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Fairfield Morning Briefing: Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012

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Fairfield Morning Briefing: Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012

Today is Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. On this day in 1957, rock-and-roll star Elvis Presley received his draft notice from the United States Army.

Famous birthdays include Irene Dunne– 1898; Dick Wolf – 1946; David Cook – 1982; Jonah Hill – 1983.  

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HEADLINES

 

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

  • Holiday Book Sale: 9 a.m., Fairfield Public Library. "The Friends of the Fairfield Public Library will have their annual Holiday Book Sale on Saturday, December 1 through Friday, December 21 at the Main Library, 1080 Old Post Road.  The sale will be held during regular Library hours.  There will be a large selection of children’s and young adult books, as well as holiday books and adult fiction.  There will also be some “special” books, such as collector and antiquarian books, available. All proceeds from the book sale, which is run by the Friends of the Fairfield Library, will benefit the Library."

 

FAIRFIELD CINEMAS AT BULLARD SQUARE SHOWTIMES

 

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

  • Human Services Commission: 4 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall (725 Old Post Road) second floor conference room ( agenda)
  • Conservation Commission: 7:30 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall second floor conference room ( agenda)

 

FORECAST as of 3 p.m. on Wednesday:

  • Thursday: "Increasing clouds, with a high near 43. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon."
  • Thursday night: "Rain, mainly after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. Low around 40. Breezy, with a southeast wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible."

 

INTERSTATE TRAFFIC CAMS

See also Fairfield Patch’s "Commute” page.

 

TIDES & TIMES

  • High tide: 4:36 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 7:14 a.m.
  • Low tide: 11:03 a.m.
  • High tide: 5:04 p.m.
  • Sunset: 4:27 p.m.
  • Low tide: 11:19 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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