Monthly Archive for September, 2011

: September, 2011

Hurricane season still here, and winter’s coming

The hurricane season ends in mid-November, which only means that winter soon follows. We are still enjoying some nice weather as we approach October. The devastation left by Tropical Storm Irene is
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Good riddance

We all have it. Tucked away in drawers, closets, cabinets and boxes. What is it? A mountain of outdated, no-longer-useful personal paper, like tax returns, bank statements, canceled checks (who even
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Happy Anniversary

The Fairfield Elks Lodge No. 2220 has celebrated an anniversary. Fifty years, as told in a recent Fairfield Citizen article that can be viewed here. That’s a long time for a civic and organization.
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Residents unite

A small blurb on the Fairfield Citizen website caught my eye this morning. It can be viewed here. It announces that several citizens’ groups have established a coalition to ask the candidates for
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End-of-summer ritual

When it comes to the Assumption Church SeptemberFest, I am a bit of a curmudgeon. But that doesn’t mean everyone else can’t have a good time. I’m only a curmudgeon about it because it inundates my
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Eat your vegetables

A really unique and novel idea has emerged from the Fairfield PTA Council – the Veggie Pledge. I found this item on, of all places, the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce website and I was intrigued. I’m
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A patriotic ride

I had every intention of writing about 9/11/01 and where I was on that day and how it has affected my life. But I couldn’t think of anything new and different to say than what already has been
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9/11/01

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A job well done

A dedicated and intensive investigation by Fairfield’s Police and Fire Departments is credited with finding, and stopping, an alleged arsonist from doing any more harm. The arrest comes mere hours
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A tribute to ‘Mr. Brooks’

For some of you reading this, you have no idea about B.V. Brooks. But to me – and the scores of people with whom I worked for nearly two decades – he was an integral part of my early career as a
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