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Fairfield Morning Briefing: Wednesday, June 27, 2012

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

Today is Wednesday, June 27, 2012. On this day in 1950, President Harry S. Truman ordered U.S. forces to Korea.

Famous birthdays include Helen Keller – 1880; Ross Perot – 1930; Tobey Maguire – 1975; Khloe Kardashian – 1984.  

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HEADLINES

 

COMMUNITY SPORTS GALLERY

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EVENTS & REMINDERS

  • : 2 p.m., , free. "Learn about the newest concept in long-term care planning. Senior Choice at Home® is designed to provide protection for individuals who wish to remain in their home, ensure their care and protect their assets as their healthcare needs change."
  • : 7 p.m., , free. " Find out about the three simple documents you need to get control of your finances.  Learn the tried and true, cash-only envelope system."

 

AT BULLARD SQUARE SHOWTIMES

  • The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – 12:50 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 7 p.m., 9:50 p.m. (1 hr., 58 min.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer
  • Brave – 12:45 p.m., 3:10 p.m., 5:35 p.m., 8 p.m., 10:25 p.m. (1 hr., 40 min.) – IMDb ­– Rotten Tomatoes ­– Trailer
  • Brave in Disney Digital 3D  – 12:15 p.m., 2:40 p.m., 5:05 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 9:55 p.m. (1 hr., 40 min.) – IMDb ­– Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer
  • The Dictator – 7:20 p.m., 9:35 p.m. (1 hr., 23 min.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer
  • Hysteria – 12:35 p.m., 3 p.m., 5:20 p.m., 7:40 p.m., 10:10 p.m. (1 hr., 35 min.) – IMDb – Rotten TomatoesTrailer
  • Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted – 12:55 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 10 p.m. (1 hr., 33 min.) – IMDbRotten Tomatoes – Trailer
  • Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted 3D – 12:25 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 5 p.m. (1 hr., 33 min.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer
  • Men in Black 3 – 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7:10 p.m., 9:40 p.m. (1 hr., 46 min.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer
  • Moonrise Kingdom – 12:30 p.m., 2:50 p.m., 5:10 p.m., 7:25 p.m., 10:05 p.m. (1 hr., 33 min.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer
  • Seeking a Friend for the End of the World – 12 p.m., 2:25 p.m., 4:50 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 9:45 p.m. (1 hr., 34 min.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes ­– Trailer

 

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

  • Special Projects Standing Committee Special Meeting: 3 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall (725 Old Post Road) second floor conference room (agenda)
  • Bicycle/Pedestrian Safety Plan Advisory Committee: 5 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall second floor conference room (agenda)
  • Special Meeting: 6 p.m., 15 Pine Tree Lane (agenda)
  • Special Meeting: 7 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall (agenda)

 

FORECAST as of 2 p.m. on Tuesday:

  • Wednesday: “A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11 a.m. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind between 11 and 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.”
  • Wednesday night: “Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind between 8 and 10 mph.”

 

INTERSTATE TRAFFIC CAMS

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

 

TIDES & TIMES

  • Sunrise: 5:22 a.m.
  • High tide: 5:31 a.m.
  • Low tide: 11:48 a.m.
  • High tide: 6:02 p.m.
  • Sunset: 8:30 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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