Marpe will set an example by renewing his dog’s license Monday

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Westport First Selectman Jim Marpe plans to renew the license of his dog, Madison, at the Westport Town Clerk’s Office on Monday, June 2 at 9:30 am.  Westport Town Clerk Patricia Strauss announced previously that beginning June 1 dog licenses may be obtained from her office. All dogs over six months must be licensed. “Licensing […] [Read More]
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Dog license renewal and rabies clinic notice

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Beginning June 1 dog licenses may be obtained from the Town Clerk’s office, Patricia Strauss, town clerk, announced Thursday. All dogs over six months must be licensed. “Licensing your dog verifies that rabies immunization is up to date, as the dog owner must present a copy of the pet’s rabies certificate when obtaining a license,” […] [Read More]
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“Balloon float” planned June 3 at proposed cell tower site

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A planned “balloon float” test at the proposed cell tower site at 92 Greens Farms Road is scheduled for June 3, according to a press release from First Selectman Jim Marpe’s office Wednesday. “While the formal application to the Connecticut Siting Council has not been filed, nor has the required technical report been submitted to […] [Read More]
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Former Westport Baseball & Softball board member arrested

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A former member of the Westport Baseball & Softball Board of Directors has been charged with first-degree larceny for what police said was embezzling more than $40,000 in money and equipment from the organization, which oversees teams with about 1,200 youth players, including last year’s title-winning Little League and Softball teams Kevin Hlavac, 39, of Grey […] [Read More]
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Land trust offers hike of Newman-Poses Preserve June 12

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The late actor and philanthropist Paul Newman also enjoyed hiking the outdoors, donating a large parcel of land near where he lived in Westport to become an open space preserve bearing his name. Aspetuck Land Trust, managers of the preserve, announced plans for an early summer birding hike set to take place at the Newman-Poses […] [Read More]
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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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