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Tuesday, October 06, 2015



Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Rehearsing for ‘Broken Glass’ Image
The cast of the Westport Country Playhouse production of Arthur MIller’s “Broken Glass” rehearses for tonight’s first preview celebrating the year of the playwright’s 100th birthday (born Oct. 17, 1915.) The play, based on the time of Kristallnacht (The Night of Broken Glass) in Nazi Germany, when a Brooklyn Jewish couple’s marriage begins to shatter, opens Saturday and runs through Oct. 24. It is directed by Mark Lamos, Playhouse artistic director. Pictured are: Steven Skybell (l) and Stephen Schnetzer. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for

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Promoting Oct. 17 Halloween Window Painting Contest Image
Linda Matthews, Westport Weston Chamber of Commerce executive assistant, dressed as a witch today as she went door to door in downtown Westport to spook up some windows for the Chamber’s Halloween window painting contest. The event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17 and children of all ages are invited to put their artistic skills to work on merchant store front windows to create the spookiest and/or best Halloween-themed painting. For more information and to register for the event go to  (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo

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Full House for Stress Management Workshop Image
A workshop, “Mindful Parenting: Strategies to Manage Stress and Promote Inner Strength” attracted an overflow crowd today to the Westport Town Hall auditorium. The workshop, hosted by Barbara Butler, director of the town’s Department of Human Services, along with the Westport Positive Youth Development Initiative, Weston Youth Services, and Wilton Youth Council, was led by keynote speaker Linda Lantieri, director of The Inner Resilience Program. It is an initiative that equips school personnel with the skills and strategies to strengthen their inner resiliency in order to model these skills for young people in their care. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for

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Program that Grew Out of 9/11 Draws Large Crowd Image
Linda Lantieri, director f New York-based The Inner Resilience Program, addresses a packed workshop today in the Westport Town Hall auditorium. The program was founded by Lantieri in the spring of 2002 in response to the effects of the events of Sept. 11, 2001 on New York City schools. The aim was to equip school staff and parents with the skills necessary to build back their inner strength and resilience, and to model this way of being for the children in their care. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for

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Celebrating Restaurant Week Image
Celebrating Westport’s Restaurant Week, First Selectman Jim Marpe and Westport Weston Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, Matthew Mandell, today are welcomed at Positano Ristorante, next to the Westport Country Playhouse, by its owner/chef Joseph Scarpati. Sponsored by the Chamber, Restaurant week is actually two weeks and runs to Oct. 18. Click here for list of participating restaurents. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for

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Honoring Our Heritage: 93 Cross Highway Image
The owner of the historic 1764-built house at 93 Cross Highway is the recipient of two preservation honors, one local and one national award. The local award, an historical plaque from the Westport Historical Society (WHS) designating the house as a local historic landmark and a national award listing the house on the National Register of Historic Places. The homeowner, Ed Gerber, vice chair of the Historic District Commission (HDC) and president of the Westport Historical Society (WHS), purchased the house in 2010. The historic house is known today as the Eliphalet Sturges 1764-1767 and George Hand Wright 1907-1951 House. (See WestportNow May 24, 2015) Presenting the awards (l-r) Bob Weingarten, WHS house plaque historian, Gerber, and First Selectman Jim Marpe. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for

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One Injured in I-95 Westport Crash Image
One person was injured today in a two-car crash on I-95 southbound in Westport near Exit 17. The injuries appeared to be non-life threatening, said Assistant Fire Chief Larry Conklin. The right and middle lanes were closed by the accident, which occurred just before noon. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo

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WestportNow Teardown of the Day: 27 Westfair Drive Image
An application for a permit to demolish the house at Westport’s 27 Westfair Drive, off Post Road East, is in process. Built in 1946, the 1-1/4 story cape has 974-square feet and is situated on a .29-acre property. Because the house was built more than 50 years ago, the application will be reviewed by the Westport Historic District Commission. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for

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In the Pink Image
Monday’s sunset as seen from Westport’s Saugatuck Shores area. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Penny Sousa for

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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

8 a.m. - Town Hall Room 102 - TEAM Westport
8:45 a.m. - Town Hall Room 309 - Westport Municipal Pension Plan
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - “The Print Show: 45 years of Printmaking with Pace Prints”
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Westport Historical Society - “Talk of the Town”
10 a.m. - Westport Library - Book Chat
2 p.m. - Westport Library - Movie: “I’ll See You in My Dreams”
4 p.m. - 6 p.m. - Westport Library - Drop-in Tech Help
7 p.m. - Westport Library - Westport & The New Yorker: Conversation with Andrew Bentley, Eve Potts, & Lee Lorenz
7 p.m. - Westport Country Playhouse - “Broken Glass”
7:30 p.m. - Town Hall Auditorium - Representative Town Meeting Public Hearing (live coverage cable channel 79, AT&T channel 99, and

See more events:  Celebrate Westport Calendar

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Monday, October 05, 2015

P&Z Candidates Spar in League Debate

By James Lomuscio

Tonight’s League of Women Voters (LWV) of Westport debate among candidates for the Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) at times seemed like a debate about a single subject—Baron’s South. Image
Tonight’s League of Women Voters of Westport Town Hall event featured a debate among candidates for the Planning and Zoning Commission.  (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Phyllis Groner for

The seven-year effort to build a senior housing complex on the 22-acre town-owned property was mentioned repeatedly by participants seven months after its controversial end in March with the Republican-controlled P&Z declaring all of the land open space.

In fact, the issue became so contentious at the debate’s onset that Republican P&Z Chairman Chip Stephens asked all of the other candidates and LWV Moderator Jean Rabinow to move on.

“This has to be more than a one-issue debate,” said Stephens, who had earlier cited traffic and congestion as major town issues.

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RTM Candidates Lobby for Votes in the Lobby Image
Prior to tonight’s League of Women Voters of Westport presentations and debates in the Town Hall auditorium, candidates for the Representative Town Meeting (RTM), the town’s 36-member nonpartisan legislative body, met with constituents in the Town Hall lobby. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Phyllis Groner for

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Lobbying for Votes

The Town Hall lobby was crowded tonight with candidates for the Representative Town Meeting (RTM) meeting with constituents prior to the League of Women Voters of Westport debates. Phyllis Groner for

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Celebrating Arthur Miller Image
A glimpse of a scene from “The Crucible,” Arthur Miller’s 1996 adapted screenplay can be seen tonight through a door of the Sheffer Rehearsal Hall at the Westport Country Playhouse. Directed by Nicholas Hytner, the film was presented in a free screening in partnership with the Westport Cinema Initiative, a prelude to a series of events celebrating Arthur Miller’s 100th birthday. The Playhouse production of Miller’s “Broken Glass” begins previews Tuesday. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Peter Chenot: for

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WestportNow Teardown of the Day: 3 Kensington Place Image
An application for a permit to demolish the house at Westport’s 3 Kensington Place, off North Avenue, is in process. Built in 1987, the two-story custom colonial has 3,547 square feet, is situated on a 1.26-acre property and changed ownership last month for $1,350,000. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for

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