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Community news: Successful collection of baby items in Westport and more
Weston Historical Society receives award The Weston Historical Society has received an award from the Connecticut League of History Organizations for its outdoor historic interpretive signage at...
Community news: Beach parking emblems now required, and more
Community news: Household hazardous waste collection this weekend and more
Community news: Drive-in concerts in Westport, and more
Community news: Best Buddies hosting friendship weekend
Community news: Autism awareness month in Westport, and more
Community news: Several performances offered in Westport and more
Community news: Summer concert series announced and more
The kinds of music are part of upcoming performances in the art museum, MoCA Westport’s new “Music at the MoCA Concert Series.” in this section.
Community news: How to photograph the planets and more
Free ‘Spring fever’ short plays being offered online The Darien Arts Center in collaboration with the Darien Library and JIB Productions, located in Westport, is offering a free online performance March 18 at 7 p.m. The show consists of play...
Community news: Westport launches best sandwich competition and more
Here is information about some of the latest happenings, and updates about all areas of the town, including Shirley Montner’s birthday, and a planetary expert.
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 Westport artist. It is the museum’s first permanent collection...
Community news: Outdoor light festival to be in Westport and more
Black History Month event scheduled The Weston Historical Society is hosting a lecture on Zoom, “African Americans and the Great Migration in the North and South” in honor of Black History Month at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 24. Stacey Close, provost/vice...
Norwalk reaches deal on land, but can’t use it for school
A social worker is now ‘embedding’ with Stamford police
Starting Thursday, CVS to offer vaccines to kids 12 and up
Easton voters defeat resolution on racism and public health
Greenwich to host COVID vaccine clinics for kids 12 and up
Debate rages over fate of GHS trees: ‘This is not an arboretum’
Stratford students receive COVID-19 vaccinations
Ridgefield residents pass town budget, turnout low
State House votes to expand ‘red-flag’ weapons-seizure law
Redding educators earned more than town employees in 2020
Community news: A chance to ask elected leaders questions and more
Kindergarten registration underway Kindergarten registration for the Westport Public Schools in Westport, Connecticut, is underway for the 2021-2022 school year. Parents who have children turning 5-years-old on or before Jan. 1, 2022, are asked to...
Community news: Teen essay prompt examines Black Lives Matter
Town offering tax help The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program is available in Westport through April 15. It provides free state and federal income tax preparation to seniors and low to moderate-income households either virtually or through a...
Community news: Westport Library reopening and more
Former U.S. Navy commander speaking in virtual program Mike Hayes, a former Commander of U.S. Navy Seal’s Team TWO, will share his thoughts on leadership and discuss his book, “Never Enough,” with former Westport Library Trustee Maggie Mudd, in a...
Community news: Students’ work on display with new exhibit and more
Weston High alumni working with new local arts nonprofit Emily Clark and Clare Murray, who graduated from Weston High School in 2015 and 2014 respectively,are working to help bridge inequities in education and arts access across Connecticut with...
Community News: Westport celebrates MLK’s legacy with week of virtual events and more
Westport town government recognized as transportation leader The town government in Westport has received the silver award for the CTride 2021 Transportation Leaders program for its efforts to encourage employees to drive to work using greener...
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 explore the...
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 annual Dr. Martin...
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 Monday....
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...
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 continue...
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 this...
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 cleaning...
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. at the...