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Fairfield Morning Briefing: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013

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

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. On this day in 1952, King George VI of Great Britain died and his daughter, Princess Elizabeth, becomes queen. She was officially crowned Queen Elizabeth II in June 1953.

Famous birthdays include Babe Ruth – 1895; Ronald Reagan – 1911; Bob Marley  – 1945; Axl Rose – 1962.

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HEADLINES

  • Fire Commission Promotes Seven New Officers
  • Connecticut's Approach to Gun Legislation
  • Submit Questions for Feb. 11 Beach Area Rebuilding Info Session by Friday
  • CONTEST: Best Locket Inscriptions Win ANNIE Tix on Broadway
  • 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

  • League of Women Voters Sponsors Tax Assessor Review of Senior Tax Relief: 10 a.m., Fairfield Senior Center Activity Room, free. "Tax Assessor Don Ross will explain the procedures and any changes to the program in order to qualify for this relief."
  • Mystic Bowie: 7 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, $20. "The magnetic reggae hero returns to StageOne to celebrate the birthday of reggae's most transcendent and iconic figure, Bob Marley."

 

FAIRFIELD CINEMAS AT BULLARD SQUARE SHOWTIMES

 

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

  • Board of Selectmen: 4:30 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall  (725 Old Post Road) first floor conference room (agenda)

 

FORECAST as of 3 p.m. on Tuesday:

  • Wednesday: "A chance of light snow, mainly before 7 a.m. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 41. West wind 6 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent."
  • Wednesday night: "Mostly clear, with a low around 21. North wind 9 to 14 mph."

 

INTERSTATE TRAFFIC CAMS

See also Fairfield Patch’s "Commute” page.

 

TIDES & TIMES

  • Low tide: 1:05 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 6:58 a.m.
  • High tide: 7:14 a.m.
  • Low tide: 1:53 p.m.
  • Sunset: 5:16 p.m.
  • High tide: 7:52 p.m.

 

Forecast obtained from the National Weather Service; tide information obtained from saltwatertides.com (calibrated to Southport Harbor).

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