Update, 12:50 p.m., Oct. 30
The following grocery stores are open today:
- Stop & Shop Market - 800 Villa Avenue, Fairfield, dry goods only
- Stop & Shop Market - 2145 Fairfield Avenue (Bridgeport), dry goods only
- Stop & Shop Market - 4531 Main Street, Bpt, Full Service
- Stop & Shop Market - 1790 Post Road, Westport, Dry Goods Only
- Stop & Shop Market - 100 Quality St, Trumbull, Dry Goods Only
- Stop & Shop Market - 5 River Road, Wilton, Full Service
- Shoprite - 250 Barnum Ave Cutoff, Stratfield, Full Service
- Target - Trumbull Shopping Mall, Full Service
As we hunker down to ride out Hurricane Sandy, we want to make sure that Fairfield stays connected. For live updates during the storm, be sure to download our App for your smartphone or tablet and 'like' Fairfield Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
As you send us messages through social media, email (caitlin.mazzola) and text message (203-446-7090), we’ll make sure the information is added here to this story in the comments and on the map found above. If you notice wires down or a tree across the road, please alert authorities and then let us know so we can spread the word quickly. You can comment right on this story to make sure readers know what’s going on in your neighborhood.
The affects of Irene are hard for us to forget and at times, water and batteries were scarce about town. You can share info about where to find these items and who has gotten the latest delivery by commenting here.
Fairfield Patch is all about connecting neighbors and helping neighbors so we hope you’ll find this information hub helpful as we brave the storm together. Stay safe Fairfield!
Helpful stories and links and tips:
Fairfield Evacuations Upgraded to Level 4 Event [UPDATED] (This article will act as the hub for all breaking news and Fairfield-specific Hurricane Sandy updates)
Hurricane Sandy CT Live Blog
Tracking Sandy's Approach [UPDATED]
Fairfield Ludlowe High School (pet-friendly)
To report an outage, call:1-800-7-CALL-UI (1-800-722-5584) and give location and specifics.
Department of Emergency Management
The Fairfield Police Department will be the center for emergency management. Residents with questions and non-life threatening emergencies should call the Town Emergency Information Line at 203-254-4899.
Parking restrictions have been lifted at Tomlinson Middle School, Roger Ludlowe Middle School, Fairfield Ludlowe High School, street parking north of I-95, and in railroad/commuter lots, should you need to move your car.
The Fairfield Chamber of Commerce will make a decision Wednesday morning regarding the town's annual Trick-or-Treat on Safety Street, scheduled for Wednesday afternoon.
During a press conference Sunday, First Selectman Michael Tetreau was asked about "postponing" Halloween/trick-or-treating across town to the weekend. A decision regarding Halloween will not be made until after the storm has passed and damage is assessed.