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Fairfield Morning Briefing: Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013

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

Today is Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. On this day in 1861, Delaware rejected a proposal to secede from the Union.

Famous birthdays include J.R.R. Tolkien – 1892; George Martin – 1926; Mel Gibson – 1956; Eli Manning – 1981.  

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HEADLINES

 

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

See the Events Calendar for Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.

 

FAIRFIELD CINEMAS AT BULLARD SQUARE SHOWTIMES

  • Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away 3D ­– 11:55 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 7 p.m., 9:15 p.m. (1 hr., 31 min.) – IMDb ­– Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer
  • Hitchcock ­– 11:45 a.m., 2:20 p.m., 5 p.m., 7:40 p.m., 10:05 p.m. (1 hr., 38 min.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in 3D –10:05 p.m. (2 hrs., 46 min.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – 11:15 a.m., 3:05 p.m., 6:40 p.m. (2 hrs., 46 min.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer
  • Les Miserables – 11:30 a.m., 12 p.m., 2:55 p.m., 3:25 p.m., 6:20 p.m., 6:50 p.m., 9:45 p.m., 10:15 p.m. ­– IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer
  • Lincoln – 11:50 a.m., 3:15 p.m., 6:35 p.m., 9:55 p.m. ­(2 hrs., 30 min.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer
  • Parental Guidance – 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 7:10 p.m., 10 p.m. (1 hr., 44 min.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer
  • Silver Linings Playbook – 12:50 p.m., 4:05 p.m., 7:20 p.m., 10:20 p.m. (2 hrs.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer
  • This is 40 – 12:20 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 10:10 p.m. (2 hrs., 13 min.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer

 

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

  • Zoning Board of Appeals: 3 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall (725 Old Post Road) first floor conference room (agenda)
  • Retirement Board for Police and Firefighters: 4:30 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall, second floor conference room (agenda)
  •  Conservation Commission/Inlands Wetlands Agency: 7:30 p.m., Holland Hill School All-Purpose Room (agenda)

 

FORECAST as of 3 p.m. on Wednesday:

  • Thursday: "Sunny, with a high near 33. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon."
  • Thursday night: "Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 9 to 13 mph."

 

INTERSTATE TRAFFIC CAMS

See also Fairfield Patch’s "Commute” page.

 

TIDES & TIMES

  • High tide: 2:48 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 7:18 a.m.
  • Low tide: 9:05 a.m.
  • High tide: 3:06 p.m.
  • Sunset: 4:37 p.m.
  • Low tide: 9:26 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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