank

... gives inmates a sense of purpose, said founder Brooks Sumberg, a Peace Corps veteran who launched the program in Fairfield, Conn., to help alleviate hunger and improve health. He's since lobbied corrections officials nationwide to participate. About ...



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W.Va. inmates will start farming for food bank

... gives inmates a sense of purpose, said founder Brooks Sumberg, a Peace Corps veteran who launched the program in Fairfield, Conn., to help alleviate hunger and improve health. He's since lobbied corrections officials nationwide to participate. About ...



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2013 FCIAC volleyball championship

FCIAC Boys' Volleyball Championship game action between Ridgefield and Staples at Fairfield Ludlowe High in Fairfield, Conn.



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Report: Injured Passenger Sues Metro-North After Derailment

A passenger who was seriously hurt in last week's train crash on the Bridgeport-Fairfield border filed a lawsuit Friday against Metro-North Railroad, The Hartford Courant reported .



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Friday, May 24, 2013

Staples sweeps Ridgefield for FCIAC boys volleyball title

Ridgefield's Tyler Chittenden tries to keep the ball in play, during FCIAC Boys' Volleyball Championship game action against Staples at Fairfield Ludlowe High in Fairfield, Conn.



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W.Va. inmates will start farming for food bank

... gives inmates a sense of purpose, said founder Brooks Sumberg, a Peace Corps veteran who launched the program in Fairfield, Conn., to help alleviate hunger and improve health. He's since lobbied corrections officials nationwide to participate. About ...



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Staples returns to top in FCIAC boys volleyball

Ridgefield's Tyler Chittenden tries to keep the ball in play, during FCIAC Boys' Volleyball Championship game action against Staples at Fairfield Ludlowe High in Fairfield, Conn.



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Colony Grill opens at former iconic hardware store location

... pound and rope by the foot, you can now buy pizza. The Colony Grill, which also has restaurants in Stamford and Fairfield, opened its doors in Milford on May 20 in the very spot on the green where Harrison's Hardware used to be. That hardware store ...



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Rail Crash A Warning: Get System Up To Snuff

Last week's derailment and collision of two Metro-North trains in Fairfield left dozens injured, tens of thousands inconvenienced and taxpayers footing the bill for millions of dollars in repairs.



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Report: Boy approached by suspicious driver

A Fairfield woman reported to police that an unidentified motorist asked her 11-year-old son if he wanted a ride as the boy walked home from Fairfield Country Day School about 4:15 p.m. Wednesday.



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What's Open And Closed For Memorial Day In Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Here's a list of what's open and closed on Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day in and around Fairfield: a-a Old Town Hall and Sullivan Independence Hall are both closed Monday.



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Suspect Charged With Indecent Exposure At Fairfield Store

FAIRFIELD, Conn. A Bridgeport man was charged with exposing himself to a woman Fairfield's Kohl's department store earlier this year, police say.



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What's Open/Closed In Wilton For Memorial Day

... th one extra inbound train to Grand Central. This train will depart New Haven at 7:47 p.m. and make local stops to Fairfield, then Westport, before going express to Grand Central.



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NTSB Looking At Rail Joint Repaired A Month Before Metro-North Crash

FAIRFIELD, Conn. One Metro-North train engineer saw "an unusual condition on the track" just before last week's train derailment and collision on the Bridgeport-Fairfield border in a spot near where a rail joint had been repaired in April, the National Transportation Safety Board announced Friday.



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When it rains, it pours for Monroe EMS

... six months ago, where it started offering regional training facilities that drew paramedics and EMTs from all over Fairfield and New Haven and Litchfield counties that were generating revenue for Monroe. Nevertheless, the ambulance company had to ...



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NTSB Looking At Rail Joint Repaired A Month Before Metro-North Crash

FAIRFIELD, Conn. A rail joint near the scene of last week's train derailment and collision on the Bridgeport-Fairfield border had been repaired in April, the National Transportation Safety Board announced Friday.



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Fairfield forecast: A stormy day on tap

In a "Hazardous Weather Outlook" issued early today, the weather says that downpours of 1 to 2 inches an hour are possible, which could trigger flash flooding in southwestern Connecticut.



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Michael J. Devore, III, 48, Of Fairfield

... as a property caretaker for a private estate. Devore is survived by his parents; sisters, Diane Devore, of Fairfield, Lisa Erickson (Mark), of Marietta, Ga., Laura Hollar (John), of Marietta, Ga.; nieces and nephews; brother-in-law, Joseph Rossetti; ...



