Monthly Archive for December, 2011

: December, 2011

Resolve to make a difference

It’s that time of year when we make a list of resolutions for the new year – most of which we never keep. Sure, you might want to lose weight, quit smoking, eat better or exercise more. How about
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A dedicated public servant

Fifty-three years with one company. How many people can say that? Fire Chief Richard Felner for one. He has been a member of the town’s Fire Department since he was a young man. He rose through the
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A fitting tribute

It was sad and funny. The memorial reception to Rod MacKenzie on Wednesday at the Fairfield Museum and History Center, where he spent his days, was filled with family, friends and colleagues. It was a
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Christmas at the Pequot

The Pequot Library sure knows how to put on a holiday party. It’s something right out of a Norman Rockwell scene. The Holiday Caroling Party takes place at the Pequot’s auditorium, reading room and
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Fairfielder extraordinaire

For those of us with an interest in the history of our town, we are fortunate to have known Rod MacKenzie, the assistant librarian and genealogist at the Fairfield Museum and History Center. For those
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Protect yourselves

The Fairfield Department is conducting an open house on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at Police Headquarters, 100 Reef Road, where officers will provide tips on preventing crime. With burglary one of
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Generosity abounds

I am an elf again this year. The basement of St. Anthony’s Church on South Pine Creek Road is the site of Santa’s workshop, where groups of volunteers receive, sort and wrap bags upon bags of donated
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