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Sunday, June 30, 2013

$12M deal settles sex-abuse claims against Fairfield U. grad's Haitian charity

A $12 million settlement has been reached in the civil cases arising out of the sexual abuse by Douglas Perlitz, center, on at least 23 abandoned Haitian street boys who were being taught, fed and clothed in a three-phase program funded by wealthy Fairfield and Westchester County Catholics and promoted by Fairfield University, the Knights of Malta ... (more)



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What We Learned: Pace of Play month

... slow-play culture with education or preaching alone. That's supplemental. H. Smith Richardson Golf Course in Fairfield, Conn., and the Country Club at Castle Pines outside Denver are model plans for what works in the public and private sectors of ...



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School Upgrades Top Fairfield's Week In News

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Fairfield Public Schools finally wrapped up the school year this week and were also the source of some of Fairfield's top news stories.



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Bridgeport Diocese Ordains 4 Deacons Headed For The Priesthood

... Perella, Andrew Vill and Robert Wolfe II to the Sacred Order of Deacon on June 22 at St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Fairfield. In his homily, Mansell said people see priests as "sources of energy, power, strength and hope" because of their willingness ...



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Saturday, June 29, 2013

Salute to Veterans

... Retired U.S. Army Colonel and a Medal of Honor recipient, Jack Jacobs, left, shakes hands with Michael DiCola of Fairfield a member of the U.S. Navy during the annual Greenwich Salute to Veterans at Havemeyer Field, Greenwich, Saturday morning, June ...



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Sand Jam awash with fun at Jennings Beach

... 8th birthday at the Sand Jam and Movie Night event at Jennings Beach on Friday evening. Photo: Mike Lauterborn Fairfield siblings Patrick and Heather Torney, ages 6 and 7, enjoying Sand Jam and Movie Night at Jennings Beach on Friday. Photo: Mike ...



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Settlement reached in sex abuse cases

A $12 million settlement has been reached in the civil cases arising out of the sexual abuse by Douglas Perlitz, center, on at least 23 abandoned Haitian street boys who were being taught, fed and clothed in a three-phase program funded by wealthy Fairfield and Westchester County Catholics and promoted by Fairfield University, the Knights of Malta ... (more)



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/12M-settlement-reached-in-sex-abuse-cases-4638102.php

$12M settlement reached in sex abuse cases

A $12 million settlement has been reached in the civil cases arising out of the sexual abuse by Douglas Perlitz, center, on at least 23 abandoned Haitian street boys who were being taught, fed and clothed in a three-phase program funded by wealthy Fairfield and Westchester County Catholics and promoted by Fairfield University, the Knights of Malta ... (more)



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/12M-settlement-reached-in-sex-abuse-cases-4638102.php

Fairfielder named to Arts for Healing board

"I am very excited about the opportunity to serve on the board of Arts For Healing," said Blumenthal, of Fairfield.



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Fairfield forecast: Storm threat subsides under bright skies

While there remains a slight chance of isolated showers and thunderstorms today, the odds of precipitation are considerably less than the past several days, according to the National Weather Service .



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Fairfield Art Studio Plans 'Camps For A Cause' This Summer

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Are you still looking for activities for your kids this summer? The Studio Fairfield has planned a series of summer camps that will not only let kids express their creativity, but also get them involved in their community.



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Friday, June 28, 2013

JCC to close its Park Avenue doors

Moving forward with plans to merge with the Jewish Home for the Elderly in Fairfield, the Jewish Community Center will close the doors of its Park Avenue facility to members for good on Sunday.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/JCC-to-close-its-Park-Avenue-doors-4637473.php

Tasting bar of another flavor: Dash 'N Drizzle opens in Fairfield

Jeff Stein, left, and Jeff Love, co-owners of the new Dash 'N Drizzle, an olive oil and balsamic vinegar specialty store, at 11 Unquowa Road in downtown Fairfield on Thursday, June 13, 2013.



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Wedding flowers vary by bride, budget

... Lori Ann Rukan puts together a summer mix of peonies, hydrangea and Gerber daisies at Blossoms Floral Design in Fairfield, Conn. Photo: Autumn Driscoll A center piece of blue hydrangea, green orchids and white garden roses draped with mini calla ...



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Whitehead's Only Flight Was One Of Fancy

... No. 21 aircraft. A brief synopsis of his article shows the flaws: The Whitehead aircraft drove out to a field in Fairfield, the wings were unfolded and handling ropes were attached. (Ropes are used for balloons, not aircraft.) Whitehead was not too ...



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GE Said to Seek Buyers for CareCredit Health-Care Financing Unit

... all but six U.S. banks, according to data compiled by the Fed. The unit's $45 billion in revenue was 31 percent of Fairfield, Connecticut-based GE's total sales last year.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-06-28/ge-said-to-hire-goldman-sachs-for-sale-of-carecredit-unit.html

BNC Financial Group is rebranding, going public

... standard of what it means to be a community bank." The BNC Financial Group has two banks each in New Canaan and Fairfield and one in Stamford. The company recently acquired the Bank of Wilton , which will join the Bankwell brand in September. The ...



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BNC Financial, Bank of New Canaan's owner, plans IPO

... and the gold standard of what it means to be a community bank." BNC Financial has two banks each in New Canaan and Fairfield and one in Stamford. The company recently acquired the Bank of Wilton , which will join the Bankwell brand in September. The ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/BNC-Financial-Bank-of-New-Canaan-s-owner-plans-4635814.php

Blake ousted at Wimbledon

Though he registered more aces and winners than his opponent, Fairfield native James Blake committed 21 unforced errors and was eliminated from Wimbledon by Bernard Tomic of Australia, 6-3, 6-4, 7-5 in Thursday's second round in London.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/article/Blake-ousted-at-Wimbledon-4635626.php

Were the Wright Brothers in Second Place?

... German immigrant (born Gustave Weisskopf) reportedly flew a heavier-than-air, powered airplane into the skies of Fairfield, Conn., in 1901 - two years before the Wright brothers' 1903 flight at Kitty Hawk, N.C. Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy signed ...



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Fairfield Man Charged With Assaulting 9-Year-Old

FAIRFIELD, Conn. A Fairfield man was charged with shoving a 9-year-old child Thursday, sending the boy to the hospital for "severe emotional distress," according to police reports.



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Suspect Charged In Fight Over Bottle Return In Fairfield

Verrol Clarke, 42, of Bridgeport was charged with assault, a breach of the peace and interfering with an officer by Fairfield Police Thursday.



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Joseph D. Miller, 79, Former Fairfield Resident

Miller was born July 31, 1933, in Albany, N.Y., son of Charles H. and Anna Miller and has been a Shelton resident for the past 17 years, coming from Fairfield.



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Pope Francis: The Vatican's rebel

... remarks Michael Higgins, a distinguished Canadian Catholic intellectual now teaching at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn., "I do not believe his successor could go back to the old ways." For Higgins, "it's been the best 100 days in papal ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www2.macleans.ca/2013/06/28/radical-in-white/

Fairfield life in the '70s focus of Pequot photo exhibit

Photograghs of Fairfield life in the 1970s by Edwin Gaynor, pictured, will be on exhibit at the Pequot Library from June 30 through Aug. 11. Photo: Contributed Photo A photo portrait of Serge and Patty Gagarin by Edwin Gaynor will be in a show of Gaynor's work chronicling Fairfield life during the 1970s, which will be on display at the Pequot ... (more)



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Things to do in Fairfield this weekend

... Photo So you've got the Fourth of July holiday weekend planned, but forgot to set an agenda for this weekend in Fairfield. No worries, we've got you covered with these recommendations: Revisit the 1970s in all their glory when you take in the Edwin ...



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Efforts to close off Vets Park road hit dead-end

... hopeful the neighbors and town officials can find a workable solution "which provides a car-free park that all of Fairfield can enjoy." Veterans Park is the only one in town that has a public road going through it. The 8.2-acre park is the site of a ...



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Efforts to close off Vets Park road hits dead-end

... hopeful the neighbors and town officials can find a workable solution "which provides a car-free park that all of Fairfield can enjoy." Veterans Park is the only one in town that has a public road going through it. The 8.2-acre park is the site of a ...



