Fairfield

Town to Conduct Public Workshop On Housing Strategies

FAIRFIELD, CT–March 14, 2014—The Town of Fairfield has scheduled a public workshop to get input from Fairfield residents regarding possible strategies related to increasing Fairfield’s housing opportunities. The workshop is scheduled for: Tuesday April 1, 2014 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Board of Education Conference Room 501 Kings Highway East Many people are surprised to learn that about half of Fairfield’s housing units were built in a 25-year period between 1945 and 1970. Those housing units reflected community needs and desires prevalent during that period. However, since that time, Fairfield’s population has changed and now includes many older residents and smaller households who may be looking for other housing choices. Children of current residents might also want housing units in…

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Meet Author Cindi Pietrzyk: Off the Beaten Path: Connecticut

[Fairfield, CT, March 14, 2014] Join "Off the Beaten Path: Connecticut" author Cindi Pietrzyk in the Rotary Room at the Fairfield Public Library, 1080 Old Post Road, on Sunday, March 23 at 2:00 as she talks about her book. Cindi will present a slide show that highlights a few stops in each section of the book, offering some little-known facts and some stories about her travels. Cindi Pietrzyk is a freelance writer and editor based in Durham, Connecticut. She is the author of numerous New England travel books, as well as serving as an editor for Connecticut Forest and Park's Connecticut Walk Book: East. When she is not writing, she works as a freelance proofreader and editor. She graduated from…

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Wine Tasting Fundraiser to Benefit Dress for Success® Mid-Fairfield County

Bridgeport – March 12, 2014       The WorkPlace is pleased to announce its Wine Tasting and Silent Auction Fundraiser to benefit Dress for Success® Mid-Fairfield County.  Hors d’oeuvres and desserts will be served to complement the selection of wines provided by Harry’s Wine & Liquor Market.  There is a wide selection of auction items for you to bid on.       Dress for Success promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support, and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.        The event will take place on Thursday, April 3, 6-8pm, at the Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo Carousel at 1875 Noble Avenue in…

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TOWN/CHAMBER HOST SHOP & STROLL INTO SPRING

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Town of Fairfield and the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce will co-sponsor a “Shop & Stroll Into Spring” event on Thursday, April 3, 2014. Participating shops in downtown Fairfield will stay open late and will offer patrons an assortment of complimentary hors d’oeuvres and seasonal refreshments from 5 pm to 9 pm. Local restaurants will be offering dinner or drink specials throughout the evening. Bright Horizons at Fairfield, a daycare center, will also be offering discounted child care services during the Stroll from 6 pm to 9 pm so that parents can enjoy a carefree night exploring downtown Fairfield. The program can accommodate children up to ten years of age and will include…

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