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Metro-North rail where train derailed was fractured and repaired in April: Officials

Emergency personnel work at the scene where two Metro North commuter trains collided, Friday, May 17, 2013 near Fairfield, Conn.



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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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Things to do in Fairfield this weekend

There's a full slate of Memorial Day-related tributes and celebrations in Fairfield this weekend, culminating in the annual street parade on Monday morning.



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Traffic update;

... between Exits 27 in Bridgeport to and Exit 14 in Norwalk, The heaviest traffic is in Bridgeport to Exit 22 in Fairfield. As usual, southbound lanes are congested between Exits 47 in Trumbull and Exit 44 in Fairfield. Not bad for this time of day. So ...



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Fairfield forecast: Stormy cycle rolls into holiday weekend

More wet, stormy weather is likely today -- and right on through most of the holiday weekend -- according to the National Weather Service.



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Fairfield forecast: Stormy cycle rolls into holiday weekend

More wet, stormy weather is likely today -- and right on through most of the holiday weekend -- according to the National Weather Service .



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What To Do Near Easton, Weston and Redding This Weekend

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Here are a few highlights of things to do in and around Fairfield, Easton, Weston and Redding this weekend, including Memorial Day weekend activities and concerts.



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Five arrested in $4 million jewelry heist, kidnapping

... April 11, and bound and gagged four people, including the manager and another employee of a Lenox Jewelry store in Fairfield. The two employees were then taken at gunpoint in the manager's BMW and driven about 40 miles to the store, where they were ...



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Officials: Follow Fairfield's Laws On The Beach This Summer

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Fairfield's beach season begins this Memorial Day weekend, and town officials are reminding residents of the rules of the beach - especially regarding alcohol.



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Gas Prices Spike In Fairfield County For Memorial Day Weekend

... months. Gassing up for you holiday weekend getaway? Check out some of the lowest gas prices per gallon in southern Fairfield County. $3.75 - Shell, 1139 Post Road; CITGO, 2047 Post Road; CITGO, 1096 Post Road; CITGO, 2515 Black Rock Turnpike; ...



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Four suspects busted in elaborate heist that netted $4MILLION in jewelery from Connecticut store

... April 11, and bound and gagged four people, including the manager and another employee of a Lenox Jewelry store in Fairfield. Caught: Two of the alleged suspects are seen entering the Lenox Jewelers store in Fairfield, Connecticut in this ...



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5 arrested in jewelry heist, kidnapping

It was a terrifying crime, four victims kidnapped from their homes tied up and held hostage while suspects robbed the Fairfield jewelry store where the victims worked.



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Broken rail eyed in train crash

Injured passengers are transported from the scene where two Metro North commuter trains collided, Friday, May 17, 2013 near Fairfield, Conn.



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Five arrested in jewel robbery

Five individuals have been charged by federal criminal complaint for their involvement in the kidnapping of four Meriden residents and subsequent robbery of Lenox Jewelers in Fairfield on April 11, 2013.



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Parks, beaches ready for the holiday

... will open for the season this weekend. A number of area towns plan parades, including on Sunday: Ansonia and Fairfield at 10 a.m., Stamford at noon, Milford and Monroe at 2 p.m. and Greenwich at 5. Monday parades include Danbury at 9:30 a.m., ...



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5 men arrested in $5M jewel heist in Fairfield, Conn.

Timothy Forbes, 31, William Davis, 25, and Jeffrey Houston, 26, all of Allentown, Pa.; Kasam Hennix, 39, of Easton, Pa.; and Christopher Gay, 27, of Bronx, N.Y., were arrested and charged with conspiring to commit kidnapping, violation of the Hobbs Act by moving stolen property across state lines and using a firearm in a crime of violence, the ... (more)



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5 arrested in Fairfield jewel heist

An observant neighbor, cell phone records, and long hours of detective work in Pennsylvania and Connecticut resulted in the arrests of five men in last month's kidnapping and $5 million jewelry store robbery in Fairfield.



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5 arrested in Fairfield jewelry heist

Five individuals have been charged by federal criminal complaint for their involvement in the kidnapping of four Meriden residents and subsequent robbery of Lenox Jewelers in Fairfield on April 11, 2013.



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Thursday, May 23, 2013

Commuter council change passes House

... terms remaining will need to seek reappointment to the new body. State Rep. Tony Hwang , R-134, who represents Fairfield, helped negotiate with the Malloy office restoration of long-standing legislative language empowering the 15-member group to ...



