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Author: John Schwing

Plenty o’ RR service to St. Patrick’s Day parade

Fans of the big St. Patrick’s Day parade in New York City can catch a train Saturday that will deliver them almost right to the heart o’ the line of march along Manhattan’s 5th Avenue. Metro-North
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Help facilitate Fairfield facilities … very cautiously

Here’s your chance to help facilitate Fairfield’s town facilities. The Fairfield Board of Selectmen hopes to sucker recruit citizens into serving many thankless rewarding hours overseeing, planning
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What’s your lucky number in March 29 Penfield lottery?

It’s not exactly a mega-bucks Powerball drawing, but a March 29 lottery in Fairfield will likely get plenty of attention. That’s the date when the town’s Parks and Recreation Department conducts a
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Three meetings, one night, $2.7M in capital projects

The Fairfield Boards of Selectmen and Finance plan a joint public hearing and then separate special meetings all on one night — Tuesday, Feb. 28 — to speed the approval of $2.7 million ($2,688,484, to
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Crunch the numbers: Tetreau’s $272M budget proposal

The town spending package of roughly $272.5 million that First Selectmen Michael Tetreau unveiled Thursday night can be inspected in detail HERE, as posted on the town’s website, www.fairfieldct.org.
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Tetreau unveils ’13 budget proposal tonight

First Selectman Michael Tetreau so far has kept a tight lid on his recommended budget for 2012-13. The wraps come off that recommended spending package tonight (Thursday, Feb. 16) at a joint meeting
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Fairfield Town Hall has ‘hire’ aspirations

“Help Wanted.” The sign’s out at Fairfield’s Town Hall. In addition to a new tax collector, a post that will become open next month when Stanley Gorzelany steps down from the job that he’s held for
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Fairfield school activities ‘snowed’ Saturday

Because of the threat of snow Saturday — anywhere from 2 to 4 inches, according to the National Weather Service — all of Fairfield’s public school buildings will be closed. Any activities planned in
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Volunteers sought for Fairfield emergency team

Training for Fairfield’s Community Emergency Response Team will begin next month, sponsored by the Office of Emergency Management and the Fairfield Citizen Corps Council. The team is a program of the
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Take the ‘plunge’ Feb. 11 for Wakeman Club

If this warm weather keeps up they might have to change the name from “Freezin’ for a Reason” to “Sweatin’ for Nettin’ ” … netting, as in taking in some cash. Which, in this case, is for a good
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