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Friday, July 01, 2016

Levitt Moves Performance Indoors

Due to the threat of thunderstorms, tonight’s Westport Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts show, Caravan of Thieves, will take place at the Saugatuck Elementary School auditorium, 170 Riverside Ave., organizers announced.

Food and beverages are not allowed in the auditorium, with the exception of water. 

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Westport Property Transfers June 13 -17, 2016

Westport property transfers as reported by the Town Clerk’s office for the period June 13 - 17, 2016:

Jones Westport LLC to Patrick Lebedis and Jennifer Prosek, 82 Compo Mill Cove, $1,455,000WNproperty.jpg

Jones Westport LLC to Patrick Lebedis and Jennifer Prosek, 81 Compo Mill Cove, $800,000

Kay Timmis Estate to AJ Investments LLC, 27 Richmondville Ave., $445,000

Harrison Whitman Trust to Terri Jean Pasquartelli, 91 Regents Park, $725,000

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Tornado Watch Issued

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a tornado watch for Westport and area until 10 p.m. today.

The Watch includes two counties in southern Connecticut, Fairfield and New Haven counties.

It has also been issued for five counties in northeast New Jersey and 10 counties in southeast New York.

The NWS also said there is an enhanced risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. The main threat will be damaging winds with a small chance for large hail.

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Police Issue Temporary RR Parking Map

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The Westport Police Department today issued a map showing locations of temporary parking while Lot No. 1 at the Metro-North Westport station at Saugatuck is under construction, set to begin sometime before July 15. See PDF of map here. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Westport Police graphic

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Additional Parking at Green’s Farms Station

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The Westport Police Department today issued this map of the Metro=North Green’s Farms station showing locations of additional temporary parking as construction takes place at Lot No. 1 at the Westport station in Saugatuck. See PDF of map here. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Westport Police Department graphic

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Some ‘Bright Spots’ Seen in CT Economy

By Keith M.Phaneuf

www.ctmirror.org

While confirming that state government’s finances have slipped yet again, Comptroller Kevin P. Lembo also said today that a few “bright spots” show Connecticut’s economy might not be done growing.

And while the state entered a new fiscal year today, Lembo certified a $315.8 million deficit in the the outgoing budget — a shortfall that worsened largely because of further slippage in state income and sales tax receipts.

The deficit for the 2015-16 fiscal year, which is $56.7 million worse than projected one month ago, potentially could leave Connecticut with only about $90 million in its emergency reserve – a level equal to about one-half of 1 percent of annual operating costs.

Lembo, who recommends a reserve of 15 percent, will not formally close the books on 2015-16 until the end of September.

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Enhanced Risk of Scattered Thunderstorms

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Westport is in an area with enhanced risk of scattered thunderstorms later today, according to the National Weather Service. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) National Weather Service graphic

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WestportNow Teardown of the Day: 11 Ambler Road West

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An application for a permit to demolish the house at Westport’s 11 Ambler Road West, off Turkey Hill Road North, is in process. Built in 1963, the one-story ranch has 1,490-square feet and is situated on a .47-acre property. Because the house was built more than 50 years ago, the application will be reviewed by the Westport Historic District Commission. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

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New Haven Delays

UPDATE Metro-North said New Haven Line service is now operating on or close to schedule after earlier delays due to earlier overhead wire damage.

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Friday, July 1, 2016


10 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - “SOLOS 2016”
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Westport Historical Society - “the beautiful POND”
3 p.m. - 5 p.m. - Westport Library - Drop-in Tech Help
8 p.m. - Westport Country Playhouse - “Buyer & Cellar”
8 p.m. - Levitt Pavilion - Caravan of Thieves

See more events:  Celebrate Westport Calendar

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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Gallery: Westport Compo Beach Fireworks


Scenes from tonight’s P.A.L. fireworks display at Westport’s Compo Beach. Dave Matlow and Tony Riggio for WestportNow.com and WestportNow.com photos

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Finale Flourish

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Tonight’s Compo Beach P.A.L. fireworks display, sponsored by Melissa and Doug toy company, ended with a flourish. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Tony Riggio for WestportNow.com

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Smaller Crowd for Compo Fireworks

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Thousands watched tonight’s fireworks display at Westport’s Compo Beach. But several police officers and veterans of past Compo displays said the crowd was not as large as some past years, which they attributed to the Thursday night timing with Friday a work day for many.  (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Tony Riggio for WestportNow.com

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Compo Mill Cove Fireworks View

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Guests at a private home on Compo Mill Cove had a relaxed view of tonight;s Westport Compo Beach fireworks display. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

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Weather Cooperated for Fireworks

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There were a few clouds in the sky but they did not interfere with tonight’s Compo Beach fireworks display. Bad weather was forecast to move in Friday, the rain date for tonight’s event, and already a number of surrounding communiies have postponed their fireworks displays. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

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