Meet the author, Spencer Quinn, at Westport Library tomorrow

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The Westport Library will present New York Times bestselling mystery author, Spencer Quinn, in conversation with Joe Meyers on Tuesday, July 21, from 7 to 8 p.m. Quinn is the author of seven previous bestselling Chet and Bernie mystery novels as well as the middle grade novel, Woof. In Scents and Sensibility, his latest entry […] [Read More]
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“Kayak to Cockenoe” tour takes place Aug. 29

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The Westport Historical Society will host a “Kayak to Cockenoe” tour on Aug. 29. The tour will be led by David Park, board member of the Norwalk River Watershed Association and author of the guidebook “Kayaking in and around the Norwalk Islands.” Park said participants have always been enthusiastic about kayaking out to the island, […] [Read More]
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Zoning commission to review 4 text amendments on July 16

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The Planning & Zoning Commission is scheduled to review four text amendments (#694, #695, #696 and #698) to the town’s Zoning Regulations on July 16, according to Larry Bradley, the town’s Planning & Zoning director. Text amendment #694 (Application #15-028) was submitted by the commission requiring uses needing 20 or more parking spaces to be […] [Read More]
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Downtown Master Plan final report presented on July 15

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The final report of the Downtown Westport Master Plan will be presented to the Board of Selectmen at a special meeting on July 15 at 7 p.m. in the Town Hall auditorium. The plan will be presented to the selectmen by the Downtown Steering Committee, which compiled the report. “This has been a thorough and […] [Read More]
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Tickets still on sale for Friday’s fireworks

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The Westport Police Athletic League and Westport Parks and Recreation will hold the annual Independence Day Fireworks Celebration on Friday at Compo Beach. Tickets can be purchased through July 3rd at the Westport Police Department at 50 Jesup Road and through July 2nd at the Parks and Recreation office at 260 Compo Road South. Tickets […] [Read More]
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North Avenue Bridge closure announced

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The state Department of Transportation has announced that the closure of the North Avenue Bridge over Route 15 will begin on June 22 while rehabilitation work is being done. The road is expected to reopen before Aug. 27. For more information, visit the ConnDOT website: http://www.ct.gov/dot/cwp/view.asp?a=2135&Q=567338 [Read More]
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Traffic advisory issued for Saturday morning due to road race

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The Police Department has issued a traffic advisory for motorists traveling  on South Compo Road, Imperial Avenue and Bridge Street due to a road race taking place Saturday morning. The 5K Fun run, which will precede the Great Duck Race, will start in the Imperial Avenue Lot at 9 a.m. and should be completed no later than […] [Read More]
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Summer programs offered for young and old

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Westport’s continuing education will be offering classes and programs this summer for children and adults. Adult programs are offered days and evenings at Staples High School with courses on computers, creative arts, fitness, sports, foreign language, and more. The computer classes are designed for those who wish to brush up skills for current jobs, those re-entering […] [Read More]
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