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Fairfield Morning Briefing: Monday, Aug. 20, 2012

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

Today is Monday, Aug. 20, 2012. On this day in 1911, the first telegram to travel around the world is sent from a dispatcher in the New York Times office.

Famous birthdays include Ron Paul – 1935; Robert Plant – 1948; Al Roker – 1954; Amy Adams – 1974.  

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HEADLINES

 

COMMUNITY SPORTS GALLERY

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EVENTS & REMINDERS

See the Events Calendar for Monday, Aug. 20.

 

AT BULLARD SQUARE SHOWTIMES

 

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

  • : 7 p.m.,

 

FORECAST as of 12:30 p.m. on Saturday:

  • Monday: "A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Light northeast wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent."
  • Monday night: "A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent."

 

INTERSTATE TRAFFIC CAMS

See also Fairfield Patch’s "Commute” page.

 

 

TIDES & TIMES

  • High tide: 1:26 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 6:08 a.m.
  • Low tide: 7:42 a.m.
  • High tide: 1:50 p.m.  
  • Sunset: 7:44 p.m.
  • Low tide: 8:10 p.m.

 

Forecast obtained from the National Weather Service; tide information obtained from saltwatertides.com (calibrated to the closest selection to Fairfield, Bridgeport Harbor).

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