Office of Emergency Management encourages comments on Action Plan

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The State of Connecticut Department of Housing is seeking public comment on the DRAFT Substantial Amendment to the Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Action Plan [PDF]. The Westport Office of Emergency Management encourages all resident to submit comments on Connecticut’s draft Community Development Block Grant Action Plan. A thirty-day comment period on the DRAFT […] [Read More]
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Zoning commission will review two new text amendments Feb. 27

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 The Planning & Zoning Commission is scheduled to review two text amendments (Amendment #669 and Amendment #672) to the Westport Zoning Regulations at a Feb. 27 public hearing, Laurence Bradley, Planning & Zoning director, announced Wednesday. Amendment #669 (Application #13-065) was submitted by Karen Johnson on behalf of DC Kemper-Gunn, LLC to modify the zoning regulations […] [Read More]
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Weston has a snow Day

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The snow has closed Weston schools for the day. From the Weston Public Schools site: “Due to the impending storm, all campus activities and offices will be closed today, Tuesday, February 18th.   This includes school-related sporting events, Weston Basketball Association activities, Parks and Recreation activities, and swimming pool use.” [Read More]
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Arts Center offers a family arts day next month

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The Westport Arts Center will offer a “Family Art Day: All About Toys” on March 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Using repurposed materials, participants will build, assemble and create works of art inspired by toys. The winner of the 2014 Toy Makers III competition will also be announced. The event, which is for […] [Read More]
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Program will offer help getting to the next chapter of life

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A program that will offer strategies that will help you to move along to the desired next chapter of life is being offered at the Westport Center for Senior Activities next month. Called “I am Ready for the Next Chapter of My Life but I am Stuck in This One,” the program will reflect on […] [Read More]
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Sunshine Rotary Club is accepting grant applications from non-profits

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The Westport Sunrise Rotary Club’s Charitable Giving Committee has announced that it is now accepting applications for 2014. Last year Sunrise Rotary approved 17 grants to non-profit organizations actively involved in Westport, Norwalk, Darien and Bridgeport.  “Rotary members give their talent, time and resources to provide financial assistance to local social services organizations as well […] [Read More]
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Three-day “Not Yet Famous Artists” workshop offered kids ages 5 to 12

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The “Not Yet Famous Artists” workshop for kids will take place over three days at the Westport Historical Society. Kids who like to draw and paint will have the chance to brush up on their skills during this three-day February vacation break workshop.  The program, for ages 5 to 12,  running from Tuesday, Feb 18 to […] [Read More]
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PageTurners Book Discussion Group will meet Tuesday at library

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The PageTurners Book Discussion Group meet Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Sheffer Reading Room of the Westport Library. The group will be discussing  The Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye. It’s 1845, and New York City forms its first police force. The great potato famine hits Ireland. These two events will […] [Read More]
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