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Monday, March 31, 2014

Fairfield Police Bust Teens With Marijuana In Cemetery

Fairfield police were called to the Workman's Circle Cemetery after dark Friday, March 28, and found eight 15-year-olds from Fairfield with 22 grams of marijuana and tools to package it for sale.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/fairfield-police-bust-teens-marijuana-cemetery

Woman who drove car into store arrested

The Bridgeport woman who crashed her car into a Fairfield convenience store and injured four people, was arrested on Monday.



via Fairfield Newswire http://wtnh.com/2014/03/31/woman-drove-car-store-arrested/

Arrest in gas station crash

... dvd rental machine after striking six cars at the Cumberland Farms gas station at 975 King's Highway East in Fairfield, Conn. on Monday, March 24, 2014. Police said the car crashed into the station, which is at the bottom of I-95 exit 24 southbound, ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Driver-faces-DUI-other-charges-in-Cumberland-5364036.php

Tony Winner Linda Lavin Set for Interview On Stage at Edgerton Center, 4/13

... (2014) at 3pm. The Edge rton Center for the Performing Arts is located on the campus ofSacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut. The afternoon, hosted by Jerry Goehring , Executive Director of The Edge rton Center, will feature video clips ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.broadwayworld.com/connecticut/article/Tony-Winner-Linda-Lavin-Set-for-Interview-On-Stage-at-Edgerton-Center-413-20140331

Workshop Will Dive Into Fairfield Housing Situation

The Town of Fairfield is inviting you to an interactive workshop to tackle the issue of housing in town.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.patch.com/groups/politics-and-elections/p/workshop-will-dive-into-fairfield-housing-situation

Fresh food delivery in town

Mimi Shalhoub carries in her ready-to-cook dinner kits from Plated.com Tuesday, Mar. 25, 2014, at her home in Fairfield, Conn.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/New-trend-in-online-grocery-shopping-5359885.php

Announces Weekly Awards

... a point for the first time in his collegiate career (42 previous games). JACK RUNKEL, LOYOLA MARYLAND Sr., GK, Fairfield, Conn. Runkel captures his fifth Patriot League Goalkeeper of the Week award after recording his ninth win of the season for the ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.patriotleague.org/genrel/033114aad.html

Police: Man, 62, Drove Intoxicated on Post Rd., I-95

... failure to renew his car registration, which had expired in February. A note was left for management at Mini of Fairfield about the damaged car. Breslin did not post bond and later appeared in state Superior Court in Stamford. As of March 29, he had ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://stamford.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/police-man-62-drove-intoxicated-on-post-rd-i95-stamford

Milford man charged with possession of pornography

... command for Connecticut's Internet Crimes Against Children's Task Force. David Dembosky, 37, of Hynyadi Avenue in Fairfield, was charged with first-degree possession of child pornography and promoting a minor in an obscene performance. Bond was ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.milfordmirror.com/14703/milford-man-charged-with-possession-of-pornography/

GFA Roundup: Boys lacrosse wins openervisit|article-5363977|interleaved-29632-breaking-news|3

Greens Farms Academy senior Conor Eckert (Fairfield) led GFA with five goals in GFA's 12-4 victory against Hyde last week to open the season. GFA had its first game of the season against the Hyde School March 29 and came home with a 12-4 win. ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.westport-news.com/sports/article/GFA-Roundup-Boys-lacrosse-wins-opener-5363977.php

Fairfield Demands Answers On Fire Officer's Contract

The Fairfield Fire Commission voted not to renew Deputy Fire Chief Art Reid's contract with little discussion two weeks ago, and an online petition is demanding an explanation.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/news/fairfield-demands-answers-fire-officers-contract

Fairfield Turns Out For Free McDonald's Coffee

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- A free small coffee at McDonald's surprised many in Fairfield on Monday morning and even brought in new customers.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/fairfield-turns-out-free-mcdonalds-coffee

Two Men Arrested In Fairfield Parking Lot Fight

Fairfield police were called to the parking lot of Bob's Stores on the Post Road on Friday, March 28, after receiving a call about two men fighting.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/news/two-men-arrested-fairfield-parking-lot-fight

Two Fairfield Men Arrested After Racing In The Rain

Fairfield police arrested two local men Saturday morning, March 29, after officers saw two cars racing down Kings Highway in the pouring rain.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/two-fairfield-men-arrested-after-racing-rain

GFA Boys lacrosse wins

Greens Farms Academy senior Conor Eckert (Fairfield) led GFA with five goals in GFA's 12-4 victory against Hyde last week to open the season. GFA had its first game of the season against the Hyde School March 29 and came home with a 12-4 win. ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.westport-news.com/sports/article/GFA-Roundup-Boys-lacrosse-wins-opener-5363977.php

Driver charged in Cumberland Farms crash

... dvd rental machine after striking six cars at the Cumberland Farms gas station at 975 King's Highway East in Fairfield, Conn. on Monday, March 24, 2014. Police said the car crashed into the station, which is at the bottom of I-95 exit 24 southbound, ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Driver-faces-DUI-other-charges-in-Cumberland-5364036.php

Woman, 27, Killed in Crash on I-95 in Fairfield

A 27-year-old woman was killed on Interstate 95 in Fairfield Sunday morning when her car smashed into a tractor trailer and burst into flames.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/woman-27-killed-in-crash-on-i95-in-fairfield

Fairfield Police Charge Woman In Crash At Cumberland Farms

The driver involved in a six-car accident at Cumberland Farms a week ago was formally charged Monday afternoon by Fairfield police.



via Fairfield Newswire http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/fairfield-police-charge-woman-crash-cumberland-farms

Child porn investigation nets 18

... an arrest warrant sweep across the state Thursday. Eighteen people, including residents of Danbury, Stamford, Fairfield and Milford, were held on bonds of $50,000 or more, state police said. Among those arrested was Michael Forthmuller , 38, of ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/policereports/article/Child-porn-investigation-nets-18-5363422.php

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... an arrest warrant sweep across the state Thursday. Eighteen people, including residents of Danbury, Stamford, Fairfield and Milford, were held on bonds of $50,000 or more, state police said. Among those arrested was Michael Forthmuller, 38, of ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.newstimes.com/policereports/article/Child-porn-investigation-nets-18-5363422.php

No joke! A surprisingly snowy exit for March in Fairfield

The March lion wasn't ready to leave Monday and make way for spring's lamb, as Fairfield woke up to a wet dusting of snow.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/No-joke-A-surprisingly-snowy-exit-for-March-in-5363610.php

Fairfield man faces child pornography charges

A Fairfield man is among 18 people charged last week in a statewide sweep that culminated a lengthy State Police investigation into child pornography.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Fairfield-man-faces-child-pornography-charges-5363674.php

visit|article-5363328|interleaved-29832-tab1|1Soderlund's 'Splatter Art' featured at Geary Gallery

"Splatter Art," featuring the new landscape oils of Fairfield painter Karl Soderlund, will be on exhibit Tuesday, April 1, to 19 at the Geary Gallery in Darien.



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/Soderlund-s-Splatter-Art-featured-at-Geary-5363328.php

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It's a day shy of April's Fool Day, and "spring" -- at least in name -- is more than a week old, so Fairfielders and others in southwestern Connecticut might be forgiven if they mistook those first big, wet snowflakes that began falling early this morning for bits of goose down or some exotic tufted-seeds borne aloft on the chilly winds.



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/No-joke-A-surprisingly-snowy-exit-for-March-in-5363610.php

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A Fairfield man is among 18 people charged last week in a statewide sweep that culminated a lengthy State Police investigation into child pornography.



