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Saturday, June 23, 2007

Fun Day Fun

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A visitor to today’s United Way Family Fun Day on Westport’s Jesup Green gets a little face paint. Cloudless skies and temperatures in the mid-60s helped draw a crowd to the first annual event sponsored by United Way of Westport Weston. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Larry Untermeyer for WestportNow.com

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Wilton Road Rollover Sends One to Hospital

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A two-car crash shortly after 9 a.m. today on Westport’s Wilton Road near the southbound exit 41 Merritt Parkway ramp sent one person to Norwalk Hospital. Witnesses said the driver of a black Infiniti was making a left hand turn from Red Coat Lane and collided with a Jeep going north toward Wilton. The male driver of the Infiniti and his female passenger were not injured. The driver of the Jeep, a Wilton man, initially refused medical treatment but was then transported to the hospital. Two children, a 10-year-old boy and his 9-year-old sister, riding in the back seat were uninjured. Witnesses said the Jeep’s occupants were wearing seat belts. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

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Tax Bill Mailing Snafu Hits Westport Residents

UPDATED Thousands of Westporters going to their mailbox today may have found their annual tax bill from the town along with someone else’s.

Tax Collector George Underhill acknowledged that there was a major snafu involving the mailing by a Waterbury-based company that sent many tax bills to the wrong address.

“We only became aware of it as the bills hit the mailboxes today,” he said. “We are getting in touch with the company that did the mailing and trying to figure out what went wrong.”

Later, he said that the company told him there appeared to be a problem with the postal address verification process which, ironically, was intended to ensure the accuracy of the mailing address.

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Saturday, June 23, 2007


Noon - 4 p.m. - Jesup Green - United Way Family Fun Day
7 p.m. - Rock Aid - Toquet Hall Teen Center
8 p.m. - Westport Country Playhouse - “Mary’s Wedding”

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WestportNow Teardown of the Day: 42 Old Hill Road

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Westport building officials today issued a demolition permit for the house at 42 Old Hill Road. Built in 1961, the 4,386-square-foot contemporary-style house is situated on a one-acre property. It sold last month for $1,725,000.(CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

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Friday, June 22, 2007

Elementary Entrepreneurs

Lemonade and brownies for sale
School just let out for the summer and already new third graders Isabella Ullmann (c) and Katherine Coogan (r) are at work selling lemonade and brownies at Westport’s Compo Beach. The Greens Farms Elementary students are raising money for charity. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Larry Untermeyer for WestportNow.com

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Town Sets Annual Road Maintenance

Public Works Director Stephen Edwards has announced that Westport has started its annual road maintenance program.

Each year, the town paves or mills a portion of its 123 miles of roadways and on average, each roadway receives this attention every 12 years, he said.

“Residents are asked to refrain from parking on the road, and as they travel through these areas to respect the directions given by the traffic control personnel,” said Edwards. “The town regrets any inconvenience the road maintenance work will cause.  We thank citizens for their patience and cooperation.”

The following roads will be paved, or milled and paved over the course of the next three weeks:

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Compo Storm Clouds

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The first day of summer ended Thursday night with storm clouds over Westport’s Compo Beach. Only light rain fell. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Phyllis Groner for WestportNow.com

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Friday, June 22, 2007


8 a.m. – Town Hall Room 201 – Planning & Zoning Commission/Historic District Commission
7 p.m. - Toquet Hall - Over and Out Tour
8 p.m. - Westport Country Playhouse - “Mary’s Wedding”

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Levitt Kicks Off Summer Season With America Fund-Raiser

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Westport’s Levitt Pavilion kicked off its summer season tonight with a fund-raiser performance by America, an English-American folk rock band. The band, which reached a peak in popularity in the early to mid 1970s and early 1980s, closed the concert with perhaps its best known hit, “A Horse with No Name,” as concertgoers danced in the aisles. The funds raised will help pay for 57 nights of free concerts. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

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High School Memories

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Taking pictures to preserve high school memories was a common activity at tonight’s Longshore Club Park party for members of Westport’s Staples High School Class of 2007. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Phyllis Groner for WestportNow.com

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Graduation Party Time

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Members of the Class of 2007 at Westport’s Staples High School celebrated today’s graduation with a party tonight at Longshore Club Park sponsored by the Staples PTA. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Phyllis Groner for WestportNow.com

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Thursday, June 21, 2007

Graduation Dance

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A member of Westport’s Staples High School Class of 2007 does a little dance after receiving her diploma at today’s graduation ceremony. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

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Staples Class of 2007 Celebrates

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Members of Westport’s Staples High School Class of 2007 toss their caps in the air at the end of today’s graduation ceremony. Diplomas were awarded to 381 seniors. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

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Class Pride

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A member of the Staples High School Class of 2007 made no secret of his class pride at today’s graduation ceremony. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

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Staples Valedictorian: “Rub High School Out of Our Eyes”

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Staples valedictorian Mariel Goddu told fellow Class of 2007 graduates today she did not expect them to “run outside and cure cancer and solve social security.” But she urged them to “take a step back, rub high school out of our eyes a little bit and pick out one or two things that interest us, inspire us or intrigue us.” Goddu will attend Yale University in the fall. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

