Residents can apply for state and local tax relief programs

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The Assessor’s Office and the Human Services Department began taking applications for the state and local tax relief programs on Monday, Feb. 3, according to Paul Friia, town assessor. The local programs are open to homeowners who are totally disabled or who have reached the age of 65 by the date of application.  For state programs, […] [Read More]
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What’s the most romantic spot in your community?

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and everyone’s looking for a romantic spot to spend the holiday with their beloved. What’s your vote for the most romantic spot in the Westport area? Email us at ed@ctnews.com [Read More]
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Library’s annual Mini Maker Faire seeks participants

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Registration is now open for Makers for the third annual Westport Mini Maker Faire at the Westport Library and on Jesup Green. Makers are amateur as well as professional artists, biotechnology and biochemistry researchers, craftspeople, designers, educators, engineers, entrepreneurs, hobbyists, inventors, scientists and tinkerers of all ages. The Westport Mini Maker Faire is the first […] [Read More]
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Free thermal imaging program offered homeowners

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An innovative time-limited opportunity is being offered to homeowners in Westport: access a free thermal image report that provides exterior heat loss images of your home, it was announced Tuesday. Request images and learn about energy efficiency upgrades, and rebates, incentives and finance opportunities that can help you achieve such upgrades.     Building on the […] [Read More]
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Readers send in their snow photos—send us yours

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Our readers love to send in snow photos—and we love to share their photos! If you’ve got some photos from today’s storm—whether they’re cute, pretty, or amazing—send them in, and we’ll add them to our gallery! Email your pictures to ed@ctnews.com [Read More]
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Himes issues reminder about Earned Income Tax Credit

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Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today reminded constituents to apply for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), if eligible, when filing their tax returns. He also highlighted the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, a free tax assistance program that helps low-income workers and seniors prepare their taxes to ensure full and accurate returns. “The Earned […] [Read More]
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Usual Suspects Mystery Book Discussion group meets Sunday

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The Usual Suspects Mystery Book Discussion will take place on Sunday, Feb. 2 from 3 to 4 p.m. in the McManus Room of the Westport Library. The group will discuss the mystery The Cold Dish by Craig Johnson. After decades of peace between the white and Native American communities in Wyoming, a young man who was once convicted for […] [Read More]
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Zoning commission to review two text amendments

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The Planning & Zoning Commission is scheduled to review two text amendments (Amendment #666 and Amendment #668) to the Westport Zoning Regulations at its Feb. 6  meeting, Laurence Bradley, the town’s Planning & Zoning director announced this week. Amendment #666 (Application #13-056) was submitted by Richard Redniss on behalf of the New County Toyota to […] [Read More]
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