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Fairfield-man-faces-child-pornography-charges-5363674.php

Slick Conditions Lead To Morning Accidents In Fairfield

... Hill Road, with an overturned vehicle, and the other on West Lane. Two other accidents were reported just over the Fairfield County border along I-84 in Carmel, N.Y., as well as Southeast, N.Y.



via Fairfield Newswire http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/news/slick-conditions-lead-morning-accidents-fairfield

Child porn investigation nets 18

... an arrest warrant sweep across the state on Thursday. Eighteen people, including residents of Danbury, Stamford, Fairfield and Milford, were held on bonds of $50,000 or more, state police said. Among those arrested was Michael Forthmuller , 38, of ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/policereports/article/Child-porn-investigation-nets-18-5363422.php

Soderlund's 'Splatter Art' featured at Geary Gallery

"Splatter Art" featuring the new landscape oils of Fairfield painter Karl Soderlund will be on exhibit from April 1 to 19 at the Geary Gallery of Darien.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/Soderlund-s-Splatter-Art-featured-at-Geary-5363328.php

Child porn investigation nets 18visit|article-5363422|mobile_simple_list_body-11991|1

... an arrest warrant sweep across the state on Thursday. Eighteen people, including residents of Danbury, Stamford, Fairfield and Milford, were held on bonds of $50,000 or more, state police said. Among those arrested was Michael Forthmuller, 38, of ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/policereports/article/Child-porn-investigation-nets-18-5363422.php

Dr. Charalambos D. Souvlis, MD, 92, Of Fairfield

... six years in New York City after coming to the United States in 1954, moving to Bridgeport before settling in Fairfield with his family in 1970. He was the first to be accepted into the Connecticut Obstetricians and Gynecologists Society with an ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/dr-charalambos-d-souvlis-md-92-fairfield

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... someone opened a credit line in her name with GE Capital through a plastic surgeon's office in San Francisco. When Fairfield police contacted authorities in San Francisco, they learned that a man had been arrested for credit fraud in connection with ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Cops-Fairfielder-s-credit-faked-in-bid-for-SF-5363089.php

Slick Conditions Lead To Morning Accidents In Fairfield

Several morning accidents have been reported in Fairfield County as a result of icy conditions that have caught motorists off guard during Monday morning's commute.



via Fairfield Newswire http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/news/slick-conditions-lead-morning-accidents-fairfield

Slick Conditions Lead To Morning Accidents In Fairfield

Several morning accidents have been reported in Fairfield County as a result of icy conditions that have caught motorists off guard during Monday morning's commute.



via Fairfield Newswire http://weston.dailyvoice.com/news/slick-conditions-lead-morning-accidents-fairfield

Financing Set For Downtown Hartford's Largest Apartment Project

"This is a big day for me," Fairfield developer Bruce Becker said. "I've been anticipating this for two years.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.courant.com/business/real-estate/hc-main-street-apartment-financing-20140328,0,5669302.story

Fairfield's Tetreau: Congress Acts To Halt Rise In Flood Insurance Costs

... irety, residents are asked to go to the U.S. Congress website . For questions or further information on this bill, Fairfield residents are encouraged to contact U.S. Rep. Jim Himes' aide, Amy Lappos, at Amy.Lappos@mail.house.gov or 866- 453-0028.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/politics/fairfields-tetreau-congress-acts-halt-rise-flood-insurance-costs

Westport Fire Department Expands Mutual Aid Agreement With Fairfield

The Westport and Fairfield Fire Departments have expanded their mutual aid agreements by providing a Rapid Intervention Team at the scene of a structure fire in each town.



via Fairfield Newswire http://westport.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/westport-fire-department-expands-mutual-aid-agreement-fairfield

Ex-official Of Heart Association Joins Fairfield County Public Radio

... to a release. Spitalnick recently was the regional director of the American Heart Association for Westchester and Fairfield Counties, and the "Go Red For Women" Campaign. Spitalnick's also held a senior position as the associate director of fund ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://danbury.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/wshu-public-radio-group-hires-larchmonts-sylvia-spitalnick

visit|article-5361060|mobile_blockstates_tab-25737|1Woman killed in Fairfield crash

A 27-year-old Bridgeport woman died in a fiery crash early Sunday when her car became wedged under a tractor-trailer truck and burst into flames on Interstate 95 near the local northbound rest stop.



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Woman-dies-in-fiery-I-95-crash-as-car-is-crushed-5361060.php

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Driver Killed In Fiery Crash Into Truck On I-95 In Fairfield

The female driver of this car had no pulse when she was pulled from the wreckage of the fiery crash on I-95 in Fairfield.



via Fairfield Newswire http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/driver-killed-fiery-crash-truck-i-95-fairfield

Woman killed in Fairfield crash

This car burst into flames when it got wedged beneath a tractor-trailer truck traveling north on Interstate 95 in Fairfield early Sunday.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Woman-dies-in-fiery-I-95-crash-as-car-is-crushed-5361060.php

Woman killed in fiery I-95 crash

This car burst into flames when it got wedged beneath a tractor-trailer truck traveling north on Interstate 95 in Fairfield early Sunday.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Woman-dies-in-fiery-I-95-crash-as-car-is-crushed-5361060.php

Woman killed in Fairfield crash

This car burst into flames when it got wedged beneath a tractor-trailer truck traveling north on Interstate 95 in Fairfield early Sunday.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Bridgeport-woman-killed-in-fiery-I-95-crash-5361060.php

Bridgeport woman killed in fiery I-95 crash

This car burst into flames when it got wedged beneath a tractor-trailer truck traveling north on Interstate 95 in Fairfield early Sunday.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Bridgeport-woman-killed-in-fiery-I-95-crash-5361824.php

Wrong Way Sprain Brook Parkway Driver Charged With DWI

New York State Police troopers from Hawthorne reported the arrest of Declan T. Speilman of Fairfield, Conn., on Saturday, March 29 for driving while intoxicated after he was stopped driving northbound in the southbound lanes of the Sprain Brook Parkway.



via Fairfield Newswire http://rivertowns.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/wrong-way-sprain-brook-parkway-driver-charged-dwi

Police and firefighters hold chili cookoff at end of month

... Milford Yacht Club, 131 Trumbull Avenue. Teams representing departments from Milford, Orange, West Haven, Monroe, Fairfield and Stratford are expected to participate. The event is being organized by members of the Milford Police Department. To ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.milfordmirror.com/14656/police-and-firefighters-hold-chili-cookoff-at-end-of-month/

Driver Apparently Killed In Fiery Crash Into Truck On I-95 In Fairfield

The female driver of this car had no pulse when she was pulled from the wreckage of the fiery crash on I-95 in Fairfield.



via Fairfield Newswire http://westport.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/driver-apparently-killed-fiery-crash-truck-i-95-fairfield

Fairfield restaurateurs are fundraising champsvisit|article-5360918|interleaved-28469-breaking-news|1

... percent of the revenue they take in to various charities in their local communities. (Chip's restaurants are in Fairfield, Trumbull and Orange.) They don't take the cost of the food they prepare out of the proceeds, and they hold at least one ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Chip-s-restaurant-family-is-a-Fairfield-5360918.php

Post Road shopper charged with DUI

... she was stopped by police near the intersection of Post Road and Bulkley Avenue last week. Charrise Weason, 58, of Fairfield was pulled over after an employee at the Alex and Ani store on Post Road East reported that an intoxicated shopper had ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Shopper-reported-to-be-intoxicated-charged-with-5361190.php

Fairfield restaurateurs are fundraising champs

... House of Representatives. Photo: Staff Photo/Gretchen Webster Enjoying their dinner at Chip's Family Restaurant in Fairfield at a McKinley School fundraiser are, from left: Nicholas Desiderio, 6, a kindergartner at McKinley; second grader Gianna ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Chip-s-restaurant-family-is-a-Fairfield-5360918.php

visit|article-5361060|interleaved-28469-tab1|1Fiery crash on I-95 in Fairfield

The driver of a car that burst into flames after becoming wedged under a tractor-trailer truck early Sunday on Interstate 95, near northbound Exit 22, has apparently died.



