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Thursday, December 28, 2006

Attacking the Flames

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Westport firefighters attack a truck fire today on Cob Drive off North Avenue. Cause of the blaze in the truck belonging to a floor contractor is under investigation. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

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Family Affair

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The recent warm weather has brought more people out to Westport’s Compo Beach for walks. Temperatures are forecast to remain in the mid-40s through the weekend, but rain and possibly snow may also move into the area. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Larry Untermeyer for WestportNow.com

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Thursday, Dec. 28, 2006


2 & 7 p.m. - Westport Country Playhouse - “A Christmas Carol”

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Crowded Rink

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No school this week means there are more people at the PAL Ice Rink at Westport’s Longshore Club Park as people took advantage of the warmer weather. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Phyllis Groner for WestportNow.com

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Library Holds “Overcoat Film Series”

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Library showing “My Favorite Year” in January. Contributed photo
The Westport Public Library will launch its five-week “Overcoat Film Series” on Thursday, Jan. 4.

The first film will be “My Favorite Year,” which stars Peter O’Toole. All of the films will be shown at 2 p.m. in the McManus Room.

On Jan. 11, the library will show “Songcatcher,” which stars Janet McTeer and Michael Davis, and on Jan. 25 the library will show Pedro Almodóvar’s 2002 film “Talk to Her.”

The series continues on Feb 1. with “The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story,” and will conclude on Feb. 8 with Stanley Kubrick’s “Dr. Strangelove.”

No reservations are needed for the series. For more information, call (203) 291-4840 or visit www.westportlibrary.org.

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Winter Sports

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With temperatures in the mid-40s today, many people were at Westport’s Compo Beach taking part in sports including volleyball and football. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Phyllis Groner for WestportNow.com

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Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Dancers Welcome at First Night This Year

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First Night of Westport-Weston starts at 3 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and is capped off with fireworks at midnight. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Larry Untermeyer for WestportNow.com
By Jennifer Connic

Those attending First Night of Westport-Weston should get their dancing shoes on for this year’s festivities.

“Every year people ask us to bring something back,” said Rozanne Gates, First Night of Westport-Weston executive director. “Last year they asked if we could bring back more dancing, so we’re giving them more dancing.”

Rock and roll, salsa, swing and blues is some of the music that will be featured throughout the New Year’s Eve event, she said.

First Night is scheduled to start at 3 p.m. on New Year’s Eve at various downtown venues. The evening is capped off with fireworks at midnight over the Saugatuck River.

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Gerald Ford: the Westport Connections

Gerald R. Ford, who died Tuesday night at the age of 93 at his California home, did not visit Westport as president. But he did come here as a congressman for a fund-raising dinner and dance in 1966, according to his presidential library papers.WestportNow.com Image
A 1966 Westport Town Crier photo shows Gerald R. Ford (c) with fellow Republicans at a dinner at Westport’s Inn at Longshore. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Photo from Westport Public LIbrary

He also had an indirect connection with Westport—it was a Westport resident, William J. Brink, who wrote the famous 1975 New York Daily News headline: “FORD TO CITY: DROP DEAD.” Brink, a former managing editor of the newspaper, died last year at the age of 89 (See WestportNow July 1, 2005).

Ford, who attended Yale Law School and made several visits to Connecticut as president and in later years, came to Westport on June 25, 1966, as House minority leader. He attended a fund-raiser for Abner W. Sibal, a former Republican congressman from Norwalk.

Westport newspapers reported the event was at Longshore Club Park and among those attending was Westporter John Boyd, who recently celebrated his 90th birthday here. Earlier in the day, Ford had attended the 4th Congressional District GOP convention in Bridgeport.

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WestportNow Teardown of the Day: 3 Tupelo Road

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Westport officials are reviewing an application to demolish the house at 3 Tupelo Road, which is off of Sturges Highway. The house, which was built in 1958, sold in April 2005 for $860,000. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

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Sunset on the Saugatuck

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A new record was set this month with the number of days in temperatures at 50 degrees or more. Temperatures are expected to stay warmer the remainder of the week. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Phyllis Groner for WestportNow.com

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Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2006


10:30 a.m. – Town Hall Room 102 – International Hospitality Committee

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Staples Alumni Basketball Game Slated

The sixth annual Staples High School Alumni Basketball Game will take place on Saturday, Jan. 6 at Westport’s high school.

