Tuesday, May 30, 2023


Getting a Taste of Driving a Fire Engine

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Victoria Quintana, 1 1/2, of Westport gets a turn in the driver’s seat of a Westport fire engine at the Westport-Weston Cooperative Nursery School’s Touch-a-Truck event today at Coleytown Elementary School. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

Getting Up Close View of Family Y Construction

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Westport Weston Family Y president Rob Reeves and staff members today led about 50 persons on a tour of the Y construction site at Camp Mahackeno where he said the new Y home is on schedule to open by September. He said the pool construction started three weeks ago and is the last of the major components of the new Family Y campus. He said traffic lights, now under protective covering at the entrance, will be powered up next week. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

Walking the New Y Home

A group of about 50 persons went on a walking tour today of the new home of the Westport Weston Family Y under construction at Camp Mahackeno. Rob Reeves, Y president, said drywall, painting and tiling has been completed in the men’s locker room and the Vince and Linda McMahon Gymnasium wood floor will be installed next week with the scoreboard due to arrive in six weeks. Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

Inklings Wins Silver Crowns in Competition

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Inklngs, the Staples High School newspaper, has won Silver Crown awards for print and web publishing in the Columbia Scholastic Press Association annual competition at the 90th annual Spring Scholastic Convention held at Columbia University in New York. Only six digital Silver Crowns were awarded nationwide while 19 went to high school newspapers in the print category. Showing off their awards are (l-r) Simon Stracher, social media editor; Will McDonald, managing editor; Katie Cion, editor-in-chief; Hannah Foley, editor-in-chief Rachel Labarre, managing editor, and Eliza Llewellyn, web managing editor. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo

Flood Watch in Effect Tonight Through Sunday

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Westport and area from tonight through Sunday.

It said steady rain will develop by this afternoon.

The rain should then become heavy at times tonight into Sunday morning.

Rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches and locally up to 4 inches could cause flooding of small streams as well as significant urban and poor drainage flooding, an advisory said.

Saturday,  March 29, 2014

9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Westport Woman’s Club (44 Imperial Ave.) – Curio Cottage Thrift Shop Annual Tag Sale
9 a.m. – noon – Wakeman Town Farm (134 Cross Highway) – Starting Your Own Garden; Starting Seeds Inside
9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Coleytown Elementary School – Westport-Weston Cooperative Nursery School’s Touch-a-Truck
Noon – 4 p.m. – Westport Historical Society – “Cover Story: The New Yorker in Westport” & “Can’t Tell a Book by its Cover … “
3 p.m. – Westport Library – Kenan Trebincevic, “The Bosnia List: A Memoir of War, Exile, and Return”

See more events:  Celebrate Westport Calendar