Tickets still on sale for Friday’s fireworks

The Westport Police Athletic League and Westport Parks and Recreation will hold the annual Independence Day Fireworks Celebration on Friday at Compo Beach. Tickets can be purchased through July 3rd at

North Avenue Bridge closure announced

The state Department of Transportation has announced that the closure of the North Avenue Bridge over Route 15 will begin on June 22 while rehabilitation work is being done. The road is expected

Traffic advisory issued for Saturday morning due to road race

The Police Department has issued a traffic advisory for motorists traveling  on South Compo Road, Imperial Avenue and Bridge Street due to a road race taking place Saturday morning. The 5K Fun run,

Summer programs offered for young and old

Westport’s continuing education will be offering classes and programs this summer for children and adults. Adult programs are offered days and evenings at Staples High School with courses on

Hurricane preparedness tips offered

The hurricane season has begun and will run until Nov. 30. “With a near miss of Hurricane Earl in 2010, a direct hit from Tropical Storm Irene in 2011, and Superstorm Sandy in 2012, now is the time to

Three sustain minor injuries in crash

Firefighters responded to a three vehicle accident with minor injuries at the bottom of the l-95 Exit 17 off ramp at 11:44 a.m. today, according to Deputy Fire Chief Robert Kepchar. Emergency

Paving prompts road closure

Due to paving operations, Greens Farms Road between Prospect and Hillspoint roads will be closed to through traffic on Thursday, June 4 and Friday, June 5, between 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., according to

Retirement celebration planned for John Dodig, Staples High School principal

A celebration is being planned in honor of John Dodig, who is retiring as Staples High School principal at the end of this school year. The event will take place on June 11 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the