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Author: John Schwing

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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On deck in Fairfield: Insiders on Yanks-Red Sox rivalry

The start of baseball spring training is a couple of weeks away, but two key figures in the game’s greatest rivalry are on deck next week in Fairfield. A “Conversation with Brian Cashman and Theo
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‘One Book’ writing contest deadline looms

It’s not exactly a Titanic undertaking, but challenging nonetheless. Entries are being accepted through Jan. 30 in the Fairfield Public Library’s “Voices of the Past” writing contest, part of the
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Study up: Don’t get snowed by town’s plowing policy

A few things you may not know about the rules and regulations of Fairfield’s “official” snow-plowing policy now that snow has dusted town for the first time this winter season … and more may be on
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