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Woman-believed-dead-in-fiery-I-95-crash-with-truck-5361060.php

Credit cards, iPad reported stolen

... cards, so he looked at his bank statement and found numerous purchases made at Home Depot stores in Norwalk and Fairfield, police said. The man later noticed his iPad also was missing, so he called the police at 3:30 p.m. to report the incident, ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.newcanaannewsonline.com/news/article/Credit-cards-iPad-reported-stolen-5361163.php

Shopper reported to be intoxicated charged with DUI

... she was stopped by police near the intersection of Post Road and Bulkley Avenue last week. Charrise Weason, 58, of Fairfield was pulled over after an employee at the Alex and Ani store on Post Road East reported that an intoxicated shopper had ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/Shopper-reported-to-be-intoxicated-charged-with-5361190.php

Fiery crash on I-95 in Fairfield

This car burst into flames when it got wedged beneath a tractor-trailer truck traveling north on Interstate 95 in Fairfield early Sunday.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Woman-believed-dead-in-fiery-I-95-crash-with-truck-5361060.php

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... percent of the revenue they take in to various charities in their local communities. (Chip's restaurants are in Fairfield, Trumbull and Orange.) They don't take the cost of the food they prepare out of the proceeds, and they hold at least one ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Chip-s-restaurant-family-is-a-Fairfield-5360918.php

Chip's restaurant family is a Fairfield fundraising champion

... House of Representatives. Photo: Staff Photo/Gretchen Webster Enjoying their dinner at Chip's Family Restaurant in Fairfield at a McKinley School fundraiser are, from left: Nicholas Desiderio, 6, a kindergartner at McKinley; second grader Gianna ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Chip-s-restaurant-family-is-a-Fairfield-5360918.php

Westport Students' Views On Legalizing Marijuana Top News This Week

A 33-year-old Norwak man Rony Gonzales turned himself in to Westport police on a warrant charging him in the theft of $500 in cash from a person's coat pocket at the Goodwill store. New restaurant "Craft 260" opened at 260 Post Road in Fairfield and serves up craft beer and American comfort food.



via Fairfield Newswire http://westport.dailyvoice.com/news/westport-students-views-legalizing-marijuana-top-news-week

Fire At Downtown Shop Tops News This Week In Fairfield

A fire at Engravers World in downtown Fairfield shut down the Post Road for hours on Thursday.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/news/fire-downtown-shop-tops-news-week-fairfield

March 30: Christie, prejudice and garbage

... appearance with Bridget Kelly and get her to admit he had no part in it! James Canavan Just like the rest of them Fairfield, Conn.: About a year ago, I was hoping someone like Chris Christie would run for President. He seemed like a regular guy who ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/march-30-christie-prejudice-garbage-article-1.1738411

New trend in online grocery shopping: farm-to-door

Mimi Shalhoub carries in her ready-to-cook dinner kits from Plated.com Tuesday, Mar. 25, 2014, at her home in Fairfield, Conn.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/article/New-trend-in-online-grocery-shopping-farm-to-door-5359948.php

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Delegate choice puts political map in focusvisit|article-5360516|interleaved-28469-breaking-news|5

... of the game," said Art Mannion, one of two Republican State Central Committee members for Danbury, Bethel, New Fairfield and Sherman. The other is Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, who Mannion is supporting for governor and said is best qualified to lead ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/Delegate-choice-puts-political-map-in-focus-5360516.php

Maine and Fairfield to meet in WBI second round game

The University of Maine Black Bears women's basketball team will travel to Fairfield, Connecticut for a battle with Fairfield University in the second round of the Women's basketball invitational on Sunday at 2 p.m. The winner will play the Eastern Michigan/UIC winner in a final four game of the WBI on March 26th or March 27th.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.examiner.com/article/maine-and-fairfield-to-meet-wbi-second-round-game?cid=rss

GE to shutter last 2 remaining Fort Wayne plants

... Union of Electrical Workers and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. The Fairfield, Conn.-based company once had more than 10,000 workers in Fort Wayne and has had a presence in the city since 1911. But its two ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.theindychannel.com/news/local-news/ge-to-shutter-last-2-remaining-fort-wayne-plants

GE to shutter last 2 remaining Fort Wayne plants

... Union of Electrical Workers and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. The Fairfield, Conn.-based company once had more than 10,000 workers in Fort Wayne and has had a presence in the city since 1911. But its two ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.indystar.com/story/money/2014/03/29/ge-shutter-last-remaining-fort-wayne-plants/7063659/?from=global&sessionKey=&autologin=

Latest Fairfield property transfers: $11M Commerce Drive sale

The property at 652 Commerce Drive, which previously housed Syms clothing store, was recently sold for $11 million.Photo: File Photo



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/realestate/article/Latest-Fairfield-property-transfers-11M-5360137.php

Marist Softball Shuts Down Fairfield Before Rain Comes

FAIRFIELD, Conn. The Marist softball team defeated Fairfield 10-0 on Saturday in the first game of a scheduled Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference doubleheader.



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GE to shutter last 2 remaining Fort Wayne plants

... Gazette reports ( http://bit.ly/1oc8VNs ) GE said in its statement that the union's proposals fell short. The Fairfield, Connecticut-based company once had more than 10,000 workers in Fort Wayne and has had a presence in the city since 1911. But its ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://dailyjournal.net/view/story/791a4bd2f11840b2b709b392bbdd54ee/IN--Fort-Wayne-GE-Shutdown/

Fairfield, Westport fire teams train togethervisit|article-5360101|interleaved-28469-breaking-news|1

... Westport Assistant Fire Chief Michael Kronick quickly dispatched the Rapid Intervention Team, a group of Fairfield firefighters, that were ready and waiting at the scene to enter the house and rescue the endangered firefighters. They were deployed ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/Fire-teams-from-Fairfield-Westport-train-together-5360101.php

Fire teams from Fairfield, Westport train together

Firefighters from Fairfield and Westport have been training to be part of a Rapid Intervention Team, as part of a mutual aid agreement.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Fire-teams-from-Fairfield-Westport-train-together-5360101.php

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... percent because many residents are senior citizens on fixed incomes and the economy is still struggling. They said Fairfield is becoming a less attractive place to live, for both residents and prospective home buyers, because of the tax burden and ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Public-forum-on-15-budget-Residents-argue-lower-5360039.php

Public forum on '15 budget: Residents argue lower taxes vs. school needs

... percent because many residents are senior citizens on fixed incomes and the economy is still struggling. They said Fairfield is becoming a less attractive place to live, for both residents and prospective home buyers, because of the tax burden and ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Public-forum-on-15-budget-Residents-argue-lower-5360039.php

Delegate choice puts political map in focusvisit|article-5359783|mobile_simple_list_body-11991|1

... of the game," said Art Mannion, one of two Republican State Central Committee members for Danbury, Bethel, New Fairfield and Sherman. The other is Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, who Mannion is supporting for governor and said is best qualified to lead ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/Delegate-choice-puts-political-map-in-focus-5359783.php

Delegate choice puts political map in focus

Sen. John McKinney, R-28, of Fairfield, at the Capitol in Hartford, Conn. on Thursday, February 6, 2014.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Delegate-choice-puts-political-map-in-focus-5359783.php

Fairfield Man Charged in Statewide Child Pornography Dragnet

A Fairfield man is facing child pornography charges - the result of a statewide Connecticut State Police investigation.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/fairfield-man-charged-in-statewide-child-pornography-dragnet

Cops: Woman swiped jewelry at realty open houses

An Old Saybrook woman has been charged by Fairfield police in connection for a local role in what they say was part of a realty open house scam that spanned several states.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Cops-Woman-swiped-jewelry-at-realty-open-houses-5359359.php

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... Selectmen meeting when a UI representative provided an update and overview, First Selectman Michael Tetreau said Fairfield Public Works Director Joseph Michelangelo estimated between 20,000 and 25,000 trees in town could fall under the plan. That's ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/opinion/article/Hines-Sight-Axing-25-000-trees-too-high-a-cost-5359357.php

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An Old Saybrook woman has been charged by Fairfield police in connection for a local role in what they say was part of a realty open house scam that spanned several states.



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Hines Sight / Axing 25,000 trees too high a cost to curb outages

... Selectmen meeting when a UI representative provided an update and overview, First Selectman Michael Tetreau said Fairfield Public Works Director Joseph Michelangelo estimated between 20,000 and 25,000 trees in town could fall under the plan. That's ...



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South Sudan project makes call to artists

... pirations for education, freedom and equality," said Cynthia Davis, founder of The Canvas Peace Project. Davis, of Fairfield, Conn., is a University of Vermont graduate. For more information, visit www.canvaspeaceproject.org.



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Fairfield's Hwang Hails Unanimous Committee Vote To Repeal Keno

State Rep. Tony Hwang (R-134 of Fairfield and Trumbull) hailed a unanimous committee vote to repeal the electronic bingo game Keno in Connecticut. Hwang said he has been working to repeal Keno ever since it was adopted by Gov. Dannel Malloy and the ...



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GE to shutter local operations Jan. 15

... the last 88 jobs in a city that once employed more than 10,000 workers on the iconic Broadway campus. GE, based in Fairfield, Conn., has had a presence in Fort Wayne since it bought the former Jenny Electric Light Co. in 1911. The decision announced ...



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... into and around our parks," he said. Repaving projects include the access road to Squantz Pond State Park in New Fairfield, the parking area at the boat launch on Candlewood Lake and resurfacing the parking lot at the Kellogg Environmental Center in ...



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Friday, March 28, 2014

Robert Miller: Whither Vaughn's Neck

... Neck as we have in the past," CL&P spokesman Mitch Gross said last week. "We recognize it as one of the jewels of Fairfield County." The 700 acres include Candlewood Mountain in New Milford, as well as Vaughn's Neck. The land stretches into the lake ...



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Woman Charged With DUI In Westport After Complaint From Alex And Ani

A 57-year-old Fairfield woman was arrested Tuesday and charged with drunken driving after police received a complaint from the Alex and Ani store, police said.



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Conn. State Police Arrest 18 On Child Porn Charges

STAMFORD, DANBURY AND FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Men from Stamford, Danbury and Fairfield were among 18 suspects arrested by the Connecticut State Police Thursday, March 27, on charges relating to child pornography, according to a press release.



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Jet makes emergency landing at Kennedy after striking gull on takeoff from nearby airport

... was a problem until the pilot made an announcement. "There was blood all over the windshield," Mike Stewart of Fairfield, Conn., told the New York Daily News . "The bird's body was stuck to the nose of the plane. It was impaled on the nose!" JetBlue ...



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Cops with DUI warrant hunt for driver in Cumberland Farms crash

... dvd rental machine after striking six cars at the Cumberland Farms gas station at 975 King's Highway East in Fairfield, Conn. on Monday, March 24, 2014. Police said the car crashed into the station, which is at the bottom of I-95 exit 24 southbound, ...



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Fairfield Police Seek To Charge Woman With DUI After 6-Car Accident

Fairfield police are looking for the woman who caused a six-car accident at the Cumberland Farms gas station on Kings Way on Monday night to arrest her on drunken-driving charges.



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Saturday in Fairfield: Jose Feliciano shows he's still 'viable'

Jose Feliciano, of Weston, who is being honored in the Fairfield Museum & History Center's 'Fairfield's Rockin Top 10" exhibition, performs at the Museum on Saturday, March 29. Photo: Contributed Photo No more than five minutes into a recent phone interview, Jose Feliciano was eager to play a song he recently recorded.



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Judith Greenough Udaloy

... environmentalist in the early 1970s, she was instrumental in helping to found the Mill River Wetland group of Fairfield, Conn., which continues to introduce children and adults to the importance of wetlands and estuaries in ecosystems throughout ...



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Can Fairfield afford to be more 'affordable?' Panel to explore housing options

... in town, and two more have been proposed, the Affordable Housing Committee is in the midst of updating Fairfield's 25-year-old Affordable Housing Plan. Mark Barnhart , community and economic development director, gave an overview of the process to ...



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Fairfield To Conduct Public Workshop On Housing Strategies

Fairfield residents are invited to weigh in on possible strategies to increase the town's housing opportunities during a public hearing in April.



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Westport Firefighters Help Squelch Fairfield Blaze

Editor's note: This article originally was published in slightly different form by Fairfield Patch.



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Just as two "affordable" housing complexes are now under construction in town, and two more have been proposed, the Affordable Housing Committee is in the midst of updating Fairfield's 25-year-old Affordable Housing Plan.



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Video: Car Goes Airborne, Crashes Into Connecticut Store

By Aaron Boyd Fairfield, Connecticut - Police released video footage Tuesday of a car going airborne and careening into the front of a store Monday night.



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Thursday, March 27, 2014

'Play With Your Food' theater series to close season

The Play With Your Food lunch-time theater series will stage its last productions of the season in Westport, Tuesday to Thursday, April 1 to 3, and in Fairfield on April 8. The program includes a gourmet buffet lunch, a selection of one-act play readings, and post-event discussions with professional actors and playwrights.



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Furniture drive to be held by Trinity Church in Southport

A donations drive to help refugees and other immigrants set up their new homes is being sponsored by Trinity Episcopal Church in the Southport section of Fairfield.



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Forum on senior, disabled tax relief set April 5

A forum on the town's tax-relief programs is planned for Saturday, April 5, in the Fairfield Senior Center .



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Sacred Heart 3, Fairfield 2 : Freshman Victoria D'Addario drove the ball into the gap in right center to score Andrea Sidor with the winning run as the Pioneers scored twice in the bottom of the seventh to win.



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Growth In Hartford Area Slows; Not So In Fairfield County

... had even worse population trends than Hartford, with several in negative territory. The one exception was Fairfield County . From 2000 to 2010, Hartford grew faster than Fairfield. Fairfield County grew by about 3.9 percent during that period. But ...



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With a mere two full days of rest between meets, Fairfield Ludlowe's John Whiteside, a sophomore, was unable to lower his time in the 100-yard backstroke at the CIAC State Open in boys swimming and diving on March 22 at Yale's Kiphuth Pool.



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The Play With Your Food lunch-time theater series will stage its last productions of the season in Westport, Tuesday to Thursday, April 1 to 3, and in Fairfield on April 8. The program includes a gourmet buffet lunch, a selection of one-act play readings, and post-event discussions with professional actors and playwrights.



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A donations drive to help refugees and other immigrants set up their new homes is being sponsored by Trinity Episcopal Church in the Southport section of Fairfield.



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A forum on the town's tax-relief programs is planned for Saturday, April 5, in the Fairfield Senior Center.



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As Fairfield marks its 375th anniversary, two authors who have written histories of the town will speak at the downtown Fairfiled University Bookstore on Saturday afternoon, April 5. Rita Papazian and Jackson Kuhl will present a program from 1 to 3 p.m. at the 1499 Post Road store, Papazian is the author the paperback "Remembering Fairfield ... (more)



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... and flames on the second floor. "There was heavy fire in the back of the building," Felner said. In addition to Fairfield, firefighters from Westport and Bridgeport were dispatched to the scene, along with trucks from the town's volunteer fire ...



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Smoky fire damages Fairfield stores

Firefighters on the scene of a fire at the Engraver's World store at 1550 Post Road in downtown Fairfield, Conn.



