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Monday, October 5, 2015

Ten child predator suspects bagged in TV reporter's Fairfield sting

Detectives from the Fairfield Police Department keep an eye on activity during an undercover sting operation that snagged 10 men who came to a house in town, expecting to have sex with a minor. Photo: Contributed Photo / Fairfield Citizen TV personality Chris Hansen leaves the Sirius XM Studios on May 30, 2013 in New York City.

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Harrison and Brewster Men Among Child Predator Suspects Arrested in Connecticut

A Harrison man and a Brewster man were among 10 men, from ages 19 to 64, who were arrested as part of an undercover operation by Fairfield, CT police in which the men allegedly went to a Fairfield house expecting to have sex with a minor , according to the Connecticut Post. The Post reports that the sting, which started last Thursday and ran through the weekend, was run parallel to one conducted by former Dateline NBC journalist Chris Hansen of "To Catch a Predator" fame for a new show he is preparing called "Hansen vs. Predator."

via http://patch.com/new-york/harrison/harrison-brewster-men-among-child-predator-suspects-arrested-connecticut-0?

Inside Michael Jackson's Iconic First Moonwalk Onstage

... and Calvin Klein, dining at the Four Seasons, hanging out at Studio 54, and vacationing at her new manor in Fairfield, Connecticut. Her first RCA album, Why Do Fools Fall in Love , hit the top ten, and the follow-up, Silk Electric, had gone gold, ...

via http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/inside-michael-jackson-s-iconic-first-moonwalk-onstage-20151005?

Emergency-room alternative gains steam

American Family Care Urgent Care, a national chain of urgent care walk-in clinics, opens its seventh location in Connecticut on Oct. 16, this one in Fairfield. The principal is Dr. Steven Heffer , a 15-year town resident.

via http://www.ctpost.com/business/article/Emergency-room-alternative-gains-steam-6551655.php

GE's Immelt Under Pressure From Activist Fund's Move

... put out an 80-page white paper detailing a number of improvements the fund would like to see take place at the Fairfield, Conn.-based company, including a larger share buyback than currently planned. Trian notes that its officials have had ...

via http://www.thestreet.com/story/13312330/1/ge-s-immelt-under-pressure-to-turn-around-after-activist-fund-s-monday-move.html?

Ten child predator suspects bagged in TV reporter's Fairfield sting

Detectives from the Fairfield Police Department keep an eye on activity during an undercover sting operation that snagged 10 men who came to a house in town, expecting to have sex with a minor. Ten men, ranging in age from 19 to 64, who police said came to a house in Fairfield expecting to have sex with a minor, were arrested in an undercover operation that started last Thursday and ran through the weekend.

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Ten-child-predator-suspects-bagged-in-TV-6551056.php

Driver charged with leaving scene of Beachside crash

John Watkins, 25, of Fairfield has been charged with evading responsibility and failure to drive right after police said he left the scene of an accident on Beachside Road in August. Photo: Westport Police Department / Westport Police Department John Watkins, 27, of Mountain Laurel Road, turned himself in Sept.

via http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/Driver-charged-with-leaving-scene-of-Beachside-6551211.php

GE finishes dredging the upper Hudson River for PCBs

... nment trustees will make an assessment of the harm done to the river's resources, either through a settlement with Fairfield, Connecticut-based GE over its liability or through litigation.

via http://news10.com/2015/10/05/ge-finishes-dredging-the-upper-hudson-river-for-pcbs/

Stamford's Hansen Revives 'Predator' With Child Sex Busts In Fairfield

A Fairfield man was among several adults arrested after reality TV show producers lured him to a Fairfield residence to meet a minor for sex during production of a new version of "To Catch A Predator," police said. Charles E. Lawrence, 8 Pleszko Place, Fairfield, was charged with risk of injury to a minor, second-degree criminal attempt of sexual assault, and enticing a minor, police said.

via http://danbury.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/stamfords-hansen-revives-predator-with-child-sex-busts-in-fairfield/593639/

10 arrested in child predator sting

Detectives from the Fairfield Police Department keep an eye on activity during an undercover sting operation that snagged 10 men who came to a house in town, expecting to have sex with a minor. Ten men, ranging in age from 19 to 64, who police said came to a house in Fairfield expecting to have sex with a minor, were arrested in an undercover operation that started last Thursday and ran through the weekend.

via http://m.norwalkcitizenonline.com/news/article/Ten-child-predator-suspects-bagged-in-TV-6551056.php

Pressure on GE's Immelt Surges as Peltz Buys $2.5 Billion Stake

... he doesn't think Immelt is acting quickly enough. Still, Peltz didn't even hint at starting a proxy fight with the Fairfield, Conn.-based company, which traces its roots to Thomas Edison's invention of the light bulb in the late 1800s. , failing to ...

via http://www.thestreet.com/story/13312457/1/pressure-on-ge-s-immelt-surges-as-peltz-buys-2-5-billion-stake.html

GE's Immelt Under Pressure to Turn Around After Activist Fund's Monday Move

... put out an 80-page white paper detailing a number of improvements the fund would like to see take place at the Fairfield, Conn.-based company. Trian notes that its officials have had "constructive" dialogue with GE and that Peltz has a "longstanding ...

via http://www.thestreet.com/story/13312330/1/ge-s-immelt-under-pressure-to-turn-around-after-activist-fund-s-monday-move.html

Bedford's Donald Trump Will Debut At Lionheart Gallery In Pound Ridge

... artists include Karen Vogel of Darien, Connecticut; Barbara (Babs) Owen of Rhode Island; Roxanne Faber Savage of Fairfield, Connecticut; Liz Dexheimer of Litchfield County, Connecticut; Margaret Noel of Pennsylvania; Constance Old of New Canaan, ...

via http://bedford.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/bedfords-donald-trump-will-debut-at-lionheart-gallery-in-pound-ridge/593483/

Absentee ballots available in Easton

Caitlin Olson, of Fairfield, reaches out to high five her kids as she finishes the 5k 9th Annual CancerCare Fairfield Walk/Run for Hope at Jennings Beach in Fairfield, Conn. on Sunday.

via http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Absentee-ballots-available-in-Easton-6551259.php

Norwalk Man Charged in Child Predator Undercover Sting in Fairfield

Fairfield Police arrested 10 men, from ages 19 to 64, as part of an undercover operation in which the men allegedly went to a Fairfield house expecting to have sex with a minor , according to the Connecticut Post. The Post reports that the sting, which started last Thursday and ran through the weekend, was run parallel to one conducted by former Dateline NBC journalist Chris Hansen of "To Catch a Predator" fame for a new show he is preparing called "Hansen vs. Predator."

via http://patch.com/connecticut/norwalk/norwalk-man-charged-child-predator-undercover-sting-fairfield-0?

Driver charged with leaving scene of Beachside crash

John Watkins, 25, of Fairfield has been charged with evading responsibility and failure to drive right after police said he left the scene of an accident on Beachside Road in August. John Watkins, 27, of Mountain Laurel Road, turned himself in Sept.

via http://m.westport-news.com/news/article/Driver-charged-with-leaving-scene-of-Beachside-6551211.php

10 arrested in child predator sting

Detectives from the Fairfield Police Department keep an eye on activity during an undercover sting operation that snagged 10 men who came to a house in town, expecting to have sex with a minor. FAIRFIELD, Conn.

via http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Ten-child-predator-suspects-bagged-in-TV-6551056.php

Ten child predator suspects bagged in TV reporter's Fairfield sting

Ten men, ranging in age from 19 to 64, who police said came to a house in Fairfield expecting to have sex with a minor, were arrested in an undercover operation that started last Thursday and ran through the weekend. The men all allegedly were in computer contact with someone they believed was either a 13-year-old boy or a 12-year-old girl, via the Internet and text messages.

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Ten-child-predator-suspects-bagged-in-TV-6551056.php

Cops: 10 predators caught in sting

Detectives from the Fairfield Police Department keep an eye on activity during an undercover sting operation that snagged 10 men who came to a house in town, expecting to have sex with a minor. FAIRFIELD, Conn.

via http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Ten-child-predator-suspects-bagged-in-TV-6551056.php

Trian becomes one of top GE investors, buying $2.5B stake

... exiting a banking sector with stricter oversight. Trian acquired 98.5 million shares, or about 1 percent of the Fairfield, Connecticut, company. The fund's executives, Peltz and Ed Garden, have a longstanding relationship with GE CEO Jeff Immelt. ...

via http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20151005/business/310059911/

Trian buys $2.5-billion stake in General Electric

... more than 300 aircraft and a team of GE employees. Trian acquired 98.5 million shares, or about 1 percent of the Fairfield, Connecticut, company. The fund's executives, Peltz and Ed Garden, have a longstanding relationship with GE CEO Jeff Immelt. ...

via http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-ge-trian-20151005-story.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+latimes%2Fbusiness+%28L.A.+Times+-+Business%29

Headline Override

... artists include Karen Vogel of Darien, Connecticut; Barbara (Babs) Owen of Rhode Island; Roxanne Faber Savage of Fairfield, Connecticut; Liz Dexheimer of Litchfield County, Connecticut; Margaret Noel of Pennsylvania; Constance Old of New Canaan, ...

via http://somers.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/headline-override/593483/

GE finishes dredging the upper Hudson River for PCBs Updated at

... nment trustees will make an assessment of the harm done to the river's resources, either through a settlement with Fairfield, Connecticut-based GE over its liability or through litigation.

via http://www.recordonline.com/article/20151005/NEWS/151009678

Trian becomes one of top GE investors, buying $2.5B stake

... more than 300 aircraft and a team of GE employees. Trian acquired 98.5 million shares, or about 1 percent of the Fairfield, Connecticut, company. The fund's executives, Peltz and Ed Garden, have a longstanding relationship with GE CEO Jeff Immelt. ...

via http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11524341&ref=rss

Wilton Acupuncturist Not Afraid To Stick It To Patients

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Jim Fitzpatrick's introduction to acupuncture occurred 25 years ago, when he made an appointment to get treatment for a virus while studying in Japan.

via http://wilton.dailyvoice.com/business/wilton-acupuncturist-not-afraid-to-stick-it-to-patients/591610/

Trian becomes a top GE investor, buys $2.5B stake

... more than 300 aircraft and a team of GE employees. Trian acquired 98.5 million shares, or about 1 percent of the Fairfield, Connecticut, company. The fund's executives, Peltz and Ed Garden, have a longstanding relationship with GE CEO Jeff Immelt ...

via http://www.sltrib.com/home/3027441-155/trian-becomes-a-top-ge-investor

GE runs an intense 5-year program to develop executives, and only 2% finish it

Nestled in the quiet town of Fairfield, Connecticut, is an unassuming General Electric building hidden behind a security gate and rolling hills. Inside, a group of carefully chosen specialists work tirelessly toward becoming the company's next presidents, vice presidents, CFOs, and CEOs.

via http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/technology/businessinsider/article/GE-runs-an-intense-5-year-program-to-develop-6550665.php

Trian becomes one of top GE investors, buying $2.5B stake

... exiting a banking sector with stricter oversight. Trian acquired 98.5 million shares, or about 1 percent of the Fairfield, Connecticut, company. The fund's executives, Peltz and Ed Garden, have a longstanding relationship with GE CEO Jeff Immelt. ...

via http://newsok.com/trian-becomes-one-of-top-ge-investors-buying-2.5b-stake/article/feed/899791?custom_click=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+newsok%2Fbusiness+%28NewsOK.com+RSS+-+business%29

Trian becomes one of top GE investors, buying $2.5B stake

... more than 300 aircraft and a team of GE employees. Trian acquired 98.5 million shares, or about 1 percent of the Fairfield, Connecticut, company. The fund's executives, Peltz and Ed Garden, have a longstanding relationship with GE CEO Jeff Immelt ...

via http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=11524341&ref=rss

GE runs an intense 5-year program to develop executives, and...