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Wright Brothers Bumped by Gustave Whitehead as First To Fly in Connecticut

... written as an eye witness report, claims Whitehead successfully piloted a half mile controlled powered flight over Fairfield, Conn. Earlier this month Connecticut lawmakers were presented with recently discovered photos as well as eyewitness reports ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.Newsmax.com/TheWire/wright-brothers-bumped-gustave-whitehead-connecticut/2013/06/28/id/512410

Fairfield forecast: Unsettled cycle rolls on

Today's forecast is a mirror-image of yesterday's: Isolated storms -- some of them severe -- are possible throughout the day and night, triggering both a flash-flood warning and hazardous- weather outlook from the National Weather Service .



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Three Fairfield Girl Scouts Earn Gold Awards

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Fairfield residents Kiernan Black, Ann Marie Guzzi and Erin Marie McCurley have earned the Girl Scouts of America's Gold Award, the highest honor in scouting.



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What To Do In and Around Fairfield 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 charity softball tournament and a farmers market.



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Wet Weekend Ahead In Fairfield

After a night of heavy rain and thunderstorms with eye-popping lightning, Fairfield County was forecast to wake up Friday to a chance of more rain, some fog and a flash flood watch in effect until Friday afternoon, the National Weather Service said.



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Zane's Cycles Expands Into Fairfield Country with the Purchase...

Zane's Cycles, the nationwide leader in bicycle sales, accessories, clothing & service, has purchased Trek Bicycle Store of Fairfield.



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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Y honors Fairfield volunteers

Mark McDermott , of Fairfield, and Bernardo Moreno , of Bridgeport, each have received the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA's Volunteer of the Year Award for time they donate to the Fairfield branch Y. McDermott is a volunteer timer at swim meets and offers his accounting and organizational skills to help the swim program, the Y said in a news ... (more)



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Luncheon preview set for exhibit of Fairfield fashions

In conjunction with a new exhibition on the history of women's fashions in Fairfield, the Fairfield Museum and History Center plans a preview luncheon on July 17. Attendees at the luncheon will get a preview of the new exhibition, "In Vogue: A Runway of Vintage Fashion," with museum curator Casey Lewis , followed by lunch and a fashion show by ... (more)



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It takes a village: Gaults' project reinvigorates Saugatuck

... such as Doc's Cafe -- which closed in November 2011 -- and also included garages for Gault Energy and Gault Stone. Fairfield-based Walker Construction performed excavation work at the site of the second-phase development to prepare it for the new ...



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Somers Couple, Ossining Mayor Celebrate DOMA Ruling

... that, for the first time in my life, I'm suddenly equal to everyone else in this country," the 44-year-old New Fairfield, Conn. man said Thursday. "It's a major thing on a personal level to experience that for the first time. To have the state ...



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Pickens' Perspective: Spring 2013 awards

Rachelle Barone and the Fairfield Warde softball team possess the greatest upside for any Fairfield team in 2014.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/article/Pickens-Perspective-Spring-2013-awards-4627067.php

'One Run for Boston' leg spans Fairfield County

"One Run for Boston," a 3,000-plus-mile relay will advance from from Greenwich to Portland on Saturday, with a leg passing through Fairfield.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/article/One-Run-for-Boston-leg-spans-Fairfield-County-4627079.php

Fairfield life in the '70s focus of Pequot photo exhibit

Photograghs of Fairfield life in the 1970s by Edwin Gaynor, pictured, will be on exhibit at the Pequot Library from June 30 through Aug. 11. Photo: Contributed Photo A photo portrait of Serge and Patty Gagarin by Edwin Gaynor will be in a show of Gaynor's work chronicling Fairfield life during the 1970s, which will be on display at the Pequot ... (more)



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Fairfield kids take prizes in energy contest

Four Fairfield students have won prizes in a statewide, multimedia contest involving energy conservation sponsored by a consortium of energy groups.



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Wright brothers not first in flight?

... to promote Whitehead's achievement. He lobbied the legislature and even persuaded Chip's Family Restaurant in Fairfield to name an omelet the No. 21, for the plane Whitehead flew. He said the aviator is well-known in Connecticut for flying before ...



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Home Is Where the Art Is

... owned an art gallery for several years. The entryway of unit number 8E is pictured. The couple have a home in Fairfield, Conn., in addition to the apartment, which they purchased to use as a pied-a-tierre. Married since 1979, they have been ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324577904578557522483623176.html?mod=WSJ_RealEstate_MiddleBuckets1

Somers Couple, Ossining Mayor Celebrate DOMA Ruling

... that, for the first time in my life, I'm suddenly equal to everyone else in this country," the 44-year-old New Fairfield, Conn. man said Thursday. "It's a major thing on a personal level to experience that for the first time. To have the state ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://ossining.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/somers-couple-ossining-mayor-celebrate-doma-ruling

Student's ceramic creation wins national prize

... Murphy's "Bubbles Two" replicates the original "Bubbles," which broke in the kiln at Roger Ludlower Middle School. Fairfield CT. June 2013. Photo: Contributed Photo



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Summer reading 'Challenge' no sweat for Fairfield teens

Fairfielders Isabella Huban, 13; Anna Ciraulo, 12, and Maya Vetrosky, 13, draw designs for a Post-It Gallery at Fairfield Library's Teen Summer Challenge kickoff on June 26. Photo: Mike Lauterborn Merry Mao, Fairfield Public Library's webmaster, holds clay figures created by participants of the library's Teen Summer Challenge kickoff.



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Mortgage company opens branch downtown

... mortgage products, including fixed and adjustable-rates, jumbo, FHA, VA and USDA mortgages. The 2,600-square-foot Fairfield office will be staffed by an initial workforce of six and co-managed by a pair of industry veterans who live in Fairfield. ...



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Hearing To Discuss Sidewalk Upgrades Near Fairfield Metro

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Fairfield will hold a public meeting Thursday evening to see whether residents are interested in improving the area around the Fairfield Metro Center for pedestrians.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/news/hearing-discuss-sidewalk-upgrades-near-fairfield-metro

More

... Murphy's "Bubbles Two" replicates the original "Bubbles," which broke in the kiln at Roger Ludlower Middle School. Fairfield CT. June 2013. Photo: Contributed Photo A ceramic piece created by a Roger Ludlowe Middle School student has won a silver ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Student-s-ceramic-creation-wins-national-prize-4621339.php

Linda McMahon Joins APCO's International Advisory Council

... most successful fundraising efforts. Currently, she serves on the boards of Sacred Heart University of Fairfield, Connecticut; the Close Up Foundation, a nonprofit that works to educate and motivate youth to exercise the rights and accept the ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.411mania.com/wrestling/news/288885

Fairfield Athletics Signs John Cirillo, Cirillo World As Public Relations And Marketing Consultant

Jun. 27, 2013 - FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Fairfield University Athletics is pleased to announce that it has signed a multi-year agreement with prominent New York public relations executive John Cirillo, President of Cirillo World, to serve as public relations, marketing and special athletics events consultant for the Stags.



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Francis J. Vincze, 65, Of Fairfield, Vietnam War Veteran

... three Purple Hearts. Vincze is survived by his wife, Gail Mastronardi Vincze; sons, Frank Jr. and Martin both of Fairfield; brothers, Robert Vincze of Shelton and Stephen (Pete) Vincze of Stratford; sister, Jeanette Kuhn of Shelton; and several ...



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Teens cited for booze on beach

... hat there was underage drinking in the parking lot at the Jacky Durrell Pavilion at Penfield Beach. The three, all Fairfield residents, were found with 10 cans of beer.



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Fairfield forecast: Stormy days ahead

Storms with heavy rain, gusty winds and thunder and lightning are likely after 2 p.m. today and overnight, the NWS says in a "hazardous weather outlook" issued today.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Fairfield-forecast-Stormy-days-ahead-4625179.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 June 10-14, as reported to the Fairfield Town Clerk's office.



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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Lois Faye Shrebnik Zeisler, 79, Of Fairfield

Zeisler was born Dec. 27, 1933, to Max Shrebnik and Frances Cooper Shrebnik. She grew up in New Haven and graduated from Hillhouse High School, class of 1951.



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Richard Francis Tyler, 86, Of Fairfield

... Edward Tyler and Frances Slade Tyler of Worcester, Mass. He was a native of Worcester, Mass.and was a resident of Fairfield for over 57 years. He attended high school at Worcester Academy, and earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the College ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/richard-francis-tyler-86-fairfield

New Canaan's Jessica Mannetti Named Sacred Heart Basketball Coach

Jessica Mannetti of New Canaan is greeted by Sacred Heart University Athletic Director Bobby Valentine at a press conference in Fairfield Tuesday.



