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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 ...

via https://www.pehub.com/2015/09/ge-inks-separate-deals-to-sell-tank-car-fleet-assets-railcar-leasing/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+pehub%2Fblog+%28PE+HUB+Blog%29

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 ...

via http://world.einnews.com/pr_news/289098512/foundation-source-launches-web-portal-for-private-foundation-clients-provides-peer-to-peer-networking-and-access-to-resources

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://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2015/09/30/772275/10151149/en/Foundation-Source-Launches-Web-Portal-for-Private-Foundation-Clients-Provides-Peer-to-Peer-Networking-and-Access-to-Resources.html

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,...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/latest-job-openings-around-fairfield-6?

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.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/letter-fairfield-deserves-better-0?

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 ...

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

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 ...

via http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/250932?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+entrepreneur%2Flatest+%28Entrepreneur%29

Bridgeport man sentenced for importing drug machine

Jason Oliviera , 35, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill to to three years of probation, the first six months of which Oliviera must serve in home confinement and perform 50 hours of community service. According to court documents and statements made in court, on July 23, 2013, Oliviera and David Wolvovsky were arrested at Wolvovsky's home in Fairfield after they received delivery of a package containing a tableting machine that had been ordered from China.

via http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Man-sentenced-for-importing-Chinese-drug-machine-6526183.php

Crash backs up traffic on Merritt

... On I-95, there are heavy southbound delays starting at Exit 29 in Bridgeport and continuing down to Exit 19 in Fairfield; a distance of nearly seven miles. On Route 8/25 in Bridgeport, we also have a southbound slowdown for about 2 miles heading to ...

via http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Accident-shuts-down-lane-on-Merritt-6526184.php

Westport Sen. Hwang Puts On His Dancing Shoes For A Good Cause

On Saturday, state Sen. Tony Hwang will be one of six community celebrities participating in "A Chance to Dance," the debut fundraiser for Fairfield-based Inspire Inc. Founded by Fairfield residents Nancy Billington and Lauren Lanham with the slogan "Change Your Mind," Inspire Inc. strives to enhance the quality of life in the community by presenting educational programs that reduce stress and improve coping strategies. It is working with Fairfield Public Schools, the Fairfield Police Department and the Fairfield Senior Center, with a growing roster of clients that includes businesses and other community nonprofits.

via http://westport.dailyvoice.com/politics/westport-sen-hwang-puts-on-his-dancing-shoes-for-a-good-cause/590437/

Whales spotted on Long Island Sound for first time in years

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.foxnews.com/us/2015/09/24/whales-spotted-on-long-island-sound-for-first-time-in-years/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+foxnews%2Fnational+%28Internal+-+US+Latest+-+Text%29

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, Conn.

via http://www.goerie.com/whales-return-to-long-island-sound-after-long-hiatus

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

GE Capital Said to Agree to Sell Private-Equity Unit to Ardian

... to the company's website. The decision largely completes GE's withdrawal from the alternative investment field. Fairfield, Connecticut-based GE has been unwinding its massive lending arm, GE Capital, to better focus on manufacturing. It agreed to ...

via http://washpost.bloomberg.com/Story?docId=1376-NV59CD6KLVRA01-1POPMFNT8Q32L7LNHAITA7KATO

Report: GE Equity has buyer

... GE Equity unit in Norwalk, Conn. to France-based Ardian, whose $50 billion investment portfolio includes PetSmart. Fairfield-based General Electric NYSE: GE) reportedly is selling its private equity investment group to France-based Ardian for $500 ...

via http://m.newstimes.com/business/article/Report-GE-Equity-has-buyer-6525419.php

Man sentenced for importing tablet machine to produce oxycodone pills

... and statements made in court, on July 23, 2013, Oliviera and David Wolvovsky were arrested at Wolvovsky's home in Fairfield after they received delivery of a package containing a tableting machine that had been ordered from China. On that date, ...

via http://wtnh.com/2015/09/23/man-sentenced-for-importing-tablet-machine-to-produce-oxycodone-pills/

Fairfield Plans Tax Revaluation Presentation

The town of Fairfield, in conjunction with the current townwide property revaluation, will have an informational presentation at 7 p.m. Thursday at Fairfield Warde High School's auditorium, 755 Melville Ave., said First Selectman Michael Tetreau. The meeting will focus on the market analysis and valuation phases of the revaluation and a general discussion of value trends observed since the 2010 revaluation.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/news/fairfield-plans-tax-revaluation-presentation/587899/

Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services to Address Substance Abuse in Fairfield County

Heroin overdoses have been a growing epidemic in Weston, Westport, Wilton and Fairfield. The new program aims to prevent drug deaths.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/weston-ct/department-mental-health-addiction-services-address-substance-abuse-fairfield-county?

Whales return to Long Island Sound after long hiatus

... mammals after a long hiatus. The highly unexpected sightings began in May, when three belugas were spotted off Fairfield. A minke whale was seen off Norwalk later in May. And there have been several humpback sightings in recent weeks, including as ...

via http://www.theday.com/nationworld/20150923/whales-return-to-long-island-sound-after-long-hiatus

Whales return to Long Island Sound after long hiatus

... mammals after a long hiatus. The highly unexpected sightings began in May, when three belugas were spotted off Fairfield, Connecticut. A minke whale was seen off Norwalk later in May. And there have been several humpback sightings in recent weeks, ...

via http://www.sltrib.com/news/2984133-155/whales-return-to-long-island-sound

Bechtel back with Spruce Kings

... Prairie Storm of the Alberta Junior Hockey League in a deal for future considerations. Sullivan, a native of Fairfield, Conn., who played last season in Massachusetts for the Springfield Pics of the U.S. Premier Hockey League, missed the Spruce ...

via http://www.princegeorgecitizen.com/sports/bechtel-back-with-spruce-kings-1.2067295

Why have humpback whales returned to Long Island Sound?

