Program to help unemployed planned for May

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The following is a press release from State Rep. Jonathan Steinberg: Connecticut’s unemployment rate remains higher than the national average.  There are jobs out there, but matching the unemployed with a job opening is not so cut and dry.  Not everyone can use websites to find jobs, particularly in the local economy, and newspaper want ads or signs […] [Read More]
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Rare guided tour of permanent art collection slated for May 10

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The following is a press release from the Westport Library: RARE GUIDED TOUR OF WESTPORT SCHOOLS PERMANENT ART COLLECTION–May 10 “The possibilities of education multiply when students and faculty have access to…original works of art,” noted the late artist, art historian and Greens Farms art teacher Burt Chernow, who started the Westport Schools Permanent Art […] [Read More]
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The Storytelling Circle offers an event in May at Toquet Hall

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Toquet Hall sponsors The Storytelling Circle, an informal gathering where master storyteller John O’Hern & others will entertain and maybe even inspire you to tell yours. Coaching prior to event available for students! Join our informal gathering to share your personal story and/or listen to others. You must RSVP to share a story in order […] [Read More]
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Town taking applications for firefighter position

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The Town of Westport will be accepting applications for testing for the position of firefighter beginning April 18. At that time, applications will be available from the Town of Westport Personnel Department at 110 Myrtle Ave, Room 208, Westport, CT 06880. Applications and resumes can be submitted by email to personnel@westportct.gov or be sent it […] [Read More]
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Dallas Brass will perform April 23 at Staples High School

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A concert by the world-famous Dallas Brass will take place on Wednesday, April 23, in the Staples High School auditorium. The event is being held in collaboration with the Westport PTA Cultural Arts, Staples Music Parents Association, the PTA’s from Bedford and Coleytown middle schools, and the Staples Music Department, Westport’s grades 8-12 band students […] [Read More]
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Marpe forms new group to oversee Kempter-Gunn house relocation

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The formation of an advisory group to oversee the physical movement and restoration of the historic Kemper-Gunn house from its current location on Church Lane to what will be its new location on Elm Street, within the town-owned Baldwin Parking lot, was announced Thursday by First Selectman Jim Marpe. The newly-formed “Kemper-Gunn Advisory Group” (KGAG) […] [Read More]
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Landon: Monday is a school day

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At this week’s Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Elliott Landon reminded parents and students that Monday, April 14 is “a regular school day.” Although the first day of the school system’s Spring break week, that day is a make up day due to the winter weather which caused a number of school closings. The school system’s 2013-14 […] [Read More]
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Weston man arrested for groping Stamford woman

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A Weston man was arrested for groping a woman at the Stamford Yacht Club bar early last month, police said. Wayne Hubbard, 55, of 260 Georgetown Road, was charged with fourth-degree sexual assault and released after posting a $5,000 court appearance bond. Sgt. Sean McGowan said on March 2 police were called to a Stamford […] [Read More]
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