Bross Chingas Bross Real Estate, Riverside Realty, #1 in 2014
Westport Country Playhouse: Love and Money, July 21-August 8Westporters: Get your Tickets to the 8th Annual Blues, Views, and BBQ Festival
Jillian Klaff Homes: real hard facts for really smart moves. 203.858.2095. Westport, CT
 
Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Sunday, April 20, 2008

Hard at Work

WestportNow.com Image
Westporter Lou Rolla brought a flat of marigolds to his Westport Community Garden plot today. He said the flowers help keep the insects away. Despite today’s cloudy and cool weather, several gardeners turned out to work their plots at the garden on Hyde Lane. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Lynn U. Miller for WestportNow.com

04/20/08 10:38 PM Comments (0) • PermalinkDigg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon

Windy and Cool Makes for Good Kite Surfing

WestportNow.com Image
Today’s windy and cool weather with temperatures in the 50s kept many people away from Westport’s Compo Beach, but drew many kite surfers. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Phyllis Groner for WestportNow.com

04/20/08 10:12 PM Comments (0) • PermalinkDigg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon

Vineyard Vines by Mitchells Opens on Main Street

WestportNow.com Image
Vineyard Vines by Mitchells has opened at 90 Main St. in Westport. The official grand opening is scheduled for Saturday at noon. The upscale clothing store replaces Talbots Mens. (See WestportNow Feb. 11, 2008) The store is another joint venture by the Mitchell family of Westport and brothers Ian and Shep Murray of Greenwich, who founded their company in 1998. The two families opened a Vineyard Vines by Richards in Greenwich in 2006 and more recently one in Key Largo, Fla. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

04/20/08 08:01 PM Comments (0) • PermalinkDigg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon

Return Westport Appearance for Miracle Met

WestportNow.com Image
Jerry Koosman, 65, former pitcher for the New York Mets from 1967-1980 made an autograph appearance at the Legends of the Game sports memorabilia shop in the Compo Shopping Center today. Koosman was the No. 2 starting pitcher, after Tom Seaver, for the “Miracle Mets” who won the World Series in 1969. He made a similar visit here a year ago. (See WestportNow April 16,2007) (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

04/20/08 07:17 PM Comments (0) • PermalinkDigg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon

Jetty Walk

WestportNow.com Image
Some Compo Beach visitors played along a jetty in early evening on Saturday. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Toni Simonetti for WestportNow.com

04/20/08 10:18 AM Comments (0) • PermalinkDigg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon

Westport Scene

WestportNow.com Image
A kite surfer enjoys Saturday’s warm temperatures and sunny skies at Westport’s Compo Beach. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Phyllis Groner for WestportNow.com

04/20/08 04:28 AM Comments (0) • PermalinkDigg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon

Sunday, April 20, 2008


Noon - 4 p.m. - Westport Historical Society - “Westport Preserved—Westport Lost: Keeping Our Heritage Alive”
Noon - 4 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - “Color in 3D”
Noon - 4 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - “Found”
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. - Earthplace - “Recycled Into Art,” works by Harrat Sommerhoff
8:30 p.m. - Beth Israel of Westport/Norwalk - Second Seder

04/20/08 04:05 AM Comments (0) • PermalinkDigg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon

Westport Now Teardown of the Day: 7 Norport Drive

7 Norport Drive, Westport, CT 06880
An application is in process for a permit to demolish the house at 7 Norport Drive in the Saugatuck Shores area. Built in 1957, the one-story ranch has 1,279 square feet and is located on a .19-acre property. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

04/20/08 01:29 AM Comments (0) • PermalinkDigg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon

Saturday, April 19, 2008

Cemetery Cleanup

WestportNow.com Image
Volunteers from the Greens Farms Congregational Church, supported by members of the Historic District Commission and the Westport Historical Society, today performed a joint clean-up and restoration of gravestones at the Lower Greens Farms Cemetery at Greens Farms Road and the Sherwood Island Connector. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

04/19/08 11:31 PM Comments (0) • PermalinkDigg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon

Saugatuck River Photo-Op

WestportNow.com Image
A Saugatuck River resident shows off for the photographer. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Lynn U. Miller for WestportNow.com

04/19/08 06:01 PM Comments (0) • PermalinkDigg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon

Westport Scene

WestportNow.com Image
A family enjoyed a walk at dusk Friday along a jetty at Westport’s Compo Beach. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Lynn U. Miller for WestportNow.com

04/19/08 04:25 AM Comments (2) • PermalinkDigg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon

Saturday, April 19, 2008


9 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Earthplace - “Recycled Into Art,” works by Harrat Sommerhoff
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - 70 Sanford St., Fairfield (across from Fairfield Metro North station) - Farmers Market
Noon - 4 p.m. - Westport Historical Society - “Westport Preserved—Westport Lost: Keeping Our Heritage Alive”
Noon - 4 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - “Color in 3D”
Noon - 4 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - “Found”
4 p.m. and 8 p.m. - Westport Country Playhouse - “Time of My Life”
8:30 p.m. - Beth Israel of Westport/Norwalk - First Seder