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4 Lehigh Valley men arrested in connection with Connecticut jewelry store heist

According to police, it began in Meriden, Connecticut on April 11. The men invaded a home and bound and gagged four people, including the manager and another employee of a Lenox Jewelry store in Fairfield, Connecticut.



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Parks, beaches ready for the holiday

... will open for the season this weekend. A number of area towns plan parades, including on Sunday: Ansonia and Fairfield at 10 a.m., Stamford at noon, Milford and Monroe at 2 p.m. and Greenwich at 5. Monday parades include Danbury at 9:30 a.m., ...



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Hines Sight / 'No easy dollars:' Truer words were never spoken

... School -- just one of two multimillion-dollar school building projects on the taxpayers' horizon. The other one is Fairfield Ludlowe High School , which needs an estimated $11.6 million to make repairs, remove carcinogenic grout from around windows ...



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Junior Women's Club seeks charitable partner beneficiary

The Junior Women's Club of Fairfield is seeking local nonprofit organizations registered with the state as a 501 to apply to become the club's 2013 charitable partner beneficiary.



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Former JCC educator Newman to be honored

Nancy Newman , of Fairfield, will be honored at a dinner on Wednesday, June 5, for her contributions to early-childhood programs at the Jewish Community Center of Eastern Fairfield County in Bridgeport.



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Westport resident's cabaret set for 2 Bridgeport shows

... triumphs and the humor in her life, according to her publicist. When she was a high school senior in Fairfield and aspiring musical-theater performer, Oestreicher developed a blood clot. Her stomach exploded in the operating room, both of her lungs ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/Westport-resident-s-cabaret-set-for-2-Bridgeport-4543986.php

Biff! Pow!! Thwak!!! Westport Comic-Con is super fun

... four. It started me in wanting to become a comic book writer. I now have books here at the library." Kupperberg, a Fairfield resident, was gratified the event showed that the library has embraced comics. "They have become so accepted in the ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/Biff-Pow-Thwak-Westport-Comic-Con-is-super-4529482.php

Parks, beaches ready for the holiday

Jennings Beach in Fairfield is packed as temperatures reached into the 90's for the first day of summer on Wednesday, June 20, 2012.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Parks-beaches-ready-for-the-holiday-4542883.php

A new art show rumbles and roars into Stamford

"A Dance In The Clouds," an oil-on-canvas by Fairfield artist David Gorski, will among the works at the "The Art of Transport," at the Pierce Ball Gallery in Stamford, Conn., which opens with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, May 31, 2013.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/entertainment/article/A-new-art-show-rumbles-and-roars-into-Stamford-4543669.php

A new art show rumbles and roars into Stamford

"A Dance In The Clouds," an oil-on-canvas by Fairfield artist David Gorski, will among the works at the "The Art of Transport," at the Pierce Ball Gallery in Stamford, Conn., which opens with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, May 31, 2013.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/entertainment/article/A-new-art-show-rumbles-and-roars-into-Stamford-4543669.php

5 arrested in Fairfield jewel robbery

Federal agents and local police arrested five men Wednesday, including four in Pennsylvania as a result of their involvement in a $5 million Fairfield jewelry store robbery and Meriden robbery in April.



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=2&contentguid=YcSmLSRA&pn=0

Town Gets Liability Notice in Pedestrian Death

The estate of a Fairfield man who was killed in March while crossing Post Road East not in a crosswalk in front of Shake Shack has put the Town of Westport on notice of a potential claim of liability for wrongful death damages.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.westportnow.com/index.php?/v2/43583/

Commuters back on track after train collision

John Kovach Passengers who were on trains that collided at the Bridgeport-Fairfield line Friday, May 17, walk toward a bus to be taken to their destination.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.milfordmirror.com/6741/commuters-back-on-track-after-train-collision/

Fairfield Students Win Awards For 'Dreaming Big'

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Two Fairfield elementary school students won a statewide competition for sharing their dreams of helping the environment when they grow up.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/schools/fairfield-students-win-awards-dreaming-big

Expect Flooding With Heavy Rain And Thunder, Fairfield

Updated at 1:45 p.m. FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- A flood advisory has been added until 4:15 p.m. Thursday in Fairfield County as thunderstorms move through the region, the National Weather Service said.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/news/update-expect-flooding-heavy-rain-and-thunder-danbury

Metro-North Offers Extra Trains To Fairfield County For Memorial Day

Train riders in Fairfield County can get a jump on the first long weekend of summer on extra early getaway trains from Metro-North. For the rest of the weekend, on Saturday, May 25, and Sunday, May 26, regular schedules will be in effect.



via Fairfield Newswire http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/news/metro-north-offers-extra-trains-fairfield-county-memorial-day

5 arrested in jewel robbery

Five individuals have been charged by federal criminal complaint for their involvement in the kidnapping of four Meriden residents and subsequent robbery of Lenox Jewelers in Fairfield on April 11, 2013.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/5-arrested-in-Fairfield-jewel-robbery-4542811.php

Parks, beaches ready for the holiday

... will open for the season this weekend. A number of area towns plan parades, including on Sunday: Ansonia and Fairfield at 10 a.m., Stamford at noon, Milford and Monroe at 2 p.m. and Greenwich at 5. Monday parades include Danbury at 9:30 a.m., ...



