The following Westport institutions and programs are closed today because of Hurricane Sandy:

The town's public schools are closed Monday and Tuesday and all after-school activities are suspended until further notice.

All parks and recreation facilities, including all beaches and marinas, are closed until further notice

The Westport Public Library is closed Monday.

Westport Town Hall will be open for essential services only until noon Monday and will be closed all day Tuesday.

Police will close Hillspoint road at Greens Farms Road, Compo Road South at Greens Farms Road, and Saugatuck Avenue at Duck Pond Road starting at 8 a.m. Monday morning. Only emergency vehicles and personnel will be permitted entry after that time. People leaving the area will not be allowed to return until after the storm.