Nestled in the quiet town of Fairfield, Connecticut, is an unassuming General Electric building hidden behind a security gate and rolling hills. Inside, a group of carefully chosen specialists work tirelessly toward becoming the company's next presidents, vice presidents, CFOs, and CEOs.

via http://www.sfgate.com/technology/businessinsider/article/GE-runs-an-intense-5-year-program-to-develop-6550665.php

Trian Becomes One of Top GE Investors, Buying $2.5B Stake

... exiting a banking sector with stricter oversight. Trian acquired 98.5 million shares, or about 1 percent of the Fairfield, Connecticut , company. The fund's executives, Peltz and Ed Garden, have a longstanding relationship with GE CEO Jeff Immelt. ...

via http://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/trian-top-ge-investors-buying-25b-stake-34255266

These are the worst job interviews ever

... the third interview, the hiring manager mentioned they're "aligned on so many things." But one week later, the Fairfield, Conn., resident received an e-mail from HR, stating, "We thought you were really strong, we really enjoyed meeting you, but ...

via http://nypost.com/2015/10/05/these-are-the-worst-job-interviews-ever/

GE runs an intense 5-year program to develop executives and only 2% finish it

Nestled in the quiet town of Fairfield, Connecticut, is an unassuming General Electric building hidden behind a security gate and rolling hills. Inside, a group of carefully chosen specialists work tirelessly towards becoming the company's next presidents, vice presidents, "It's a great training ground of young leaders," GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt said at the company's Minds + Machines event, noting that the program consists of mostly mid-20s professionals from manufacturing, finance, and all parts of the company.

via http://www.businessinsider.com/ge-green-beret-executive-development-program?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+businessinsider+%28Business+Insider%29

Peltz's Trian Buys $2.5 Billion Stake in GE Amid Overhaul

... Peltz said in the statement. Trian's stake is a boost to GE Chief Executive Officer Jeff Immelt's plan to sell the Fairfield, Connecticut-based company's finance and consumer-facing units to concentrate on industrial operations. The 33-year GE ...

via http://washpost.bloomberg.com/Story?docId=1376-NVQSA36K515Z01-6GB9C66O9598B87OOL19RU05C4

Trian becomes 1 of top GE investors, buying $2.5B stake

... exiting a banking sector with stricter oversight. Trian acquired 98.5 million shares, or about 1 percent of the Fairfield, Connecticut, company. The fund's executives, Peltz and Ed Garden, have a longstanding relationship with GE CEO Jeff Immelt . ...

via http://www.greenwichtime.com/business/article/Trian-becomes-1-of-top-GE-investors-buying-2-5B-6550568.php

Peltz's Trian becomes a top shareholder of General Electric as GE refocuses on core business

... exiting a banking sector with stricter oversight. Trian acquired 98.5 million shares, or about 1 percent of the Fairfield, Connecticut, company. The fund's executives, Peltz and Ed Garden, have a longstanding relationship with GE CEO Jeff Immelt. ...

via http://accesswdun.com/article/2015/10/340307

Trian becomes a top GE investor

... exiting a banking sector with stricter oversight. Trian acquired 98.5 million shares, or about 1 percent of the Fairfield, Connecticut, company. The fund's executives, Peltz and Ed Garden, have a longstanding relationship with GE CEO Jeff Immelt. ...

via http://www.parkrecord.com/ci_28922908/trian-becomes-top-ge-investor

Bedford's Donald Trump Debuts At Lionheart Gallery In Pound Ridge

... artists include Karen Vogel of Darien, Connecticut; Barbara (Babs) Owen of Rhode Island; Roxanne Faber Savage of Fairfield, Connecticut; Liz Dexheimer of Litchfield County, Connecticut; Margaret Noel of Pennsylvania; Constance Old of New Canaan, ...

via http://cortlandt.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/bedfords-donald-trump-debuts-at-lionheart-gallery-in-pound-ridge/593483/

Investor Trian becomes a top shareholder of General Electric as it refocuses on core business

Trian Fund Management is now one of General Electric's biggest shareholders following the activist investor's largest investment, about $2.5 billion, as it positions itself to play a role in the transformation of the industrial conglomerate. Trian acquired 98.5 million shares, or about 1 per cent of the Fairfield, Connecticut, company.

via http://www.canadianbusiness.com/business-news/investor-trian-becomes-a-top-shareholder-of-general-electric-as-it-refocuses-on-core-business/

Investor Trian becomes a top shareholder of General Electric as it refocuses on core business

Trian Fund Management is now one of General Electric's biggest shareholders following the activist investor's largest investment, about $2.5 billion, as it positions itself to play a role in the transformation of the industrial conglomerate. Trian acquired 98.5 million shares, or about 1 percent of the Fairfield, Connecticut, company.

via http://accesswdun.com/article/2015/10/340300

Trian becomes a top GE investor

Trian Fund Management is now one of General Electric's biggest shareholders following the activist investor's largest investment, about $2.5 billion, as it positions itself to play a role in the transformation of the industrial conglomerate. Trian acquired 98.5 million shares, or about 1 percent of the Fairfield, Connecticut, company.

via http://archive.scsun-news.com/silver_city-business/ci_28922908?source=rss

Sunny skies bring out crowd for CancerCare's Run/Walk for Hope

... Photo: Mike Lauterborn / For Hearst Connecticut Media CancerCare volunteers Emma Budd and Emma Daley, both 17, of Fairfield, distribute apples and bananas at the charity's 9th annual Walk/Run for Hope at Jennings Beach. Photo: Mike Lauterborn / For ...

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Sunny-skies-bring-out-crowd-for-CancerCare-s-6550360.php

Trian becomes a top GE investor

Trian Fund Management is now one of General Electric's biggest shareholders following the activist investor's largest investment, about $2.5 billion, as it positions itself to play a role in the transformation of the industrial conglomerate. Trian acquired 98.5 million shares, or about 1 percent of the Fairfield, Connecticut, company.

via http://www.theolympian.com/news/business/article37770804.html

Trian Becomes a Top GE Investor

Trian Fund Management is now one of General Electric's biggest shareholders following the activist investor's largest investment, about $2.5 billion, as it positions itself to play a role in the transformation of the industrial conglomerate. Trian acquired 98.5 million shares, or about 1 percent of the Fairfield, Connecticut , company.

via http://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/trian-top-ge-investor-34251982

Fairfield Brews Up Renovations At Historic Tea House

But the weather Friday didn't stop members of the Fairfield community from celebrating the renovation of the historic Burr Gardens Tea House at the Burr Homestead Mansion. In the cold and the rain, volunteers from the Fairfield-based Bigelow Tea Co.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/fairfield-brews-up-renovations-at-historic-tea-house/593114/

Sunny skies bring out crowd for CancerCare's Run/Walk for Hope

... join CancerCare's Walk/Run for Hope at Jennings Beach. CancerCare volunteers Emma Budd and Emma Daley, both 17, of Fairfield, distribute apples and bananas at the charity's 9th annual Walk/Run for Hope at Jennings Beach. Ishani, Sheit and Ritu Dhaon ...

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Sunny-skies-bring-out-crowd-for-CancerCare-s-6550360.php

Westport's Hwang Celebrates 'Blue Plan' For Long Island Sound

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn.-While the environmental preservation movement is associated with the color green, Connecticut's newly enacted Long Island Sound "Blue Plan" is making positive waves among activists and legislators alike. Unanimously passed by the House and Senate during the 2015 legislative session and signed into law by Gov. Dannel Malloy, the Blue Plan ensures that Connecticut has a coordinated strategy for future use of the Sound by requiring the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and stakeholders to compile an inventory of its natural and human resources.

via http://westport.dailyvoice.com/politics/westports-hwang-celebrates-blue-plan-for-long-island-sound/592370/

Letter: Fairfield Resident Urges Fellow Voters To Do Their Homework

I, like many Fairfielders, received an email this week from The Fairfield Taxpayers outlining their Strategic Plan for the Town. After reading the material, in great depth, I came to realize what a complete fool I have been.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/opinion/letter-fairfield-resident-urges-fellow-voters-to-do-their-homework/592093/

Students Honor 12 Fairfield Heroes In Pequot Library Exhibit

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- A group of Fairfield students honored 12 local adults recently at Pequot Library in an event called "Meet Our Local Heroes from the Community."

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/events/students-honor-12-fairfield-heroes-in-pequot-library-exhibit/592092/

Sunday, October 4, 2015

The 9th Annual CancerCare Fairfield Walk/Run for Hope

Registration will allow you to post comments on ctpost.com and create a ctpost.com Subscriber Portal account for you to manage subscriptions and email preferences. Caitlin Olson, of Fairfield, reaches out to high five her kids as she finishes the 5k 9th Annual CancerCare Fairfield Walk/Run for Hope at Jennings Beach in Fairfield, Conn.

via http://m.ctpost.com/local/slideshow/The-9th-Annual-CancerCare-Fairfield-Walk-Run-for-118082.php

Stamford, Fairfield women raising funds for allergy research

When Stamford resident Kim Hall met Fairfield resident Elise Bates in a meeting about food allergies, the two women immediately connected. Hall discovered her daughter, Lindsay, who is now 12, was allergic to dairy and eggs when she was just 11 months old.

via http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/article/Stamford-Fairfield-women-raising-funds-for-6549490.php

Fairfield WOW House for $2.95 Million

This Fairfield "wow" house sits majestically on 2.86 acres of specimen trees and perennial gardens and features more than 6,200 square feet of living space.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/fairfield-wow-house-295-million-0?

Letter: Residents Supports Re-Election for Tetreau

I am writing to urge all Fairfield residents who care about the future of Fairfield to support Mike Tetreau for First Selectman on Election Day. In today's world it is very easy to become disillusioned with our elected officials who too often put politics in front of what is best for us.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/letter-residents-supports-re-election-tetreau-0?

Letter: Support urged for Tetreau, Marmion

... from our town's savings account to achieve these lower tax increases. This responsible management has allowed Fairfield to maintain its AAA bond rating, which allows Fairfield to borrow at the best market rates, when borrowing is necessary. This is ...

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Letter-Support-urged-for-Tetreau-Marmion-6549111.php

Letter: Marmion an asset to Tetreau's leadership

Have you met Sheila Marmion? Sheila stepped into the position of selectman when Cristin McCarthy Vahey became our assemblywoman. Since then, Sheila has, in her quiet but decisive way, continued to work for the betterment of the town of Fairfield.

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Letter-Marmion-an-asset-to-Tetreau-s-leadership-6549108.php

Got $7.75 Million? Purchase Noi 1 2l Coward's Connecticut Retreat

As reported on Realtor.com, the lavish Fairfield, Connecticut mansion, Sasco Manor, once owned by theatrical genius Sir Nol Coward's business manager and lover, Jack Wilson , is on the market for $7.75 million. The regularly stayed and entertained there while working on Broadway productions such as PRIVATE LIVES, DESIGN FOR LIVING, PRESENT LAUGHTER and SAIL AWAY.

via http://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Got-775-Million-Purchase-Nol-Cowards-Connecticut-Retreat-20151004

Saturday, October 3, 2015

New Milford routs Notre Dane-Fairfield

Right from the opening kickoff New Milford seemed to be a step ahead of Notre Dame-Fairfield on Saturday afternoon. New Milford's Ryan Christopher raced 95 yards up the center of the gridiron on the opening return to give the Green Wave a game-long lead in their 34-6 win.

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/article/New-Milford-routs-Notre-Dane-Fairfield-6548469.php

A spirited Halloween arises as Burr Homestead becomes - Enchanted Castle'

A scene from an earlier Enchanted Castle at the Burr Homestead, a Fairfield Halloween tradition that returns this year from Oct. 24 to 31. A scene from an earlier Enchanted Castle at the Burr Homestead, a Fairfield Halloween tradition that returns this year from Oct. 24 to 31. A scene from an earlier Enchanted Castle at the Burr Homestead, a Fairfield Halloween tradition that returns this year from Oct. 24 to 31. A scene from an earlier Enchanted Castle at the Burr Homestead, a Fairfield Halloween tradition that returns this year from Oct. 24 to 31. A Halloween tradition in Fairfield returns later this month as a spirited transformation of the Burr Homestead becomes the "Enchanted Castle" from Oct. 24 to 31. The week-long holiday event at the historic mansion, 739 Old Post Road, is sponsored again by the Bridgeport Hospital Auxiliary.

