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Fairfield Morning Briefing: Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012

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

Fairfield Morning Briefing: Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012. On this day in 1992, Hurricane Andrew thrashed the Bahamas (and two days later, south Florida), killing 26 people.

Famous birthdays include Dorothy Parker – 1893; Ray Bradbury – 1920; Giada de Laurentiis – 1970; Kristen Wiig – 1973.  

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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. For seniors who want to remain in their own home protect their assets as their health care needs change. Senior Choice at Home is sponsored by The Jewish Home of Fairfield County, 175 Jefferson Street in Fairfield.  To register call (203)371-1404 or email seniorchoiceathome@jhe.org"
  • : 7 p.m., , free. "David Fitzpatrick grew up in Connecticut, graduated from Skidmore College and earned his MFA degree from Fairfield University in 2011. He lives in Middletown, CT with his wife, Amy Holmes, graphic designer and fellow writer."
  • : 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., , free. " The Junior Women’s Club of Fairfield invites local women to follow up a hot summer day with a cool night, relaxing with a margarita and enjoying festive fare. Our second annual Senoritas & Margaritas night, scheduled for Aug. 22 at 7:30 p.m. is a chance to meet and mingle with Junior Women’s Club members and to learn more about everything the club has to offer.

 

AT BULLARD SQUARE SHOWTIMES

 

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

  • for Employees: 4 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall (725 Old Post Road) second floor conference room ( agenda)
  • Fairfield Bike and Pedestrian Plan Advisory Committee: 5 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall second floor conference room ( agenda)
  • First Selectman's Building Committee Process Review Committee: 5:30 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall first floor conference room ( agenda)
  • Special : 7:30 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall first floor conference room ( agenda)

 

FORECAST as of 7 p.m. on Tuesday:

  • Wednesday: "Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon."
  • Wednesday night: " Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight."

 

INTERSTATE TRAFFIC CAMS

See also Fairfield Patch’s "Commute” page.

 

TIDES & TIMES

  • High tide: 3:02 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 6:10 a.m.
  • Low tide: 9:15 a.m.
  • High tide: 3:26 p.m.  
  • Sunset: 7:41 p.m.
  • Low tide: 9:55 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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