Taking care of the town’s potholes

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During Wednesday night’s Board of Finance meeting, Gary Conrad, the town’s finance director, was giving an update on a number of issues. Then he turned to the Public Works Department, saying that due to the many storms this year, snow removal has left that department about $160,000 over budget. At that point, Finance Board Member Michael […] [Read More]
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Online voter registration event has been rescheduled

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Westport Registrars of Voters, Marla Cowden and Kevin White announced today that the demonstration for online voter registration has been rescheduled. First Selectman Jim Marpe and the Registrars of Voters will welcome two new voters on March 7, at 3:15 p.m. in Town Hall Room 309.   At that time, two eligible Staples High School seniors will […] [Read More]
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Parenting workshops begin this month

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Positive Directions and the Westport Human Services Department are teaming up to offer the award winning Creating Lasting Family Connections Program to elementary and middle school parents. The classes, which will take place on Tuesdays or Thursdays beginning March 18 or March 20,  will be held at Positive Directions, 420 Post Road West and Westport Town […] [Read More]
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Adult Chess Club offered at Westport Library

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An Adult Chess Club will meet at the Westport Library the first and third Wednesday of each month beginning March 5. Participants can just drop by for a game of chess. There will be both open play and instruction for adults and high school students who know how to play the game. For additional information, the […] [Read More]
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Westport Electric Car Club’s “Car Rally” planned for May 4

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The Westport Electric Car Club (WECC) will hold its second annual “Electric Car Rally,” a 40-mile event, on Sunday, May 4. This event is open to the public. The Rally begins and ends at the Westport Saugatuck Metro-North train depot. Registration will occur in front of the Steam Coffee Bar on the New Haven bound […] [Read More]
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Lavielle responds to Metro-North president’s 100-day plan

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Following the delivery of Metro-North President Joseph Giulietti’s letter to Connecticut Transportation Commissioner James Redeker in Hartford,  outlining a 100-day plan to address the railroad’s operational and safety issues, State Representative Gail Lavielle (R-143) released the following statement: “Three weeks ago, Mr. Giulietti committed to presenting a 100-day plan for addressing Metro-North’s grave performance and […] [Read More]
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Leadership Club’s spring session for middle school students announced

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The spring session of the Toquet Leadership Club (TLC) for Westport middle school students in grades 6 and 7 was announced Tuesday by Barbara Butler, the town’s Human Services director. The five-week program held at Toquet Hall will run on Thursdays after school, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. starting April 3 and running until May […] [Read More]
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Ribbon-cutting planned for new Post Road East business

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A Ribbon-Cutting ceremony will take place on Thursday at 10 a.m. to celebrate South Moon Under’s first day in business at 14 Post Road East in Westport (in the former Klaff’s location), First Selectman Jim Marpe announced Monday. Marpe will join Heather Cavanagh, director of the Westport-Weston Chamber of Commerce at the ceremony. This is the […] [Read More]
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