A shadowy spectacular in store for Westport

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Cast your eyes skyward very early tomorrow morning and you’ll likely get a spectacular view of a celestial phenomenon. And, no, it’s not the shadow of a jolly old elf, drawn in a sleigh across the moon-lit skies by flying reindeer. Instead, the moon itself is the star, as it passes through earth’s shadow, creating […] [Read More]
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Register for Westport’s continuing ed classes

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Sign up now for Westport Continuing Education’s winter/spring 2011 classes. Registration is taking place for adult classes and events, which include painting, jewelry making, mosaics, photography, culinary arts, bridge, self-hypnosis, foreign languages, dancing, computers, bus trips and more. New classes for children include ballroom dancing, just sports, math-letes, mosaics, tap dancing, study skills and February […] [Read More]
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End of the line for extra RR parking

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One more day. That extra daily parking in Lot 8 at the Saugatuck Railroad Station in Westport for the last few weeks is scheduled to come to an end tomorrow, Friday, Dec. 17. In early November, officials mailed 150 permit applications for the spots, with a return date of Nov. 30. But a a new […] [Read More]
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Job-seekers’ help rolls into Westport

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The CTWorks Career Coach will be at Westport Town Hall on Thursday. The coach will be offering a beginner’s class in 2003 Microsoft PowerPoint from 10 a.m. to noon, followed by an intermediate class in 2003 Microsoft PowerPoint from 1 to 3 p.m. The Career Coach is a training center tour bus equipped with 10 […] [Read More]
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’39 Steps’ to solving a mystery

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“The Usual Suspects,” the Westport Library’s mystery reading group, takes up the classic, “The 39 Steps,” this coming Sunday. It’s the 1915 thriller by John Buchan that has inspired several stage and screen adaptations, including a memorable version by Alfred Hitchcock. The “Suspects” meet at 2 p.m. in the library’s seminar room. New members are […] [Read More]
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‘Kid Kulture’ in spotlight tonight

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A family-friendly reception from 6 to 8 p.m. today will open the new exhibition “Kid Kulture” at the Westport Arts Center, 51 Riverside Ave. “Kid Kulture,” which runs through Feb. 20, will explore the spirit of children through the lenses of 20th-century photographers, such as August Sander, Arthur Leipzig, Morris Engel and Ruth Orkin. In […] [Read More]
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Music for holiday shoppers

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Shoppers will be treated to two hours of holiday music performed by young singers and musicians Saturday at the Barnes & Noble store in Westport. The young perfomers from Fairfield — the Tomlinson Middle School Chamber and Flute choirs and the Fairfield Ludlowe High School’s A Cappella Group — will entertain starting at 11:30 a.m. […] [Read More]
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Human-rights group greets the holidays

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Westport Group 79, a member of Amnesty International, the worldwide human-rights organization, will host its annual Holiday Action party from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday in the Seminar Room of the Westport Public Library, 20 Jesup St. Attendees will send holiday cards to human-rights defenders around the world. Refreshments will be available. For more information, […] [Read More]
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