Town of Fairfield

611/725 Old Post Road
203-256-3000

About Us:
Fairfield, Connecticut, is a charming and thriving town featuring five miles of shoreline on the Long Island Sound. Fairfield has five town beaches, two universities, many parks and ball fields, two public golf courses, and a vibrant array of restaurants and stores. Family-oriented Fairfield also has top-notch, high performing public schools with rich academic programs.

Only 50 miles from New York City, Fairfield is easily accessible to I-95 and the Merritt Parkway and has three train stations on the Metro North line that extends from New Haven, Connecticut to New York’s Grand Central Terminal.

Fairfield is located in Fairfield County, Connecticut, between the cities of Bridgeport and Stamford, and its 59,000 residents are mostly well educated and fall into a high-income demographic. Consistently ranked in the top 100 in CNN/Money Magazine’s best towns in which to live, Fairfield, in 2006, was ranked as the number one town in the Northeast.

Recent News

Town of Fairfield News - November 24, 2019

Town Offices Closed For Thanksgiving Town Offices will be closed for non-essential services on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  The Transfer Station will be closed Thursday.  The…

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Fairfield Celebrates 10th Annual Small Business Saturday - Residents Encouraged to Shop Local and Visit Welcome Station on Sherman Green

In celebration of Small Business Saturday which occurs the Saturday after Thanksgiving - November 30th - the Town and Fairfield Chamber of Commerce will host a welcome station from 10am until 2pm on Sherman Green where shoppers can receive…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News For November 15, 2019

Click here to read about our upcoming activities and events for the week of November 18, 2019. Highlights include a presentation by Walt Matis of the Fairfield Museum: The Revolutionary Spies of Fairfield; and the last of the Friends Fall…

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Deadline Extended For Fairfielder And Employee Of The Year Nominations November 22, 2019

The Board of Selectmen has extended the deadline for submissions for the annual Fairfielder of the Year and Employee of the Year Awards to Friday, November 22nd at noon.   Please click here for…

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Town of Fairfield News - November 15, 2019

LEAF COLLECTION CONTINUES Leaf collection continues next week. There will be no pickup the week of Thanksgiving.  The final week of pickup is the week of December 2nd.  Since there is no specific pickup day for a particular street or…

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Town of Fairfield News - Update On Parks And Field Safety

Please click here to read an update from our Health Department on remediation at seven priority sites as well as a status update on the supplemental sites that have…

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PURA Holding Public Comment Hearing To Review Standards For Emergency Performance By UI And Other Electric Companies

I want to send a reminder on the Public Comment Hearing next Tuesday, November 12th, regarding response time and staffing of Electric Distribution Companies such as UI during an emergency.  The Hearing will be held at 6:00 p.m. at the Fairfield…

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Town And Chamber To Host Annual Holiday Shop And Stroll On December 5, 2019

The Town of Fairfield and the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce are pleased to co-sponsor the 7th Annual Fairfield Holiday Shop & Stroll on Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 6 pm to 9 pm.  Please click here to learn about participating shops,…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News For October 31, 2019

Click here to read about our upcoming activities and events for the week of November 4, 2019. Highlights include an invitation to our Veterans' Breakfast on November 12 and important information about the Social Services Community Resource Fair on…

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Fairfield Recognized by Statewide Association for Best Practices in Economic Development

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is very pleased to announce that the Town of Fairfield was among two dozen communities in the State to receive accreditation from the Connecticut Economic Development Association (CEDAS) for exemplifying Best Practices…

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Town of Fairfield News - Town Update on Parks and Field Safety

Please click below to: Read a statement from the First Selectman on the role of the Town's communications consultant as related to the fill pile Read a status update on the remediation at six sites as well as a list of additional…

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Town of Fairfield News - Update on the Safety of Town Parks and Fields

status of remediation at six sites as well as a list of additional fill use sites that have now been sampled.Site Specific UpdatesGould Manor Park: Remediation work is continuing and currently all the soils believed to be impacted have been removed.…

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Town of Fairfield: Bigelow Center News - October, 2019

Fairfield Police Chief Chris Lyddy; First Selectman Mike Tetreau; Friends of the Bigelow Center Vice President Margo Schiff; Friends of the Bigelow Center President Sandra-Ann Nolfo; Human Services Director Julie DeMarco;  Eric Johnson, COO of…

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Sign Up by Oct. 31 for Cost Savings On Turning Your Discarded Food Into Beneficial Compost

Please click here to learn about doing something beneficial with your household's food waste through the Town's Sustainable Fairfield Task Force's food waste…

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Sen. Richard Blumenthal Announces FEMA Assistance Firefighters Grant Funding for Fairfield's Firefighters

I am very pleased to announce that U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal visited Fire Headquarters today to discuss the importance of a $216,364 FEMA Assistance Firefighters Grant that he and Senator Chris Murphy helped secure for our dedicated and…

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Town of Fairfield News - October 17, 2019

Click here to read the latest update on the safety of the Town's parks and fields.  This includes information on the remediation at Gould Manor Park, the next round of testing and recreational site standards issued by…

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Town of Fairfield News - Fairfield Restaurant Week October 21-27, 2019

I am pleased to announce that 35 restaurants will participate in this year's Fairfield Restaurant Week which begins Monday, October 21. Enjoy delicious food, learn about special offers at several local retailers and visit the food…

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Town of Fairfield News - October 11, 2019

BRANCH LIBRARY CELEBRATES 50 YEARS On Saturday, October 19, join the Fairfield Woods Branch Library for a 50th anniversary celebration that the whole family can enjoy.  Events are from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. ABSENTEE BALLOTS NOW AVAILABLEThe Town…

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Town of Fairfield News - Fairfield Human And Social Services Department

Director of Human and Social Services, Julie DeMarco, is pleased to announce Fairfield Social Services is hosting a Community Resources Fair on Thursday, November 14 from 4:00 - 6:00 PM. Community providers of services important to Fairfield…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News For October 10, 2019

Click here to read about our upcoming activities and events for the weeks of October 14 and October 21. It's a two-week email blast with lots of news, including information about Medicare Open Enrollment appointments at the Center and the Friends'…

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Town of Fairfield News - Leaf Collection To Begin November 4, 2019

The Town of Fairfield will be providing four weeks of leaf collection to residents this fall.Since there is no specific pickup day for a particular street or neighborhood, bags must be curbside by 6:00 am Monday to assure pickup during that week.The…

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Fairfield Complete Streets Policy Ranked in Top Ten Nationally by Smart Growth America

I am so pleased to announce that thanks to the excellent work of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee's Complete Streets Subcommittee, the Town of Fairfield has been nationally recognized as having one of the top ten Complete Street policies adopted…

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Town of Fairfield News - Fairfield Native Receives Nobel Prize

I am thrilled to share with you the exciting news that Dr. William G. Kaelin Jr. who grew up in Fairfield and attended our schools has been awarded the Nobel Prize.  Please click here to…

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Town Receives Grant to Improve Safety at Downtown Traffic Circle Area: Public Encouraged to Give Input

I am pleased to announce that thanks to a $375,000 State grant, the Town will be performing a study to explore alternatives to enhance safety for all users of the Post Road/Kings Highway Circle area. To learn more, including participating at a…

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Town Update On Parks And Field Safety

As part of the Town's continuing efforts to keep residents informed and updated on the safety of our parks and fields, the Health Department is issuing the following update:-At this time, only one portion of one field (Burroughs Soccer Field #1)…

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Fairfield Health Department Update on Environmental Testing

Town Update on Park & Field Safety The Fairfield Health Department on Sep 27th issued the following update on environmental testing at the Town's parks, school grounds and fields as well as a list of helpful…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News, September 26, 2019

Click here to read about our upcoming activities and events for the week of September 30,…

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Fairfield Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution Celebrate Constitution Week

The Eunice Dennie Burr Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) has kicked off the start of Constitution Week in the Town of Fairfield today at its headquarters on the historic Town Green.Constitution Week,…

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Weekly Update From First Selectman Mike Tetreau To Residents About The Safety Of Town Fields And Parks

Click here to read my weekly update on park safety, field testing and any…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News For September 12, 2019

Click here to read about our upcoming activities and events for the week of September 16, 2019. Highlights include two fun and interesting Lunch and Learns, the kick off of the Friends' Fall Thursday Nights and important information for Veterans.…

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Residents Invited To Public Information Session On Fill Use Issues And Testing Results - September 17, 2019

On Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm, the Town of Fairfield will hold its third Public Information Session to provide residents with an update on fill use issues, including test results at various locations around Town.  Please click here…

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Town of Fairfield News - Fairfield Restaurant Week to Return October 21-27

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is pleased to announce that the popular Fairfield Restaurant Week will make its return on Monday, October 21, 2019 and run through Sunday, October 27, 2019. First Selectman Tetreau also announced that Bankwell will again…

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Town of Fairfield News - September 6, 2019

CodeRED SIGNUP SEPTEMBER September is CodeRED signup month! The Emergency Management Team asks everyone to sign up for both emergency and general notifications. Text 'FairfieldAlerts' to '99411' or visit www.fairfieldct.org/codered.9/11 REMEMBRANCE…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News, September 5, 2019

Click here to read about our upcoming activities and events for the week of September 9, 2019. Don't forget, for Emergency Information, sign up for Town of Fairfield Code Red messages. Click here for…

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Weekly Update from First Selectman Mike Tetreau About the Safety of Town Fields and Park Areas

Over the past month we have moved in a rapid and comprehensive way to determine whether any school fields and park areas in Fairfield may be contaminated by material from the fill pile that was inappropriately used at these sites. Much work still…

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Local Non-Profits and Businesses to Benefit Under State Program

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS) has approved a dozen programs submitted by the Town of Fairfield for inclusion in the 2019 Neighborhood Assistance Act program.The Neighborhood…

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Health Department Announces Test Results for 10 Additional Sites

Fairfield, CT -- The Fairfield Health Department on August 30th announced the results of soil sampling conducted on August 22nd and 23rd, 2019 at 10 sites in the town. Tighe & Bond, the Licensed Environmental Professional (LEP) retained by the…

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Town of Fairfield - News and Announcements - August 29, 2019

Overdose Awareness Events To Be Held Friday, August 30th The Town will be holding two Overdose Awareness events on Friday, August 30th -  a screening of the documentary 'Overdosed' at 5:00 pm at Saugatuck Sweets followed by…

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Connecticut's DEEP and Department of Public Health’s Responses to Fairfield Parents on Health Concerns Related to Fill Use

Click Here to know more information on Connecticut's DEEP and Department of Public Health’s Responses to Fairfield Parents on Health Concerns Related to…

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Town of Fairfield News - A Message from First Selectman Mike Tetreau

As we approach the end of August and our focus turns to school and autumn, I want to update you on what has been a very busy month here in Fairfield, notably because of all of the developments related to the question of the safety of our parks and…

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Town of Fairfield News - Connecticut Department Of Public Health Official's Comments On Health Risks Associated With Fill Use

To view Connecticut Department of Public Health Epidemiologist Meg Harvey’s explanation of health use associated with fill use.These comments were made at the Town's Public Information Session on Fill Use Issues that was held on Wednesday,…

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Summary of Results of Tighe and Bond’s Environmental Investigation at Gould Manor Park

The Fairfield Health Department has released the following Testing Report on the sidewalk area along Holland Hill Road at Gould Manor Park. Please click here to read a brief summary and view the complete results.Any questions regarding this…

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View August 21st Town Public Information Session on Fill Use Issues

Residents can view FairTV’s taping (please click here) of the Town’s Public Information Session on Fill Use Issues impacting Gould Manor Park, ballfields and other town parks that was held on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Fairfield…

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Town of Fairfield Holding Public Information Sessions On Fill Use Issues - August 21 And 22, 2019

The Town of Fairfield is holding two public information sessions this week to provide residents with an update on fill use issues impacting Gould Manor Park, the Town’s ballfields and other town parks. Residents are encouraged to visit the…

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Fairfield Announces Results of Phase 2 Soil Testing of Sidewalk Area of Gould Manor Park

Levels of arsenic, lead and asbestos detected in initial soil sample testingAwaiting additional test results to guide remediation planTown to cordon off affected area until remediation is completedThe Fairfield Department of Health has received the…

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Town Celebrates Pure Barre Fairfield New Location

Fairfield, CT – The Town of Fairfield Office of Community and Economic Development is pleased to announce the Grand Re-Opening of Pure Barre Fairfield at 1876 Black Rock Turnpike. First Selectman Mike Tetreau joined Community and Economic…

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Town of Fairfield - Update and Test Results on Gould Manor Park Sidewalk Area

Please click here to read my message regarding test results along the sidewalk area of Gould Manor Park, on Holland…

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Former FFLd American Little Leaguer and High School Student Aiden Blanc To Call ESPN Primetime Game at Little League World Series

Please click here to read more about former Fairfield American Little League player Aiden Blanc who has been chosen by ESPN to call a primetime game at the Little League World Series on August 21st. Sixteen year-old Aiden is among four teens…

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Town of Fairfield News - August 9, 2019

Over the past two weeks there has been a tremendous amount of information disseminated through news reports, social media and the town itself about issues related to the management of the aggregate fill pile at the Town's Public Works Yard on…

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Town of Fairfield News - Fairfield School District Among Ten Best In Connecticut

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is very pleased to announce that Fairfield's School District has been ranked in the top ten in the State as a best school district for the 2019-2020 school year. Fairfield ranked 9th, scoring ahead of Greenwich,…

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Town of Fairfield Selected to Receive Floating Beach Wheelchair

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is very pleased to announce that SMILE Mass (Small Miracles in Life Exist) has donated a floating beach wheelchair to the Town of Fairfield. The floating beach wheelchair will be used at Lake Mohegan which has a fully…

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Town of Fairfield News - Gould Manor Park Sidewalk Area Undergoing Testing for Possible Contaminants

The Town has been made aware of what appears to be pieces of siding shingles, which possibly could contain asbestos, along the sidewalk of Gould Manor Park on Holland Hill Road. The area in question is limited to the sidewalk area along the road and…

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Town of Fairfield News - Update on Julian Legal Developments

A Message from First Selectman Mike Tetreau:Over two years ago, I requested our Police Department conduct an investigation into issues regarding the “fill pile” at Richard White Way. The Town of Fairfield also initiated a civil action…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News For Aigust 1, 2019

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Town of Fairfield - Statement from the Town of Fairfield Concerning Julian Search Warrant

Julian Development was hired by the Town in 2013 to manage the Public Works Yard and reduce the soil and spoils in the Yard. In 2016, near the end of their contract, contaminants were discovered on site in violation of their contract. After Julian…

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Town of Fairfield News - CIRMA Issues Members’ Equity Distribution Check to Town of Fairfield and Fairfield Board of Education

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is very pleased to announce that the Connecticut Interlocal Risk Management Agency (CIRMA) has presented the Town of Fairfield and Fairfield Board of Education with a check for $51,959, the prorated share of…

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Town of Fairfield News - Update on Town’s Food Recycling Pilot Program

The Sustainable Fairfield Task Force (SFTF) and Town Solid Waste and Recycling Department and Commission announced today that the pilot program for recycling wasted food, announced on July 18, now includes an additional informational seminar on home…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News, July 25, 2019

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Town of Fairfield - Human and Social Services

Fairfield, CT - Today marks the 29th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This historic law provides civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

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Town of Fairfield News - Turning Wasted Food Into Garden-Friendly Compost: New Pilot Program To Show Residents How

Wasted food is a huge and growing problem – 30 to 40% of the US’s food supply eventually goes to waste and, when discarded in landfills, is a major source of methane, a potent “greenhouse gas,” according to the U.S.…

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Tips and Places to Stay Cool in July 2019

It's going to be a hot week and weekend for Fairfield. For tips on how to stay cool in extreme heat, view this video developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at https://youtu.be/_zBZrPfqQYA.If you do not have air…

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Town of Fairfield News - Lt. Governor Bysiewicz and First Selectman Tetreau Launch Fairfield 2020 Census Efforts

Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, Fairfield First Selectman Mike Tetreau, and other state and local elected officials met this week at the Fairfield Public Library to launch the Town’s Complete Count Committee for the 2020 Census. An accurate…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News For July 11, 2019

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First Selectman Mike Tetreau Announces Reaffirmed AAA Bond Rating for Fairfield

First Selectman Tetreau announced that the nation's top rating agencies-Fitch Ratings, Moody's Investors Service, and S&P Global Ratings-have all reaffirmed the Town's AAA rating and stable outlook status.The AAA rating is the highest possible…

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Town of Fairfield News - Fairfield's Coveted AAA Rating Reaffirmed - Bond And Note Sales Successful

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is pleased to announce that the Town recently completed a bond sale of $15,710,000 at 2.5% and a ban sale of $11,420,000 at 1.3%.First Selectman Tetreau also announced that the nation’s top rating…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

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Board of Selectmen Regular Meeting - Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Please click below to access the agenda and backup documentation for the July 10, 2019  Regular Meeting of the Board of Selectmen: 07-10-2019 - Agenda Backup…

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Fairfield Marks National Drive Electric Week With “Green Wheels Expo

First Selectman Mike Tetreau and the Sustainable Fairfield Task Force (SFTF) are pleased to announce that in recognition of National Drive Electric Week in September a special display of the latest in electric vehicles (EVs) will be held at the…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News, June 28, 2019

Click here to read about our upcoming activities and events for the week of July 1, 2019. The Bigelow Center is closed Thursday, July 4 for…

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Town of Fairfield News, June 28, 2019

• Fireworks Come celebrate Independence Day with an explosive Fireworks Show, Wednesday July 3rd.  Approximate start time is 9:15 pm. Rain date of July 5 if necessary.• Offices Closed  Town offices and the Transfer Station will…

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Town of Fairfield News - Move Over Save First Responder Lives Public Service Annoucement

Emergency responders from Fairfield held a press conference today to highlight the dangers of highway incidents and responder safety. In attendance were Fairfield’s Fire Chief Denis McCarthy, Police Chief Chris Lyddy, First Selectman Mike…

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Fairfield Center Station Repaving Project Scheduled for July 8-19, 2019

A repaving and repair project will begin Monday, July 8th at the Fairfield Center Station NY/Westbound Lot. Work is expected to be complete by Friday, July 19th. The lot will be worked on in 2 phases. Phase 1 will be the Unquowa Road side;…

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Final Report of Black Rock Turnpike Safety Study Available for Public - Jun 17, 2019

The Town of Fairfield and the Connecticut Metropolitan Council of Governments have announced that the final report of the Black Rock Turnpike Safety Study is available here. The purpose of the study was to identify strategies to enhance safety for…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News - June 13, 2019

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July 9th Deadline for CT Small Businesses to Apply for SBA Working Capital Loans

The SBA is reminding businesses that suffered economic losses as a result of the severe storms and straight-line winds on May 15, 2018 to apply for low-interest loans before the July 9 deadline. Please click here to…

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Need to Dispose of Old Mattress/Box Spring? - Pilot Program Offers Residents a 'Green' Approach

If you have a mattress or box spring at the end of its useful life – and you want to dispose of it in an environmentally friendly way – be sure to mark Wednesday, June 26, and Saturday, June 29 on your calendar.On those dates, Greater…

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Town Participates in Make Music Day with Diverse Free Musical Performances

The Town of Fairfield’s Office of Community and Economic Development is pleased to announce that on Friday, June 21, 2019, Fairfield will participate for the second time in the annual Make Music Day.Make Music Day began 37 years ago in France…

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Harbor Management Commission Now Accepting Resumes for Southport Harbor Master Appointment

The chairman of the Town of Fairfield Harbor Management Commission is now accepting resumes for consideration for appointment to the position of Southport Harbor Master. Resumes must be postmarked by June 21, 2019.  Click here for…

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Hoydens Hill Pollinator Meadow Restoration Project

The Fairfield Conservation Department in coordination with the Fairfield Conservation Commission is pleased to announce the design and restoration of a 3.6 acre native wildflower pollinator meadow at the Hoyden's Hill Open Space area located at 388…

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New Community Program: Fairfield Art About Town from June 7 - 9, 2019

The Town of Fairfield and the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce a new community event, Fairfield Art About Town.Organized by Anna Nowak of Lion’s Paw & Co., Joseph Malfettone of Brilliant Creative Partners and Lisa…

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Downtown Farmers Market Begins June 16th

Learn more about the downtown farmers market returning to Fairfield starting June 16th! First Selectman Mike Tetreau is pleased to announce that the Fairfield Farmers Market returns for its fourth season starting Sunday, June 16. The market will be…

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Town of Fairfield - News and Announcements

In an effort to keep residents informed, the Fairfield Police Department shares the following announcement from the CT Department of Transportation regarding the I-95 closure scheduled for this weekend and next:On the weekends of May 31 - June 3 and…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

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Board of Selectmen Special Meeting - Wednesday, May, 29 2019

The Board of Selectmen will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 5:00 pm in the first floor conference room of Sullivan Independence Hall.Please click below to access the agenda:05-29-2019 Agenda…

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Sherman PTA Wins 2019 Jan Harp Domene Diversity and Inclusion Award

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is very pleased to announce that the National PTA has honored Roger Sherman Elementary School’s PTA with the 2019 Jan Harp Domene Diversity and Inclusion Award!The award honors one state (The Colorado PTA), one…

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First Selectman Tetreau Fights Against State Proposal to Transfer Teacher Pension Costs to Towns

Please click here to hear more comments regarding the State's proposal to transfer teacher pension costs to…

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Fairfield's Human Services Department News - May 20, 2019

Director of Human and Social Services, Julie DeMarco, announces a partnership with the Trumbull Human Services Department and Greater Bridgeport Transit to provide monthly rides to Veterans to the West Haven VA Hospital. Targeted at veterans, the…

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Warde and Ludlowe Among 41 Connecticut High Schools to Receive 2019 College Success Award!

