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Woog's World: Music takes local violinist around the world

August 10, 2019 |

In fourth grade at Bedford Elementary School (now Town Hall, and just around the corner from Woods Grove), Heather was introduced to the violin. ... Heather played all through Bedford Junior High. ... After ...

Woog's World / Proud to be a townie

April 4, 2019 |

I attended nursery school through high school here. ... Sometimes their kids attend the same schools they themselves went to. ... All they think of is their second-grade classroom, or the cafeteria or gym, all ...

Woog's World / See you at the Westport Country Playhouse, Howard

February 23, 2018 |

Bedford also provided funds for Bedford Elementary School (and Greens Farms El - enough is enough, he must have figured). ... We hardly think about the name, but it sounds so much better than "Westport High ...

Meet your neighbor...P&Z Commissioner Chip Stephens

June 2, 2017 |

A Westport resident since he was 4, Stephens, who attended Bedford Elementary School, Bedford Junior High School and won a wrestling state championship at Staples High School, was inspired to do what he could to stop over- development of the town.

Letter: All should follow Tony's example

December 13, 2013

I was not yet five years old and started kindergarten at Bedford Elementary School in what is now one of the basement offices of our town hall. ... That school was my first exposure to one of Westport's many contributions that helped shape my life.

Up on the roof: Town Hall gets a new topper

June 26, 2013

This is the first time the roof has been replaced since 1978, when the building -- the former home of Bedford Elementary School -- became Town Hall.

WOOG'S WORLD: Westport's 300 year commitment to education

January 13, 2017 |

Bedford Junior High replaced the high school on Riverside Avenue. ... The original Bedford Junior High became Kings Highway Elementary School, which is why we have two K-6 schools with their backs against each ...

CPR for a woodchuck, and Peter D'Amico's other tales from Westport's wild side

December 3, 2015 |

Once, a great horned owl became tangled in an outdoor volleyball net at Staples High School and D'Amico spent an hour carefully cutting it loose. ... Peter D'Amico, the town's former animal control officer and ...

Downtown charrette II: Few on hand as focus shifts to master plan details

September 22, 2014 |

Another Westporter, Damienne Harfouche, who questioned the need for a pedestrian bridge across the Saugatuck River, found herself having to defend her view against David Waldman, the Bedford Square developer who ...

Antoinette Cacavelle Renzulli

April 12, 2011

Anthony's Society, and before retiring, had worked for the town of Westport as a cook at Bedford Elementary School.

Woog's World: Charting a world of change in Westport since 1985

October 26, 2014 |

There are stories about the evolution of our town government (and a pat on the back for our "new" Town Hall -- the recently converted Bedford Elementary School). There are features on Longshore, the Westport ...

Woog's World / What's the value in saving one Victorian house?

October 3, 2013 |

He's worked hard to make Bedford Square -- the new name for what will replace the old YMCA and environs -- into a showpiece for Westport. ... Ours is on the cusp of revival -- thanks not only to Bedford Square ...

Woog's World: Final tributes to those Westport lost in 2014

December 26, 2014 |

He won some battles (helping convert Bedford Elementary School to Town Hall) and lost others (he opposed Canal Street housing). ... Walt Melillo, 91, a proud Saugatuck native and Navy veteran, taught untold boys ...

Woog's World / Lessons didn't end with recess bell

June 9, 2011 |

A sudden resignation at Bedford Junior High School provided an opening here. ... But he found an illegal rental behind Bedford Elementary School (now Town Hall), and his teaching career began. ... At Bedford, he ...

Woog's World / In 41 years, Betts never a bad day at work

June 24, 2013 |

He's taught physical education for 41 years, at every level from elementary to high school. ... Betts' story begins at Bedford Elementary School (now Town Hall). ... One August afternoon, Hillspoint Elementary ...


May 28, 2010

Her school years were marked by World War II, in which her brother served and her father was a member of the Home Guard. She was "Head Girl" at her public School in Gosforth, given the honor for being so ...

Another Westport: Longtime resident looks back on decades of change

August 18, 2010 |

Summary: Born in her mother's Cross Street bedroom, Jackson grew up with seven siblings in a neighborhood located on a hill across from the Saugatuck River, nearby the bridge that they frequently traversed to ...

So You Think You Know Westport?

April 21, 2011 |

Participants meet at the WHS, across from Town Hall (the old Bedford Elementary School!)

Westport Community Theater: The other theater in town

September 27, 2009

"We're a nice balance (to Westport Country Playhouse). " The theater began as the Westport Players in 1956 staging their first production at the original location of Bedford Elementary School. The group ...

Another Important Y Birthday

October 11, 2013 |

Bedford, born an ocean away in 1849 in Brooklyn, N.Y. ... Bedford not only gave the town our YMCA but also the Central Firehouse, and half the money for Bedford Elementary School, which is now Town Hall. He was ...