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Costumes of All Kinds

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There were costumes of all kinds at Westport Town Hall today as Halloween celebrants trick or treated in offices and gathered in the auditorium for games and dancing to music by a DJ. This is the second year in a row that rain has canceled the Main Street parade. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

Halloween Parade Canceled

The Weatport Parks and Recreation Department, along with the Downtown Merchants Association and the Westport PAL, canceled today’s Halloween parade due to the inclement weather.

Instead, treats and entertainment will be available in Town Hall beginning at 3:30 p.m

Children, especially those under 8, are invited to gather treats in Town Hall offices and meet in the auditorium for music and fun by entertainer, Frank C.

Inclement weather also caused cancellation of the parade last year, the first time since 2012, when Super Storm Sandy was approaching.

Thursday, October 27, 2016


9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Westport Weston Family YMCA – Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Westport Arts Center – “MORE Than Words”
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Westport Historical Society – “Art to the Max”
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – 50 Imperial Ave – Westport Farmers Market
10 a.m. – Earthplace – Sasco Brook Pollution Abatement Committee
3:30 p.m. – Town Hall – Westport P&R, DMA, P.A.L. Children’s Halloween Celebration VENUE CHANGE
6 p.m. – Westport Senior Center – Estate Planning Seminar
6:30 p.m. – Westport Library – Chess Club for Adults
8 p.m. – Westport Country Playhouse – “Camelot”

See more events:  Celebrate Westport Calendar

Staples Girls Win Senior Day Meet

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The Staples High School Girls Swim & Dive Team concluded a successful dual meet season today as they celebrated Senior Day during a win over Westhill/Stamford (96-88). The victory concluded a four meet run in which Staples outscored Trumbull (92-89), Danbury (95-70) and Norwalk/McMahon (96-88). Pictured are Staples seniors (l-r) Kristina Wasserman, Caroline Gray, Kenzie Healy, Lily Dane, Hope PEnwell, Dia Mahesh, Claire Meehan, Michelle Lopez, and Ashley Duncan. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo

Real Estate Report: Pay Attention to Market

By Judy Szablak

Special to WestportNow

When establishing a price on a home that you are either buying or selling in Westport, pay close attention to what the market is telling you.

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Featured Home:This home at 10 Fairfield Ave. is listed at $2,480,000. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Photo courtesy of Coldwell Banker/Fairfield

While no two homes can be exactly alike due to differing amenities, lots, and/or location, there are a few determining factors that will always point to the right value.

Prior similar sales are significant, however proper adjustments would need to be made with the variety of closed inventory.

One of the most important reasons behind this is bank appraisals.

In Conversation

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Westport photographer Richard Frank (r) tonight discussed his work with Westport Library Artist-in-Residence and illustrator/photographer Miggs Burroughs. They talked about Franks’s 40-year career and the path that led him into photography, including taking the seminal photo of Muhammad Ali, which helped validate his decision to pursue photography as a career.  Frank’s works are featured in the Great Hall exhibit “Always Looking,” which runs through Jan. 4. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Nicholas Pisarro, Jr. for WestportNow.com