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Monday, January 03, 2005

Welcome Back

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Staples High School Principal John Dodig watches as students and staff return to classes through the new main entrance after a fire alarm sounded less than 90 minutes after school began today. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

   

01/03/05 02:10 PM Comments () • Permalink

Students Return to Classes Through Still Unfinished Entrance

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Staples High School students make their way back to classes today after a fire alarm went off shortly after school began. A temporary fence surrounds the tile Staples seal on the floor of the new main entrance which has yet to be completed. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

   

01/03/05 02:08 PM Comments () • Permalink

Back to Work

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With many people off for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, it was back to work today for many Westport commuters. They lined up to get on the 8:13 to a.m. to Grand Central. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

   

01/03/05 01:37 PM Comments () • Permalink

Down to the Wire

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Students will occupy part of the new $74 million Westport Staples High School today. Preparations went almost down to the wire to get 34 classrooms ready for students returning from the holiday break. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

   

01/03/05 04:13 AM Comments () • Permalink

Monday, Jan. 3, 2005


8 p.m. - Staples High School Library - Board of Education (live coverage on Cablevision Channel 78)

   

01/03/05 04:04 AM Comments () • Permalink

Sunday, January 02, 2005

A Compo Balancing Act

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Westporter Jerry Kuyper said the balmy New Year’s Day weather was just too good for him to resist creating a rock sculpture at Compo Beach. Kuyper was recently highlighted in the “Connecticut 24/7” volume of the “America 24/7 series.” His art can be seen more directly in his online Photo Album, with images of precariously balanced mixed constructions from Maine to Switzerland (CLICK TO ENLARGE). Contributed photo

   

01/02/05 11:15 PM Comments () • Permalink

A Beautiful End to a Beautiful New Year’s Day

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What a better way to end a summer-like New Year’s Day than a hand-holding sunset stroll at Compo Beach. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Richard Barnett for WestportNow.com

   

01/02/05 04:07 AM Comments () • Permalink

Saturday, January 01, 2005

Compo Crowds

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Westport’s Compo Beach was unusually busy today as 59-degree, sunny New Year’s Day weather brought out lots of people who no doubt cant wait for the end of winter. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Richard Barnett for WestportNow.com

   

01/01/05 09:22 PM Comments () • Permalink

A Walk on the Not So Wild Side

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A walk on a jetty at Compo Beach was a good way to experience a balmy New Year’s Day today. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Richard Barnett for WestportNow.com

   

01/01/05 09:11 PM Comments () • Permalink

It Seemed Like All of Westport Went to the Beach Today

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It seemed like all of Westport decided to head to Compo Beach today to celebrate the New Year and the balmy weather. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Stephen Rubin for WestportNow.com

   

01/01/05 09:04 PM Comments () • Permalink

Quiet Before the Chaos

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All was quiet today at the new wing of Westport’s Staples High School less than 48 hours before a portion of the $74 million renovation and addition project was to welcome its first students. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

   

01/01/05 05:56 PM Comments () • Permalink

The Way In

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The new main entrance to Staples High School appears ready for first student use of part of the building Monday. In all, 34 classrooms will be put to use after closure of the old 7 and 9 buildings. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

   

01/01/05 05:54 PM Comments () • Permalink

New Year’s Day Swim at Compo

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Members of the Team Mossman triathalon club based at Westport’s YMCA held their second annual polar bear plunge today at Compo Beach. Altogether, several dozen members and their families took a dip in the water in relatively balmy 55-degree weather. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

   

01/01/05 05:09 PM Comments () • Permalink

A Refreshing Dip

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Emerging from their Compo Beach New Year’s Day swim today are (l-r) Clayton Tebbetts Sr., 39, of North Haven; Peter Holmquist, 40, of Wilton, and Matthew McGlynn, 39, of Weston. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

   

01/01/05 05:07 PM Comments () • Permalink

Compo Beach Gathering

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Family members, friends and supporters of the Team Mossman triathalon club based at Westport’s YMCA gathered at Compo Beach today to watch the second annual New Year’s Day polar bear plunge. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

