News briefs: 3rd quarter taxes due, ‘Christmas Carol’ at Playhouse
WESTPORT — Tax Collector Harry Whiteley reminds residents third- quarter real estate taxes, personal property taxes, supplemental motor vehicle taxes, and sanitary sewer use and assessment charges are due Jan. 1. Taxpayers have until Feb. 1 to pay taxes without penalty. Accounts will be subject to an 18 percent (1.5 percent per month) penalty charge if paid late. Minimum interest charge is $2. In-person payments may be made at the Tax Collector’s Office, Room 109 in Town Hall (110 Myrtle Ave.). Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily, Monday through Friday. Checks should be made payable to “Town of Westport” and mailed to: Tax Collector — Westport, P.O. Box 350, Westport CT 06681.
WESTPORT — Westport Country Playhouse will present a musical version of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” as part of its Family Festivities Series on Sunday at 1 and 4 p.m. The holiday musical captures the humorous and touching moments of Dickens’ classic tale with all the familiar characters, including the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, his clerk Bob Cratchit, the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Yet-to-Come, and Tiny Tim. Produced by TheatreWorks USA, the one-hour production is appropriate for children in grades one through seven. Tickets are $20.