Marpe forms new group to oversee Kempter-Gunn house relocation

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The formation of an advisory group to oversee the physical movement and restoration of the historic Kemper-Gunn house from its current location on Church Lane to what will be its new location on Elm Street, within the town-owned Baldwin Parking lot, was announced Thursday by First Selectman Jim Marpe. The newly-formed “Kemper-Gunn Advisory Group” (KGAG) […] [Read More]
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Landon: Monday is a school day

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At this week’s Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Elliott Landon reminded parents and students that Monday, April 14 is “a regular school day.” Although the first day of the school system’s Spring break week, that day is a make up day due to the winter weather which caused a number of school closings. The school system’s 2013-14 […] [Read More]
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Weston man arrested for groping Stamford woman

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A Weston man was arrested for groping a woman at the Stamford Yacht Club bar early last month, police said. Wayne Hubbard, 55, of 260 Georgetown Road, was charged with fourth-degree sexual assault and released after posting a $5,000 court appearance bond. Sgt. Sean McGowan said on March 2 police were called to a Stamford […] [Read More]
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Town posts RFPs for restoration of Minuteman Statue

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 The Town of Westport has posted two RFPs that address the restoration of the Minuteman Statue and grounds located at the intersection of Compo Beach Road and Compo Road South.  The restoration project includes the entire site complex, the bronze statue and plaque, rubble stone pedestal, wrought iron fencing, the field stone wall and masonry […] [Read More]
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Westport Country Playhouse hosts season kick-off April 12

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  The following is a press release Wednesday from Westport Country Playhouse: Westport Country Playhouse will host a “2014 Season Kick-off Block Party,” on Saturday, April 12 from 4 to 7 p.m., offering a fun, party-like atmosphere with food trucks, games and activities for adults and kids, prizes, special ticket offers, and a look at the […] [Read More]
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Free Dunkin’ Donuts coffee? Not for Fairfield County

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In honor of the twin titles won by the University of Connecticut men’s and women’s basketball teams, Dunkin’ Donuts is giving away a free medium coffee to customers using the DD mobile app today. But the offer is not valid in Fairfield County. Why we don’t get the, um, perk when we’re all Husky fans […] [Read More]
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Lavielle votes to protect the privacy of student data

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The following is a press release from State Rep. Gail Lavielle’s office Tuesday afternoon: HARTFORD – State Rep. Gail Lavielle (R-143), citing strong concerns about risks to the privacy of students’ personal information, voted on Monday against a bill in a meeting of the General Assembly’s Higher Education Committee. House Bill 5831 would require the […] [Read More]
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Staples High School student Everett Sussman named “Governor’s Scholar”

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The following is a press release from the Westport Public Schools about Everett Sussman, a Staples High School junior named a Governor’s Scholar. Everett Sussman’s resume sparkles. The Staples High School junior is a math team star; a key debater with Junior State of America; a multi-faceted member of Staples Players; a pianist with Wreckers In […] [Read More]
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