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Fairfield Morning Briefing: Monday, Dec. 10, 2012

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

Today is Monday, Dec. 10, 2012. On this day in 1901, the first Nobel Prizes were awarded in Stockholm, Sweden.

Famous birthdays include Emily Dickinson– 1830; Michael Clarke Duncan – 1957; Kenneth Branagh– 1960; Bobby Flay – 1964.  

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HEADLINES

  • Fairfield Parents Demand Answers about Changes in Math Program
  • One Rod Hwy Renamed After Former DPW Director
  • Police Blotter
  • Holiday Guide 2012
  • 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

  • Holiday Book Sale: 9 a.m., Fairfield Public Library. "The Friends of the Fairfield Public Library will have their annual Holiday Book Sale on Saturday, December 1 through Friday, December 21 at the Main Library, 1080 Old Post Road.  The sale will be held during regular Library hours.  There will be a large selection of children’s and young adult books, as well as holiday books and adult fiction.  There will also be some “special” books, such as collector and antiquarian books, available. All proceeds from the book sale, which is run by the Friends of the Fairfield Library, will benefit the Library."
  • Home Energy Efficiency Renovation Forum: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., Pequot Library, free. "Fairfield residents who are rebuilding or remodeling are encouraged to attend this forum to learn more about many of the options that they have."

 

FAIRFIELD CINEMAS AT BULLARD SQUARE SHOWTIMES

 

FORECAST as of 3 p.m. on Friday:

  • Monday: "Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 62. South wind 9 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible."
  • Monday night: "Showers likely, mainly before 11 p.m. Cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible."

 

INTERSTATE TRAFFIC CAMS

See also Fairfield Patch’s "Commute” page.

 

TIDES & TIMES  

  • Low tide: 1:40 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 7:08 a.m.
  • High tide: 7:52 a.m.
  • Low tide: 2:25 p.m.
  • Sunset: 4:24 p.m.
  • High tide: 8:27 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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