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Jeff Mayer – A Timely Talk About the Civil War

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Westport Sunrise Rotary member Jeffrey Mayer talked on Friday morning about the Civil War and its meaning in a broad American context and, more narrowly, to Westport. He began by reminding members and our many guests about the meaning of Memorial Day. Shortly after the Civil War families began to decorate graves of the dead. […] [Read More]
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Sunrise Rotary Honors John Franklin

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He Makes the Music John Franklin was honored on Friday morning by Westport Sunrise Rotary – and a who’s who in Westport’s arts and humanitarian communities. Sunrise Rotary sponsored a breakfast attended by 100 members and guests at Birchwood Country Club that saw a full list of community leaders thank John for his long and […] [Read More]
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Elliott Landon Aims Higher

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Great as Westport’s schools are, School Superintendent Elliott Landon is aiming higher. To the relief of many – perhaps himself the most – he said he would not talk about the budget. Rather, he started, “We are an excellent school system, but I’m not sure that’s enough in the world our kids are entering.” Westport’s […] [Read More]
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