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/A-spirited-Halloween-arises-as-Burr-Homestead-6548291.php

A spirited Halloween arises as Burr Homestead becomes - Enchanted Castle'

A scene from an earlier Enchanted Castle at the Burr Homestead, a Fairfield Halloween tradition that returns this year from Oct. 24 to 31. Photo: File Photo / File Photo A scene from an earlier Enchanted Castle at the Burr Homestead, a Fairfield Halloween tradition that returns this year from Oct. 24 to 31. Photo: File Photo / File Photo A scene from an earlier Enchanted Castle at the Burr Homestead, a Fairfield Halloween tradition that returns this year from Oct. 24 to 31. Photo: File Photo / File Photo A scene from an earlier Enchanted Castle at the Burr Homestead, a Fairfield Halloween tradition that returns this year from Oct. 24 to 31. Photo: File Photo / File Photo A Halloween tradition in Fairfield returns later this month as a spirited transformation of the Burr Homestead becomes the "Enchanted Castle" from Oct. 24 to 31. The week-long holiday event at the historic mansion, 739 ... (more)

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/A-spirited-Halloween-arises-as-Burr-Homestead-6548291.php

Enchanted Castle to return to Burr Homestead

... www.enchantedcastle.org. The Castle is closed Monday, Oct. 26. Co-chaired by Shaun Amberg and Debbie Charles of Fairfield, the Enchanted Castle is in its 22nd year. Proceeds from this year's event support the programs of Bridgeport Hospital's Ahlbin ...

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Enchanted-Castle-to-return-to-Burr-Homestead-6548148.php

Letter: Resident Dismayed at Negative Campaign

... insurance and FEMA reimbursements. The Stratfield Market? Is Mr. Tymniak running for First Selectman or king of Fairfield? Tymniak-McArdle are conducting this depressingly negative campaign because they have very little to say on their own behalf. ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/letter-resident-dismayed-negative-campaign-0?

After the Rains- Get to the Beachfront Open Houses Next Week

Come see three Fairfield beachfront condos, a turnkey beach house in Lordship and fantastic waterfront property on Fairfield Beach Road! Well this weekend is due to be a dreary wash out, but the sun will be back out by Monday, and we have some great beachfront open house events you can look forward to! Sunset on the Sound Kensie Point Open House Thursday, October 8th 5-7 pm Come see three Fairfield beachfront condos priced from $899K to $1mil and enjoy drinks, snacks and fabulous water views! See the Listings Take a Quick Tour

via http://patch.com/connecticut/stratford/after-rains-get-beachfront-open-houses-next-week-0?

Letter: Tetreau, Marmion best to deal with town problems

Fairfield deserves better than having two candidates who don't know even know the answers to the issues they have raised. The Penfield Building Committee has been meeting with all due diligence since December 2013 and has reported back periodically to the Board of Selectmen , the Board of Finance and the RTM.

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Letter-Tetreau-Marmion-best-to-deal-with-town-6547602.php

Motor Supplier Follows High Power, Low Weight Demands of Mobile Equipment

... Register today for our premier industry showcases in Philadelphia and Texas! Tracey Schelmetic graduated from Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn. and began her long career as a technology and science writer and editor at Appleton & Lange, the ...

via http://www.designnews.com/author.asp?section_id=1386&doc_id=278795&f_src=designnews_sitedefault

Norwalk Chef Will Cook Up A Storm As He Fields Questions At Library Event

From managing a restaurant to choosing vendors, there's a lot more to a chef's schedule than creating fabulous dishes. Learn the full story Monday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. at What's Cooking in the Fairfield Library, 1080 Old Post Road.

via http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/events/norwalk-chef-will-cook-up-a-storm-as-he-fields-questions-at-library-event/591558/

Fairfield Man Charged With Fleeing Scene Of Crash Near Shore In Westport

A 27-year-old Fairfield man was charged with leaving the scene of a one-car accident on Beachside Avenue over the summer that caused property damage, Westport police said. John Watkins turned himself in to Westport police on Wednesday, Sept.

via http://westport.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/fairfield-man-charged-with-fleeing-scene-of-crash-near-shore-in-westport/593277/

Caron set to take over reins at Bethel

... principal Chris Troetti said. "Being a coach and a college athlete himself and his vast experience teaching at Fairfield Warde and running their student activities program set him ahead from the pack." "I hope so," Caron said. "The big thing for me ...

via http://m.newstimes.com/sports/article/Caron-set-to-take-over-reins-at-Bethel-6547391.php

Workers in Waukesha losing jobs as GE takes strong stance in Ex-Im Bank dispute

... companies. But he's smack in the middle of it now that GE has said it will close its Waukesha plant, where the Fairfield, Conn.-based company makes engines used in the oil and gas industry. The closure will eliminate 350 jobs over the next couple of ...

via http://www.jsonline.com/business/workers-in-waukesha-losing-jobs-as-ge-takes-strong-stance-in-ex-im-bank-dispute-b99588640z1-330496431.html

Friday, October 2, 2015

Connecticut Audubon to teach kids how to be animal keepers

A Junior Animal Keepers class designed to show sixth- and seventh-graders how to care for the menagerie at the Connecticut Audubon Center at Fairfield starts Tuesday. The program will take place weekly on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m. through Nov. 10 at the center, 2325 Burr St. The fee is $60 for Connecticut Audubon members, $80 for nonmembers.

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Connecticut-Audubon-to-teach-kids-how-to-be-6545973.php

John Gordon Steers, 41, of Fairfield

Raised in Fairfield, Steers was educated at Fairfield Country Day School, Fairfield College Preparatory School and received his bachelor's degree from the University of South Carolina. He enjoyed traveling, ultimately visiting 49 states, after which he began his career in the financial industry.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/john-gordon-steers-41-of-fairfield/593121/

Mark Kozelek At StageOne

... and raw emotional power. Can we separate the music from the man? Mark Kozelek plays 7:45 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, at Fairfield Theatre Company's StageOne space, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. 203-259-1036, fairfieldtheatre.org

via http://www.ctnow.com/music/hc-mark-kozelek-fairfield-theater-20151008-story.html

Trumbull Police Blotter Sept. 23-28

Fausto Vizcaino, 29, of Bridgeport was charged with third-degree robbery, sixth-degree larceny and two counts of interfering with an officer. Keith Placko, 30, of Fairfield was charged with DUI, failure to drive in proper lane and failure to maintain minimum insurance.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/trumbull/trumbull-police-blotter-sept-23-28-0?

New Fairfield fire chief sworn in

Former Norwalk Fire Chief Denis McCarthy officially took over the position from Richard Felner. The town of Fairfield has a new Fire Chief following a swearing-in ceremony at the fire headquarters on Reef Road last night.

via http://connecticut.news12.com/news/new-fairfield-fire-chief-sworn-in-1.10915256

Hundreds turn out for Pink Aid fundraiser at Mitchells

Nine-month breast cancer survivor and birthday girl Cindy Citrone of Fairfield danced for joy during the Celebration of Life Warrior fashion show during the annual Pink Aiod fundraiser at Mitchells of Westport. She walked the runway with friends and fellow survivors Kim Meier of Westport, center, and Heidi Taylor of Trumbull, left, holding her hands up to form a heart, both four-year survivors.

via http://m.westport-news.com/news/article/Hundreds-turn-out-for-Pink-Aid-fundraiser-at-6545096.php

Hundreds turn out for Pink Aid fundraiser at Mitchells

Nine-month breast cancer survivor and birthday girl Cindy Citrone of Fairfield danced for joy during the Celebration of Life Warrior fashion show during the annual Pink Aiod fundraiser at Mitchells of Westport. She walked the runway with friends and fellow survivors Kim Meier of Westport, center, and Heidi Taylor of Trumbull, left, holding her hands up to form a heart, both four-year survivors.

via http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/Hundreds-turn-out-for-Pink-Aid-fundraiser-at-6545096.php

McCarthy sworn in as new fire chief

... Dunn served as master of ceremonies when Fire Chief Denis McCarthy, far left, took his oath of office Thursday. Fairfield's new fire chief, Denis McCarthy talks with Norwalk Asst. Chief Larry Reilly , who was McCarthy's second-in-command when he was ...

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/McCarthy-sworn-in-as-new-fire-chief-6545027.php

Letter: Supports Gerber for new school board term

It's election time once again. I am writing today to urge all eligible voters in Fairfield to make a difference by voting on Nov. 3 and to consider casting a vote for Jessica Gerber for Board of Education .

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Letter-Supports-Gerber-for-new-school-board-term-6545140.php

Letter: Rejects Fairfield Taxpayers' plan as repugnant

I just received an email from the Fairfield Taxpayers, and took some time reading their "strategic plan" for the town of Fairfield. I found what I read to be repugnant.

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Letter-Rejects-Fairfield-Taxpayers-plan-as-6545143.php

Letter: RTM Republicans need Tymniak to lead effectively

Since taking over the majority on the Representative Town Meeting six years ago, Fairfield Republicans have leveraged their leadership position to effectively limit spending and initiate course corrections which arguably ought to have been enacted a decade earlier. The Republican-led RTM became the de facto final arbitrator of the town budget and was the driver behind a transition to a private sector model of defined contributions for town employees' post-retirement benefits.

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Letter-RTM-Republicans-need-Tymniak-to-lead-6545139.php

Denis McCarthy is sworn in as the town's new fire chief Thursday by First Selectman Mike Tetreau.

Denis McCarthy is sworn in as the town's new fire chief Thursday by First Selectman Mike Tetreau. Photo: Genevieve Reilly / Fairfield Citizen Fire Chief Denis McCarthy gets a hug from his wife, Barbara, as First Selectman Mike Tetreau looks on.

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/McCarthy-sworn-in-as-new-fire-chief-6545027.php

Fairfield firefighters free trapped dog

First, it was a kitten from a tree. This time, it was firefighters to the rescue of a small dog stuck under concrete.

via http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Firefighters-free-pup-trapped-under-debris-6545078.php

Former Norwalk Chief Takes Over Leadership Of Fairfield Fire Department

A longtime Fairfield resident was sworn in as fire chief during a ceremony in the bays of the Fairfield Fire Department headquarters Thursday afternoon. "I'm honored to have been selected to lead this department," Denis McCarthy told a crowd Thursday gathered in a space normally occupied by fire engines and apparatus.

via http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/former-norwalk-chief-takes-over-leadership-of-fairfield-fire-department/592955/

Journalist Offering Lecture On Presidential Race At Watermark In Fairfield

"During election season, we're exposed to political campaigns in the media every day," said Jennifer Rodriguez, community life director at The Watermark. "We are looking forward to hearing Paul's perspective on this topic, and hope that our residents and guests will join us for this unique and informative discussion."

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/events/journalist-offering-lecture-on-presidential-race-at-watermark-in-fairfield/590627/

Designer Showcase On The Green Shows Off Full Splendor In Fairfield

Over 15 top interior designers and landscape designers will showcase their skills at St. Paul's rectory, a historic home rich with history dating to 1834. Designer Showhouse on the Green follows in St. Paul's long tradition of using its site on the town green to stage events open to the entire community.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/events/designer-showcase-on-the-green-shows-off-full-splendor-in-fairfield/590641/

Fairfield and Westchester county mayors find similarities

Mayors from Fairfield and Westchester counties came together to talk urban development Thursday afternoon and found that their cities had more similarities than differences. The chief executives of Stamford, Bridgeport, Norwalk, New Haven, and White Plains and New Rochelle, N.Y., were the guest speakers at a panel discussion hosted by the Construction Institute of Fairfield County and the Society for Marketing Professional Services - New York, at the University of Connecticut - Stamford.

via http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Fairfield-and-Westchester-county-mayors-find-6544746.php

Letter: Tetreau Earns Resident's Trust, Vote

... management that has made it possible for Mike to keep tax increases lower than in the past. Mike understands that Fairfield residents want quality services, but also need minimal tax increases. He has delivered on both these needs. Based on Mike ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/letter-tetreau-earns-residents-trust-vote-0?

