$3 million in state bonds slated for Route 33 project

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State Rep. Jonathan Steinberg (D-Westport) has announced the approval of the state bond allocation bill on the floor of the House late Tuesday evening.  The bill,  SB 29,  authorizes and adjusts bonds of the state for capital improvements and transportation.    As part of the bill, Westport will be in line to receive $3 million for completion […] [Read More]
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Robert Satter named Memorial Day Grand Marshal

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Robert Satter, a veteran of World War II, has been selected as the Grand Marshal for the Memorial Day Parade to be held on Monday, May 26, William Vornkahl, president of the Westport Veterans Council, announced Wednesday. Satter volunteered for active duty in World War II in November of 1942.  Serving as a radio operator […] [Read More]
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Records Division at PD closed from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday

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The Westport Police Department Records Division will be closed on Thursday from 10 a.m.to 1 p.m. so that employees may attend the funeral of Janet Stefan, the Records Division’s Railroad Parking clerk.     [Read More]
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Marpe names search committee for operations director post

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    First Selectman Jim Marpe has appointed a five-person search committee to interview candidates for the position of the town’s operations director. The committee will be chaired by Pete Wolgast, who served as executive assistant to a former first selectman. The committee also includes Ralph Chetcuti, the town’s personnel director; Karen Hess, communications specialist; Dan […] [Read More]
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Safer Home Task Force deals with the issue of hoarding

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The Safer Homes Task Force is a group of town department representatives from Westport and Weston that is committed to promoting a safe and healthy living environment for the hoarder. In addition, the task force places great emphasis on keeping the first responders safe when responding to homes with heavy content or other hazardous conditions Members […] [Read More]
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It’s time to renew your railroad parking permits

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The expiration date for all railroad parking permits is June 30, according to a press release from the Police Department’s Railroad Parking Division Tuesday. Renewal letters have been sent out to all permit holders. For the first time, permit renewal letters have been sent by email to permit holders with a valid email address on […] [Read More]
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Residents reminded to apply for tax relief programs

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Residents are reminded that the Assessor’s Office and the Human Services Department are continuing to take applications for the state and local tax relief programs, Assessor Paul Friia announced today.  The programs are open to homeowners who are totally disabled or who have reached the age of 65 by the date of application.  Application deadlines for […] [Read More]
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Bicycle response training offered regional EMS and police

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The following is a press release from Westport EMS: Westport Emergency Medical Service is sponsoring a Bicycle Response Certification Training Program for regional EMS and police personnel. The four days of training began last weekend and continues this weekend. Participating in this program are members of Westport EMS, Stratford EMS, Greenwich PD, Hamden PD, and Bridgeport […] [Read More]
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