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is very pleased to announce that Fairfield Warde High School (FWHS) and Fairfield Ludlowe High School (FLHS) are among the State’s 41 high schools to win the 2019 College Success Award by GreatSchools, a national…

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State Budget Update - The State Teacher Pension Cost Transfer to Towns is Back

This is not good news. We have to stop this. We have to work together to stop this.For Fairfield, this means $700,000 added to our expenses starting July 1. Let me be clear, this $700,000 is not in our approved budget and would force us to make cuts…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

Click here to read about our upcoming activities and events for the week of May 13, 2019. Highlights include a hands-on class called "Flowers for Emotional Healing" and the next program in the Friends Thursday Evening Series, photographer…

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Town of Fairfield Holocaust Commemoration to Be Held May 15, 2109, Alan Moskin to Be Featured Speaker

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on May 6, 2019 that the Town of Fairfield Holocaust Commemoration Committee will welcome Alan Moskin as the featured speaker at this year’s Holocaust Commemoration on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Mr. Moskin,…

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Town Welcomes Fanedos Jewelry To The Fairfield Business Community

Fairfield, CT – The Town of Fairfield’s Office of Community & Economic Development is pleased to announce the opening of Fanedos Jewelry located at 525 Tunxis Hill Cut Off in Fairfield. First Selectman Mike Tetreau, joined owner Mike…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

Click here to read about our upcoming activities and events. Highlights include our Day Trip line-up; a Caregivers' Lunch and Learn; and an exciting hands-on program on Flowers…

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Early Detection Alerts Fire Department

FAIRFIELD, CT, April 24, 2019: The Fairfield Emergency Communications Center received phone notification from a fire alarm monitoring company reporting an activated fire alarm at 351 Springer Road. Car 3 arrived on the scene within 4 minutes of…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

Click here to read about our upcoming activities and events for the week of April 29, 2019. Highlights include Mastering the Masters Art classes and a legislative forum on…

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French Exchange Students to Visit Fairfield - Warde Exchange Program Celebrates 40 Years!

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is pleased to announce that the educational, linguistic and cultural exchange program at Fairfield Warde High School (FWHS) is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year!Additionally, starting today, April 11, through…

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Town and Chamber to Host Shop & Stroll Into Spring

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Town of Fairfield and the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Fairfield Moms, will co-sponsor the annual “Shop & Stroll Into Spring” event on Thursday, April…

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Town of Fairfield News - Greenskies Completes 30th Solar System for Town of Fairfield – Another Milestone for Largest Solar Developer in Connecticut

Greenskies Renewable Energy LLC (“Greenskies”), a Clean Focus company, has completed a milestone solar system for the Town of Fairfield, Connecticut. The new solar array at Fairfield Woods Middle School becomes the 30th solar system to…

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Proposals for School 'Solar Carports' Introduced at Upcoming Town Meetings

The Town of Fairfield’s Sustainable Fairfield Task Force will hold two public, informational meetings to introduce pending proposals to construct carports topped with solar panels in the parking lots of Burr Elementary, Roger Ludlowe Middle,…

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Fairfield Residents Invited to 'Take the Pledge' for National Water Conservation Challenge

First Selectman Mike Tetreau, the Sustainable Fairfield Task Force (SFTF) and Mill River Wetland Committee (MRWC) announced on March 22, 2019 that starting April 1, 2019 and not sooner Fairfield residents can join fellow Americans in communities…

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Fairfield Named a Top Safe Community in Connecticut

First Selectman Mike Tetreau and Police Chief Chris Lyddy are pleased to announce that the Town of Fairfield has been named a top safe community in Connecticut. SafeWise, an online safety resource that helps families and communities make informed…

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Fairfield to Sponsor Workshop to Help Businesses “Save Green” and Increase their Bottom Line

The Town of Fairfield’s Department of Community & Economic Development, in partnership with United Illuminating (UI), Southern Connecticut Gas (SCG) and the Connecticut Green Bank, will offer a free workshop aimed…

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Fairfield to Participate in State Neighborhood Assistance Act Program

The Town of Fairfield, through its Office of Community & Economic Development, is again soliciting program proposals from municipal agencies and community non-profit organizations for funding consideration under the State’s Neighborhood…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

Click here to read about our upcoming activities and events for the week of March 11, 2019. Highlights include an exciting talk entitle The Healthy Adult Brain, a performance of Irish Music by Heather Gately, and important information about Senior…

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Town of Fairfield News - Fairfield to Participate in State Neighborhood Assistance Act Program

The Town of Fairfield, through its Office of Community & Economic Development, is again soliciting program proposals from municipal agencies and community non-profit organizations for funding consideration under the State’s Neighborhood…

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CT Department of Transportation Traffic Control Signal Project

The State of Connecticut's Department of Transportation wishes to notify the Town of Fairfield with the following information:Fairfield, CT - State Project 0173-0468 will upgrade the traffic control signal equipment at the intersection of U.S. Route…

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Town of Fairfield News: Board of Selectmen Budget Hearings Schedule

As a reminder, this year's budget hearing process begins on Monday, March 4th with the First Selectman presenting his budget recommendation. Please note that the Selectmen have revised their March 4th and March 5th schedule. Please click here to…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

Click here to read about our upcoming activities and events for the week of March 4, 2019. Highlights include a Caregivers' Support Lunch and Learn and an exciting program for National Brain Awareness Week, The Healthy Adult Brain: A…

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Board of Finance To Hold Annual Budget Comment Open Forum

The Board of Finance is holding its Annual Budget Comment Open Forum on Saturday, March 30th at Fairfield Ludlowe High School.  Please click here for…

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Town of Fairfield News - First Selectman Mike Tetreau’s 2019-2020 Budget Recommendation Letter

Please click here to read First Selectman Tetreau’s 2019-2020 Budget Recommendation letter. The First Selectman will present his 2019-2020 proposed budget at the Monday, March 4, 2019 Board of Selectmen Public Budget Hearing which begins 8:30…

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Town of Fairfield: News and Announcements - February 26, 2019

-Brooklawn To Host Senior Women's Open The USGA has chosen Brooklawn Country Club as the host site of the third U.S. Senior Women's Open Championship scheduled for July 6-12, 2020.    -2018 Tax Information Available Online The Tax…

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Town of Fairfield News - Tax Assessor Releases 2018 Grand List

The Town of Fairfield’s Tax Assessor announced today that the taxable Grand List, based on valuations as of October 1, 2018, certified on January 31, 2019, is $10,974,887,376. This amount represents an increase of $98,573,859 or 0.91% from the…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

We have a few new programs for you!The RLMS Chamber Choir and FLHS Acappella Group will perform at the Bigelow Center this Thursday at 11:00 a.m. The third graders from Greens Farms Academy are back and need your help painting! Two Thursdays…

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Town to Re-Issue Popular Map and Guide - Ad Sponsorships Available for Limited Time

Fairfield’s Director of Community and Economic Development Mark Barnhart announced today plans to update and re-issue the Fairfield Map & Guide as part of the Town’s ongoing tourism campaign and invites local businesses to…

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Town of Fairfield - Health Department Wants to Hear From You!

Community Conversation - We Want to Hear From Residents on Health Needs and Concerns in FairfieldThe Fairfield Health Department is conducting its fourth Community Health Needs Assessment and is asking residents to help by providing their…

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Fairfield Parking Authority Celebrates Student Art Work at Downtown Train Station

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is pleased to announce that the Parking Authority of Fairfield recently held a ceremony at the downtown train station to showcase the second phase of Fairfield Public Schools student art work created for both station…

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Town Seeks Public Input on Prospective Projects for Community Development Block Grant Program Funding

The Town of Fairfield’s Community and Economic Development Department in accordance with its Citizen Participation Plan will hold a Public Hearing to solicit citizen input on prospective projects for funding under the Community Development…

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Fairfield Celebrates Achievement as Top-Ranked 'Sustainable CT' Community: Record of Activities Garnered Most Points Among 169 Towns

First Selectman Mike Tetreau and the Sustainable Fairfield Task Force (SFTF) are pleased to announce that the Town of Fairfield held a special ceremony to celebrate its recent recognition as a top-ranked “Sustainable CT” municipality and…

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Board of Selectmen Regular Meeting Agenda - February 6, 2019

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Tax Deferment Program Now Available for Fairfield’s Federal Employees Affected by Government Shutdown

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that on Monday, January 28, 2019, the Fairfield Representative Town Meeting (RTM), the town’s legislative body, voted to establish a tax deferment program to assist federal employees in Fairfield…

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First Selectman Gives Annual State of the Town Address

I gave my annual State of the Town Address at last night's Representative Town Meeting.  Please click here to read my speech or here to view FairTV's video recording of the meeting.Speeches from previous years are available…

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Town of Fairfield News - First Selectman Tetreau Re-Elected Chairman of Regional Council

First Selectman Mike Tetreau has been unanimously re-elected to serve another year-long term as Chairman of the Connecticut Metropolitan Council of Governments (MetroCOG).MetroCOG is a multi-discipline, regional planning organization with six member…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

Click here to read about our upcoming activities and events for the week of January 28, 2019. Highlights include information about our new "Worried but Well"…

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Town Offices Closed Monday, January 21st, in Observance of Martin Luther King Day

Town offices will be closed for non-essential services on Monday, January 21st, in observance of Martin Luther King Day.  The Transfer Station will be open regular hours - 7:00 am to…

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Board of Selectmen Regular Meeting Agenda - January 16, 2019

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

Click here to read about our upcoming activities and events for the week of January…

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Town of Fairfield News - Rooster River Flooding Public Information Session

Residents impacted by Rooster River flooding are encouraged to attend a public information session on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 7 pm at 501 Kings Highway East.  Please click here for…

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Town of Fairfield Declares National Law Appreciation Day on January 9th - First Selectman Issuing Proclamation at Police HQ

On Wednesday, January 9, 2019, Fairfield First Selectman Mike Tetreau will issue a proclamation declaring National Law Appreciation Day to Acting Police Chief Chris Lyddy. The reading and presentation of the proclamation will take place at 11:15 am…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

Click here to read about our upcoming activities and events for the week of January 7, 2019. Highlights include a presentation on our 2019…

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Town of Fairfield News - January 4, 2019

CHRISTMAS TREE DISPOSAL There are several options available to dispose of your Christmas tree. If your private hauler does not take trees, Harvest New England will take trees for free weekdays 8am-3pm and two Saturdays - January 5th…

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Board of Selectmen Regular Meeting Agenda - January 2, 2019

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Fairfield Board of Selectmen Announce 2018 Employee and Fairfielder of the Year Winners

Please click here to read about this past Wednesday's Board of Selectmen meeting where the 2018 Fairfielder and Employee of the Year winners were announced. Please consider publicizing this for…

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Town of Fairfield - Holiday Hours

Town offices will be closed for non-essential services on Tuesday, December 25th and Tuesday, January 1st. The Transfer Station will be closed December 25th and January 1st, but will be open all other regular hours.The Town of Fairfield wishes you…

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Town of Fairfield News - December 19, 2018

--Winter Snow Preparation - A little preparation goes a long way for winter safety in your home, neighborhood and town.  Visit our Emergency Management Team's winter storm webpage for things you can do now to be ready.--CodeRED Alerts - Want to…

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Project Service LLC Issues $2000 Donation to Fairfield’s Veterans

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is very pleased to announce that two of the town’s veteran’s organizations have each received $1000 from Project Service LLC.Project Service LLC, which has invested in and operates all 23 Service Plazas…

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Fairfield Board of Selectmen Conducts 15th Annual Fairfielder and Town Employee of the Year Awards

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Fairfield Board of Selectmen is conducting its 15th annual Fairfielder and Town Employee of the Year Awards.Any member of the public, including town and school employees, is encouraged to submit…

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'Ciao Bella' Opens New Store in Fairfield

The Fairfield Department of Community & Economic Development is pleased to announce the opening of Ciao Bella, which celebrated the official opening of its newest location in Fairfield with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, December 6th.…

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Board of Selectmen Special Meeting Agenda - December 19, 2018

1) Call To Order 2) Pledge Of Allegiance 3) 2018 Employee And Fairfielder Of The Year Awards 4) Sustainable Fairfield Task Force To hear a report on the Buy Local/Eat Local Initiative 5) Senior And Disabled Tax Relief Committee To hear a report…

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Town of Fairfield News - Local Non-Profits to Benefit from State Neighborhood Assistance Act Program

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that five local non-profits have received funding commitments from businesses totaling more than $40,000 as a result of the Town’s (no cost) participation in the State’s Neighborhood…

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Fairfield Receives Check from Insurance Carrier's Members' Equity Distribution Program

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is pleased to announce that the Town of Fairfield received a check from the Connecticut Interlocal Risk Management Agency (CIRMA), one of the Town’s insurance carriers, for Fairfield’s share of this…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

Click here to read about our upcoming activities and events for the week of December 10, 2018. Highlights include a Balance Program; a special Meditation Program; the Winter 2019 Lifelong Learners Course listing;  and our new trips for the…

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Town's Water Pollution Control Authority and Facility's Asst. Superintendent Receive Awards from Top New England Organization

Town’s Water Pollution Control Authority Receives Award from Leading New England Organization: WPCF Asst. Superintendent John Bodie Named CT Operator of the YearFirst Selectman Mike Tetreau is very pleased to announce that the Town’s…

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Fairfield Town Board of Selectmen Regular Meeting Agenda - December 5, 2018

Click Here to view the Fairfield Town Board of Selectmen Regular Meeting Agenda - December…

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Town of Fairfield - Final Week of Leaf Collection Announced

The majority of leaves have fallen.  Therefore the fourth and final week of leaf collection will be next week, the week of December 3rd.Bags must be curbside by 6:00 am Monday, December 3rd, to assure pickup.For complete information, including…

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Town and Chamber Announce Details for December 6th Holiday Shop and Stroll

First Selectman Mike Tetreau encourages the public to participate in Fairfield’s 6th Annual Holiday Shop & Stroll on Thursday, December 6th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The fun-filled event is being co-sponsored by the Town of Fairfield and…

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Town of Fairfield News - Fairfield Ranked 1 Business-Friendly Town in Connecticut

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is pleased to announce that the Yankee Institute for Public Policy has ranked Fairfield the most business-friendly community in the state.In its report issued earlier this month, the Yankee Institute, a non-profit…

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Town of Fairfield News - Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Town Offices will be closed for non-essential services this Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.Fairfield Main and Fairfield Woods Branch Libraries will close at 5 pm on Wednesday and will re-open on Saturday at 9:00 am.The…

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Fairfield Police Department Receives AAA’s Traffic Safety Gold Award

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is very pleased to announce that AAA Northeast has honored the Fairfield Police Department with a Gold Award for the department's outstanding traffic safety programs. In addition, AAA recognized Officer Scott Sudora as a…

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Fairfield Social Services Seeking Donations to Help Fairfield Families for the Holidays

Fairfield, CT - Julie DeMarco, Director of Human and Social Services,  announced November 16, 2018 that Fairfield Social Services is reaching out to the community to help families in need during the upcoming holiday season. More than 130…

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Town of Fairfield News - First Selectman Tetreau and Fairfield Business Community Kick Off New ‘Buy Local’ Campaign

As part of the Town’s ongoing efforts to support local businesses, First Selectman Mike Tetreau, Director of Community and Economic Development Mark Barnhart, Fairfield Chamber of Commerce President Beverly Balaz and over a dozen members of…

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Fairfield First Selectman Welcomes New Chief of Staff

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is pleased to announce the appointment of Nancy Carberry, the new Chief of Staff in the First Selectman's Office.On October 23, 2018, Ms. Carberry, a recent member of the Town’s Economic Development Commission,…

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Town and Chamber to Host 6th Annual Holiday Shop & Stroll on December 6, 2018

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Town of Fairfield and the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce will co-sponsor the 6th Annual Fairfield Holiday Shop & Stroll on Thursday, December 6, 2018.Participating shops will stay open late…

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Fairfield Earns Top Honors as 'Sustainable CT' Community: Residents Invited to Attend November 10th Forum on Town’s Sustainability Planning

First Selectman Mike Tetreau and the Sustainable Fairfield Task Force (SFTF) are very pleased to announce that the Town of Fairfield has earned top honors as a “Sustainable CT” community under a new statewide program that recognizes…

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Town of Fairfield - Election Day

Election Day is next Tuesday, November 6th.  Polls will be open from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm.Sample ballots can be viewed at www.fairfieldct.org/ballot. Please note that the ballot contains two questions proposing amendments to the State…

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Town of Fairfield News: Fairfield Police Department Participates in 'No Shave November' - Asks Public to Join Them in Fight Against Cancer

The Fairfield Police Department (FPD) has announced today that it is proud to once again be participating in “No Shave November,” an annual fundraising and awareness effort during which participants from around the world, including many…

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Town’s First-Ever 'Green Survey' Results Are In! Residents Invited to Sustainability Plan Forum, November 10th, 10 am, Pequot Library

The Town’s Sustainable Fairfield Task Force (SFTF) announced today that results from its first-ever “Green Survey” are in and findings show that residents are taking action for a “greener” lifestyle and, along with the…

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Leaf Collection to Begin Monday, November 5, 2018

The Town of Fairfield will be providing four weeks of leaf collection to residents.  Bags must be curbside by 6:00 am Monday to assure pickup during that week.  Collection begins Monday, November 5.  There is no collection…

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Selectmen Extend Deadline for Annual Fairfielder and Employee of the Year Award Nominations to Friday, November 16th

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Fairfield Board of Selectmen is extending the deadline for nominations for the 15th annual Employee and Fairfielder of the Year Awards to noon on Friday, November 16, 2018.Any member of the…

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Town of Fairfield - UI Streetlights Conversion Win-Win for Fairfield

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that starting today, Wednesday, October 24, 2018, United Illuminating (UI) will begin its conversion of streetlights to highly efficient LED technology in the Town of Fairfield.UI is replacing the existing…

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First Selectman Mike Tetreau Proclaims October 21-27 as 'Friends of the Fairfield Public Library Week'

In celebration of the 13th annual National Friends of Libraries Week, Fairfield’s First Selectman, Mike Tetreau, has officially proclaimed October 21 through 27 as Friends of the Fairfield Public Library Week in the Town of Fairfield, and…

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A Conversation in Kindness: PTA Council and The Kindness Solution Partner with Town to Help Make Fairfield a 'World Kindness Community'

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that “A Conversation in Kindness” will be held at the home of Fairfield PTA Council President Carolyn Trabuco on Thursday, October 25, 2018, from 5:30 pm-7:00 pm.The event will be hosted by…

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Town of Fairfield - Human and Social Services

Director of Human and Social Services, Julie DeMarco, announces the formation of the Senior Social Services Outreach Worker Project, made possible by the HUD Community Neighborhood Development Block Grant through Fairfield's Economic Development…

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Town of Fairfield News - Human and Social Services

Director of Human and Social Services, Julie DeMarco, announced that applications for CT State energy heating assistance are available at the Bigelow Center for Senior Activities, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield, CT 06824. The energy assistance program…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

Click here to read about our upcoming activities and events for the week of October 22, 2018. For those of you experiencing difficulty opening our links, highlights are below. Activities and Events for the week of October 22, 2018  …

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Fairfield Forestry Commitee Plants Tree in Honor of Late Probate Judge Dan Caruso

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is pleased to announce that the Arbor Day Foundation has once again recognized the Town as a Tree City USA in honor of Fairfield's commitment to effective forestry management.Fairfield achieved Tree City USA recognition…

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Own Requests Information from Residents and Businesses on Damages and Loss Related to September 25-26 Flooding

The Town of Fairfield's Emergency Management Team has announced that the State Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection’s Division of Emergency Services and Public Protection (DESPP/DEMHS) has received communications from a…

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Connecticut's American Institute of Architects Bestows Pequot Library with CT Treasure Award

The votes are in on the public's favorite Connecticut library building—Pequot Library! To celebrate this honor bestowed upon by the Connecticut Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and voted on by the public throughout the…

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Town of Fairfield - Promoting Economic Growth in Fairfield

Please click here to read my latest blog, Fairfield County is the Engine That Drives…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

Click here to read about our upcoming activities and events for the week of October 15, 2018. Highlights include information about:  the new session of courses for Lifelong Learners; the Health Department Flu clinic scheduled for Tuesday,…

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First Selectman Tetreau to Present at Global Innovation Summit

Fairfield County Five to Present at Global Innovation Summit - Effort Seeks to Highlight Investment Opportunities in Fairfield County Fairfield First Selectman Mike Tetreau will appear as a panelist at the upcoming 26th Annual CAST-USA (Chinese…

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Absentee Ballots are Now Available for the November 6th Election.

