Westport Center study will be presented Dec. 1

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The Village District Steering Committee will hold a meeting next month to present a draft of the National Register Nomination Study for Westport Center, according to Francis Henkels, committee chair. The meeting will take place on Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Town Hall auditorium. Included in the presentation will be the significance of […] [Read More]
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Sherwood Island funding approved by state Bond Commission

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State funds for improvements at Sherwood Island State Park were approved at Wednesday’s meeting of the state Bond Commission, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced. The funding will finance the design phase of a pair of projects and will be allocated from a $3,804,625 pool approved today by the Commission.    “Sherwood Island is one of the […] [Read More]
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Road closure announced

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Greens Farms Road between Prospect Road and the Sherwood Island Connector will be closed for paving on Saturday, Nov. 22, the Public Works Department announced Wednesday. The project needs to be completed earlier than expected due to current and anticipated weather conditions. Motorists should expect delays and should seek alternate routes. [Read More]
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Westport PAL ice skating rink opens for the new season Friday

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The Westport PAL  ice skating rink at Longshore is ready to kick off the new season with a newly expanded rink, extended weekend hours, and an improved DJ sound system, Westport PAL (Police Athletic League) president Capt. Sam Arciola announced Tuesday. The new season will begin Friday with extended weekend hours for the public until […] [Read More]
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Police announce annual Holiday Toy Drive

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A Holiday Toy Drive for underprivileged children throughout Fairfield County and beyond will take place next month. The annual toy drive, sponsored by the Westport Police Department Local Union #2080 and Police Benevolent Association, will take place in the parking lot of The Athletic Shoe Factory at 1560 Post Road East. New, unopened and unwrapped toys, […] [Read More]
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Road closure Tuesday morning as Kemper Gunn House is moved

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The First Selectman’s office announced today that a section of Elm Street will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 18, from approximately 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. for the move of the Kemper Gunn House from its current location on Church Street to the Baldwin Parking Lot on Elm Street.  There will be no impact on Church […] [Read More]
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Bedford Middle School students participate in “Run for Kids”

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More than 30 students from Bedford Middle School participated in the Save the Children’s “Run for Kids” at the Wakeman Fields this week. The students were able to run as many half mile laps as they chose to contribute to the school goal of 26.2 miles. The students ran a combined 68.5 miles.  Donations went […] [Read More]
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Drunk driving simulation set for Saturday at Staples High

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The Westport Police Youth Collaborative (WPYC) and the Teen Awareness Group (TAG) will be conducting a “Drunk Driving Simulation” at Staples High School on Saturday, Oct. 25, from noon to 2 p.m. The event will take place at the high school’s football field. This is a one-day program, presented by the Westport Police Department in collaboration with […] [Read More]
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