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Five Charged in Home Invasion and Jewelry Store Heist

Federal officials have charged five people in connection with the Meriden home invasion and $4 million heist from a jewelry store in Fairfield in April.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Five-Charged-in-Home-Invasion-and-Jewelry-Store-Heist-208667261.html

5 arrested in Fairfield jewel robbery

Five suspects in the brazen home invasion and robbery of a Fairfield jewelry store have been charged and two will be arraigned at 1 p.m. in U.S. District Court in Bridgeport.



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=3&contentguid=YcSmLSRA&pn=0

Parks, beaches ready for the holiday

... will open for the season this weekend. A number of area towns plan parades, including on Sunday: Ansonia and Fairfield at 10 a.m., Stamford at noon, Milford and Monroe at 2 p.m. and Greenwich at 5. Monday parades include Danbury at 9:30 a.m., ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Parks-beaches-ready-for-the-holiday-4542883.php

5 arrested in Fairfield jewel robbery

Five individuals have been charged by federal criminal complaint for their involvement in the kidnapping of four Meriden residents and subsequent robbery of Lenox Jewelers in Fairfield on April 11, 2013.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/5-arrested-in-Fairfield-jewel-robbery-4542811.php

Lawsuit filed against state over gun law

... Defense League, gun retailers in Monroe and Norwalk, and various gun permit holders ranging from a rabbi in Fairfield to an 80-year-old widow living in Hartland. "We wanted to include in our complaint a wide variety of plaintiffs to demonstrate the ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.theday.com/article/20130523/NWS12/305239569/1044

Feds Arrest Suspects In Meriden Kidnapping/Fairfield Heist

Five people have been charged by federal authorities with involvement in the kidnapping last month of four Meriden residents and robbery of a jewelry store in Fairfield, said a U.S. Attorney's office spokesman.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.courant.com/community/bridgeport/hc-meriden-fairfield-kidnapping-heist-0524-20130523,0,2677136.story

5 arrested in Fairfield jewel robbery

Five individuals have been charged by federal criminal complaint for their involvement in the kidnapping of four Meriden residents and subsequent robbery of Lenox Jewelers in Fairfield on April 11, 2013.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/5-arrested-in-Fairfield-jewel-robbery-4542811.php

Latest Fairfield property transfers: $895K Nutmeg Lane sale

Latest Fairfield property transfers: $895K Nutmeg Lane sale The following Fairfield property transfers were recorded by the Town Clerk's Office from May 6-10: TAGR Development Company LLC to Rachel A. Barry, 13 Meadowbrook Road, $177,900



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/realestate/article/Latest-Fairfield-property-transfers-895K-Nutmeg-4542511.php

Lacrosse, Cancer Connection Comes Full Circle For Fairfield's Jeff Keith

Fairfield's Jeff Keith, co-founder of the Connecticut Challenge, will be honored Saturday at the NCAA Men's Lacrosse Final Four.



via Fairfield Newswire http://weston.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/lacrosse-cancer-connection-comes-full-circle-fairfields-jeff-keith

Fairfield forecast: A stormy day on tap

In a "Hazardous Weather Outlook" issued early today, the weather says that downpours of 1 to 2 inches an hour are possible, which could trigger flash flooding in southwestern Connecticut.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Fairfield-forecast-A-stormy-day-on-tap-4541401.php

Sacred Heart launching master's in cybersecurity

... working in the industry looking to further their education now have a new option. Sacred Heart University in Fairfield said Wednesday it is launching a new master's degree program in cybersecurity. The 36-credit cybersecurity program will be offered ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://it.tmcnet.com/news/2013/05/23/7156297.htm

Editorial / Arrogance, secrecy no way run fire commission

How long will Fairfield put up with Fire Commission Chairman Richard Popilowski's attempts to bully people and his dismissive attitude about public accountability? Two more examples of Popilowski's arrogance emerged recently -- one involved a clear conflict of interest between his private-sector job and his role as a fire commissioner; the other ... (more)



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Fairfield forecast: A stormy day on tap

In a "Hazardous Weather Outlook" issued early today, the weather says that downpours of 1 to 2 inches an hour are possible, which could trigger flash flooding in southwestern Connecticut.