Town Clerk Betsy Browne reminds Fairfield's voters that absentee ballots are now available for the November 6th election.  A qualified registered voter may vote by absentee ballot for any of the following reasons: the voter will be out of town…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

Fairfield's Seniors and Disabled Residents Invited to Public Forum on Senior & Disabled Tax ReliefOn Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 10 am at the Bigelow Center for Senior Activities, 100 Mona Terrace, members of the Representative Town Meeting's…

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Town of Fairfield Endorses Complete Streets Policy - October 5, 2018

On Wednesday, September 26, 2018, the Fairfield Board of Selectmen endorsed a new Complete Streets Policy at the recommendation of the Town’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee. This policy outlines how the Town of Fairfield will consider the…

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May the 'Florce' Be With You – Get a Flu Shot! - Fairfield Health Department Seasonal Flu and Pneumonia Vaccination Clinics

The Fairfield Health Department wants you to have the power of the “Florce” by attending one of our flu clinics! The Fairfield Health Department developed a video to help you have the power of the “Florce” this flu season. Be…

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Sustainable Fairfield Task Force Unveils New Web Resource: 'Local Food for All'

“Buy Local, Eat Local” is becoming the byword for many Fairfield residents concerned about preserving the health and sustainability of our food supply – and enhancing the taste and nutritional value of the food they consume every…

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Line-up Set for Fairfield Restaurant Week, October 8-14, 2018

Please click here to view the exciting line-up of local restaurants participating in this year's…

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Board of Selectmen Regular Meeting Agenda - October 3, 2018

1) Call To Order2) Pledge Of Allegiance3) MinutesTo consider and act upon the minutes of:Regular Meeting of September 26, 20184) RecognitionRecognition of Pequot Library Winning the 2018 Connecticut Treasures Award5) AppointmentsTo hear, consider…

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Fairfield Board of Selectmen Conducts 15th Annual Fairfielder and Town Employee of the Year Awards

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on Sep 25th that the Fairfield Board of Selectmen is conducting its 15th annual Fairfielder and Town Employee of the Year Awards.Any member of the public, including town and school employees, is encouraged to…

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'After the Flood' Information from Fairfield's Emergency Management Team

September 25 2018 the Town of Fairfield experienced major flooding caused by 6 inches of rain falling in a very short period of time.As a result, many residents have experienced damage to their homes and personal property.  The Fairfield…

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Town Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda for September 26, 2018

Agenda:1) CALL TO ORDER2) PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE3) MINUTES To consider and act upon the minutes of:i. Regular Meeting of July 11, 2018 (postponed from September 5, 2018)ii. Regular Meeting of September 5, 20184) RESIGNATIONS (for information only)a.…

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First Selectman Tetreau Declares September 27, 2018 as 'Interfaith Day' in the Town of Fairfield

On the heels of the Jewish High Holidays, Fairfield First Selectman Mike Tetreau has proclaimed the first-ever “Interfaith Day” in the Town of Fairfield dated Thursday, September 27, 2018 which is the date of the annual Sukkot Interfaith…

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Town of Fairfield News - Fire Department Issues Emergency Information Advisory Regarding Natural Gas Leaks

With yesterday's natural gas emergency in Massachusetts, nearly 80 homes were damaged by fire, one person was killed and 25 were treated for injuries. Do you know what to do if you smell gas in your home? Please read this important emergency…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

Click here to read about our upcoming activities and events for the week of September 17, 2018. Click here for information about the Bigelow Tea Community Challenge, taking place Sunday, September…

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Town of Fairfield News - Town to Host Meeting on Transit Oriented Development

The Fairfield Town Plan and Zoning Commission, in partnership with the Fairfield Economic Development Commission, invite members of the community to attend a public meeting concerning transit-oriented development on Tuesday, September 25, 2018.…

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Town Celebrates Fairfield American 12-Year-Old State Champions

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is very pleased to announce that the Town of Fairfield will host a celebration for the Fairfield American Little League 12s District Team on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 6:30 pm at the Town Green in front of Old Town…

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Town of Fairfield News - Update on Southern Connecticut Gas Main Replacement Program – Beach Area

The Town’s Department of Public Works has the following update on the SCG Main Replacement Program in the Beach Area:The Gas Main replacement on Reef Road from Richard White Way to Oldfield Road is complete. Connections of individual natural…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

Click here to read about our upcoming activities and events for the week of September 10, 2018. Highlights include information about a new exercise class, Body Balance with Lauren Lanham,Thursdays at 11:30; a special program at the Westport Senior…

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Local Non-Profits and Businesses to Benefit Under State Program

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS) has approved eight programs submitted by the Town of Fairfield for inclusion in the 2018 Neighborhood Assistance Act program.The Neighborhood…

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Town of Fairfield News - Fairfield Restaurant Week Returns October 8-14

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is pleased to announce that the popular Fairfield Restaurant Week will make its return on Monday, October 8, 2018 and run through Sunday, October 14, 2018. First Selectman Tetreau also announced that Bankwell has renewed…

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Board of Finance Meeting Agenda - September 4, 2018

1. To hear, consider and act upon the following resolution as recommended by the Board of Selectmen: WHEREAS, the Fairfield Police Department has completed a two year trial deployment of twelve Body-Worn Cameras and their use and functionality has…

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Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda - September 5, 2018

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

Click here to read about our upcoming activities for the week of September 3, 2018. Highlights include information about an additional class, Body Balance  with Lauren Lanham,on Thursdays at 11:30 beginning September 6;  the Friends' Fall…

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Fairfield Ranks 11th Among Nation’s Top 50 Safest College Towns

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is pleased to announce that Fairfield has been ranked as one of the nation’s 50 Safest College Towns in America. Fairfield ranked #11 in 2018, up from #24 in 2017. Fairfield is only one of three Connecticut…

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See 'The Future of the Vehicle' Now at Fairfield’s 4th Annual Electric Vehicle Showcase and Transportation Fair - September 8th - Rain or Shine

The Town’s Sustainable Fairfield Task Force (SFTF) proudly announces that National Drive Electric Week returns in September and Fairfield will mark the occasion once again with a special display of electric cars, motorcycles and bicycles,…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

Click here to read about our upcoming activities and events for the week of August…

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Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda - August 15, 2018

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

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Primaries to be Held August 14, 2018; Polling Place Change for Holland Hill School Voters

Primaries will be held for enrolled Democratic and Republican voters on August 14th, 2018. Offices on the ballot for both parties will include Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, and Treasurer; the Republican primary will also choose…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

Click here to read about our upcoming activities and events for the week of August…

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Fairfield Town Provides Small Business Grant to Candlewood Market

The Fairfield Department of Community & Economic Development is pleased to announce its latest micro-enterprise assistance grant awarded to Candlewood Market, located within the Fairfield Sportsplex at 85 Mill Plain Road. The grant will enable…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

Click here to read about our upcoming activities and events for the week of July 30, 2018. Highlights include a listing of our upcoming trips and the Lifelong Learner…

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Fairfield Human Services Commission Launches New Committee for People with Disabilities

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Town of Fairfield’s Human Services Commission led by Nancy Legare, its Chairwoman, recently passed a resolution to create a Committee for People with Disabilities. Kris Burbank, a member of…

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Kings Highway East Pedestrian Improvements to Begin July 25, 2018

The Town of Fairfield’s Engineering Department announced today that roadway construction will begin on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, or shortly thereafter, on U.S. Route 1 (Kings Highway East) between Chambers Street and Villa Avenue in…

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Update on Southern Connecticut Gas Main Replacement Program – Beach Area

The Town’s Department of Public Works has the following update on the SCG Main Replacement Program in the Beach Area:The Gas Main replacement on Reef Road from Richard White Way to Millard Street is complete. The section from Millard Street to…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

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Witness and Conservation Officer Save A Norwalk Woman from Burning Car on Interstate 95

Fairfield, CT -- Quick action by Bridgeport Resident Frederico Davis and Connecticut Conservation Police Officer Hey saved a Norwalk woman’s life, who experienced a medical emergency today on Interstate 95. Both Davis and Hey witnessed a…

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Tour of American Chestnut Restoration Project at Lake Mohegan

The Fairfield Garden Club and the Town of Fairfield invite the press to attend the following event: On Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 4:30 pm at Lake Mohegan's parking lot, 960 Morehouse Highway (across from Tahmore Drive), Fairfield's Conservation…

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There's Still Time to Take the Fairfield 'Green Survey'

If you haven’t yet taken the Town’s first-ever “Green Survey,” it’s not too late – and the Sustainable Fairfield Task Force (SFTF) wants to hear from you!This Town-wide survey is designed to explore how residents…

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Pequot Library Selected To Represent Fairfield County in 2018 CT Treasures Award Contest by the American Institute of Architects: Public Encouraged to Vote!

Pequot Library proudly announces that it has been nominated to represent Fairfield County in the American Institute of Architects 2018 Connecticut Treasures Award. This is a time of town pride for Fairfield and an opportunity to promote the…

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Making Fairfield and Fairfield County an Investment Priority for the State

Making Fairfield & Fairfield County an Investment Priority for the StateHere are some interesting statistics and rankings….For 2016, Fairfield residents paid over $210 million to the State of Connecticut in State income tax revenue.The…

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CT Port Authority Awards Grants for Southport Harbor Maintenance and Enhancement Projects

First Selectman Mike Tetreau and the Connecticut Port Authority (CPA) are pleased to announce that two Southport Harbor projects being funded by grants recently awarded to the Town of Fairfield through the Port Authority's Small Harbor Improvement…

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Redding Road Bridge Temporarily Closing for Rehab Work: July 23-August 27

The Connecticut Department of Transportation announced today that rehabilitation work on the bridge carrying Redding Road over the Merritt Parkway in Fairfield will begin on July 23, 2018.Redding Road between Cross Highway and Merwins Lane will be…

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Fairfield’s Coveted AAA Rating Reaffirmed - Bond and Note Sales Successful

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is pleased to announce that on June 28, 2018, the Town successfully issued a bond sale of $17,025,000 at 2.94 % and a ban sale of $7,410,000 at 1.64%.First Selectman Tetreau also announced that the nation’s top…

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CT Port Authority to Hold Press Conference on Southport Harbor Grant Projects

The Connecticut Port Authority will be holding a press conference on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 11 am at Perry Green, 701 Harbor Road in Southport. The press conference will highlight two Southport Harbor projects being funded by grants recently…

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Town to Host Meeting on Sea Level Rise and Impacts to Fairfield and Long Island Sound

The Fairfield Town Plan and Zoning Department, in partnership with the Fairfield Flood and Erosion Control Board, invites community members to attend a public meeting concerning sea level rise and its impacts on Fairfield and Long Island Sound on…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

Click here to read about our upcoming activities and events for the week of July 2, 2018. We will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th in celebration of…

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Fireworks to Take Place Monday July 2nd; Town Offices Closed July 4, 2018

Town of Fairfield - News and AnnouncementsFairfield's Independence Day Fireworks Show will take place Monday, July 2nd with rain date of Tuesday, July 3rd.  Please visit www.fairfieldct.org/fireworks  for details.  For specifics on…

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Town of Fairfield News - Take the Fairfield 'Green Survey'!

The Sustainable Fairfield Task Force (SFTF) invites you to take the Town’s first-ever “Green Survey!”This Town-wide survey is designed to explore how residents view issues of community sustainability and environmental preservation…

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Fairfield to Participate in International Make Music Day

On Thursday, June 21, 2018, Fairfield will participate for the first time in the annual Make Music Day. Make Music Day began 36 years ago in France and is an opportunity for musicians of any skill level to make free music for their friends and…

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Fairfield, CT Residents Report Expolosion Led To Fire

Fairfield, CT -- A quick response and aggressive fire attack by Fairfield Firefighters prevented further damage caused by a fire, which by the residents statements, was preceded by an explosion at a Half Mile Road single family home on June…

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Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda - June 20, 2018

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Town Assists New Business Venture

The Fairfield Department of Community & Economic Development is pleased to announce its latest micro-enterprise assistance grant awarded to ComForCare Home Care, located at 1700 Post Road, Suite E-5 within Heritage Square. The grant will enable…

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Town Unveils New Business Recruitment Website

As part of its on-going efforts to attract new business investment, the Town of Fairfield has launched www.choosefairfieldct.com, a new mobile-responsive website for businesses interested in learning more about what Fairfield has to offer.Fairfield…

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Update on SCG to Perform Work in Beach Area

Since the Town’s May 23, 2018 posting, there is new information the Fairfield Department of Public Works wishes to convey to the public including an updated list of roads:The Southern Connecticut Gas Company (SCG) has informed the Town of…

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Public Invited to Launch of Fairfield's 'Skip the Straw' Movement

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the public is cordially invited to attend “Summer Jam for a Cause” which will launch Fairfield's participation in the global “Skip the Straw” movement. The free, outdoor…

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Fairfield Human Services Commission Announces Town-Wide Survey to Determine Needs of People with Disabilities

Ms. Terry Giegengack, Director of Fairfield’s Department of Human Services, announced today that Fairfield’s Human Services Commission is encouraging the public to take a Town-Wide Survey to better determine the needs of people with…

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Fairfield Named a Top Safe Community in Connecticut

First Selectman Mike Tetreau and Police Chief Gary MacNamara are pleased to announce that the Town of Fairfield has been named a top safe community in Connecticut. SafeWise, an online safety resource that helps families and communities make informed…

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Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies to be Held Monday, May 28th

The Fairfield Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies will begin at 10:00 AM, Monday May 28th, at the corner of Post Road and South Pine Creek Road. This year's theme is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive, paying tribute to our…

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Residents, Children Invited to Town's Annual Clam Clinic - May 19th - Rain or Shine

The Town of Fairfield Shellfish Commission is pleased to announce that it will host its annual Clam Clinic event at Sasco Beach (1401 Sasco Hill Road) on Saturday, May 19th at 8:00 a.m. for local residents to learn about Fairfield’s natural…

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Conservation Commission Asks Residents to Complete Survey on Unleashed Dogs in Open Spaces

The Town of Fairfield's Conservation Commission and Conservation Department oversee the management of all of the Town's Open Spaces which includes over 1,200 acres contained in 63 parcels. Presently, rules and regulations exist for Town open spaces…

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Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive for Operation Hope-Saturday, May 12

First Selectman Mike Tetreau joins Operation Hope and the U.S. Postal Service to call upon citizens to help stamp out hunger for families here in Fairfield. Keep an eye out for a postcard from your letter carrier announcing the annual Letter…

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Solarize Fairfield Deadline Approaching : Signed Contracts Due by May 15 for Reduced Pricing

The Town's volunteer Sustainable Fairfield Task Force wishes to remind Fairfield homeowners that they still have an opportunity to secure special, discounted pricing on a residential solar power installation, but they need to act soon – this…

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Fairfield Parking Authority Celebrates Student Art Work at Downtown Train Station

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the Parking Authority of Fairfield held a ceremony last Friday at the downtown train station to showcase the first of a series of displays of Fairfield Public Schools student art work.The ceremony was held…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

Click here to read about our upcoming activities and events for the week of April 30, 2018. Highlights include the Bigelow Downs, a first for the Bigelow Center. The horses are coming! Join us for a fun-filled day at the races. Sunday, May 6 from…

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Town of Fairfield News - Details Announced for Upcoming Shop & Stroll Into Spring Event

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today additional details regarding the upcoming Shop & Stroll Into Spring event,Thursday, April 26, 2018, 5-9 pm, and invites the public to take part. The event is being co-presented by the Town of…

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Fairfield Makes the Grade

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is pleased to announce that the Town of Fairfield has been given an A+ in a 2018 ‘report card’ on "Best Places to Live" in Connecticut. Fairfield is one of nearly 20 municipalities in Connecticut to receive…

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Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda - April 18, 2018

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Town of Fairfield Holocaust Commemoration Endre (Andy) Sarkany to be Featured Speaker

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced April 12, 2018 that the Town of Fairfield Holocaust Commemoration Committee has announced that the featured speaker at this year’s Holocaust Commemoration will be Endre (Andy) Sarkany.Mr. Sarkany was born…

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Fairfield Residents Encouraged to 'Pick Up the Phone!' for Largest-Ever Community Well Being Survey

The Town’s Health Department encourages the 250 randomly-selected Fairfield residents to participate in the 2018 State-Wide Community Wellbeing Survey’s live, in-depth phone interviews which are being conducted in every community in the…

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Residents Invited to Comment on Fairfield's Sustainability Plan at April 19th Forum

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that Fairfield residents will have an in-person opportunity to offer comments on the initial draft of the Town’s first-ever master Sustainability Plan – detailing specific initiatives for…

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Public Works Department Picking up Tree Branches that Fell Along Roadsides

The Public Works Department is in the process of picking up tree branches which fell along the roadsides from the recent nor'easters. The pickup is expected to continue until approximately mid-April.If you have material from your yard, you will have…

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UI Continues Its Enhanced Tree Trimming/Removal Program

The Town of Fairfield’s Tree Warden announced today that United Illuminating (UI) will continue its tree pruning/removal program on the following roads: Congress Street from Evergreen Hill Road to North Street and all of Longmeadow Road. UI…

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Valley Road Bridge to be Closed Beginning April 9, 2018

The Town of Fairfield is announcing that the Valley Road Bridge will be closed for bridge reconstruction starting Monday, April 9, 2018. Signed detours will be established to direct traffic. The bridge will be closed to ALL thru traffic, but roads…

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Nighttime Lane Closures to Resume on Merritt Parkway in Fairfield, Westport on or About April 2, 2018

The Connecticut Department of Transportation announced that nighttime construction activity for the Merritt Parkway Project in Westport and Fairfield is scheduled to resume on or about April 2, 2018. As construction activity on the project ramps up…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News

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Town of Fairfield News : Holiday Hours

Town of Fairfield - News & AnnouncementsTown Offices will be closed tomorrow, Friday March 30th, for all non-essential services, in observance of Good Friday.Fairfield Public and Fairfield Woods Branch Libraries will be closed Good Friday and…

