Town’s “Back to School Program” offers backpacks and school supplies

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The town’s 2014 “Back to School Program” will run from Monday, Aug. 4 through Friday, Aug. 8 at Town Hall, according to Barbara Butler, director of the town’s Department of Human Services. This program offers new backpacks and school supplies as well as Walmart and Payless gift cards to income-eligible families with children in Westport, she explained. […] [Read More]
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Westport Country Playhouse announces its Family Festivities Series

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Westport Country Playhouse announces its 2014-15 Family Festivities Series beginning in the fall, featuring productions based on children’s classic stories, including “Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse,” “The Lightning Thief,” “Dog Loves Books,” and “Curious George.”  Tickets are now on sale. There will be a free-of-charge Family Festivities Kick-off Party on Sunday, November 9, from 1 to […] [Read More]
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Free compter classes offered at CTWorks Career Coach July 17

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The CTWorks Career Coach will be at Westport Town Hall on Thursday, July 17, Barbara Butler, director of the town’s Department of Human Services announced Friday. The Coach will offer a beginner’s class  from 10 am to noon, followed by an intermediate class in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 from 1 to 3 pm.  Contact the […] [Read More]
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Westport postpones fireworks to Monday

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The Westport Police Athletic League and the Westport Parks and Recreation after reviewing the projected weather forecast for Thursday July 3rd, will reschedule the Fireworks Celebration to Monday July 7th 2014 at Compo Beach. “Due to the projected weather forecast, we felt that it was necessary that we reschedule the fireworks display,” the groups said […] [Read More]
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Drug drop container now in police department lobby

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A permanent prescription drug drop container has been placed in the lobby of the Police Department, Police Capt. Sam Arciola announced Wednesday. “The Westport Police Department recognized the need for a permanent prescription drug container after participating in the Drug Take Back programs over the last several years,” according to  Arciola. “The Drug Drop Container will allow […] [Read More]
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Second Downtown Visioning Workshop planned for June 30

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As part of  the “Your Downtown” campaign, a second Downtown Visioning Workshop will be held on Monday, June 30, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the McManus Room at the Westport Library, First Selectman Jim Marpe announced Tuesday. The workshop is a critical part of the development of the Downtown Westport Master Plan, he said. The […] [Read More]
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Two new text amendments on zoning commission’s June 19 agenda

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On June 19, the Planning & Zoning Commission is scheduled to review two text amendments (Amendment #676 and Amendment #677) to the Westport zoning regulations, Laurence Bradley, the town’s Planning & Zoning director announced Tuesday. Text Amendment #676 (Application #14-021) was submitted by the Planning & Zoning Commission to amend the existing excavation and fill […] [Read More]
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Malloy pledges investments in Metro-North

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HARTFORD – Governor Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday toured the New Haven Rail Yard and pledged to continue investing in the Metro-North Commuter Railroad. The rail yard is undergoing a $1.15 billion, multi-year upgrade and expansion and Malloy noted that last week the State Bond Commission committed $80 million toward the project, which will pay […] [Read More]
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