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Going Places: Pierce Fulton heads home to Fairfield

Pierce Fulton was born in Fairfield and went to elementary school in the town, before moving to Vermont while in the sixth grade. It was in Connecticut where the multi-instrumentalist discovered a love of music, spurred on by his parents and their record collection. "My whole life, they have had rea

MONROECOURIER.COM - 2017-11-23 12:25:53

Toy drive for Hurricane Harvey victims starts Saturday in New Fairfield

NEW FAIRFIELD-The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation will kick off its toy drive for those affected by Hurricane Harvey at the annual holiday parade on Saturday. The drive, Toys 4 Texas, will collect toys over the next week and distribute them Dec. 9 to families in Orange and Beaumont, Texas

NEWSTIMES - 2017-11-24 17:34:08

Santa Claus Is Coming To Fairfield This Weekend

FAIRFIELD, CT - Santa Claus is coming to town on Saturday, Nov. 25. Santa Claus, played by Joe Skarupa, a perennial Santa-About-Town, will arrive by hook-and-ladder down Reef Road at 10 a.m. for the town's annual Santa Visits Fairfield event. He will sit in the decorated gazebo on Sherman Green unti

PATCH - 2017-11-23 16:00:00

Holiday Express Train Show And New Exhibit At Fairfield Museum

FAIRFIELD, CT - (Contributed press release): Bring your family to the Fairfield Museum before or after Fairfield's annual Tree Lighting event on Friday, Dec. 1. The Holiday Express Train Show grand Opening Night celebration will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and the Museum will also welcome visit

PATCH - 2017-11-23 14:30:00

Rising signs for commercial office sales in Fairfield County

Following several years of moribund activity, commercial office sales in Fairfield County look to be on the rise. Several notable deals have closed this year and brokers are viewing 2018 with optimism. "You never want to be too bullish," said Kevin Welsh, an executive managing director at Newmark Kn

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-11-24 15:30:44

Fairfield Celebrates Launch of Solar Carports at FLHS

FHLS' solar power array, including solar panels previously installed on the school's roof, will generate two-thirds of the electricity used by the school. Similar solar carports will go on line shortly at Fairfield Warde High School. Together, the two solar facilities will save the Town at least $1.

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-11-22 18:56:00

Upgrades Unveiled At Neighborhood Park In Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, CT - The Stratfield Village Association unveiled several upgrades at Lt. Owen Fish Park, located at 1401 Stratfield Road, during a ribbon-cutting ceremony over the weekend. The improvements, which were all privately funded through the SVA, include:A new toddler playground (the old one was

PATCH - 2017-11-22 20:31:24

Wonderland on Roseville: Fairfield Christmas tradition could end this year

FAIRFIELD - For 18 years, the Halliwell family has put on "Wonderland on Roseville," a dazzling Christmas display featuring over 300,000 lights. This year, however, could be the last, according to Gene Halliwell, a prospect that has him upset because it will mean the end of what he calls a "signific


Too much turkey? Take a hike!

Burn off that turkey with free guided hikes at state parks Updated: 3:46 PM EST Nov 23, 2017 Rutland State Park in Massachusetts Burn off that turkey with free guided hikes at state parks Massachusetts officials are encouraging residents to take a hike the day after Thanksgiving to burn off some

WCVB - 2017-11-23 20:46:00

From 70s To Rain: San Leandro Weather Forecast

SAN LEANDRO, CA - Those people who left town for the Thanksgiving holiday are missing out on some glorious weather. But rain is heading our way - here's when it will arrive - Friday November 24 Mostly cloudy throughout the day. High 69, low 56. Chance of precipitation: 20%. Wind 3 mph from the NWSat

PATCH - 2017-11-23 19:08:20

San Leandro Receives State Grant for Warden Park

SAN LEANDRO, CA - Warden Park in San Leandro will be spruced up, thanks to a $163,750 grant from the California Department of Housing and Community (HCD). The grant is part of the Housing-Related Parks Program, designed to reward local governments that construct or rehabilitate existing housing for

PATCH - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

Car Slams Into Train In San Leandro

SAN LEANDRO, CA -Three people were injured in San Leandro this morning when their vehicle slammed into a train on Williams Street near San Leandro Boulevard. The injuries were labeled as minor by the police department. Williams Street was closed for a time but has since reopened. Train traffic was


Alcohol Suspected to Have Played Role in Fatal Crash

Family and friends are mourning the loss of a 16-year-old girl after the SUV she was riding in crashed late Wednesday near Livermore. The California Highway Patrol suspects alcohol played a role in the crash after alcohol was found inside the mangled SUV. In addition, CHP officials said at least one

NBC BAY AREA - 2017-11-23 15:50:57

Body camera video shows authorities knew of Ghost Ship problems

Tenant disputes involving weapons, wild parties and thefts during several months in 2015 led to police threatening to shut down the Ghost Ship warehouse, where 36 people were killed in a massive inferno last December, body camera footage obtained by the Bay Area News Group this week shows. In at lea

BAYINSIDER - 2017-11-23 20:31:00

WNBA team on Warriors' radar once new arena is complete

With the Warriors' new arena on the horizon, that is expected to change. Once Chase Arena is completed and the Warriors are all moved in, the WNBA is next on the organization's checklist. "It's definitely something on our radar, but timing is a consideration for us," Warriors president Rick Welts sa

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-11-24 00:59:00

Bay Area Christmas tree farms say high prices due to shortage

Christmas tree farmers say there's a shortage of trees this year. There are several factors, including one that may surprise you -- a more profitable crop. Fir trees framed by a fiery sunset -- picturesque but also pricey. "Prices are really high this year," said Tommy Speer Jr. of Wonderland Trees.

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2017-11-24 04:34:22

Everything Ebenezer: Fairfield man plays Scrooge in Oakland Temple Hill musical

Chris Pedersen is pictured from the 2016 production of "Scrooge." FAIRFIELD - Solano County theater-goers know Chris Pedersen from Fairfield Civic Theatre and Solano College Theatre productions. He took home an Arty award in 2000 for his portrayal of Colonel Pickering in "My Fair Lady." Pedersen ret

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-11-24 11:44:25

Bon Secours hospital tech accused of raping patient

PORT JERVIS, N.Y. - Authorities have arrested a 56-year-old mental health technician at Bon Secours Community Hospital after they say he sexually assaulted a patient in the hospital's psychiatric unit. Nathan Oglesby, 56, of Middletown, N.Y., was charged with rape and criminal sexual act, both crime

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-11-23 02:13:00

Middletown council adopts 2018 budget

MIDDLETOWN - The $39.8 million Middletown city budget for 2018 was approved Tuesday night by the common council. The spending plan comes in under the state tax cap. Taxes for a family with a house assessed at $30,000 will go up about $8. Two unfilled and previously budgeted police positions will be


Celtic rock band Emish to unveil Christmas album

Hometown band Emish, whose brand of folk-inspired Celtic rock rouses crowds at major music festivals and concert halls across the United States, will launch its first Christmas album at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Erie Trackside Manor in Port Jervis. "Everlasting," a 12-track CD of classic Christmas favo

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-24 07:01:00