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Authors to discuss town's history

As Fairfield marks its 375th anniversary, two authors who have written histories of the town will speak at the downtown Fairfiled University Bookstore on Saturday afternoon, April 5. Rita Papazian and Jackson Kuhl will present a program from 1 to 3 p.m. at the 1499 Post Road store, Papazian is the author the paperback "Remembering Fairfield ... (more)



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College notes

Dover Plains: Michael Callahan has been named to the dean's list at Fairfield University, Fairfield, Conn., for the fall semester.



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Maine and Fairfield to meet in WBI second round game

The University of Maine Black Bears women's basketball team will travel to Fairfield, Connecticut for a battle with Fairfield University in the second round of the Women's basketball invitational on Sunday at 2 p.m. The winner will play the Eastern Michigan/UIC winner in a final four game of the WBI on March 26th or March 27th.



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Road Reopens As Fairfield Fire Department Cleans Up After Downtown Blaze

... restaurant posted a sign in the window that it will reopen at 7 a.m. Friday. "With a great big thank you to the Fairfield & Bridgeport Fire Departments and all others that helped," the sign said. FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- The Post Road was reopened ...



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Fire sparked by coffee pot damages Fairfield stores

... the street, many taking photos and videos with their cellphones. Photo: Genevieve Reilly The Post Road is downtown Fairfield is blocked with firehoses and emergency vehicles during a fire at the Engraver's World store at 1550 Post Road on Thursday, ...



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Fire sparked by coffee pot damages Fairfield...

... and flames on the second floor. "There was heavy fire in the back of the building," Felner said. In addition to Fairfield, firefighters from Westport and Bridgeport were dispatched to the scene, along with trucks from the town's volunteer fire ...



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Westport Aids at Fairfield Fire

Westport firefighters today assisted Fairfield at a fire at 1555 Post Road in a commercial structure.



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Road Reopens As Fairfield Fire Department Cleans Up After Downtown Blaze

... restaurant posted a sign in the window that it will reopen at 7 a.m. Friday. "With a great big thank you to the Fairfield & Bridgeport Fire Departments and all others that helped," the sign said. FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- The Post Road was reopened ...



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The Beach Boys to Play Edgerton Center, 4/2

The BEACH BOYS, still celebrating their 50th Anniversary of making music, have scheduled a stop at the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut on Saturday, April 12 at 8pm.



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Fire Damages Several Stores in Downtown Fairfield

Several Fairfield businesses will be closed as a result of a fire that sent smoke billowing into the bustling downtown Thursday afternoon.



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Photos: Fire Breaks Out in Downtown Fairfield

A fire caused significant damage to three adjacent stores in downtown Fairfield on Thursday afternoon, as well as offices on the second floor.



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Downtown Fairfield Blaze 'Knocked Down' [Updated]

... Update at 2:15 p.m. The Post Road has reopened to traffic. Update at 1:10 p.m. With the main body of the fire out, Fairfield firefighters continue to work at the scene of today's downtown blaze - checking for hot spots and doing overhaul. Fire ...



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... a fairfieldcitizenonline.com Subscriber Portal account for you to manage subscriptions and email preferences. The Fairfield Warde high school girls lacrosse team will be conducting a clinic for girls in grades three through eight on Saturday, April ...



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visit|article-5354024|mobile_blockstates_tab-29887|1Crowd moved by ex-hostage's tale

The committee that selected this year's book for the Fairfield Public Library's "One Book One Town" community reading project read through dozens of books before narrowing the selection to one.



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... and flames on the second floor. "There was heavy fire in the back of the building," Felner said. In addition to Fairfield, firefighters from Westport and Bridgeport were dispatched to the scene, along with trucks from the town's volunteer fire ...



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In the Suburbs /Texting is often just inappropriate

... unication less personal, I fear that reaching for the keypad is replacing the human connection. Steven Gaynes is a Fairfield writer, and his "In the Suburbs" appears each Friday. He can be reached at: steven.gaynes@yahoo.com.



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Crowd moved by ex-hostage's tale

Amanda Lindhout, author of "A House in the Sky," became emotional as she recounted some of the horrors of her abduction and 15-month captivity in Somalia as she spoke to a One Book One Town audience of nearly 800 people Wednesday at Fairfield University.



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Fairfield, Westport team up

Firefighters from Fairfield and Westport have been training to be part of a Rapid Intervention Team, as part of a mutual aid agreement.



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Fire sparked by coffee pot damages downtown stores

... across the street, many taking photos and videos with their cellphones. Photo: Genevieve Reilly Firefighters from Fairfield and Westport have been training to be part of a Rapid Intervention Team, as part of a mutual aid agreement. During a fire in ...



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Fire At Store Closes Post Road In Downtown Fairfield

Updated: FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- A fire at Engravers World in downtown Fairfield has shut down the Post Road on Thursday, fire officials said.



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Westport Aids at Fairfield Fire

Westport firefighters today assisted Fairfield at a fire at 1555 Post Road in a commercial structure.



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New Flood Insurance Law Only Slows Rate Hike for 14K Conn. Property Owners

... 486 policies face annual increases of up to 18 percent until the policyholder switches to a risk-based rate. In Fairfield, Conn., 1,464 policies face annual increases of up to 18 percent, the largest number in Connecticut. More than 1,000 homes ...



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... Westport Assistant Fire Chief Michael Kronick quickly dispatched the Rapid Intervention Team, a group of Fairfield firefighters, that were ready and waiting at the scene to enter the house and rescue the endangered firefighters. They were deployed ...



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Keeping firefighters safe: New Westport, Fairfield teams train...

... Westport Assistant Fire Chief Michael Kronick quickly dispatched the Rapid Intervention Team, a group of Fairfield firefighters, that were ready and waiting at the scene to enter the house and rescue the endangered firefighters. They were deployed ...



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Keeping firefighters safe: New Fairfield, Westport teams train together

Firefighters from Fairfield and Westport have been training to be part of a Rapid Intervention Team, as part of a mutual aid agreement.



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Keeping firefighters safe: New Westport, Fairfield teams train together

Firefighters from Fairfield and Westport have been training to be part of a Rapid Intervention Team, as part of a mutual aid agreement.



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Steinberg opposed as legislature OK's plan to hike state minimum wage

... ignore the fact that there will be people who will lose their jobs," said Senate Minority Leader John McKinney , R-Fairfield, who is seeking his party's gubernatorial nomination. "We have an economy that is not doing well. We have too many people ...



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Fairfield Chamber Honors Women Who Run Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home

The Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home in Fairfield was presented with a Women's Economic Spotlight Recognition Award by state Rep. Kim Fawcett and Beverly Balaz, executive director of the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce.



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Steinberg opposed as legislature OK's plan to hike state minimum...

... ignore the fact that there will be people who will lose their jobs," said Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, R-Fairfield, who is seeking his party's gubernatorial nomination. "We have an economy that is not doing well. We have too many people ...



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... ignore the fact that there will be people who will lose their jobs," said Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, R-Fairfield, who is seeking his party's gubernatorial nomination. "We have an economy that is not doing well. We have too many people ...



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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

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... ignore the fact that there will be people who will lose their jobs," said Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, R-Fairfield, who is seeking his party's gubernatorial nomination. "We have an economy that is not doing well. We have too many people ...



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Fairfield Fire Responds To Minor Chemical Spill At Sacred Heart University

FAIRFIELD, Conn. - The Fairfield Fire Department was called to Sacred Heart University at 2:48 p.m. Wednesday after a report of minor spill of sulfuric and nitric acids in the main Administration building, officials said.



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Fairfield Police Look To Charge Woman In Six-Car Pileup

The Fairfield police are in the process of getting an arrest warrant to charge the woman who reportedly caused a six-car accident at the Cumberland Farms on Kings Highway after speeding off of Interstate 95 on Monday night.



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... to the fire report. They were not harmed by the reaction, firefighters said. Fire officials dispatched the Fairfield hazmat team to the site and called in the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to assist, as well an ambulance ...



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Fairfield Prep won its 16th state championship while Newtown High School captured the first one in the history of the program.



