Monthly Archive for June, 2012

: June, 2012

Opinions of older adults sought

The Fairfield Public Library is considering offering free, professionally run instructional art programs for older adults – those who are considered a baby boomer and beyond. According to its website,
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How green and colorful is your garden?

Today’s topic is gardening (what a shock, coming from someone like me, a weekend gardener), past and present. First is the committee handling the restoration and maintenance of the gardens at the Burr
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First day of summer a hot one

I’m a hot-weather person. I cannot understand how anyone enjoys the cold days of winter. So I am not exactly worried about the next two days, when the temperatures are going to be in the 90s. But for
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Libraries to alter hours

To accommodate the $108,000 cut to its 2012-13 operating budget, the Fairfield Public Library and the Fairfield Woods branch are altering their hours as of July 1, according to the library’s website.
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Vigilance urged

One night a couple of summers ago I was awakened by rustling outside my bedroom window. It was quite loud, and annoying, so I got out of bed to see who or what was making all the racket. The sensor
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All things Irish

My grandfather was fond of proclaiming that he was Irish. From my year-long research into my family’s ancestry, I have discovered that, yes, Poppy (as we called him) was indeed Irish as his mother’s
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Relay for Life steps off Saturday

One of the finest and most successful awareness-raising and fundraising events of the year will take place this weekend at Fairfield Ludlowe High School. The American Cancer Society’s annual Fairfield
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Oops

I have not received one yet, but many of my fellow residents might be getting a delinquent tax notice from the town. Just in case you have not been paying attention, apparently approximately 7,000
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Doggone it, license them

If you don’t want your pooch to end up like this one – behind bars – then get him or her licensed. According to Town Clerk Betsy Browne, dogs that are 6 months of age or older must be licensed by July
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