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Fairfield Morning Briefing: Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013

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

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. On this day in 1964, 22-year-old Cassius Clay knocked out heavyweight boxing champion Sonny Liston.

Famous birthdays include Levi Strauss – 1829; William "Buffalo Bill" Cody – 1846; Jackie Gleason – 1916; Johnny Gleason – 1932.

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HEADLINES

  • Learn about Fairfield Summer Camps at March 5 Open House
  • Great Movies Time (Might) Forget
  • Letter: No Alternative to Cutting Fairfield's Budget
  • 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

  • Community Cinema - 'The Powerbroker' Screening: 7 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, free. "The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights follows his journey from segregated Kentucky to head of the National Urban League."
  • General Public Ticket Sales Event for Flo Rida Concert: 12 p.m. - 7 p.m., Sacred Heart University Hawley Lounge. "Purchase a ticket in person and your name will be entered into a raffle to win VIP entrance to the show for you and 10 of your friends!"

 

FAIRFIELD CINEMAS AT BULLARD SQUARE SHOWTIMES

 

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

  • Board of Education: 7:30 p.m., Board of Education Conference Room (501 Kings Highway East second floor) (agenda)
  • Town Planning & Zoning Commission: 7:30 p.m., McKinley School

 

FORECAST as of 3 p.m. on Monday: 

  • Tuesday: "Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Northeast wind 6 to 13 mph becoming east in the afternoon."
  • Tuesday night: "Rain, mainly after 9 p.m. Low around 36. Breezy, with an east wind 16 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible."

 

INTERSTATE TRAFFIC CAMS

See also Fairfield Patch’s "Commute” page.

 

TIDES & TIMES

  • Low tide: 5:24 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 6:32 a.m.
  • High tide: 11:25 a.m.
  • Sunset: 5:41 p.m.
  • Low tide: 5:44 p.m.
  • High tide: 11:46 p.m.

 

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

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