Yearly Archive for 2012

: 2012

Timely info about Metro-North Railroad

Below average. That’s what Metro-North Railroad reports on-time performance was for trains on its New Haven Line during July. According to the just-released figures, trains on the New Haven Line ran

Does Westport need an ethics code?

The League of Women Voters of Westport plans to unveil a proposed ethics code for town officials and employees during a meeting Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Westport Public Library. The meeting is

Westport, get ‘Solarized’ on Tuesday

Westport is one of four communities in the state selected to participate in a solar photovoltaic (electric) and solar hot water pilot program, Solarize Connecticut. This is a time-limited group

On a roll: Career Coach coming to Westport

The CTWorks Career Coach — a mobile jobs-training center — has scheduled a session Sept. 13 at Westport Town Hall. During the local visit, the coach will offer a beginner’s class in Microsoft Word

Westport beach season ebbs

Here’s a reminder about lifeguard staffing at Westport’s beaches for the last “official” weekend of the summer season. While there have been no lifeguards on duty at Burying Hill Beach on weekdays

Smokin’ hot blues — and food — downtown

Downtown Westport will soon be the site of mouth-watering barbecue and live blues as the 5th annual Blues, View & BBQ Festival is set to take place Saturday, Sept. 1, and Sunday, Sept. 2. Hours

Teenflix: ‘Sandlot’ subs for ‘Office Space’

Now pinch hitting, “The Sandlot.” There’s been a change on the marquee for tonight’s movie to be shown at the Levitt Pavilion for the weekly Teenflix series. Instead of Mike Judge’s “Office Space,”

Westport Roundtable: Downtown

Welcome to the Westport Roundtable, a new podcast series from the Westport News. Hosted by Westport News staff writer Paul Schott, the Roundtable will feature group discussions of some of the most

Community service, middle school-style

Registration is taking place for Westport’s Community Service Corps, an after-school program in which middle-school students perform community service by helping local non-profit organizations. The

Voting info for Tuesday primary in Westport

Balloting will take place in Westport and across the state Tuesday for voters registered with the Democratic and Republican parties to choose their respective standard-bearers for an open U.S. Senate