... who have posted videos online of close encounters. The sightings began in May when three belugas were spotted off Fairfield, Conn. and a minke whale was seen off Norwalk, Conn., reported the Associated Press. In recent weeks there have been reports ...

via http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2015/0923/Why-have-humpback-whales-returned-to-Long-Island-Sound

Whales return to Long Island Sound after long hiatus

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

via http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/apexchange/2015/09/23/us--whales-long-island-sound.html

Letter: Resident Supports Tetreau, Marmion

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://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/letter-resident-supports-tetreau-marmion-0?

Op-Ed: Fairfield Lawmaker Says Malloy's Budget Cuts Represent 'Misplaced Priorities'

State Sen. Tony Hwang and fellow Republican Fairfield legislators are calling for a special session on CT's business environment. State Sen. Tony Hwang issued the following statement in response to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's announcement that he has ordered a $103 million rescission to the state budget - including $63.4 million in funding to hospitals - less than three months into the new fiscal year: "We can blame Wall Street volatility all we want.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/op-ed-fairfield-lawmaker-says-malloys-budget-cuts-represent-misplaced-priorities?

Man Sentenced for Illegally Importing Tablet Machine to Produce Oxycodone Pills

A Bridgeport man was sentenced to three years of probation for illegally importing a tablet machine to produce oxycodone pills in Fairfield. Jason Oliviera, 35, who must serve the first six months of his sentence in home confinement, was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill, according to a press release from U.S. States Attorney Deirdre M. Daly.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/man-sentenced-illegally-importing-tablet-machine-produce-oxycodone-pills-0?

75th anniversary of Merritt Parkway on Friday in Stratford

... 66 bridges. Courtesy: Library of Congress photo archives. The Merwins Lane bridge over the Merritt Parkway in Fairfield displays a decorative abutment with concrete butterflies inspired by the Art Deco architectural styles of the 1930s. Courtesy: ...

via http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/75th-anniversary-of-Merritt-Parkway-on-Friday-in-6524601.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 an apparent two decade-long hiatus. The highly unexpected sightings began in May, when three belugas were spotted off Fairfield, Connecticut.

via http://www.telegram.com/article/ZZ/20150923/NEWS/309239924/-1/coulter

75th anniversary of Merritt Parkway on Friday in Stratford

... 66 bridges. Courtesy: Library of Congress photo archives. The Merwins Lane bridge over the Merritt Parkway in Fairfield displays a decorative abutment with concrete butterflies inspired by the Art Deco architectural styles of the 1930s. Courtesy: ...

via http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/75th-anniversary-of-Merritt-Parkway-on-Friday-in-6524601.php

Whales return to Long Island Sound after long hiatus

... apparent two decade-long hiatus. The highly unexpected sightings began in May, when three belugas were spotted off Fairfield, Connecticut. A minke whale was seen off Norwalk later in May. And there have been several humpback sightings in recent ...

via http://www.wsbtv.com/ap/ap/top-news/whales-return-to-long-island-sound-after-long-hiat/nnmSp/

For GE, Shipping Jobs Overseas is More Than a Political Protest

... France" and of his government's efforts to facilitate exports from Europe's second-biggest economy. GE, based in Fairfield, Conn., won tentative clearance for the deal from European and U.S. regulators earlier this month. The purchase is a piece of ...

via http://www.thestreet.com/story/13293816/1/for-ge-shipping-jobs-overseas-is-more-than-a-political-protest.html

Photos: Fairfield Fire Department

Deck out your dirndls and latch up your lederhosen, it's Oktoberfest! Here is info on events going on events near Fairfield and across CT. Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect, who is accused of exposing his genitalia to three women.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/photos-fairfield-fire-department-0?

Whales return to Long Island Sound after long hiatus

It was the summer of the whale this year on Long Island Sound, where fishermen and other boaters reveled in the return of the marine mammals after what appears to have been a two-decade hiatus. The unexpected sightings began in May, when three belugas were spotted off Fairfield, Connecticut.

via http://www.newschannel9.com/template/inews_wire/wires.national/36561941-www.newschannel9.com.shtml

Boaters, fishermen revel as whales return to Long Island Sound for first time in years

It was the summer of the whale this year on Long Island Sound, where fishermen and other boaters reveled in the return of the marine mammals after what appears to have been a two-decade hiatus. The unexpected sightings began in May, when three belugas were spotted off Fairfield, Connecticut.

via http://www.startribune.com/whales-return-to-long-island-sound-after-long-hiatus/328855071/

Whales return to Long Island Sound after long hiatus

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

via http://wtnh.com/2015/09/23/whales-return-to-long-island-sound-after-long-hiatus/

