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Thursday, June 25, 2009

Westport $12.5 Million Bond Sale Goes to PNC Capital Markets

Westport today awarded its $12.5 million general obligation bond sale to PNC Capital Markets at a special meeting of the Board of Selectmen.

The bonds, maturing from 2010 to 2029, sold at an average interest rate of 3.56 percent, said First Selectman Gordon F. Joseloff.

“This is the most favorable rate on Westport debt in four decades,” he said. “We are extremely gratified by the auction results.”

Proceeds from the bond sale will finance various school, sewer and municipal improvements.

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I-95 Crash Ties Up Morning Rush Hour Traffic

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A four-vehicle accident today on I-95 in the southbound lanes between Exits 18 in Westport and 19 in Fairfield tied up morning rush hour traffic. Westport and Fairfield fire units responded to the scene. One driver complained of neck pain but declined transport to a hospital. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo

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Fine Arts Festival T-Shirt Winners

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The Westport Downtown Merchants Association announced the winners of the contest to design this year’s official Westport Fine Arts Festival t-shirt. The contest was open to students of Staples High School’s Design and Tech class. The winners received cash prizes from the Westport DMA and gift certificates for Bobby Q’s Restaurant. Pictured (l-r) are: (front row) Cal Rider, designer of the winning children’s shirt being modeled by his brother, Jack Rider; Mario Lisanti and Robert Mahieu, who, along with Emily Weber (missing from photo) designed the winning adult shirt. (back row) Michelle Weber, festival chairman and owner of Cocoa Michelle, Beth Orwasher, WDMA intern and t-shirt coordinator, and Bob Le Rose, president of the WDMA and owner of Bobby Q’s Restaurant. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo

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Compo Colors

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Wednesday was another day of on and off rain showers and intermittent sun that perplexed would-be visitors to Westport’s Compo Beach. Kayaks and canoes remained in a colorful array on their racks awaiting consistently clear skies. Today’s forecast calls for mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny with highs in the lower 80s. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Larry Untermeyer for WestportNow.com

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Thursday, June 25, 2009


10 a.m. - noon - Westport Town Hall - CTWorks Career Coach: intermediate class Microsoft Office Word 2003
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Imperial Avenue Commuter Parking Lot - Westport Farmers’ Market
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Westport Historical Society - “Years in the Making: Ageless Artists, Ageless Art”
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Westport Historical Society - “Heads & Hands” by Kristin Rasich Fox
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - “Sentimental Shipbuilding”
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - “2009 Solos Show”
12:30 p.m. – Town Hall Room 309 – Board of Selectman (live coverage cable channel 79 and westportct.gov)
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. - Westport Town Hall - CTWorks Career Coach: intermediate class Microsoft Office PowerPoint
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Westport Public Library - Teddy Bear Tea (Grades 1 & up)
4 p.m. - 5 p.m. - Whole Foods Market - “Classic Combinations: A Tasting Experience” with Lauren Braun Costello
5:30 p.m. – Town Hall Room 309 – Dangerous Dog Hearing Board
6 p.m. - Westport Public Library - Family Program: “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”
7 p.m. - Westport Historical Society - “How Biography Becomes Biology,” Paul Epstein
7 p.m. - Toquet Hall Teen Center - Running With Giants w/ Score 24, Vivacity, and Way Anchor
7 p.m. – Town Hall Room 201/201A – Planning & Zoning Commission Work Session (live coverage cable channel 79 and westportct.gov)
8 p.m. - Westport Country Playhouse - “tick, tick ... Boom!” (preview)

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Moody’s Affirms Westport’s Triple-A Rating

UPDATE Moody’s Investor Service has affirmed Westport’s triple-A rating, First Selectman Gordon F. Joseloff announced today.

The rating service assigned its highest Aaa rating to the town’s $12.5 million General Obligation Bonds, Issue of 2009. It also affirmed the Aaa rating on the town’s parity debt, Joseloff said.

Proceeds from the bond sale will finance various school, sewer and municipal improvements. The bonds, maturing from 2010 to 2029, sold at an average interest rate of 3.56 percent. PNC Capital Markets won the bidding for the offering.

“We are very pleased with the rating review,” Joseloff said. “Despite these difficult economic times, it shows that Westport’s finances are in good shape.”

