Opening of Longshore swimming pools delayed one week

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The opening date for the Longshore swimming pools has been delayed a week and will open on Saturday, May 31, this year, according to Stuart McCarthy, Parks & Recreation director. He said the delay is due to the “severe winter weather” this past season. The Longshore Pool Complex and Longshore Pavilion offers handicap accessible locker […] [Read More]
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Memorial Day parade begins at 9 a.m. Monday

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The Memorial Day parade will begin at 9 a.m. Monday on Riverside Avenue at Saugatuck Elementary School and will end in Parker-Harding Plaza. Memorial services will follow immediately on the Town Commons opposite Town Hall. This year’s grand marshal is Robert Satter, 90, a World War II veteran. Satter served as a radio operator with […] [Read More]
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Pedestrian tunnel at RR station to close temporarily

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The eastern pedestrian tunnel at the Saugatuck Railroad Station (also known as the old pedestrian tunnel) will be temporarily closed starting at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 23, according to a press release Monday from the Westport Police Department’s Railroad Parking Division. During this time, the tunnel will be cleaned and repainted. The new tunnel […] [Read More]
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Coleytown teacher to speak at Baseball Hall of Fame

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Paul Ferrante, a 7th grade language arts instructor at Coleytown Middle School, will speak at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y. on Aug. 7 as part of the Hall of Fame’s Summer Author Series. Ferrante, who has been writing professionally for over 20 years in the area of baseball history, will […] [Read More]
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Baron’s South neighbors’ meeting postponed to June 2

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Neighbors of Baron’s South who received invitations to an information session scheduled for Sunday, May 18, are hereby notified that the session has been postponed until Monday, June 2, at 7 p.m. at the Center for Senior Activities, Selectman Avi Kaner announced Thursday in a press release.  If you received a notification, kindly disregard it […] [Read More]
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Marpe appoints five new Tree Board members

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 First Selectman, Jim Marpe has announced the appointment of five new individuals to the Westport Tree Board.  The members are:  Susan LeDonne (Chair), Ed Picard (Vice Chair), Peggy Sawyer (Secretary), Dick Stein & Chris DeVito.  The new members will work closely with Westport Tree Warden, Bruce Lindsay, to establish new tree care regulations, obtain grants, […] [Read More]
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Milford man pleads guilty to embezzling from Westport company

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 Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that David Liptak, 49, of Milford, waived his right to indictment and pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer in Bridgeport to one count of interstate transportation of money obtained by fraud. According to court documents and statements made in […] [Read More]
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Connecticut, Westport graduation rates rise

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HARTFORD — Connecticut’s high school graduation rate increased for the fourth consecutive year, state officials announced on Wednesday. In addition, the gap between graduation rates of black and white students, Hispanic and white students, and students deemed economically disadvantages and not has also narrowed. Statewide there was a 0.7 percent increase in the percentage of […] [Read More]
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