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Wednesday, October 07, 2009

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After fishing off the rocks at Westport’s Compo Beach, this fisherman was caught by the incoming tide. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Larry Untermeyer for WestportNow.com

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Wednesday, October 7, 2009


8:30 a.m. – Town Hall Room 309 – PIC Downtown Plan Subcommittee
10 a.m. – Town Hall Room 201 – UN Hospitality Committee
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - “Aggregate: Art and Architecture—a Brutalist Remix”
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Westport Historical Society - “Treasures from the Westport Schools Permanent Art Collection”
Noon - Westport Public Library - [email protected] Library: Wendy Walker, “Social Lives”
3 p.m. – Town Hall Lobby – Beautification Awards Ceremony
5 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Westport Senior Center - Westport Weston Health Department Seasonal Flu Clinic
5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. - Westport Historical Society - Preservation of Capital and Prudent Estate Planning in this Market Environment
7 p.m. – Town Hall Room 307 – Green Energy Task Force
7:30 p.m. – Town Hall Room 201 – Flood & Erosion Control Board
8 p.m. – Town Hall Auditorium – Board of Finance (live coverage cable channel 79 and westportct.gov)
8 P.M. – Town Hall Room 309 – RTM Education and Health and Human Service Committees
8 p.m. - Westport Country Playhouse - “The Breath of Life”

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Staples Boys Soccer Edges Norwalk 2-1

In a match that had all the trappings of an FCIAC final –- a fervent crowd, fierce play and a fight to the finish –- Westport’s Staples High School boys soccer team tonight edged Norwalk, 2-1. WestportNow.com Image
Frankie Bergonzi is a force for Staples. The junior is part of a defensive unit that has surrendered only three goals in eight games. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Lisa Krosse for WestportNow.com

The game marked the halfway point of the regular season. Staples, now 8-0-0, is now off until Saturday at 6 p.m. at Brookfield.

Tonight’s match at Norwalk’s Testa Field was scoreless through the first half. Both sides had chances, but the Wrecker defense of Mikey Fitzgerald, Sean Gallagher, Frankie Bergonzi and Jack Hennessy –- with keeper Michael McCarthy backing them up –- held fast.

Staples broke the deadlock 3 minutes into the second half.  Matteo Marzoli’s corner kick was not cleared, and Fitzgerald was there to bang it home.

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Going Down: 10 Elizabeth Drive

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The house at 10 Elizabeth Drive off Westport’s Old Road was demolished today. Built in 1954, the one-story split level had 1,801 square feet, was situated on a .54-acre property and traded ownership at $560,000 in August. It was the WestportNow Teardown of the Day on May 7, 2009. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

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Home Grown

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Diana Zaslow of Westport wanted to share with WestportNow readers a product of her garden. In an e-mail, she wrote, “When I was a little girl, I remember my aunt asking my uncle to go out and pick the ‘gagooz,’ but I do not remember what it looked like. Last spring, I found a plant called ‘caccuzzi.’  Lo and behold, look what it produced. It took over my whole vegetable garden. I cooked the small ones (about a foot long) and they were delicious. I made bread, cakes, stews and quiches. The large one I will probably let dry out as a gourd.” (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo

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Blimp View

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A blimp passes over the cannons at Westport’s Compo Beach. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Larry Untermeyer for WestportNow.com

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Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Ken Bernhard Gets State Ethics Chair

G. Kenneth Bernhard of Westport has been elected to a two-year term as chairman of Connecticut’s Citizens’ Ethics Advisory Board.  WestportNow.com Image
Ken Bernhard: takes over this month. Contributed photo

Bernhard, a principal at the law firm of Cohen and Wolf, P.C. and a former Westport Town Attorney as well as state representative, was originally appointed to the board by House Minority Leader Lawrence Cafero in 2008.

He is set to begin his term as chairman this month. The board was created in 2005 to serve as the governing body for the Office of State Ethics, an independent watchdog agency that replaced the State Ethics Commission.

Bernhard, who represented Westport from 1997-2005 in the Connecticut General Assembly where he served as Assistant Minority Leader, said, “There is nothing more important to the democratic process than having a government that maintains the highest ethical standards. 

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Sprucing Up the Compo Area

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Westporter Adam Derrick, a member of the Compo Beach Improvement Association, clips and trims plants on Soundview Drive today to help keep it beautiful. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Phyllis Groner for WestportNow.com

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Wind Advisory Issued

The National Weather Service in Upton, N.Y. has issued a wind advisory for Westport and area in effect from 11 a.m. Wednesday to midnight.

After the passage of a cold front Wednesday morning, a strong westerly flow will develop across the region by midday Wednesday, an advisory said.

This will result in winds increasing to 25 to 30 mph with gusts between 40 and 50 mph from late Wednesday morning through the afternoon and
into Wednesday evening.

Winds will gradually weaken Wednesday night but remain gusty through early Thursday, the advisory said.

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Getting Ready for the Holidays

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The autumn leaves may be just about nearing their peak colors, but workers from Izzo’s Gardens were at Colonial Green on Post Road East today perched on ladders stringing holiday lights. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Lynn U. Miller for WestportNow.com

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Absentee Ballots Available for Nov. 3 Election

Westport Town Clerk Patricia H. Strauss has announced that absentee ballots for the Municipal Election, to be held Nov. 3, are available at the Town Clerk’s office, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. -  4:30 p.m.

Registered electors may qualify for the following reasons: active service in the armed forces of the United States; illness or physical disability; religious tenets, which forbid secular activity on the day of the election; duties as an election official at the polling place other than their own during all of the hours of voting, and absence from the town during all of the hours of voting.

Application for a ballot can be requested in person at the Town Clerk’s office located in Room 105 at the Town Hall, 110 Myrtle Ave, or by calling (203)341-1110. 

The application form is also available on-line by downloading the form at www.westportct.gov.

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Autumn Scene

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The Minuteman looks over the autumn scene near Westport’s Compo Beach. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Lynn U. Miller for WestportNow.com

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Judging Westport’s Top Dog

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Judging for Westport Animal Shelter Advocates’ Westport’s Top Dog photo/essay contest took place Monday at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Albert Beasley in Westport.  The judges included (l-r) John Horkel, executive director of Earthplace; First Selectman Gordon F. Joseloff, and Kathleen Suchy, Westport Animal Control assistant. The winners will be announced at the WASA Top Dog contest on Oct. 24 (rain date Oct. 25) at Compo Beach. For additional information about WASA and forthcoming activities, visit www.westportwasa.org. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo

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Flu Shots at Library Today

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Westport CERT volunteer Nizarali Nadirali and Ken Kellogg, director of emergency preparedness for the Westport Weston Heath District, set up the flu shot sign at the entrance to the Westport Public Library today. The District is administering flu shots today from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the library. Flu shots will also be available to the public on Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Westport Center for Senior Activities. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

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Catching the Afternoon Light

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Some trumpet-like flowers caught the afternoon light in Colonial Green on Post Road East opposite the Saugatuck Congregational Church. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Lynn U. Miller for WestportNow.com

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