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  • Reminders of Sandy: Fairfield's Beach Pavilion Still Closed

    Reminders of Sandy: Fairfield's Beach Pavilion Still Closed
    When the boys were both born, we were the proud owners of a small, yellow Cape on a quiet road near Fairfield University.  We bought the house when we got engaged...choosing this large yet welcoming town because I was working in Hartford, my husband in Manhattan. 
  • Village to have outreach meeting on flood insurance maps

    The village of Wellington and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are working to update Flood Insurance Rate Maps for the area. These maps reflect the level of flood hazard for residents' properties and are used by insurers to determine flood...

    Fairfield Fire Department adds bulletproof vests to safety equipment

    Firefighters today have a large inventory of safety equipment. But one Northern California city is adding another: bulletproof vests. Fairfield is joining a growing number of fire departments in giving more protection to firefighters as their role in...

    Hazard Mitigation Plan discussed at informational meeting

    The Northeastern Connecticut Council of Governments held an informational meeting in Plainfield on Nov. 12 on a regional Hazard Mitigation Plan being drafted for submission to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The plan is a prerequisite for federal...

    Training to help Israel

    Training to help Israel
    Local residents are now trained and certified emergency responders who can volunteer in Israel when a crisis breaks out there. Recently, 65 people attended the Emergency Volunteers Project's training sessions at the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish...