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Fairfield Morning Briefing: Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012

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

Fairfield Morning Briefing: Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012. On this day in 1854, future President Abraham Lincoln speaks out against slavery.

Famous birthdays include Oscar Wilde – 1854; Eugene O'Neill – 1888; Angela Lansbury – 1925; John Mayer – 1977.



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  • Police Blotter
  • Campaign Notebook
  • Local Voices



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  • Where There's a Will (or Trust) There's a Way - Estate Planning Basics: 12 p.m., Fairfield Public Library, free. "Estate law specialist Heather Lange will cover the basics of an estate plan; coordination of probate and non-probate assets; current state and federal tax laws; the importance of lifetime planning in case of future diminished capacity; and debunk estate planning myths."
  • A Swinging New Book - "Jake Hanna - a Legend in His Own Time": 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Fairfield University Bookstore, free. Maria Judge, niece of Jake Hanna, will read from her new book and sign copies.
  •  History Lecture on the War of 1812: 7 p.m., Fairfield Public Library, free. " To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, author and lecturer Mark Albertson will go beyond a simple rendition of this particular conflict, a backwater to the Napoleonic Wars."





  • Harbor Management Commission: 4:30 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall (725 Old Post Road) second floor conference room ( agenda)
  • Special Retirement Board for Police and Firefighters: 6:55 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall, second floor conference room ( agenda)
  • Retirement Board Joint Investment: 7 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall second floor conference room ( agenda)
  • Riverfield School Building Committee: 7:30 p.m., Riverfield School All-Purpose Room ( agenda)


FORECAST as of 3 p.m. on Monday:

  • Tuesday: "Sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 11 to 18 mph.."
  • Tuesday night: " Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph."



See also Fairfield Patch’s "Commute” page.



  • Low tide: 6:04 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 7:06 a.m.
  • High tide: 12:12 p.m.
  • Sunset: 6:10 p.m.
  • Low tide: 6:40 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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