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Fairfield Town Board of Finance Meeting Agenda for April 3, 2018

AGENDA:1) PUBLIC EXECUTIVE BUDGET SESSION (no public comment)To consider and act upon proposed revenues and expenditures in the amount of $5,626,215 for the Water Pollution Control Authority for the Fiscal Year of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019…

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Town Seeks Candidates to Serve on Mill Hill Elementary School Building Committee

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Board of Selectmen (BOS) is seeking qualified Fairfield residents who are interested in being considered for appointment to the Mill Hill Elementary School Building Committee. The Committee is…

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Town Seeks Candidates to Serve on Roger Sherman Elementary School Building Committee

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on March 26, 2018 that the Board of Selectmen (BOS) is seeking qualified Fairfield residents who are interested in being considered for appointment to the Roger Sherman Elementary School Building Committee. The…

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Board of Selectmen Special Meeting Agenda - March 26, 2018

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Town of Fairfield News - Town Offices to Close at 12:30 pm on March 21 2018

Town Offices will close on March 21, 2018 at 12:30 pm for all non-essential services.  This includes the libraries and the Bigelow Center.The Transfer Station and Harvest New England will be closing at…

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Bd of Finance Annual Budget Comment Open Forum and Other Upcoming Budget-Related Mtgs

Due to none of the snow dates being needed for this week, the Joint Board of Finance/Board of Selectmen budget hearings/ potential snow day make-ups, scheduled for Monday, March 19, 2018 and Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 7:30 pm at 501 Kings Highway…

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Fairfield Town Board of Selectmen Meeting Minutes for February 21, 2018

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Communities Join Forces to Form 'Sustainable Fairfield County': Coordinating Activities, Educating Public to Build Environmental Advocacy Countywide

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that ten Fairfield County communities, including the Town of Fairfield, have joined forces to help advance environmental sustainability and responsibility countywide via the formation of a new cooperative…

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Solarize Fairfield Deadline Extended : Homeowners Can Participate Through May 15

Over the past 20 weeks, the Town of Fairfield has been working with its designated solar installer, All Green It, to help residents tap the appealing cost-saving and environmental benefits of clean solar energy.Under Solarize Fairfield, residents…

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Fairfield to Participate in State Neighborhood Assistance Act Program

The Town of Fairfield, through its Office of Community & Economic Development, is again soliciting program proposals from municipal agencies and community non-profit organizations for funding consideration under the State’s Neighborhood…

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Hands-Only CPR and AED Training at March 11th Fairfield Health and Fitness Expo

The Town of Fairfield and the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce will offer Hands-Only CPR and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training on Sunday, March 11th at the 2018 Fairfield Health & Fitness Expo.This non-certification training takes…

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Some Board of Assessment Appeal Hearings Canceled Due to March 7 Storm

Due to the coming storm, Board of Assessment Appeal hearings scheduled for the morning and evening sessions on Wednesday, March 7 and the morning session onThursday, March 8, have been canceled.  The Thursday evening session has not been…

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First Selectman's Budget Recommendation Summary

First Selectman Mike Tetreau presented his FY 2019 Budget Recommendation Summary at the first joint Board of Selectmen/Board of Finance budget hearing on March 1st.  For details on this year's budget process including the budget schedule and…

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Town of Fairfield News - Bigelow Center

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Fairfield Board of Finance Quarterly Review Meeting Agenda Backup for February 27, 2018

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First Selectman Tetreau's 2018-2019 Budget Recommendation

First Selectman Tetreau's 2018-2019 Budget Recommendation and additional information about Fairfield's upcoming…

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Town Assists New Business Venture

The Fairfield Department of Community & Economic Development is pleased to announce its latest micro-enterprise assistance grant awarded to Ballroom Dance Sport Center, located at 85 Mill Plain Road within the Fairfield Sportsplex. The grant…

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First Selectman's Perspective on Fairfield

As we look toward the some of the challenges we face in the upcoming years, it is important that we have a vision for our town that embodies the essence of what makes Fairfield so unique and special. While I recognize there are many different…

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Fairfield Town Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda for February 21, 2018

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Town of Fairfield Fiscal Year 18-19 Annual Budget Schedule

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First Selectman Tetreau Gives Annual State of the Town Address

On Monday, January 29, 2018, First Selectman Mike Tetreau gave his annual State of the Town Address at the Representative Town Meeting (RTM). Please click here to read his speech. You may also click on…

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Town of Fairfield Board of Selectmen Special Meeting Agenda - January 31, 2018

1) CALL TO ORDER2) PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE3) APPOINTMENTSTo hear, consider and act upon the following appointments:a. Flood and  Erosion Control Board Mary Susan Hunt (D), 24 Fairfield Beach Road, term 11/16 11/21 (to fill a vacancy for Frank…

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First Selectman Tetreau Named Chairman of Regional Council

First Selectman Mike Tetreau has been unanimously elected to serve as Chairman of the Connecticut Metropolitan Council of Governments (MetroCOG). He previously served as Secretary. MetroCOG is a multi-discipline, regional planning organization with…

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Fairfield Publishes Floodplain Management Plan Review as Part of its Continued Participation in FEMA’s Community Rating System Program

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that an updated review of Fairfield’s Floodplain Management Plan is available for the public’s review on the Town’s Plan and Zoning Department webpage under the Forms and Documents…

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Public Invited to Comment on Fairfield’s First-Ever, Town-Wide Sustainability Plan

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Town’s Clean Energy Task Force (CETF) is inviting residents to review and comment on the initial draft of the Town’s first-ever master Sustainability Plan which details specific…

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Town Offices Closed Monday in Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Town Offices will be closed for non-essential services on Monday, January 15, 2018 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  The libraries are closed.  The Transfer Station will be open regular hours - 7:00 am to…

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Fairfield Ranked Among Top 30 Safest American College Towns

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is pleased to announce that Fairfield has been nationally ranked as one of “30 Safest College Towns in America.” In anticipation of the new semester starting for college students this month, SafeWise, a…

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Town s Strategic Plan Committee Seeks Public Input

All sectors of the Town—residents, businesses, non-profits, universities, clergy, neighborhood associations, and any other persons or groups living or working in Fairfield—are encouraged to participate in the process and give input for…

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Operation Fuel and Heating Assistance Available

Fairfield’s Director of Human and Social Services, Terry Giegengack, announced today that applications for Operation Fuel and heating assistance are available at the Town’s Social Services office at the Bigelow Center for Senior…

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Fairfield Board of Selectmen Announce 2017 Fairfielder and Town Employee of the Year Winners

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on Dec 22nd that at its regular meeting on Wednesday, the Fairfield Board of Selectmen unveiled this year’s Fairfielder and Employee of the Year winners.The 2017 Employee of the Year was awarded to Mark…

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Town of Fairfield - Holiday Hours

Town Offices will be closed for non-essential services on Monday, December 25th and Monday, January 1st. The transfer station will be closed December 25th and January 1st but will be open all other regular hours.The Town of Fairfield wishes you and…

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Fairfield Holiday Shop and Stroll Prize Winners Announced-Community Asked to Fill Out Post Program Survey

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today the prize winners from those who participated in the special promotion in connection with this year’s Town/Chamber Holiday Shop & Stroll which was held on Thursday, December 7, 2017.At a drawing…

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Fairfield Experts Highlight Town As Emerging State-Wide Leader of Electric Vehicle Usage at UN Forum

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the future of electric vehicles (EVs) is here and now, and their benefits and impact are only becoming more compelling every day. That message was delivered on a global stage on December 1, 2017 by…

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Announcement of 2017 Fairfielder and Employee of the Year Winners

You are cordially invited to attend the Board of Selectmen meeting on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 5 pm at Penfield I, 323 Fairfield Beach Road, for the unveiling of the 2017 Fairfielder and Employee of the Year Winners. Following the Pledge…

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Town Assists Local Business Venture Grant Enables Fairfield Retailer to Expand its Business

The Fairfield Department of Community & Economic Development is pleased to announce its latest micro-enterprise assistance grant awarded to Swim n’ Surf of Fairfield.  The grant will enable Swim n’ Surf to expand and diversify…

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Town of Fairfield Tax Collector News - Federal Tax Changes Are Coming Next Year

Tax Collector David Kluczwski is informing residents of Fairfield of potential tax changes at the federal level. Although the proposed changes are not clear-cut yet, Fairfield’s Tax Collector David Kluczwski feels it is important that the…

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Fairfield Community Encouraged to Perform Acts of Kindness in Honor of Sandy Hook’s Five-Year Anniversary

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that upon Sandy Hook's five-year anniversary next week and the holiday season beginning, the Town of Fairfield calls upon all members of the community to perform Acts of Kindness on and around the…

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Town of Fairfield News - Parking Authority Board of Commissioners Vacancy

Season’s Greetings and Happy New Year from the Parking Authority of Fairfield!Please remember to be safe and alert in the Parking Lots and on platforms, especially during inclement weather, and stay warm in our historic Station Houses while…

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Fairfield Town and Chamber Announces Details on 5th Annual 'Shop and Stroll' Program

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is inviting the public to participate in Fairfield’s 5th Annual Holiday “Shop & Stroll”. The event is being co-sponsored by the Town of Fairfield and the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce.Participating…

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Town of Fairfield News - Budget Update for November 15 , 2017

1. There is a Renters Rebate program for elderly and disabled persons.  This was funded, but not authorized to be spent in the recent State budget. The Senate has met and voted to authorize the funds to be spent, but towns are now required to…

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Town of Fairfield News from the Bigelow Center

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Fairfield Touted as One of 'Five Reasons for Fairfield County'

Town Joins Regional Effort to Attract New BusinessesFairfield First Selectman Mike Tetreau, Economic Development Director Mark Barnhart and Fairfield Chamber of Commerce President Beverly Balaz were among a group of local officials who traveled to…

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Dr. Helene Murtha Takes Helm as Fairfields' Head Librarian

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is pleased to announce that after an extensive national search, Helene R. Murtha, Ed.D. has been selected to serve as Town Librarian effective Monday, November 6, 2017. Dr. Murtha brings a wealth of experience to…

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Town of Fairfield News - Leaf Collection to Begin on November 6, 2017

The Town of Fairfield will be providing four weeks of leaf collection to residents.  Bags must be curbside by 6:00 am Monday to assure pickup during that week.  Collection begins Monday, November 6.  There is no collection…

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Town of Fairfield News - Budget Update for November 1, 2017

Town Budget UpdateWith the signing of the State Budget by the Governor, here is an update on Fairfield.Our Town is approximately back to where we were on July 1, 2017. We are still suffering from over $800,000 in cuts that the RTM made in the budget…

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Fairfielder and Town Employee of the Year Nominations

First Selectman Mike Tetreau wishes to remind the Fairfield community that the due date for nominations for the Fairfielder and Town Employee of the Year Awards is Monday, November 13, 2017. In its 14th year of conducting these awards, the…

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Town of Fairfield News - Town and State Budget Update

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Bd of Library Trustees Appoints Jan Fisher as Acting Town Librarian

First Selectman Mike Tetreau and Acting Town Librarian Nancy Coriaty announced today that Jan Fisher has been appointed by the Fairfield Public Library Board of Library Trustees to serve as Acting Town Librarian beginning Saturday, October 21, 2017.…

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Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda on October 18, 2017

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Board of Selectmen Meeting Draft Minutes on August 16, 2017

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Board of Selectmen Meeting Draft Minutes on September 6, 2017

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Board of Selectmen Meeting Draft Minutes on October 2, 2017

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Drones Being Launched This Afternoon for Black Rock Turnpike Traffic Study

The Fairfield Police Department announced today that this afternoon, Wednesday, October 11, 2017 between 4:30 pm and 5:30 pm, Fitzgerald and Halliday, a transportation planner and engineering firm, will be conducting a traffic study on the Black…

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Town of Fairfield - League of Women Voters

The annual League of Women Voters of Fairfield 2017 Voters’ Guide will be released on Thursday, October 12. This year, due to rising costs of publication in local newspapers, the Voters’ Guide will be available online only. And it is…

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Town of Fairfield News - Impact of No State Budget on Fairfield

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Town of Fairfield News - Line-Up Set for Fairfield Restaurant Week of October 9-15, 2017

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on Oct 2nd, 2017 that 35 restaurants will participate in this year’s 6th Annual Fairfield Restaurant Week which is set to return on Monday, October 9, 2017 and run through Sunday, October 15, 2017.Each of…

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Board of Finance Meeting Backup on September 27, 2017

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Board of Finance Meeting Agenda on September 27, 2017

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Fairfield Board of Selectmen Conducts 14th Annual Fairfielder and Town Employee of the Year Awards

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Fairfield Board of Selectmen is conducting its 14th annual Fairfielder and Town Employee of the Year Awards. Any member of the public, including town and school employees, is encouraged to submit…

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Town of Fairfield News - A Budget Compromise

The latest State budget proposal is being touted as a compromise. The compromise is to transfer less of the State Pension costs to the Towns than originally proposed last spring. This is not a compromise. This is an attempt to pass the cost of the…

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Residents, Businesses Encouraged to Follow Town's Hurricane Preparedness Plan

First Selectman Mike Tetreau and Fairfield Emergency Management Director/Fire Chief Denis McCarthy encourage all residents and businesses to follow the Town's 96 Hour Home and Family Hurricane Preparedness Plan.As the height of hurricane season is…

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Board of Selectmen Meeting Druft Minutes August 16 , 2017

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Board o f Selectmen Meeting Agenda September 6 , 2017

1) CALL TO ORDER2) PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE3) MINUTESTo consider and act upon the minutes of: Regular Meeting of July 12, 21074) RESIGNATIONS (for information only) Land Acquisition CommissionTara R. Hawley (R), 159 North Cedar Road (alternate)…

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Fiscal Year 2017 Surplus Funds Available to Restore Library Hours

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is pleased to announce that the Town’s Finance Department has reported that the Town’s Fiscal Year 2017 surplus is higher than previously anticipated due to strong fourth quarter results realized from expense…

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Board of Finance Meeting Backup September 5, 2017

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Board of Finance Meeting Agenda September 5, 2017

AGENDATo hear, consider and act upon a resolution entitled "A Resolution Appropriating S3.200.000 for the Costs Associated with the Replacement of the Valley Road Bridge Over Horse Tavern Brook. Authorizing a Grant to Reimburse S2.560.000 of Such…

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Fairfield American Little League Team to be Welcomed Home August 25, 2017

All are encouraged to gather at the Sherman Green today, Friday, August 25 as the Town welcomes home our Fairfield American Little League New England championship team, returning this afternoon between 3:00 and 4:00 from Williamsport PA, where they…

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Town of Fairfield News - Governor's Update on Municipal Aid Levels for Each Town

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Town of Fairfield News - Comparisons of Fairfield's Mill Rate with Other Towns

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Local Non-Profits and Businesses to Benefit Under State Program

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on August 14, 2017 that the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS) has approved seven programs submitted by the Town of Fairfield for inclusion in the 2017 Neighborhood Assistance Act program. The…

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UI System Maintenance Advisory for Fairfield August 7, 2017

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that during the early morning hours of Saturday, August 19, 2017, United Illuminating (UI) will be conducting system testing at its Hawthorne electrical substation in Fairfield to maintain the reliability…

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Fairfield Receives Check from Insurance Carrier’s Members’ Equity Distribution Program

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is pleased to announce that the Town of Fairfield received a check from the Connecticut Interlocal Risk Management Agency (CIRMA), one of the Town’s insurance carriers, for Fairfield’s share of this…

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Musical Line-Up Set For Fairfield Sidewalk Sale & Street Fair Event- July 22nd

Fairfield, CT - The Annual Fairfield Sidewalk Sale and Street Fair returns July 22nd with an exciting new lineup of performances that showcase the best of Fairfield’s local arts community.  The event will be held, rain or shine, from 10…

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Town of Fairfield News- Fairfield’s Coveted Aaa Rating Reaffirmed - Bond and Note Sales Successful

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is pleased to announce that the Nation’s top rating agencies—Fitch Ratings, Moody’s Investors Service, and S&P Global Ratings— have reaffirmed the Town’s Aaa rating and stable outlook…

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Town Of Fairfield - News July

Fairfield's Independence Day Fireworks Show will take place Sunday, July 2nd with rain dates of Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday, July 4th.Please visit www.fairfieldct.org/fireworks for details.  For specifics on parking restrictions and traffic…

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Town Budget Update as of June 27, 2017

Even though our Town has voted on a budget, set a Mill Rate and is sending out tax bills, Fairfield’s budget is not final. We are waiting on the State to approve its budget. We currently have $5 million in State Aid in our budget. When the…

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Tax Bills Mailed Out on Thursday, June 22, 2017

Tax bills due July 1, 2017 were mailed on Thursday, June 22nd. You can pay your tax bill at any People's Bank location beginning Saturday, July 1st.  You do not need to be a customer.Please note that according to State Statute tax payments are…

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Residents Encouraged to Sign Up and Update Information for Emergency Messages

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is encouraging Fairfield residents and businesses to sign up or update your contact information so you can receive CodeRED Emergency Messages from the Town.To register and learn more about CodeRED, or to update your…

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Board of Finance Meeting Agenda June 6, 2017

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Dog Licensing Now in Progress

Dog licensing began yesterday, June 1st.  Dogs six months of age or older must be licensed by June 30th each year.  Beginning July 1st, a $1.00 per month penalty is added to the licensing fee.Click here for…

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Special Election for Selectmen

A Special Election for Selectman will be held on Tuesday, June 6.  Polls will be open from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm.  Fairfield voters will vote at their regular polling places.For information on the election visit…

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Town Librarian Karen Ronald Steps Down After 10 Years of Service

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that effective June 1, 2017, Karen Ronald will resign as Town Librarian to spend time with family and to move out of state.Ms. Ronald has worked for the Fairfield Public Library for over 10 years. She…

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Board of Selectmen Special Meeting Agenda May 31, 2017

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Town Seeks Candidates to Serve on Fair TV Commission

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Board of Selectmen (BOS) is seeking one Democrat and one Republican to fill vacancies on the Town’s FairTV Commission. The primary responsibility of the FairTV Commission is the oversight…

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First Selectman Tetreau Discusses State Budget Crisis on Meet the Leaders

First Selectman Mike Tetreau recently appeared on Meet the Leaders to discuss the impact of the State’s budget crisis on Fairfield and all of Connecticut’s towns and cities.First Selectman Tetreau was joined by Kevin Maloney,…

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First Selectman Issues Proclamation Recognizing USCG National Safe Boating Week

Fairfield First Selectman Mike Tetreau issued a proclamation recognizing 2017 National Safe Boating Week at the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 77 Base at the South Benson Marina in Fairfield, Connecticut.National Safe Boating Week will take…

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Town of Fairfield News: Installations and Revisions of Traffic Control Signals in Fairfield

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) is developing plans to install new traffic control signal equipment and/or upgrade the pedestrian control features (countdown pedestrian…

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Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda May 3, 2017

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Merritt Parkway Signs to be Replaced

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) is developing plans to replace the signs and their support structures on a 38.3-mile stretch of the Merritt Parkway from the Connecticut/New…

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Town of Fairfield Hosts Annual Girl Scouts in Government Day

Town of Fairfield is pleased to hold its annual Girl Scouts in Government Day on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. This is not for publication. It's an invite for you to consider covering this annual event sometime between 9:30 am and 3 pm.The schedule is…

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Town Announces New Parks and Recreation Director

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is pleased to announce that effective April 17, 2017 Anthony R. Calabrese will serve as the Town’s Parks and Recreation Director. Mr. Calabrese succeeds long-time Director Gerald Lombardo who recently retired after…

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CT DOT's I-95 Pavement Project to Resume in Fairfield

Fairfield, CT -- First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on April 17, 2017 that the Connecticut Department of Transportation will resume construction activities after the winter shutdown for the pavement preservation project on Interstate 95 in…

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Town Announces New Planning and Zoning Director

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that effective April 1, 2017, Planning and Zoning Assistant Director James R. Wendt will serve as the Town’s Planning and Zoning Director. Mr. Wendt replaces long-time Director Joseph Devonshuk who…