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Former Greens Farms Basketball Coach Takes Job At Sacred Heart

Jessica Mannetti of New Canaan is greeted by Sacred Heart University Athletic Director Bobby Valentine at a press conference in Fairfield Tuesday.



via Fairfield Newswire http://westport.dailyvoice.com/sports/fairfields-sacred-heart-names-new-head-womens-basketball-coach

Man faces charges after domestic dispute

... According to the report, State Police received a 911 call where the caller said, "Send the cops!" and hung up. Fairfield police said tension had been apparently brewing between the couple for several days, sparking an argument fueled by alcohol. ...



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Saying "I Do" -- Again and Again

... Pat and I had the ultimate wedding experience: we eloped. Quietly and without fanfare, we made a trip to Fairfield, Connecticut, where we became what we had been for over two decades: husband and husband. We did not know then that two years later, ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.edgenewengland.com/index.php?ch=news&sc=&sc2=features&sc3=&id=146288

Saying "I Do" -- Again and Again

... Pat and I had the ultimate wedding experience: we eloped. Quietly and without fanfare, we made a trip to Fairfield, Connecticut, where we became what we had been for over two decades: husband and husband. We did not know then that two years later, ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.edgeonthenet.com/index.php?ch=news&sc=national&sc2=features&sc3=&id=146288

Josephine Fisher, 90, Of Fairfield, Retired Supervisor At V.C.A.

... City, Pa., daughter of Michael and Anna Zenzel Stahura. A resident of Bridgeport for over 40 years, she moved to Fairfield in 1969. A retired supervisor at V.C.A. she was a member of its quarter century club. Fisher is survived by daughters, Joanna ...



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We're officially in a heatwave

... Torres, center, with Chad's Landscaping and Designs, take a break to get rehydrated while at work at a home along Fairfield Beach Road in Fairfield, Conn. on Tuesday June 25, 2013. Landscapers like Chad Osterberg and his men have to work regardless ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newcanaannewsonline.com/news/article/We-re-officially-in-a-heatwave-4621735.php

Character a big plus for new SHU women's coach Mannetti

Jessica Mannetti speaks after being introduced as the new Sacred Heart University women's basketball coach during a press conference in the McMahon Center on campus in Fairfield, Conn., June 25th, 2013.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/articleGallery/Character-a-big-plus-for-new-SHU-women-s-coach-4620662.php

Dressing up downtown: Dash 'N Drizzle, gourmet oil and vinegar

Jeff Love, left, and Jeff Stein are bringing some taste to downtown Fairfield with their new olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting store, Dash 'N Drizzle, at 11 Unquowa Road.



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Margaret Sjodin, 91, Longtime Fairfield Resident, WWII Veteran

Sjodin and her family immigrated from Scotland when she was young and settled as a longtime resident in Fairfield.



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Enrico Pavoni, 93, Of Fairfield, WWII Veteran

... who served in the Pacific Theater from 1942 to 1946 in the United States Army. After the war, he settled in Fairfield, with his wife and family. He worked as a butcher and manager for Lobovitz and Sons and the Plaza Beef Company in Bridgeport for ...



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Aprile Adintori Burton, 51, Of Fairfield

Burton was born March 25, 1962, in Bridgeport, she graduated from Notre Dame High School and received a B.A. from Southern Connecticut State University.



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James D. Kiley, Sr., 61, Formerly Of Fairfield

... was born in the Bronx in 1952, son of Edward A. Kiley, Jr. and Helen (O'Connor) Kiley. He moved with his family to Fairfield in 1956, before settling in Greenwich in the early 60s. In 1966, he graduated from Sacred Heart School in Byram and in 1970 ...



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Convicted of attempted Fairfield rape, man faces probation violation

A Bridgeport man, convicted in 2009 of trying to rape a 16-year-old Fairfield girl as she walked home from school, has been arrested again after police said he showed up for a lie-detector test smelling of marijuana.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Convicted-of-attempted-Fairfield-rape-man-faces-4622839.php

Weston Native Screens New Film In Bridgeport Wednesday

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Fairfield's Jewish Senior Services will host a special screening of a new documentary by Weston native David Gaynes on Wednesday at Bridgeport's Bijou Theatre.



via Fairfield Newswire http://weston.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/weston-native-screens-new-film-bridgeport-wednesday

Fairfield Ludlowe, Riverfield Renovation Plans Get Final Approval

FAIRFIELD, Conn. More than $25 million worth of renovations at Fairfield Ludlowe High School and Riverfield Elementary School received final approval Monday night.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/schools/fairfield-ludlowe-riverfield-renovation-plans-get-final-approval

Darien Rowayton Bank Gets Warm Reception In Southport

... like the fact that we have plenty of parking and drive-up service. They like the locale. We have customers from Fairfield, Southport and Westport." The full-service branch facility officially opened May 6. A grand opening was held May 29 to June 1. ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/business/darien-rowayton-bank-gets-warm-reception-southport

Film Featuring Fairfield's Jewish Home Screens In Bridgeport Wednesday

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Fairfield's Jewish Senior Services will host a special screening of a new documentary by Weston native David Gaynes on Wednesday at Bridgeport's Bijou Theatre.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/weston-native-screens-new-film-bridgeport-wednesday

that Poor Dream, I Land and More Set for 2013 Ice Factory Festival at New Ohio Theatre, Now thru 8/3

... standard for intelligent, imaginative theater. Set entirely on a Metro-North train traveling from New York City to Fairfield, Connecticut, and drawing on the company's own complex relationship to class identity and economic disparity in American ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://offoffbroadway.broadwayworld.com/article/THAT-POOR-DREAM-I-LAND-and-More-Set-for-2013-Ice-Factory-Festival-at-New-Ohio-Theatre-626-83-20130625

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Fairfield Senior Center Plans Summer Camp For Young Flyers

FAIRFIELD, Conn. The Fairfield Senior Center will host its first-ever summer camp for kids interested in learning about aviation this July.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/fairfield-senior-center-plans-summer-camp-young-flyers

Character a big plus for new SHU women's coach Mannetti

Jessica Mannetti speaks after being introduced as the new Sacred Heart University women's basketball coach during a press conference in the McMahon Center on campus in Fairfield, Conn., June 25th, 2013.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/sports/article/Character-a-big-plus-for-new-SHU-women-s-coach-4620662.php

We're officially in a heatwave

... Torres, center, with Chad's Landscaping and Designs, take a break to get rehydrated while at work at a home along Fairfield Beach Road in Fairfield, Conn. on Tuesday June 25, 2013. Landscapers like Chad Osterberg and his men have to work regardless ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/We-re-officially-in-a-heatwave-4621735.php

Pioneers hire new coach

Jessica Mannetti speaks after being introduced as the new Sacred Heart University women's basketball coach during a press conference in the McMahon Center on campus in Fairfield, Conn., June 25th, 2013.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/article/Character-a-big-plus-for-new-SHU-women-s-coach-4620662.php

NC native is SHU coach

Jessica Mannetti speaks after being introduced as the new Sacred Heart University women's basketball coach during a press conference in the McMahon Center on campus in Fairfield, Conn., June 25th, 2013.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newcanaannewsonline.com/sports/article/Character-a-big-plus-for-new-SHU-women-s-coach-4620662.php

Pioneers hire Mannetti to coach women's hoops

Jessica Mannnetti speaks after being introduced as the new Sacred Heart University women's basketaball coach during a press conference in the McMahon Center on campus in Fairfield, Conn., June 25th, 2013.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Character-a-big-plus-for-new-SHU-women-s-coach-4620662.php

1,240 without power in Bridgeport, Fairfield

... the Brooklawn section of the city. Aaliyah Miller , spokeswoman for the utility, said customers in Bridgeport and Fairfield lost power at about 3:43 p.m. because of downed wires at Park and Capitol avenues. It was not clear what brought the wires ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/1-240-without-power-in-Bridgeport-Fairfield-4621490.php

Pioneers hire Mannetti to coach women's hoops

Jessica Mannnetti speaks after being introduced as the new Sacred Heart University women's basketaball coach during a press conference in the McMahon Center on campus in Fairfield, Conn., June 25th, 2013.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/articleGallery/Pioneers-hire-Mannetti-to-coach-women-s-hoops-4620662.php

Town Democrats seek candidates for municipal posts

... small businesses and neighborhoods. "We want candidates who will put aside partisan agendas and work together for Fairfield," Ellery Plotkin , Democratic Town Committee chairman said in the release. The committee on July 18 will nominate and endorse ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Town-Democrats-seek-candidates-for-municipal-posts-4621341.php

