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Fairfield Morning Briefing: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012

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

Fairfield Morning Briefing: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. On this day in 1957, Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., became racially integrated.

Famous birthdays include William Faulkner – 1897; Barbara Walters – 1929; Christopher Reeve – 1952; Will Smith – 1968.

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HEADLINES

  • Fairfield RTM Has Its Say on Tetreau/Hiller Agreement
  • Patch In: Happy Birthdays and Suicide
  • Observe Yom Kippur 2012 in Fairfield
  • Letter: Former Student Supports Chris DeSanctis
  • Coastal Fairfield County Business Owners: Free Social Media Training
  • Police Blotter
  • Campaign Notebook
  • Local Voices

 

COMMUNITY SPORTS GALLERY

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EVENTS & REMINDERS

  • Fairfield Rotary Foundation 25th Annual Golf Classic: 11 a.m, $250. "Fairfield Rotary Foundation will be hosting its 25th Annual Golf Classic to support the Fairfield Foundation."
  • Veteran Sportswriter Jack Cavanaugh to Speak at the Library: 7 p.m., Fairfield Public Library, free." He will be presenting his book, 'Season of ’42:  Joe D., Teddy Ballgame, and Baseball’s Fight to Survive a Turbulent First Year of War'."
  • Cheese School: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m., Fairfield Cheese Company, $45. "Are you a cheese lover? Do you want to know more about it? Cheese 101 is the place to start. Sit and relax over a plate of some of our best cheeses (with a little wine to wash it down, of course) as Laura and Chris bare the basics."
  • Connecticut in the Civil War: 7 p.m., Fairfield Museum and History Center, $5 for members/$8 for nonmembers. "Matthew Warshauer of Central Connecticut State University will introduce the varied attitudes toward slavery and race before, during, and after the war." Register by noon today -- see event listing for details.

 

FAIRFIELD CINEMAS AT BULLARD SQUARE SHOWTIMES

 

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

  • Not-for-Profit Committee: 4:30 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall (second floor conference room) ( agenda)

 

FORECAST as of 3 p.m. on Monday:

  • Tuesday:  "Sunny, with a high near 71. Southwest wind 7 to 15 mph."
  • Tuesday night: "A slight chance of showers after 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent."

 

INTERSTATE TRAFFIC CAMS

See also Fairfield Patch’s "Commute” page.

 

TIDES & TIMES

  • Low tide: 1:51 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 6:44 a.m.
  • High tide: 7:57 a.m.
  • Low tide: 2:14 p.m.  
  • Sunset: 6:44 p.m.
  • High tide: 8:23 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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