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Fairfield School Board OKs New Fees, Music Class Cuts

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Fairfield's middle school gifted program and swimming classes were saved from the chopping block for next year, but other programs will be scaled back and new fees will go into effect at Fairfield Public Schools in September.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/schools/fairfield-school-board-oks-new-fees-music-class-cuts

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

Ridgefield tops Fairfield in FCIAC boys volleyball semifinals

... are headed back to the FCIAC championship match. The second-seeded Tigers won the final two games, beating No. 3 Fairfield for the second time in a week, 3-1 (25-16, 20-25, 26-24, 25-9) in Wednesday's FCIAC semifinals at Fairfield Ludlowe High ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/article/Ridgefield-tops-Fairfield-in-FCIAC-boys-4540602.php

Greenwich blanks Ludlowe in FCIAC boys tennis semifinals

The true test of a champion is how it responds to adversity. As the Greenwich boys tennis team prepared to host Fairfield Ludlowe in the FCIAC semifinals, they knew they would have to do so without their No.



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Back on track: Fairfielders pleased RR service gap quickly repaired

Next stop Stamford for commuter Karen Roche of Fairfield, as her Metro-North train pulled out of the Fairfield Center station Wednesday morning.



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Moving Forward, Looking Back / Genesis of Fairfield U. campus a minor miracle

Bellarmine Hall, one of Fairfield University's signature structures, was built in 1920 as "Hearthstone Hall," the main house on the Lashar estate.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/opinion/article/Moving-Forward-Looking-Back-Genesis-of-4534997.php

On this day 3 years ago - Mar 16, 2010

Michael Evanovich was on a roll against George Mason scoring 32 points. That was the 1st time Michael scored 30 or more points in a game at Fairfield and he wouldn't score that many again.



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Fairfield vs Manhattan: Boxscore

All rights reserved. The Men in Red is part of the StatSheet Network and is not affiliated with or endorsed by Fairfield or its athletic programs.



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Commute Should Be Back To Normal This Morning As Wreck Site Is Cleared

Metro-North and Amtrak said their trains will run normal weekday schedules on Wednesday morning, for the first time since a Metro-North train derailed near the Fairfield border on Friday and crashed into a train on the adjacent track.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.courant.com/community/bridgeport/hc-trains-running-0522-20130521,0,370204.story?track=rss

Ridgefield tops Fairfield in FCIAC boys volleyball semifinals

... are headed back to the FCIAC championship match. The second-seeded Tigers won the final two games, beating No. 3 Fairfield for the second time in a week, 3-1 (25-16, 20-25, 26-24, 25-9) in Wednesday's FCIAC semifinals at Fairfield Ludlowe High ...



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Back on track: Fairfielders pleased RR service gap quickly repaired

All aboard! Metro-North Railroad was back on track Wednesday, and Fairfield commuters -- plunged into a five-day service blackout in the wake of Friday's train collision in Bridgeport -- were happy to start riding the rails again.



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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Athletes of the Week

... school's doubles team Alex Collins and Callie Bartimer during their FCIAC girls tennis semifinal match against Fairfield Ludlowe high school's Colleen Fitzpatrick and Sarah Boyle played at Fairfield Ludlowe high school, Fairfield, CT on Monday May ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.westport-news.com/sports/article/Westport-News-Athletes-of-the-Week-4534915.php

Metro-North back on track in Fairfield

Next stop Stamford for commuter Karen Roche of Fairfield, as her Metro-North train pulled out of the Fairfield Center station Wednesday morning.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Metro-North-back-on-track-in-Fairfield-4540670.php

GE to see US$2.4b in acquisitions by year-end

... company intends to slow the pace of acquisitions beginning in 2014 to about US$3-5 billion a year. The sprawling Fairfield, Connecticut-based conglomerate, whose portfolio includes aircraft engines, home appliances, financial services and utility ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/business/international/ge-to-see-us-2-4b-in-acquisitions-by-yea/684740.html

Sacred Heart University launches new graduate center in Stamford

Sacred Heart University is significantly expanding its presence in Stamford and Fairfield County, launching new graduate degree programs and additional courses, moving into new classroom space in the center of the city and increasing its involvement and outreach within the Metro- and Stamford-area region and business communities.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/education/Sacred-Heart-University-launches-new-graduate-center-in-Stamford20210.shtml