Whales return to Long Island Sound after long hiatus

It was the summer of the whale this year on Long Island Sound, where fishermen and other boaters reveled in the return of the marine mammals after what appears to have been a two-decade hiatus. The unexpected sightings began in May, when three belugas were spotted off Fairfield, Connecticut.

via http://lasvegassun.com/news/2015/sep/23/whales-return-to-long-island-sound-after-long-hiat/

The Weight, the latest chapter of The Band, is at FTC's Warehouse

The Weight , the latest chapter of the classic rock group The Band , is coming to The Warehouse at Fairfield Theatre Company on Friday, Sept. 25. Although The Band retired from touring after the famed Last Waltz concert, former members have come together to form The Weight.

via http://m.greenwichcitizen.com/entertainment/article/The-Weight-the-latest-chapter-of-The-Band-is-at-6524253.php

Brats, Bands and Beer: Oktoberfest 2015 in Connecticut

Deck out your dirndls and latch up your lederhosen, it's Oktoberfest! Here is info on events going on events near Fairfield and across CT. Grab your beer steins and and practice your best German cheers, it's Oktoberfest! "But it's only September?" Oktoberfest officially begins in September, not October, contrary to popular belief.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/brats-bands-beer-oktoberfest-2015-connecticut-0?

Photos: Wesport Senior Center Members Discuss Internet Revolution and the Law

... lecture entitled "The Internet Revolution and the Law." This talk was given by Frederic S. Ury, Esq. from the Fairfield law firm of Ury & Moskow, LLC, where he concentrates his practice in the fields of criminal and civil trial law and lectures ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/westport/photos-wesport-senior-center-members-discuss-internet-revolution-law-0?

Fairfield Eatery Serves Up Pizza By Certified Neapolitan Pizzaioli

An elite Italian governing body - The Associazione Pizzaiuoli Napoletani - makes sure that pizza makers across the world know the difference. Two pizza makers at Fairfield's Brick + Wood - Alex Dugas and Neil Ward -- received their certification from the organization Tuesday.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/business/fairfield-eatery-serves-up-pizza-by-certified-neapolitan-pizzaioli/590764/

Classical pianist in concert Sunday at Pequot Library

Pianist Spencer Myer will perform a concert of classical music, sponsored Sept. 27 by the Westport Arts Center, at the Pequot Library in Fairfield.

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Classical-pianist-in-concert-Sunday-at-Pequot-6523570.php

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Milford Mayoral Debate: Paula Smith Vs. Ben Blake

... the city's beaches. Blake noted that non-Milford residents only pay $5 to utilize the city's public beaches while Fairfield charges $25 during the week and $50 on weekends, and Stratford charges $20. Blake said there has been an increase of 394 new ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/milford/milford-mayoral-debate-paula-smith-vs-ben-blake-0?

College roundup

Fairfield 1, Army 1 : Dominic Marshall scored one goal off an assist from Steven Valente , of New Canaan, in the second half of the tie for the Stags .

via http://m.ctpost.com/sports/article/College-roundup-6523049.php

Fairfield Prep beats Guilford to improve to 4-0

Boys soccer action between Fairfield Prep and Guilford at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn., on Tuesday Sept. 22, 2015.

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/sports/article/Fairfield-Prep-beats-Guilford-to-improve-to-4-0-6522790.php

See What's Cooking at the Fairfield Public Library

The popular What's Cooking Series at the Fairfield Public Library will continue this fall beginning on Monday, September 28. Daniel Lopez from the newly opened Taberna Restaurant in Fairfield will be sharing his story in the Rotary Room of the Main Library, 1080 Old Post Road at 7:00 p.m. What's Cooking is a series featuring local chefs. Guest chefs will share the back stories behind their cooking lives, the challenges of running a restaurant/food market and talk about a favorite cookbook or recipe.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/see-whats-cooking-fairfield-public-library-0?

Fairfield Prep beats Guilford to improve to 4-0

Fairfied Prep's Julio Ojea Quitana, left, and Guilford's Shane Molloy, during boys soccer action at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn., on Tuesday Sept. 22, 2015.

via http://m.ctpost.com/sports/article/Fairfield-Prep-beats-Guilford-to-improve-to-4-0-6522790.php

James Blake Meets with Mayor de Blasio, NYC Police Commissioner

Former Fairfield resident, and tennis star, James Blake was tackled by a plainclothes NYPD officer in a mistaken arrest recently. Former Fairfield resident, and tennis star, James Blake said he had a "productive meeting" with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner William Bratton to discuss his mistaken arrest when he was tackled by a plainclothes police officer who thought he was a suspect in an identity theft ring.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/james-blake-meets-mayor-de-blasio-nyc-police-commissioner-0?

