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Fairfield Morning Briefing: Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013

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

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. On this day in 1877, Crazy Horse fought his last battle against the U.S. Calvary.

Famous birthdays include Elvis Presley – 1935; Stephen Hawking – 1942; David Bowie – 1947; R. Kelly – 1967.  

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HEADLINES

  • Budget Season Begins in Fairfield: $1.3 Million in Capital Projects Proposed
  • Isn't '20 Children and 6 Adults' Enough?
  • 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

  • Chiropractic Center of Fairfield & the ViSalus 90-Day Challenge: 6 p.m., - 7:30 p.m., 2452 Black Rock Turnpike, free. " You will have the opportunity to learn all about the challenge and sample several great-tasting recipes! Learn why 150,000 people joined The Challenge just last month!"
  • Narrowing the Digital Divide - A Pathways to Parenting Program: 7 p.m., Fairfield Public Library, free. " Tech expert Bud Freund will share strategies for learning more about what kids are doing online and offer suggestions on creating limits and controls."

 

FAIRFIELD CINEMAS AT BULLARD SQUARE SHOWTIMES

 

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

 

  • Housing Authority: 6 p.m., 15 Pine Tree Lane (agenda)
  • Town Planning and Zoning Commission: 7:30 p.m., McKinley School auditorium (agenda)
  • Board of Finance: 7:30 p.m., Board of Education conference room (501 Kings Highway East, second floor) (agenda)

 

 

FORECAST as of 3 p.m. on Monday:

 

  • Tuesday: "Sunny, with a high near 43. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph."
  • Tuesday night: "Mostly clear, with a low around 31. West wind 5 to 7 mph."

 

INTERSTATE TRAFFIC CAMS

 

See also Fairfield Patch’s "Commute” page.

 

 

 

TIDES & TIMES

 

  • ·      Low tide: 1:19 a.m.
  • ·      Sunrise: 7:18 a.m.
  • ·      High tide: 7:32 a.m.
  • ·      Low tide: 2:07 p.m.
  • ·      Sunset: 4:42 p.m.
  • ·      Low 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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