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New Saugatuck Postal Box Facility Open

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The new Saugatuck post office box building has opened at the corner of Franklin and Ketchum Streets. The new facility includes all the post office boxes from the temporary trailer, which has been located up the street at 20 Saugatuck Ave. It has been there since September 2009 following the closing of the Saugatuck Post Office at 611 Riverside Ave. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Bob Eckman for WestportNow.com

Amadeus Piano—the Official Opening

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There was an official ribbon cutting Friday for Amadeus Piano, 240 Post Road East. Open since June, it sprecializes in piano tuning, repairs, restoration, refinishing, rentals, sales, storage and moving. Among those taking part were Second Selectman Avi Kaner (3rd l), Matthew Mandell (2nd l), president of the Westport Weston Chamber of Commerce, and owner Yuri Feygin (c). (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo

Saturday,  September 13, 2014


10:30 a.m. – Longshore Sailing School – Westport Historical Society Kayak Tour to Historic Cockenoe Island
Noon – 4 p.m. – Westport Historical Society – “Larry Silver/Westport Visions” & “Faces in the Crowd”
2 p.m. – Westport Library – Open Meeting of Fairfield County Writers Group
6 p.m. – Wakeman Town Farm – Grassroots Harvest Dinner

See more events:  Celebrate Westport Calendar

Xavier Shuts Out Staples Football 3-0

Xavier High School of Middletown tonght shut out Staples High School 3-0 in the season home opener for the Wreckers.

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The Wreckers take the field tonight in the third season opener under permanent lights. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Tony Riggio for WestportNow.com

The difference in the Friday night under the lights contest was a game-winning 20-yard field goal with 1.3 seconds left by senior kicker Andrew Verre.

The Wreckers knew going in it was going to be tough. The Falcons won three straight Class LL state championships from 2010-2012.

It was perfect football weather as Staples played its third season home opener under permanent lights. Next up for Staples is Wilton at Wilton on Sept. 19.