U.S. Sen. Murphy Urges Fairfield Commuters To Fill Out Survey

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., while riding the Waterbury Branch Rail Line into Bridgeport and Fairfield on Monday, launched a new online survey to hear directly from Metro-North Railroad passengers about their experiences along the line. As a member of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Murphy is seeking feedback on the reliability and safety of the Waterbury Branch Line as he works to secure federal investments in rail infrastructure and safety upgrades that support economic development and job creation opportunities throughout Connecticut.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/politics/us-sen-murphy-urges-fairfield-commuters-to-fill-out-survey/590494/

The pope comes to Americaa

David Janney, of Easton, at the Egan Chapel at Fairfield University in Fairfield. Janney has arranged for nine buses of people from a variety of sites around the Bridgeport Diocese to travel to Philadelphia for a public mass with the pope on Sunday.

via http://m.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/There-are-many-ways-to-see-the-Pope-6521926.php

Operation Hopea s annual golf outing takes swing to end hunger and homelessness

Golfers participating in Operation Hope's annual Golf Outing at The Country Club of Fairfield, 936 Sasco Hill Road, on Thursday, Oct. 1, from 10-8, will take a swing to help end homelessness and hunger in the community. The invitation to play individually or as part of a foursome is open, and opportunities for business and individual sponsorships are available and welcomed.

via http://www.milfordmirror.com/49839/operation-hopes-annual-golf-outing-takes-swing-to-end-hunger-and-homelessness/

Golf outing to benefit Operation Hope

A scene from the green on the picturesque golf course at the Country Club of Fairfield, where the annual benefit golf outing sponsored by Operation Hope will take place Oct. 1. Photo: Contributed / Contributed Photo The annual golf outing benefiting Operation Hope, the nonprofit that addresses local issues of homelessness and hunger, will take place Oct. 1 at the Country Club of Fairfield . Players can participate as an individual or with a foursome, according to organizers, and business and individual sponsorships are available.

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Golf-outing-to-benefit-Operation-Hope-6521804.php

Golf outing to benefit Operation Hope

A scene from the green on the picturesque golf course at the Country Club of Fairfield, where the annual benefit golf outing sponsored by Operation Hope will take place Oct. 1. The annual golf outing benefiting Operation Hope, the nonprofit that addresses local issues of homelessness and hunger, will take place Oct. 1 at the Country Club of Fairfield . Players can participate as an individual or with a foursome, according to organizers, and business and individual sponsorships are available.

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Golf-outing-to-benefit-Operation-Hope-6521804.php

Fairfield Health Department Holding Flu Clinics

... October 6th from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Wednesday, October 7th from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Both clinics will take place at the Fairfield Senior Center Gymnasium (100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield). The flu vaccine will be available as an injection or, for healthy ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/fairfield-health-department-holding-flu-clinics-0?

First Fairfield Christmas Tree Festival Committee Meeting Scheduled

We will be holding our first committee meeting this Thursday, Sept 24th at the Burr Homestead (739 Old Post Road, Fairfield) at 10:30am. Please RSVP to Amy at amypomponi@aol.com. We look forward to seeing everyone there!

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/first-fairfield-christmas-tree-festival-committee-meeting-scheduled-0?

Fairfield to Support Pink Pledge Starting October 1st

Oct 1st kicks off Fairfield Pink Pledge!! Pink up your house, Pink up your neighborhood - pledge to go pink! Pink it Up house decorating starter kits are $10.00 and can be purchased at the following locations: Billy's Bakery, Firehouse Deli, Jenny Boston, Miller Nissan, Norma Pfriem Breast Center, Poster's Hardware, Spic-N-Span, and Total Look Salon & Spa PinkPledge.org

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/fairfield-support-pink-pledge-starting-october-1st-0?

FactSet acquires NYC trading platform

FactSet Research Systems has reached the 900-employee threshold in Norwalk-more people than General Electric has at its Fairfield headquarters-as the financial information company makes the biggest acquisition in its history in the form of Portware, a New York City-based company with technology to execute stock trades. FactSet has increased its worldwide workforce to 7,400 people, up 11 percent from a year earlier, with much of the increase the result of hiring college graduates trained in software engineering, with a FactSet executive describing it as a "healthy mix" of new hires both in the United States and at FactSet offices overseas.

via http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/FactSet-acquires-NYC-trading-platform-6521113.php

Milford Singer/Songwriter Nominated for Album and Song of the Year

... full band track titled "Dead Leaves" that featured local musicians Pete DeLeo, (Milford) on Drums, Steven White (Fairfield) on Bass, and brother Dan D'Ademo(Winchester, MA) on electric guitar. All the songs were written by Tom and the album was ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/milford/milford-singersongwriter-nominated-album-song-year-0?

State Sen. Tony Hwang Dancing to Raise Funds and 'Inspire'

... Sen. Hwang will be one of six community celebrities participating in "A Chance to Dance," the debut fundraiser for Fairfield-based Inspire Inc. Founded by Fairfield residents Nancy Billington and Lauren Lanham with the slogan "Change Your Mind," ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/state-sen-tony-hwang-dancing-raise-funds-inspire-0?

Historic Home In Fairfield's Greenfield Hill Offered For $1M

William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty has listed an antique Italianate-style home in the Greenfield Hill neighborhood of Fairfield for sale for $1.045 million. The home, located directly across from one of the town's oldest cemeteries, sits along the Dogwood Trail, a corridor of dogwood trees where the annual Dogwood Festival takes place.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/real-estate/historic-home-in-fairfields-greenfield-hill-offered-for-1m/589697/

Fairfield Museum's Gala Benefit Takes On An Artisan Theme

The Fairfield Museum and History Center will be hosting its fall Gala Benefit, An Artisan Evening, on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 7 to 10 p.m. The event will mark the opening of the Museum's newest exhibit, "Handcrafted: Artisans Past & Present" and will feature cocktails and artisanal cuisine by Susan Kane Catering, demonstrations by exhibiting artisans, entertainment from "Bob & Dave," handcrafted vodka by Tito's and small-batch chocolates from Fascia. The event honors Tom and Mary Hodgman of Sasco Hill Road who have generously supported and nurtured the arts and humanities in Fairfield.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/events/fairfield-museums-gala-benefit-takes-on-an-artisan-theme/590433/

