Fairfield Morning Briefing: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012

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

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. On this day in 1957, Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., became racially integrated.

Famous birthdays include William Faulkner – 1897; Barbara Walters – 1929; Christopher Reeve – 1952; Will Smith – 1968.



  • Fairfield RTM Has Its Say on Tetreau/Hiller Agreement
  • Patch In: Happy Birthdays and Suicide
  • Observe Yom Kippur 2012 in Fairfield
  • Letter: Former Student Supports Chris DeSanctis
  • Coastal Fairfield County Business Owners: Free Social Media Training
  • Police Blotter
  • Campaign Notebook
  • Local Voices



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  • Fairfield Rotary Foundation 25th Annual Golf Classic: 11 a.m, $250. "Fairfield Rotary Foundation will be hosting its 25th Annual Golf Classic to support the Fairfield Foundation."
  • Veteran Sportswriter Jack Cavanaugh to Speak at the Library: 7 p.m., Fairfield Public Library, free." He will be presenting his book, 'Season of ’42:  Joe D., Teddy Ballgame, and Baseball’s Fight to Survive a Turbulent First Year of War'."
  • Cheese School: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m., Fairfield Cheese Company, $45. "Are you a cheese lover? Do you want to know more about it? Cheese 101 is the place to start. Sit and relax over a plate of some of our best cheeses (with a little wine to wash it down, of course) as Laura and Chris bare the basics."
  • Connecticut in the Civil War: 7 p.m., Fairfield Museum and History Center, $5 for members/$8 for nonmembers. "Matthew Warshauer of Central Connecticut State University will introduce the varied attitudes toward slavery and race before, during, and after the war." Register by noon today -- see event listing for details.





  • Not-for-Profit Committee: 4:30 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall (second floor conference room) (agenda)


FORECAST as of 3 p.m. on Monday:

  • Tuesday:  "Sunny, with a high near 71. Southwest wind 7 to 15 mph."
  • Tuesday night: "A slight chance of showers after 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent."



See also Fairfield Patch’s "Commute” page.



  • Low tide: 1:51 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 6:44 a.m.
  • High tide: 7:57 a.m.
  • Low tide: 2:14 p.m.  
  • Sunset: 6:44 p.m.
  • High tide: 8:23 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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