Community meeting on Baron’s South planned for Wednesday

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There will be a Community Meeting on Wednesday, April 2, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Center for Senior Activities, 21 Imperial Ave., Selectman Avi Kaner and the Baron’s South Committee announced this week. Kaner and committee co-chairs Steve Daniels and Marty Hauhuth will begin by giving an update on the status of the […] [Read More]
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Finalists for Teen Diversity Essay Contest will be named Monday

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The three finalists in the 2014 TEAM Westport Teen Diversity Essay Contest have been selected. They will be named and recognized at an Awards Ceremony on Monday, March 31 at 6:30pm in the McManus Room of the Westport Library.  Sponsored by TEAM Westport and the Westport Library, the contest asked teens to consider the following:  […] [Read More]
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Olympian champion Dick Button to speak at library

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Olympian champion and expert skating commentator Dick Button will speak about Push Dick’s Button: A Conversation on Skating from a Good Part of the Last Century-and a Little Tomfoolery at the Westport Library. The talk will take place on Sunday, April 6 at 2 p.m. in the McManus Room. The man called the “Voice of Figure Skating” […] [Read More]
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Community Meeting on Baron’s South project planned for April 2

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There will be a Community Meeting on Wednesday, April 2,  from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Center for Senior Activities, 21 Imperial Ave., Selectman Avi Kaner and the Baron’s South Committee announced Wednesday. Kaner and committee co-chairs Steve Daniels and Marty Hauhuth will begin by giving an update on the status of the project, the […] [Read More]
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Bernhard appointed to serve on Public Defender’s Commission

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G. Kenneth Bernhard was appointed Feb. 28  to serve on the Connecticut Public Defender’s Commission by Senator John Mc Kinney, the Connecticut Senate Minority Leader. The Commission is part of the State’s legal justice system and is responsible for overseeing the Connecticut Public Defender’s Office. “I am honored to have been selected to serve in […] [Read More]
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Westport Public Schools designated Best Community for Music Ed in America

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The Westport Public Schools is pleased to announce that, for the second consecutive year, Westport has been honored as a designated “Best Community for Music Education in America” by the NAMM Foundation. NAMM is a national non-profit foundation for supporting music education, the SupportMusic Foundation, and the National Association for Music Education. The following is […] [Read More]
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School system is first in state to connect to the CT Education Network

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The Westport Public Schools has become the first K-12 school district in the state to connect to the Connecticut Education Network (CEN) using Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6), school officials announced Wednesday.   Like at-home Internet providers Optimum Online and AT&T, CEN provides Internet access to all K-12 school districts, libraries, and state universities throughout Connecticut.  Using […] [Read More]
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A few of your favorite things – about Westport

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The California-based real estate site Movoto recently named the 10 best places to live in Connecticut, and Westport made the list. They ranked towns and cities based on the following 7 criteria: Total amenities Quality of life (cost of living, median home price, median rent, median household income, and student-teacher ratio) Total crimes Tax rates […] [Read More]
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