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Volunteers are needed

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What started out as a germ of an idea has blossomed into a full-scale event. Fairfield’s Earth Day celebration, now in its 14th year, will take place on Saturday, April 28, at Fairfield Warde High School, 755 Melville Ave. In the meantime, the Earth Day Committee is seeking volunteers to help with fundraising and public […] [Read More]
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A decent beginning

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For his first time presenting a state of the town address, First Selectman Michael Tetreau did a fair job. He briefly explained what took place since he took office last summer as the interim chief executive and then after he won the election in November. His speech was filled with feel-good remarks, extolling how great […] [Read More]
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Buy some fruit, help a kid

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Nothing says winter like the Kiwanis Club Citrus Sale. If you are a lover of grapefruit, oranges or tangerines, then consider buying cases of them from now through Feb. 27 from the club. All proceeds from the sales benefit Kiwanis’ community-service projects. In 2010, the club donated more than $32,000, including $15,000 in scholarships to […] [Read More]
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Brave souls

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Maybe it won’t be so bad. After all, we have experienced some mild winter weather so far. But the water still will be pretty cold. What I am talking about? Well, the Wakeman Boys & Girls Club of Southport’s inaugural “Freezin’ for a Reason” fundraiser, which will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, […] [Read More]
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Updated and user friendly

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The Fairfield Police Department has a new website. Take a look. It’s bright and updated and very user friendly. It is easy to navigate and pleasing to the eye. The opening page has a slide-show-like feature of photographs, including those of Police Headquarters, police vehicles and the department’s hierarchy. It’s really nice. In the link […] [Read More]
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Get off the couch and be heard

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Schools Superintendent David Title has released his 2012-13 proposed budget of $149,464,941, a 2.6 percent increase over the current year. Last year, he offered a budget of $148.5 million, which was trimmed after much fighting and anger to $145.2 million. He learned something. First Selectman Michael Tetreau is soon to present the town-side budget proposal, […] [Read More]
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Chase away mid-winter blues

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OK, so the weather hasn’t exactly acted like winter, but if you’re like me – a warm-weather person – anything colder than 60 degrees is unpleasant. Winter tends to keep us indoors, except for those who enjoy seasonal sports and head out to ski, skate, snowboard. Indoor pursuits usually involve more passive activities like reading. […] [Read More]
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They deserve our support

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Last Thursday, I attended the girls’ basketball holiday tournament at Fairfield Ludlowe High School. The event is named after my good friend Todd Burger, who died five years ago from cancer. He was the sports editor at the Fairfield Citizen when I was editor. He always felt there should have been a girls’ tournament during […] [Read More]
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