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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Police Warn of ‘Phishing’ Email Scam

Westport police today warned of a “phishing email” scam involving a request identified as from the Town of Westport asking a resident to update credit card information.

Capt. Vincent Penna said it was advised by the First Selectman’s Office today “that a resident had received an email purportedly from the Town of Westport requesting that he update his credit card information to facilitate online payments made to the town.”

He said the resident questioned the validity of the email and an investigation discovered that it was not affiliated in any way with the town.

Penna said it appeared to be an attempt to obtain credit card information from individuals in a scam known as a “phishing email.”

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Daily Beast: Staples Ranked No. 20 in Northeast

The Daily Beast online website has ranked Westport’s Staples High School as No. 20 in its list of the best high schools in the Northeast and No. 69 nationally.

“We used six indicators culled from school surveys to compare public high schools in the U.S., with graduation and college acceptance rates weighed most heavily,” it said in explaining the rankings.

“Other criteria included: college-level courses and exams, percentage of students with free or reduced lunch, as well as SAT and ACT scores - another mark of how well a school prepares students for college.”

Daily Beast said Staples has an overall rank of 69 in its survey of more than 700 schools.

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WestportNow Teardown of the Day: 191 Wilton Road

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An application for a permit to demolish the house at Westport’s 191 Wilton Road is in process. Built in 1900, the two-story contemporary has 2,164 square feet and is situated on a .41-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 WestportNow.com

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New Haven Delays

UPDATE Metro-North said opposite side boarding is no longer in effect between Green’s Farms and Noroton Heights caused by earlier wire damage at East Norwalk.

Westbound trains are operating with residual delays of 10 to 15 minutes, it said.

Earlier it said eastbound service to East Norwalk, Westport and Green’s Farms has resumed.

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Thursday,  August 28, 2014


10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Westport Historical Society - “Larry Silver/Westport Visions” & “Faces in the Crowd”
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - “Scents & Soles”
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - 50 Imperial Ave. - Westport Farmers Market
7 p.m. - 14 Allen Raymond Lane - Ribbon-cutting ceremony for new Westport Weston Family Y
7 p.m. - Westport Library - Open Meeting: Saugatuck Senior Co-op Jazz Night
7 p.m. - Town Hall Room 102 - Sherwood Mill Pond Committee
7 p.m. - Town Hall Room 309 - Joint RTM Finance, Employee Compensation, Public Protection, Parks & Recreation Committees
7:15 p.m. - Town Hall Room 201/201A - Westport Youth Commission
8 p.m. - Levitt Pavilion - Pine Leaf Boys
8 p.m. - Westport Country Playhouse - “Things We Do For Love”

See more events:  Celebrate Westport Calendar

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

First Debate: Malloy Apologizes to Teachers, Needles Foley

By Mark Pazniokas

www.ctmirror.org

Norwich –- Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Tom Foley spent a fast-paced hour in their first debate tonight straining to make the race for governor turn on questions of each other’s records, Malloy’s as governor and Foley’s as a businessman.

In a sweltering theater at Norwich Free Academy, the Democratic incumbent and Republican challenger played a punishing game of serve and volley, riffing for more than 10 minutes at one point in response to a single question on gun control.

Malloy, who seldom publicly acknowledges regret or mistakes, apologized to teachers, whom he insulted three years ago by saying tenure could be won simply by showing up.

“I should admit that was bad language,” said Malloy, who was greeted before the debate by rallying unions members, including the president of AFT-Connecticut. “I shouldn’t have said it. I apologize for saying it.

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The Rains Came But the Show Went On

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The rains came but “The Magic of Lyn” show went on tonight at the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts. It was the first rain-marred performance at the new Levitt since it opened July 20. On Aug. 12, the Treehouse Comedy Club performed indoors at Saugatuck Elementary School because of the threat of rain. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Helen Klisser During for WestportNow.com

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Rain Drives Levitt Crowd to Shelter But Show Goes On

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A rain shower drove many at the “Magic of Lyn” performance tonight at the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts to seek shelter at the rear of the pavilion, but the show went on.  (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Helen Klisser During for WestportNow.com

Posted 09:11 PM
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Rain Look

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Sophia Blum, 9, of Westport managed a smile tonight despite being rain-soaked and having her face paint run as rain disrupted “The Magic of Lyn” ticketed event at the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Helen Klisser During for WestportNow.com

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Miggs Magic

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A highlight of “The Magic of Lyn” show tonight at the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts was the surprise appearance of Westport graphic artist Miggs Burroughs who magically emerged from an empty box to thrill the crowd. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

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Master Illusionist

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Master Illusionist Lyn Dillies performed in “The Magic of Lyn” tonight at the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts. Rain later sent many in the audience scurrying for shelter, but the show went on. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

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Melissa & Doug & Family

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Tonight ticketed Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts performance of “The Magic of Lyn” was part of the Melissa & Doug Children’s Series at the Levitt. Among those enjoying the performance were the toymaker’s owners, Melissa and Doug Bernstein, with children (l-r) Nate, 6, Setee, 7, and Sydell, 10, and (rear) Doug’s parents, Bob and Bobbie Bernstein. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

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Addressing Artists Collective

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About 40 local artists tonight attended the third meeting of the Westport Artists Collective at the Westport Arts Center. Westport artist Tammy Winser, one of the founding members, addressed the group, which meets the last Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Center. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Helen Klisser During for WestportNow.com

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Town Honors Parks & Rec Lifesavers

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The Town of Westport tonight honored three Parks & Recreation Department employees for saving the life of a fellow employee after he suffered a heart attack on the job on May 31, Memorial Day. The three, David Ellis (l), Joey Bairaktaris (2nd l), and Ian Chasnow (r), performed CPR on Jawara Kafhka (c). He said he spent six nights in intensive care before beginning to recover. With them is First Selectman Jim Marpe, who presented certificates of commendation to the employees at a Parks & Recreation Commission meeting. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Phyllis Groner for WestportNow.com

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Yoga and Art

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Members iof the National Charity League (NLC ), a mother/daughter group committed to doing philanthropic work in the community and developing leadership skills, learn to relax today with yoga instructor Raquel Marra at the Westport Arts Center This was one of their monthly meetings. The youngsters wanted to learn relaxation and stress reduction techniques since they are all beginning their freshman year. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Helen Klisser During for WestportNow.com

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