04/19/08 04:05 AM Comments (0) • PermalinkDigg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon

“Challenges Our Very Notion of a Work of Art”

WestportNow.com Image
Westport Arts Center Gallery Coordinator (and WestportNow contributing photographer) Emily Hamilton Laux (l), along with Saul Ostrow, curator, and Nancy Heller, the center’s co-director of development, welcome a large turnout at tonight’s opening reception of the “Color in 3D” exhibit. Tom O’Connor, a Westport art historian and member of the center’s visual arts committee, said “Color in 3D” is a “provocative and exuberant exhibition of contemporary sculptors who challenge the very definition of sculpture with works that blur the boundaries between painting, drawing, sculpture, installation and performance.” He added: “In fact, the exhibition challenges our very notion of what constitutes a work of art.” (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

04/19/08 01:47 AM Comments (0) • PermalinkDigg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon

Art Talk

WestportNow.com Image
Russell Maltz (r) and John Monti are two of the 12 artists whose works are on display at the Westport Arts Center’s new exhibit “Color in 3D” which drew a large crowd to tonight’s opening reception. Maltz’s cinder block sculptures “Painted/Stacked Westport” appear on the grounds of the Westport Public Library and on the deck of the Westport Arts Center. The exhibit, which features two of Monti’s creations, “Circle of Flower” and “Heart,” runs through June 8. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

04/19/08 01:28 AM Comments (0) • PermalinkDigg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon

Friday, April 18, 2008

Relaxing With Art

WestportNow.com Image
Visitors to Westport’s center relax along the Saugatuck River today amid Russell Maltz’s art installation, “Painted/Stacked Westport.” The cinder block art, part of the “Color in 3D” exhibit opening tonight at the Westport Arts Center, prompted much discussion among passersby. Regardless whether the onlookers appreciated the art work, many agreed the new arrivals did initiate an interesting dialog about the definition of art. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Lynn U. Miller for WestportNow.com

04/18/08 09:47 PM Comments (0) • PermalinkDigg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon

Curiosity Aroused

WestportNow.com Image
Tom and Vilma Badenhop of Westport walked their 2-year-old Chihuahua named Poocheeny today alongside the new cinder block art on the riverwalk next to the Westport Public Library. While they said they were quite concerned about the possibility of bees or wasps taking up residence in the cinder blocks, they admitted that their curiosity had been aroused and as a result planned to attend tonight’s opening of the “Color in 3D” exhibit at the Westport Arts Center. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Lynn U. Miller for WestportNow.com

04/18/08 09:40 PM Comments (0) • PermalinkDigg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon

Staples Overpowers Norwalk 12-1

WestportNow.com Image
Staples teammates greet senior Dexter Garcia (13) after he blasted a three-run homer in the fourth inning in today’s 12-1 rout of Norwalk High School at home. Sophomore lefty David Speer went the complete game, allowing one earned run on four hits and getting nine strikeouts. The Wreckers improved to 5-2 in the FCIAC conference and 5-3 overall. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Craig Moss for Staplesbaseball.com

04/18/08 09:38 PM Comments (0) • PermalinkDigg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon

June in April

WestportNow.com Image
The calendar says April but it looked like a summer day in June today at Westport’s Compo Beach as temperatures soared into the upper 70s under sunny skies. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Phyllis Groner for WestportNow.com

04/18/08 09:24 PM Comments (0) • PermalinkDigg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon

Go Fly a Kite

WestportNow.com Image
Today’s summer-like weather at Westport’s Compo Beach drew several visitors with kites. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Phyllis Groner for WestportNow.com

04/18/08 09:19 PM Comments (0) • PermalinkDigg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon

WestportNow Teardown of the Day: 7 Long Lots Lane

WestportNow.com Image
An application is in process for a permit to demolish the house at 7 Long Lots Lane, off Long Lots Road in Westport.The house built in 1949 is a 1 1/4 story Cape Cod with 816 square feet and sits on a 0.45-acre property. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

04/18/08 08:40 PM Comments (0) • PermalinkDigg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon

Westport Property Transfers March 31 - April 4, 2008

Westport property transfers as reported by the Town Clerk’s office for the period March 31 - April 4, 2008:

John P. and Bonnie M. Sammet to Andrew C. and Heather K. Lee, 5 Deerwood Road, $1,339,000 WN property.jpg

Antonio Flavio DeLima to Prudential Relocation Inc., 33 Hillandale Road, $685,000

Prudential Relocation Inc. to Ronghua Xue and Xuehui Chen, 33 Hillandale Road, $685,000

Elihu Ben and Audrey L. Klein Trs. to 12 Blue Ribbon Dr. Assoc. LLC, 12 Blue Ribbon Drive, $950,000

More "Westport Property Transfers March 31 - April 4, 2008"

04/18/08 08:39 PM Comments (0) • PermalinkDigg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon

Advisory Fuels Speculation Freedman Won’t Run Again

State Sen. Judith Freedman of Westport has called a news conference for Monday amid speculation that the veteran Republican legislator will announce she will not seek re-election in the district she has represented for 22 years.WestportNow.com Image
Judith Freedman: Calls Monday news conference. Contributed photo

No reason was given in the advisory to media for the 10 a.m. event at Wilton Town Hall. But local Republican Party officials said they expected Freedman will announce she is not seeking re-election and that she is endorsing state Rep. Toni Boucher of Wilton as her successor in the 26th District. In addition to Westport, the district covers Bethel, New Canaan, Redding, Ridgefield, Weston, and Wilton.