India has shown it has the ability to manufacture: Jeffrey Immelt

'Prime Minister Modi has initiated a host of reforms in the right direction, and I would like to see that continuing.' or Jeffrey R Immelt, the 59 year-old chairman and CEO of the $146-billion Fairfield, Connecticut, US-based General Electric, it's not a matter of India versus China.

via http://www.rediff.com/business/report/interview-india-has-shown-it-has-the-ability-to-manufacture-jeffrey-immelt/20150922.htm

Fairfield Ludlowe High School defensive back Matthew Landry almost.... photo: 8656627 slideshow 847

Fairfield Ludlowe High School defensive back Matthew Landry almost makes an interception on a pass by Trumbull High School quarterback John McElroy but canA t get a handle on the ball during a football game played at Fairfield Ludlowe High School, Fairfield, CT on Friday, September 18, 2015.

via http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-8656627.php

Fairfield Women's Basketball Announces 2015-16 Schedule

The Fairfield University Women's Basketball team today announced its 2015-16 schedule. On the heels of its eighth straight winning campaigns under Head Coach Joe Frager, the Stags will open up their season on Friday night, November 13th, against La Salle, hoping that Friday the 13th will be a lucky night.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/fairfield-womens-basketball-announces-2015-16-schedule-0?

Monday, September 21, 2015

Madison Students Recognized for Creativity and Innovation

... reference to gender. She plans to double major in gender studies and theatre studies at Yale. Annie Blumenfeld (Fairfield Warde High School, Fairfield, CT) Distressed to learn that the adorable shaggy dog she adopted suffered from a painful disease ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/madison-ct/local-students-recognized-creativity-innovation?

Police: Fairfield Woman Caught Shoplifting Groceries, Beer

A Fairfield woman was caught stealing $57 worth of groceries Friday morning, a day after video surveillance footage showed her taking beer, police said. Officers were called to the ShopRite, 1975 Black Rock Turnpike, on a report of a shoplifter, police said.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/police-fairfield-woman-caught-shoplifting-groceries-beer/590373/

Fairfield Celebrates New Addition To Bicycle Route Network

Fairfield bicyclists are invited to help celebrate the recently approved Fairfield Shoreline Bike Route, a new addition to the town's growing bike route network. The event features a 12.8-mile round-trip bike tour set for Sunday starting at 2 p.m. at Southport Beach.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/news/fairfield-celebrates-new-addition-to-bicycle-route-network/586614/

Fairfield Giants Jr. Midgets Top Naugatuck in Double OT

**Pics: Example of why the NFL has praised The Fairfield Giants Program for the training and implementation of new Hawk Tackling Techniques... Taking the head out of the game! JR MIDGETS (2-2) FAIRFIELD 12 NAUGATUCK 6 The Fairfield Giant JM's beat a ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/fairfield-giants-5?

Newest Sacred Heart residence hall taking shape

This rendering from Shawmut Design and Construction shows an 87,000-square-foot residence hall at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield as it is to appear when completed in April 2016. Across the street from a just-opened building that houses the school's business and communications schools, Sacred Heart University is watching the rise of a new residence hall.

via http://m.greenwichcitizen.com/business/article/Newest-Sacred-Heart-residence-hall-taking-shape-6519383.php

Two Colgate University students die in private plane crash

... plane crash near the school's Hamilton, N.Y., campus, police said. Cathryn "Carey" Depuy and Ryan Adams, both of Fairfield, Conn., were aboard the Cessna 150 plane when it crashed Sunday afternoon near Morrisville, N.Y. The crash site was about ...

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Photos: Cub Scout Pack 17 Milford

Troop 75 Bridgeport does their part to keep us warm while visiting camp this winter. Great job and thank you for your help!!! Also, troop 42 New Fairfield for hauling wood to the splitters.

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Devastating hurricane hit region 77 years ago

... of 1938 hit the New England Coast 75-years ago Sept. 21.(AP Photo/Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones/FILE) Fairfield residents work together to remove a tree that crashed onto a house during the Hurricane of 1938. Courtesy: Fairfield Museum and ...

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Devastating hurricane hit region 77 years ago

... of 1938 hit the New England Coast 75-years ago Sept. 21.(AP Photo/Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones/FILE) Fairfield residents work together to remove a tree that crashed onto a house during the Hurricane of 1938. Courtesy: Fairfield Museum and ...

via http://m.newstimes.com/news/article/77-years-ago-today-devastating-hurricane-struck-6518764.php

Trumbull Considers Change to Leaf Pickup Program

... percent what Trumbull does. A recent report presented at the Board of Finance determined neighboring towns such as Fairfield have about the same miles of road as Trumbull but pay 10 percent for leaf-pick up, according to the Trumbull Times. The town ...

via http://patch.com/connecticut/trumbull/trumbull-considers-change-leaf-pickup-program-0?

GE Won't Build India Nuclear Plants on Liability Risk: Immelt

... nuclear generation capability 74 percent to 10,080 megawatts by 2019, according to the government. Immelt said the Fairfield, Connecticut-based company was taking a long-term view on India and the company will continue to expand its aviation, oil ...

