Connecticut, Westport graduation rates rise

HARTFORD — Connecticut’s high school graduation rate increased for the fourth consecutive year, state officials announced on Wednesday. In addition, the gap between graduation rates of black and white

Town plans to apply to FEMA’s flood mitigation assistance program

The following is a press release from the office of Fire Chief Andrew Kingsbury: The Town of Westport announced Tuesday its intent to apply to FEMA’s Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) program for

RTM member Don Bergmann resigns

Don Bergmann has resigned his position on the Representative Town Meeting, according to an email Tuesday from the office of First Selectman Jim Marpe. It says the town, in accordance with the Town

Inclusionary Housing Zone changes proposed

On May 15, the Planning & Zoning Commission is scheduled to review a text amendment to the Westport Zoning Regulations. Laurence Bradley, Westport Planning & Zoning director, announced

$3 million in state bonds slated for Route 33 project

State Rep. Jonathan Steinberg (D-Westport) has announced the approval of the state bond allocation bill on the floor of the House late Tuesday evening.  The bill,  SB 29,  authorizes and adjusts bonds

Robert Satter named Memorial Day Grand Marshal

Robert Satter, a veteran of World War II, has been selected as the Grand Marshal for the Memorial Day Parade to be held on Monday, May 26, William Vornkahl, president of the Westport Veterans Council,

Records Division at PD closed from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday

The Westport Police Department Records Division will be closed on Thursday from 10 1 p.m. so that employees may attend the funeral of Janet Stefan, the Records Division’s Railroad Parking

Marpe names search committee for operations director post

    First Selectman Jim Marpe has appointed a five-person search committee to interview candidates for the position of the town’s operations director. The committee will be chaired by Pete