Tickets still on sale for Friday’s fireworks

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The Westport Police Athletic League and Westport Parks and Recreation will hold the annual Independence Day Fireworks Celebration on Friday at Compo Beach. Tickets can be purchased through July 3rd at the Westport Police Department at 50 Jesup Road and through July 2nd at the Parks and Recreation office at 260 Compo Road South. Tickets […] [Read More]
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North Avenue Bridge closure announced

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The state Department of Transportation has announced that the closure of the North Avenue Bridge over Route 15 will begin on June 22 while rehabilitation work is being done. The road is expected to reopen before Aug. 27. For more information, visit the ConnDOT website: http://www.ct.gov/dot/cwp/view.asp?a=2135&Q=567338 [Read More]
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Traffic advisory issued for Saturday morning due to road race

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The Police Department has issued a traffic advisory for motorists traveling  on South Compo Road, Imperial Avenue and Bridge Street due to a road race taking place Saturday morning. The 5K Fun run, which will precede the Great Duck Race, will start in the Imperial Avenue Lot at 9 a.m. and should be completed no later than […] [Read More]
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Summer programs offered for young and old

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Westport’s continuing education will be offering classes and programs this summer for children and adults. Adult programs are offered days and evenings at Staples High School with courses on computers, creative arts, fitness, sports, foreign language, and more. The computer classes are designed for those who wish to brush up skills for current jobs, those re-entering […] [Read More]
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Hurricane preparedness tips offered

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The hurricane season has begun and will run until Nov. 30. “With a near miss of Hurricane Earl in 2010, a direct hit from Tropical Storm Irene in 2011, and Superstorm Sandy in 2012, now is the time to prepare,” said Fire Chief Andrew Kingsbury. “We urge every home and business to have an Emergency […] [Read More]
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Three sustain minor injuries in crash

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Firefighters responded to a three vehicle accident with minor injuries at the bottom of the l-95 Exit 17 off ramp at 11:44 a.m. today, according to Deputy Fire Chief Robert Kepchar. Emergency personnel on the scene evaluated three occupants of the vehicles involved in the accident and  EMS released them after they refused transport to […] [Read More]
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Paving prompts road closure

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Due to paving operations, Greens Farms Road between Prospect and Hillspoint roads will be closed to through traffic on Thursday, June 4 and Friday, June 5, between 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., according to the town’s Public Works Department. Local traffic and residents within this section of road will be allowed access to their property. […] [Read More]
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Retirement celebration planned for John Dodig, Staples High School principal

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A celebration is being planned in honor of John Dodig, who is retiring as Staples High School principal at the end of this school year. The event will take place on June 11 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Westport Inn, 1595 Post Road East. The cost is $45 per person, which includes money […] [Read More]
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