Yearly Archive for 2012

: 2012

Cruise to Cockenoe Island in a kayak

Cruisin’ in a kayak to Cockenoe. That’s what you can do on the third annual kayak tour to Cockenoe Island on Saturday, Aug. 18, sponsored by the Westport Historical Society. The event will take place

Lights, cameras … not much action on Beachside Avenue

While there will likely be very limited — if any — public access in the stretch of Beachside Avenue in Westport tonight during the hours that President Obama attends a fundraising reception hosted by

Wanted: Westport justices of the peace

Registered Westport voters who are not members of one of the two major political parties, the town wants you! Town Clerk Patricia Strauss is seeking voters who are not registered with the Democratic

Be there for ‘Lost in Space’ B9 robot’s Westport visit

“Danger, Will Robinson! Danger!!” Anyone old enough to remember the kitschy 1960s TV series, “Lost in Space” — or seen the show endlessly re-run long thereafter — will no doubt remember the

Help kids in need with school supplies

Support is being sought for the “Back to School” program, sponsored for Westport families who need help with supplies or clothing for the new academic year. The program will take place from Aug. 6

Bargain books today, free tomorrow at library

The weekend is over, but the 20th Giant Summer Book Sale at the Westport continues today and tomorrow. And good news for the frugally minded — everything is half-price today (Monday, July 23) and even

Westport Fine Arts Festival this weekend

Downtown Westport will be transformed into a celebration of the arts Saturday and Sunday for the 39th annual Westport Fine Arts Festival organized by the Downtown Merchants Association. This year’s

Book the dates for Westport Library’s ‘giant’ sale

Book the dates. The “Giant Summer Book Sale” of the Westport Public Library, 20th annual edition, is set from Saturday, July 21, to Tuesday, July 24, at the library, 20 Jesup Road. The sale, the

Inaugural ride for new Westport transit group

Hitting the road: That’s what a new committee examining public transportation in Westport is about to do. The Citizens Transit Committee, a group organized in the wake of this spring budget flap over

Reptile invasion on Saturday

Leapin’ lizards. Well, let’s hope not. More like “limo lizards” will be on hand when the Zoomobile from the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport rolls into Westport on Saturday, July 7, with a cargo of