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Tis the season to shop local

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So as everyone makes that mad dash – starting today – to get the perfect gifts for friends and family for the holidays, let’s remember to shop local. Our small businesses need you. There was a time when the Fairfield shopping experience left something to be desired. Not now. Fairfield Center and the Black Rock […] [Read More]
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Time to bring in ALL campaign signs

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Almost two weeks after the Nov. 6 election, and would you believe that there are campaigns signs still hanging around on lawns, corners and even the Merritt Parkway. Yep, the parkway. I saw two Obsitnik signs at an exit. Really, folks, isn’t it time to bring these signs in? I have seen them throughout Fairfield […] [Read More]
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Immigration – past, present and future

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An interesting event is taking place at the Fairfeld Museum and History Center that brings into discussion our nation’s dilemma with immigration and looks at the past. “Emancipation Proclamation Revisited: Immigration Today” is a joint presentation of Fairfield University’s Center for Faith and Public Life and the Fairfield Museum. It take place at Fairfield University’s […] [Read More]
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Veterans Day Mass, ceremony Saturday

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According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ data from 2011, there are nearly 23 million living veterans of the U.S. armed forces from both the periods of war and peace from 1775 to 1991. Then we have to add the approximately 1.5 servicemen and -women involved in the global war on terrorism since 2001. […] [Read More]
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A drama played out on my driveway

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On Sunday, I am spending a quiet afternoon at home, sorting through mountains of paperwork that accumulated over the last month and watching the news on TV when I hear a voice coming from my driveway. I don’t recognize the voice. But what he is saying scares me a little, “Please get out of the […] [Read More]
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