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Fairfield ‘State of Emergency’ continues

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Following is the latest text of a “Code Red” message sent to Fairfield residents by First Selectman Michael Tetreau: This is First Selectman Mike Tetreau with a report from Fairfield’s Emergency Management team as of 2 p.m. on Sunday. Even though the sky is blue and the winds calm, Fairfield is still under a state […] [Read More]
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Fairfield ‘Code Red:’ Snow-clearing progress

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Following is the text of the 6 p.m. Saturday “Code Red” message sent to Fairfield residents by First Selectman Michael Tetreau: This is First Selectman Mike Tetreau with a report from Fairfield’s Emergency Management team as of 6 p.m.  Saturday evening. It is now reported that Fairfield received 30 inches of snow causing drifts as […] [Read More]
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Saturday a.m. Fairfield ‘Code Red’ message

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Here is the text of a “Code Red” alert message sent to Fairfielders on Saturday morning by First Selectman Michael Tetreau: This is First Selectman Mike Tetreau with a report from Fairfield’s Emergency Management team as of 8:30 Saturday morning. Fairfield received an estimated 2-3 feet of snow causing drifts as high as 4-5 feet. […] [Read More]
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Blizzard warning lifted for region

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The “Blizzard Warning” in effect for southwestern Connecticut on Friday has been lifted early Saturday by the National Weather Service after snow stopped falling and wind gusts scaled back to between 20 to 25 mph. Skies are expected to clear later Saturday as the clean up of 2 to 3 feet of snow dumped on […] [Read More]
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Down, not entirely out, in Fairfield Center

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Out and about in downtown Fairfield about 9 p.m. Friday, scarcely a creature was stirring — save a few cross-country skiers heading up and over the Unquowa Road bridge and a sun-glasses-wearing snowman out front of  Las Vetas lounge, which, alas was closed. Only the redoubtable Mike’s Pizza was still doing business in the center […] [Read More]
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Here’s what they’re saying about the storm in Westport

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Following is a sampler of what Westporters were saying Friday about the snow storm that the National Weather Service predicted was poised to grow overnight into a fierce blizzard, pummeling the region with winds as high as 60 mph and leaving as much as 2 feet of snow in its wake. From reporter Paul Schott. […] [Read More]
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Gimme shelter at Fairfield RR depot

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Recently installed canopies over the steep stairwells at the downtown Fairfield Railroad Station, leading from the platforms to the Unquowa Road overpass, were paying off Friday as the stairs remained sn0w-free during the early stages of the blizzard. [Read More]
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‘State of Emergency’ declared in Fairfield

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Following is the text of a “Code Red” alert issued at midday Friday by Fairfield First Selectman Michael Tetreau declaring a state of emergency in town as a blizzard bears down: This is First Selectman Mike Tetreau with a message from Fairfield’s Emergency Management Team. As of 11:30 a.m. Friday, I have declared a state […] [Read More]
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Westport cancellations

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Friday started off with schools in session in Westport, but that quickly changed as snow began to fall early, and students were dismissed early. Westport’s municipal offices, the Westport Public Library and the Westport Weston Family Y all closed at noon. Saturday’s library program, “Designers Under 30” is cancelled, but Saturday night’s WestportREADS “Gatsby” party […] [Read More]
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Fairfield, Southport cancellations

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As the snow begins to pile up Friday, so do the closings om Fairfield. The day started off with all public and parochial schools closed and the list just grew from there. All non-essential Fairfield town offices closed at 11 a.m. and the Fairfield Public Library closed at noon, and will not be re-opening Saturday. […] [Read More]
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