“Balloon float” planned June 3 at proposed cell tower site

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A planned “balloon float” test at the proposed cell tower site at 92 Greens Farms Road is scheduled for June 3, according to a press release from First Selectman Jim Marpe’s office Wednesday. “While the formal application to the Connecticut Siting Council has not been filed, nor has the required technical report been submitted to […] [Read More]
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Former Westport Baseball & Softball board member arrested

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A former member of the Westport Baseball & Softball Board of Directors has been charged with first-degree larceny for what police said was embezzling more than $40,000 in money and equipment from the organization, which oversees teams with about 1,200 youth players, including last year’s title-winning Little League and Softball teams Kevin Hlavac, 39, of Grey […] [Read More]
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Land trust offers hike of Newman-Poses Preserve June 12

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The late actor and philanthropist Paul Newman also enjoyed hiking the outdoors, donating a large parcel of land near where he lived in Westport to become an open space preserve bearing his name. Aspetuck Land Trust, managers of the preserve, announced plans for an early summer birding hike set to take place at the Newman-Poses […] [Read More]
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Opening of Longshore swimming pools delayed one week

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The opening date for the Longshore swimming pools has been delayed a week and will open on Saturday, May 31, this year, according to Stuart McCarthy, Parks & Recreation director. He said the delay is due to the “severe winter weather” this past season. The Longshore Pool Complex and Longshore Pavilion offers handicap accessible locker […] [Read More]
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Memorial Day parade begins at 9 a.m. Monday

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The Memorial Day parade will begin at 9 a.m. Monday on Riverside Avenue at Saugatuck Elementary School and will end in Parker-Harding Plaza. Memorial services will follow immediately on the Town Commons opposite Town Hall. This year’s grand marshal is Robert Satter, 90, a World War II veteran. Satter served as a radio operator with […] [Read More]
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Pedestrian tunnel at RR station to close temporarily

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The eastern pedestrian tunnel at the Saugatuck Railroad Station (also known as the old pedestrian tunnel) will be temporarily closed starting at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 23, according to a press release Monday from the Westport Police Department’s Railroad Parking Division. During this time, the tunnel will be cleaned and repainted. The new tunnel […] [Read More]
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Coleytown teacher to speak at Baseball Hall of Fame

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Paul Ferrante, a 7th grade language arts instructor at Coleytown Middle School, will speak at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y. on Aug. 7 as part of the Hall of Fame’s Summer Author Series. Ferrante, who has been writing professionally for over 20 years in the area of baseball history, will […] [Read More]
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Baron’s South neighbors’ meeting postponed to June 2

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Neighbors of Baron’s South who received invitations to an information session scheduled for Sunday, May 18, are hereby notified that the session has been postponed until Monday, June 2, at 7 p.m. at the Center for Senior Activities, Selectman Avi Kaner announced Thursday in a press release.  If you received a notification, kindly disregard it […] [Read More]
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