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Town Offices Closed in Observance of Good Friday

Please note that Town Offices will be closed on Friday, April 14th, for all non-essential services, in observance of Good Friday.  The Transfer Station will be open regular hours (7 am -…

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Fairfield Economic Development Commission Completes Work on Long Range Plan

Fairfield Community & Economic Development Director Mark Barnhart announced today that the Fairfield Economic Development Commission (EDC) has completed work on a plan to help guide the Town’s future economic development efforts. To view the…

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Fairfield Board of Selectmen Seeks Candidates for H. Smith Richardson Clubhouse Building Committee

Fairfield, CT -- First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on April 11, 2017 that the Fairfield Board of Selectmen (BOS) is seeking qualified Fairfield residents to serve on the H. Smith Richardson Clubhouse Building Committee.The Committee will be…

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Fairfield Honored as a 'Tree City USA' for 28th Year

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is pleased to announce that the Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Fairfield as a Tree City USA in honor of its commitment to effective forestry management.Fairfield achieved Tree City USA recognition for the 28th year…

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First Selectman Reminds Residents Interested in Serving on Town Strategic Plan Committee to Submit Information by April 7, 2017

First Selectman Mike Tetreau reminds residents who are interested in serving on the Town’s Strategic Plan Committee to submit their resume and a completed New Boards and Commissions Questionnaire Form to the First Selectman’s Office , 725 Old…

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Town Announces New Community Video Library

Fairfield Community & Economic Development Director Mark Barnhart announced today the completion of a new community video library intended to highlight the Town of Fairfield’s many positive attributes and features. The videos are located on…

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Board Of Selectmen Meeting Agenda for April 5, 2017

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Town Welcomes New 'Mommy and Me' Boutique

The Town of Fairfield’s Office of Community & Economic Development is delighted to announce the opening of Saltwater, a new mommy & me specialty boutique located at 45 Unquowa Road in Fairfield.  Fairfield First Selectman Mike Tetreau…

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First Selectman Tetreau's - New Budget Update from Hartford

Finally some good news! The Speaker of the House was quoted in the Hartford Courant as stating that the Teachers’ Pension Cost transfer to the towns will not happen. This definitely counts as good news. It also means that we do not have to account…

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Teachers’ Pension Costs – The Worst Part of the Governor’s Budget Proposal

The transfer of Teachers’ Pension costs from the State to the towns is the worst part of the Governor’s Budget proposal. This hurts every town and city especially seniors, low income property owners and small business owners. Let’s take a look…

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First Selectman Tetreau's - Facts on Fairfield’s Budget

Since our last budget a lot has changed. We managed over $3 million in cuts to municipal aid from the State including a midyear cut of $570,000. We were able to make adjustments in the budget to minimize the impact on services and our citizens.This…

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Board Of Selectmen Special Meeting Agenda March 22, 2017

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Board of Finance Holds Annual Budget Comment Open Forum for Fairfield Residents, Taxpayers or Electors

The Board of Finance is holding its Annual Budget Comment Open Forum for Fairfield residents, taxpayers or electors on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 9:30 am at Fairfield Ludlowe High School’s Auditorium, 785 Unquowa Road. Fairfield residents,…

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Operation Hope and United Way Join Efforts to Help Fight Hunger-Fairfield Food Drive for Hope

Fairfield, CT -- First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Town of Fairfield, in partnership with United Way of Coastal Fairfield County (UWCFC), is launching a 3-week long food drive to benefit Operation Hope, located in Fairfield, CT.…

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Fairfield to Participate in the State Neighborhood Assistance Act Program

Fairfield, CT -- The Town of Fairfield, through its Office of Community & Economic Development, is again soliciting program proposals from municipal agencies and community non-profit organizations for funding consideration under the State’s…

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Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda March 8, 2017

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First Selectman Mike Tetreau’s 2017-2018 Budget Recommendation Letter

The First Selectman will present his 2017-2018 proposed budget at the March 1, 2017 Board of Finance/Board of Selectmen public budget hearing.For a complete list of budget meetings (March 1, 2017-May 4, 2017), please click here to view the Combined…

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Fairfield First Selectman Played Key Role in CCM Report on a New Pathway Forward

The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM) announced today that Fairfield First Selectman Mike Tetreau was one of 21 key municipal leaders who worked diligently for the past five months to produce a major report from the CCM on a “new…

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Board of Finance Meeting Agenda February 23, 2017

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Line-Up Set for Dine Out Fairfield for February 27 - March 5, 2017

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on Feb 17, 2017 that more than two dozen of the Town’s restaurants will take part in Dine Out Fairfield!, which is set to make its debut on Monday, February 27, 2017 and run through Sunday, March 5, 2017.Each…

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Fairfield First Selectman Discusses Impact of GE Sale and State Aid Cuts on PBS

First Selectman Mike Tetreau appeared on PBS NewsHour Weekend on Saturday, February 11, 2017 to discuss the sale of GE and the impact of state aid cuts to the Town of Fairfield.The show, GE, Other Corporations Shop For Best Relocation Deals, was…

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Town of Fairfield Hosts Public Informational Meetings on Harvest New England, Fairfield Regional Fire School

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on February 8, 2017 that the Town of Fairfield will hold two Public Informational Meetings on Harvest New England Mulch and Brush Operations, the Fairfield Regional Fire School and the Fill and Construction…

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Public Input Encouraged for Possible Duck Farm Bridge Replacement

Fairfield, Ct – First Selectman Michael C. Tetreau announced that the Town of Fairfield is contemplating a project to replace the Duck Farm Bridge over the Mill River. The bridge replacement project would receive federal funds under the Federal…

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First Selectman Gives Annual State of the Town Address

First Selectman Mike Tetreau gave his annual State of the Town Address at the Representative Town Meeting (RTM) On Monday, January 30, 2017click here to read…

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Town Partners with Local Firm to Develop Fairfield Video to Aid in Tourism Campaign

The Office of Community & Economic Development announced today that as part of its tourism initiative, the Town of Fairfield has unveiled a new video designed to give visitors a brief glimpse of what Fairfield has to offer. The short video is…

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Town of Fairfield Holds Public Hearings For Input on Housing and Community Development Needs

The Town’s Department of Community & Economic Development will hold the first of two scheduled public hearings related to the Town’s continued participation in the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program on Tuesday, February…

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Bankwell Commits as Lead Sponsor for Dine Out Fairfield!--February 27-March 5, 2017

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced January 25, 2017 that Bankwell has signed on as lead sponsor of Dine Out Fairfield! which is scheduled to premiere on Monday, February 27, 2017 and run through Sunday, March 5, 2017.More than two dozen…

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Fairfield First Selectman Discusses Impact of GE Sale and State Aid Cuts on PBS NewsHour Weekend

First Selectman Mike Tetreau will appear on PBS NewsHour Weekend on Sunday, January 29, 2017 to discuss the impact of the sale of GE and the impact of state aid cuts to the Town of Fairfield.The show will air at 5 pm on PBS station CPTV4U. In some…

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Town Accepted into FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program Community Rating System

Town Accepted into FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program Community Rating System: Flood Insurance Policy Holders to Save Total of $433,000 AnnuallyFirst Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on Jan 13, 2017 that the Town of Fairfield has been…

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Dine Out Fairfield to Premiere February 27 – March 5, 2017

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that in response to popular demand the Town of Fairfield will sponsor a mid-winter restaurant week called Dine Out Fairfield! during the week of February 27 through March 5, 2017.More than 30 restaurants…

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Fairfield Cares Community Coalition Strengthens Capabilities: New Leadership Team and Website and Video Series

Fairfield Cares Community Coalition, a primary town resource dedicated to preventing and reducing underage drinking and substance abuse, held a press conference today at the Town’s Police Department to announce its new leadership team, committees,…

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Fairfield's First Selectman Joins Bigelow Center for Senior Activities-Encourages Others to Become Members

On January 3rd, Fairfield First Selectman Mike Tetreau celebrated his birthday by becoming a member of the Bigelow Center for Senior Activities at 100 Mona Terrace. Since the Bigelow Center accepts Connecticut residents over the age of 50, First…

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Town of Fairfield Solid Waste and Recycling Department Holiday Hours

The Transfer Station facilities on One Rod Highway operate from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday; from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm on Saturdays; and is closed on Sundays. The Transfer Station is closed New Years Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July,…

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Town Welcomes D. Lish & Co: First Selectmen Officiates at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Fairfield, CT -- The Town of Fairfield’s Office of Community & Economic Development is delighted to announce the opening of D. Lish & Co. located at 740 Fairfield Beach Road in Fairfield. First Selectman Mike Tetreau and Community &…

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Board of Selectman Meeting Agenda of December 21, 2016

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Board of Selectman Meeting Draft Minutes December 7, 2016

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Board of Selectmen Announce 2016 Fairfielder and Employee of the Year Winners

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the 2016 Fairfielder and Employee of the Year winners were honored at yesterday's Board of Selectmen meeting in Independence Hall.For the past 13 years, the Board of Selectmen has conducted these annual…

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Town of Fairfield Welcomes New IT Director

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that effective Monday, December 5, 2016, David Kelley will serve as the Town’s new Information Technology Director.Mr. Kelley had previously served as the University of Hartford’s Director of Information…

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Drought Prompts Aquarion to Ask Customers to Move Water Conservation Efforts Indoors

Seeks Usage Cuts of 20%BRIDGEPORT, CT---With Connecticut’s drought only increasing in severity, Aquarion Water Company is urging customers throughout the southwestern part of the state to cut back on indoor water use by 20 percent.From Bridgeport…

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New Discount Programs & Services Brochure for Fairfield's Seniors: First to be Published in Southwest CT

First Selectman Mike Tetreau and Human Services Director Terry Giegengack held a press conference yesterday at the Bigelow Center for Senior Activities to announce a new Discount Programs & Services for Seniors Brochure — the first to be…

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Board of Selectman Specail Meeting Agenda of November 29, 2016

1)CALL TO ORDER 2)PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3)DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS (postponed from November 16, 2016) (requires Board of Finance and RTM approval)To hear, consider and act upon a resolution appropriating $1,000,000 for the costs of the Town’s…

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Board of Finance Building Committees Subcommittee Meeting Agenda November 22, 2016

1. Call to Order 2. Discuss Charter and Objectives 3. Document and Assign Actions 4. Schedule Next Meeting 5. AdjournDate: November 22, 2016Time: 6:00pmLocation: Board  of  Education…

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Town and Chamber to Host 4th Annual Holiday Shop & Stroll /First Selectman Encourages Residents to Shop Local for the Holidays

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced November 14, 2016 that the Town of Fairfield and the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce will co-sponsor the 4th Annual Fairfield Holiday Shop & Stroll on Thursday, December 8, 2016.Participating shops will stay…

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Check your Polling Location

Election Day is Tuesday, November 8.  Polls will be open from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm.Many polling locations changed in February 2015. If you did not vote last year please confirm your polling location at www.fairfieldct.org/wheredoivote before heading…

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Volunteers Needed to Fill Current and Upcoming Board and Commission Vacancies

The Town of Fairfield is currently seeking volunteer residents interested in being considered for appointment to fill current and upcoming (November 2016) vacancies on various town boards and commissions.  Boards with existing or anticipated…

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Town of Fairfield News: Absentee Ballots Now Available for November 8 Election

Town Clerk Betsy Browne reminds Fairfield’s voters that absentee ballots for the November 8, 2016 election are now available in the Town Clerk’s Office. A registered voter may be qualified to use an absentee ballot for any of the following…

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Fairfield Restaurant Week Set to Begin October 16th-Popular Passport Promotion Returns

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that Fairfield Restaurant Week will officially kick off this Sunday, October 16th, with thirty-six restaurants participating in this weeklong celebration of the culinary arts. Restaurants will be…

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Fairfield Foodies Rejoice! TownVibe/Fairfield Magazine’s Taste of Fairfield Culinary Event is Only Days Away

First Selectman Mike Tetreau reminds residents and visitors alike that TownVibe and Fairfield Magazine are counting down the days to its Culinary Event of the Year—Taste of Fairfield—on Sunday, October 9, 2016, from 1 pm to 5 pm, in the outdoor…

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First Selectman Tetreau Holds Press Conference on The Jonathan Sturges Cottage Being Awarded 2016 'CT Treasure'

You are cordially invited to attend a press conference being held by First Selectman Mike Tetreau on Monday, October 3, 2016 at 11:30 am in front of The Jonathan Sturges Cottage which is located at 449 Mill Plain Road.First Selectman Tetreau will…

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Fairfield Receives $300,000 State Grant

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is pleased to announce that Fairfield is one of 16 communities in Connecticut to receive a Small Town Economic Assistance Program (STEAP) grant in the amount of $300,000 for drainage and pedestrian improvements in and…

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Town Assists Business Venture Grant Enables New Beauty Salon Start-up

The Fairfield Department of Community & Economic Development is pleased to announce its latest micro-enterprise assistance grant awarded to Alchemy, The Salon located within My Salon Suites at 427 Stillson Road.  The grant will enable Alchemy…

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First Selectman Tetreau Proclaims September 17-23, 2016 as Constitution Week in the Town of Fairfield

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that he has proclaimed September 17, 2016 through September 23, 2016 as Constitution Week in the Town of Fairfield.A proclamation ceremony took place at the Old Fairfield Academy on the historic Town…

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Town of Fairfield Announces Line-Up for Fairfield Restaurant Week

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that 36 restaurants will participate in this year’s 5th Annual Fairfield Restaurant Week which is set to make its return on Sunday, October 16, 2016 and run through Saturday, October 22, 2016.Each of…

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Board of Selectmen Conducts 13th Annual Fairfielder and Town Employee of the Year Awards

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Fairfield Board of Selectmen is conducting its 13th annual Fairfielder and Town Employee of the Year Awards.Any member of the public, including town and school employees, is encouraged to submit…

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Board of Finance Regular Meeting Agenda for September 6, 2016

AGENDA1-To hear, consider and approve minutes of:May 5, 2016 Regular MeetingMay 17, 2016 Quarterly Review MeetingMay 26, 2016 Special MeetingJune 7, 2016 Regular Meeting2- To hear, consider and act upon the following resolution as recommended by the…

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Town Opens Pickleball Courts for All to Enjoy

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Town has opened its first official Pickleball courts at Tunxis Hill Park, 225 Melville Avenue. While Pickleball can be played on most courts in Fairfield, the Parks and Recreation Department…

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Scheduled for August 27 - Volunteers Still Needed

The Town of Fairfield will be having its annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday August 27 2016 at Veterans Park from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Please visit our Hazardous Waste Collection web page for a list of acceptable (and…

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State Reports Positive Mosquitoes for West Nile Virus - First of Season for Fairfield

The State of Connecticut Mosquito Management Program on August 23, 2016 announced that a mosquito trapped in Fairfield has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). This is the first positive mosquito identified in Fairfield this year by the…

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Town of Fairfield Featured as Success Story by CDC for Mill Plain Road Bike Route

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on 8/18/2016 that the Town of Fairfield has been featured by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a success story for the bike route that was completed on Mill Plain Road in 2013. The…

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Fairfield Restaurant Week to Return, October 16-22, 2016

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on August 15, 2016 that the popular Fairfield Restaurant Week will make its return on Sunday, October 16 and run through Saturday, October 22, 2016. First Selectman Tetreau also announced that Bankwell has…

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Fairfield Celebrates 115th Anniversary of Gustave Whitehead's Flight: Plane Replica to be Displayed on Sherman Green

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on 8/8/2016 that he has proclaimed Sunday, August 14, 2016 as “Gustave Whitehead Day” in the Town of Fairfield. First Selectman Tetreau has issued a proclamation to celebrate August 14th as the 115th…

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Town to Produce a Community Video Library

First Selectman Michael C. Tetreau announced today that the Town of Fairfield is renewing its partnership with a New York-based company to produce a series of community videos to be hosted on the Town’s official website. Through this initiative,…

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Bond Sale Rate Makes History For Aaa-Rated Fairfield

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the Town’s Bond Committee, which consists of the Board of Selectmen, Town Treasurer Helen D’Avanzo and Fiscal Officer Robert Mayer, participated in a $20,311,000 Bond Sale and a $20,432,000 Note Sale…

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What’s New at Fairfield Beaches? Improved Handicap Access!

Fairfield, CT -- First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Town of Fairfield has recently completed several projects to improve handicap accessibility to the shoreline. These upgrades have enabled and improved access at Jennings Beach,…

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Fairfield Receives Check from Insurance Carrier's Equity Distribution Program

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the Town of Fairfield recently received a check from Connecticut Interlocal Risk Management Agency (CIRMA), one of the Town’s insurance carriers, for Fairfield’s share of this year’s CIRMA Members'…

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Fairfield Unveils New Tourism Website

FAIRFIELD, CT — As part of a renewed emphasis on tourism, the Town of Fairfield unveiled today a new website designed to provide visitors and residents alike with information on upcoming events, local attractions, things to do and places to stay,…

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Fairfield Rotary and Town of Fairfield to Collect Food and Raise Funds for Veterans

First Selectman Tetreau announced on June 9, 2016 that from June 10, 2016 to June 27, 2016, the Town of Fairfield’s Parks and Recreation Department, which is located at 75 Mill Plain Road, will have a box inside its hallway labeled “Parade Food…

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Fairfield Volunteers Take to the Streets to Prevent Mosquito-Borne Diseases

First Selectman Mike Tetreau and the Fairfield Health Department announced on June 6th, 2016 that Fairfield’s Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) and Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members are helping the Fairfield Health Department distribute…

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Fairfield Awarded $375,000 for Black Rock Turnpike Planning, Engineering and Pedestrian Safety Study

First Selectman Tetreau announced on June 2, 2016 that the Town of Fairfield, in partnership with the Connecticut Metropolitan Council of Governments (MetroCOG), is pleased to announce that $375,000 in Local Transportation Capital Improvement…

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Town of Fairfield News - Dog Licensing Begins June 1, 2016

Dogs six months of age or older must be licensed by July 1st each year. Licenses may be purchased at the Town Clerk’s Office, Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM to 4 PM beginning June 1st. A current rabies certificate is required.The fee for a spayed or…

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Registration Opens for 77th Annual Fairfield Tennis Championships: Singles and Doubles Finals

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced the opening of registration for the 77th Annual Fairfield Tennis Championships. This yearly tournament allows Town residents, and members of the Fairfield Tennis Center (FTC) the opportunity to compete for the…

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Fairfield Economic Development Commission Seeks Input

Fairfield Community and Economic Development Director Mark Barnhart invites Fairfield business owners and residents to participate in an online survey regarding the Town’s business climate and economic development. The survey instrument can be…

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State Milling and Resurfacing Project in Fairfield and Easton Starting May 22, 2016

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a milling and resurfacing project will be performed on Route 59 & State Route (SR) 726 in Fairfield and Easton. This project is…

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Town of Fairfield News - PCBs Detected in Select Dredge Sediment Samples Collected at Former Exide Site

First Selectman Mike Tetreau and Conservation Director Brian Carey announced today that the Town of Fairfield was notified by the Exide Corporation and the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CTDEEP) that the presence of…

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Farmers Market Coming This Summer To Downtown Fairfield

Fairfield, CT -- Sherman Green in downtown Fairfield is slated to host a new farmers market beginning Sunday, June 19th, 2016. The market will be held weekly on Sundays, from 10AM to 2PM, rain or shine, and continue throughout the summer. The market…

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Letter Carriers' Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive for Operation Hope

Keep an eye out for a postcard from your letter carrier announcing the annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 14, 2016. In its 24th year, this largest one-day food drive in America is sponsored by the National…

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Fairfield Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda and Backup for May 5, 2016

REVISED AGENDA1-   To consider and set the Mill Rate for the Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017. 2-  To Hear, Consider and Act Upon the Suspense List for Tax Collector3-  Fairfield Ludlowe High School Building…

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Town of Fairfield Welcomes New Purchasing Director

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Town of Fairfield has hired a new purchasing director following the retirement of Twig Holland who served in this role for 17 years.After an extensive search, the Town has chosen Gerald J. Foley…

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Fairfield Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda and Backup for May 4, 2016