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Firefighters responded to Sacred Heart University Wednesday afternoon after a small chemical spill.

... to the fire report. They were not harmed by the reaction, firefighters said. Fire officials dispatched the Fairfield hazmat team to the site and called in the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to assist, as well an ambulance ...



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State Senate votes to increase minimum wage

... 20 years old or older and half of them worked full time, Williams said. Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, R-Fairfield, said he opposed the bill because it would hurt young people. He said in Bridgeport nearly half of teenagers can't find jobs. ...



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$2,000 Worth Of Bras Reported Stolen From Victoria's Secrets In Fairfield

A manager at the Victoria's Secrets on the Post Road in Fairfield reported that a woman had stolen over $2,000 worth of bras from the store Tuesday, police said.



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Video: Car Goes Airborne, Crashes Into Connecticut Store

By Aaron Boyd Fairfield, Connecticut - Police released video footage Tuesday of a car going airborne and careening into the front of a store Monday night.



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... about 45 minutes, but did not vote on the application. The TPZ has 65 days to make a decision. Manny Silva, a Fairfield engineer retained by SHU, said construction of the 20,000-square-foot building on the southeastern corner of the university's ...



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Coyotes Spotted on Galloping Hill in Fairfield

Galloping Hill Residents- "Hello Neighbor-My name is Mike McCarthy, my wife Allison and I live at 1415 Galloping Hill Rd. If you are like me you might not be completely up to speed on neighborhood activity, so I wanted to take this opportunity to pass on some information I thought you should have- Last night I noticed a police cruiser going up and ... (more)



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FMCC baseball loses to SCC-Whiteville

... putting his batting average at .481. Sam Flood (Rotterdam) started for the Raiders and took the loss. Avery Ford (Fairfield, Conn.) and Mike Gravel (Sidney) were on the mound in relief. Chris Rockefeller is slated to start the first game for FMCC ...



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SHU proposes larger on-campus quarters for public radio, public safety staffs

Manny Silva, a Fairfield engineer, holds a rendering that depicts a proposed campus building that would house Sacred Heart University's radio station, WSHU, as well as the school's public safety department.



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Get ready for Touch-a-Truck

... on Saturday at Coleytown Elementary School. WESTPORT NEWS, CT 3/23/13 Photo: Mike Lauterborn William Hall, 2, of Fairfield, behind the wheel of a Gault Energy backhoe at Touch-A-Truck sponsored Saturday by the Westport Weston Cooperative Nursery. ...



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Candle Blamed For House Fire In Fairfield; Residents Escape Unharmed

All the occupants of a house on Cider Mill Lane were reported safe after firefighters put out a blaze on the second floor Tuesday night that was blamed on a candle, fire officials said.



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Tony Hwang To Run For Westport State Senate Seat

FAIRFIELD, Conn. After serving six years as the state representative for the 134th District in the state House, Fairfield resident Tony Hwang is looking for a change.



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Tony Hwang To Run For Easton, Weston State Senate Seat

FAIRFIELD, Conn. After serving six years as the state representative for the 134th District in the state House, Fairfield resident Tony Hwang is looking for a change.



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Video Marketing is Effective, Yet Under-Utilized Among Small...

... employee motivation, event presence, and trade show performance. Founded in 1992, Graziano Associates is based in Fairfield, CT.



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Women's Basketball Travels to Meet Fairfield in WBI Quarterfinals

The #7 seeded University of Maine women's basketball team looks to advance to the WBI semifinals as it travels to meet #6 seed Fairfield on Sunday afternoon at 2 PM.



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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Video: Airborne Car Crashes into Fairfield Cumberland Farms

Fairfield police released video footage Tuesday of a car going airborne and careening into the front of the Cumberland Farms store on Kings Highway East Monday night.



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4 hurt in crash into Cumberland Farms in Fairfield

The crash happened at around 9 p.m. Police say 30-year-old Rossa Blanca Chavarria Medina, of Bridgeport, was speeding down the I-95 off-ramp at exit 24. The woman crashed into five cars and a Cumberland Farms gas station, according to authorities.



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National Recording Artists Lucinda Rowe And Michael Connolly To Team...

Email: flyingkeyentertainment@yahoo.com Website: http://www.lucindaworld.com New Fairfield Connecticut and Nashville Tennessee, March 24, 2014: National Recording Artists Lucinda Rowe and Michael Connolly to team with Hammond Organ/Leslie Artist and Songwriter Peter Gallinari on upcoming live shows and songwriting collaboration slated for sessions ... (more)



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Forehand, 12, making mark in moguls, slopestyle

Mac Forehand, of Fairfield, competing at the Vermont State Championships in early March at Mount Snow in West Dover, VT.



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Hwang to seek Senate seat

... on Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Photo: Brian A. Pounds Local officails, from left state Rep. Brenda Kupchick, R-Fairfield, Parking Authority Chairman Ronald Pine, First Selectman Mike Tetreau, Parking Authoirty Manager Cindy Placko, state Rep. Tony ...



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Mac Forehand, of Fairfield, competing at the Vermont State Championships in early March at Mount Snow in West Dover, VT.



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Fairfield Police Investigate Cause Of Six-Car Pileup At Gas Station

Fairfield police are investigating the reasons behind why a woman sped off the I-95 exit 24 southbound exit ramp and hit five cars and causing damage to the Cumberland Farms store Monday night.



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Fairfield Teen Charged With Having 8-Inch Knife In Car

Officers responding to a report of a fight among several teens at Knapps Green park in Fairfield on Monday arrested one teen on a weapons charge, police said.



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4 injured when car crashes into Fairfield store

Connecticut authorities say an out-of-control car exiting Interstate 95 in Fairfield crashed into a convenience store and caught fire, injuring four people and damaging the building and five other vehicles.



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Meetinghouse concert brings French, New York groups together

ARTEK/The Art of Early Keyboard, above, performs Sunday in Fairfield, along with Les Saqueboutiers, of Toulouse, France.



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Jose Feliciano staying 'viable,' playing acoustic show in Fairfield

Jose Feliciano, of Weston, who is being honored in the Fairfield Museum & History Center's 'Fairfield's Rockin Top 10" exhibition, performs at the Museum on Saturday, March 29. Photo: Contributed Photo No more than five minutes into a phone interview last week, Jose Feliciano was eager to play a song he recently recorded.



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... by Republican John McKinney, and has won the endorsement of the incumbent, who is running for governor. Hwang, a Fairfield Republican in his third term representing the 134th House District, announced his Senate campaign to about 100 supporters at a ...



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Wintry Storm To Bring More Wind Than Snow To Fairfield

A huge wintry storm will only graze Fairfield County on Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, staying mostly out to sea, according to Accuweather.com.



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Town to Beach-Going Dogs: Take a Walk After March 31

... in Connecticut where dogs can run, swim, and frolic in the sand. " Compo Beach in Westport comes in at No. 2, and Fairfield stakes claim to two of the top three - Jennings Beach (No. 1) and Penfield Beach (No. 3). Amtrak Beach in Niantic and ...



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Town to Beach-Going Dogs: Take a Walk After March 31

... in Connecticut where dogs can run, swim, and frolic in the sand. " Compo Beach in Westport comes in at No. 2, and Fairfield stakes claim to two of the top three - Jennings Beach (No. 1) and Penfield Beach (No. 3). Amtrak Beach in Niantic and ...



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Fairfield Police Investigate Cause Of Six-Car Pileup At Gas Station

Fairfield police are investigating the reasons behind why a woman sped off the I-95 exit 24 southbound exit ramp and hit five cars and causing damage to the Cumberland Farms store Monday night.



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Betty E. Ohlin, 84, Teacher In Westport

Ohlin was born in Fairfield, Conn., she was the daughter of Paul E. and Ruth A. Ohlin.



