A shadowy spectacular in store for Fairfield

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Cast your eyes skyward very early tomorrow morning and you’ll likely get a spectacular view of a celestial phenomenon. And, no, it’s not the shadow of a jolly old elf, drawn in a sleigh across the moon-lit skies by flying reindeer. Instead, the moon itself is the star, as it passes through earth’s shadow, creating […] [Read More]
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Fairfield & food, writing & reading

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Memorable meals, forgettable food. Writers are being asked to bring it all to the table and serve up their memories about food and dining in Fairfield. As part of the annual “One Book, One Town” community reading program organized by the Fairfield Public Library, entries are being solicited for a writing contest with the theme, […] [Read More]
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Help Ludlowe hoopsters help city kids

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Elfs on Fairfield Ludlowe High’s basketball team are looking for helpers to boost their efforts to give the kids at a Bridgeport community center a brighter Christmas. The team is organizing a gift collection for the Cardinal Shehan Center, and asks that fans attending Friday’s home opener bring unwrapped presents to the game. The gifts […] [Read More]
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What’s in a name? Vote for new RR depot moniker

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Chug on over to the town of Fairfield’s website and register your choice on what the name of the new railroad station should be. So far, the project — proposed as part of a large commercial development that has yet to take shape — has taken its name from that financially challenged endeavor: Metro Center. […] [Read More]
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Last gasp for ‘Scoundrels’ in Fairfield

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The final presentation in the Fairfield Public Library’s “ Scoundrels in Film” series unspools Wednesday. The Hitchcock mystery, “Strangers on a Train,” will be screened at 6:45 p.m. in the library’s second-floor Rotary Room. The free presentation of the 1951 movie stars Robert Walker “as Bruno Anthony … the brainy, creepy mother’s boy in Alfred […] [Read More]
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Santa & the Mrs. hosting at their Fairfield house

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Visit with Santa, have a cookie with Mrs. Claus and benefit a local charity, Brady’s Smile, all at the same time at the 25th annual “Visit to Santa’s House, which opens Saturday at the Burr Homestead, 739 Old Post Road. The two-day event, sponsored by the Junior Woman’s Club of Fairfield, with support from Newman’s […] [Read More]
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Fairfield schools’ survey deadline looms

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There are two days left to register an opinion on a survey conducted by the Fairfield public schools. Officials are seeking public input in this third year of a five-year Strategic Plan for the town’s education system. Deadline for filling out the survey is Friday. The Communications Subcommittee is conducting a survey on communication between […] [Read More]
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Greek Orthodox archbishop in Fairfield today

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Archbishop Demetrios of the Greek Orthodox Church in America will appear today at Fairfield University. The prelate is scheduled to be on hand for a presentation on the topic, “The Care of the Soul: Ancient and Contemporary Orthodox Perspectives on Confession and Spiritual Direction.” The 8 p.m. program is presented by the Orthodox Christian Studies […] [Read More]
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