Fairfield Morning Briefing: Monday, Dec. 17, 2012

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

Today is Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. On this day in 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright made the first successful flight in an airplane in Kitty Hawk, N.C.

Famous birthdays include William Safire– 1929; Eugene Levy – 1946; Duff Goldman – 1974; Milla Jovovich – 1975.  





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  • 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."




FORECAST as of 3 p.m. on Sunday:

  • Monday: " Rain or drizzle likely, mainly before 8 a.m. Cloudy, with a high near 46. East wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible."
  • Monday night: " Rain. Areas of fog. Low around 42. East wind 9 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible."



See also Fairfield Patch’s "Commute” page.



  • High tide: 1:48 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 7:13 a.m.
  • Low tide: 8:03 a.m.
  • High tide: 2:09 p.m.
  • Sunset: 4:26 p.m.
  • Low tide: 8:34 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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