Celebrate Community at the Fairfield Public Library

Celebrate the vitality and diversity of our community at the Fairfield Public Library. The Library joins Fairfield Magazine in its celebration of a decade of great stories about local people, businesses, homes and happenings.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/celebrate-community-fairfield-public-library-0?

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Walkers, Runners In Fairfield 5K Help Norwalk's CancerCare

Hundreds of runners and walkers - and, yes, a few puppies - are scheduled to hit the streets in Fairfield to raise money to fight cancer on Sunday. CancerCare is set to host its ninth Annual Walk/Run for Hope starting at Jennings Beach.

via http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/walkers-runners-in-fairfield-5k-help-norwalks-cancercare/592853/

ND-Fairfield blanks Bunnell in girls soccer

It was picture day and for the first time this season, Notre Dame-Fairfield goalkeeper Sierra Chavez put on her uniform. Over the course of the Lancers' initial six games, Chavez has been sidelined with a herniated disc in her back and over the course of those initial six games, Notre Dame had only managed to win two of them.

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/article/ND-Fairfield-blanks-Bunnell-in-girls-soccer-6544155.php

Fairfield and Westchester county mayors find similarities

Mayors from Fairfield and Westchester counties came together to talk urban development Thursday afternoon and found that their cities had more similarities than differences. The chief executives of Stamford, Bridgeport, Norwalk, New Haven, and White Plains and New Rochelle, N.Y., were the guest speakers at a panel discussion hosted by the Construction Institute of Fairfield County and the Society for Marketing Professional Services - New York, at the University of Connecticut 's downtown Stamford campus.

via http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/article/Fairfield-and-Westchester-county-mayors-find-6544187.php

Frontier Communications Offers Hurricane Safety Tips To Fairfield

Frontier Communications' teams across Connecticut are preparing for the possibility of Hurricane Joaquin hitting the East Coast over the next few days, and they encourage residents to make preparations in the event that the Category 3 Hurricane has an impact on Connecticut. While Frontier is making its own preparations for the storm, the company is urging residents to be proactive.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/news/frontier-communications-offers-hurricane-safety-tips-to-fairfield/592953/

US regulators say GE can dismantle Hudson PCB cleanup plant

... facility if additional dredging is required. The agency also said it doesn't see any agreement in sight for the Fairfield, Connecticut-based company to do more. The Hudson River Natural Resource Trustees, a three-member group of government ...

via http://www.valleymorningstar.com/news/us_news/article_7f41a489-7709-513e-a3c5-cfa296c4aab6.html

US regulators won't block GE from dismantling Hudson PCB cleanup plant as dredging winds down

... facility if additional dredging is required. The agency also said it doesn't see any agreement in sight for the Fairfield, Connecticut-based company to do more. The Hudson River Natural Resource Trustees, a three-member group of government ...

via http://www.canadianbusiness.com/business-news/us-regulators-wont-block-ge-from-dismantling-hudson-pcb-cleanup-plant-as-dredging-winds-down/

US regulators say GE can dismantle Hudson PCB cleanup plant

Federal regulators say they have no problem with General Electric dismantling a PCB cleanup facility as six years of Hudson River dredging wraps up. The Environmental Protection Agency says the Fairfield, Connecticut company could use a new, temporary facility if additional dredging is required.

via http://m.ctpost.com/news/science/article/EPA-GE-can-dismantle-Hudson-PCB-facility-as-6543604.php

Here's the latest New York news from The Associated Press

Federal regulators say they have no problem with General Electric dismantling a PCB cleanup facility as six years of Hudson River dredging wraps up. The Environmental Protection Agency says the Fairfield, Connecticut company could use a new, temporary facility if additional dredging is required.

via http://www.wcax.com/story/30166010/heres-the-latest-new-york-news-from-the-associated-press

EPA: GE can dismantle Hudson PCB facility as dredging wraps

Federal regulators say they have no problem with General Electric dismantling a PCB cleanup facility as six years of Hudson River dredging wraps up. The Environmental Protection Agency says the Fairfield, Connecticut company could use a new, temporary facility if additional dredging is required.

via http://news10.com/2015/10/01/epa-ge-can-dismantle-hudson-pcb-facility-as-dredging-wraps/

Westport Takes Large State Funding Hit

... is the second highest in the state after Greenwich. Nearby municipalities got the following percent cuts: Fairfield (6.74%), Darien (5%), Norwalk (.53%), Trumbull (2.3%), Bridgeport (.23). "Westport is financially strong, and we are certainly ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/westport/westport-takes-large-state-funding-hit-0?

A Father's Journal: An accidental hipster socks it to fashionistas

... and I have seen me naked. I own no skinny jeans because I am not skinny. How about khaki pants or does that scream Fairfield, Connecticut? We ended up with a black button-down shirt and khaki pants. Even though the pants screamed something, they ...

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/A-Father-s-Journal-An-accidental-hipster-socks-6543042.php

Violent Crime Stats in Fairfield Revealed for 2014

... Dannel P. Malloy said in a prepared statement. According to the FBI data, there were 33 violent crimes reported in Fairfield in 2014 and 28 such crimes in 2013. For a breakdown, there were four rapes, nine robberies and 20 aggravated assaults in ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/violent-crime-stats-fairfield-revealed-2014-0?

A Father's Journal: An accidental hipster socks it to fashionistas

... and I have seen me naked. I own no skinny jeans because I am not skinny. How about khaki pants or does that scream Fairfield, Connecticut? We ended up with a black button-down shirt and khaki pants. Even though the pants screamed something, they ...

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/A-Father-s-Journal-An-accidental-hipster-socks-6543042.php

Wells Fargo to Acquire GE's Railcar Leasing Business

... finance unit, said in a statement. The sales add to a series of GE divestitures as CEO Jeffrey Immelt steers the Fairfield, Connecticut-based firm back to its industrial roots. He's expanding the manufacturing units making products such as jet ...

via http://www.ttnews.com/articles/basetemplate.aspx?storyid=39590

Wells Fargo Agrees to Acquire GE's Railcar Leasing Business

... of both deals were not disclosed. "The sales add to a series of GE divestitures as CEO Jeffrey Immelt steers the Fairfield, Connecticut-based firm back to its industrial roots," notes the publication. "The transactions dismantle what was General ...

via https://www.nacdonline.org/Resources/RSSDetail.cfm?RSSID=161962

Youth football: Wildcats teams put together winning week

The Fairfield Wildcats eighth grade team improved to 3-1 avenging last season's overtime playoff loss with a 21-7 win over New Canaan Red on Saturday. Early in the second quarter, Joey Gulbin connected with Sam Davenport for a touchdown pass to give Fairfield a 6-0 lead.

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Youth-football-Wildcats-teams-put-together-6542473.php

Fairfield Home Used As Retreat By Noel Coward Lists For $7.75M

An estate that frequently served as celebrated playwright, composer, director and actor Noel Coward's Connecticut retreat recently returned to the market. Located in the coveted hilltop enclave of Sasco Hill Road in Fairfield, the antique English Manor house is represented by Southport agent Victoria Fingelly and listed at $7.75 million, William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty announced.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/real-estate/fairfield-home-used-as-retreat-by-noel-coward-lists-for-775m/589699/

Eye on the hurricane: Town officials prep for Joaquin

"We will continue to monitor this significant storm over the next few days," First Selectman Michael Tetreau said. "It is anticipated that the storm could impact Fairfield late Sunday."

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Eye-on-the-hurricane-Town-officials-prep-for-6542279.php

A punishing storm surge during Superstorm Sandy in October 2012 devastated the town's shoreline.

A punishing storm surge during Superstorm Sandy in October 2012 devastated the town's shoreline. Photo: File Photo / File Photo Homes along Fairfield Beach Road and the surrounding shoreline neighborhood were heavily damaged during Superstorm Sandy in October 2012.

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Eye-on-the-hurricane-Town-officials-prep-for-6542279.php

Fairfield Letter: Support Bill Perugini's Re-Election To RTM

I write in support of Bill Perugini's re-election to the Fairfield RTM, District 9 , and encourage you and your family to support him as well. As a neighborhood association leader, I have spent countless hours with RTM Representative Bill addressing the concerns of residents in District 9 and have always been impressed by his attention to detail and conscientious follow-up.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/politics/fairfield-letter-support-bill-peruginis-re-election-to-rtm/592165/

Naptime Chef Kelsey Banfield, Serves up a Winner with the Family Calendar Cookbook

Rounding out Fairfield's Restaurant Week is cookbook author Kelsey Banfield, signing copies of her new cookbook, THE FAMILY CALENDAR COOKBOOK, on Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 12:00pm-3:00pm, at the downtown Fairfield University Bookstore, 1499 Post Road, Fairfield, CT 06824 255-7756. Holidays, School events, fun gatherings with the neighbors; this is the stuff of family life, and there's always a need for a perfect recipe, through all four seasons of the year.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/naptime-chef-kelsey-banfield-serves-winner-family-calendar-cookbook-0?

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Tractor-Trailer Slides Off I-95 In Fairfield; Firefighters Rescue Driver

Assistant Chief Sherwood and Lt. Barry of the Fairfield Fire Department work at the scene of the truck accident in Fairfield.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/tractor-trailer-slides-off-i-95-in-fairfield-firefighters-rescue-driver/592567/

Wells Fargo Agrees to Acquire GE's Railcar Leasing Business

... in a statement from the company. The sales add to a series of GE divestitures as CEO Jeffrey Immelt steers the Fairfield, Connecticut-based firm back to its industrial roots. He's expanding the manufacturing units making products such as jet engines ...

via http://washpost.bloomberg.com/Story?docId=1376-NVIIGBSYF01V01-2Q94KGK63AQOO7R8FI4QHIHVD3

College roundup

Manhattan 1, Fairfield 0: Matt Turner made two saves in goal in the loss for the Stags . Bridgeport 2, Mercy 0: Flo Gamby and Nicole Greenwald each scored one goal in the second half of the win for the Purple Knights .

via http://m.ctpost.com/sports/article/College-roundup-6541847.php

GE inks separate deals to sell tank car fleet assets, railcar leasing

... to shippers and railroads across North America. Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. provided financial advice to GE. FAIRFIELD, Conn.-(BUSINESS WIRE)-GE (NYSE:GE) announced today that it has reached separate agreements to sell its tank car fleet assets ...

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Fairfield Warns Residents To Prepare For Hurricane Joaquin

First Selectman Mike Tetreau, on behalf of the Fairfield Emergency Management Team, issued the following statement on preparation for Hurricane Joaquin. "We met this afternoon and are monitoring Hurricane Joaquin as it moves up the East Coast.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/news/fairfield-warns-residents-to-prepare-for-hurricane-joaquin/592768/

Wells Fargo Agrees to Buy General Electric Railcar Leasing Unit

... in a statement from the company. The sales add to a series of GE divestitures as CEO Jeffrey Immelt steers the Fairfield, Connecticut-based firm back to its industrial roots. He's expanding the manufacturing units making products such as jet engines ...

via http://washpost.bloomberg.com/Story?docId=1376-NVIIGBSYF01V01-4P99UR3V17S19GH7RPPHKOVI8F

Fairfield Firefighters Rescue Dog Trapped Underneath Concrete Slabs

Responding to a request for assistance from the Fairfield Animal Control Officer, Fairfield firefighters rescued a dog trapped beneath concrete slabs on Wednesday. Earlier in the day, firefighters responded to a jackknifed tractor trailer that went down the embankment off I-95 at about 6:30 a.m. and extricated the driver from the 18-wheeler.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/fairfield-firefighters-rescue-dog-trapped-underneath-concrete-slabs-0?

