Saturday, June 27, 2009
All Day - Various Locations - jUNe Day
10 a.m. - Saugatuck Elementary School - jUNe Day Opening Ceremony
11 a.m. - Westport River Gallery (1 Riverside Avenue) - “What is my stuff worth” with appraisal expoert Charles Rosoff
11 a.m. - Saugatuck Elementary School Soccer Field - jUNe Day Soccer Match
11:30 a.m. - Westport Historical Society - jUNe Day Main Street Walking Tour
Noon - 4 p.m. - Westport Historical Society - “Years in the Making: Ageless Artists, Ageless Art”
Noon - 4 p.m. - Westport Historical Society - “Heads & Hands” by Kristin Rasich Fox
Noon - 4 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - “Sentimental Shipbuilding”
Noon - 4 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - “2009 Solos Show”
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. - Saugatuck Elementary School Soccer Field - jUNe Day Pick-up Soccer Game
7 p.m. - Toquet Hall Teen Center - Special Olympics Fundraiser - Band Night
8 p.m. - Westport Country Playhouse - “tick, tick ... Boom!” (opening night)
8 p.m. - MTC MainStage Studio Theatre (246 Post Road East ) - “Morgan: Zero to Sixty in Diva Time!”
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The clouds and sky that appeared after today’s thunderstorms moved through the Westport area were unusual looking enough to draw an art gallery crowd out of a reception on Post Road East where one of them took this photo. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Jerry Kuyper for WestportNow.com
There was a most unusual sky after today’s storm—so unusual that guests streamed out of Gayle Gleckner’s opening reception at Nylen Gallery at Picture This on Post Road East to stand outside to observe the rapidly changing view. Gleckner’s show, “In Plane View,” took on an added meaning, according to one guest. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Jerry Kuyper for WestportNow.com
Despite an early evening torrential rainstorm, the Westport Rotary Club tonight conducted its annual outdoor ceremony at the Ned Dimes Marina at Compo Beach at which Westporter Robin Hammond (r) was sworn-in as the club’s president for a one-year term following Viveka Kjellgren (l), the outgoing club president. Hammond presented Kjellgren with gifts of appreciation for the contributions she made during her term. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com
Friday, June 26, 2009
The National Weather Service in Upton, N.Y. has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Westport and area until 10 p.m.
The severe thunderstorm warning has expired.
The tornado warning for Fairfield County has expired, according to the National Weather Service.
The core of the storm has moved into Long Island Sound, therefore the warning has been allowed to expire, an advisory said.
The National Weather Service in Upton, N.Y. has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Westport and area until 6:30 p.m.
The National Weather Service in Upton, N.Y .has issued a flash flood warning for Westport and area until 8 p.m.
The National Weather Service in Upton N.Y. has issued a tornado warning for Westport and area until 6 p.m.
A National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado near Bridgeport, moving east at 20 mph.
Westport property transfers as reported by the Town Clerk’s office for the period June 8 - 12, 2009:
Carousel Development Inc. to Daniel and Yelena Matviyenko, 5 Reimer Road, $2,200,000
Laura A. Kleber and Garfield J. Karpiak to Colin J. and Melissa Dougherty, 31 Roseville Road, $687,000
Roger W. Stabell Est. to Joann G. and Florina Vincent Diaco, 20 Dover Road, $540,000
Scott P. and Jessica L. Schilling to Bruce McElwee, 58 Old Road, $589,000
UPDATE The National Weather Service in Upton, N.Y. has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Westport and area until 6 p.m.
National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing nickel-size hail and destructive winds in excess of 70 mph.
These storms were located along a line extending from Tarrytown to Yonkers and moving east at 25 mph, an advisory said.
In addition to large hail and damaging winds, continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm, it said.
For the ninth consecutive year, Westport Wash and Wax at 791 Post Road East has held a “Good Neighbor Day” in which owners Scott and Craig Tiefenthaler donated all of the day’s proceeds to the Interfaith Housing Association (IHA)/Homes with Hope. “By doing this deed, I know I will sleep well tonight because I’ve done something good,” said Scott. IHA, a not-for-profit agency, is a local grassroots response to the tragedy of homelessness. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com
The National Weather Service in Upton, N.Y., has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Westport and region which is in effect until 10 p.m.
Showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop across the tri-state area this afternoon and continue into the evening hours, an advisory said.
The best chance of storm development will be after 4 p.m. across the immediate New York City metro area, it said.
Some thunderstorms may become severe and will be capable of producing heavy downpours, hail, gusty winds and frequent lightning, the advisory said.
A bus promoting a brand of whiskey hit the Metro-North Railroad overpass today on Saugatuck Avenue in Westport’s Saugatuck area. Only the bus driver was aboard and he was not injured. The overpass appeared to sustain little damage and trains continued to run. Police detoured traffic around the crash until the vehicle was removed. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com
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