Construction at Greens Farms train station begins Thursday

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 There will be construction at the Greens Farms train station beginning Thursday, according to the Police Department’s Railroad Parking Division. The work will involve the removal of the wooden steps that lead up from New Creek Road to the platforms on both sides of the tracks. A new foundation will be set and new granite […] [Read More]
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Arts, technology focus of TEA Talk this month

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First Selectman Jim Marpe will present opening remarks on Sunday,  Oct. 26, at 2 p.m. in the Westport Town Hall Auditorium when the Westport Arts Advisory Committee (WAAC) presents its first “TEA Talk” (Thinkers, Educators, Artists). Both the event and a reception at the Westport Historical Society immediately following are free and open to the […] [Read More]
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Selectmen accept “Three Foot Law” signs from bicycle club

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At its meeting on Oct. 8, the Westport Board of Selectmen, acting in its capacity as Traffic Authority, unanimously accepted three “3 Feet Please” signs donated to the town by the Sound Cyclists Bicycle Club.  These signs publicize Connecticut’s three foot law, which requires that drivers allow at least three feet of separation when overtaking […] [Read More]
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Construction work on Greens Farms Road could mean delays

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Greens Farms Road between Sherwood Island Connector and Hillspoint Road will be under construction from Oct. 21 through Nov. 26, the Public Works Department announced Wednesday. There will be alternating one-way traffic during the daytime and raised structures in the road for the duration of construction.  Motorists should expect delays and seek alternate routes.   […] [Read More]
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Town’s annual Children’s Halloween Parade set for Oct. 29

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The annual Children’s Halloween Parade will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 29, the Parks and Recreation Department, the Downtown Merchants Association and Westport P.A.L. announced Tuesday in a press release. Children and parents are asked to meet at the corner of Post Road and Main Street (in front of the former YMCA) at 3:30 p.m. The […] [Read More]
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For Nov. 4 election: Registrars’ office hours and registration deadlines

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The Registrars of Voters office will be open Monday through Friday, except for holidays, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for voter registration. The office will also be open on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Tuesday, Oct. 28, until 8 p.m. for special enrollment sessions. The deadline for in-person registration […] [Read More]
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Staples High School’s Fall “Parlor” Choral Concert

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The Staples High School’s Fall “Parlor” Choral Concert will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. The first concert of the 2014-15 school year will take place in the Staples High School auditorium and feature four high school choral ensembles under the direction of  Luke Rosenberg, director of Choral Music at the school. Admission […] [Read More]
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Six residents to get a total of $587,411 in FEMA grants

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Westport residents are among the first to receive federal Superstorm Sandy Hazard Mitigation grants, First Selectman Jim Marpe announced Tuesday. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded six Westport residents a total of $587,441 in grants to assist with costs incurred in elevating their homes to protect against future flooding and storms, Marpe said […] [Read More]
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