A new canine event is coming to Fairfield and more


The City Clerk reminds dog owners in Fairfield that dogs six months or older must be registered by July 1 each year.

Licenses can be purchased at the Fairfield Clerk’s Office from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

A current anti-rabies certificate is required.

The fee for a spayed or spayed dog is $8. If a dog has not been repaired, the fee is $19. A spay or neuter certificate must be presented to qualify for the lower fee the first time a dog is registered.

A penalty of $1 per month is added to the license fees after June 30.

Online renewals are available through July 31 on the city’s website, fairfieldct.org.

Send the required certificates and checks for the appropriate amount payable to Fairfield Town Clerk to Betsy P. Browne, Town Clerk, 611 Old Post Road, Fairfield, CT 06824, along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope requesting the license by mail.

Devlin, Operation Hope is holding a diaper drive

State Representative Laura Devlin (R-134) and Operation Hope are hosting their fifth annual diaper drive to help any Fairfield neighbor in need.

Operation Hope does not have enough layers to meet community demand.

Donations are being accepted until June 24 at: Fairfield Wood Branch Library, 1147 Fairfield Woods Road; Fairfield Public Library, at 1080 Old Post Road; the Old City Hall, 611 Old Post Road; A kindergarten, at 100 Mona Terrace; St. Timothy’s at 4670 Congress St.; and St. Paul’s, at 661 Old Post Road.

Devlin will be at Saugatuck Sweets from 1-2 p.m. on June 25 with Fairfield First Selectwoman Brenda L. Kupchick to wrap up the diaper drive.

Call 800-842-1423 or 203-254-2935 for any questions or visits operationhopect.org.

Fairfield cadet commissioned

U.S. Army Second Lieutenant John Feeney of Fairfield was recently one of four cadets commissioned by the Providence College Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.

The commissioning took place at the school’s War Memorial Grotto with Providence College President Rev. Kenneth R. Sicard, OP, delivering welcoming remarks.

New officers will be responsible for leading platoons and companies across the Army’s range of operations as second lieutenants. Active duty lieutenants serve full-time as Army leaders, while National Guard lieutenants serve part-time with their respective National Guardsmen.

Feeney earned an undergraduate degree in history and graduated Cum Laude.

He will undergo basic officer leadership training at Fort Lee, Va., and then be assigned to the Transportation Branch of the Connecticut National Guard.

The local business celebrates its 25th anniversary

Universal Printing and Mailing Services, Inc. recently celebrated its 25th anniversary with a ribbon-cutting ceremony presided over by Fairfield First Selectwoman Brenda Kupchick.

The company is a long-time member of the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce.

Since 1997, Universal Printing has provided printing, direct mail and signage services to its customers. Over the past 25 years, Universal has continued to add new equipment, services and employees to maintain the standards of excellence and its high level of quality where it stands today.

The business has always been family owned and operated.

It was started by Shelley Llewellyn in 1997 at the age of 27. She quit her corporate printing job and decided to start her own business. As the business began to grow, her husband, Bill Llewellyn, left his job at Sotheby’s auction house to join the business in 2000. Together they grew the business and raised two children: Tyler and Cassie .

Universal Printing and Mailing Services, Inc. is located and based in Fairfield at 75 Ardmore St.

Visit https://www.universalprinting4u.com or call 203-330-0611 for more information.

Rotary Club Announces Community Pillars Awards

The Rotary Club of Fairfield has announced its 2022 Pillars of the Community awards: Kelly Maffel, of Woofgang; Rocky Progano, of RipRour; George Markley, humanitarian; Alex Plitsas; patriot; and the Fairfield Community Emergency Response Team.

The awards recognize those who live Rotary’s motto, “Service Before Self.”

The awards ceremony will take place on Monday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Gaelic American Club at 74 Beach Road in Fairfield, and allows the Club to highlight the work and commitment of the winners.

Tickets are $40 per person and include heavy appetizers, desserts, and soft drinks.

A cash bar is available.

RSVPs for the event are expected by June 3.

More information is available at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2022RotaryPillars.

Fairfield Dog Days will be organized for the first time

Fairfield Dog Days will be held June 19 at Old Town Hall from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The event will be hosted by Pet Pantry Warehouse, which has a location in Fairfield. The company is partnering with nonprofit Operation Hope Connecticut, Woofgang & Co., and Adopt-a-Dog for the event.

Activities will include K9 Demonstrations, Dog Lover Lure Races, Radar Race, Kids Zone, Face Painting, Cartoonist, Pet Pantry Bone Bar, Ice Cream Pawlour, Sniffari and food trucks.

Visit Facebook for more information.


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