PTA volunteer seeks GOP nod for school board

Dorene Herron has announced her candidacy for a Republic nomination for Fairfield Board of Education.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/PTA-volunteer-seeks-GOP-nod-for-school-board-4621335.php

Dressing up downtown: Dash 'N Drizzle, gourmet oil and vinegar

Jeff Love, left, and Jeff Stein are bringing some taste to downtown Fairfield with their new olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting store, Dash 'N Drizzle, at 11 Unquowa Road.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Dressing-up-downtown-Dash-N-Drizzle-gourmet-4621435.php

Downed wires KO power to 2,700 in Fairfield, Bridgeport

Nearly 2,700 United Illuminating customers in Bridgeport and Fairfield lost power Tuesday afternoon because of downed power lines in the Brooklawn area near the towns' border.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Downed-wires-KO-power-to-2-700-in-Fairfield-4621539.php

Republican Challenger Announces Run For Fairfield's School Board

FAIRFIELD, Conn. PTA volunteer and past president Dorene Herron has announced that she will seek a Republican nomination for Fairfield's Board of Education in this November's election.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/politics/republican-challenger-announces-run-fairfields-school-board

Fairfield Police Make Arrests In 4 Shoplifting Cases Monday

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Fairfield police arrested four suspects in four different shoplifting cases in the same day Monday, according to police reports.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/fairfield-police-make-arrests-4-shoplifting-cases-monday

Women's Lacrosse Names Captains For 2014

... named its three captains for the upcoming 2014 season. Senior Bailey Knapton (Canandaigua, N.Y.), Tierney Larson (Fairfield, Conn.) and Jamie Romano (Kings Park, N.Y.) will lead the Red Foxes, as selected by a team vote. "I am confident that Jamie, ...



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Darien's Johnston takes 22nd in Fairfield Half Marathon

Men's winner Eric Chirchir of Kenya approaches the finish line of the Fairfield Half Marathon in Fairfield, Conn.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/articleGallery/Darien-s-Johnston-takes-22nd-in-Fairfield-Half-4618803.php

This year's lacrosse stars

Fairfield Prep's Kevin Brown was named the 2013 Connecticut High School Lacrosse Coaches Player of the Year and Bob Scott US Lacrosse Player of the Year.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newcanaannewsonline.com/sports/article/2013-Connecticut-High-School-Lacrosse-Coaches-4619247.php

Home Is Where the Art Is

... owned an art gallery for several years. The entryway of unit number 8E is pictured. The couple have a home in Fairfield, Conn., in addition to the apartment, which they purchased to use as a pied-a-tierre. Married since 1979, they have been ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324577904578557522483623176.html?mod=topix

Rose DiPierro Aitchison, Of Fairfield, Receptionist At Salon Of Fine Arts

... DiPierro. She was a graduate of Central High School, Bridgeport. She was a receptionist for Salon of Fine Arts in Fairfield for 43 years. Aitchison is survived by a nephew, Guy Recupero of Bridgeport; family; friends, Candida and James Faris of ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/rose-dipierro-aitchison-fairfield-receptionist-salon-fine-arts

Bolt-On Surface Lift Systems enable height adjustment.

... lift cylinders, and complete table frame systems designed to minimize employee fatigue and risk of injuries. Fairfield CT. American Sales Development (ASD) announces its new bolt-on adjustable lift systems for easily modifying existing tables, ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://news.thomasnet.com/fullstory/Bolt-On-Surface-Lift-Systems-enable-height-adjustment-20010505

Shhhh-zzzzzz! Overnight campout at Pequot Libary

... roll, pop standards and jazz. The band was formed by four neighbors on the same road in the northern section of Fairfield. Adults relaxed in the clear evening air, while kids played games, culminating in the "Big Pillow Fight" at 9 p.m. With 16 ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Shhhh-zzzzzz-Overnight-campout-at-Pequot-Libary-4620325.php

GOP lawmakers' petitions aim to fuel repeal of gas-tax hike

State Sen. John McKinney, R-Fairfield, left, talks with Philip Eliasoph about a petition drive to repeal a new gas tax set to go into effect July 1. Photo: Genevieve Reilly State Rep. Brenda Kupchick, R-134, collects signatures on a petition to repeal a gas tax hike scheduled to take effect July 1. Photo: Genevieve Reilly Local Republican ... (more)



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/GOP-lawmakers-petitions-aim-to-fuel-repeal-of-4620304.php

Fairfield forecast: Hot, humid and possible storms

Today, and through the end of the week, scattered showers -- and occasional thunderstorms -- could be a factor, the National Weather Service warns.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Fairfield-forecast-Hot-humid-and-possible-storms-4620291.php

State GOP lawmakers attempt to stop July 1 gas tax hike

... bridge repair. "There's still time to stop this unfair tax increase," said Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, R-Fairfield, standing across from a Hartford gas station with House Minority Leader Lawrence Cafero Jr., R-Norwalk. Both men are ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.theday.com/article/20130625/NWS12/306259932/-1/NWS

Bellarmine Museum Presents Native American Pottery from New Mexican Pueblos in Latest Exhibition

Fairfield University's Bellarmine Museum of Art presents "Fire & Earth: Native American Pottery from New Mexican Pueblos," which features nearly three dozen potted vessels from ten different Pueblos in New Mexico.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10863313.htm

Monday, June 24, 2013

Focus T25 - A Workout that Fits Your Schedule

Jun. 24, 2013 - FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Fairfield, CT - Recent investigation concerning the demand for quick, sufficient workouts is now made availablea According to a study by the International Labour Organization, Americans work 137 more hours per year than Japanese workers, 260 more hours per year than British workers, and 499 more hours per year ... (more)



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.prlog.org/12162578-focus-t25-workout-that-fits-your-schedule.html

Republican lawmakers try to stop gas tax hike

... repair. "There's still time to stop this unfair tax increase," said Senate Minority Leader John McKinney , R-Fairfield, standing across from a Hartford gas station with House Minority Leader Lawrence Cafero Jr., R-Norwalk. Both men are considering ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Republican-lawmakers-try-to-stop-gas-tax-hike-4619520.php

Breaking down Burger Row

... B Burger Bar will offer another option for area burger fans when it opens its seventh restaurant in the former Fairfield Post Office later this year. Photo: File Photo THE SCOOP If you're craving a: a Thin, step-up-from-fast-food burger, try ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/EatDrinkShopCook-Where-s-the-beef-on-Burger-Row-4619171.php

2013 Connecticut High School Lacrosse Coaches All-America team

Fairfield Prep's Kevin Brown was named the 2013 Connecticut High School Lacrosse Coaches Player of the Year and Bob Scott US Lacrosse Player of the Year.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.norwalkcitizenonline.com/sports/article/2013-Connecticut-High-School-Lacrosse-Coaches-4619247.php

EatDrinkShopCook: Where's the beef on Burger Row?

... B Burger Bar will offer another option for area burger fans when it opens its seventh restaurant in the former Fairfield Post Office later this year. Photo: File Photo THE SCOOP If you're craving a: a Thin, step-up-from-fast-food burger, try ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/EatDrinkShopCook-Where-s-the-beef-on-Burger-Row-4619171.php

Teacher To Return To Fairfield As Dwight School Principal

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Mimi Maniscalco will take over as principal of Fairfield's Dwight Elementary School this summer, Schools Superintendent David Title said in a news release last week.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/schools/teacher-return-fairfield-dwight-school-principal

Firefighters Stop Fairfield Garage Fire Before It Spreads

A fire to a detached garage on Rugby Road in Fairfield damaged the structure but did not spread to nearby homes.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/firefighters-stop-fairfield-garage-fire-it-spreads

Fairfield Store Employee Charged With After-Hours Theft

FAIRFIELD, Conn. An employee at the Home Depot store in Fairfield was charged with stealing from the story after hours Saturday, according to police reports.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/fairfield-store-employee-charged-after-hours-theft

Somers Teacher, Husband Await Supreme Court's Marriage Act Ruling

... they consider both the worst and best time of their lives, he told USA Today . As the couple, who lives in New Fairfield, Conn., awaits the Supreme Court's decision to declare whether the 17-year-old Defense of Marriage Act was constitutional, ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://bedford.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/somers-teacher-husband-await-supreme-courts-marriage-act-ruling

Water Prices Headed Up, As Pipes Reach End Of Days

... increases in the following two years. Bottom line, it is asking for a 10.6 percent profit margin. For a house in Fairfield that uses 6,000 gallons of Aquarion water a month, the increase comes to about $96 over one year, pushing the total annual ...



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Fairfield County Man, Husband Await Supreme Court's Marriage Act Ruling

... they consider both the worst and best year of their lives, he told USA Today . As the couple, who lives in New Fairfield, Conn., awaits the Supreme Court's decision to declare whether or not the 17-year-old Defense of Marriage Act was ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/somers-man-husband-await-supreme-courts-marriage-act-ruling

GE moving some Louisville jobs to Kansas

... Co. plans to move jobs from Louisville to Overland Park, Kansas, though it's unclear how many will leave the city. Fairfield, Conn.-based GE (NYSE: GE) said Friday that it will move 170 positions from its air-filtration division in Raytown, Kansas, ...



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Darien's Johnston takes 22nd in Fairfield Half Marathon

Men's winner Eric Chirchir of Kenya approaches the finish line of the Fairfield Half Marathon in Fairfield, Conn.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/Darien-s-Johnston-takes-22nd-in-Fairfield-Half-4618803.php

Sandra A. Lausten, 70, Longtime Norwalk Resident

... for the last 43 years. Lausten is survived by her twin daughters, Karen (Bill) Juthnas and Missy (Jon) Dilley of Fairfield; five grandchildren; sister, Carol Bello (George) of Stamford; brother, Charles (Bud) Antonelli (Ellen) of Oceanside, ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/sandra-lausten-70-longtime-norwalk-resident

Norwalk Letter: Time To Make Crosswalks Safe For Everyone

... Avenue has only one of four possible routes covered. Taylor, Cedar and Stuart have one. Scribner, Price and Fairfield have none. The Exit 14 off ramp area also has none. More surprisingly, the areas in between, where pedestrians are likely to want ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/opinion/norwalk-letter-time-make-crosswalks-safe-everyone

Frances Geoghegan, 104, Of Fairfield

Geoghegan is survived by her son, Philip Geoghegan of Pennsylvania; daughter, Anne Geoghegan of Florida; several grandchildren; great grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/frances-geoghegan-104-fairfield

Mary Margaret Panigutti, 98, Of Fairfield, Worked For Fairfield County Hunt

Panigutti was born in Bridgeport, daughter of Peter and Maria Poinelli, she had been a lifelong Fairfield resident.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/mary-margaret-panigutti-98-fairfield-worked-fairfield-county-hunt

Reta L. Meyer, 82, Lifelong Fairfield Resident

Meyer was born and raised in Portland, Maine. After her marriage she moved to Fairfield, where she was a lifelong resident.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/reta-l-meyer-82-lifelong-fairfield-resident

Letter: Time To Make Crosswalks Safe For Everyone

... Avenue has only one of four possible routes covered. Taylor, Cedar and Stuart have one. Scribner, Price and Fairfield have none. The Exit 14 off ramp area also has none. More surprisingly, the areas in between, where pedestrians are likely to want ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://westport.dailyvoice.com/opinion/norwalk-letter-time-make-crosswalks-safe-everyone

FOOTBALL: Murrieta Valley's Sexton on CPFA watch list

... players on watch lists for College Football Performance Awards. Sexton, a sophomore at Sacred Heart University (Fairfield, Conn.) is on the watch list for the Championship Subdivision Linebacker Award. Last year, he led Sacred Heart with 118 ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://blog.pe.com/2013/06/24/football-murrieta-valleys-sexton-on-cpfa-watch-list/

Arthur Giavara, 89, Former Longtime Fairfield Resident, WWII Veteran

Giavara was born and raised in Blackstone, Mass., son of Spiro and Chirata Gachi Giavara, he resided in Fairfield for over 40 years and had lived in Stratford since 1994.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/arthur-giavara-89-former-longtime-fairfield-resident-wwii-veteran

Fairfield native brings Kenyan cause to town

... which provides group homes for abandoned and orphaned children in Eldoret, Kenya. Photo: Genevieve Reilly Fairfield native Moira Sires Thompson was back in town Friday to visit family and friends and raise money for Hope Homes International. Photo: ...



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Fairfield forecast: Occasional storms possible

After a brilliantly sunny and warm first weekend of summer, southwestern Connecticut spins back into an unsettled weather cycle, with isolated storms possible over the next several days.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Fairfield-forecast-Occasional-storms-possible-4618171.php

Go Red For Women Leadership Breakfast Held in Norwalk

Nearly 100 Fairfield business women attended the American Heart Association Women's Leadership Breakfast, recently hosted by Hotel Zero Degrees in Norwalk.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/News_1/Go-Red-For-Women-Leadership-Breakfast-Held-in-Norwalk20387.shtml

Obituary: Lawrence Buchino, 63, Brother of Pat Kraynak-Rodrigues

... Buchino. He was lovingly nicknamed "Bones." Survivors include his sisters: Mickie Sutay-Comers and husband Bob of Fairfield; Pat Kraynak-Rodrigues and husband John of Orange; Barbara Antalik and husband Rusty of Milford, brothers; Thomas Buchino and ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.orangectlive.com/2013/06/23/obituary-lawrence-buchino-63-brother-of-pat-kraynak-rodrigues/

Fairfield half marathon draws 5,000 runners

Men's winner Eric Chirchir of Kenya approaches the finish line of the Fairfield Half Marathon in Fairfield, Conn.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Finishing-kick-carries-runner-to-half-marathon-4617364.php

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Kevin Duffy: Half-marathoners chase prizes of their own

There was a bizarre moment at Sunday's Fairfield Half Marathon, witnessed only by two runners and the lucky occupants of the pace truck.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/sports/article/Kevin-Duffy-Half-marathoners-chase-prizes-of-4617621.php

Finishing kick carries Chirchir to half marathon title

Men's winner Eric Chirchir of Kenya approaches the finish line of the Fairfield Half Marathon in Fairfield, Conn.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/article/Finishing-kick-carries-Chirchir-to-half-marathon-4617232.php

2013 Fairfield Half Marathon

Hundreds head for the finish of the Fairfield Half Marathon in Fairfield, Conn. on Sunday, June 23, 2013.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/sports/slideshow/2013-Fairfield-Half-Marathon-65078.php

Fairfield half marathon draws 5,000 runners

Men's winner Eric Chirchir of Kenya approaches the finish line of the Fairfield Half Marathon in Fairfield, Conn.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/sports/article/Finishing-kick-carries-Chirchir-to-half-marathon-4617364.php

Fairfield Half Marathon runs on volunteers

Fairfield firefighters at the top of aerial trucks' ladders to rig a large American flag that was unfurled over teh finish line for the Stratton Faxon Fairfield Half Marathon at Jennings Beach on Sunday.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Fairfield-Half-Marathon-runs-on-volunteers-4617354.php

Thousands in Fairfield Half Marathon ready to roll this morning

Ethiopian Tesfaye Girma, pictured crossing the finish line first at the 2012 Stratton Faxon Fairfield Half Marathon, is entered and among the favorites to claim this year's race.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/article/Thousands-in-Fairfield-Half-Marathon-ready-to-4610716.php

Local Students Earn Honors, Graduate from Fairfield, Hartford, New Haven

Area residents named to Dean's List at Fairfield University FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Fairfield University has announced that the following local residents have been named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2013 semester: Joanna Durginof Wenham.



via Fairfield Newswire http://hamilton-wenham.patch.com/articles/local-students-earn-honors-graduate-from-fairfield-hartford-new-haven

Latest Fairfield property transfers: $859K Shady Hill sale

Latest Fairfield property transfers: $859K Shady Hill sale The following Fairfield property transfers were recorded by the Town Clerk's Office June 10-14:



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/realestate/article/Latest-Fairfield-property-transfers-859K-Shady-4617066.php

Graduations Top Fairfield's Week In News

FAIRFIELD, Conn. It was graduation week in Fairfield, as seniors said goodbye to Fairfield Warde and Fairfield Ludlowe even as the rest of the town still had one week of class to go.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/news/graduations-top-fairfields-week-news

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Caddies Carry High Tech Tools On The Course [The Hartford Courant]

... members who have lost their jobs so they can help them out and that's hurt a bunch of caddies out here." Henry, a Fairfield native, calls Donatello a friend and says he relies on him for advice during a round. Donatello's background as golfer ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://technews.tmcnet.com/news/2013/06/22/7224377.htm

Who controls our water, and at what cost?