Westporter John Hartwell , who is seeking the Democratic nomination in the district, said last week that he had raised $16,935 to date, exceeding the $15,000 goal needed to qualify for public financing under Connecticut’s new Citizen Election Program.

“The tremendous outpouring of local support from the seven towns in this district demonstrates the interest in bringing new ideas and hardworking candidates to the State Senate,” Hartwell said in announcing he had achieved his financing goal.

04/18/08 02:18 PM Comments (0) • PermalinkDigg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon

“Color in 3D” Exhibit Opens Tonight

WestportNow.com Image
Saul Ostrow, curator of the Westport Arts Center exhibit “Color in 3D” opening tonight mugs for the camera in front of artist John Monti’s installation “Heart.” The exhibition, which features work by 12 artists, focuses on the use of color in sculpture and installation work. Monti says his work expresses his belief in a utopia where there is “a happy future facilitated by beautiful, seductive and brightly colored objects.”  Monti is the head of sculpture at Pratt Institute. Ostrow is the head of visual arts and technology at the Cleveland Institute of Art. The public is welcome at the opening reception at 6:30 p.m. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Emily Hamilton Laux for WestportNow.com

04/18/08 04:30 AM Comments (0) • PermalinkDigg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon

Friday, April 18, 2008


Westport Public Schools - Spring Vacation
9:30 a.m. – Town Hall Room 201 – Commission for Senior Services
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - “Color in 3D”
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - “Found”
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Westport Historical Society - “Westport Preserved—Westport Lost: Keeping Our Heritage Alive”
11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. - Westport Public Library - Vacation Fun Films, “The Jungle Book”
6:30 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - “Color in 3D” opening reception
6:30 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - “Found” opening reception
8 p.m. - Westport Country Playhouse - “Time of My Life”

04/18/08 04:05 AM Comments (0) • PermalinkDigg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon

Beach Walk

WestportNow.com Image
Two visitors to Westport’s Compo Beach enjoy a walk in the sand today in summer-like weather. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Phyllis Groner for WestportNow.com

04/18/08 01:47 AM Comments (0) • PermalinkDigg Favicon Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon
« First  <  1273 1274 1275 1276 1277 >  Last »
Page 1275 of 1776 pages
SB Exit 18 S/O Hales Rd.

(Click image to resume)
Click for ConnDOT View

Realtime NY Metro-area traffic reports from Traffic.com

SPONSORS
Earthplace - Summer Camp 2015
Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Fairfield County, Connecticut Walrus + Carpenter: Voted one of the Best Restaurants in Connecticut for Barbecue, Craft Beer, and Cocktails by the readers and experts of Connecticut Magazine for 2014 and 2015 WestportNow Year in Pictures 2014 Give to Public Schools in Need! - Go to DonorsChoose.org
WHAT'S INSIDE
RECENT COMMENTS
WESTPORT YOUTUBE

Rare Look at Saugatuck River RR Bridge Opening

Video: Westport Paints the Town

‘Hang on Sloopy’ at BBQ Fest

Reader nominations welcome:

Westport Info
WestportNow.com Stuff
SOCIAL MEDIA



SUBSCRIBE
Enter your email address to get WestportNow.com delivered to your inbox

Powered by FeedBlitz

Contact the Editor

Obituaries
How to Submit
ADVERTISE!
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
 
Newsfeeds / Syndicate
RSS 1.0
RSS 2.0
Atom
Add to My Yahoo!

 

 
Find more about Weather in Westport, CT
Register / Log in
Registration is required to post comments.
Sign Up  •  Login
Comment Policy
SPONSORS
Westport-Area Blogs
 06880
 The Better Crumb
 BookTrib
 Chicken Spaghetti
 Crisis Management for Business
 CT Bites
 CT News Junkie
 Dayle Brownstein Poetry
 Dr. Annie Abram: Relationships
 Fairfield Co. Real Estate
 Farewell Travels
 Fishing-Foto-Fun (Dick Alley)
 Friends of Westport Parks/Rec
 French Food & Me
 Hostile Entry
 Illuminara
 Jane Green
 Kosher Like Me
 Living with Technology
 MacaroniKid
 Major Knitter
 Much Ado About Stuffing
 Nancy on Norwalk
 Neurotwitch
 Nina Pomeroy Photography
 OmNomCT
 Open the Door
 Our Town Crier
 Prill Boyle's Defying Gravity
 RE Gem of the Week
 Robert Steven Williams
 Robin's Resources
 Sherwood Island Friends
 Taking the Kids
 Videler Photography
 Volunteer Square
 Westport Weather Website
 Westport's Knitting Librarian
 Who, What, When -- and Y
 Y's Women

Suggest a Westport-area blog by sending email to