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Tons of fun at Touch-A-Truck

Henry Theriot, 3, of Fairfield, sits in the front seat of a Southport Volunteer Fire Department squad truck at the Junior Women's Club of Fairfield's Touch-A-Truck event Sunday. Brendan and Regina Leahy with their children, Silas, 2, and Cora, 8 months in front of Tumble Jungle of Fairfield's monster truck at the Touch-A-Truck sponsored by the Junior Women's Club of Fairfield.

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Tons-of-fun-at-Touch-A-Truck-6518760.php

Fairfield Resident Stole Perfume From Target: Orange Police

Officers learned that Casey Leibrock, 30, of Reef Road in Fairfield allegedly took $62.18 worth of perfume from the shelves and left the store without attempting to pay, police said. Store security stopped her and detained her for police.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/fairfield-resident-stole-perfume-target-orange-police-0?

Tons of fun at Touch-A-Truck

Henry Theriot, 3, of Fairfield, sits in the front seat of a Southport Volunteer Fire Department squad truck at the Junior Women's Club of Fairfield's Touch-A-Truck event Sunday. Photo: Mike Lauterborn / For Hearst Connecticut Media Brendan and Regina Leahy with their children, Silas, 2, and Cora, 8 months in front of Tumble Jungle of Fairfield's monster truck at the Touch-A-Truck sponsored by the Junior Women's Club of Fairfield.

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Tons-of-fun-at-Touch-A-Truck-6518760.php

Two Colgate University students die in private plane crash

Two Colgate University freshmen died in a private plane crash near the school's Hamilton, N.Y., campus, police said. Cathryn "Carey" Depuy and Ryan Adams, both of Fairfield, Conn., were aboard the Cessna 150 plane when it crashed Sunday afternoon near Morrisville, N.Y. The crash site was about seven miles from Hamilton Municipal Airport, where the plane took off, the university said in a statement.

via http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2015/09/21/Two-Colgate-University-students-die-in-private-plane-crash/4191442844294/

77 years ago today, devastating hurricane struck region

... of 1938 hit the New England Coast 75-years ago Sept. 21.(AP Photo/Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones/FILE) Fairfield residents work together to remove a tree that crashed onto a house during the Hurricane of 1938. Courtesy: Fairfield Museum and ...

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77 years ago today, devastating hurricane struck region

... of 1938 hit the New England Coast 75-years ago Sept. 21.(AP Photo/Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones/FILE) Fairfield residents work together to remove a tree that crashed onto a house during the Hurricane of 1938. Courtesy: Fairfield Museum and ...

via http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/77-years-ago-today-devastating-hurricane-struck-6518764.php

Fairfield's The Stand Juice Bar Opens New Westport Location

It's the third Fairfield County location for the healthful snack purveyor, joining the company's outlets in Fairfield and South Norwalk. In addition to juice, owners Carissa and Mike Hvizdo sell plant-based snacks, sandwiches and baked goods.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/business/fairfields-the-stand-juice-bar-opens-new-westport-location/589922/

Longtime Fairfield Education Leaders Running For School Board

Longtime Fairfield residents and education leaders Tricia Donovan and Laura Bernaschina have announced their candidacies for Fairfield's Board of Education. Both Donovan and Bernaschina said they are engaged in education and have been advocates for students in the Fairfield Public Schools for many years.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/politics/longtime-fairfield-education-leaders-running-for-school-board/589311/

Fairfield Girl Scouts Join Lego Leagues Thanks to Putney Bowes Funding

... continue to encourage girls to take on STEM-related activities." Thirty-two girls from two Norwalk teams and two Fairfield teams will compete this year. Two hundred Girl Scouts from across the state will participate in the competitions this year. ...

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/fairfield-girl-scouts-join-lego-leagues-thanks-to-putney-bowes-funding/589694/

Norwalk's The Stand Juice Bar Opens New Westport Location

It's the third Fairfield County location for the healthful snack purveyor, joining the company's outlets in Fairfield and South Norwalk. In addition to juice, owners Carissa and Mike Hvizdo sell plant-based snacks, sandwiches and baked goods.

via http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/business/norwalks-the-stand-juice-bar-opens-new-westport-location/589922/

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Group raises funds to rebuild school in Nepal

... for a Cause fundraiser held at the Ives Concert Hall at West Conn. Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015 Mollie Hearty, 6 of New Fairfield, looking over a beaded bracelet she made under the kids tent at the Culture for a Cause fundraiser held at the Ives Concert ...

via http://m.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/Group-raises-funds-to-rebuild-school-in-Nepal-6517755.php

Open Houses in Fairfield

Two town 19-year-olds drove through downtown wearing gas masks and German-style World War II helmets in a beat-up Mercedes. The survey finds Connecticut residents live a long time but when it comes to feeling satisfied with life, we have a lot of work to do.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/open-houses-fairfield-26?

Summer ending on fun note at Assumption's SeptemberFest

Lily Becker, 10, facing camera at left, and her friend Casey Cummings, 10, right, both from Easton, stop to check out the spoils they've won at Our Lady of the Assumption Church's 19th Annual September Fest in Fairfield , Conn. on Saturday Sept.

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Letter: Thanks to Samaritans from Fairfield

... her I needed to get to Norwalk, I expected her to say that was too far. She told me she and her husband live in Fairfield, but were going to Stew Leonard's in Norwalk! This beautiful couple took me where I needed to be! Thank you, D. and A., for ...

