A grand opening and ribbon cutting for the new Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott near the Mall at Wellington Green took place Thursday, Jan. 24. Guests were welcomed by live music and stunning décor. Since the hotel is also dog friendly, special guests included pups from Big Dog Ranch Rescue. The area’s newest hotel is located at 10616 W. Forest Hill Blvd. in Wellington. For more information, visit www.fairfieldinn.com.