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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Comings and Goings: Artisan Kitchens to Open

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Another entrepreneur has chosen Westport to open a business.  According to owner John Minnock of Newtown, Artisan Kitchens and Countertops will open at 1252 Post Road East (next to Greens Farms Spirits Shop) around the first week of August.  “Now is the time to get a good deal on leases” he said. The proud father of two children, Minnock said the business will be family operated which includes his wife Gail who will do the bookkeeping and son-in-law Steve. Minnock, who operated his business for two years at 941 Danbury Ave. in Wilton, chose to move to Westport because he said most of his clients live here and to take advantage of more favorable leasing arrangements. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

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Insider Arts: How Big Did You Dream?

By Ina B. Chadwick

Special to WestportNow

Native Westporter Tommy Greenwald, now 47, acknowledges that at age 31 he was as close to winning the fame and fortune lottery as any Broadway musician/writer ever gets. 

Back then, he was a copywriter moonlighting in theater when his critically acclaimed musical, “John & Jen,” co-written with Andrew Lippa, debuted in 1993 at Goodspeed Opera House. It moved to the off-Broadway Lambs Theater two years later.

“It was a long shot on the money end,” he says. “In movies, you can sell something and make a bundle, but not in live theater.”

“I’m still a creative,” says Greenwald, now a superstar at Spotco, the preeminent advertising agency for productions such as “Billy Elliot” and “August Osage County,” to name just a few.

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Having Fun at Fishing Camp

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Even though it was raining lightly, nine youngsters participating in Westport’s Greens Farms Academy Fishing Camp were busy today at the Burying Hill Channel casting and reeling in trying to land the big one. Anthony Cochran (red shirt), 9, of Westport got some help from eighth grade teacher Seth Pianka in landing his 26 ½ inch striped sea bass. After measuring the fish, they decided it was not long enough to keep so it was thrown back. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Phyllis Groner for WestportNow.com

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Presenting Fireworks Ticket No. 1

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The Westport Police Athletic League will once again be sponsoring Westport’s Independence Day fireworks celebration at Compo Beach on Friday, July 3 with the famed Grucci fireworks family in charge. Tickets at $30 per car are on sale at the Police Department and the Parks & Recreation Offices at Longshore Club Park. Westport’s Lydian Asset Management once again is sponsoring the event. Pictured is Police Chief Al Fiore presenting ticket No. 1 to Dave Friezo of Lydian while Lydian staff members look on. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo

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Sunrise Road Closed

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Westport’s Sunrise Road in the Saugatuck area was closed for a period today as town paving work took place. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

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Westport Property Transfers June 1 - 5, 2009

Westport property transfers as reported by the Town Clerk’s office for the period June 1 - 5, 2009:

Cornelia R. O’Neil Est. to 3 Turkey Hill Circle LLC, 3 Turkey Hill Circle, $1,187,500WN property.jpg

Helen Paulsen to Kenneth T. Hickey, 47 Strathmore Lane, $405,000

Kenneth S. and Lucine A. King to Keith A. and Jessica E. Larit, 3 Raphael Way, $950,350

Suzanne P. Hiatt to Dominick J. and Annette J. Fiorenza, 58 Strathmore Lane, $365,000

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WestportNow Teardown of the Day: 5 Rockland Place

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A request is in process for an application to demolish the house at 5 Rockland Place off Compo Road South. Built in 1900, the one-story ranch has 1,018 square feet and is situated on a 0.2-acre lot. The current residents intend to rebuild on the site. Because the house was built more than 50 years ago, the application will be reviewed by the Historic District Commission at its August meeting. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

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Jetty Fun

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Some visitors to Westport’s Compo Beach on Tuesday had some fun along the jetty. Cloudy skies, rain, and occasional sunshine continued to be the weather order of the day. Today’s forecast is not much better, calling for cloudy skies and scattered showers. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Lynn U. Miller for WestportNow.com

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Wednesday, June 24, 2009


9 a.m. – Town Hall Room 201 – Historic District Commission Handbook Project
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Westport Historical Society - “Years in the Making: Ageless Artists, Ageless Art”
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Westport Historical Society - “Heads & Hands” by Kristin Rasich Fox
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - “Sentimental Shipbuilding”
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - “2009 Solos Show”
8 p.m. - Westport Country Playhouse - “tick, tick ... Boom!” (preview)
8 p.m. – Town Hall Room 309/307 – Board of Finance Government Efficiency Committee

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