Oh no, it’s flu season!

It is that time of year again. Flu season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone as an important step toward protection. The vaccine will provide
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Have a conversation about education

The United Way of Coastal Fairfield County wants to talk to you. On Thursday, Nov. 18, the United Way will conduct a “Community Conversation on Education” from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Connecticut Audubon
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“A Night of Music” an important charity benefit

Fairfielders Keith Lebo and Jim DeSantie, both of whom died of pancreatic cancer within a year of each other, will be honored at a benefit concert on Saturday, Nov. 20, at the Westport Country
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Help stock the pantry shelves

In 2009, Operation Hope of Fairfield provided 137,000 meals to people in need. But according to new studies and reports, the number of people needing a helping hand with putting food on the table has
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Attention Bicyclists and Walkers!

Fairfielder Alyssa Israel, one of the more environmentally conscious residents, sent me a press release about the inaugural Bike-Walk Summit sponsored by “Bike Walk Connecticut,” a statewide
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Déjà vu all over again

I was on vacation in Florida during the 2000 presidential election when the Sunshine State was mired in the controversial debate over “hanging chads” on ballots. My vacation mates and I had breakfast
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Election Day – an exciting time

Another brisk fall day but the sun is shining and the polls are open. Fairfield Warde High School, the polling place for District 6 and the 132nd and 133rd General Assembly districts, was not that
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Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow

Hopefully, you have read some of those voluminous mailings you received this campaign season or profiles and articles in this newspaper or other news outlets. Or perhaps you actually attended a
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