Fairfield Morning Briefing: Tuesday, June 5, 2012

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

Today is Tuesday, June 5, 2012. On this day in 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt took the United States off the gold standard.

Famous birthdays include Jill Biden – 1951; Kenny G – 1956; Mark Wahlberg – 1971; Pete Wentz – 1979.  





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  • : 12 p.m., , free. “Join Maria Grice, Public Affairs Specialist from the Social Security Administration for a discussion of Social Security issues.  Retirement, Medicare, spouse’s benefits and online resources and services will be covered.  Bring your questions.”
  • : 5 p.m. – 7 p.m., , $20. “Artisan for Great Evening and support The Tiny Miracles Foundation - with special guest speaker Dr. Jeffrey Rosenthal.”
  • : 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., , $45. This week’s class: “Cheesemongers’ favorites.”
  • 7 p.m., , free. “Join economist Patrick Flaherty for an update on Connecticut employment trends, national industry and occupational projections, and highlights about the fasted growing professions.”





  • Retirement Board Quarterly Meeting: 4:30 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall (725 Old Post Road)
  • Building Committee: 7 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall
  • : 7:30 p.m., Board of Education Conference Room (501 Kings Highway East, second floor) (agenda)



FORECAST as of 2:30 p.m. on Monday:

  • Tuesday: “Scattered showers, mainly after 10 a.m. Cloudy, with a high near 67. Northeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible..”
  • Tuesday night: “Scattered showers before 2 a.m. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind between 3 and 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.”



See also Fairfield Patch’s “Traffic & Gas Prices” page.



  • High tide: 12:03 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 5:21 a.m.
  • Low tide: 6:35 a.m.
  • High tide: 12:39 a.m.
  • Low tide: 6:46 p.m.
  • Sunset: 8:22 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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