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Fairfield Morning Briefing: Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 [Weekend Planner]

Local events, announcements, and reminders to start your day.

Today is Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. On this day in 1884, the first portion -- or fascicle -- of the Oxford English Dictionary debuted.

Famous birthdays include Clark Gable – 1901; Langston Hughes – 1902; Sherman Hemsley – 1938; Rick James – 1948.

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HEADLINES

  • Fairfield Beach Road Properties Sell for $2.45 Million
  • Letter: Some Observations on Tetreau's State of the Town Address
  • Letter: 'Town Budget Needs to Reflect Affordability'
  • Fairfield Students Named to Fairfield University Dean's List
  • Newtown News Center
  • Police Blotter
  • Local Voices

 

COMMUNITY SPORTS GALLERY

Want your photos and/or write-ups from Fairfield youth or recreational sports featured on Fairfield Patch? Add them to the Community Sports Gallery.

 

EVENTS & REMINDERS

Friday

  • FTC Winter Thaw: 7 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, $100. "We're having a party and you are invited! Please join us for a night of great food, live music and dancing, and tons of fun."

Saturday

  • DIY Handweaving Craft Salon: 11 a.m., Fairfield Woods Branch Library, free. "Crafters, come learn the art of handweaving at the library’s craft salon."
  • Grey Matter Matters: 7 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, $20. "A benefit concert for the American Brain Tumor Association."

Sunday

  • Chowdafest: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Webster Bank Arena (600 Main Street, Bridgeport) $10. " Chowdafest is the premier soup & chowder competition where you are the judge!  Sample over 30 different decadent chowder, soup & bisques then rate your favorites."

 

FAIRFIELD CINEMAS AT BULLARD SQUARE SHOWTIMES

 

FORECAST as of 3 p.m. on Thursday:

  • Friday: "A slight chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a northwest wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent."
  • Friday night: "Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph."
  • Saturday: "Partly sunny, with a high near 31. West wind 7 to 13 mph."
  • Saturday night: "Light snow likely, mainly after 2 a.m. Cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent."
  • Sunday: "Snow likely before 11 a.m., then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible."
  • Sunday night: "A chance of rain and snow before 7 p.m., then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent."

 

INTERSTATE TRAFFIC CAMS

See also Fairfield Patch’s "Commute” page.

 

TIDES & TIMES

Friday

  • High tide: 2:17 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 7:04 a.m.
  • Low tide: 8:43 a.m.
  • High tide: 2:41 p.m.
  • Sunset: 5:10 p.m.
  • Low tide: 9 p.m.

Saturday

  • High tide: 3:06 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 7:03 a.m.
  • Low tide: 9:38 a.m.
  • High tide: 3:36 p.m.
  • Sunset: 5:11 p.m.
  • Low tide: 9:54 p.m.

Sunday

  • High tide: 4:02 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 7:02 a.m.
  • Low tide: 10:39 a.m.
  • High tide: 4:37 p.m.
  • Sunset: 5:13 p.m.
  • Low tide: 10:54 p.m.

 

Forecast obtained from the National Weather Service; tide information obtained from saltwatertides.com (calibrated to Southport Harbor).

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