... to increase water rates by 18 percent. "It means an increase of millions and millions of dollars for them," said Fairfield First Selectman Michael Tetreau , who was one of the most outspoken critics of Aquarion at a hearing conducted by PURA on the ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Who-controls-our-water-and-at-what-cost-4616764.php

Duck! Sunrise Rotary deploys fowl armada for charities

... Saturday afternoon in anticipation of the Great Duck Race. Photo: Jarret Liotta The School of Rock House Band from Fairfield livened up the Great Duck Race event Saturday with renditions of music by Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix and the Allman ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/Duck-Sunrise-Rotary-deploys-fowl-armada-for-4616537.php

Fairfield hits the streets for 5K

More than 1,000 runners surge from the starting line Saturday morning at Jennings Beach for the annual Fairfield Road Races 5K run.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Fairfield-hits-the-streets-for-5K-prelude-to-4616485.php

Fairfield forecast: A summer place

The second day of summer today will be just as nice as the first -- with the same caveat: air quality will be less than stellar.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Fairfield-forecast-A-summer-place-4615990.php

Jonathan Durgin Named to Dean's List at Fairfield University

Submitted by readMedia for Fairfield University. FAIRFIELD, CT -- Jonathan Durgin , a resident of Northborough, MA, was named to the Dean's List at Fairfield University for the Spring 2013 semester.



via Fairfield Newswire http://northborough.patch.com/articles/jonathan-durgin-named-to-dean-s-list-at-fairfield-university

Friday, June 21, 2013

5 From Shrewsbury Make Fairfield's Dean's List

Submitted by readMedia for Fairfield University Fairfield University announced that the following Shrewsbury residents have been named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2013 semester: Brendan Freeman Elizabeth Franger Emma Bryant Brett Mikolajczyk Sarah Birney Fairfield University, a comprehensive Jesuit university in Fairfield, Connecticut, ... (more)



via Fairfield Newswire http://shrewsbury.patch.com/articles/5-from-shrewsbury-make-fairfield-s-dean-s-list

Look: Fairfield takes a shine to summer's brilliant debut

... sunny first-day-of-summer skies. Photo: Mike Lauterborn Brett Jacques, 14, of Trumbull, and Kevin Politi, 17, of Fairfield, head for a favorite fishing spot Friday at Penfield Beach. Photo: Mike Lauterborn Summer made its "official" seasonal debut ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Look-Fairfield-takes-a-shine-to-summer-s-4614854.php

J.J. Henry in the hunt at Travelers Championship through 36 holes

Despite bogeying No. 18, the Fairfield native made six birdies Friday and finished 5-under par after 36 holes at the Travelers Championship in Cromwell.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/article/J-J-Henry-in-the-hunt-at-Travelers-Championship-4615042.php

Suspect Charged With Stealing Items From Off-Duty Cop In Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, Conn. A Bridgeport man was arrested Wednesday after being accused of stealing items belonging to an off-duty police officer from a car parked in Fairfield late last year, police say.



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Maniscalco leaving New Canaan schools for Fairfield

Mimi Maniscalco has been named principal of Dwight Elementary School in Fairfield.



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'Road Rage' Incident In Norwalk Leads To Damaged Cars, Arrest

... Street and Strawberry Hill Avenue in Norwalk, where he and passenger Rafael Rocha, 30, of Vermont Street in Fairfield, jumped out of his car, police said. Ermark claims Hernandez stabbed one of the rear tires with a knife, prompting Ermark to back ...



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On the market: Mid-century Cape has updated appeal

... property, attic, oil heating system, sewer system, city water SCHOOL: Mill Hill Elementary, Roger Ludlowe Middle, Fairfield Ludlowe High ASSESSMENT: $363,440 TAX RATE: 23.37 mills TAXES: $8,494 Mid-century modern is trending now. Younger people who ...



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Photo gallery: Fairfield takes a shine to summer's brilliant debut

... sunny first-day-of-summer skies. Photo: Mike Lauterborn Brett Jacques, 14, of Trumbull, and Kevin Politi, 17, of Fairfield, head for a favorite fishing spot Friday at Penfield Beach. Photo: Mike Lauterborn Summer made its "official" seasonal debut ...



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New principal named for Dwight School

Mimi Maniscalco has been named principal of Dwight Elementary School in Fairfield.



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Homeowners confess their dumbest remodeling mistakes

... the job is done. Kelly Anne Sohigian found that out the hard way when she didn't enlarge the tiny windows in her Fairfield, Conn., kitchen. "We didn't want the additional expense," she says. "But I regret it every day because the room would be so ...



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Hines Sight / Lessons from the Wizard of Oz

... that I got to thinking about how the characters and the theme of the movie could be an analogy for life here in Fairfield and our town government. Sometimes, this is how my mind operates. So work with me. As the story goes, farm girl Dorothy gets ...



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Dance school raises $5,000 for kids' therapy

Leslie Browne,center, the former principal dancer for the American Ballet Theater,conducts a class at the Connecticut Dance School in Fairfield.



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Things to do in Fairfield this weekend

Cool off with local hockey band The Zambonis when they open Friday night for The Spaminato Brothers at the Fairfield Theatre Co.



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Alive@Five kicks off

... Services District , which hosts the event. "I agree with all of the security," said Heather Anderson , 42, of Fairfield. "Too many people get drunk and rowdy, so it's good to have security around." As for the $15 entry fee, Anderson didn't mind, ...



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Things to do in Westport this weekend

... for you, you can watch thousands who celebrate the season in more energetic fashion by running the Stratton Faxon Fairfield Half Marathon on Sunday morning, which makes its way through part of Westport once again this year. The race's local stretch ...



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New Market Report: Competitive Technologies, Inc. (CTTC) - Medical...

... development and commercialization of its patented melanocortin analogue compounds. CTT is headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut, the US. Competitive Technologies, Inc. (CTTC) - Medical Equipment - Deals and Alliances Profile provides you ...



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Park Avenue Fertility to Add New Embryologist and Andrologist to Practice

... procedures will best meet their needs. To learn more about treatment with Park Avenue Fertility, contact their Fairfield, CT office at 203-254-6000, their Trumbull, CT location at 203-372-6700, or email them at ...



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Sunny Solstice Opens Weekend Of Perfect Summer Weather In Fairfield

As summer begins Friday, the weekend weather will be perfect for the new season in Fairfield County, according to the National Weather Service.



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What To Do Near Weston, Easton, 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 summer reading, outdoor concerts and a major road race.



via Fairfield Newswire http://weston.dailyvoice.com/events/what-do-and-near-fairfield-weekend

Fairfield Considers Plans For Penfield Pavilion Repairs

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Fairfield has started talks on how to fix the Penfield Pavilion, which was heavily damaged by Hurricane Sandy last fall.



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Thursday, June 20, 2013

Closing credits: CT sours on movie incentives

Hollywood director Rob Reiner shoots a scene for his latest movie, "And So It Goes", starring Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton, at Nicholas H. Fingelly Real Estate in the Southport section of Fairfield, Conn.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/entertainment/article/Closing-credits-CT-sours-on-movie-incentives-4613485.php

Don't fear learning from failure, Warde '13 grads told

Graduate Caroline Keough gets a hug from her dad Bill as mom Cami looks on, after Fairfield Warde High School's 9th Annual Commencement Exercises in Fairfield, Conn.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Don-t-fear-learning-from-failure-Warde-13-grads-4613421.php

Grad Photos: Fairfield Warde

Graduates file to their seats at the start of Fairfield Warde High School's 9th Annual Commencement Exercises in Fairfield, Conn.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/graduations/slideshow/Fairfield-Warde-High-School-graduation-63936.php

Security stepped up for half marathon

The first wave in a sea of 4,500 runners takes off from the starting line of last year's Stratton Faxon Fairfield Half Marathon.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Security-stepped-up-for-half-marathon-4613123.php

Dance school raises $5,000 for kids' therapy

Leslie Browne,center, the former principal dancer for the American Ballet Theater,conducts a class at the Connecticut Dance School in Fairfield.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Dance-school-raises-5-000-for-kids-therapy-4613071.php

DeLeonibus chooses William

... who compiled a 406-264 record (280-145 since moving to Division I) in 23 years at Sacred Heart , departed the Fairfield, Conn., school as the Northeast Conference's all-time winning coach. DeLeonibus took that as an indication that Williamsburg ...



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In the Suburbs / A fulfilling year as a classroom sub

Sticky days have arrived. A lot of Fairfield's graduating seniors and eighth graders by this week already had "checked out" of doing much of anything.



