Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Friday, June 26, 2009

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Monday, June 15, 2009

Monday, June 8, 2009

We've Got Those Southport Blues

Parade Participants Retire To The Horseshoe

Harbor Road Comes Up Smelling Like A Rose

Southport's Clergy Members Bless The Fleet

It's More Water Than You Think

Fairfield Fire Department Blessing Of The Fleet 2009

Best Float in 2009 Blessing Of The Fleet Parade

Mattatuck Drum Band from Waterbury, CT

Fairfield and Westport's Bravest

Connecticut Schools Get $542 MIllion In Federal Stimulus Money

HARTFORD -- The state will received nearly $542 million in federal stimulus funds which Gov. M. Jodi Rell said will be distributed to local school districts.
Approximately $2.8 million of the money will finance a teacher mentoring program.

Details of how the other money will be disbursed and how much each of the 169 municipalities will receive were not available Sunday night.

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Town Property On Reef Road For Sale AGAIN

FAIRFIELD - Nearly five years after the town purchased a 7-acre parcel known as Parkview Commons -- to save it from over-development, provide affordable housing and add acreage to Veterans Park -- two lots on Reef Road have gone unsold. The property was formerly Navy housing and when the RTM approved the development plan for the site, it provided that those two lots be sold as market rate housing. Town officials have tried to find buyers but have been unsuccessful.

On Tuesday night, the Representative Town Meeting, by a 22--21 tally, voted to allow the two lots to be sold as affordable homeownership units.

Read More at The Connecticut Post website - http://www.connpost.com/fairfield/ci_12474606

Art/Place Gallery To Move From Southport Depot

SOUTHPORT -- Since the Southport Railroad Station reopened in February almost a year after a fire nearly leveled the westbound depot, something has seemed out of place.

For 27 years prior to the fire, Art/Place Gallery rented space in the station to display and sell original work by area artists.

But in a letter to the Fairfield Parking Authority last month, Dave Pressler, an artist and liaison for Art/Place, formally declined the panel's invitation for the gallery to move back into the newly renovated space and requested a letter acknowledging the lease's termination. "This decision is based on our inability to function as an art gallery in the state of Connecticut's reconstructed building," Pressler wrote in his May 6 letter.

About $2.4 million was spent on a historically accurate restoration of the fire-damaged station building, which dates to the late 1800s and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Read More at The Connecticut Post's website - http://www.connpost.com/fairfield/ci_12495562