Help Ludlowe hoopsters help city kids

on
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]
Categories: General

What’s in a name? Vote for new RR depot moniker

on
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]
Categories: General

Last gasp for ‘Scoundrels’ in Fairfield

on
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]
Categories: General

Santa & the Mrs. hosting at their Fairfield house

on
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]
Categories: General

Fairfield schools’ survey deadline looms

on
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]
Categories: General

Greek Orthodox archbishop in Fairfield today

on
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]
Categories: General

Have lunch with the first selectman today

on
First Selectman Kenneth Flatto is the guest at today’s Fairfield League of Women Voters’ brown-bag lunch at 12:15 p.m. in the Fairfield Library’s Rotary Room, 1080 Old Post Road. Flatto will discuss capital project planning, the town’s third train station at the Metro Center and the Fairfield Cares Task Force on Alcohol and Health, a […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Another menorah lighting to brighten Fairfield

on
A second public menorah lighting is planned in Fairfield this week. It will take place at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Jennings Park at Post and North Benson roads. The Hanukkah observance is being sponsored by the Mishkan Israel Day Camp and Rabbi J.I. Stock. For more information, call 203-268-7777. The first lighting ceremony, sponsored by […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Cops on alert for ‘funny’ money

on
Fairfield police and merchants will no doubt be on alert for fake $100 bills after the arrest Thursday night of two NY women for allegedly passing counterfeit money at Post Road merchants in next-door Westport. The young women — identified as Alexandra Bahamon, 18, of Jackson Heights, N.Y., and Emillyne Dakota Montes, 19, of East […] [Read More]
Categories: General

‘Our Town’ is in town this weekend

on
“Our Town,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Thorton Wilder, will be performed at Fairfield Ludlowe High School this weekend. The Friday night performance by Drama Club will take place at 8 p.m. On Saturday, performances will be at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. All performances take place in the high school’s auditorium, 785 Unquowa Road. […] [Read More]
Categories: General