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Letter: Lawmakers working to fix housing loophole

... new but unfortunately slow progress regarding proposed changes to the state's 830g statute. You may remember that Fairfield has faced several planning zoning applications that use the current state law to push density limits and sidestep traditional ...



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Well versed in her love of Connecticut, Kristen Graves is the newest troubadour

... canopy. No mic, no stand, just a side table to display some music and a guitar upon which to strum. Graves, 31, of Fairfield, is the state's 15th troubadour, an honorary position created in 1991 to elevate one of the state's singer/songwriters to ...



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St. Hilaire makes dean's list

Carrie St. Hilaire, of Union, made the dean's list for the spring semester at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn.



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Well versed in her love of Connecticut, Kristen Graves is the newest troubadour

... canopy. No mic, no stand, just a side table to display some music and a guitar upon which to strum. Graves, 31, of Fairfield, is the state's 15th troubadour, an honorary position created in 1991 to elevate one of the state's singer/songwriters to ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Well-versed-in-her-love-of-Connecticut-Kristen-4612612.php

Sunday Marathon Will Impact Greens Farms Area

The Westport Police Department today advised residents that the Greens Farms area on Sunday will be impacted by the running of the Fairfield Half Marathon.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.westportnow.com/index.php?/v2/44014/

Fairfield Police Seek Help In Finding Shoplifting Suspects

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Do you recognize these men? Fairfield Police have identified them as suspects in a pair of shoplifting cases in Fairfield over the past few days.



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Thomas Patrick Spinola, 58, Of Fairfield

Spinola was born Oct. 14, 1954, in Norwalk, son of Sylvio and Alice Spinola. He started his career as a paperboy at the age of 12 and then worked as an auto mechanic and builder before opening Partners Caf.



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Fairfield Police: Suspect Borrows Screwdriver To Use In Moped Theft

FAIRFIELD, Conn. A Bridgeport man was charged with theft after asking a Fairfield resident to borrow a tool to help start a stolen moped Thursday morning, according to police reports.



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Louis Takacs, 82, Longtime Fairfield Resident

... son of Zsigmond Takacs and Margit Kovacs. He moved to the United States in 1957 and was a longtime resident of Fairfield. He worked for the Handy and Harman Co. for 35 years until his retirement. Takacs is survived by his wife, Maria Takacs; son, ...



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Autopsy: Man found in Ash Creek died in 'accidental drowning'

The death of Fairfield artist Nikolay Papp, seen in this photo from his Facebook page, has been ruled an accidental drowning.



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Ida M. Williams, 89, Formerly Of Greenwich

Williams was born May 6, 1924, in Norwalk; daughter of Harry and Dora Williams. She lived in Southport, Greenwich, Greens Farms and most of her life, in Fairfield.



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Garcia golfs to 10th place at New Englands

... will participate in the qualifying round for the U.S. Girls Junior Open on June 27 at Brooklawn Country Club in Fairfield. Staples High's Faith Garcia finished in a tie for 10th out of 66 at the New England Championships at Bretwood Golf Club in ...



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Economy, Taxes Dog Malloy As His Disapproval Rating Jumps

... shows Foley with 36 percent in a primary, compared with 11 percent for Senate Republican leader John McKinney of Fairfield and 8 percent for Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, who ran for lieutenant governor on Foley's ticket in 2010. Cafero, who along ...



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Ida M. Williams, 89, Longtime Fairfield Resident

Williams was born May 6, 1924, in Norwalk; daughter of Harry and Dora Williams. She lived in Southport, Greenwich, Greens Farms and most of her life, in Fairfield.



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Fairfield forecast: Sunny days shine on

... with a high temperature in the low-80s. Sunday night will be partly cloudy, with a low temperature in the mid-60s. Fairfield forecast: The National Weather Service predicts sunny, warm conditions will prevail every day at least until Monday, without ...



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Total Mortgage Continues Expansion - Opens New Branch Office in Fairfield, Connecticut

"Total Mortgage is excited to be opening our newest branch office in Fairfield as part of our hyper-local growth strategy Total Mortgage Services, LLC, a leading mortgage lender, announced today the opening of its newest retail branch office in Fairfield, Connecticut, that expands its mortgage lending services into Fairfield and the surrounding ... (more)



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Fairfield County has more 'boomerang' kids than most of nation

Fairfield resident Emily Roseman found a lot of success in college. With five internships and good grades, the 23-year-old, who graduated from American University in 2012 had the world in the palm of her hands.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Fairfield-County-has-more-boomerang-kids-than-4611241.php

Quinnipiac Poll: Foley Has Edge Over Malloy In 2014

... in the 2014 election. The poll sees Malloy up 44 percent to 37 percent over state Sen. John McKinney of Fairfield, 43 percent to 36 percent to Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton and 44 percent to 37 percent over state Rep. Larry Cafero of Norwalk. "On the ...



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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

State's housing market looks up, with hopeful signs for the economy

A home for sale at 2123 Fairfield Beach Road in Fairfield, Conn., which is listed for $2.5 million.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/news/articleGallery/State-s-housing-market-looks-up-with-hopeful-4610471.php

More

A home for sale at 2123 Fairfield Beach Road in Fairfield, Conn., which is listed for $2.5 million.



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Foley tops Malloy in Quinnipiac poll

... Republicans, Foley gathered support from 36 percent of those surveyed; Senate Minority Leader John McKinney of Fairfield had 11 percent; Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton , Foley's 2010 running mate, had 8 percent; and House Minority Leader Lawrence F. ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Foley-tops-Malloy-in-Quinnipiac-poll-4610961.php

For Boughton, poll results a mixed bag

... hopefuls. He gathered support from 36 percent of Republicans polled. Senate Minority Leader John McKinney of Fairfield had 11 percent; Boughton, Foley's 2010 running mate, had 8 percent; and House Minority Leader Lawrence F. Cafero Jr., of Norwalk, ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/For-Boughton-poll-results-a-mixed-bag-4610743.php

Q poll: Malloy, Foley in horserace

The gubernatorial debate between republican Tom Foley, left, and democrat Dannel Malloy, right, at the Regina Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Foley-tops-Malloy-in-Quinnipiac-poll-4609067.php

Greenwich tasting event aims to get people buzzing about honey

... but she also has a skin care line, is the founder of the American Honey Tasting Society , former president of the Fairfield County-based Backyard Beekeepers Association and is the co-author of "The Honey Connoisseur: Selecting, Tasting and Pairing ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Greenwich-tasting-event-aims-to-get-people-4610446.php

Foley tops Malloy in Quinnipiac poll

The gubernatorial debate between republican Tom Foley, left, and democrat Dannel Malloy, right, at the Regina Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Foley-tops-Malloy-in-Quinnipiac-poll-4609067.php

Southport's Trinity Church To Host Gun Violence Panel

... Southport's Trinity Episcopal Church have started Trinity Against Gun Violence, a group advocating for gun safety. FAIRFIELD, Conn. Southport's Trinity Episcopal Church will host a panel on ways to stop gun violence Thursday evening, featuring four ...



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Suspect Charged With Theft Outside Fairfield Home Depot

FAIRFIELD, Conn. A Bridgeport man was charged with stealing tools from a car parked outside Fairfield's Home Depot store earlier this year, according to police reports.



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Fairfield Announces Men's Lacrosse Will Join Colonial Athletic Association

Jun. 19, 2013 - FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Fairfield University announced on Tuesday that the men's lacrosse program will join the Colonial Athletic Association as an associate member.



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Pickens' Perspective: Chris Herren's powerful speech opens the dialogue

Chris Herren, middle, is flanked by Fairfield Ludlowe senior Will Dailey, right, and his dad Michael during Monday night's 'Rebound' presentation at Roger Ludlowe Middle School.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/articleGallery/Pickens-Perspective-Chris-Herren-s-powerful-4607600.php

New England Air Museum to offers flights A

... the ground display helicopters will include Sikorsky's commercial S-76, "Eagle One" - a Bell UH-1 Huey from the Fairfield, Conn. Police Department, and a 1955 Hiller H-12C. Among the variety of planes showcased will be a Christen Eagle Biplane, ...



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Fairfield forecast: All's clear for days

After days of unsettled weather that saw downpours periodically buffet the region, the National Weather Service predicts southwestern Connecticut will bask in sunny and warm conditions through the weekend.