   

01/01/05 05:05 PM Comments () • Permalink

If Only Every Day Could be Like This

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The I-95 bridge over the Saugatuck River in Westport was almost traffic-free this morning as most people stayed at home on New Year’s morning. View is from a Department of Transportation traffic camera. DOT/WestportNow.com photo

   

01/01/05 12:37 PM Comments () • Permalink

A Little Too Much New Year’s Celebrating

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A driver who may have done a little too much New Year’s celebrating glanced off a police car and then got his car hung up on a curb early today near the Sherwood Diner on Post Road East. The driver was charged with driving while intoxicated. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Ron Malone for WestportNow.com

   

01/01/05 12:22 PM Comments () • Permalink

The Bomb Squad Closes New Year’s Celebration

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The Bomb Squad funk-rock band performed in a post-midnight concert early today at Westport’s Saugatuck Elementary School, ending First Night Westport/Weston 2005. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

   

01/01/05 04:50 AM Comments () • Permalink

Funky Doings at Saugatuck El

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The popular funky-blues band Bomb Squad played two performances Friday night and early today at Saugatuck Elementary School. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Emily Laux for WestportNow.com

   

01/01/05 04:47 AM Comments () • Permalink

Westport Celebrates New Year

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Westport’‘s Jesup Green is bathed in the glow of exploding fireworks as well a bonfire (lower right) as the town celebrated the arrival of 2005 at midnight. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

   

01/01/05 04:34 AM Comments () • Permalink

Dancing in the Aisles

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Westport’s Wild Oats food store was turned into a bit of Louisiana tonight as River City Slim and the Zydeco Hogs performed a mixture of Creole and Cajun music for First Night. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

   

01/01/05 03:08 AM Comments () • Permalink

Good Spot for Fireworks Watching

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These youngsters had a good view of the early New Year’s Eve fireworks for children tonight from Westport’s Ruth Steinkraus Cohen Memorial Bridge over the Saugatuck River. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

   

01/01/05 02:56 AM Comments () • Permalink

Singing the Good News

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The sanctuary of Westport’s Christ and Holy Trinity Church was the venue tonight for a New Year’s Eve performance by the Good News Gospel Choir, a community choir that draws its members from all over Fairfield County. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

   

01/01/05 02:18 AM Comments () • Permalink

Center Stage

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The Good News Gospel Choir was center stage tonight at Westport’s Christ and Holy Trinity Church. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

   

01/01/05 02:16 AM Comments () • Permalink

Seabury Center Hosts Family Concert

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Family entertainer Les Julian, noted for his rubbery storyteller’s face, three octave voice, and guitar pyrotechnics, performed at Westport’s Seabury Center tonight as part of First Night Westport/Weston 2005. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

   

01/01/05 02:07 AM Comments () • Permalink

Key Ingredients

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The Key Ingredients, a folk-blues-spiritual-rock group, was among First Night performers tonight at Westport’s Town Hall. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

   

01/01/05 01:59 AM Comments () • Permalink

Predicting the Future

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In one room of Westport’s Town Hall tonight you could have a tarot card reading, a chair massage, and free tea and cookies—all part of New Year’s Eve First Night Westport/Weston 2005 offerings. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

   

01/01/05 01:42 AM Comments () • Permalink

A Horse and Buggy Ride for New Year’s Eve

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A horse and buggy ride around downtown Westport was a popular New Year’s Eve First Night activity tonight. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

   

01/01/05 01:32 AM Comments () • Permalink

Making the Main Street New Year’s Eve Scene

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Among those making the Main Street New Year’s Eve scene in Westport tonight was Daria Rinde, 6, a kindergartener at Westport’s Greens Farms Elementary School. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

   

01/01/05 01:18 AM Comments () • Permalink

Hollywood on the Saugatuck

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Westport’s Town Hall was surrounded by Hollywood-style searchlights tonight as the First Night Westport/Weston 2005 Film Festival was underway inside. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

   

01/01/05 12:59 AM Comments () • Permalink

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