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Fairfield Morning Briefing: Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013

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

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. On this day in 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court decriminalized abortion in the case of "Roe v. Wade."

Famous birthdays include Betty White – 1922; Muhammad Ali – 1942; Jim Carrey – 1962; Michelle Obama – 1964.  

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HEADLINES

  • The Newtown Tragedy and the Stigma of Mental Illness
  • Fairfield Metro Developer: 'It's Time to Build Something We Can Be Proud Of'
  • Fairfield Students Named to Clemson University 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

  • Play with Your Food: 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, $43. "Gourmet lunch provided by The Pantry, readings of short plays, discussion with actors."
  • New Laws Pertaining to Wills - What Do You Need to Know? 12 p.m., Fairfield Public Library, free. "Join lawyer Heather Lange as she provides up-to-date information on the new laws that pertain to wills and estates."

 

FAIRFIELD CINEMAS AT BULLARD SQUARE SHOWTIMES

 

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

  • Board of Education Budget Workshop: 7:30 p.m., Board of Education Conference Room (501 Kings Highway East, second floor) (agenda)
  • RTM Subcommittees Joint Meeting: 7:30 p.m., McKinley Elementary School
  • Plan and Zoning Commission: 7:30 p.m., McKinley Elementary School (agenda)

 

FORECAST as of 3 p.m. on Thursday:

  • Tuesday: "A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent."
  • Tuesday night: "Partly cloudy, with a low around 17."

 

INTERSTATE TRAFFIC CAMS

See also Fairfield Patch’s "Commute” page.

 

TIDES & TIMES

  • Low tide: 1:22 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 7:12 a.m.
  • High tide: 7:37 a.m.
  • Low tide: 2:07 p.m.
  • Sunset: 4:57 p.m.
  • High tide: 8:10 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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