Career training Thursday at Town Hall

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The CTWorks Career Coach will visit Westport Town Hall, 110 Myrtle Ave., on Thursday, Oct. 11. The mobile unit, a bus with 10 wireless computer labs, will offer a beginner’s class in PowerPoint 2007 from 10 a.m. to noon, followed by an intermediate class in PowerPoint 2007 from 1 to 3 p.m. The coach, which […] [Read More]
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Here comes the Sun: Solar house tour today

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Three Westport residents will open their solar-powered homes to the public today (Saturday, Oct. 6) as part of a National Solar Tour program. Kevin Green will offer tours of his home at 35 Gorham Ave. at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., according to a release. He will demonstrate how his home generates about 80 percent […] [Read More]
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Voting: Easy links for how, where

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Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6 — that’s less than six weeks away. At stake for Westport voters are, of course, the presidential contest, seats in the U.S. Senate and House, and seats in the state Senate and House. In other words, “lots.” If you’re not a registered voter, here’s an easy way to do […] [Read More]
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Rotary’s Lobster Fest: ‘Shore’ sounds like fun

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Hit the beach on the first day of fall. Even autumn officially starts officials at 10:49 a.m. Saturday, the Westport Rotary has plans to entice a big crowd to Compo Beach that afternoon under what forecasters say should be pretty balmy skies — sunny & temps near 80 — for the club’s first Lobster Fest. […] [Read More]
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Timely info about Metro-North Railroad

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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 on time an overall average of 95.5 percent of the time. That’s nearly 2 percent off the on-time average so far this year, which […] [Read More]
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Does Westport need an ethics code?

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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 planned from 7 to 9 p.m. in the library’s McManus Room. It is open to the public, and the league said the […] [Read More]
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Westport, get ‘Solarized’ on Tuesday

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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 purchasing program with a pre-qualified solar installer, Encon Solar, according to a release from town officials. Until Dec. 14, Westporters will have an opportunity to […] [Read More]
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On a roll: Career Coach coming to Westport

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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 2007 from 10 a.m. to noon, followed by an intermediate class in Word 2007 from 1 to 3 p.m. The Career […] [Read More]
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