Monthly Archive for February, 2011

: February, 2011

Keep a safe distance

Here’s the thing about coyotes – they’re scary. While really beautiful animals, they are dangerous. A recent case in point is the killing of a pet dog in the upper Black Rock Turnpike area by two
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A job well done

Congratulations to the Fairfield Public Library and the Fairfield Woods Branch Library for helping to restock the shelves at Operation Hope’s Food Pantry. In an innovative week-long effort, the
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My favorite recipe

As part of the One Book, One Town community reading program, the Fairfield Public Library and the Pequot Library are asking for favorite recipes from patrons and other residents. Entries are due by
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The Carl J. Dickman Par 3 Golf Course

The Carl J. Dickman Par 3 Golf Course. It has a nice ring to it. The late Carl Dickman was an avid golfer. Playing on local courses was one of his favorite pastimes. Carl died in January at the age
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Important life lessons

I was happy to read the article in the Fairfield Citizen the other day about the “graduation ceremony” at Holland Hill Elementary School for the fifth-grade students who participated in the DARE
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Year-round effort to raise money and awareness

TeamBrent is on of those charitable organizations that needs to be written about and recognized over and over again. It was created in 2005 by Dana and Mike McCreesh of Southport to battle childhood
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Calling all artists

A wonderful opportunity has surfaced at the Fairfield Public Library’s Bruce S. Kershner Gallery for area artists. The gallery is looking for artists to be included in its exhibition “Dialogue in
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Chamber works to maintain town’s vibrancy

I always have believed that the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce is a misunderstood organization. The public has no idea all the good work that the chamber does for businesses and residents. According to
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Bravo to the boys at FCDS

When I was a kid, a snowstorm – like those we have had over the last two months – meant a day off from school, sledding down our favorite hills or hibernating inside in front of the television set. My
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