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Q poll: Malloy, Foley in horserace

... Foley leads the Republican primary with 36 percent, followed by State Senate Minority Leader John McKinney , of Fairfield, with 11 percent, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton with 8 percent and House Minority Leader Larry Cafero , of Norwalk, with 4 ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Q-poll-Malloy-Foley-in-horserace-4609067.php

Q poll: Malloy, Foley in horserace

The gubernatorial debate between republican Tom Foley, left, and democrat Dannel Malloy, right, at the Regina Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Q-poll-Malloy-Foley-in-horserace-4609067.php

Proposed water rate hike for Westport, region draws fire

... three years, forcing 20 to 30 people to stand in the hallway outside the Sullivan-Independence Hall hearing room. FAIRFIELD CITIZEN, CT 6/18/13 Photo: Andrew Brophy First Selectman Michael Tetreau argued against Aquarion Water Co.'s proposed rate ...



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24-Hour Gym Anytime Fitness Opens Fairfield Location

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Fairfield's newest fitness center held its grand opening on June 1 - and hasn't closed even for a night since.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/business/24-hour-gym-anytime-fitness-opens-fairfield-location

Adapting to Change by Razing and Raising

... since Storm Sandy. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com Along entire stretches of coastline in Fairfield and Milford, rows of homes are boarded up, some marked for demolition with thick red paint. Many have already been reduced to ...



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Dems Hear from Probate Judge Hopefuls

... uss, an attorney who curently serves as chair of the Board of Assesment Appeals; Kieran Costello, a Westporter and Fairfield attorney; and Westport resident Neil Phillips.



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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Ratepayers don't like proposed water hike

It was standing room only during a Public Hearing on Aquarion's proposed 22.7% rate increase, held at Independence Hall in Fairfield, Conn.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Ratepayers-don-t-like-proposed-water-hike-4608615.php

Westport News Goes to Weekly Print Edition

... five months of this year, your visits to our websites have soared - up 387 percent in Westport and 284 percent in Fairfield over the same period a year ago," she continued. "You're coming to our sites more often and staying longer. Our goal is to ...



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

To our readers:

Beginning in July, the Fairfield Citizen and the Westport News will appear in print once a week, on Fridays.



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Security stepped up for Fairfield Half Marathon

The first wave in a sea of 4,500 runners takes off from the starting line of last year's Stratton Faxon Fairfield Half Marathon.



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To Our Readers:

Beginning in July, the Westport News and the Fairfield Citizen will appear in print once a week, on Fridays.



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Fairfield half-marathon hits 5,000-runner limit

The Stratton Faxon Fairfield Half Marathon filled up at a record pace and about 300 spots are available in the 5K.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/sports/article/Fairfield-half-marathon-hits-5-000-runner-limit-4607841.php

The Spampinato Brothers at FTC with Zambonis

StageOne at the Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Friday, June 21, 7:45 p.m. $17.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/music/article/The-Spampinato-Brothers-at-FTC-with-Zambonis-4607812.php

Fairfield half-marathon hits 5,000-runner limit

The Stratton Faxon Fairfield Half Marathon filled up at a record pace and about 300 spots are available in the 5K.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Fairfield-half-marathon-hits-5-000-runner-limit-4607841.php

Pickens' Perspective: Chris Herren's powerful speech opens the dialogue

Chris Herren, middle, is flanked by Fairfield Ludlowe senior Will Dailey, right, and his dad Michael during Monday night's 'Rebound' presentation at Roger Ludlowe Middle School.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/article/Pickens-Perspective-Chris-Herren-s-powerful-4607600.php

Editorial / How can school board justify closed session on text issue?

... new Algebra 1 textbook, and the state Board of Education later this month will conduct an inquiry into whether the Fairfield board violated state law in using it. Some parents objected mightily to the text and to accompanying teaching methods that ...



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Sculpture Garden At Governor's Mansion Open For Tours

... David Boyajian. "I take his negative shapes and turn them into my positive shapes," she said. Boyajian, of New Fairfield , called his spinning steel abstract sculpture, "Kinetic Milkweed," a "sit-and-spin for the birds." It whirls gently in the ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.courant.com/entertainment/arts/hc-sculptures-governors-residence-0618-20130618,0,5715102.story

Man faces weapons charges after visit to dialysis clinic

... in Bridgeport where Jones might be located. The search led to a Livingston Road home in Bridgeport, where Fairfield police were joined by Bridgeport officers. There, they were told by a relative that Jones was inside. However, Jones left the house ...



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Celebrating midsummer traditions at Scandinavian Club

... and cakes made with strawberries, small potatoes and a smorgasbord of cheese, meats and crackers." Ethel Thomas of Fairfield, a longtime member of the Scandinavian Club, recounted past midsummer celebrations but mourned waning interest in tradition. ...



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Arthur Andrew Yann III, 48, Of Fairfield

Yann was born Aug. 13, 1964, in Pittsburgh; son of Michele Gittens Yann and Arthur A. Yann, Jr. He lived in Fairfield since 1999.



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Helen Varaljay, 98, Formerly Of Westport

... After she married in 1939, she moved to Connecticut, first to Black Rock, then Westport, before settling in Fairfield in 1955. Varaljay had a long career as secretary to each headmaster at Andrew Warde High School from its inception in 1956 until ...



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Woburn Student Graduates from Fairfield University

Abbey Matys, a Resident of Woburn, MA, Graduates From Fairfield University at 63rd Commencement Fairfield University Awards 1,279 Undergraduate, Graduate and Doctorate Degrees During Ceremonies on May 19, 2013 Abbey Matys, a resident of Woburn, received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Fairfield University's College of Arts and Sciences at the 63rd ... (more)



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Fairfield forecast: Mostly sunny, but storms possible

The greatest likelihood of storms -- rated about 60 percent by the National Weather Service -- is between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. New rainfall amounts between one-quarter and one-half inch possible.



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Fairfield Hosts Hearing On Aquarion Water Rate Changes Tuesday

Water rates for Aquarion Water Co. customers in Fairfield County could rise by 18.3 percent this fall if the state approves the proposed rate change.



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Monday, June 17, 2013

GE Lease Unit to Buy 10 of Boeing's Biggest Dreamliners

... model, Chief Executive Officer Norm Liu of GE Capital Aviation Services (GELK) said today at the Paris Air Show . Fairfield, Connecticut-based GE makes engines for the 787, the first jetliner built chiefly from composite plastic. Support from ...



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Monday's Most Followed Tech Stocks: MU, CSCO, GE, NOK

... Chief Executive Officer Norm Liu of GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) said at the Paris Air Show on Monday. Fairfield, Connecticut-based GE makes engines for the 787, the first jetliner built chiefly from composite plastic. How Should Investors ...



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Aquarion seeks 22.7% residential water rates increase

... Utilities Regulatory Authority. A public hearing on the proposal will be held Tuesday, June 18, 6:30 p.m., in Fairfield at Fairfield Independence Hall, 725 Old Post Road. According to Aquarion, the new rates would add 26 cents a day, on average, to ...



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Cabbie charged with credit-card theft from passenger

... was taking a Metro-North train home from New York City when she fell asleep and missed her stop. She got off in Fairfield and negotiated a $75 cab fair with Rodriguez to take her to Ridgefield, police said. They stopped at an ATM so the woman could ...



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Fairfield Cab Driver Accused Of Credit Card Theft

FAIRFIELD, Conn. A driver for the Red Dot taxi company has been accused of stealing a customer's credit card when picking her up from Fairfield earlier this year, according to police reports.



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Fairfield Police Seize Assault Rifle, Throwing Knives From Suspect

FAIRFIELD, Conn. A Bridgeport man faces weapons charges after displaying a handgun at a Fairfield medical clinic, police say.



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Foul Play Not Suspected In Death Of Fairfield Man Found In Ash Creek

FAIRFIELD, Conn. Police do not suspect foul play in the death of a Fairfield man found in Ash Creek on Saturday morning, according to police reports.



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Stamford First Bank's Holding Company To Acquire Wilton Bank For $5 Million

BNC Financial Group Inc., the holding company for The Bank of New Canaan and The Bank of Fairfield, will acquire The Wilton Bank for about $5 million, BNC announced last week in a statement.



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More thoughts on Katie Holmes and the Rose of Hope event

... updates. Last week, I covered the Rose of Hope event for Bridgeport's Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center , at the Fairfield home of Tom and Patti Keegan . I wrote an article about the lunch, attended by about 600 people, and the speech given at the ...



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Local swimwear maker's warehouse sale is a splash

Brittany Rosenfeld, right, of Fairfield, looks for a summer swimsuit at the Letarte Swimwear warehouse pre-sale party on Friday.



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