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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First selectman gives update on today’s snowstorm

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First Selectman Jim Marpe says that Town Hall offices are now closed for the day so that staff can get home safely during the break in the storm.   He said the town’s snow plow drivers were called in this morning at 4 a..m. and were plowing during the early stages of the storm. “They are now […] [Read More]
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Town deals with 9th snowstorm of the season

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It was a quiet day at Town Hall today, according to First Selectman Jim Marpe, who said people must have heeded the warning to stay home and off the roads during the snowstorm. He said that, although there were Town Hall employees working today, no one showed up at Town Hall to do any business. […] [Read More]
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