Fairfield Prep Grads To Play NCAA Football This Fall

Fairfield senior Christopher Golger, a Fairfield resident, signed a letter of intent to play at Tufts University next fall.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/sports/fairfield-prep-grads-play-ncaa-football-fall

Fairfield Woman Charged With DUI While Driving Kids To School

Colleen Fecke, 47, of Fairfield was charged with driving under the influence and risk of injury to a minor Monday.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/fairfield-woman-charged-dui-while-driving-kids-school

Fairfield RTM Approves Controversial Redistricting Plan

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Fairfield's legislators voted to thin their own numbers Monday.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/politics/fairfield-rtm-approves-controversial-redistricting-plan

Saturday, May 18

... by happy employees and chamber ambassadors. mergency workers arrive at the scene of a train collision Friday in Fairfield, Conn. Two Metro North commuter trains serving New York City collided during the Friday evening rush hour, sending 60 people to ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://archives.lincolndailynews.com/2013/May/18/

William D. Bishop

... Amity Masonic Lodge. Surviving is his wife, Mary S. Bishop of Camden; one daughter, Donna M. Bishop-Schreiber of Fairfield, Conn.; one grandson, Jason D. Schreiber of Fairfield, Conn.; stepchildren, Allan Pennoyer of Florida; Karin G. Skomars and ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://knox.villagesoup.com/p/william-d-bishop/1004720

Officer learns what it means to be part of the police fraternity

Troy Stauser works with Richard Preneta at Prenetta Physical Therapy in Fairfield, Conn., for a critical arm injury he sustained in the line of duty as a Stamford Police Officer when he engaged in a foot pursuit of a robbery suspect last year.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.norwalkcitizenonline.com/news/article/Officer-learns-what-it-means-to-be-part-of-the-4538952.php

Commuters glad to be riding rails again

Next stop Stamford for commuter Karen Roche of Fairfield, as her Metro-North train pulled out of the Fairfield Center station Wednesday morning.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Back-on-track-Fairfielders-pleased-RR-service-4538552.php

Traffic update; 9 a.m.

Things a starting to lighten up on southwestern Connecticut roads. There's still congestion on SB I-95 from Bridgeport down to Darien. The Merritt looks like a better choice. Once you get past Black Rock Turnpike in Fairfield its a decent ride down to the New York border.



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_318341/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=0&contentguid=OxW3k8HJ&pn=0

CT Challenge Founder Will Be Honored At Lacrosse Final Four

Fairfield's Jeff Keith, founder of the Connecticut Challenge, will be honored Saturday at the NCAA men's lacrosse Final Four semifinals.



via Fairfield Newswire http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/ct-challenge-founder-will-be-honored-lacrosse-final-four

With RR service resuming, Westport lifts parking/traffic rules

With restoration of limited Metro-North Railroad service on Tuesday afternoon, both the traffic/parking regulations in effect since the start of the week and the shuttle bus service to Fairfield stations will be ending.



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.westport-news.com/westport/db_11298/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=2&contentguid=6Gyx17o5&pn=0

Westporter convicted in 'Yankee Stadium dirt' scam

Westport resident Mark Hayward kept a stiff upper lip Thursday when a jury convicted him of ripping off an early rock musician and golf book author from Fairfield by concocting a scam to sell dirt from the former Yankee Stadium.



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New York Personal Injury Lawyer David Perecman Calls for Thorough...

... collided with a westbound passenger train headed for New York's Grand Central Station on an adjacent track near Fairfield, Connecticut. Several cars derailed, not an entire train. The accident stopped rail traffic from New York to Boston. The ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.prweb.com/releases/NYpersonalinjurylawyer/NYpersonalinjurylawyer/prweb10753474.htm

CT Judge G. Sarsfield Ford dies at 79

... Michael Ross to death in 1987, has died. He was 79. An obituary prepared by Ford's family says he died Sunday in Fairfield after battling declining health following a stroke in 2006. Ford grew up in Bridgeport, graduated from the University of Notre ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/fairfield_cty/connecticut-judge-g-sarsfield-ford-dies-at-79

Injured officer fights his way back to duty

Troy Stauser works with Richard Preneta at Prenetta Physical Therapy in Fairfield, Conn., for a critical arm injury he sustained in the line of duty as a Stamford Police Officer when he engaged in a foot pursuit of a robbery suspect last year.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/policereports/article/Injured-officer-fights-his-way-back-to-duty-4536758.php

