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Sunday, July 19, 2009

Joseloff Reminisces on CNN About Walter Cronkite

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Westport First Selectman Gordon F. Joseloff appeared on CNN tonight to talk about his years working with Walter Cronkite. The CNN appearance along with interviews on several Connecticut television stations followed WestportNow’s publication earlier today of Joseloff’s recollections of his days with Cronkite at CBS News when he was a writer and correspondent. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo

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WestportNow Teardown of the Day: 64 Turkey Hill Road South

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An application of a permit is in process to demolish the house at 64 Turkey Hill Road South. Built in 1976, the two-story colonial has 3,487 square feet and is situated on a two-acre lot. Ownership changed hands in June at $2,385,000. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

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Saturday, July 18, 2009

Meeting the Artist

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Westporter Mimi Levitt and artist Tracy W. Hambley of Southbury, Conn. greeted each other warmly at the Westport Fine Arts Festival today. Levitt is the very happy and proud owner of a number of Hambley’s collage construction pieces. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Lynn U. Miller for WestportNow.com

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Child Artist

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Chloe Barnes, 2, concentrates on her part in the colorful creation at the children’s booth set up by the Westport Arts Center today in the Gorham Island parking lot as part of the Westport Fine Arts Festival. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Larry Untermeyer for WestportNow.com

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At Home by the Saugatuck

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Sculptures by Roger DiTarando of Vernon, Conn., seem at home along the Saugatuck River at today’s Fine Arts Festival organized by the Westport Downtown Merchants Association. The event continues on Sunday. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

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High-Tech Delivery for DaPietro’s at Arts Festival

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Pietro and Janine Scotti check out their DaPietro’s menu today at the Westport Fine Arts Festival before beginning delivery of meals and drinks to exhibitors. The enterprising couple sent around menus to all booths and told them they would accept text message orders for delivery by cart. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

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Point to Point Swim Attracts Almost 100 Entrants

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Almost 100 swimmers took part in today’s 31st annual Point to Point swim organized by the Westport Weston Family Y at Compo Beach. The winners were James Lawler, 26, of New York, who finished the approximately one-mile swim in 19:09. Second was Mollie Loftus, 15, a Staples High School junior, in 19:12. Lawler, a finalist in the 2004 Olympic trials in the 100-meter butterfly, said this was his first visit to Westport and that he came here with other members of the New York-based Red Tide swim team. Loftus, a member of the Staples swim team, was this past year’s champion of the FCIAC 200- and 400-yard freestyle competition. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

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Point to Point Winners

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James Lawler, 26, of New York, the first place finisher today’s Point to Point swim at Westport’s Compo Beach, poses with second place finisher Mollie Loftus, 15, a Staples High School junior. He did it in 19:09; her time was 19:12. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

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Big Dogs

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Sculptures of big dogs were among art works on sale today at Westport’s Fine Arts Festival.  (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com

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Perfect Day for an Art Show

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The annual Fine Arts Festival sponsored by the Westport Downtown Merchants Association had perfect weather today for its opening. Sunny skies and temperatures in the 70s greeted visitors as they strolled the booths along the Saugatuck River in Westport’s center. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

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“Eloise” Gets the Once Over at Library Book Sale

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Kay Thompson’s classic children’s book “Eloise” got the once over by mother and daughter at today’s library annual book sale. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Larry Untermeyer for WestportNow.com

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Book Sale Attracts Large Crowds in Opening Hours

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Crowds were waiting on line—with no incidents reported—as the Westport Public Library summer book sale got under way at 9 a.m. today. The sale continues through Tuesday mid-day. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

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Westport Run of the Books 2009 Version

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There was a rush to the books as the Westport Public Library annual summer book sale got under way today at 9 a.m. sharp. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Larry Untermeyer for WestportNow.com

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At the Gate

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Led by more than 350 dealers and book lovers clutching boxes and crates, avid book buyers from all over came for the opening today of the Westport Public Library summer book sale. The expanded children’s section was crowded with young readers. The sunny weather and the thrill of the hunt brought out crowds of lookers and buyers. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Larry Untermeyer for WestportNow.com

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Waiting

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Crowds milled around the main Westport Library book sale tent today before the sale got under way. Organizers reported no more problems involving those who had placed boxes and crates outside to save their place on line. An art sale exhibition book priced at $950 and offered for sale on the Internet in a pristine version for $4,000 was snapped up by the first person on line. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Larry Untermeyer for WestportNow.com

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