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Author: John Schwing

Fairfield’s spin on Earth Day is April 28

Fairfield’s annual Earth Day Celebration will take place Saturday, April 28, at Fairfield Warde High School. The 14th annual environmental program is set from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is free and

Fairfield, noted for dogwood trees, branching out

Fairfield, it seems, is barking up the right tree. For the 24th time, town officials on Friday will be the recipients of an Arbor Day citation designating Fairfield as a “Tree City USA.” The award

Fairfield commemoration of Holocaust victims set April 25

Fairfield’s annual program commemorating victims of the Holocaust reign of terror is planned April 25 in First Church Congregational, Beach and Old Post roads. The honoree at this year’s

‘Sip Shop Nosh’ for Fairfield schools

Seven downtown Fairfield merchants are participating in an evening of discount shopping Thursday, April 5, to benefit the Fairfield Foundation for Education. “Sip Shop Nosh” is planned from 5 to 8

Fairfield hearing set on Merritt trail

The long and winding road toward a possible trail for hikers and bikers paralleling the Merritt Parkway through Fairfield County comes to Fairfield on April 10. Planners of the state project,

No fooling: New Metro-North schedules on April 1

Metro-North Railroad is reminding passengers that new schedules will take effect on Sunday, April 1. The biggest changes are slated for New York branches of the railroad, but rail officials say they

Comment now before final Fairfield budget crunch

Fairfield officials are really crunching the 2012-13 budget numbers as the final stages of the annual municipal budget crunch are about to begin. The budget on the table — for now, at least — is

Tax-delinquent properties going up for sale

Fairfield property tax delinquents: You’ve been warned. Pay up, or face the prospect of losing your property. The Fairfield Tax Collector’s Office plans the town’s first sale of tax-delinquent

If you’re reading this …

… You may already be familiar with the following problem: Can people become addicted to texting or tweeting or social media sites? A Yale University psychiatrist and addiction specialist will

Fairfield Library in tune with St. Patrick’s Day

Expect Irish eyes — and ears — to be smiling Saturday at a program of traditional music in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day at the Fairfield Public Library. Fairfielders Sally and Damian Connolly will