Click here to view the Fairfield Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda for May 4, 2016.Click here to view the Fairfield Board of Selectmen Meeting Backup for May…

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First Selectman Tetreau Discusses Proposed State Cuts on News 12's Focus on Connecticut

First Selectman Mike Tetreau recently appeared on News 12 Connecticut’s Focus on Connecticut to discuss the potential impact on the Governor’s proposed funding cuts to Fairfield. Joining First Selectman Tetreau was New Canaan First Selectman…

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Absentee Ballots Available in the Town Clerk's Office for April 26 Primary

Absentee ballots for registered Republican and Democratic voters are available for the April 26, 2016 Presidential Preference Primary in the Town Clerk's Office.  You may be qualified to use an absentee ballot for any of the following reasons; the…

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Town of Fairfield News - 2016 Presidential Preference Primary

Enrolled Democrats and Republicans will be able to participate in the Presidential Preference Primary on Tuesday, April 26th, 2016.Polls will be open from 6am to 8pm at regular polling places.If you will not be able to attend in person, you may…

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Town of Fairfield's Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda for March 28 & 29, 2016

Agenda:Michael C. Tetreau, First SelectmanLaurie A. McArdle, SelectmanChristopher W. Tymniak, Selectman1) CALL TO ORDER 2) PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3) PUBLIC EXECUTIVE BUDGET SESSION (no public comment)Approval of FY 2016-2017 Budget, including all Town…

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Shop & Stroll to Return -- Event Proceeds to Benefit Fairfield Foundation for Education

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.Participating shops in downtown Fairfield will stay open late and will offer…

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League Of Women Voters Hosts Public Informational Meeting On GE

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Fairfield League of Women Voters will host a free Public Informational Meeting on GE on Saturday April 2, 2016 from 10:00 to 11:00 am in Conference Room 295 A&B, which is located on the…

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Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda for March 16 2016

Agenda 1) CALL TO ORDER 2) PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3) MINUTES To consider and act upon the minutes of: Regular Meeting of March 2, 2016 4) RECOGNITION Recognition of two Fairfield Warde High School students for their accomplishment of winning the New…

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Town Kicks Off Tourism Campaign With Fairfield Map & Guide

Hand-Drawn, Watercolor Map of Fairfield Featured FAIRFIELD, CT---As part of its new Tourism Initiative, the Town of Fairfield and the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce are inviting local businesses and organizations to become sponsors of the Fairfield…

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Board and Commission Openings - Golf, Land Acquisition, Solid Waste & Recycling

The Board of Selectmen is currently looking for Fairfield residents who are interested in being considered for appointment to the Golf Commission, the Land Acquisition Commission or the Solid Waste and Recycling Commission.Visit…

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CERT Recruiting Volunteers for Training that Begins March 5th

Do you know what to do in a major disaster such as a flood, winter storm or hurricane? Do you know someone who has been injured in a major disaster? Did you ever want to help? If so, Fairfield's Community Emergency Response Team's (CERT) training…

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Connec Small Business Development Center Satellite Office Opens at Old Town Hall

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, the Town of Fairfield's Office of Community and Economic Development and The Connecticut Small Business Development Center (CTSBDC) held a grand opening reception to…

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First Selectman Unveils 2017 Budget

First Selectman Mike Tetreau released his Fiscal Year 2017 budget recommendation today. This recommendation includes the proposed town-side budget, recommended BOE adjusted budget request, and the estimated tax impact on property owners.In putting…

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BOF Quarterly Review Meeting for February 16, 2016

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Town Seeks Candidates to Serve on Holland Hill Building Committee

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on Feb 10, 2016 the Board of Selectmen (BOS) is seeking qualified Fairfield residents who are interested in being considered to serve on the Holland Hill Building Committee (HHBC) which was recently established…

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Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda for February 17 2016

Agenda:1) CALL TO ORDER2) PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE3) MINUTESTo consider and act upon the minutes of:i. Regular Meeting of January 27, 2016ii. Regular Meeting of February 3, 20164) RESIGNATIONS (for information only)a) Conservation CommissionJames K.…

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UI Tree Trimming and Removal Pilot Program Complete-Door-to-Door Visits Starting...

UI Tree Trimming and Removal Pilot Program Complete-Door-to-Door Visits Starting February to Obtain Property Owner's Consent for 2016 WorkFirst Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on Feb 8, 2016 that United Illuminating (UI) has completed its pilot…

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Fairfield Selectmen Honor Girl Scout Gold Award Recipients

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on Feb 5, 2016 that the Fairfield Board of Selectmen issued proclamations to Caroline and Isabella Carrano who earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest and most prestigious award that a girl can earn in…

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Town of Fairfield News - Public Information Meeting on Merritt Parkway Resurfacing and Safety Improvements

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on Jan 25, 2016 that the Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) is holding public information meetings for proposed projects affecting both Fairfield and Westport that involve resurfacing, safety…

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Fairfield First Selectman Tetreau's Statement on GE Moving Headquarters to Boston

General Electric (GE) has announced that it is moving its headquarters to Boston. Background:GE is a $130 billion high tech global industrial company, one that is transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions. While corporate…

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Selectmen Honor Police Department for Heroic Work

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the Board of Selectmen recently issued a proclamation to the Fairfield Police Department in recognition of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day which was January 9, 2016.On January 9, 2016, partnering…

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Selectmen Announce Fairfielder and Employee of the Year Winners

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the Fairfield Board of Selectmen recently honored Janet Merando with the 2015 Employee of the Year Award and Marlene Battista with the 2015 Fairfielder of the Year Award. Family, friends, nominators and…

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Fairfield's Troop 90 Leads Effort to Deliver Toys to Bridgeport Foster Families and Children

First Selectman Tetreau announced that on Thursday, December 17, 2015, he joined scouts from Fairfield’s Troop 90, along with former Fire Chief Richard Felner, Matt Paules from Fairfield’s Department of Public Works and Kirstin O’Gorman, one…

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Small Business Administration Closes SuperStorm Sandy Disaster Loan Outreach Center at Bigelow Center

Fairfield, CT -- First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that it has closed its Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) at the Bigelow Center for Senior Activities (formerly the Fairfield…

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Town of Fairfield News - Grand Gala Proceeds Donated to Fairfield Public Library

Fairfield, CT -- First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on Dec 22, 2015 that following the success of the Town’s 375th Anniversary Grand Gala Celebration, the Grand Gala Co-Chairs wanted to give leftover proceeds back to the Fairfield community. A…

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State Grant Available for Fairfield Businesses to Install Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that under a program just launched by the State of Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) commercial property owners can apply for funding to support the installation of…

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Board of Selectmen meeting Agenda December 16, 2015

The regular meeting of the Board of Selectmen will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday,December 16, 2015, in the first floor conference room of Independence Hall. Michael C. Tetreau, First Selectman Laurie A. McArdle, Selectman Christopher W. Tymniak,…

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Fairfield Board of Selectmen Unveils 2015 Fairfielder and Employee of the Year Winners on 16 December,2015

Town of Fairfield - News & Announcements Dear Members of the Press, We invite you to attend this Wednesday's Board of Selectmen meeting where the Fairfield Selectmen will announce the 2015 Fairfielder and Employee of the Year Winners. You had…

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Fairfield First Selectman Discusses Issues on Meet the Leaders Program

First Selectman Mike Tetreau recently appeared on Cablevision’s Meet the Leaders to discuss various town issues including:- An update on the Mill River Cleanup; and - Clean energy grants and initiatives that help the environment and save taxpayer…

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Small Business Administration Reopens Super Storm Sandy Disaster Loan Filing Period: Disaster Loan Outreach Center Opens at Bigelow Center

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has reopened the filing period for anyone impacted by Superstorm Sandy to apply for low-interest disaster loans. The new filing deadline for physical damage and…

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Town Receives Donation for Historic Cemeteries

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Town of Fairfield received a check in the amount of $5,000 to maintain and preserve Fairfield’s historic cemeteries.First Selectman Tetreau said, “As a community that takes great pride in…

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Town and Chamber Announce New Details on 3rd Annual Shop and Stroll Event; Save the Children New Charity Partner This Year

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is inviting the public to participate in Fairfield’s 3rd Annual Holiday Shop & Stroll event on Thursday, December 10, 2015. The event is being co-sponsored by the Town of Fairfield and the Fairfield Chamber of…

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Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda for December 2 2015

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Board of Finance Meeting Agenda for December 1, 2015

AGENDA1. To Hear, Consider and Approve the Election of the 2016 Officers2. To Hear, Consider and Approve the 2016 Meeting Schedule3. To Approve the Minutes of November 4, 20154. To Hear, Consider and Act Upon the Following Resolution as Recommended…

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Public Informational Meeting on Mill River Cleanup

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Exide Group and the Town of Fairfield will host a Public Informational Meeting regarding an update on the Mill River Cleanup in Seminar Room 295 A&B at the Board of Education Offices, 501…

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Fairfield Board of Finance Quarterly Review Meeting Backup for November 24, 2015

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Fairfield Board of Finance Quarterly Review Meeting Agenda for November 24, 2015

AGENDA:1. Private Executive Session -Personnel Matter2. To review the abbreviated BOE Q1 FY 16 financial position, paper report3. To review the current status of the Town’s Pension and OPEB funds4. To review the abbreviated Town Q1 FY 15 financial…

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Final Phase of Revaluation Underway--Informal and Formal Appeal Hearings to Take Place

Fairfield, CT -- After the inspection and valuation of over 20,000 properties, the Town of Fairfield will soon enter the final informal and formal hearing phases of its two year revaluation process. Both the Assessor's Office and Vision Government…

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Fairfield Board of Selectmen Extends Date for 12th Annual Employee and Fairfielder of the Year Award Nominations

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Fairfield Board of Selectmen is extending the date for nominations for the 12th annual Employee and Fairfielder of the Year Awards.Any member of the public, including town and school employees,…

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Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda for November 4, 2015

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Board of Selectmen Meeting Backup For November 4, 2015

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Parking Authority of Fairfield News - November 3, 2015

Parking Authority Approves Solar Carport Proposal Subject to ConditionsAt the monthly meeting of the Parking Authority of Fairfield Board held Thursday, October 29, 2015, a motion was approved for a 20 year access license for the installation of a…

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Fairfield Board of Finance Regular Meeting Agenda for November 4, 2015

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Fairfield Board of Finance Regular Meeting Backup for November 4, 2015

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Fairfield Receiving Higher FEMA Reimbursement for Penfield Pavilion

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced On October 30, 2015 that the Town of Fairfield has received a Project Worksheet (PW) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the Penfield Pavilion project. This worksheet was developed in…

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Town of Fairfield News - October 28, 2015

First Selectman Mike Tetreau and CT's Dept. of Energy & Environmental Protection Unveil Fairfield as State's First Town to Go Live with Microgrid Project First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that he joined Connecticut Department of Energy and…

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Election Day

The Registrars of Voters Office would like to remind residents that Election Day is Tuesday, November 3rd. Polls will be open from 6:00 am – 8:00 pm.Please note that RTM district lines have changed, so YOUR DISTRICT AND/OR YOUR POLLING LOCATION…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News - October 22, 2015

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Parking Authority of Fairfield Board to Consider Solar Carport Installation at Fairfield Center Railroad Lot

A resolution regarding a potential solar carport installation in the Fairfield Center NY-bound railroad lot is on the Parking Authority agenda for its upcoming meeting on Thursday, October 29th.Below is information about the proposed project:1. The…

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Town of Fairfield - Bigelow Center News for October 15, 2015

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Town of Fairfield Receives Clean Energy Award

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that The Clean Energy Communities Program awarded the Town of Fairfield for community leadership, environmental stewardship and commitment to clean and efficient energy in Connecticut.At a Clean Energy…

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First Selectman Mike Tetreau to Join Statewide Summit to Bolster Connecticut's Economy

First Selectman Mike Tetreau joined five other Mayors and First Selectmen from around Connecticut at the State Capitol this morning to announce a first-ever Statewide Summit for business, government, labor, education and social service leaders to…

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Town of Fairfield - Fairfield Receives $500,000 State Grant

First Selectman Mike Tetreau proudly announced today that Fairfield was one of 13 communities in Connecticut to receive a Small Town Economic Assistance Program (STEAP) grant in the amount of $500,000 to make improvements and updates to the historic…

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Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda - October 7 2015

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Grand Gala Proceeds Donated to Fairfield Senior Center - October 2, 2015

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that following the success of the Town’s 375th Anniversary Grand Gala Celebration, the Grand Gala Co-Chairs wanted to give leftover proceeds back to the Fairfield community. A beneficiary of the gala…

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Town of Fairfield - Board of Finance Meeting Agenda for October 6, 2015

1.To approve the minutes of the September 1, 2015, September 15, 2015, and September 29, 2015.2.To hear, consider and act upon a request from the Chief Fiscal Officer to approve Transfers as of June 30, 2015.3.To hear, consider and act upon a…

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Fairfield Restaurant Week Set to Begin October 11th, 2015

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that a record 42 restaurants will be participating in this year’s Fairfield Restaurant Week, which is being held from Sunday, October 11 through Saturday, October 17, 2015. Restaurants will feature…

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Fairfield Emergency Management Team Issues Update on Preparation for Hurricane Joaquin

First Selectman Mike Tetreau, on behalf of the Fairfield Emergency Management Team, issued the following update on preparation for Hurricane Joaquin:Town officials met again Oct. 1, 2015 afternoon and continue to monitor Hurricane Joaquin as it…

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Town of Fairfield - Emergency Management Team Issues Statement on Preparation for Hurricane Joaquin

First Selectman Mike Tetreau, on behalf of the Fairfield Emergency Management Team, issued the following statement on preparation for Hurricane Joaquin.“We met this afternoon and are monitoring Hurricane Joaquin as it moves up the East Coast. We…

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Announcement from the Bigelow Center for the Week of September 28, 2015

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General Electric and the Town of Fairfield

Let me first say that on behalf of the Town, I am in active communication with both GE and the Governor’s office and have been ever since GE’s announcement that it is considering leaving the State.Here is what I have accomplished so far:- I have…

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Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda - 09-16-2015

1) Call To Order2) Pleage Of Alliance3) Regognition- Recognition of the Mill River Wetland Committee receiving the 2015 Aquarion- Environmental Championship Award for a non-profit organization.4) Regognition- Recognition of Fairfield Woods Middle…

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Announcement from the Bigelow Center for the Week of September 7, 2015

Calling All Bakers! We’re looking for help baking brownies for the 28th Annual Bigelow Community Challenge. The race is on Sunday, September 27th. We’ll provide the brownie mix, if you’ll do the baking. Brownies should be brought into the…

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Bankwell Returns as Lead Sponsor for Fairfield Restaurant Week October

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that Bankwell has renewed its commitment as the lead sponsor of Fairfield Restaurant Week which is scheduled to make its return on Sunday, October 11, 2015 through Saturday, October 17, 2015.More than 30…

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Fairfield Recognizes National Preparedness Month

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that September is National Preparedness Month. One way residents can be part of National Preparedness Month is to train to become a volunteer member of Fairfield’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). In…

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Fairfield Holds First Electric Vehicle Showcase: Residents Encouraged to Learn About Benefits of Driving Electric

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is pleased to announce that Fairfield’s first Electric Vehicle Showcase, which coincides with National Drive Electric Week, will take place at the auxiliary commuter parking lot at 140 Mill Plain Road across from the…

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Board of Finance Agenda and Backup for September, 2015 Meeting

The Monthly Meeting of the Board of Finance 1. To Hear, Consider and Approve Transfer of Funds in the amount of $31,543 out of the 2015/2016 Contingency Account to the Conservation Department Part Time Payroll Account to Cover the PartTime Salary…

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Fairfield Center Lot Closures August 29-30, 2015

DPW will be sweeping the Fairfield Center rail parking lots this week in anticipation of crack sealing the lots this weekend, August 29 - 30. The NY-bound side lot will be closed on Saturday and the NH-bound side will be closed on Sunday.  Parking…

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Announcement from the Bigelow Center for the Week of August 31, 2015

Actor/Comedian/Author Charles Grodin presents An Hour of Comedy – Thursday, September 3 at 1:00 p.m. Registration required.2nd Annual FSCA Mum Sale – $6.00 for an eight-inch pot of Mums. Pre-sale through September 8th from 9:00-3:30 at the…

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Town of Fairfield News - Fairfield Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

irst Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Town of Fairfield is holding its annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection DayPlease visit the Town’s Hazardous Waste Collection web page, http://www.fairfieldct.org/hazwaste, for a list of…

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Town of Fairfield News - Fairfield Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Town of Fairfield is holding its annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection DayPlease visit the Town’s Hazardous Waste Collection web page, http://www.fairfieldct.org/hazwaste, for a list of…

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Town of Fairfield News - State Offering Tax Credit and Grant Programs for Historic Properties

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the State is offering a tax credit program for owners of historic homes and a maintenance and repair grant program for Towns and religious non-profits.Connecticut Historic Homes Rehabilitation Tax Credit…

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Town of Fairfield News - FEMA Determines Penfield Pavilion Eligible for Replacement

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that after months of careful documentation, inspections, engineering reports and review, the Town of Fairfield has been told by officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that Penfield…

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Town Of Fairfield News - Local Non-Profits and Businesses to Benefit Under State Program

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced  that the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS) has approved eight programs submitted by the Town of Fairfield for inclusion in the 2015 Neighborhood Assistance Act program.The Neighborhood…

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Fairfield Center Railroad Parking Lot Weekend Closure

During the week of August 17-21, the Department of Public Works will be patching and prepping the Fairfield Center railroad parking lots (both the New Haven bound and New York bound sides). The two parking lots will then be closed on the weekend of…

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Fairfield Celebrates 114th Anniversary of Gustave Whitehead's Flight

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Town of Fairfield is proud to celebrate the 114th anniversary of Gustave Whitehead’s 1901 historic first flight in Fairfield and Bridgeport, which took place prior to the 1903 flight of the…

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Fairfield Animal Shelter Temporarily Closed

The Fairfield Police Department's Office of Public Affairs announced today that the Fairfield Animal Shelter is currently closed due to 4 confirmed cases of Canine parvovirus found in dogs housed at the Animal Shelter.The parvovirus is a highly…

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Fairfield Restaurant Week to Return October 11-17, 2015

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced August 10, 2015 that the popular Fairfield Restaurant Week will make its return on Sunday, October 11, 2015 and run through Saturday, October 17, 2015.More than thirty restaurants are expected to participate in…

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Town Of Fairfield News - Fairfield Receives Check From Insurance Carrier'S Equity Distribution Program

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the Town of Fairfield recently received a check from Connecticut Interlocal Risk Management Agency (CIRMA), one of the Town’s insurance carriers, for Fairfield’s share of this year’s CIRMA Members'…

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Announcement from the Bigelow Center for the Week of August 10, 2015

Wednesday, August 12 – Wacky Wednesday: Trip to the Barker Character, Comic and Cartoon Museum in Cheshire. The bus leaves the center at 9:30 and returns at approximately 3:00. Fee: $5 for the museum (payable to museum directly) and lunch on your…

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Public Comment Encouraged For 2016 I-95 Summer Paving Project

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced August 06, 2015 that the Connecticut Department of Transportation's Office of Engineering will pave a portion of the Northbound and Southbound sides of I-95 next April through October starting at the New…

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Town of Fairfield News - Impending Work at Sanford/Miller Street Parking Lot

The Office of Community and Economic Development wishes to inform commuters and employees of downtown businesses who presently use the parking lot at the end of Sanford Street (the Miller/Sanford Street lot) that there will be changes to the parking…

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Informational Presentation on Fairfield's 2015 Revaluation

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on august 3, 2015 that The Town of Fairfield, in conjunction with the current Town-wide property revaluation for the Grand List of October 1, 2015, is continuing to hold informational presentations at various…

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Board of Selectmen Special Meeting Agenda for July 29, 2015

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Announcement from the Fairfield Senior Center for the Week of July 27, 2015

You are cordially invited to our special Dedication CeremonyCelebrating the new signageThe Bigelow Center for Senior ActivitiesOn Friday, July 31, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Senior Center, 100 Mona TerraceRSVP by July 22, 2015(203)-256-3166Monday,…

