Monthly Archive for July, 2012

: July, 2012

Explore the War of 1812

The Fairfield Museum and History Center, 370 Beach Road, will chronicle a major part of Fairfield’s and Connecticut’s past with its exhibit “The War of 1812 at Sea: Marine Paintings from the J.
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Honoring and helping cancer survivors

In 2005, the Connecticut Challenge Bike Ride hit the streets for the first time. It was an immediate success, and has grown ever more since then. It began with Jeff Keith, a cancer survivor and
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The book sale is almost here

The tents started going up a week or so ago. I watched the workers erect them as I traveled down Pequot Avenue. It was as exciting as seeing the big top being put into place for the circus. The
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Donations needed for Operation Hope sale

Operation Hope is suggesting that you lighten your load and donate household items and other goods that you no longer need to its annual tag sale, which takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday,
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What a storm

You had to be a very sound sleeper if you didn’t experience the wild thunderstorms and pounding rain Sunday evening into the early morning hours of Monday. I watched the light show from my bed and
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Don’t be alarmed on Monday

Don’t be alarmed on Monday, Jan. 16, when the town tests its new emergency notification system at 10 a.m. The town has contracted with Emergency Communications Network to license the high-speed phone
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Conflicts with coyotes to be addressed

A seminar will take place at 7 p.m. July 17 to address coyotes, which have been suspected of recently attacking pets in Fairfield and other communities. Sponsored by Fairfield Animal Control, the free
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A piece of the pie

Pepe’s Pizza, 238 Commerce Drive, is donating 15 percent of customers’ tabs on Thursday, July 12, toward “A Night of Music,” which raises money through Swim Across the Sound for the Lebo-DeSantie
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Respect the water

I recently spent the day with family at a beach house in Westbrook, and the contingent included my four great-nephews. The two oldest ones are very water savvy and enjoy splashing around, swimming and
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Fourth of July ceremony at 10 a.m. Wednesday

The annual fireworks display is not the only event taking place on the Fourth of July in Fairfield. The United Veterans Organization of Fairfield hosts the yearly Independence Day celebration on the
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