Fairfield Morning Briefing: Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013

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

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. On this day in 1967, the Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas City Chiefs in the first-ever Super Bowl.

Famous birthdays include Aristotle Onassis – 1906; Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – 1929; Drew Brees – 1979; Matt Holliday – 1980.  



  • Newtown's Sad One-Month Anniversary
  • Sandy Hook Promise Takes Message to the World
  • Flu Shot Clinic in Fairfield Today from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Newtown News Center
  • Police Blotter
  • Local Voices



Want your photos and/or write-ups from Fairfield youth or recreational sports featured on Fairfield Patch? Add them to the Community Sports Gallery.



  • Reinvent Your Financial Future at the Library - Mortgage/Housing Options: 7 p.m., Fairfield Public Library, free. "Rent? Buy? Refinance? Reverse Mortgage?  Avoid Foreclosure!  These are some of the topics that will be covered with Connecticut Department of Banking representative Michael Buchas."
  • Mercy Learning Center Volunteer Tutor Training: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Mercy Learning Center (637 Park Avenue, Bridgeport), free. "The Center is seeking volunteers to teach reading, math and/or ESL in its one-on-one or small group tutoring program. Training and materials provided. No experience necessary."





  • Board of Education Ad Hoc Communications Committee: 9:30 a.m., Board of Education Conference Room (501 Kings Highway East, second floor) (agenda)
  • Harbor Management Commission: 4:30 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall (725 Old Post Road) second floor conference room (agenda)
  • Ethics Commission: 5 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall basement conference room (agenda)
  • Board of Education Policy Committee: 6:50 p.m., Board of Education Conference Room (agenda)
  • Joint Retirement Investment Board: 7 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall second floor conference room (agenda)
  • Special Board of Finance: 7:30 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall first floor conference room (agenda)
  • Board of Education: 7:30 p.m., Board of Education Conference Room (agenda)


FORECAST as of 3 p.m. on Monday:

  • Tuesday: "Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the afternoon."
  • Tuesday night: "Snow and sleet, mainly after 1 a.m. Low around 34. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible."



See also Fairfield Patch’s "Commute” page.



  • High tide: 1:24 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 7:16 a.m.
  • Low tide: 7:42 a.m.
  • High tide: 1:46 p.m.
  • Sunset: 4:49 p.m.
  • Low tide: 8:05 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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