Ex-Im Bank Revival Pushed by Republican as Party Remains Divided

... agency after Congress halted the Ex-Im Bank's ability to offer new financing, the company said. GE, based in Fairfield, Connecticut-based, also said Sept. 15 it would move as many as 500 U.S. positions in its power generation business to Europe and ...

via http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2015-09-30/ex-im-bank-revival-pushed-by-republican-as-party-remains-divided

Letter: Lower the Taxes in Fairfield

Five years ago, as a resident of Fairfield, I got married and had to make the decision to live in Westport, Fairfield or Greenwich. My wife and I set a target price for a home and like any fiscally responsible couple looked at our monthly budget.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/letter-lower-taxes-fairfield-0?

Helen Galog, 104, Of Fairfield, Former Nursery School Teacher

She was a nursery school teacher for 28 years at the First Church Congregational, Fairfield, and the Southport Congregational Church. Her joys in life were working with children and travel.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/helen-galog-104-of-fairfield-former-nursery-school-teacher/592580/

CancerCare's Walk/Run for Hope set for Oct. 4 in Fairfield

CancerCare is set to host its 9th Annual Walk/Run for Hope at Jennings Beach, 880 South Benson Road in Fairfield, Conn. on Sunday, October 4, 2015.

via http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/article/CancerCare-s-Walk-Run-for-Hope-set-for-Oct-4-6540534.php

GFA roundup: Darien athletes make impact

... lead but Masters fought back and took the lead 24-23. GFA responded winning the rally and senior Nina Rodgers (Fairfield) hit two aggressive serves giving the Dragons a 26-24 win in the first set. In sets two and three GFA came out with a purpose ...

via http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/GFA-roundup-Darien-athletes-make-impact-6540276.php

The Great Guitars performs Friday, Oct. 2, at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts in Fairfield.

An evening of "virtuosity, emotion, humor and musical fireworks" is promised when the Great Guitars performs at Fairfield University 's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts on Friday, Oct. 2. Considered among the leading acoustic guitarists of their generation, the Great Guitars features Martin Taylor , Frank Vignola , Vinny Raniolo and Peppino D'Agostino . The group combines "Taylor's award-winning virtuosic finger style, Vignola's jaw-dropping technique, Raniolo's energetic playing and D'Agostino's classical-inspired artistry," Quick staff says.

via http://www.greenwichtime.com/entertainment/article/Quartet-of-leading-acoustic-guitarists-at-6540463.php

Two flu-vaccination clinics set by Fairfield health officials

The clinics for town residents 5 years old and over will take place Oct. 6, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the gymnasium of the town's Bigelow Center for Senior Activities , 100 Mona Terrace. The flu vaccine will be available as an injection or, for healthy people 5 to 49 years old, as a nasal spray.

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Two-flu-vaccination-clinics-set-by-Fairfield-6540447.php

Financial Literacy Workshop to be Offered in Fairfield

UNDERSTAND THE VALUE OF A DOLLAR! GO TO THE FINANCIAL LITERACY WORKSHOPS! 2 DIFFERENT DATES AND 2 DIFFERENT LOCATIONS! OCT 7TH AND 14TH!

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/financial-literacy-workshop-be-offered-fairfield-0?

Photos: Fairfield Chamber of Commerce

On October 1, the "Pink Awareness" police car will be on display at the Pink Pledge Kick Off Event at the Sherman green gazebo on Post Road in Fairfield. Patients and survivors will be asked to sign the car as Signatures of Strength! The bright pink cruiser will begin the evening at the event's Stroll for Strength for patients, survivors and their friends which begins at 5:15pm at the Breast Center's offices at 111 Beach Road in Fairfield and ends at the Sherman Green Gazebo.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/photos-fairfield-chamber-commerce-1?

Quartet of leading acoustic guitarists at Fairfield University

An evening of "virtuosity, emotion, humor and musical fireworks" is promised when the Great Guitars performs at Fairfield University 's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts on Friday, Oct. 2. Considered among the leading acoustic guitarists of their generation, the Great Guitars features Martin Taylor , Frank Vignola , Vinny Raniolo and Peppino D'Agostino . The group combines "Taylor's award-winning virtuosic finger style, Vignola's jaw-dropping technique, Raniolo's energetic playing and D'Agostino's classical-inspired artistry," Quick staff says.

via http://m.ctpost.com/entertainment/article/Quartet-of-leading-acoustic-guitarists-at-6540463.php

The Stand Juice Company Opens Westport Location

The comapny first became known for juice cleanses organized by Connecticut natives Carissa and Mike Hvizdo. It has locations in South Norwalk and Fairfield and has steadily increased its menu options to a variety of juices, gluent free foods and other health foods.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/westport/stand-juice-company-opens-westport-location-0?

GFA roundup: Darien athletes make impact

... lead but Masters fought back and took the lead 24-23. GFA responded winning the rally and senior Nina Rodgers (Fairfield) hit two aggressive serves giving the Dragons a 26-24 win in the first set. In sets two and three GFA came out with a purpose ...

via http://m.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/GFA-roundup-Darien-athletes-make-impact-6540276.php

Foundation Source Launches Web Portal for Private Foundation Clients; ...

... and accounting firms, as well as directly with individuals and families. Foundation Source is headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut, with offices in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, Seattle, South Florida, Washington, ...

via http://dvdcreation.digitalmedianet.com/articles/viewarticle.jsp?id=4093336

Fairfield Firefighters Extricate Driver From Jackknifed Tractor Trailer

Fairfield firefighters extricated a driver from an 18-wheeler that went down the embankment off I-95 North and jackknifed on Meadow Street early Wednesday morning. Firefighters used a Stokes basket to transfer the driver to the ambulance and he was taken to St. Vincent's Hospital.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/fairfield-firefighters-extricate-driver-jackknifed-tractor-trailer-0?

Foundation Source Launches Web Portal for Private Foundation Clients; ...

/ EIN News / -- FAIRFIELD, Conn., Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Foundation Source, the nation's largest provider of comprehensive services for private foundations, today released an amenity exclusively for its clients: The Foundation Source ...

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Foundation Source Launches Web Portal for Private Foundation Clients; ...

... and accounting firms, as well as directly with individuals and families. Foundation Source is headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut, with offices in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, Seattle, South Florida, Washington, ...

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Latest Job Openings In and Around Fairfield

AT&T - Norwalk, CT Meet and exceed customer experience and sales objectives for store. Assist the Store Manager in the daily operation of a retail store. Under the direction of the Store Manager,...

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Letter: Fairfield Deserves Better

FAIRFIELD DESERVES BETTER than having two candidates who don't know even know the answers to the issues they have raised. The Penfield Building Committee has been meeting with all due diligence since December 2013 and have reported back periodically to the Board of Selectmen, the Board of Finance and the RTM.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Fairfield to honor Wolff, Elmore, MacMullan

Fairfield to honor Wolff, Elmore, MacMullan Fairfield University to honor media members Bob Wolff, Len Elmore, Jackie MacMullan Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1KJTXGJ FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Bob Wolff, Len Elmore and Jackie MacMullan, who have been covering college sports for a combined 135 years, will be presented with the third annual "Stags Lifetime Achievement Award: Leader of the Herd" from Fairfield University.

via http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaab/2015/09/29/fairfield-to-honor-wolff-elmore-macmullan/73063290/?utm_source=feedblitz&utm_medium=FeedBlitzRss&utm_campaign=usatodaycomcollegemensbasketball-topstories

Fairfield Junior Midgets Come Back to Beat Seymour

JR MIDGETS FAIRFIELD 18 SEYMOUR 14 The Fairfield Giant Junior Midgets notched their third win of the season and their second in a row in come from behind fashion once again. The Giants faced a scrappy Seymour team that got on the board first with a long 70 TD run.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/fairfield-giants-youth-football-nfl-flag-cheer-0?

North Branford Residents Encouraged to Donate Blood During Liver Awareness Month

... well on the day of your donation, please contact us to reschedule. 10/2/2015: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Sportsplex at Fairfield, 85 Mill Plain Road, Building J 10/1/2015: 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Fairfield County Blood Donation ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/northbranford/north-branford-residents-encouraged-donate-blood-during-liver-awareness-month?

Greenwich Residents Encouraged to Donate Blood During Liver Awareness Month

... well on the day of your donation, please contact us to reschedule. 10/2/2015: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Sportsplex at Fairfield, 85 Mill Plain Road, Building J 10/1/2015: 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Fairfield County Blood Donation ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-residents-encouraged-donate-blood-during-liver-awareness-month-0?

Jeff Immelt: GE is on track to become a 'top 10 software...

... as he visits the General Electric plant in Belfort, eastern France. General Electric's corporate headquarters in Fairfield once again leads the list of the town's top 10 taxpayers for 2014. An aerial view of General Electric Co.'s corporate ...

via http://m.ctpost.com/technology/businessinsider/article/Jeff-Immelt-GE-is-on-track-to-become-a-top-10-6538424.php

Jeff Immelt: GE is on track to become a 'top 10 software company'

... as he visits the General Electric plant in Belfort, eastern France. General Electric's corporate headquarters in Fairfield once again leads the list of the town's top 10 taxpayers for 2014. An aerial view of General Electric Co.'s corporate ...

via http://m.greenwichcitizen.com/technology/businessinsider/article/Jeff-Immelt-GE-is-on-track-to-become-a-top-10-6538424.php

Stamford Residents Encouraged to Donate Blood During Liver Awareness Month

... well on the day of your donation, please contact us to reschedule. 10/2/2015: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Sportsplex at Fairfield, 85 Mill Plain Road, Building J 10/1/2015: 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Fairfield County Blood Donation ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/stamford/stamford-residents-encouraged-donate-blood-during-liver-awareness-month-0?

Woodbury Residents Residents Encouraged to Donate Blood During Liver Awareness Month

... well on the day of your donation, please contact us to reschedule. 10/2/2015: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Sportsplex at Fairfield, 85 Mill Plain Road, Building J 10/1/2015: 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Fairfield County Blood Donation ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/woodbury-middlebury/woodbury-residents-residents-encouraged-donate-blood-during-liver-awareness-month?

GE moving jobs to Canada, blames US Congress

... but we cannot walk away from our customers," GE vice chairman John Rice said in a statement. Rice said the Fairfield, Connecticut-based company continues to urge Congress to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank for all American companies. ...

via http://www.chinapost.com.tw/business/company-focus/2015/09/30/447112/GE-moving.htm

Fairfield Warde High School's Giacomo Brancato is the winner of the 2015 Chelsea Cohen Courage Award.

Fairfield Warde High School's Giacomo Brancato is the winner of the 2015 Chelsea Cohen Courage Award. Photo: Scott Mullin / Scott Mullin The Fairfield County Sports Commission announced today that Giacomo Brancato from Fairfield is the 2015 Chelsea Cohen Courage Award winner.

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/article/Sports-commission-names-Warde-s-Giacomo-6537769.php

Berlin Residents Encouraged to Donate Blood During Liver Awareness Month

... well on the day of your donation, please contact us to reschedule. 10/2/2015: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Sportsplex at Fairfield, 85 Mill Plain Road, Building J 10/1/2015: 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Fairfield County Blood Donation ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/berlin/berlin-residents-encouraged-donate-blood-during-liver-awareness-month-0?

Rocky Hill Residents Encouraged to Donate Blood During Liver Awareness Month

... well on the day of your donation, please contact us to reschedule. 10/2/2015: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Sportsplex at Fairfield, 85 Mill Plain Road, Building J 10/1/2015: 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Fairfield County Blood Donation ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/rockyhill/rocky-hill-residents-encouraged-donate-blood-during-liver-awareness-month?

