Westport RTM elects new leaders tonight

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The Westport Representative Town Meeting will elect a moderator and deputy moderator today at its monthly meeting. Moderator Hadley Rose will run for his fourth term. Deputy Moderator Jonathan Steinberg, however, will not seek re-election as he will resign soon from the RTM to prepare for his January swearing-in as Westport’s next state representative. Both […] [Read More]
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A doggone good gift

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A Top Dog could make for a great gift. At least that’s what the Westport Animal Shelter Advocates hope. The group is offering its new “Top Dog” calendar for 2011 as the perfect stocking stuffer for canine lovers this holiday season. The calendar showcases pictures of the pooches who competed for the title of Westport’s […] [Read More]
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In ‘League’ with the holiday spirit

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The League of Women Voters of Westport’s holiday luncheon fundraiser will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. next Friday at the home of Ann Sheffer and Bill Scheffler, 19 Stony Point Road. Attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable food item, which will be donated to the Gillespie Food Bank. For reservations to […] [Read More]
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Tea time is blend of festivity and charity

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The Y’s Women of Westport hosts a “Festive Holiday Tea” on Dec. 13, but they aren’t forgetting those less fortunate. Amid the good food, good friends and music, the group will be collecting donations for those in need, with the items to be distributed at a later date by Interfaith Housing and the Domestic Violence […] [Read More]
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In Westport, tour Homes for the Holiday

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The Westport Historical Society’s annual Holiday House Tour and Twilight Soirée benefits will sparkle across town Sunday. The event, which takes place regardless of the weather, is a room-by-room, guided tour of five Westport homes. The tours are set from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., followed, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. by the Twilight Soirée, […] [Read More]
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Weston schools chief leaving for new job

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Weston Superintendent of Schools Jerome R. Belair has notified the Board of Education that he is resigning effective Feb. 4, 2011, and thereafter assuming the superintendent’s position in Waterford. “Jerry has been an excellent Superintendent and we are disappointed that he has decided to leave Weston, but we understand that this is the right decision […] [Read More]
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Staples soccer defeats Warde 2-1 for FCIAC title

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Staples boys soccer won their third consecutive FCIAC championship Wednesday night with a 2-1 thrilling victory over Fairfield Warde. Fresh off their win in the semifinals over Wilton, Monday, the Wreckers were involved in a tight battle with the fourth seeded Warde squad. Midfielder Brendan Lesch broke the 1-1 tie with the go ahead goal […] [Read More]
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Shining ‘Redlight’ on human trafficking

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Westport, a community known for its high level of civic activity and for fostering dialogue on critical human rights issues around the globe, will be the scene of the Connecticut premiere of Redlight, the highly-acclaimed human trafficking documentary. The work of filmmaker Guy Jacobson with narration by UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Lucy Liu, the documentary will […] [Read More]
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