Fairfield Morning Briefing: Monday, Nov. 26, 2012

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

Today is Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. On this day in 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt established the modern Thanksgiving holiday after he signed a bill that officially designated the fourth Thursday of November as Thanksgiving Day.

Famous birthdays include Charles Schulz ­– 1922; Robert Goulet – 1933; Tina Turner – 1939; Natasha Bedingfield – 1981.



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  • Campaign Notebook
  • Local Voices



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  • 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."
  • Great Information on How to Be Fit: 7 p.m., Fairfield Woods Branch Library, free. "Gary Camillo has been a fitness and strength-training coach for more than 25 years.  He is the owner of Camillo Health and Fitness in Fairfield and is a Certified Holistic Health Coach.  'It is more than just sets and reps,' says Camillo. He will teach the five pillars of human movement:  pushing, pulling, level changes, locomotion and rotation.  Gary will also discuss proper nutrition and how “real” food can be used to help build muscle and strength. Advanced registration is required due to the limited space."





  • Representative Town Meeting: 8 p.m., Board of Education Conference Room (501 Kings Highway East, second floor) (agenda)


FORECAST as of 3 p.m. on Sunday:

  • Monday: "Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. West wind 10 to 13 mph.."
  • Monday night: "A chance of snow, mainly after 4 a.m. Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. West wind 6 to 8 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent."



See also Fairfield Patch’s "Commute” page.



  • Low tide: 3:13 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 6:54 a.m.
  • High tide: 9:23 a.m.
  • Low tide: 3:51 p.m.
  • Sunset: 4:26 p.m.
  • High tide: 9:54 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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