Cause of condo fire still under investigation

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The cause of an early-morning fire that heavily damaged a Harvest Commons Condominium unit early Thursday is still under investigation, Fire Marshal Ed Zygmant said later in the day. “At this time, it doesn’t appears to be suspicious,” he added. Zygmant didn’t have a dollar amount of damage to unit 506, but said the damage was substantial. […] [Read More]
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Arts Center will present a “Jazz Jam” next month

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The Westport Arts Center will be presenting a “Jazz Jam” on Thursday, March 13, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Center at 51 Riverside Drive. Jam sessions will mix professionals, semi-professionals with up and coming jazz students in a fun, informal, and free-wheeling jam session led by WAC jazz director, Brian Torff.   The […] [Read More]
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Selectmen and Traffic and Water Pollution Control authoriities hold public hearing

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The Board of Selectmen, Traffic Authority and Water Pollution Control Authority will hold a public hearing Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. in Town Hall Room 309/307.   Following is the agenda posted on the Town Hall website: 1. To take such action as the meeting may determine to approve the minutes of the Board of Selectmen’s public hearing […] [Read More]
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No injuries in Westport condo fire

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A fire that began in the basement of a Westport condominium burned through the floor, forcing firefighters to evacuate the basement, Assistant Chief William Dingee said. The fire at 506 Harvest Commons, a condominium on Post Road East was reported at 3:54 a.m. Thursday morning, and firefighters were still on the scene at 8:30 a.m. […] [Read More]
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Office of Emergency Management encourages comments on Action Plan

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The State of Connecticut Department of Housing is seeking public comment on the DRAFT Substantial Amendment to the Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Action Plan [PDF]. The Westport Office of Emergency Management encourages all resident to submit comments on Connecticut’s draft Community Development Block Grant Action Plan. A thirty-day comment period on the DRAFT […] [Read More]
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Zoning commission will review two new text amendments Feb. 27

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 The Planning & Zoning Commission is scheduled to review two text amendments (Amendment #669 and Amendment #672) to the Westport Zoning Regulations at a Feb. 27 public hearing, Laurence Bradley, Planning & Zoning director, announced Wednesday. Amendment #669 (Application #13-065) was submitted by Karen Johnson on behalf of DC Kemper-Gunn, LLC to modify the zoning regulations […] [Read More]
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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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