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Board of Selectmen Special Meeting Agenda for July 22 2015

Agenda:1) CALL TO ORDER2) PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE3) TOWN ATTORNEYPrivate Executive Session – Personnel Matters4) ADJOURNDate and Time: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Location: First floor conference room of…

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Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda for July 15, 2015

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Fairfield Sidewalk Sale and Street Fair

First Selectman Mike Tetreau wishes to remind the public that the Fairfield Sidewalk Sale & Street Fair will take place on Saturday, July 18, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., rain or shine. Select merchants will offer advance sales of discount…

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Announcement from the Fairfield Senior Center for the Week of July 13, 2015

You are cordially invited to our special Dedication Ceremony Celebrating the new signageThe Bigelow Center for Senior ActivitiesOn Friday, July 31, 201510:00 a.m. at the Senior Center, 100 Mona TerraceRSVP by July 22, 2015(203)-256-3166Tuesday, July…

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Fairfield's AAA Rating Reaffirmed--Note Sale Successful

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is pleased to announce that Moody’s Investors Service reaffirmed the Town’s Aaa rating. First Selectman Tetreau also announced that the Town participated in a successful $35 million note sale realizing a 0.29%…

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Informational Presentation On Fairfield'S 2015 Revaluation

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the Town of Fairfield, in conjunction with the current Town-wide property revaluation for the Grand List of October 1, 2015, is continuing to hold informational presentations at various locations…

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Announcement from the Fairfield Senior Center for the Week of July 6, 2015

Upcoming Programs and Announcements for the Week of July 6, 2015 Big News! We’re changing our name! At the recommendation of the Human Services Commission, and with the blessing of the Board of Selectmen, we are now, officially, The Bigelow…

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Board of Selectmen Special Meeting Agenda for July 1, 2015

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Board of Selectmen Special Meeting Agenda for June 24 2015

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State Register of Historic Places Public Workshop

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced June 18, 2015 that the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development’s State Historic Preservation Office is holding a public workshop about the State Register of Historic Places at the State…

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Town's Shellfish Commission Hosting Clam Clinic

First Selectman Tetreau announced that the Town of Fairfield’s Shellfish Commission will host a clam clinic event at Sasco Hill Beach  for local residents to learn about Fairfield’s natural shellfish resources.“This event provides an…

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Town of Fairfield News - Fairfield Conducts Emergency Preparedness Exercise

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Town of Fairfield’s Emergency Management Team recently conducted a full scale emergency preparedness exercise at the Jennings Beach parking lot. The exercise was a “Drive-Thru Point of…

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Announcement from the Fairfield Senior Center for the Week of June 8, 2015

Upcoming Programs and Announcements for the Week of June 8, 2015Wednesday, June 10 at 10:00 a.m.Senior Issues Forum: Osteoporosis and ExerciseAlthough people with osteoporosis may believe that exercise increases the risk of injury from broken bones,…

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Vendors Invited-Fairfield Sidewalk Sale & Street Fair

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Town of Fairfield and Fairfield Chamber of Commerce will again co-sponsor the Fairfield Sidewalk Sale & Street Fair Event which will be held, rain or shine, in Fairfield Center on Saturday,…

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Sacred Heart University Students to Help Town of Fairfield Conduct Retail Market Study: Fairfield Community Encouraged to Take Survey

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that a team of MBA students from the John F. Welch College of Business at Sacred Heart University (SHU) will help the Town of Fairfield conduct a retail market assessment of the downtown area for their…

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Town of Fairfield Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda for June 3, 2015

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Informational Presentations on Fairfield's 2015 Revaluation

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the next Informational Presentation on Fairfield's 2015 Revaluation is taking place Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 7 pm in the Auditorium at Fairfield Ludlowe High School, 785 Unquowa Road.The Town of…

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Board of Finance Meeting Agenda for June 2, 2015

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Announcement from the Fairfield Senior Center for the Week of June 1, 2015

Upcoming Programs and Announcements for the Week of June 1, 2015Tuesday, June 2 at 10:00 a.m.Dr. Brian Jones, Connecticut State ArchaeologistLearn the Five Things Everyone Should Know About the Native American Archaeology of Connecticut. Brian…

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Board of Selectmen Special Meeting Agenda for May 28, 2015

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Board of Selectmen Meeting Draft Minutes of May 6, 2015

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Town of Fairfield - Board and Commission Openings

The Town of Fairfield is seeking an unaffiliated registered voter interested in being considered to serve as a volunteer on the new five-member FairTV Commission. We have four candidates currently going through the appointment process but need a…

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Fairfield Joins U.S. Dept. of Transportation's 2015 Mayor's Challenge for Safer People and Safer Streets Program

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced May 8, 2015 that the Town of Fairfield has joined the U.S. Department of Transportation’s 2015 “Mayor’s Challenge for Safer People and Safer Streets” program.More than 230 municipalities across the U.S.…

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Fairfield Recognizes May as Mental Health Awareness Month

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the Town of Fairfield is recognizing the month of May as Mental Health Awareness Month. The First Selectman issued a proclamation to representatives of the Southwest Regional Mental Health Board at…

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Board of Finance Special Meeting Agenda for May 7, 2015

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Town of Fairfield Holds Informational Presentations on 2015 Revaluation

Informational Presentations On Fairfield’s 2015 Revaluation:Next Presentation Taking Place May 21, 2015- 7:00 pm- Roger Ludlowe Middle SchoolThe Town of Fairfield, in conjunction with the current Town-wide property revaluation for the Grand List…

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Town of Fairfield Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda for May 6, 2015

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Fairfield Town Board of Finance Meeting Agenda for May 7, 2015

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Announcement from the Fairfield Senior Center for the Week of May 4, 2015

Upcoming Programs and Announcements for the Week of May 4, 2015 Senior Nutrition Survey The SWCAA (Southwest CT Area Agency on Aging) provides the state and federal funding for our Senior Center subsidized lunch program. During the months of April…

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Fairfield Welcomes New Conservation Director - Brian V. Carey

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that Brian V. Carey will begin his new role as Fairfield’s Conservation Director effective from May 1, 2015. Mr. Carey follows in the footsteps of retired Conservation Director Tom Steinke who had served the…

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Announcement from the Fairfield Senior Center for the Week of April 27, 2015

Senior Nutrition SurveyThe SWCAA (Southwest CT Area Agency on Aging) provides the state and federal funding for our Senior Center subsidized lunch program. During the months of April and May, SWCAA is conducting a survey of our lunch program. The…

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First Selectman Tetreau and MADD Declare April 21, 2015 PowerTalk 21 Day in Fairfield

First Selectman Tetreau announced today that he and Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) Connecticut have declared April 21st, 2015 as PowerTalk 21 day. April 21st is the nationally recognized day for parents to talk to their teens about the…

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Town of Fairfield News - Announcement from the Fairfield Senior Center

Upcoming Programs and Announcements for the Week of April 20, 2015Senior Issues ForumLiving Longer, Living SmarterThursday evening, April 23 at 5:30 p.m.Take a look at the choices for your changing needs – you home, car and community. AARP…

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Town of Fairfield Recognizes National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the Town of Fairfield has proclaimed the week of April 12, 2015 to April 18, 2015 as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.First Selectman Tetreau joined Police Chief Gary MacNamara, Deputy Police…

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Fairfielders Invited to Join New 'Library to Library' Pilot Bike Route Ride

Fairfield residents are invited to join a “library to library” bike tour trial route ride Sunday, April 19th, 2015 at 2 pm starting at Sherman Green. Hosted by the Fairfield Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee, the bike tour also kicks off the…

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Town of Fairfield Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda for April 1 2015

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Town Refinances $24 Million-Fairfield's Aaa Rating Re-Affirmed

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced March 27, 2015 that Moody’s Investors Service has re-affirmed the Town’s Aaa coveted rating and given Fairfield’s finances a stable outlook. Moody’s has assigned the Town with an Aaa rating to…

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UI Begins Pilot Tree Trimming/Removal Program

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the United Illuminating Company (UI) will begin work on a pilot program to trim or remove trees beginning on Monday, March 30, 2015. The pilot program will take a several months to complete.UI will…

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Town of Fairfield News - Fairfield Senior Center Announcement

Upcoming Programs and Announcements for the Week of March 30, 2015The Senior Center will be closed on Friday, April 3rd and Saturday, April 4thOpera at Senior Center You don’t want to miss this! Join us on Wednesday, April 8th at 1:00 p.m. for a…

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Special Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda for March 25, 2015

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Fairfield to Participate in State Neighborhood Assistance Act Program

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on Mar 24, 2015 that the Town of Fairfield through its Office of Community and Economic Development is again soliciting program proposals from municipal agencies and community non-profit organizations for…

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FEMA Reimburses Town with $1.8 Million for Storm Sandy Cleanup

First Selectman Tetreau is pleased to announce that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has reimbursed the Town of Fairfield $1,782,119.94 for debris removal and disposal costs attributed to Superstorm Sandy. The reimbursement is at the…

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Federal Funds Secured to Help Reduce Flooding

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that Congressman Jim Himes has secured $300,000 in federal funding to have the Army Corps of Engineers perform a feasibility study to examine flood damage reduction, shore protection and bank stabilization in…

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Governor Honors Fairfield High Schools' Continued Graduation Rate Increases

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that Governor Dannel P. Malloy recently honored Fairfield as one of the suburban district towns that had a continued increase in high school graduation rates. The Governor visited one of Fairfield’s…

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Town and Chamber Announce Details on Upcoming Shop and Stroll into Spring Program

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the public is invited to take part in the upcoming “Shop & Stroll Into Spring” event. The event is being co-presented by the Town of Fairfield and the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce.Participating…

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Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda for March 18 2015

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Informational Presentations on Fairfield's 2015 Revaluation

Next Presentation Taking Place March 19, 2015- 7 pm- Tomlinson Middle School The Town of Fairfield, in conjunction with the current Town-wide property revaluation for the Grand List of October 1, 2015, is holding a total of ten neighborhood…

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Town of Fairfield News - First Selectman Unveils 2016 Budget

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that after months of thorough budget review and numerous deliberations with his fiscal team, Town departments and the School’s Superintendent, he is proposing a 1.64% tax increase for fiscal year…

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Town's Forestry Committee Holds Workshop for Nursery and Landscape Professionals

First Selectman Tetreau announced today that the Town’s Fairfield Forestry Committee, in partnership with the Connecticut Audubon Society, is pleased to announce a Winter Workshop for Nursery and Landscape Professionals.The fee of $50 per person…

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Fairfield Coastal Flood Mitigation Plan - Three Public Meetings set for March 2015

Fairfield's Flood & Erosion Control Board (FECB) will hold a series of Public Meetings during March to discuss the Fairfield Coastal Flood Mitigation Plan that was presented to the Board of Selectmen on January 8, 2015.  A copy of the Plan can…

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Fairfield Town and Chamber Hosting Annual Shop and Stroll Into Spring Updated - February 24, 2015

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced February 24, 2015 that the Town of Fairfield and the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce will co-sponsor a “Shop & Stroll Into Spring” event on Thursday, March 26, 2015. For more information on this annual…

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Fairfield Wins Sustainability Award

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that Live Green Connecticut! has recognized Fairfield and six other municipalities with an award for piloting a state-wide sustainability initiative.The award states, “Live Green Connecticut! Executive Board…

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Board of Selectmen Special Meeting Agenda for February 25, 2015

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Town of Fairfield News: Boards and Commissions Openings - FairTV Commission

The Town of Fairfield is seeking registered voters who are interested in being considered to serve as volunteers on the new five-member FairTV Commission. The primary responsibility of the FairTV Commission will be the oversight of the development…

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Public Informational Meeting Being Held on Mill River Cleanup

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced February 10, 2015 that the Town of Fairfield will host a Public Informational Meeting regarding the Mill River Cleanup. The snow date is March 2, 2015 at 7:30 pm at Mill Hill School. Any member of the public is…

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Free Community Training to Assist Local Emergency Responders

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on Feb 9, 2015, that free training is available for any community member over the age of eighteen (18) who is interested in volunteering to assist local emergency responders in disaster relief and community…

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Town of Fairfield News - Own A Piece of Fairfield History

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that Fairfield residents and collectors of all ages now have a unique opportunity to take home a piece of Fairfield memorabilia.The Fairfield Office of Community and Economic Development is offering for…

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Town of Fairfield Announces 2014 Preliminary Grand List

The Town of Fairfield’s Net Grand List assessment, based on valuations as of October 1, 2014, certified January 30, 2015, and preliminary to Board of Assessment Appeals hearings, is $10,984,012,745, an increase of $70,501,592, or 0.65 percent over…

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STorm update - January 26, 2015

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced the following Emergency Message from the Town of Fairfield:We are asking everyone to stay off of the roads after 6:00 PM and please park off the roads if possible. Fairfield will be opening an emergency shelter…

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Fairfield Needs Penfield Pavilion

Fairfield has five beaches along our coastline - Jennings, Penfield, South Pine Creek, Sasco and Southport. These beaches are available to all our residents. The Parks and Recreation Department has a comprehensive plan for these assets. Their vision…

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Update On UI’s Tree Trimming Program

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced January 13, 2015 that as part of the state mandated Enhanced Tree Trimming program implemented by The United Illuminating Company (UI) in Fairfield and other Connecticut towns, a pilot program has been launched…

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Informational Presentations On Fairfield’s 2015 Revaluation

The Town of Fairfield, in conjunction with the current Town-wide property revaluation for the Grand List of October 1, 2015, is holding a total of ten neighborhood informational presentations at various locations throughout Town. The information is…

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Fairfield Receives Over $5 Million For Storm Preparedness

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced On January 5th that the Town of Fairfield has received over $5 million in state grants for the restoration and resiliency of existing infrastructure that was damaged by Storm Sandy.  The State has allocated…

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Committee Seeks Public Input On Recent Election

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on December 29, 2014 that the newly formed Election Process Review Committee is seeking input from the public on the recent local Election that was held on November 4, 2014.  Residents are being asked to email…

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Fairfield Selectmen Announce 2014 Fairfielder and Town Employee of the Year Winners

On Wednesday, December 17, 2014, the Fairfield Board of Selectmen announced the 2014 Employee of the Year and Fairfielder of the Year award winners. This year marks the 11th year the Selectmen have conducted these awards. Two independent committees…

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MADD Presents Plaque to Town of Fairfield

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the Connecticut Chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) presented the Town of Fairfield with a plaque at a ceremony held in Independence Hall.  The plaque was given to the Town for its support and…

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Town and Chamber Announce Details On 2nd Annual ‘Shop & Stroll’

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is inviting the public to participate in Fairfield’s 2nd Annual Holiday “Shop & Stroll.”  The event is being co-sponsored by the Town of Fairfield and the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce.   Participating shops…

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Fairfield Community Encouraged To Perform Acts Of Kindness In Remembrance Of Sandy Hook Anniversary

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the Town of Fairfield calls upon the Fairfield community to perform Acts of Kindness on and around the anniversary of Sandy Hook which is Sunday, December 14, 2014.   The call for kindness is to honor…

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Selectmen Announce Restaurant Week Prize Winners

Public Asked to Complete Restaurant Week Survey    First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Board of Selectmen recently held a drawing to announce the top three prize winners who participated in Fairfield’s third annual Restaurant…

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Town and Chamber to Host Second Annual Holiday ‘Shop N Stroll’

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced November 3, 2014 that the Town of Fairfield and the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce will co-sponsor the 2nd Annual Fairfield Holiday “Shop N Stroll” on Thursday, December 11, 2014.Participating shops will…

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Informational Presentations on Fairfield’s 2015 Revaluation

The Town of Fairfield, in conjunction with the current Town-wide property revaluation for the Grand List of October 1, 2015, is holding a total of ten neighborhood informational presentations at various locations throughout Town.  The neighborhood…

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Grand Opening Of Recreation and Tennis Center Family Fun Dance to Follow

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is pleased to announce that the public is invited to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Grand Opening of a Recreation and Tennis Center at 210 Old Dam Road, corner of South Pine Creek Road.The Fairfield Recreation…

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First Selectman Tetreau Discussses Local Issues On Cablevision’s 'Meet The Leaders'

Fairfield First Selectman Mike Tetreau recently appeared on Cablevision’s Meet the Leaders and discussed various local issues including the Mill River Cleanup, Fairfield’s booming local economy, the Town’s third successful Restaurant Week, the…

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Board of Selectmen Extends Deadline for 11th Annual Fairfielder and Town Employee of the Year Awards

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on October 20, 2014, that the Fairfield Board of Selectmen is extending the deadline for its 11th annual Employee and Fairfielder of the Year Awards to 12 pm on Friday, November 21, 2014.  Any member of the…

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Fairfield’s Town-Wide Grand Gala Celebration!

Don’t Miss the Cutting of the Winning Cake!Hear ye, hear ye, the entire Fairfield community is encouraged to come and celebrate the culmination of Fairfield’s yearlong 375th Anniversary celebrations!Sacred Heart University will host this…

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Fairfield Residents Encouraged To Sign Up For Town’s Emergency Notification System

First Selectman Tetreau wishes to remind members of the Fairfield community - residents, businesses, and organizations - to sign up for Code RED to receive emergency-related or other important notifications from the Town. Police Chief Gary MacNamara…

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Mill River Cleanup Project Update - October 3, 2014

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that over the next several weeks, there will be increased activity on the Mill River in preparation for the upcoming dredging activities.  TRC (the engineering firm that will be conducting the cleanup…

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Mill River Cleanup Work Begins

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that given that Exide Group, Inc. (Exide) will soon begin in-river work for the cleanup of lead in the Mill River sediment, Exide will hold a public informational meeting in the Board of Education…

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Fairfield Retailers to Take Part in Restaurant Week with Sales Promotions and Shopping Night Out

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced September 30, 2014 that merchants throughout Town will be offering extended shopping hours on Thursday, October 16, 2014, as part of Fairfield Restaurant Week.  Participating merchants will be staying open…

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Tax or Sewer Use Bills Can Now Be Paid at People’s United Banks

First Selectman Michael Tetreau, along with People’s United Bank, announced September 30, 2014 that beginning October 1, 2014, Fairfield residents will be able to pay any current year property Tax or Sewer Use bill due during the collection months…

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Fairfield’s 375th Anniversary Grand Gala

Fairfield’s 375th Anniversary Committee announced today that several area organizations have joined the celebration early and committed to sponsoring the Town of Fairfield’s Anniversary Grand Gala with the Title Sponsor as People’s United…

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Town of Fairfield Holds 3rd Annual Restaurant Week!