Fairfield Coffee Fans Take Break From Daily Grind, Enjoy Free Drinks

"The first thing I do when I wake up is I run my coffee machine," Boyd told the Daily Voice on Tuesday as she ordered her coffee at Dunkin' Donuts by the traffic circle in Fairfield. Boyd was one of the many Dunkin' customers who turned up to claim their free dark roast coffee in honor of National Coffee Day.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/fairfield-coffee-fans-take-break-from-daily-grind-enjoy-free-drinks/592323/

Pink crusaders: Cops deploy new cruiser in support of breast cancer campaign

... hue as part of the Pink Pledge initiative, supporting the Norma Pfriem Breast Center and breast cancer awareness. FAIRFIELD - Town officials want residents to "think pink" and take the Pink Pledge during October in support of the Norma Pfriem Breast ...

via http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Pink-crusaders-Cops-deploy-new-cruiser-in-6537924.php

Sports commission names Warde's Giacomo Brancato the Chelsea Cohean Courage Award winner

The Fairfield County Sports Commission announced today that Giacomo Brancato from Fairfield is the 2015 Chelsea Cohen Courage Award winner. The Warde High two-sport standout was diagnosed at the end of last year with non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma - a cancer of the lymph tissue in the autoimmune system.

via http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/sports/article/Sports-commission-names-Warde-s-Giacomo-6537769.php

Car Fire Blocks Two Lanes Of I-95 In Fairfield

A car fire on southbound I-95 in Fairfield is blocking two lanes of traffic at about noon on Tuesday, according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/news/car-fire-blocks-two-lanes-of-i-95-in-fairfield/592295/

Fairfield Woods Library Offering DIY Craft Classes For Adults

Do it yourself craft classes are set to begin Saturday, Oct. 3 at 10 a. m. at Fairfield Woods Branch Library , 1147 Fairfield Woods Road in Fairfield.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/events/fairfield-woods-library-offering-diy-craft-classes-for-adults/589848/

Bethel schools have a new athletics director

Class LL baseball action between Greenwich and Fairfield Warde in Fairfield, Conn., on Wednesday June 3, 2015. Fairfield Warde Head Coach Mark Caron.

via http://m.norwalkcitizenonline.com/news/article/Bethel-schools-have-a-new-athletic-director-6537238.php

Bethel schools have a new athletics director

Class LL baseball action between Greenwich and Fairfield Warde in Fairfield, Conn., on Wednesday June 3, 2015. Fairfield Warde Head Coach Mark Caron.

via http://m.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/Bethel-schools-have-a-new-athletic-director-6537238.php

New Canaan Residents Encouraged to Donate Blood During Liver Awareness Month

... well on the day of your donation, please contact us to reschedule. 10/2/2015: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Sportsplex at Fairfield, 85 Mill Plain Road, Building J 10/1/2015: 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Fairfield County Blood Donation ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/newcanaan/new-canaan-residents-encouraged-donate-blood-during-liver-awareness-month?

Shelton Residents Encouraged to Donate Blood During Liver Awareness Month

... well on the day of your donation, please contact us to reschedule. 10/2/2015: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Sportsplex at Fairfield, 85 Mill Plain Road, Building J 10/1/2015: 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Fairfield County Blood Donation ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/shelton/shelton-residents-encouraged-donate-blood-during-liver-awareness-month-0?

Cheshire Residents Encouraged to Donate Blood During Liver Awareness Month

... well on the day of your donation, please contact us to reschedule. 10/2/2015: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Sportsplex at Fairfield, 85 Mill Plain Road, Building J 10/1/2015: 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Fairfield County Blood Donation ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/cheshire/cheshire-residents-encouraged-donate-blood-during-liver-awareness-month-0?

Southbury Residents Encouraged to Donate Blood During Liver Awareness Month

... well on the day of your donation, please contact us to reschedule. 10/2/2015: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Sportsplex at Fairfield, 85 Mill Plain Road, Building J 10/1/2015: 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Fairfield County Blood Donation ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/southbury/southbury-residents-encouraged-donate-blood-during-liver-awareness-month-0?

Milford Residents Encouraged to Donate Blood During Liver Awareness Month

... well on the day of your donation, please contact us to reschedule. 10/2/2015: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Sportsplex at Fairfield, 85 Mill Plain Road, Building J 10/1/2015: 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Fairfield County Blood Donation ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/milford/milford-residents-encouraged-donate-blood-during-liver-awareness-month-0?

Trumbull Residents Encouraged to Donate Blood During Liver Awareness Month

... well on the day of your donation, please contact us to reschedule. 10/2/2015: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Sportsplex at Fairfield, 85 Mill Plain Road, Building J 10/1/2015: 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Fairfield County Blood Donation ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/trumbull/trumbull-residents-encouraged-donate-blood-during-liver-awareness-month-0?

Branford Residents Encouraged to Donate Blood During Liver Awareness Month

... well on the day of your donation, please contact us to reschedule. 10/2/2015: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Sportsplex at Fairfield, 85 Mill Plain Road, Building J 10/1/2015: 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Fairfield County Blood Donation ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/branford/branford-residents-encouraged-donate-blood-during-liver-awareness-month-0?

Brookfield Residents Encouraged to Donate Blood During Liver Awareness Month

... well on the day of your donation, please contact us to reschedule. 10/2/2015: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Sportsplex at Fairfield, 85 Mill Plain Road, Building J 10/1/2015: 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Fairfield County Blood Donation ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/brookfield/brookfield-residents-encouraged-donate-blood-during-liver-awareness-month-0?

Danbury Residents Encouraged to Donate Blood During Liver Awareness Month

... well on the day of your donation, please contact us to reschedule. 10/2/2015: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Sportsplex at Fairfield, 85 Mill Plain Road, Building J 10/1/2015: 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Fairfield County Blood Donation ...

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Bethel schools have a new athletic director

Class LL baseball action between Greenwich and Fairfield Warde in Fairfield, Conn., on Wednesday June 3, 2015. Fairfield Warde Head Coach Mark Caron.

via http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Bethel-schools-have-a-new-athletic-director-6537238.php

Westport Residents Encouraged to Donate Blood During Liver Awareness Month

... well on the day of your donation, please contact us to reschedule. 10/2/2015: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Sportsplex at Fairfield, 85 Mill Plain Road, Building J 10/1/2015: 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Fairfield County Blood Donation ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/westport/westport-residents-encouraged-donate-blood-during-liver-awareness-month-0?

Norwalk Residents Encouraged to Donate Blood During Liver Awareness Month

... well on the day of your donation, please contact us to reschedule. 10/2/2015: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Sportsplex at Fairfield, 85 Mill Plain Road, Building J 10/1/2015: 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Fairfield County Blood Donation ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/norwalk/norwalk-residents-encouraged-donate-blood-during-liver-awareness-month-0?

Bethwood Residents Encouraged to Donate Blood During Liver Awareness Month

... well on the day of your donation, please contact us to reschedule. 10/2/2015: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Sportsplex at Fairfield, 85 Mill Plain Road, Building J 10/1/2015: 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Fairfield County Blood Donation ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/bethwood/bethwood-residents-encouraged-donate-blood-during-liver-awareness-month-0?

Monroe Residents Encouraged to Donate Blood During Liver Awareness Month

... well on the day of your donation, please contact us to reschedule. 10/2/2015: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Sportsplex at Fairfield, 85 Mill Plain Road, Building J 10/1/2015: 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Fairfield County Blood Donation ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/monroe/monroe-residents-encouraged-donate-blood-during-liver-awareness-month-0?

Bethel Residents Encouraged to Donate Blood During Liver Awareness Month

... well on the day of your donation, please contact us to reschedule. 10/2/2015: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Sportsplex at Fairfield, 85 Mill Plain Road, Building J 10/1/2015: 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Fairfield County Blood Donation ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/bethel/bethel-residents-encouraged-donate-blood-during-liver-awareness-month-0?

Fairfield Police Cruiser Gets A Pink Makeover For Breast Cancer Awareness

Fairfield Police unveiled a pink cruiser Monday in honor of The Pink Pledge, a month-long, community wide campaign, that will raise funds for Norma Pfriem Breast Center's programs. The fire department installed a pink decal on their fire truck.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/fairfield-police-cruiser-gets-a-pink-makeover-for-breast-cancer-awareness/592004/

Positive Directions Receives Contract For Substance Abuse Work In Fairfield

Positive Directions, The Center For Prevention and Counseling, has named Basil Hero, a longtime Westport and Weston resident, as its new executive director. The nonprofit prevention and counseling center, serving Fairfield County since 1971, also announced a new five-year contract with the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services to address substance abuse in the town of Fairfield.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/business/positive-directions-receives-contract-for-substance-abuse-work-in-fairfield/589378/

mayor powers up effort to save lost GE jobs

... move that work to Canada. About 350 jobs will be lost at the Waukesha plant, where GE Power & Water, a division of Fairfield, Conn.-based GE, builds engines used in the petroleum industry. The company says it will move the production to a new $265 ...

via http://www.waukeshanow.com/communitywatch/329861311.html

Monday, September 28, 2015

Fairfield basketball to honor Elmore, MacMullan, Bob Wolff

Bob Heussler, the voice of the Stags, will be the master of ceremonies for the Fairfield Tip-off event on Nov. 10. FAIRFIELD - Fairfield University basketball will present three award-winning sports commentators - ESPN standouts Len Elmore and Jackie MacMullan , and the legendary Bob Wolff - with the third annual Stags Lifetime Achievement Award: Leader of the Herd for long and meritorious service. The event takes place on Nov. 10, at the Manhattan Club in New York City.

via http://m.ctpost.com/sports/article/Fairfield-basketball-to-honor-Elmore-MacMullan-6536146.php

Fairfield basketball to honor Elmore, MacMullan, Bob Wolff

Fairfield University basketball will present three award-winning sports commentators - ESPN standouts Len Elmore and Jackie MacMullan , and the legendary Bob Wolff - with the third annual Stags Lifetime Achievement Award: Leader of the Herd for long and meritorious service. The event takes place on Nov. 10, at the Manhattan Club in New York City.

via http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Fairfield-basketball-to-honor-Elmore-MacMullan-6536146.php

Fairfield Police: Tires, Rims Stolen Off Cars At Commerce Road Dealerships

More than $10,000 worth of tires and rims went missing Friday night into Saturday morning during two incidents at Fairfield car dealerships, police said. An employee at Devan Infiniti, 26 Commerce Drive, reported that two cars had been parked in the overflow lot across from the dealership's main building, police said.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/fairfield-police-tires-rims-stolen-off-cars-at-commerce-road-dealerships/591995/

GE to move jobs to Canada, blames Repulican-controlled U.S. Congress for halting Ex-Im Bank

... but we cannot walk away from our customers," GE Vice Chairman John Rice said in a statement. Rice said the Fairfield, Connecticut-based company continues to urge Congress to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank for all American companies. ...

via http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/09/29/business/corporate-business/ge-move-jobs-canada-blames-repulican-controlled-u-s-congress-halting-ex-im-bank/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+japantimes+%28The+Japan+Times%3A+All+Stories%29

Head Custodian at Fairfield Elementary School Arrested on Drug Charges

Fairfield Police arrested the head custodian at Mill Hill Elementary School on drug charges Monday at the school, according to the Fairfield Citizen. The Citizen reports Anthony Piccolo, 48, of Fairfield, was immediately suspended from employment at the school indefinitely and will not be allowed to access any of the school district's properties.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/head-custodian-fairfield-elementary-school-arrested-drug-charges-0?

GE cutting 350 jobs in Wisconsin, moving work to Canada citing US Congress Ex-Im Bank impasse

... but we cannot walk away from our customers," GE vice chairman John Rice said in a statement. Rice said the Fairfield, Connecticut-based company continues to urge Congress to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank for all American companies. ...

via http://www.canadianbusiness.com/business-news/ge-cutting-350-jobs-in-wisconsin-moving-work-to-canada-citing-us-congress-ex-im-bank-impasse/

Pink crusaders: Cops deploy new cruiser in support of breast cancer campaign

... more than 9,000 women and their families in just the last year. "Every donation can save a life," Twist said. "Fairfield was here at the start, and we're here today," First Selectman Michael Tetreau said. "Our entire town is taking the pledge. ...

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Pink-crusaders-Cops-deploy-new-cruiser-in-6535231.php

Mill Hill janitor charged with having illegal drugs at school

Anthony Piccolo , 48, of Fairfield, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, illegal possession near a school, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. During the investigation, officers seized a small amount of marijuana, two small containers which contained a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia from a car in the school's parking lot, according to the report.