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Wallets swiped from shoppers in Fairfield food stores

The first incident took place around 5 p.m. at the Super Stop & Shop on Kings Highway Cutoff .



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'One Book One Town' author to recount hostage ordeal for Fairfield audience

Amanda Lindhout will discuss her book, "A House in the Sky," recounting her ordeal as a hostage in Somalia, at the signature event in this year's Fairfield One Book One Town program on March 26 at Fairfield University's Quick Center.



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New Restaurant In Fairfield Serves Up Craft Beer, American Comfort Food

Craft 260 is located at 260 Post Road in Fairfield and is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. On Fridays and Saturdays, hours are 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 1 a.m. The beer list on the wall at Craft 260 in Fairfield is written in chalk so that they can change it whenever a beer runs out.



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Town to Beach-Going Dogs: Take a Walk

... happy dogs, we've sniffed out the best beaches in Connecticut where dogs can run, swim, and frolic in the sand. " Fairfield stakes claim to two of the top three - Jennings Beach (No. 1) and Penfield Beach (No. 3). Compo Beach in Westport comes in at ...



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Softball defense improves in last 4 contests after rough start in opening tournaments

... the team's success has been in its rock-solid defense, which committed only three errors in the four-game stint in Fairfield, Conn. "We played great defense, Gleason said. "Our pitchers aren't going to get a lot of strikeouts so we have to play ...



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Multiple injuries after cars slams into Conn. gas station

A Nissan Maxima is crushed against a safety pillar and a Redbox dvd rental machine after striking six cars at the Cumberland Farms gas station at 975 King's Highway East in Fairfield, Conn.



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Four Hospitalized After Six-Car Crash At Gas Station Off I-95 In Fairfield

Six cars were involved and four people hospitalized after a crash at a gas station at the end of Exit 24 of Interstate 95 south in Fairfield on Monday night, Fairfield police said in a post on Facebook.



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Monday, March 24, 2014

Car Slams Into Gas Station; Shuts Down Exit 24 Off Ramp [Updated]

A car accident has shut down the exit 24 off ramp on Interstate 95 southbound in Fairfield.



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Former Owner of Naugatuck's Sagres Restaurant Maria Pinto, 64

... two daughters, Sandra Ramos and her husband Carlos of Naugatuck and Elizabeth Reisinger and her husband Stephen of Fairfield, CT; a brother, Manuel Jose Alves of Sintra, Portugal; her grandchildren Adrian Ramos and Gabriel Reisinger. She was ...



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Car slams into Fairfield gas station

A Nissan Maxima is crushed against a safety pillar and a Redbox dvd rental machine after striking six cars at the Cumberland Farms gas station at 975 King's Highway East in Fairfield, Conn.



via Fairfield Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Car-careens-into-Cumberland-Farms-5345733.php

Legislative Office Puts Projected Deficit At $69.4 Million

... of $55 for individuals and $110 for families earning less than $400,000. Senate Republican leader John McKinney of Fairfield and House Republican leader Larry Cafero of Norwalk said that Malloy's proposed state budget would have broken the ...



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Fairfielder Launches Kickstarter to Publish Children's Book

With a little help, Ryan SanAngelo's story will become a book. The Fairfield resident has launched a Kickstarter project to help him raise $1,000 to self-publish the children's book.



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Aydin Cure, 48, of Main Street, Stratford, assaulted a co-worker at Cinzano's Restaurant, 1920 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield, in February and harassed the co-worker about his sexual orientation, calling him derogatory names and making obscene gestures, police said.



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Fairfield Police Shut Down Underage Party With Alcohol, Marijuana

Nearly 100 teenagers fled a house on Hunyadi Road on Friday night before Fairfield officers arrested a parent on alcohol charges after police received complaints about a large party, police said.



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Fairfield Man Charged With Arson, Possession Of Drugs, Knife

A former Fairfield resident was charged in connection with a 2012 arson as well as with possession of marijuana and a knife after officers found him asleep in a running car Saturday morning, police said.



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Elderly Man Reports Being Carjacked From Fairfield Gym

The victim told police that a man with a gun approached him at Fitness Edge on Kings Highway Cutoff in Fairfield and ordered him to go to Seaside Park in Bridgeport, where he was let out of the car and the carjacker fled in the vehicle, NBC Connecticut reported.



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visit|article-5343515|interleaved-28469-tab2|1New bakery opens in Fairfield

A business that has been owned and operated by the same family for more than 30 years, Chaves Bakery has opened a new bakery in Fairfield at 401 Kings Highway.



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New bakery opens in Fairfield

Marlene Chaves, left, and Fairfield Warde High School senior Faith Spardo, stand ready to help customers with their purchases of baked goods at the new Chaves Bakery, 401 King's Highway, in Fairfield.



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Women's Basketball Falls to Fairfield in WBI Quarterfinals, 63-50

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- It truly proved to be a tale of two halves for the University of Maine women's basketball team who dropped its Women's Basketball Invitational quarterfinal at Fairfield by a score of 63-50.



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A business that has been owned and operated by the same family for more than 30 years, Chaves Bakery has opened a new bakery in Fairfield at 401 Kings Highway.



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Chaves Bakery opens store in Fairfield

Marlene Chaves, left, and Fairfield Warde High School senior Faith Spardo, stand ready to help customers with their purchases of baked goods at the new Chaves Bakery, 401 King's Highway, in Fairfield.



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Pat Metheny Unity Group To Perform In Fairfield

Metheny is set to play the Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University on March 25. Metheny recently won his 20th Grammy Award with Unity Band members saxophonist Chris Potter, drummer Antonio Sanchez and bassist Ben Williams.



via Fairfield Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/events/pat-metheny-unity-group-perform-fairfield

Fairfield Resident Appointed As New Southport Harbor Master

Fairfield resident Louis Schueler has been appointed the new harbor master for the harbors and navigable waterways of Southport, Gov. Dannel Malloy recently announced.



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UMaine women fall to Fairfield in WBI

... Roberts was not at all happy with how it was unfolding. Maine's Ashleigh Roberts goes up for a shot against Fairfield's Katie Cizynski during a second-round game Sunday in the Women's Basketball Invitational at Fairfield, Conn. Roberts ended her ...



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Sunday, March 23, 2014

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... illnesses at all stages of their journeys. Greene, owner of Connecticut Cookie Co. and a resident of Fairfield, bakes homemade cookies and bakery treats using her grandmother's vanilla. Spevacek and Wolff, owners of Just Ordinary Moms and residents ...



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Winners of the Fairfield Public Library's One Book One Town writing competitionon the theme of survival are, from left: first-place winner J.D. Hanninen, Rob Grosshart, second, and Mary Miner, third, all of Fairfield.



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Writers' stories of survival cited by Fairfield Library

Winners of the Fairfield Public Library's One Book One Town writing competitionon the theme of survival are, from left: first-place winner J.D. Hanninen, Rob Grosshart, second, and Mary Miner, third, all of Fairfield.



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Fairfield ends season for resurgent UMaine women's basketball team

Fairfield University dominated the first half on Sunday noon, laying the groundwork for a 63-50 victory over the University of Maine in the Women's Basketball Invitational tournament at Fairfield, Conn.



via Fairfield Newswire http://bangordailynews.com/2014/03/23/sports/fairfield-ends-season-for-resurgent-umaine-womens-basketball-team/

Quinnipiac Plays In Bridgeport in NCAA Hockey Regional

... one spot at the 2014 Frozen Four and a shot at the NCAA championship. The NCAA East Regional is hosted by Yale and Fairfield universities at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport. Friday's 2 p.m. game pits No. 1 seed Union, the winner of both the ECAC ...



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Fairfield Library plans program on streaming music services

... Post roads. The program is one in a series of programs on technology planned by Merry Mao , the webmaster for the Fairfield Public Library and the town of Fairfield. Bahr's free presentation will include an introduction to music streaming giants ...



