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Zane Abdelsadek has a busy schedule these days. In addition to a full day of school, the first-grader's daily itinerary may include running around the neighborhood, digging for worms, playing Power Rangers, trampoline jumping or karate.
Westport's Staples High School was recently recognized as one of the best high schools in the state and nationwide by The Daily Beast and Newsweek Magazine.
It wasn't exactly business as usual, but the second morning without through train service on Metro North Railroad went fairly smoothly.
Police Chief Dale Call , updating traffic and parking guidelines for Westport's railroad stations, said officials expect heavier Tuesday ridership on Metro-North trains, and the buses bringing passengers to the Saugatuck depot from points east.
For a second consecutive day, dense fog blankets most of southwestern Connecticut early today, and increasingly warm, humid conditions has prompted the state to issue an air-quality alert.
Connecticut commuters endured sluggish train rides, or avoided the hassle on Monday, as Metro-North workers repaired the busiest U.S. rail line after a two-train collision on Friday injured more than 70 people.
UPDATE It was relatively smooth going today as Metro-North train service on the New Haven Line resumed from Westport for the first time since Friday night's Bridgeport crash caused a rail shutdown.
Today's resumption of service from the Westport train station was a disaster for the Commuter Coffee shop on Railroad Place, blocked off for only buses.
Westport police made use of newly acquired electronic variable message signs - paid for with federal funds - to help direct traffic around the Westport train station today.
WESTPORT, Conn. Here's a list of Westport home sales and property transfers from April 22 to 26, as reported by the town clerk's office.
There will be no train service at Fairfield Metro, Fairfield Center or Southport stations Monday in the wake of a Metro-North train collision Friday in Bridgeport, but a bus link will transport riders to Westport, where limited westward service is planned in the morning and eastward from Westport in the evening.
Participants wokred out at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport today before the inaugural 5K walk to raise funds for the National KIdney Foundation and raise awareness of the risks of kidney disease.
Aerialist Shaunna Kotka of Las Vegas entertained the crowd from a suspended hoop Saturday night at the Westport Arts Center's Art Noir Ball.
Nancy Gault of Westport, president of the board of the Westport Arts Center, presents William Felton of Weston, first vice president, with an award at tonight's Art Noir Ball 2013 at the Steel Shed in Norwalk.