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Fairfield Morning Briefing: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013

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

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. On this day in 2008, the Writers Guild of America strike ends after 100 days.

Famous birthdays include Abraham Lincoln – 1809; Charles Darwin – 1809; Christina Ricci – 1980; Robert Griffin III – 1990.

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HEADLINES

  • Committee to Update Town's Affordable Housing Plan
  • PHOTOS: Scenes from a Snowbound Fairfield
  • Letter: Connecticut Must Set 'Gold Standard' for Gun Regulation
  • Fairfield Students Named to University of Vermont Dean's List
  • 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

See the Events Calendar for Tuesday, Feb. 12. Events may have been cancelled due to this weekend's blizzard.  

 

FAIRFIELD CINEMAS AT BULLARD SQUARE SHOWTIMES

 

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS (subject to cancellation due to blizzard)

  • Board of Education Ad Hoc Communications Committee: 9:30 a.m., Board of Education Conference Room (501 Kings Highway East second floor) (agenda)
  • RTM Redistricting Committee: 5 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall (725 Old Post Road) first floor conference room (agenda)
  • Housing Authority: 6 p.m., 15 Pine Tree Lane (agenda)
  • Town Plan and Zoning Commission: 7:30 p.m., McKinley School (agenda)

 

FORECAST as of 3 p.m. on Monday:

  • Tuesday: "Partly sunny, with a high near 42. West wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph."
  • Tuesday night: "Mostly clear, with a low around 27. West wind 11 to 16 mph."

 

INTERSTATE TRAFFIC CAMS

See also Fairfield Patch’s "Commute” page.

 

TIDES & TIMES

  • High tide: 12:09 a.m.
  • Low tide: 6:31 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 6:51 a.m.
  • High tide: 12:32 p.m.
  • Sunset: 5:24 p.m.
  • Low tide: 6:51 p.m.

 

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

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