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Fairfield Morning Briefing: Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013

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

Today is Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. On this day in 1965, African American nationalist and religious leader Malcolm X was assassinated in New York City.

Famous birthdays include Nina Simone – 1933; Alan Rickman – 1946; Jennifer Love Hewitt – 1979; Ashley Greene – 1987.

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HEADLINES

  • Fairfield Woman Launches 'Errand Hopper' Service
  • Beer & Wine Tasting Tonight to Benefit CT Burn Center
  • Seeking Common Ground on Gun Violence Legislation
  • Newtown News Center
  • Police Blotter
  • 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 Kids Cooking Class: 4 p.m., Whole Foods Market, free. " Kids will help prepare two recipes with a Veggiecation instructor, while learning about the nutritional benefits of the ingredients used."
  • Will Your Resume Get You the Interview? 7 p.m., Fairfield Public Library, free. "Master resume writer Cathy Alfandre will discuss what a resume should look like in today’s competitive marketplace."

 

FAIRFIELD CINEMAS AT BULLARD SQUARE SHOWTIMES

 

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

  • Harbor Management Commission Special Meeting: 4:30 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall (725 Old Post Road) second floor conference room (agenda)
  • Conservation Commission: 7:30 p.m., Sullivan Indepencen Hall second floor conference room (agenda)

 

FORECAST as of 3 p.m. on Wednesday:

  • Thursday: "Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 21 mph."
  • Thursday night: "Mostly clear, with a low around 23. Northwest wind 7 to 16 mph."

 

INTERSTATE TRAFFIC CAMS

See also Fairfield Patch’s "Commute” page.

 

TIDES & TIMES

  • Low tide: 1:41 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 6:39 a.m.
  • High tide: 7:51 a.m.
  • Low tide: 2:19 p.m.
  • Sunset: 5:35 p.m.
  • High tide: 8:22 p.m.

 

Forecast obtained from the National Weather Service; tide information obtained from saltwatertides.com (calibrated to Southport Harbor).

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