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Fairfield Morning Briefing: Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

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

Today is Monday, Nov. 19, 2012. On this day in 1963, President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address during the dedication of a military cemetery at Gettysburg, Pa.

Famous birthdays include Larry King – 1933; Calvin Klein – 1942; Meg Ryan – 1961; Jodie Foster – 1962.

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HEADLINES

  • FEMA Re-Opens Fairfield Office for Storm Assistance
  • Fairfield Holds Special Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Following Storm Sandy
  • Thanksgiving in Fairfield
  • Police Blotter
  • Campaign Notebook
  • 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

  • Free Car Washes: All day, Russell Speeder's (620 Villa Avenue), free. "In the aftermath of our most recent storm Russell Speeders Care Wash, at 620 Villa Avenue, Fairfield, is offering Free Car Washes now through December 6th. Fairfield will be our 19th location and we look forward to being a good neighbor in our new home. It’s our small way of helping others when they need help. It’s our small way of saying welcome to our new community."
  • Free Blood Glucose Screening: 4 p.m. - 8 p.m., ShopRite of Fairfield, free. "Know your numbers- get your Glucose checked at Grade A ShopRite's FREE Glucose Screening and Diabetes Awareness Event! Meet in-store health professionals to learn about healthy living, product sampling and more!

 

FAIRFIELD CINEMAS AT BULLARD SQUARE SHOWTIMES

 

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

  • Board of Library Trustees: 7 p.m., Fairfield Woods Branch Library (agenda)
  • Joint Meeting of RTM Subcommittees - Law & Administration, Finance, Public Works & Planning: 7:30 p.m., Penfield Pavilion

 

FORECAST as of 3 p.m. on Sunday:

  • Monday: "Sunny, with a high near 51. Northeast wind around 9 mph."
  • Monday night: "Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph."

 

INTERSTATE TRAFFIC CAMS

See also Fairfield Patch’s "Commute” page.

 

TIDES & TIMES

  • High tide: 3:08 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 6:46 a.m.
  • Low tide: 9:25 a.m.
  • High tide: 3:32 p.m.
  • Sunset: 4:30 p.m.
  • Low tide: 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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