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Letter: Supports Tetreau's re-election as first selectman

With an important townwide election taking place on Nov. 3, I write to express my support for Mike Tetreau for first selectman. In the past four years as first selectman, Mike Tetreau has demonstrated strong leadership, sound judgement and financial acumen as he has dealt with the critical challenges facing the town of Fairfield.

via http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Letter-Supports-Tetreau-s-re-election-as-first-6517138.php

Tribute Band The Weight In Two Shows

... ion. The Weight has two 8 p.m. shows in Connecticut: Friday, Sept. 25, at the new Warehouse space, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield ($35-$45); and Saturday, Sept. 26, at Infinity Hall, Norfolk ($39). Information: theweightband.com

via http://www.ctnow.com/music/hc-the-weight-infinity-norfolk-20150917-story.html

Saturday, September 19, 2015

College roundup

Bridgeport 1, Mercy 0: Luka Ivanovic scored an unassisted goal in the second half and Fabio Junior made two saves in goal in the win for the Purple Knights . Fordham 3, Fairfield 2: Dominic Marshall and Ben Wignall each scored one goal in the loss for the Stags .

via http://m.ctpost.com/sports/article/College-roundup-6516774.php

Brian Koonz: The scrum goes varsity for Sacred Heart women

Sacred Heart University Women's Rugby team practices on Campus Field in Fairfield, Conn. on Friday Sept.

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Brian Koonz: The scrum goes varsity for Sacred Heart women

Sacred Heart University Women's Rugby team practices on Campus Field in Fairfield, Conn. on Friday Sept.

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Letter: Fairfield RTM Member Supports Tetreau for Re-Election

First Selectman of Fairfield is not a "starter job". Fairfield is a large, complicated town over 60,000 people that needs a mature, experienced and intelligent person to be its CEO .

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Letter: Tetreau-Marmion team best for Fairfield

Our town is very fortunate to have a team of experienced candidates who wish to continue to serve the citizens of Fairfield: to preserve the outstanding quality of life, to keep taxes to a minimum and to promote a high standard of education and best practices of government. As you probably guessed, I am a strong supporter of the Tetreau/Marmion team.

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A Lake Isle Getaway in Connecticut

Katherine McConvey had her eye on this New Fairfield, Conn., lakefront property with its close access to the water for 'an awfully long time,' while she owned the house next door. She ended up buying the property and the fishing lodge on it about 10 years ago.

via http://www.wsj.com/articles/a-lake-isle-getaway-in-connecticut-1442327822

Part Of Fairfield Train Station Lot To Be Closed For Re-Striping

The parking lot on the New York-bound side of the Fairfield train station will temporarily get a bit smaller Sunday. About two-thirds of the lot will be closed so the Department of Public Works can finish re-striping the lot, town officials said.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/news/part-of-fairfield-train-station-lot-to-be-closed-for-re-striping/590076/

Sacred Heart U's Film Festival Honors Kevin Nealon, Spotlights Movies

The 2015 film and television master's program at Sacred Heart University Film Festival will be held through Sunday, Sept. 20, with events on the campus in Fairfield.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/events/sacred-heart-us-film-festival-honors-kevin-nealon-spotlights-movies/590113/

Fairfield's Tetreau To State: Stop Playing Politics, Address GE's Tax Issue

Fairfield First Selectman Mike Tetreau is imploring state leaders to stop playing politics and start addressing the tax issues that have led General Electric to consider moving out of Connecticut. "Both Democrats and Republicans at the state level share the blame for not addressing these financial issues over the past 20 years," Tetreau said in a statement Friday.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/business/fairfields-tetreau-to-state-stop-playing-politics-address-ges-tax-issue/590066/

Darien Designer Selected For Designer Showhouse On The Green In Fairfield

Award-winning Darien designer Carey Karlan has been selected as one of the featured designers at the Designer Showhouse on the Green in Fairfield. The opening gala is set to take place Sept.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/darien-designer-selected-for-designer-showhouse-on-the-green-in-fairfield/589324/

Sacred Heart U. Professor Calls Bridgeport Race A 'Wild Affair'

A professor who avidly follows Bridgeport politics said he was "surprised, but not stunned" that former Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim beat incumbent Mayor Bill Finch in Wednesday's Democratic primary showdown. "We are talking about an individual who was at one time a very popular mayor," Gary Rose, a professor at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield and head of the Department of Government, Politics and Global Studies, said of Ganim.

via http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/politics/sacred-heart-u-professor-calls-bridgeport-race-a-wild-affair/589894/

Editorial: Malloy's tough call can't be start of pattern

... Sherman to $883,000 for Greenwich. Greenwich takes a gut punch, as the second-highest giveback is $512,307 from Fairfield. Bridgeport is asked to contribute $474,411; Danbury contributes $395,168; and Stamford is down for $360,191. This is a ...

via http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Editorial-Malloy-s-tough-call-can-t-be-start-6514776.php

Uplifting transformation of dazzling design for historic rectory

... Stamford, decorated the second-floor master bedroom suite in the rectory. Julianne Stirling of Stirling Design in Fairfield tackled the rectory laundry room for the St. Paul's Episcopal Church Designer Showhouse, including practical and artistic ...

