“Healing through the Arts” will be presented Sunday at Town Hall

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The Westport Arts Advisory Committee (WAAC) will present its second “TEA Talk” (Thinkers, Educators, Artists) on Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Town Hall auditorium. Both the event and a reception at the Westport Historical Society immediately following are free and open to the public. Entitled Healing through the Arts, TEA Talk will feature professionals […] [Read More]
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Town is accepting tax credit program applications

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The town is currently accepting applications for the 2015 Neighborhood Assistance Act (NAA) Tax Credit Program, sponsored by the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS), Barbara Butler, the town’s director of Human Services, announced Thursday. The NAA program is designed to provide funding for municipal and tax exempt organizations by providing a corporation business tax credit […] [Read More]
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Changes in the railroad parking permit process announced

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The Westport Police Department Railroad Parking Division has announced the following changes in the parking permit process: The railroad permit waiting list is now available online. Those on the waiting list are required to update their information annually each January.  Reminders will be sent out by email to update their information. Anyone who fails to […] [Read More]
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May 2nd is the town’s annual Clean-up Day

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A Clean-up Westport Day event will take place on Saturday, May 2, as part of the Green Day celebration, Stuart McCarthy, director of Parks & Recreation announced Tuesday. The event is sponsored by the Parks & Recreation Department and the Westport Beautification Committee. Free trash bags will be available that day between 9 and 11 a.m. […] [Read More]
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Pure Home creator, Doug McDonald, will be Earth Day speaker at Westport Library

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Pure Home Creator Doug McDonald will discuss a high performance home made with natural materials on Wednesday, Earth Day, at 1 p.m. at the Westport Library. The home doesn’t include any known toxins, according to a press release on the event. It also maximizes comfort levels while minimizing or eliminating its energy footprint, offering a clean air environment as […] [Read More]
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Preparations made for Cockenoe Island visitors

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Preparations are being made at Cockenoe Island for summer visitors. “Before you know it, shorebirds such as terns will be arriving, and other shorebirds like Piping Plover and American Oystercatcher will be sitting on nests” according to Rick Potvin, refuge manager of the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge. One of the refuge’s partners in […] [Read More]
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UN Assistant Secretary-General for Field Support to speak at Y’s Mens event

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Anthony Banbury, Westport resident and United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Field Support, will speak on his recent experience as head of the UN’s Mission for Ebola Emergency Response and other UN-related activities in the world’s troubled regions on April 30. Banbury will be the featured speaker at the meeting of the Y’s Men of Westport/Weston. […] [Read More]
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Nominations sought for community service award

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The Westport Youth Commission is seeking nominations for the annual James S. Bacharach Service to the Community Award, according to Barbara Butler, the town’s Human Services director. “All qualified high school seniors from Westport are eligible for this award,” said Butler.  “This honor, given to one or more high school seniors from Westport, recognizes their […] [Read More]
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