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Mill-Hill-janitor-charged-with-having-illegal-6535560.php

Pink crusaders: Cops deploy new cruiser in support of breast cancer campaign

One of the Police Department's vehicles has been adorned in pink as part of the town's Pink Pledge initiative, marking Breast Cancer Awareness month and the Norma Pfriem Breast Center's 15th anniversary. Photo: Genevieve Reilly / Fairfield Citizen Police Chief Gary MacNamara shows off the department vehicle that has been decked out in pink for this month's Pink Pledge initiative.

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Pink-crusaders-Cops-deploy-new-cruiser-in-6535231.php

GE moving jobs to Canada, blames US Congress on Ex-Im Bank

... but we cannot walk away from our customers," GE vice chairman John Rice said in a statement. Rice said the Fairfield, Connecticut-based company continues to urge Congress to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank for all American companies. ...

via http://www.wsbtv.com/ap/ap/business/ge-moving-jobs-to-canada-blames-us-congress-on-ex-/nnqHB/

American Access Care Settles Federal False Billing Case for $3.5 Million

... Access Care Holdings, LLC operated a number of vascular access centers in the United States, including one in Fairfield. Among other services, vascular access centers address complications with dialysis access for patients with kidney disease. The ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/american-access-care-settles-federal-false-billing-case-35-million-0?

Fairfield Library Program Focuses On Aging In Place

The Fairfield Public Library will host a discussion on how to help senior citizens remain in their homes at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Rotary Room of the main library. Since 2000, the major national agencies on aging have encouraged seniors to consider remaining in their homes rather than incur the emotional and financial cost of moving.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/events/fairfield-library-program-focuses-on-aging-in-place/589503/

Fairfield company designing milk beverage packaging

HMSDesign, a Fairfield-based branding and packaging firm specializing in the development and management of brand imagery, on Monday announced that HP Hood, New England's leading dairy processor, has selected the firm to develop a brand identity and package design for Hood's new premium milk beverage, MilkWise. MilkWise is designed for milk lovers who aren't getting what they desire from their current beverage choice, offering less sugar, fewer calories and more calcium than traditional milk.

via http://www.ctpost.com/business/article/Fairfield-company-designing-milk-beverage-6535201.php

Fairfield company designing milk beverage packaging

HMSDesign, a Fairfield-based branding and packaging firm specializing in the development and management of brand imagery, on Monday announced that HP Hood, New England's leading dairy processor, has selected the firm to develop a brand identity and package design for Hood's new premium milk beverage, MilkWise. MilkWise is designed for milk lovers who aren't getting what they desire from their current beverage choice, offering less sugar, fewer calories and more calcium than traditional milk.

via http://m.newstimes.com/business/article/Fairfield-company-designing-milk-beverage-6535201.php

Hundreds - steep' up in support of Bigelow Tea's Community Challenge

... & Girls Club. Photo: Mike Lauterborn / For Hearst Connecticut Media Carolina Liptak and daughter, Sofia, 7, of Fairfield, pause for a moment before the Kids Fun Run at the 28th annual Bigelow Tea Community Challenge on Sunday. Photo: Mike Lauterborn ...

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Hundreds-steep-up-in-support-of-Bigelow-6534439.php

Hundreds - steep' up in support of Bigelow Tea's Community Challenge

... Bigelow Tea Community Challenge at the Wakeman Boys & Girls Club. Carolina Liptak and daughter, Sofia, 7, of Fairfield, pause for a moment before the Kids Fun Run at the 28th annual Bigelow Tea Community Challenge on Sunday. Thao and Shawn Nguyen ...

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Hundreds-steep-up-in-support-of-Bigelow-6534439.php

Greenwich Wine + Food Festival Is A Foodie's Dreamfest

... for the Fifth Annual Greenwich WINE + FOOD Festival on Saturday, Sept. 26, where a smorgasbord of Westchester and Fairfield County vendors showcased their wares. Among them were: Beekeeper Tim Cerniglia Jr. of Greenwich-based BeKind Farms; ...

via http://darien.dailyvoice.com/events/greenwich-wine-food-festival-is-a-foodies-dreamfest/591693/

Fairfield Firefighters Changing Batteries Of Smoke Detector For Seniors

Every year, the Fairfield Fire Department changes the batteries in senior citizens' smoke detectors for free. The simple act of changing a battery cuts the risk of dying in a home fire nearly in half, firefighters said.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/fairfield-firefighters-changing-batteries-of-smoke-detector-for-seniors/590412/

New Boutique In Fairfield Offers Shoppers Chance To Change A Life

Fairfield resident Alexandra Wallace-Currie lives by that motto. She also is the owner of a little square, which reopened in the Greenfield Hill section of Fairfield.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/business/new-boutique-in-fairfield-offers-shoppers-chance-to-change-a-life/591401/

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Jeffrey Mozealous and Maura McDonald to marry

... in elementary education at Sacred Heart University. She is a third grade teacher at Jennings Elementary School in Fairfield.

via http://www.milfordmirror.com/50034/jeffrey-mozealous-and-maura-mcdonald-to-marry/

Latest Fairfield property transfers: Former postal site $15M transaction

The commercial property at 1262 Post Road, the former downtown Post Office and home home to a Plan B Burger restaurant, recently changed hands for $15 million. Photo: Contributed / Contributed Photo

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Latest-Fairfield-property-transfers-Former-6532926.php

Funk Pop Band ALO Plays CT's Newest Music Venue

... newest music-performance venue. The Warehouse, which opened in mid-September, is the latest addition to the Fairfield Theater Company empire, which already oversees its original 225-seat Stage One space at 70 Sanford St., Fairfield; the 450-seat ...

via http://www.ctnow.com/music/hc-alo-warehouse-fairfield-20151001-story.html

Letter: Backs Gerber for new term on school board

Over the past four years, I have served as budget/Board of Education representative for both Osborn Hill School and Fairfield Woods Middle School , and I have consistently observed Jessica in her many roles on the Board of Education. As part of this nine-member board, Jessica has served four years as secretary of the board, and is as an excellent communicator both on the Board of Education as well as to the broader Fairfield community.

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Letter-Backs-Gerber-for-new-term-on-school-board-6532917.php

Latest Fairfield property transfers: Former postal site $15M transaction

The commercial property at 1262 Post Road, the former downtown Post Office and home home to a Plan B Burger restaurant, recently changed hands for $15 million.

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Latest-Fairfield-property-transfers-Former-6532926.php

In the Suburbs: Is Bridgeport political arena ready for act of redemption?

... anyone. But putting him back as the elected leader of the city would be a monumental mistake." We were living in Fairfield in the early 1990s when the news of Joe Ganim's problems with accepting gifts and other corrupt activities sent him away for a ...

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/In-the-Suburbs-Is-Bridgeport-political-arena-6532914.php

Stratford, Bridgeport teachers in running for state honor

... of our staff," said Dowling who has known Connor since he was a seventh-grader and she was his teacher at Fairfield Woods Middle School in Fairfield. She remembers him then as a free-thinker, passionate about music. Flash forward two decades, ...

via http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Stratford-Bridgeport-teachers-in-running-for-6530432.php

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Akam wins three-set thriller to lift Western women's tennis team to victory

Western Connecticut State University women's tennis player Alisa Akam of New Fairfield won a three-set battle at No. 5 singles to clinch 5-4 victory over Southern Maine.

via http://www.greenwichtime.com/sports/article/WCSU-ROUNDUP-Akam-wins-three-set-thriller-to-6532521.php

Stratford football improves to 3-0

Stratford's Quintin Rollins is ready to pounce on a Notre Dame of Fairfield fumble in Saturday's game. Stratford rallied for a 21-19 win to improve to 3-0, its best start since 2007.

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/article/Stratford-football-improves-to-3-0-6532240.php

Stratford rallies to beat ND-Fairfield

Stratford's Quintin Rollins is ready to pounce on a Notre Dame of Fairfield fumble in Saturday's game. Stratford rallied for a 21-19 win to improve to 3-0, its best start since 2007.

via http://m.ctpost.com/sports/article/Stratford-football-improves-to-3-0-6532240.php

Akam wins three-set thriller to lift Western...

Western Connecticut State University women's tennis player Alisa Akam of New Fairfield won a three-set battle at No. 5 singles to clinch 5-4 victory over Southern Maine.

via http://m.newstimes.com/sports/article/WCSU-ROUNDUP-Akam-wins-three-set-thriller-to-6532521.php

Stratford football improves to 3-0

The Red Devils are off to a 3-0 start for the first time since that season, following their 21-19 come-from-behind win at Notre Dame-Fairfield Saturday afternoon. "We want to go 1-0 each week," said Red Devils coach TJ Cavaliere, who was back following a two-game suspension.

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/article/Stratford-football-improves-to-3-0-6532240.php

Ruling: Death in Ash Creek was homicide

... force trauma of the head and neck. Bentley, 42, found in the water of Ash Creek behind the Chubby's, which is on Fairfield Avenue, on the Bridgeport/Fairfield line. On Aug.1, at 1:15 a.m., a call was made to the Bridgeport Police Department ...

via http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/article/Ruling-Body-found-in-Ash-Creek-was-a-homicide-6529690.php

Friday, September 25, 2015

Letter: Resident Supports Marmion for Selectman

... approach, is a refreshing and welcome relief from the political gamesmanship that so often mars campaign season. Fairfield needs leaders like Sheila Marmion; please join me in supporting her for Selectman! Have your voice heard this election season! ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/letter-resident-supports-marmion-selectman-0?

Fairfield Republican Legislators Renew Calls for Special Session Over GE Situation

The delegation is calling for changes to the state budget to help keep GE and other businesses in the state. The Fairfield Republican legislative delegation joined Senate and House Republican leaders on Thursday to share their concerns about Connecticut's business environment and GE's potential move from its Fairfield headquarters.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/fairfield-republican-legislators-renew-calls-special-session-over-ge-situati-0?

High school football: Duncan stars in Stamford victory

Stamford High School's quarterback #5 Troy Duncan eyes a team mate down field for a first down play during Friday evening match-uop against Fairfield Warde High School. Stamford High School's quarterback #5 Troy Duncan celebrates with team mates after his 60 plus yard touchdown run against Fairfield Warde High School during Friday evening match up in Fairfield.

via http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/High-school-football-Duncan-stars-in-Stamford-6530975.php

Letter: Fairfield Residents Urged To Vote For Perugini

Perhaps one of the best attributes of the Town of Fairfield is its overwhelming dedication of volunteers - -from civic, neighborhood, school, church and to the Fairfield governing body. As a lifelong resident of Fairfield and District 9, I support William Perugini's bid for his second term as RTM Representative.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/opinion/letter-fairfield-residents-urged-to-vote-for-perugini/591376/

Take A Free Pure Barre Ballet Class at Fairfield's Jennings Beach

Pure Barre, a ballet barre class that can be taken with or without a barre, takes place at 2 p.m. Sunday, at Jennings Beach, 880 S. Benson Road, Fairfield. The class is free, but space is limited.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/events/take-a-free-pure-barre-ballet-class-at-fairfields-jennings-beach/591548/

Medical Examiner Rules Drowning On Fairfield Border Was A Homicide

... of West Haven, was found about 1 a.m. Aug. 1, in the water of Ash Creek behind Chubby's Bar & Grill at 3488 Fairfield Ave. on the Bridgeport/Fairfield line. Bridgeport Police said they received a call regarding the fight and found Bentley floating ...

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/medical-examiner-rules-drowning-on-fairfield-border-was-a-homicide/591545/

The Chelsea's chef booked for Fairfield Library program

Matt Storch, chef at The Chelsea and Match restaurants, will be featured at an Oct. 5 program at the Fairfield Public Library. The chef at restaurants both in downtown Fairfield and Norwalk will discuss his career in the next "What's Cooking" program Oct. 5 at the Fairfield Public Library .

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/The-Chelsea-s-chef-booked-for-Fairfield-Library-6529700.php

Fatal Bar Fight Ruled Homicide

The fatal fight between two men outside of Chubby's Bar and Grill near the Bridgeport/Fairfield line last month has been ruled a homicide , according to the Connecticut Post. The Post reports the state's Chief Medical Examiner on Friday determined that West Haven's Wayne Bentley, 42, whose body was found in the water of Ash Creek behind the bar, died from drowning with blunt force trauma of the head and neck and ruled the incident as a homicide.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/fatal-bar-fight-ruled-homicide-0?