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A Graduation Hug for a Teacher

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A member of the Staples High School Class of 2007 has a hug for a teacher at the end of today’s graduation ceremony. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

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Westport Property Transfers June 4-8, 2007

Westport property transfers as reported by the Town Clerk’s office for the period June 1-8, 2007:

Gary J. & Francis G. Plewak to Jana Dupree, 20 Cross St., 5 Riverside Walk, $526,000WN property.jpg

Michael X. Williamson Sr. et al to Equity One, 89 Roseville Road, $990,000

Mark P. Fletcher & Susan E Craig to Charles L. & Jennifer W. Vandis, 128 Greens Farms Road, $975,000

Patricia L. Irving to Jesse S. & Susan Wexler, 1400 Post Road East, 152 Regents Park, $930,000

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Child’s Play on Eve of Summer

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Wednesday was a great day for playing at Westport’s Old Mill Beach as the temperature reached 79 after some morning showers. Summer officially arrives at 2:06 p.m. today on this longest day of the year. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Phyllis Groner for WestportNow.com

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Thursday, June 21, 2007


10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Westport Country Playhouse - Farmers Market
2 p.m. - Staples High School - Graduation
3-5 p.m. - Westport Public Library - Summer Reading Kick-Off
5:30 p.m. – Town Hall Room 201A – Emily McLaury House Committee
6 p.m. - Westport Public Library - Harry Potter@the movies
7 p.m. – Town Hall Auditorium – Planning & Zoning Commission Public Hearing (live coverage cable channel 79 and westportct.gov)
7:30 p.m. – Town Hall Room 201/201A – RTM Environment Committee
8 p.m. - Levitt Pavilion - America Benefit Concert
8 p.m. - Westport Country Playhouse - “Mary’s Wedding”

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Another Car Hits a Tree on Merritt, Woman Injured

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A Wilton woman was injured tonight when her car went off the Merritt Parkway between exits 44 in Fairfield and 42 in Westport and hit a tree. Witnesses said the car was traveling at a high rate of speed when it left the southbound roadway and wrapped itself around the tree, according to Westport Assistant Fire Chief Robert Kepchar. Westport and Fairfield firefighters had to cut the roof off the car to extricate her. The extent of her injuries was not known. It was the third serious accident on this stretch of roadway in the past two weeks. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo

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Truck Wedged Under Saugatuck RR Bridge Ties Up Traffic

A truck carrying a backhoe on a flatbed trailer became wedged under the railroad bridge on Westport’s Saugatuck Avenue today, forcing closure of the roadway for more than four hours.WestportNow.com Image
A backhoe sits on Saugatuck Avenue after being pulled clear of the railroad bridge. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo

The truck, driven by a Norwalk landscaper, became wedged as he tried to pass under the bridge shortly after noon. The maximum clearance for the underpass is 10 feet, 11 inches.

Busy Saugatuck Avenue was closed to traffic for more than four hours while crews, including a heavy duty wrecker, worked to free the truck, according to Assistant Fire Chief Robert Kepchar.

Westport police rerouted traffic to Ferry Lane West to bypass the traffic. As a result of the impact, the backhoe partially fell off the truck, making its removal more difficult, Kepchar said.

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Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Rell Signs Law to Protect Pets in Domestic Violence Cases

With Westport’s Rep. Joe Miloi looking on, Gov. M. Jodi Rell today signed into law an act that permits courts to issue orders of protection for animals owned or kept by victims of family violence, stalking or harassment.

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Westport state Rep. Joe Mioli (4th r) was among lawmakers on hand in Newington today as Gov. M. Jodi Rell signed legislation protecting pets in domestic violence cases. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo

Rell signed the legislation at a ceremony at the Connecticut Humane Society in Newington. Mioli was one of a number of lawmakers thanked by the governor for their leadership in moving the bill through the legislative process. In signing An Act Concerning the Protection of Pets in Domestic Violence Cases., Rell also thanked the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence for its advocacy. The new law, effective Oct, 1, permits courts to issue orders of protection for animals owned or kept by victims of family violence, stalking, or harassment.

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Westport Fire Department Adds Two Recruits

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The Westport Fire Department added two new recruits to its ranks today. Westport First Selectman Gordon Joseloff (r) swore in Todd Hall, 34, of North Haven (2nd l) and Michael Durette, 27, of Seymour (3rd l) at a Fire Department headquarters ceremony. Fire Chief Christopher Ackley (l) joined them in posing for pictures. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Lee Fleming for WestportNow.com

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United Way to Host Family Fun Day

The United Way of Westport Weston will hold its First Annual Westport Family Fun Day on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. on Jesup Green.

Admission to the event is free, and it will feature family activities throughout the day.

Entertainment includes family drum shows from 12:15 p.m.-1:30 p.m. by Randy Brody-The Drum Guy, live music by Midi and the Modern Dance, a magic show by Junior Genie-Oliver Kisielius, face painting, bounce houses, an inflatable obstacle course, and carnival games for children.

There also will be craft and art vendors, refreshments from Bobby Q’s restaurant and the Redding Creamery ice cream truck.

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