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... Post roads. The program is one in a series of programs on technology planned by Merry Mao, the webmaster for the Fairfield Public Library and the town of Fairfield. Bahr's free presentation will include an introduction to music streaming giants like ...



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Man Found Asleep In Car With Heroin Tops Fairfield News This Week

A Monroe man was arrested by Fairfield police after allegedly being found asleep in his car and in possession of heroin .



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Man Arrested On Meth Charges Tops Westport News This Week

A 26-year-old Fairfield man was arrested on several drug charges in Westport after he was allegedly found in possession of crystal methamphetamine and ecstasy following a traffic stop.



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Saturday, March 22, 2014

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... suddenly a loud chorus of cheers for a goal scored. The player who made the shot, 19-year-old Brandon Pianello, of Fairfield, was playing for the Southern Connecticut Storm, a team for special needs players. The score was his first of the night on ...



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Maine and Fairfield to meet in WBI second round game

The University of Maine Black Bears women's basketball team will travel to Fairfield, Connecticut for a battle with Fairfield University in the second round of the Women's basketball invitational on Sunday at 2 p.m. The winner will play the Eastern Michigan/UIC winner in a final four game of the WBI on March 26th or March 27th.



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Fairfield Prep Tops Darien In OT To Win State Hockey Crown

Fairfield Prep went ahead 2-1 in overtime on Vincent D'Amore's slapshot to beat Darien High School and capture the Division I hockey championship Saturday afternoon, according to the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference website .



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Sharing the bounty: Fairfield kicks off food drive for 375th anniversary

The "Town Crier," as portrayed by Walt Matis, of the Fairfield Museum and History Center, reads a proclamation of a townwide food-collection drive to mark the town's 375th anniversary.



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One of the first official events celebrating Fairfield's 375th anniversary began with a shout Friday when a "Town Crier" issued an official proclamation.



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Thieves using stolen credit cards to buy gift cards

... and using them to buy gift cards. This process makes for quick purchases that are nearly impossible to track. Fairfield police are trying to catch a man caught on camera using someone else's stolen credit card to purchase gift cards. Police say ...



via Fairfield Newswire http://wtnh.com/2014/03/21/thieves-using-stolen-credit-cards-buy-gift-cards/

Hair-razing! Buzz was all about St. Baldrick's cause at Team Teddy fundraiser

... on Friday evening. Photo: Mike Lauterborn Volunteer Jen Hinkle registers Jon Dilley and his son, Owen, 8, of Fairfield, for the Team Teddy St. Baldrick's head-shaving fundraiser. Photo: Mike Lauterborn State Rep. Brenda Kupchick and Fairfield First ...



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Former GE executive from Fairfield seeks McKinney's Senate seat

... the seat for 16 years, is one of the GOP contenders for the gubernatorial nomination. The 28th District includes Fairfield, Easton, Newtown and parts of Westport and Weston. "I have watched Connecticut sink further and further in terms of every ...



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... vice president during its 2013-14 business year and treasurer in 2012-2013, the group said in a news release A Fairfield resident, Walsh is a member of the Kiwanis, the Westport Chamber of Commerce and the women's spirituality group of Saugatuck ...



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... the seat for 16 years, is one of the GOP contenders for the gubernatorial nomination. The 28th District includes Fairfield, Easton, Newtown and parts of Westport and Weston. "I have watched Connecticut sink further and further in terms of every ...



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Northeast Children's Theatre Premieres Jack and the Giant Today

The Northeast Children's Theatre Company , a professional not-for-profit theatre company for young audiences & families, concludes another critically-acclaimed season in residence at the Fairfield Theatre Company with the world premiere production of its brand-new musical "Jack And The Giant," an original and uniquely innovative piece for the stage ... (more)



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Friday, March 21, 2014

Alex Wolf named Gatorade Connecticut Boys Basketball Player of the Year

... (#14) during the FCIAC Boys Basketball Quarterfinal game between Greenwich High School and Wilton High School at Fairfield Ludlowe High School, Fairfield, Conn., Saturday, March 1, 2014. Greenwich advanced by defeating Wilton, 70-62. Photo: Bob ...



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Fairfielder in line to head insurance organization

The president of Sachs Walsh Insurance in Westport, Walsh was elected to the office of "president-elect" of the Professional Insurance Agents of Connecticut Inc. at its annual convention March 13 and 14 at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods in Mashantucket.



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Fairfield Police Search For Suspect Wanted In Theft Of Credit Cards

The Fairfield Police Department has released photos of a suspect who is accused of stealing credit cards from a vehicle parked at Planet Fitness.



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WSHU Public Radio Group Celebrating 30 Years as an NPR Member Station

... Director Gillian Anderson. Photo credit: Jens Haulund. (contributed photo) The WSHU Public Radio Group (Fairfield, CT, www.wshu.org) announced on Thursday its 30th anniversary as an NPR member station. The milestone comes at a time when WSHU has ...



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Women's Basketball Travels to Meet Fairfield in WBI Quarterfinals

The #7 seeded University of Maine women's basketball team looks to advance to the WBI semifinals as it travels to meet #6 seed Fairfield on Sunday afternoon at 2 PM.



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Bound by the shackles of history

... situated in just about any other state, it would have long since annexed Trumbull, Stratford, Easton, Westport, Fairfield and beyond, creating a much more self-sufficient -- and cheaper to manage -- local government. And it's 16 square miles ...



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Spring ahead: Make a first impression bloom by landscaping a sales...

... the lawn. "It's a lot like staging the inside of a house," said Jed Duguid, nursery manager of Oliver Nursery in Fairfield. The property should not be too cluttered. It should look neat and simple. Edging the flower beds and putting down a layer of ...



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Letters: Danger in your in box overstated

Opening an e-mail from someone unknown to you will not allow "hackers take over your e-mail account and change your password" as the Fairfield Police erroneously told the public in a recent paranoia-preaching forum.



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Letter: Tell officials to end tax hikes

... We should give them a good education so they can grow up and get good jobs. Then they can afford to live in Fairfield. However, when those children become senior citizens and can't live here anymore, maybe they'll understand how seniors of today ...



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Letter: School spending modest vs. 'peers'

... these attributes matter more: learning ability, emergent leadership, intellectual humility and ownership. Recently Fairfield's Board of Selectmen submitted its 2014-2015 budget request, trimming the amount sought for the education budget to 3.32 ...



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Firefighters to Train at Southport Home Set for Demo

... at 18 Westway Road, near Southport Harbor. It's being conducted as an expansion of a mutual aid agreement between Fairfield and Westport fire departments. In particular, firefighters will be working on using a Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) at the ...



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Opening an e-mail from someone unknown to you will not allow "hackers take over your e-mail account and change your password" as the Fairfield Police erroneously told the public in a recent paranoia-preaching forum.



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... these attributes matter more: learning ability, emergent leadership, intellectual humility and ownership. Recently Fairfield's Board of Selectmen submitted its 2014-2015 budget request, trimming the amount sought for the education budget to 3.32 ...



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Spring ahead: Make a first impression bloom by landscaping a sales property

... the lawn. "It's a lot like staging the inside of a house," said Jed Duguid, nursery manager of Oliver Nursery in Fairfield. The property should not be too cluttered. It should look neat and simple. Edging the flower beds and putting down a layer of ...



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Eleanor P. Morse, 70, Of Fairfield

Morse was born in New York City, and lived her early life Great Barrington, Mass. She later moved to Fairfield, where she attended Dwight School, and later, the Thomas School in Rowayton. She graduated in 1961 from Dana Hall School in Wellesley, ...



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Deli owner convicted of stealing more than $200K from senior siblings

A Fairfield deli owner was convicted Thursday of fleecing three elderly siblings of more than $200,000 from their savings.



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A Fairfield deli owner was convicted Thursday of fleecing three elderly siblings of more than $200,000 from their savings.



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