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Community news: MoCA Westport acquires its first permanent exhibit and more
MoCA Westport announces exhibition acquisition MoCA Westport, at 19 Newtown Turnpike, has announced the acquisition of a new permanent human rights teaching exhibition by Ann Weiner, a...
Community news: Outdoor light festival to be in Westport and more
Community news: A chance to ask elected leaders questions and more
Community news: Teen essay prompt examines Black Lives Matter
Community news: Westport Library reopening and more
Community news: Students’ work on display with new exhibit and more
Community News: Westport celebrates MLK’s legacy with week of virtual...
Community news: Astronomers to discuss ice giants and more
Library hosting program on the New Workplace Model, economy The Westport Library is hosting a virtual program featuring Futurist Christopher Bishop, on Jan. 13, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., on the New Workplace Model. The program will also...
Community news: Input needed for town’s superintendent search and more
New reading initiative launches Layla F. Saad, the author of the book titled: “Me and White Supremacy,” begins the Westport Library’s annual WestportREADS “Towards a More Perfect Union: Confronting Racism.” initiative at the 15th...
Community news: Window display winners announced and more
Finding diverse books The Westport Library and the Westport Public School’s PTA Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion have a list of books called “Diverse Books Need Us” from the library’s collection. Visit...
Community news: Coffee shop reopens and more
‘Oh Brother, Not Another Holiday Special!’ Brothers Miggs and Trace Burroughs and their guest stars are bringing humor, and holiday cheer to the holiday season with the program “Oh Brother, Not Another Holiday Special” on at 7 p.m. on...
Community news: Local soccer player kicks off fundraiser and more
History & Culture outdoor holiday market The Westport Museum for History & Culture is going to host an outdoor holiday market on its grounds in downtown Westportfrom 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature local artists and...
Extra COVID-19 vaccines on the way to South Norwalk
Bridgeport hires consultants to help with COVID vaccines
Stamford OKs affordable housing trust. They get to divvy up $3M.
Redding BOE names new John Read Middle School principal
Newtown crash victim remembered for ‘contagious smile and positive...
Man blames Fairfield police in lawsuit for mother’s murder
Absentee ballots push Miller towards victory in special election
Danbury mall vaccine clinic expected to vaccinate up to 1,000...
Greenwich Hospital slated to receive Johnson & Johnson vaccine
Plan for ‘ultra-modern’ residential building in Greenwich draws...
Community news: Schools launch COVID hotline and more
Report student COVID-19 cases Westport schools have launched a new email account and hotline for families to report positive COVID-19 cases. Cases can be reported at 203-341-1016 or PostiveCovidReport@westportps.org . As cases of COVID-19...
Woog’s World: Founding Fathers, sacrifice and fitting in
Instead of shooting off fireworks, we can light a couple of candles: one for everyone we’ve lost, and one for everyone who will follow us in this strange new world.
By Dan Woog
Community News: Online programs at the senior center; Playhouse shows postponed; and more
— There will be two public hearings to discuss proposals for a Community Development Block Grant in Westport , the first of which will be April 14 at 6 p.m. Pursuant to the Gov. Ned Lamont’s executive order, there is no physical location for...
Community News: Closings and cancellations around town; Weston students’ documentary get...
— Based on the advice of the director of the Westport Weston Health District , the Westport Library will be closed this weekend and reopen March 16 at 9 .m. A thorough cleaning of the building will be conducted by an outside, professional...
Community News: National Merit finalists named; gun violence Survivor Coffee event; and more
— Hartford HealthCare St. Vincent’s Medical Center is presenting a free information session featuring Todd A. Morrison, a board certified orthopaedic surgeon. “Managing Your Aches & Pains” will be on March 18, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m....
Community News: Landscape design winners named; new soup contest in town; and more
— The Westport Youth Commission is seeking students currently in grades eight through 11, as well as adults, who are interested in serving for the 2020-21 school year. The Youth Commission serves as a public forum for youth issues and...
Community News: Bra drive underway; The King’s Singers performs in town; and more
— For the fifth year, The Undies Project will hold its annual bra drive, called Mardi “Bra,” to coincide with Mardi Gras. They are collecting donations of new and gently used (clean) bras to donate to those less fortunate. The drive will...
Community News: Undies Project collecting donations; Super & Soul series continues; and more
— For the fifth year, the Undies Project will collect donations of new and gently used (clean) bras to donate to those less fortunate. The drive will take place in Wilton, Darien, Greenwich, New Canaan, Stamford and Westport. Donations can be...
Community News: New salon opens; church celebrates 175th year; and more
— Westport Continuing Education is offering staycation camps and workshops for kids and teens in grades K-12. Full and half day options for K-5 camps from Feb. 18-21 include Game Time and Bricks 4 Kidz at Greens Farms Elementary School and...
Community News: Robotics tourney at Weston High; art contest winners announced; and more
— The Reflections Program announced the winners of its national PTA art contest. Bedford Middle School winners included Jonathan Costello, Ryder Levine, Scarlet Gerber and Courtlyn Crombie . Staples High School winners included Dylan...
Community News: Students named to dean’s lists; community concert returns
— DelBello Donnellan Weingarten Wise & Wiederkehr, a leading Westchester general practice law firm, has expanded with the addition of six partners and associates from Collier Halpern & Newberg. One partner is David A. Newberg , a...
Community News: State grants to protect open space; Scouts to receive Eagle Scout Award; and more
— Gov. Ned Lamont announced $9.1 million in state grants will protect more than 2,400 acres of land for public use through the Open Space and Watershed Land Acquisition Grant Program. Of that $9.1 million, more than $1.9 million is earmarked...
Community News: Upcoming community bonfire; periodontist named trustee; and more
— On Jan. 11, Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Weston will hold its annual Community Bonfire at 6 p.m. which will be overseen by the Weston Volunteer Fire Department . All proceeds from this family friendly event benefit the Weston Warm-up...
Community News: Hemp farmer comes to town; middle schooler wins essay contest; and more
— Franny Tacy , the first female hemp farmer in North Carolina in 75 years, is bringing hemp wellness to Westport and the Greater Fairfield County area on Dec. 20 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Dec. 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with Franny’s...
Community News: Playhouse gets $50,000 grant; upcoming events at senior center
— Westport Country Playhouse has been awarded a $50,000 Challenge Grant from Newman’s Own Foundation , the independent foundation created by the late actor and philanthropist Paul Newman. In conjunction with the Playhouse’s year-end...