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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

So Much Attention for a Little Palm

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A new palm tree planted at the mouth of the Ned Dimes Marina at Westport’s Compo Beach is getting plenty of attention from photographers, especially at sunset, such as this one on Tuesday. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Eileen Lavigne Flug for WestportNow.com

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017


8:30 a.m. - Town Hall Room 307/309 - Board of Selectmen (live coverage cable channel 79, Frontier channel 99, and westportct.gov)
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - “Main Street to Madison Avenue”
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Westport Historical Society - “The High School That Rocked!” & “Magical Thinking”
4 p.m. - Westport Library - DeweyKnit: Grade 4 to Adult
4:30 p.m. - Town Hall Room 309 - Tree Board
7 p.m. - Westport Library - Business: How to Create Engaging Presentations
7 p.m. - Town Hall Auditorium - Aquarion Water Company information session
7 p.m. - Levitt Pavilion - Children’s Series: Justin Roberts & The Not Ready for Naptime Players
8 p.m. - 10 p.m. - Westport Astronomical Society (182 Bayberry Lane) - Public Star Party (if skies are clear)

See more events:  Celebrate Westport Calendar

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Gallery: Library Pop Up Painting Party


Scenes from tonight’s Westport Library Pop Up Painting Party with the library’s artist-in-residence Miggs Burroughs and Chris Timmons, exhibits curator. Guest artists painted in 50 “frames” sketched out on the now-blank McManus Room walls. The exhibit will be on display in the McManus Room until it is closed for construction in late July as part of the library’s transformation project. J.C. Martin for WestportNow.com

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Enjoying a Post-Rain Performance

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A post-rain performance tonight at Westport’s Levitt Pavilion delighted a somewhat sparse crowd. Comedians from Connecticut’s Treehouse Comedy Club provided the entertainment. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

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Headlining at Levitt Comedy Night

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Australian-born comedian Jim Dailakis was the headline performer tonight at the Levitt Pavilion. Although rain slightly delayed the performance, and likely cut down on audience numbers, those who did attend enjoyed an evening of comedy courtesy of the Treehouse Comedy Club. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) J.C. Martin for WestportNow.com

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Center Sunset -1

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Tonight’s sunset as seen over Westport’s center. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Taylor Harrington for WestportNow.com

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Center Sunset - 2

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Another view of tonight’s sunset over the Saugatuck River in Westport’s center. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) J. C. Martin for WestportNow.com

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Center Sunset -3

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The post-rain sunset provided spectacular scenes around Westport tonight, including this one along the Saugatuck River just north of the Ruth Steinkraus Cohen Bridge. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Taylor Harrington for WestportNow.com

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Gallery: Rainbows Over Westport


Tonight’s heavy rains were followed by sunshine, producing rainbows around Westport. J.C. Martin, Phil Levieff, and Penny Sousa for WestportNow.com

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Fun at Tuesdays @ The Train After the Rain

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Guests who stuck around late today after a thunderstorm spoiled the early hour of the debut of Tuesdays @ The Train enjoyed a sunny summer day. Games, food, and drinks were available to attendees, but the rain knocked out the band and its electronics. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

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Family Fun at Tuesdays @ The Train

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A family enjoys one of the games late today at the debut of Tuesdays @ The Train at Luciano Park in Westport’s Saugatuck area presented by the Westport-Weston Chamber of Commerce. A torrential rainstorm chased many of the early arrivals away, but those who stayed or came later enjoyed partly cloudy weather. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

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Rain Spoils Tuesdays @ The Train Debut

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Just as the debut of the Tuesdays @ The Train was getting started late today at Luciano Park in Westport’s Saugatuck area, the rains came, sending many attendees home while others huddled under tents. “It was a wet run instead of a dry run,” quipped Matthew Mandell, executive director of the Westport-Weston Chamber of Commerce, who came up with the idea. The rain stopped a short time later and the sun even reappeared, but by then the band’s electronics were useless. Future Tuesdays @ the Train are scheduled for July 18 and Aug. 8. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo

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Lifeguard Reunion to Support Stew Leonard III Children’s Charities

By James Lomuscio

David Jones, a 1971 Staples High School graduate who lives in Rhode Island, said it was his complete remission from Stage 4 metastatic colon and liver cancer last Labor Day that transformed him and his outlook on life.

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David Jones: determined “to give back.”  Contributed photo

It was a turnaround that took him from high-pressure sales to philanthropy –- and full circle now as he orchestrates a fundraiser for his old Staples High School friend Stew Leonard Jr. and the Stew Leonard III Children’s Charities.

Jones’ new chapter began last fall when after more than 40 years in sales, marketing and communications, he decided to parlay those energies into philanthropy.

Determined to “give back,” he became involved in hospital development, becoming major gifts officer for a not-for-profit 100-bed community hospital.

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RTM’s Flug to Take Over as Assistant Town Attorney

Eileen Lavigne Flug, moderator of Westport Representative’s Town Meeting (RTM), for almost four years, will be appointed assistant town attorney in August, replacing Gail Kelly who is leaving that post at the end of July, First Selectman Jim Marpe and Town Attorney Ira Bloom announced today.

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Eileen Flug:: “a great honor.”Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

Flug’s appointment comes as she joins the firm Berchem, Moses & Devlin, P.C. as senior counsel. Most recently she has been with Cohen & Wolf, P.C.

“I am very pleased to appoint Eileen Lavigne Flug as the new assistant town attorney beginning in August,” said Marpe. “Eileen is widely respected in town, has an excellent understanding of town government, and has a distinguished legal background.

“We have had the opportunity to work together closely during the past three-and-a-half years in our respective town leadership roles, so I know that she will add tremendous value to the town through her new responsibilities,” he added.

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Touring the Center for Senior Activities

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In advance of a Representative Town Meeting (RTM) approval vote July 11 for funds to expand and enhance the Westport Center for Senior Activities (WCSA), RTM members and others today toured the facility and nearby grounds. Sue Pfister (foreground), executive director of WCSA, led the tour. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

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