The Chelsea's chef booked for Fairfield Library program

Matt Storch, chef at The Chelsea and Match restaurants, will be featured at an Oct. 5 program at the Fairfield Public Library. Photo: Contributed / Contributed Photo The chef at restaurants both in downtown Fairfield and Norwalk will discuss his career in the next "What's Cooking" program Oct. 5 at the Fairfield Public Library .

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/The-Chelsea-s-chef-booked-for-Fairfield-Library-6529700.php

Taberna Restaurant Chef & Owner to Visit Fairfield Public Library

Join Taberna Restaurant Chef/Co-owner Daniel Lopez for a mouth-watering event on Monday, 9/28 at 7 pm in the main library. Daniel will share his restaurant journey, including his arrival this summer in Fairfield at the Brick Walk.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/taberna-restaurant-chef-owner-visit-fairfield-public-library-0?

Special "Pope train'' attracts few riders

A special "Pope Express'' train into Grand Central Terminal left the Fairfield Metro station nearly empty on Friday morning, perhaps because riders planning to see Pope Francis left even earlier. "I hear traffic is a nightmare today, so I'm going in on the train,'' Joe Burton of Monroe said.

via http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Special-Pope-train-attracts-few-riders-6529795.php

Ruling: Body found in Ash Creek was a homicide

... homicide. Bentley, 42, of West Haven, was found in the water of Ash Creek behind the Chubby's Bar & Grill at 3488 Fairfield Ave. on the Bridgeport/Fairfield line. On Aug.1, 2015 at 1:15 a.m., a call was made to the Bridgeport Police Department ...

via http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Ruling-Body-found-in-Ash-Creek-was-a-homicide-6529690.php

Comings & Goings: Furniture Store to Railroad Place

Eleish Van Breems, a Nordic furniture, accessories and antique store, opens at 22 Railroad Place in early October, according Edie Van Breems , who co-owns the business with Rhonda Eleish, "We closed our storefront in Woodbury five years ago after after 15 years in that location and have since been operating on line at http://www.evbantiques.com," said Van Breems. "We've been looking for a storefront in Fairfield County for a long time and recently came across this wonderful site.

via http://www.westportnow.com/index.php?/v2_5/comings_goings_furniture_store_to_railroad_place/

Marching Competition at Trumbull High School Saturday

... Naugatuck, Brien McMahon, and Norwalk; there will also be 2 local University Bands, Sacred Heart University from Fairfield CT and the University of New Haven from New Haven. We are also pleased to announce that crowd will be entertained this year by ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/trumbull/marching-competition-trumbull-high-school-saturday-0?

Legislators wants special session for GE

The Fairfield Republican legislative delegation joined Senate and House Republican leaders Thursday, Sept. 24, to share their concerns about Connecticut's business environment and GE's potential move from Fairfield.

via http://www.milfordmirror.com/49990/legislators-wants-special-session-for-ge/

Pope Francis to Lead Prayer for Peace at 9/11 Memorial

... early Friday with her mother, who worked with the Red Cross and opened the first respite center on 9/11. The Fairfield, Connecticut, girl said it was a "dream come true" to be at the event with a chance to see the pope. Afer the multi-religious ...

via http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/national-international/Pope-Francis-to-Lead-Prayer-for-Peace-Meet-With-Families-at-911-Memorial-329446371.html

Latest Job Openings In and Around Fairfield

Metro-North cancels early AM trains on New Haven line and adds mid-morning runs for folks going to NYC on Friday. Alex Burdo, 18, is on a bird-watching journey with his father in Tacoma, Washington and all of his camera equipment was stolen.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/latest-job-openings-around-fairfield-4?

Commuters Can Enjoy Free Coffee On The Go At Fairfield Metro Train Station

State Sen. Tony Hwang is teaming with The Buzz Truck to bring free coffee to Metro-North commuters at the Fairfield Metro railroad station on Monday. It's also sure to be a welcome gesture to Fairfield Metro commuters, who use a station that lacks a coffee vendor and public restrooms.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/politics/commuters-can-enjoy-free-coffee-on-the-go-at-fairfield-metro-train-station/590465/

Fairfield's Republican Town Committee Reminds Voters Of New Districts

The Fairfield Republican Town Committee is reminding residents that due to a state-mandated redistricting, Fairfield has new voting districts that will take effect during this year's municipal election. The changes in the districts are a result of a redistricting ordinance that was passed by the Representative Town Meeting in February.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/politics/fairfields-republican-town-committee-reminds-voters-of-new-districts/589763/

Letter: Few plans to keep GE in Fairfield, or if it leaves town

First Selectmen Tetreau's Sept. 18 statement enumerating his involvement in efforts to keep General Electric in Fairfield is welcome information.

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Letter-Few-plans-to-keep-GE-in-Fairfield-or-if-6528814.php

Fairfield U Students, Staff Joining Walk To End Alzheimer's In Norwalk

The Fairfield County Walk to End Alzheimer's will take place on Oct. 4, from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk. Registration for the annual event, sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter, currently boasts 183 teams and 800 walkers who have raised $135,776 to date.

via http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/events/fairfield-u-students-staff-joining-walk-to-end-alzheimers-in-norwalk/589844/

Sacred Heart U Professor: Ganim Could Affect State Democratic Party Image

The election of former Mayor Joe Ganim could have an impact on future Democratic candidates who decide to run for office in Connecticut. "If Ganim wins, I think that his election could potentially have ramifications for the Democratic party," said Gary Rose, a professor at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield and head of the Department of Government, Politics and Global Studies.

via http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/politics/sacred-heart-u-professor-ganim-could-affect-state-democratic-party-image/590740/

Frontier Increases Internet Speeds in Fairfield

... are part of a technology culture that values Internet availability and speed; I look forward to working with our Fairfield County customers as they take advantage of these latest advancements to our communications packages which will enhance their ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/frontier-increases-internet-speeds-fairfield-0?

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Coming & Goings: Stand Juice Company to Post Road East

... herbs and fruits from the farm. The Hvizdos opened their first store on Norwalk's Wall Street in 2005, in Fairfield in 2011, and will soon open its fourth in Greenwich in November and another later in Stamford. Choquette, a Bridgeport resident and ...

via http://www.westportnow.com/index.php?/v2_5/coming_goings_stand_juice_company_to_post_road_east/

New truck adds Italian rice ball fare to Fairfield food scene

The barbecued chicken ball, one of the line of arancini featured on the menu of Have A Ball NYC food truck, now based in Fairfield. Chris Dall 'au, who recently moved to Fairfield with his wife Danielle, started the Have A Ball NYC business in Manhattan, primarily wholesaling to Italian markets and catering small events, after graduating from Syracuse University in 2009.

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/New-truck-adds-Italian-rice-ball-fare-to-6527667.php

Fairfield Museum gala salutes - Artisan' exhibit

"An Artisan Evening" is the theme of the Fairfield Museum and History Center's fall gala, planned Oct. 24 in conjunction with the opening of the museum's new exhibit, "Handcrafted: Artisans Past & Present." "An Artisan Evening" is the theme of the Oct. 24 fall benefit planned by the Fairfield Museum and History Center .

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Fairfield-Museum-gala-salutes-Artisan-6527664.php

Alleged Beer Thief Returns to Scene of the Crime

A Fairfield woman was charged with trying to steal beer last Friday after she returned to the scene where she allegedly shoplifted the day before , according to the Fairfield Citizen.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/alleged-beer-thief-returns-scene-crime-0?

Catherine Stevens, 85, Of Fairfield

She is survived by her two sons: Nicholas Stevens and his wife, Kimberly, of Stratford; and William Stevens and his wife, Susan, of Texas; and two grandsons, Nicholas and Christopher Stevens.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/catherine-stevens-85-of-fairfield/591084/

Fairfield Republicans Fight To Keep Businesses In State

The Republican Fairfield Delegation joined state representatives at an organized press conference on the Fairfield Historic Town Hall Green on Thursday morning to renew their calls for a special session to make changes to the state budget and fight for local businesses, such as GE. "Our state is in a crisis.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/news/fairfield-republicans-fight-to-keep-businesses-in-state/591370/

The Have A Ball NYC food truck, with a menu featuring Italian rice balls, is now based in Fairfield.

The Have A Ball NYC food truck, with a menu featuring Italian rice balls, is now based in Fairfield. Photo: Contributed Photos Chris and Danielle Dall'au of Fairfield are the owners of the Have A Ball NYC food truck.

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/New-truck-adds-Italian-rice-ball-fare-to-6527667.php

Fairfield Museum gala salutes - Artisan' exhibit

"An Artisan Evening" is the theme of the Fairfield Museum and History Center's fall gala, planned Oct. 24 in conjunction with the opening of the museum's new exhibit, "Handcrafted: Artisans Past & Present." Photo: Contributed Photo "An Artisan Evening" is the theme of the Oct. 24 fall benefit planned by the Fairfield Museum and History Center .

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Fairfield-Museum-gala-salutes-Artisan-6527664.php

GE to move energy jobs to U.K.

... on Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States which was shut down in July. On Thursday, Fairfield-based GE said it would create up to 1,000 energy sector jobs in the United Kingdom in exchange for as much as $12 billion in ...

via http://m.greenwichcitizen.com/business/article/GE-to-move-energy-jobs-to-U-K-6527725.php

Whales Return to Long Island Sound After Long Hiatus

It has been the year of the whale on Long Island Sound, where fishermen and other boaters have reveled in the return of the marine mammals after a long hiatus. The highly unexpected sightings began in May, when three belugas were spotted off Fairfield, Connecticut.

via http://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/whales-return-long-island-sound-after-long-hiatus-n433131

Letter: Shame On Fairfield Taxpayer Strategic Plan

I just received an email from Fairfield Taxpayer, and took some time reading their "strategic plan" for the town of Fairfield. I found what I read to be repugnant.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/opinion/letter-shame-on-fairfield-taxpayer-strategic-plan/591222/

Letter: Fairfield Man Asks Town To Vote For Marmion, Tetreau

Since then, Sheila has, in her quiet but decisive way, continued to work for the betterment of the Town of Fairfield. Sheila uses her experience as a member of the RTM from 2009-14 to help her constituents retain: their quality of life in a town that retains its AAA rating, a top quality school system and quality community services like the libraries and senior center.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/opinion/letter-fairfield-man-asks-town-to-vote-for-marmion-tetreau/590626/

Fairfield Library Teaches Children Detective Skills

Children can learn how to become crime-solving detectives in the Crime Lab for Kids class offered at the Fairfield Public Library on Tuesday, Sept. 29. This is hands-on class is for children grades 3 to 5, and will be held at 4:15 p.m. in the library's Rotary Room, 1080 Old Post Road, Fairfield.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/events/fairfield-library-teaches-children-detective-skills/589847/

GE Reminds Lawmakers It's Creating Jobs Overseas

The Fairfield, Conn.-based industrial giant said its agreement with the U.K.'s export credit agency will support confirmed and potential orders in markets such as Brazil, Ghana, India and Mozambique. Since the charter of the Export-Import Bank, the U.S. export credit agency, expired in July, GE has been vocal and active about seeking foreign export credit.

via http://news.investors.com/business/092415-772554-general-electric-and-united-kingdom-partner-up.htm?ref=HPLNews

Fairfield Homes Recently Sold

... for folks going to NYC on Friday. Heroin overdoses have been a growing epidemic in Weston, Westport, Wilton and Fairfield. The new program aims to prevent drug deaths. Alex Burdo, 18, is on a bird-watching journey with his father in Tacoma, ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/fairfield-homes-recently-sold-3?

Why We Opened a Different Take on the Classic Salon Franchise

... the freedom and flexibility they craved. Here's what they have learned. Franchise owned: We own MY SALON Suite in Fairfield, Conn. and have just opened a second location in Stamford, Conn. In the beginning, we were exploring opportunities to expand ...

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