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the Town of Fairfield will hold its third annual Restaurant Week.  Over thirty restaurants from around Town are expected to participate in this week-long special event that will feature prix fixe lunch…

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Fairfield’s Libraries Launch ‘One Card One Town’

Fairfield, CT -- First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on Sep 12, 2014 that, in conjunction with September being “Library Card Sign-Up Month,” Fairfield’s libraries are launching a new initiative—“One Card One Town.” The Fairfield…

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Public Informational Meeting On I-95 Service Plazas Near Exit 22

First Selectman Tetreau announced on Sep 11, 2014 that there will be a public informational meeting on the I-95 Service Plaza projects at Exit 22 with the Department of Transportation commissioner and the project’s developer at Sherman Elementary…

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Fairfield Board of Selectmen Conduct 11th Annual Fairfielder and Employee of the Year Awards

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Fairfield Board of Selectmen is conducting its 11th annual Employee and Fairfielder of the Year Awards.Any member of the public, including town and school employees, are encouraged to submit…

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Fairfield’s 375th Grand Gala Tickets To Go On Sale

Marlene Battista, Lee Crouch and Julia DeMeo, Co-Chairs of the Town of Fairfield’s 375th Anniversary Grand Gala, announced today that tickets for the Grand Gala will go on sale Tuesday, September 2, 2014. The public is invited to attend this…

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Fairfield Non-Profits to Benefit Under the State Neighborhood Assistance Act Program

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced August 25, 2014 that the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS) has approved nine programs submitted by the Town of Fairfield for inclusion in the 2014 Neighborhood Assistance Act program.The…

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Fairfield Board of Selectmen Honor

We invite you to attend August 26, 2014’s special Board of Selectmen meeting at 4:30 pm in the First Floor Conference Room in Independence Hall, 725 Old Post Road, where the Selectmen are honoring incoming Fairfield Woods Middle School 6th grader…

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Fairfield to Host Informational Meeting On Loan Program to Elevate Shoreline Homes

Retrofitting for flood protection and wind proofing activities can also be financedFirst Selectman Tetreau announced August 15, 2014 that the Town of Fairfield will host an informational meeting for the public at the Fairfield Museum and History…

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Town of Fairfield Seeks Residents for Various Board and Commission Openings

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is pleased to announce that the Town of Fairfield is seeking Fairfield residents who are interested in being considered to serve as volunteers on various new and existing Boards and Commissions. Due to political party…

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State Milling and Paving Lower Black Rock Turnpike Late August/Early September

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) will begin milling from lower Black Rock Turnpike (between Route 58 near Judd Street to the traffic circle on Route 1 near Castle Avenue), on or about…

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Fairfield Announces 375th Anniversary Grand Gala Sponsors

Fairfield’s 375th Anniversary Committee announced that several area organizations have joined the celebration early and committed to being a sponsor for the Town of Fairfield’s Anniversary Grand Gala with the Title Sponsor as People’s United…

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Public Input Encouraged At Penfield Building Committee Meeting

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced August 4, 2014 that the public is encouraged to attend and provide feedback at the Penfield Building Committee.On August 14, 2014, the Penfield Building Committee will be presented with architectural drawings…

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Gustave Whitehead Replica On Display On Sherman Green

Public Invited to View First Plane Ever to Take FlightFirst Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on August 4, 2014, that on Thursday, August 14, 2014 from 10 am to 6 pm a full-size replica of Gustave Whitehead’s Condor 21 airplane will be displayed on…

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Town Of Fairfield Clam Clinic

Sample Locally Prepared Clam ChowderFirst Selectman Mike Tetreau announced July 28, 2014 that the Town of Fairfield’s Shellfish Commission will host a free clam clinic event at Sasco Hill Beach, 1401 Sasco Hill Road. Local residents to learn about…

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Town of Fairfield News - Enjoy Fairfield Sidewalk Sales

Shopping, Food, Music and More!First Selectman Mike Tetreau wishes to remind the public that the Fairfield Sidewalk Sales event will take placethis coming  Select merchants will offer advance sales of discount merchandise beginning on Thursday,…

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Deadline For Voting Fairfield Favorite Connecticut Town

Fairfield Attractions and Businesses Can Also Receive VotesFirst Selectman Tetreau announced July 21, 2014 that the deadline for participating in this year’s Connecticut Office of Tourism’s Challenge Campaign, “Connecticut Fan-Favorite…

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Northbound Exit 22 Closed July 28, 2014 For State Work

Possible Work Performed July 29, 2014    The Town of Fairfield’s Engineering Department announced today that the Connecticut Department of Transportation is performing electrical conduit improvements to the I-95 Rest Stop Area on the Northbound…

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Fairfield Board Of Selectmen Meeting Agenda for July 16, 2014

Click here to view the Fairfield Board Of Selectmen Meeting Agenda for July…

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First Selectman Tetreau Discussses Local Issues On Cablevision’s Meet The Leaders

Fairfield First Selectman Michael C. Tetreau recently appeared on Cablevision’s Meet the Leaders and discussed various local issues including the Town’s 375th Anniversary, the Property Tax Appraisal Revaluation, the recent Bond Sale and Note…

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Fairfield Community Encouraged to Give Input on Regional Plan of Consevation and Development

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the Greater Bridgeport Regional Council (GBRC) is seeking public comments on the Regional Plan of Conservation and Development.  The GBRC is a regional planning organization with six member communities…

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Town Workshop Held to Promote Benefits and Options for Residential Solar Energy

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced July 9, 2014 that in celebration of Fairfield’s 375th anniversary, he and the Fairfield Clean Energy Task Force will host a free workshop on Thursday, July 17, 2014 for the Fairfield community to promote the…

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Enjoy Fairfield Sidewalk Sales - Shopping, Food, Music and More!

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the Town of Fairfield and Fairfield Chamber of Commerce are pleased to co-sponsor the 2014 Fairfield Sidewalk Sales Event.   Select merchants will offer a preview of sale merchandise beginning Thursday,…

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Fairfield Bond and Note Sale Achieves Exceptional Interest Rates

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Bond Committee, which consists of the Board of Selectmen, Town Treasurer Helen D’Avanzo and Fiscal Officer Robert Mayer, participated in a $11,500,000 Bond Sale and a $14,030,000 Note Sale…

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Town Initiates Property Tax Appraisal Revaluation

It has been five years since the last appraisal and the Town is just beginning the process to update our valuations. To optimize the appraisal results, the Town will perform a full revaluation which includes a data collector visiting each property…

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Fairfield to Celebrate 375 Years with Anniversary Grand Gala in November

Fairfield's 375th Anniversary Committee announced July 7, 2014 that the Town will conclude its Year-long celebration of its rich history and tremendous accomplishments with a Grand Gala at Sacred Heart University on Saturday, November 15. Since its…

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Fairfield 375th Anniversary Float Wins Top Award at Barnum Parade

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Town of Fairfield’s 375th Anniversary Float won the Grand Marshall’s Award at last Sunday’s annual Barnum Festival Great Street Parade.In honor of the Town’s 375th anniversary, a float…

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Fairfield's First Family Fun Fest

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced further details today about the Fairfield Family Fun Fest, on the historic Town Green and Museum Campus. The event, which is part of the Town’s year-long celebration of the 375th anniversary of its founding,…

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Fairfield Community Encouraged to Vote for Fairfield as Favorite Connecticut Town

Fairfield Attractions and Businesses Can Also Receive VotesFirst Selectman Tetreau announced today that he is encouraging theFairfield community to participate in this year’s Connecticut Office of Tourism’s Challenge Campaign, “Connecticut…

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Fairfield’s FirstFamily Fun Fest at Historic Town Green and Museum Campus

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the Town of Fairfield, in collaboration with the Fairfield Museum and History Center, Fairfield Chamber of Commerce and Fairfield Theatre Company, will present the inaugural Fairfield Family Fun Fest at…

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Preparedness Tips For Hurricane Season

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that following a press release recently issued by Governor Dannel Malloy, which stated that the Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1, 2014 to November 30, 2014 with the possible principal threat…

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Town of Fairfield Holds Public Information Meeting on UI TreeTrimming Program

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the Town of Fairfield will hold a Public Information Meeting at Tomlinson Middle School’s Auditorium, to give members of the Fairfield community, including residents,the opportunity to hear a…

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100th Anniversary of US Power Squadrons/FFldFirst Sel. Honors Nat'l Safe Boating Week

We hope you can come by May 19,2014’s 2:30 pm event at Flotilla 77, which is located at Fairfield’s Marina, 555 Turney Road , (go past the guard gate at the marina). First Selectman Mike Tetreau will present a proclamation to the Penfield Sail…

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Fairfield Awarded ‘Tree City USA’

Town Tree Warden Honored First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that on April 26, 2014, the Town of Fairfield celebrated Arbor Day at the Greenfield Hill Cemetery on Bronson Road. The Town celebrated its 27thanniversary of Arbor Day and the 142nd…

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Southport Blessing of the Fleet and Street Parade

A rite of springtime in Southport Village on Saturday will feature two parades - one by land and one by sea.The annual Southport Street Parade  from the Southport Congregational Church parking lot on Pequot Avenue and end at Southport's Lower…

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Town Holds Public Information Meeting On UI’s Tree Trimming Program

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the Town of Fairfield will hold a Public Information Meeting at Tomlinson Middle School’s Auditorium to give members of the Fairfield community, including residents,the opportunity to hear a presentation…

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Invited to Fairfield Recognition of US Power Squadron's 100th Anniversary and National Boating Week

First Selectman Mike Tetreau will present a proclamation to the Penfield Sail & Power Squadron in honor of the 100th anniversary of the United States Power Squadron, which the Penfield Sail & Power Squadron is a member of, and to recognize…

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American Red Cross Awards $150,000 Superstorm Sandy Grant To Assist Fairfield’s Recovery Efforts

First Selectman Mike Tetreau and Operation Hope Executive Director Carla Miklos announced today that the American Red Cross has awarded Operation Hope and the Fairfield Storm Sandy Recovery Committee with a $150,000 grant to help augment local…

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Fairfield Non-Profits and Businesses to Benefit Under NAA

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the Town of Fairfield had received nine applications from local non-profits for consideration under the 2014 Neighborhood Assistance Act (NAA) program.The NAA program is designed to provide funding to…

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Town of Fairfield Gustave Whitehead Update - April 25, 2014

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is providing an update on the status of Gustave Whitehead and his former Fairfield home.  Let’s take a look at why he is so important to aviation history and to Fairfield.  It was just about a year ago that…

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Entire Fairfield Community Invited To Attend Historic Food Drive

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced April 22, 2014 that the entire Fairfield community is invited to participate in the Town’s 375th anniversary food drive event which is taking place outside Fairfield Ludlowe High School, 785 Unquowa Road.…

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Community and Economic Development Announced Funding Available For Home Repairs

The Office of Community and Economic Development is pleased to announce that funds are available to help residents fix up and improve their homes. Eligible homeowners can receive up to 60% of the total project cost, up to a maximum of $15,000 per…

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Funding Available For First-Time Homebuyers

The Fairfield Office of Community and Economic Development is pleased to announce that funds are available to help income-eligible, first-time homebuyers purchase a home in Fairfield. Assistance may be used toward the purchase of any owner-occupied,…

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Fairfield to Participate In The State Neighborhood Assistance Act Program

The Town of Fairfield, through its Office of Community and Economic Development, is again soliciting program proposals from municipal agencies and community non-profit organizations for funding consideration under the State’s Neighborhood…

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Town And Chamber Announce Details On Upcoming Shop and Stroll Into Spring Event

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the public is invited to take part in the upcoming “Shop & Stroll Into Spring” event on Thursday, April 3, 2014. The event is being co-presented by the Town of Fairfield and the Fairfield…

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Town and Chamber Encourage Fairfield Businesses to Increase Their Online Presence

Fairfield, CT -- In partnership with Google and the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce, Fairfield First Selectman Mike Tetreau today announced a yearlong initiative to get Fairfield’s businesses online through Google’s Get Your Business Online…

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Town of Fairfield News - Disaster Recovery Group Performing Sandy Needs Assessment

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that CT Rises, a statewide long-term recovery organization, is sponsoring a volunteer team from World Renew that is opening a temporary five-day Walk-in-Center at the Fairfield Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace,…

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Congress Passes Flood Insurance Bill Halting Premium Increases

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that Congress has passed a flood insurance bill, which the President is expected to sign into law that would halt major flood insurance premium increases that took effect following the passage of the…

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Town to Conduct Public Workshop On Housing Strategies

Fairfield, CT - 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. Many people are surprised to learn that about half…

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Governor Appoints New Southport Harbor Master

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced March 11, 2014 that Governor Dannel P. Malloy has appointed Fairfield resident Louis Schueler to serve as Harbor Master for the harbors and navigable waterways of Southport.    Pursuant to Sections 4-1 and…

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Town/Chamber Host Shop and Stroll into Spring

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced March 10, 2014 that the Town of Fairfield and the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce will co-sponsor a “Shop & Stroll Into Spring” event.Participating shops in downtown Fairfield will stay open late and will…

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Fairfield Promotes Energy Saving Opportunities for Commercial Property Owners

Fairfield, CT - First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the Town of Fairfield sponsored a business-to-business event regarding the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program. The event, which was hosted by the Bigelow Tea Company…

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Town of Fairfield First Selectman Unveils 2015 Budget

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that after months of thorough budget review and multiple deliberations with his fiscal team, town departments and the Superintendent of Schools, he is proposing a 2.67% tax increase for fiscal year 2015. In…

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Hazard Mitigation Funds Now Available To Assist Home Elevations

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced February 24, 2014 that the Connecticut Interagency Hazard Mitigation Committee has revised its previous decision on the allocation of federal Hazard Mitigation Funds based on the immediate needs of homeowners…

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Town of Fairfield Welcomes New Chief of Staff

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that effective January 2014, Thomas Dubrosky has assumed the role of Chief of Staff in the First Selectman’s Office. Mr. Dubrosky, a 43-year Fairfield resident, has extensive managerial and community…

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State Holds Merritt Parkway Trail Study Meeting

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on February 18, 2014 that the Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) is holding a public informational meeting on the Merritt Parkway Multi-Use Trail Feasibility Study on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 7…

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First Selectman Declares 'Random Acts Of Kindness Week'

First Selectman on February 4, 2014 announced that he has proclaimed the week of February 10, 2014 through February 16, 2014 as “Random Acts of Kindness Week” in the Town of Fairfield. The First Selectman had issued a proclamation to Fairfield…

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Fairfield First Selectman's 2014 State of the Town Address

School SystemWhere would we be without our excellent school system? It is the reason my Dad moved our family here so many years ago. It is one of the primary reasons our homes maintain and grow in value over the years. We have made education a top…

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Tattered and Torn American Flags Disposal Site

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that on Monday, January 27, 2014 at 12:30 pm, he will join the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and members of American Legion Post 143 at a press conference inside the lobby of Old Town Hall, 611 Old…

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Storm Sandy Applicatons Still Being Accepted

Mobile Units Available to Visit Elderly and Disabled PersonsFirst Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Intake Center at the Fairfield Senior Center is continuing to assist residentsas well as those who are unable to visit the Intake…

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Fairfield’s Arts And Culture Highlighted

Fairfield, CT - First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today(January 14, 2014) that the Fairfield County Business Journal has published a“FCBuzz Community Spotlight: Fairfield”page highlightingthe Town’s riches of arts and culture. The…

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Fairfield Welcomes New Chief Building Official

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced January 3, 2014 that Thomas Conley will serve as the Town of Fairfield’s new Chief Building Official effective January 2, 2014. Mr. Conley replaces James Gilleran who had served the Town since 1987.Thomas…

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Town Holds Public Information Session On School Security

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that, a town-wide meeting on school security will be held in the auditorium at Fairfield Warde High School, 755 Melville Avenue.The Town’s Police and Fire Departments, Superintendent of Schools and First…

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Update On Divers Working In Southport Harbor

The Fairfield Harbor Management Commission announced December 23, 2013 that the Northeast Diving Services has ceased its work on the mooring systems in Southport Harbor until January 2, 2014. Southport Harbor is open to boaters until that date. Work…

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Residents Encouraged To Submit Storm Sandy Applications

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on December 17, 2013, that residents affected by Storm Sandy are highly encouraged to submit applications as soon as possible for the Storm Sandy Community Development Block Grant –Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR)…

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Fairfield Kiwanis Club Takes Over Trick Or Treat On Safety Street

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that effective 2014, the Kiwanis Club of Fairfield has volunteered to take the lead to carry on the Trick or Treat on Safety Streettradition for children to trick or treat in their Halloween costumes at a…

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Update On Divers Working In Southport Harbor

The Fairfield Harbor Management Commission announced on December 13, 2013 that the Northeast Diving Services will continue its work on the mooring systems in Southport Harbor over the next couple of weeks.     The work began on Monday, December…

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Fairfield Receives $15,000 Energy Savings Grant

Fairfield, CT  - First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on December 13, 2013 that the Town of Fairfield has received a $15,000 Bright Idea Grant for its participation in the statewide Clean Energy Communities (CEC) program, an Energize Connecticut…

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Fairfield Rated AAA and Saves $760,000

Fairfield Rated AAA and Saves $760,000 First Selectman Tetreau announced today that Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Ratings Services assigned Fairfield a AAA rating, S&P’s highest rating, to the Town of Fairfield’s December 10, 2013…

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Fairfield Community Encouraged To Perform Acts Of Kindness In Honor Of Sandy Hook Anniversary

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on December 10, 2013 that the Town of Fairfield calls upon the Fairfield community to perform acts of kindness during the week of December 9, 2013 through December 14, 2013 in honor of those who lost their…

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Divers Working In Southport Harbor Beginning December 9, 2013

The Fairfield Harbor Management Commission announces that Northeast Diving Services will be working on the mooring systems in Southport Harbor beginning Monday, December 9, 2013 and lasting through Friday, December 13, 2013. Boaters are asked to…

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Fairfield Clergy Association And Town Of Fairfield Hold Sandy Hook Observance

Members of the Public Welcome to Attend The Town of Fairfield and the Fairfield Clergy Association invite the public to attend a one year observance of the anniversary of the tragedy that occurred last December in Sandy Hook, Newtown.   The Town…

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1st Annual Holiday 'Shop and Stroll'

First Selectman Mike Tetreau invites the public to participate in Fairfield’s 1st Annual Holiday “Shop & Stroll”. The event is being co-sponsored by the Town of Fairfield and the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce.Participating shops in…

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Town Receives Grant To Enhance Kings Highway East/Commerce Drivearea

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Town has received a $1,200,000 grant from the Connecticut Department of Transportation through the Federal Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) for improvements to the Kings Highway…

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Town Participates In Small Business Saturday

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Town of Fairfield is partnering with the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce to help promote “Small Business Saturday”. “Small Business Saturday” is a day dedicated to supporting small…

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Fairfield Selects Skyview Ventures to Install Solar Facilities at Four Town Properties

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced on Nov. 25, 2013 that the Town of Fairfield has selected Skyview Ventures to install solar facilities at the Fairfield Theatre Company, the Parks and Recreation Department, Operation Hope, and the Fire…

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Federal Lawmakers Propose Legislation to Address National Flood Insurance Rate Increases

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that over 134 members of the House of Representativeshave introduceda legislative solution to fix the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and ensure changes are implemented affordably. The Homeowner…

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Fairfield Town and State Officials Hold ‘Operation Hope’ Food Pantry Drive

Coats Will Also Be Collected  Fairfield, CT - In the spirit of coming together for the holiday season and helping Fairfield families in need, a bi-partisan group of Fairfield officials including State Representatives Tony Hwang (R-134), Brenda…

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Town's 375th Anniversary Committee Unveils Exciting Schedule of Events Through out 2014 to Celebrate Fairfield's Rich History

Cornerstone Events Include a Gala Open to All Residents and Food DriveFairfield, CT - Fairfield’s 375th Anniversary Committee, which is co-chaired by Town Clerk, Betsy Browne, and Bankwell’s First Vice-President, Bob Hojnacki, today unveiled a…

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Town Addresses Mold Issue At Fairfield Woods Branch Library

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Fairfield Woods Branch Library will be closed to the public from Monday, November 18, through Friday, November 22, 2013 due to mold remediation work that will be performed in the basement areas…

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Town Holds Drawing to Announce Restaurant Week Prize Winners

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced November 13, 2013 that the Town recently held a drawing to announce the winners of several prizes that were donated by local businesses and organizations for Fairfield Restaurant Week. First Selectman Tetreau,…

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Town And Chamber Host First Annual Holiday 'Shop N Stroll'

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced On November 8, 2013 that the Town of Fairfield and the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce will co-sponsor the 1st Annual Fairfield Holiday “Shop N Stroll” on Thursday, December 12, 2013.Participating shops will…

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Town Holds Inauguration Ceremony

First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the public is invited to attend the Town’s Inauguration Ceremony which will be held  at the Fairfield Warde High School auditorium, 755 Melville Avenue.   The Town will hold the Inauguration Ceremony…

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Fairfield Board of Selectmen Conducts 10th Annual Fairfielder and Town Employee of the Year Awards

Public Encouraged to Submit Nominations First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the Fairfield Board of Selectmen is conducting its 10th annual Fairfielder of the Year Award and Employee of the Year Award.  Members of the public, including town…

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Town of Fairfield Hosts First-Ever Restaurant Week, Oct. 14 - 20

www.fairfieldct.org/restaurantweek The Town of Fairfield is holding its first-ever Restaurant Week from Sunday, October 14, 2012 to Saturday, October 20, 2012.   The Town has created a webpage, www.fairfieldct.org/restaurantweek,…

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