The game tips off at 7 p.m., and alumni are invited to participate.

Pizza will be served following the game.

For more information or to sign up, call Charlie Haberstroh at (203) 682-7200.

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Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Tarp Placed on 16 Minute Man Hill House

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A blue tarp is now on top of the house at 16 Minute Man Hill, and yellow caution tape surrounds the property. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Jennifer Connic for WestportNow.com
By Jennifer Connic

A blue tarp was placed today on the Paul Rudolph-designed house at 16 Minute Man Hill in Westport.

Stamford Superior Court Judge Taggart D. Adams ordered on Friday that no further demolition be done to the house until court hearings on a temporary injunction could be completed (See WestportNow Dec. 22).

The Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation, which is seeking the injunction, had asked for coverage on the roof, which had been removed, so the house could be protected from the elements. But the judge did not include it in his order. There were heavy rains Friday night and Monday night.

Since the court hearing, the subject of a tarp had been discussed in numerous e-mail correspondences, said Philip Walker, attorney representing the trust.

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Westport Property Transfers Dec. 11-15, 2006

Westport property transfers as reported by the Town Clerk’s office for the period Dec. 11-15, 2006:

Mark S. and Sheryl Balfan to Matthew A. and Keren D. Gilbert, 38 Arlen Road, $1,950,000WN property.jpg

157 Easton Road Corp. to Connecticut Light & Power Co., easement, 1365 Post Road East, $150,000

Michael Schatz Jr., to Conrad and Saufie K. Flake, 25 Rocky Ridge Road, $750,000

Marian M. Harding Est. to Christian and Susan Herrmann, 5 Spring Hill Road, $689,000

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Hitting the Sales

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Shoppers are flocking to the stores in downtown Westport today to hit after holiday sales and make returns. The day after Christmas is traditionally one of the busiest retail days of the year. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

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Seat Belts, Air Bags Save Two in I-95 Crash

Westport fire officials are crediting use of seat belts and side impact air bags with preventing serious injury to two Long Island residents today after their car rolled over several times, hit a tree, and ended up in a marsh on I-95 in Westport.

The 7:26 a.m. accident occurred in the southbound lanes of the highway between exits 17 and 18, according to Assistant Chief William Dingee.

First arriving units found a car down an embankment and into a marsh, he said. Both occupants were out of the car and were being tended to by two emergency medical technicians from a passing AMR ambulance, he said.

The two were returning home to Long Island after spending the holidays with family in the Boston area, Dingee said.

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WestportNow Teardown of the Day: 6 Barry Lane

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Westport officials are considering a demolition applicaton for the house at 6 Barry Lane off Wilton Road near the Newtown Turnpike intersection. The ranch-style house was built in 1958. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

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Rock Hop

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A youngster climbed the rocks at Westport’s Compo Beach Monday afternoon as temperatures reached the 50s before rain moved into the area. Today’s forecast calls for cloudy skies, areas of fog, and spotty light drizzle in the morning with a chance of showers this afternoon. Highs in the lower 50s. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Phyllis Groner for WestportNow.com

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Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006


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Firefighters Check Out Electrical Odor

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Westport firefighters tonight responded to a report of an electrical odor and smoke in the building at Cumberland Farms, 690 Post Road East. There was no fire. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Eric Goldschmidt for WestportNow.com

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Monday, December 25, 2006

Christmas Day on Westport’s Main Street

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Christmas Day was quiet on Westport’s Main Street today. The post-holiday sales begin Tuesday and the crowds will return. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

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Christmas Wishes

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Amber Flores, 3, of Ansonia, tells Santa (Larry Aasen) about her Christmas wishes at today’s Christmas Day Feast at Westport’s Saugatuck Congregational Church. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

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Saugatuck Congregational Church Hosts Christmas Day Feast

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Several hundred guests showed up for today’s Christmas Day Feast at Westport’s Saugatuck Congregational Church. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

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Good Food and Company

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There was good food and company at today’s traditional Christmas Day Feast at Westport’s Saugatuck Congregational Church. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

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WestportNow Teardown of the Day: 38 Sherwood Drive

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Westport officials are considering a demolition application for 38 Sherwood Drive in the Compo Beach area. The house was built in 1947. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

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