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Uplifting-transformation-of-dazzling-design-for-6513876.php

New bike route along Fairfield shoreline inaugurated by Sept. 27 tour

... follows roadway shoulders covering 6.4 miles each way on roads along or near the Long Island Sound shoreline. "The Fairfield Shoreline Bike Route will formalize an existing corridor long enjoyed by cyclists," Keith Gallinelli , chairman of the ...

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A fashionable night at the Fairfield Library as Butler unveils fall designs

Kristen Kolk and Miriam Bernstein were among the models to show new fall fashions designed by Fairfielder Jennifer Butler, which debuted Thursday to benefit the Fairfield Public Library. Keisha Cox and Jin Hu for their turn on the runway at fashion designer Jennifer Butler's benefit show for the Fairfield Public Library.

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/A-fashionable-night-at-the-Fairfield-Library-as-6513501.php

Ludlowe girls volleyball spikes win over Staples

Staples' Reece Schachne, right, sends a shot past Ludlowe's Isabelle Andrews during a girls volleyball game in Fairfield, Connecticut on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015.

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Staples-girls-volleyball-falls-to-Ludlowe-6512801.php

Congress delegation makes plea for GE to stay in Fairfield

General Electric Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt, in a photo taken last year, met with several members of the state's congressional delegation to listen to their plea for the corporation to keep its headquarters in Fairfield. A quartet of congressional Democrats from Connecticut met Wednesday with General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt , trying to persuade the company to keep its headquarters in the state and improve GE's strained relations with federal lawmakers.

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Congress-delegation-makes-plea-for-GE-to-stay-in-6511145.php

Fairfielder collects winter clothes for Eagle Scout project

For his Eagle Scout project, a member of Boy Scout Troop 199 in Fairfield is organizing a winter clothing collection to benefit the Norma F. Pfriem Urban Outreach Initiative and United Congregational Church in Bridgeport. Noah Mihaylo, of Fairfield, who is working to fulfill the requirements of the Eagle Scout rank, highest in Boy Scouting, plans the collection to qualify for the badge.

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Fairfielder-collects-winter-clothes-for-Eagle-6512929.php

Writer to discuss Gustave Whitehead's - Fairfield First in Flight' legacy

Aviation pioneer Gustave Whitehead with daughter Rose next to the airplane that writer Susan Brinchman believes Whitehead used to make the first powered flight by man in Fairfield. An advocate for a local aviation pioneer's right to the "First in Flight" legacy will discuss her book on the topic next Tuesday at the Fairfield Public Library .

via http://m.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Writer-to-discuss-Gustave-Whitehead-s-6508768.php

Friday, September 18, 2015

Memories of Garfish and Spahn

... one?" Enoch was referring to author Pat Jordan, one of the best sportswriters of his generation. He hailed from Fairfield, Conn., and was a prized schoolboy baseball pitcher. In 1959 he signed as a bonus baby with the Milwaukee Braves and "A False ...

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High school football: Ludlowe no match for Trumbull

Fairfield Ludlowe High School against Trumbull High School during a football game played at Fairfield Ludlowe High School, Fairfield, CT on Friday, September 18, 2015. Trumbull High School quarterback John McElroy throwing the ball during a football game against Fairfield Ludlowe High School played at Fairfield Ludlowe High School, Fairfield, CT on Friday, September 18, 2015.

via http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/High-school-football-Ludlowe-no-match-for-6515224.php

Fairfield Ludlowe High School defensive back Matthew Landry almost.... photo: 8656362 slideshow 847

Fairfield Ludlowe High School defensive back Matthew Landry almost makes an interception on a pass by Trumbull High School quarterback John McElroy but canA t get a handle on the ball during a football game played at Fairfield Ludlowe High School, Fairfield, CT on Friday, September 18, 2015.

via http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/slideshow/The-week-in-photos-847/photo-8656362.php

14 Uplifting Facts About Victoria's Secret

... shoplifting rings. From 2007 to 2014, shoplifters carried away nearly $20,000 worth of merchandise from a Fairfield, Conn. store; last fall, one Florida-based "entrepreneur" made $53,000 selling stolen Victoria's Secret underwear. (In a 2007 story ...

via http://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/fashion/14-uplifting-facts-about-victorias-secret/ar-AAeb4fv?srcref=rss

Notre Dame High School Soccer Beats Stratford

First Selectman issues statement on what the town has been doing to keep GE in Fairfield, says he's in active communication with both sides. Niche.com has ranked school systems across the country and compiled a list of the best school districts in Connecticut.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/notre-dame-high-school-soccer-beats-stratford-0?

Tetreau: 'Very Real Chance' GE Will Leave Connecticut

First Selectman issues statement on what the town has been doing to keep GE in Fairfield, says he's in active communication with both sides. Let me first say that on behalf of the Town, I am in active communication with both GE and the Governor's office and have been ever since GE's announcement that it is considering leaving the State.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/tetreau-very-real-chance-ge-will-leave-connecticut-0?

Charlie Rose Event Scheduled in Fairfield

The Charlie Rose event that is part of the Quick Center's 25th Anniversary Celebration this Saturday will be rescheduled. Yesterday, Charlie Rose informed us that he is unable to host the Quick Center's 25th Anniversary Celebration this Saturday, September 19th.

via http://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/charlie-rose-event-scheduled-fairfield-0?