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Police: Westport man played lawyer to win settlement

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TRUMBULL – Police said a Westport man, passing himself off as a lawyer able to practice in this state, represented a Trumbull woman in the settlement of a car crash lawsuit. Stephen R. Krawitz, 62, settled the case for the local woman, keeping more than $30,000 of the settlement for his own “legal fee,” police […] [Read More]
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Thomas F. Cummings casts ballot in Tuesday's Republican primary at Saugatuck Elementary School. Photo: Anne M. Amato

Slow, and mostly steady, voting in Westport

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From Westport News reporter Anne Amato: “I always think it’s everyone’s duty to be knowledgeable and vote what you think,” Thomas F. Cummings said after voting at Saugatuck Elementary School on Tuesday. “It’s your duty as a citizen.” As of 2 p.m. in Westport,  41 local registered Republicans cast their votes at that school in […] [Read More]
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Presentations on future downtown plans announced

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 As a part of the “Your Downtown” campaign, the Downtown Steering Committee will host a series of three public presentations to inform residents about upcoming downtown projects currently in development, or being planned, First Selectman Jim Marpe announced Thursday. The presentations will take place over the next few weeks with the first one planned for Monday, […] [Read More]
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Westport’s Sherwood Island State Park receives upgrades

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WESTPORT – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday broke ground to renovate and modernize the pavilion at Sherwood Island State Park. “With important investments here at Sherwood Island and throughout our park system, we are helping make certain to provide first-rate outdoor recreation opportunities for our residents and visitors for many years to come,” Malloy said. […] [Read More]
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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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