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The simple lowdown on Fairfield

Similarities

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My paternal grandfather admired Abraham Lincoln. And that always surprised me because Lincoln is known as the father of the Republican Party and Poppy was a diehard Democrat. But I think what drew Poppy to Lincoln was that they were both self-made men. My grandfather had an eighth-grade education, but he managed to own and […] [Read More]
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Vigils scheduled

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To show our support for the families affected by the tragedy in Newtown, Fairfielders have set up a few vigils and services today and tomorrow. A town-wide community vigil is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 17, at 5 p.m. on Sherman Green. Community and spiritual leaders are being invited to help lead this vigil. According to […] [Read More]
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A tree glows on the Merritt

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When the two reporters I work with at the Darien News and New Canaan News told me there was an illuminated Christmas tree in the middle of the Merritt Parkway, I thought they were telling me a tale. They said the tree is small, sits in the middle of the parkway but surrounded on two […] [Read More]
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