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Help us cover Westport’s First Night!

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This New Year’s Eve, many of you will take part in parties and other celebrations across southwest Connecticut, and beyond. Send in your photos to ed@ctnews.com or post them on our Facebook page to make sure you get in our photo galleries covering the evening’s revelries, including Westport’s own First Night festival. [Read More]
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Your Photos: Prettiest Christmas Trees of 2013

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Earlier this week, we asked you to share photos of your Christmas trees, and you delivered.  Above are the best pictures of Christmas trees that our readers sent in this week. Do you have one  you’d like to see added to the gallery? Email it to ed@ctnews.com. [Read More]
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Playhouse lauded by WSJ critic

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Wall Street Journal theater critic Terry Treachout has named the Westport Country Playhouse his theater company of the year in a year-end “Best of 2013″ column. In a compendium of kudos citing Broadway and a few regional theaters, Treachout said Playhouse artistic director Mark Lamos “has turned a spotty suburban troupe into an artistic powerhouse.” […] [Read More]
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Cute Christmas Trees—Now Show Us Yours

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These Christmas trees from around the country range from gigantic to tiny, from plywood to bushy pine, decorated in all manner of styles. But we want to add pictures of your trees to this gallery—big, small, fancy, or cheap, it doesn’t matter. Christmas trees are potent symbols of family no matter what they look like. […] [Read More]
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Hands-Only CPR classes offered free of charge Jan. 3

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Hands-Only CPR training classes will be offered next month for the general public, the Westport Volunteer Emergency Medical Service (WVEMS) has announced. The classes are offered free of charge. Students will learn how to perform hands-only CPR (no mouth-to-mouth) for an adult who does not show signs of life. They will also learn how to use an automated external defibrillator […] [Read More]
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Marpe issues holiday message

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Westport First Selectman Jim Marpe has issued the following holiday message: “The holiday season is upon us and I want to extend my best wishes for peace and prosperity, not just for Westport, but for the world. “We are truly blessed to live in a wonderful town where people are passionate about the community. We […] [Read More]
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Church finds location for its Christmas gathering

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A Community Christmas Open House will take place Christmas Day from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Senior Center, according to The Rev. Alison Patton, pastor at the  Saugatuck Congregational Church. Patton said that, unlike in previous years, this won’t be a sit-down meal, but rather a reception with snacks, music and entertainment. The congregational church has […] [Read More]
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Club for middle school students holds winter session

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Human Services Director Barbara Butler announces the scheduling of a winter session of the Toquet Leadership Club (TLC) for the town’s middle school students in grades 6 and 7. The five-week program held at Toquet Hall will run on Wednesdays after school, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. from Jan. 15 to Feb. 12. This program combines the principles and practices […] [Read More]
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