New Haven Line service resumes

... on Wednesday. Photo: Jason Rearick On Tuesday Kevin Monnelus commutes on the first train to travel between Fairfield and Bridgeport with passengers since a Metro-North train derailed the week before. On Tuesday, May 21, 2013, limited service between ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/New-Haven-Line-service-resumes-4536493.php

Harry J. Peck, 68, Of Fairfield, Worked For Sturm-Ruger

... in Bridgeport to Harry R. and Rose (Plasko) Peck. He served in the U.S. Air Force. He worked at Sturm-Ruger in Fairfield for many years and had most recently been employed at Hartford Compressor as a production planner. Peck is survived by his wife, ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/harry-j-peck-68-fairfield-worked-sturm-ruger

Michael Pearlman, 68, Former Fairfield Resident

Pearlman was born in New York City he had been a Fairfield resident for 20 years prior to relocating to Stratford.



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Frances G. White, 86, Of Fairfield

Frances G. White, of Fairfield and a former resident of Stamford and Norwalk, died Saturday, May 18.



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The Honorable, Judge G. Sarsfield Ford, 80, Of Fairfield

... C. Ford and Julia Day Ford. He grew up in the North End and was a graduate of St. Patrick's school. He attended Fairfield College Preparatory School, graduating in 1951. He attended the University of Notre Dame, graduating in 1955. He received his ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/honorable-judge-g-sarsfield-ford-80-fairfield

Dr. Betty Rogers Rubenstein, 92, Of Fairfield

... The family will sit Shiva Tuesday, May 21 and Wednesday, May 22 from 6 to 9 p.m. at 318 Collingwood Ave., Fairfield, and Thursday, May 23 also from 6 to 9 p.m. at the home of John and Diana Alschuler at 50 Riverside Drive, N.Y., N.Y. Donations made ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/dr-betty-rogers-rubenstein-92-fairfield

Fairfield's Cornell Road Reopens After Bridge Work

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Cornell Road in Fairfield is now open to through traffic after a seven-month closure, Fairfield Police said Tuesday.



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Newsweek/Daily Beast: Fairfield High Schools Among Best In U.S.

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Fairfield's two public high school both ranked among the Top 25 in Connecticut and the top 1,000 nationwide, according to a recent list published by The Daily Beast and Newsweek.



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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Trains Return To Fairfield, Bridgeport Tuesday Afternoon

Construction crews have replaced one of the two tracks damaged in Friday's accident on the Fairfield-Bridgeport border.



via Fairfield Newswire http://westport.dailyvoice.com/news/trains-return-fairfield-bridgeport-tuesday-afternoon

Garden troughs and miniature plants gain popularity

... small plants," she writes, "especially the alpines that flourish in hypertufa. Lori Chips from Oliver Nurseries in Fairfield, Conn., who's been making troughs for 18 years, has observed a burgeoning interest in the trend among her customers. 'The ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.oregonlive.com/hg/index.ssf/2013/05/garden_troughs_and_miniature_p.html

Hundreds pack courthouse for arraignment of Brick couple on animal cruelty charges

... charges involving Sammy, a 13-year-old Cocker Spaniel. / Robert Ward/Staff Photographer Ulness, a resident of Fairfield, Conn., left her home at 6:30 a.m. with one goal in mind: get to Brick Township Municipal Court for the arraignment of Keith E. ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.app.com/article/20130520/NJNEWS/305200084/?gcheck=1

The woman who made Stephen Colbert cry

Emily Bazelon, author of bullying book Sticks and Stones, shows her television interview with talk show host Stephen Colbert during a talk at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/The-woman-who-made-Stephen-Colbert-cry-4536009.php

Fairfield Prep football players announce intentions for college ball

Fairfield Prep seniors Christopher Golger, of Fairfield, and Liam Coyle , of Trumbull, have announced their plans to play college football next year.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/highschool/article/Fairfield-Prep-football-players-announce-4536053.php

Feds probe rail fracture at Metro-North collision site

Emergency workers respond Friday to a Metro-North Railroad train collision in Fairfield, Conn.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.lohud.com/viewart/20130518/NEWS02/305180037

Monday train commute expected to be difficult at best

Metro-North Police monitor the scene of Friday's derailment and train collision at the Bridgeport-Fairfield line Saturday, May 18.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.milfordmirror.com/6605/monday-train-commute-expected-to-be-difficult-at-best/

Police Chief: More Commuters Today

... he said as he surveyed traffic on Railroad Place, where the buses were dropping off commuters from Westport and Fairfield and Bridgeport. "Yesterday there were three buses," he said shortly before 7 a.m. "Today it's a steady stream of buses. There ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.westportnow.com/index.php?/v2/43547/

Bus to Train

Bus shuttles operated for the second day today to the Metro-North station in Westport from Fairfield and Bridgeport.



