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Recognition deserved

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Two of my favorite people are getting together next week – Chris Evert and Carla Miklos. I grew up watching Chris Evert during the height of her tennis career and rarely missed a match and an article about her game or her personal life. I got to know Carla Miklos, the executive director of Operation […] [Read More]
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For the kids

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The annual Fairfield Kiwanis Club Juried Arts & Crafts Fair promises to be bigger than in previous years. The fair, one of the best outdoor events in town, takes place on Saturday, Sept. 22, and Sunday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the Fairfield Town Green, which is at the corner of […] [Read More]
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Musical instrument sale this weekend

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The Music Parents Association is conducting its annual Used Instrument Consignment Sale on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the small gymnasium at Fairfield Warde High School on Knapps Highway. The schools’ music faculty will be available during the sale to assist with appropriate instrument selection. Cash or check accepted only; no […] [Read More]
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9/11 ceremony Tuesday

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It’s hard to believe that 11 years have passed since that horrific day in 2001, when our world changed. Thousands of innocent people – police and fire personnel and civilians – were killed in New York City, Virginia and Pennsylvania when terrorists attacked our country. As it has done every year since, the Fairfield Fire […] [Read More]
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Town website needs to be refreshed

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The town is seeking the public’s input on the design and content of its website, www.fairfieldct.org. The website is being redesigned to make it more user-friendly. It’s about time. While the town’s website is better than some others, it definitely could use a refresh. And here are two examples of other communities’ websites that are […] [Read More]
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Grandma had it right

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My Grandma Rose was our family’s greatest laborer. Not only did she raise nine children, care for my grandfather (who held various jobs over his life) and tend to the house on the Old Post Road in Southport, but she was engaged in several different ventures. She arrived in this country from Italy in 1899 […] [Read More]
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Safety for all

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It’s that time of year again. School’s opening. As motorists begin to share the road again with schoolchildren and school buses, it’s a good idea to go over a few rules so everyone stays safe. The AAA Motor Club notes that the afternoon hours are “particularly dangerous for walking children – over the last decade, […] [Read More]
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Well deserved

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As Pat Pickens wrote in his article, the Fairfield American Little League team truly received a hero’s welcome on Thursday afternoon. The New England champions were treated to all the pomp and circumstance they deserved upon returning from the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. The boys – 12 and 13 years old – […] [Read More]
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