North Avenue Bridge one way traffic begins Wednesday

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Beginning tomorrow, the North Avenue Bridge will be open for alternating, one-way traffic from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays only, First Selectman Jim Marpe announced Tuesday afternoon. The bridge will be closed evenings and weekends until the repair work being done on it is completed in late October. Most importantly, this arrangement will allow […] [Read More]
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Church Lane closure tomorrow due to construction work

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In the interest of public safety, to avoid traffic congestion in the downtown area, and to minimize neighborhood disruption, the town has approved early morning construction work (concrete pouring) at Bedford Square on Thursday, according to a press release. Beginning at approximately 4 a.m., Church Lane from its intersection at Elm Street to Post Road […] [Read More]
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Church presents its Luau & Family Festival Aug. 22

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St. Luke’s Church will be presenting its Luau & Family Festival on Saturday, Aug. 22, from 2 to 10 p.m. There will be a pig roast, hula and fire dancers, and fire eaters. This alcohol-free event will also offer “touch a fire truck” and a variety of games as well as a water slide. There […] [Read More]
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Church Lane will be closed for construction work Wednesday

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The town has approved early morning construction Wednesday for construction work at the Bedford Square site. The approval was done to minimize neighborhood disruption, according to a press release from First Selectman Jim Marpe’s office. Beginning at approximately 5 a.m., Church Lane, from its intersection at Elm Street to Post Road East will be closed. […] [Read More]
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Meet the author, Spencer Quinn, at Westport Library tomorrow

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The Westport Library will present New York Times bestselling mystery author, Spencer Quinn, in conversation with Joe Meyers on Tuesday, July 21, from 7 to 8 p.m. Quinn is the author of seven previous bestselling Chet and Bernie mystery novels as well as the middle grade novel, Woof. In Scents and Sensibility, his latest entry […] [Read More]
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“Kayak to Cockenoe” tour takes place Aug. 29

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The Westport Historical Society will host a “Kayak to Cockenoe” tour on Aug. 29. The tour will be led by David Park, board member of the Norwalk River Watershed Association and author of the guidebook “Kayaking in and around the Norwalk Islands.” Park said participants have always been enthusiastic about kayaking out to the island, […] [Read More]
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Zoning commission to review 4 text amendments on July 16

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The Planning & Zoning Commission is scheduled to review four text amendments (#694, #695, #696 and #698) to the town’s Zoning Regulations on July 16, according to Larry Bradley, the town’s Planning & Zoning director. Text amendment #694 (Application #15-028) was submitted by the commission requiring uses needing 20 or more parking spaces to be […] [Read More]
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Downtown Master Plan final report presented on July 15

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The final report of the Downtown Westport Master Plan will be presented to the Board of Selectmen at a special meeting on July 15 at 7 p.m. in the Town Hall auditorium. The plan will be presented to the selectmen by the Downtown Steering Committee, which compiled the report. “This has been a thorough and […] [Read More]
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