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Man charged with Stillson Road burglary

Richie Rios, 30, of Vine Street in Bridgeport, was picked up by West Haven police and charged by Fairfield with conspiracy to commit third-degree burglary and conspiracy to commit third-degree larceny.



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Moving Forward, Looking Back / Genesis of Fairfield U. campus a minor miracle

Fairfield University and Fairfield Prep are so tightly bound into Fairfield's fabric that it seems like they've been here forever.



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Sigh of relief: As Fairfield commuters fall in service 'gap,' few first-day problems

Local and state officials braced for a chaotic commute Monday with Metro-North trains out of commission between Bridgeport and South Norwalk in the wake of Friday's collision between two trains in Bridgeport, just east of the Fairfield Metro station, but the first morning with buses substituting for trains locally went pretty smoothly.



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Editorial / Arrogance, secrecy no way run fire commission

How long will Fairfield put up with Fire Commission Chairman Richard Popilowski's attempts to bully people and his dismissive attitude about public accountability? Two more examples of Popilowski's arrogance emerged recently -- one involved a clear conflict of interest between his private-sector job and his role as a fire commissioner; the other ... (more)



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Hundreds pack courthouse for arraignment of Brick couple on animal cruelty charges

... charges involving Sammy, a 13-year-old Cocker Spaniel. / Robert Ward/Staff Photographer Ulness, a resident of Fairfield, Conn., left her home at 6:30 a.m. with one goal in mind: get to Brick Township Municipal Court for the arraignment of Keith E. ...



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Crumpled Railcars Led to Designs Saving Commuters' Lives

Emergency personnel work at the scene where two Metro North commuter trains collided, on May 17, 2013 near Fairfield, Conn.



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Video: Metro-North Crews Begin Train Crash Cleanup

Metro-North Railroad has removed the damaged rail cars from the scene of Friday's train crash near Fairfield so crew can begin the rebuilding process.



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No Metro-North? No Big Problems In Fairfield County's Commute

... Monday's commute, with trains running from New Haven to Bridgeport and buses taking commuters from Bridgeport and Fairfield to Westport, Norwalk and Stamford to resume train travel. The full schedule and plan is available here . More people seemed ...



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In SoNo - this is going to be fine'

... about what would greet her in South Norwalk Tuesday morning. Ordinarily she takes the 7:45 a.m. Train from Fairfield. This morning her husband, who works in Norwalk gave her a ride to South Norwalk. Looking around at a sparse platform, Chueka seemed ...



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One more day to goMTA promises normalcy on Wednesday; probe into crash continues

... station. Buses will then take passengers to stations where trains are running. Local service between Bridgeport, Fairfield Metro, Fairfield and Westport Stations (no bus service from Green's Farms and Southport Stations). Much to the relief of ...



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Crash victims tell their stories

... The 53-year-old Derby woman was of the scores of people injured in Friday night's train crash on the Bridgeport-Fairfield line, and one of the few who remained in the hospital Monday morning. Pacelli, who had been on her way back from a conference ...



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No 'carmageddon'

After a day that began with the alarm clock in her Fairfield home ringing at a painfully sunless hour, the news that Metro-North Railroad 's New Haven line would be back to full service by Wednesday was all Marcia Brown wanted to hear.



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All quiet on New Canaan line Monday morning

... Stamford, are experiencing some delays and crowding due to the Friday evening train accident near the Bridgeport-Fairfield town line that has left the track impassable and roughly 30,000 riders in a bind. "Beginning Monday morning, a shuttle train ...



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One more day to go

... station. Buses will then take passengers to stations where trains are running. Local service between Bridgeport, Fairfield Metro, Fairfield and Westport Stations (no bus service from Green's Farms and Southport Stations). Much to the relief of ...



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Grads, families look at Brandeis and the road ahead

... thinks that." For some parents, the weekend involved complicated logistics. Marcie Link and her family came from Fairfield, Conn., to see her son Jesse Link '13 graduate, but not before traveling to Rochester, N.Y., to see his twin sister do the ...



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Monday, May 20, 2013

Tuesday's Metro-North service plan

... The reduced service offered Monday will continue to be in effect on Tuesday. Local service between Bridgeport, Fairfield Metro, Fairfield and Westport Stations (no bus service from Green's Farms and Southport Stations) Loop bus service with ...



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