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Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Westport Historical Society - “Westport Modern: When Cool Was Hot!”
1:30 p.m. – Parks & Recreation Conference Room - 191 Hillspoint Road Committee
7:30 p.m. - Westport Public Library - Journalism Today: “How Two Young Documentarians Tackle the Story,” Annabel Symington and Vasilios Sfinarolakis

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Monday, March 29, 2010

Weston Man Identified as I-95 Victim Image
State police have identified a Weston man, Lawrence Simonoff, 35, as the fatality from an I-95 crash today at Exit 17 northbound in Westport. They said Simonoff’s car (r) was sideswiped as he drove in the center lane, hit the median, and then was struck on the driver’s side by a tractor-trailer. Two other cars were also involved in the accident but their drivers escaped serious injury. The roadway was slick from rain at the time. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo


03/29/10 11:46 PM Comments () • Permalink

Fatal Crash Closes I-95 for Three Hours

UPDATE State police closed I-95 northbound for three hours today following a fatal crash at Exit 17 in Westport involving a tractor-trailer and three other Image
Lawrence M. Simonoff: 35-year-old Weston man was killed. File photo

The roadway reopened shortly before 2 p.m. after being shut down since shortly before 11 am. because of the crash between the off and on-ramps northbound at Exit 17 in the Saugatuck area.

The victim was later identified by state police as Lawrence M. Simonoff, 35, of Weston. They said his car and another sideswiped in the center lane, causing him to crash into the median. He was then hit on the driver’s side by the 18-wheeler. It was raining at the time.

One of the other cars hit the right guardrail and was rear-ended by the third car, state police said. Their drivers escaped serious injury.

More "Fatal Crash Closes I-95 for Three Hours"


03/29/10 11:28 PM Comments () • Permalink

Richmondville Avenue Flooded Image
Flood waters washed over Westport’s Richmondville Avenue today as rains continued throughout the day. By late afternoon, almost 2 inches had fallen since midnight and forecasters said another 3 inches or so could fall by Wednesday morning. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo


03/29/10 09:04 PM Comments () • Permalink

Coastal Flood Advisory Issued

The National Weather Service in Upton, N.Y. has issued a coastal Flood Advisory for Westport and area which is in effect from 10 p.m. today to 2 a.m. Tuesday.

In addition, a coastal Flood Watch has also been issued from Tuesday morning through Tuesday afternoon.

Tides ranging from 1.0 to 1.5 feet above normal will cause additional minor coastal flooding with the high tide cycle tonight. High tide in Westport is at 11:35 p.m.

Tidal departures of 2.0 to 2.5 feet above normal may result in moderate coastal flooding Tuesday morning.


03/29/10 06:36 PM Comments () • Permalink

Under Water Image
The roadway to Westport’s Burying Hill Beach was under water today as heavy rains pelted the area. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Phyllis Groner for


03/29/10 06:24 PM Comments () • Permalink

Burying Hill Beach Closed Because of Flooding Image
Today’s heavy rains and high tide caused closure of Westport’s Burying Hill Beach because of flooding. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Larry Untermeyer for


03/29/10 06:22 PM Comments () • Permalink

FEMA Crews Inspect Storm Damage Image
Westport Parks & Recreation Department’s Stuart McCarthy (yellow slicker) points out tree damage today at Winslow Park to a team from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Inspectors were in Westport and other Fairfield County municipalities today inspecting damage from the March 13-14 storm to see if the area qualifies for federal emergency funding. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo


03/29/10 05:52 PM Comments () • Permalink

Accident Investigators at Work Image
UPDATE State police accident investigators inspect a vehicle involved in a fatal I-95 accident with a tractor-trailer on I-95 northbound at Exit 17 in Westport today. The victim was later identified by state police as Lawrence Simonoff, 35, of Weston, employed at Bloomberg Financial in Stamford. They said his car was sideswiped by a car from the center lane, hit the median and then was struck on the driver’s side by the 18-wheeler.  (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for


03/29/10 04:25 PM Comments () • Permalink

Tragedy on I-95 Image
Westport firefighters look over a vehicle involved in a fatal crash with a tractor-trailer truck today on I-95 northbound at Exit 17 in Westport. The accident during rainy weather shut down the highway northbound and caused traffic jams throughout the area. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for


03/29/10 04:21 PM Comments () • Permalink

Caring for the Injured Image
UPDATE A Westport EMS crew gets ready to transport one of those involved in today’s I-95 crash to Norwalk Hospital. One person died in the accident. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for


03/29/10 04:18 PM Comments () • Permalink

Stuck in Traffic Image
Traffic on I-95 northbound in Westport today was at a standstill because of an accident at Exit 17 in Westport that killed one person and injured an unknown number of others. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Larry Untermeyer for


03/29/10 04:15 PM Comments () • Permalink

One Dead in I-95 Crash Image
One person died today in an I-95 crash northbound at Exit 17 in Westport, according to emergency workers on the scene. The crash involved a tractor-trailer and several vehicles. The roadway was closed down in all lanes as a result of the accident. View is from a Department of Transportation traffic camera. DOT photo


03/29/10 03:05 PM Comments () • Permalink

I-95 Crash Causes Traffic Jam in Saugatuck Image
A crash in the northbound lanes of I-95 at Exit 17 in Westport’s Saugatuck area forced closure of the roadway and all traffic was being diverted off at Exit 17. The diversion backed up Riverside Avenue and adjacent roads. View is from a Department of Transportation traffic camera. COT photo


03/29/10 03:03 PM Comments () • Permalink

Light Turnout for Parks & Rec Walk-In Registration Image
It was a slower morning at the Westport Parks & Recreation offices at Longshore Club Park today compared to prior years on the first day of walk-ins for summer program passes. Westporter Peter Orkin has all the attention of staff member Jean Trimboli as he picks up his golf hand pass. Steve Rubin of the Parks & Rec staff attributed the lighter than normal turnout to the success of the online registration system that many residents used starting a week ago. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for


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