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I’m Buzz, and I Have a New Home

German shepherd mix puppy Buzz needs a home
Hi, I’m Buzz! Connecticut Humane Society

Buzz was surrendered to the CT Humane Society (455 Post Road E., (203) 227-4137) limping and starving—for food and affection. He has quickly become a favorite with the staff and volunteers because of his loving personality and his eagerness to be with both people and other dogs. Buzz is an 8-month-old altered male German shepherd mix. Please stop by soon to meet him. He will take you to infinity and beyond as your new best friend and family member.

Saugatuck Students Help Malawi Children Fight Malaria

Save The Children gift
The fifth grade class of Westport’s Saugatuck Elementary School learned about malaria and decided to help children at risk from contracting this life-threatening disease. The class held a school-wide walkathon and other fund-raising activities and raised more than $4,350. Today they donated this money to children in Malawi, Africa through Save the Children, which will use the money to treat Malawi children at their schools. Treatment in a school setting encourages school attendance and allows doctors to track students’ medical health.  (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Phyllis Groner for WestportNow.com

I’m Rita, and I Was Adopted

Hound mix Rita needs a home
Hi, I’m Rita! (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Connecticut Humane Society

We are just in love with this little girl. Her name is Rita, and she is a 4-year-old spayed female hound mix. You can find Rita at the CT Humane Society (455 Post Road E., (203) 227-4137). She is extremely friendly and affectionate and really knows how to put a smile on your face. Rita gets along well with other dogs too. Rita will be a marvelous and joyful addition to your life and your family.

Tuesday, June 19, 2007


8:30 a.m. – Town Hall Room 309 – Celebrate Westport
10 a.m. – Westport Public Library – Jobseekers Resource Seminar
10 a.m. – Town Hall Room 309 – Arts Advisory Committee
10:30 a.m. & 7:30 p.m. – Westport Public Library – Pageturners: “Summer Guest”
6:30 p.m. – Town Hall Room 201 – Board of Finance/RTM Finance and RTM Education Committees
7 p.m. – Town Hall Room 309/307 – RTM Long Range Planning Committee
8 p.m. – Town Hall Auditorium – RTM Special Meeting (live coverage cable channel 79 and westportct.gov)

12-Year-Old Girl in Merritt Crash Dies

A 12-year-old Waterbury girl injured in a Sunday morning car crash on the Merritt Parkway in Westport has died, according to Westport officials.

The girl was a front seat passenger in a car driven by her mother and also carrying two of her sisters, ages 6 and 9, which crashed into a tree near the Clinton Avenue overpass. (See WestportNow June 17, 2007)

The injured were taken to Norwalk Hospital and the 12-year-old was later transferred to Yale New Haven Hospital where she died, according to the officials. State Police spokesman Lt. J. Paul Vance said he could not confirm the death and said the last word he had was that she was critical.

State police identified the driver of the car as Isabel Pastore, 32, They said she told them she began to change into the left hand lane when she lost control of the car and it veered to the right and struck the tree.

John Ward Sportsmanship Award

Ward Award
The John Ward award presentation took place at Meyer Field in Westport.  It is given annually to the 8th grader in the Juniors (U14) softball league who exemplifies good sportsmanship and their love for the game.  It is given in memory of the late John Ward, a popular league coach who passed away in 1990. The recipient is voted on by the league’s coaches.  This year winner is Courtney Garzone of the Chargers.  Pictured (l-r): Sue White, VP of girls’ softball, Courtney Garzone and Bill Meyer, former VP of girls’ softball and annual presenter. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Allen Bomes for WestportNow.com