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The Baron's Land..Baron Walter Langer von Langendorff mansion "Golden Shadows" Baron's South Westport Conn. 3/24/2015 Photo: Todd Tracy / Hearst Connecticut Media Group

Open Space Observer

I have been viewing the Baron’s Land issue as an outside observer. The latest twist is that the RTM might overturn a P&Z decision commemorating the Baron’s Land South as open space. At issue, all the hard work that has been done by an appointed committee to make a senior housing complex at the property. […] [Read More]
"Golden Shadows" , Dr. Baron Walter Langer von Langendorff's mansion in Westport Conn. 3/24/2015 Photo: Todd Tracy / Hearst CT Media Group

Golden Shadows Exposed — tour Baron’s mansion!

Westport’s Planning & Zoning Commission, last week, passed an amendment deeming the 22 forested acres “open space”! What I really want to say is “Thank You”! Check out the pictures! The video is comprised of the same pictures in more of a cinematic high resolution form. [Read More]

Vernal Equinox pics

  From Far from being an arbitrary indicator of the changing seasons, March 20 (March 21 in some years) is significant for astronomical reasons. On March 20, 2015, at precisely 6:45 P.M. EDT, the Sun will cross directly over the Earth’s equator. This moment is known as the vernal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere. For the Southern Hemisphere, this is […] [Read More]

Landscapes new photos

Click on photo for higher rezolution viewing – looks better that way… [Read More]
Categories: General
Jim Marpe Westport's first selectman 3/6/2015 Photo: Todd Tracy Hearst Media Group

The Near & Far Aid spring cocktail party

The Near and Far Aid Spring Gala at Mitchells was as spectacular as ever, 20 years and running. Westporters were out en-force this Friday evening for a great cause. I’m not sure of the tally this season but last year they raised over a million dollars at the event. The first person I ran into […] [Read More]

6 Degrees

Good morning, it’s six degrees outside, I am inside… [Read More]
Categories: General, Westport

Remy Chevalier – Book Sale

Must see collection – acquired over decades…!!! Remy Chevalier is hosting an open house from March 1st to March 10th 10:30 AM to 5PM The Aquarium Reading Room at 10 Knight Street in east Norwalk is closing its doors in March and moving the eclectic environmental book collection to Weston. If anyone is interested in […] [Read More]

Seasonal Affective Disorder

“Good Lord, not another polar vortex!” is my all too common sentiment these dark days. Do you get depressed when the harsh reality of winter sets in? I know I do, but this year I’ve decided to do something about it. Check the Weather Channel — not looking good. The best thing to combat the […] [Read More]