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More than 200 students representing Fairfield, Redding, Stamford, Weston, Westport and several other towns presented their History Day projects to teams of judges at the Fairfield District History Day in Connecticut Contest.
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A portrait workshop for students, given in conjunction with the exhibit, "Face to Face: Portraits from WSPAC as It Turns 50," will be offered on April 27 at the Westport LIbrary.
The president of Norwalk Community College, who lives in Westport, has agreed to pay $3,000 in fines to settle allegations that he violated the state Code of Ethics by using public money to pay for his wife's fees at four 2010 events.
Westport Country Playhouse will host a free workshop for area educators, "Immigration, Marginalization, and the Perception of Identity: A Professional Development Workshop Inspired by the Play `Intimate Apparel,' " on Thursday, April 24, from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., in conjunction with the nonprofit organization Facing History and Ourselves.
The event, beginning at 5:30 p.m., will feature cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, a performance by jazz musician Chris Coogan , a silent auction and a giving tree.
The new president of Metro-North, Joseph Guilietti, and Department of Transportation Commissioner James Redeker will answer questions from Westport commuters on Thursday, April 24, at 7:30 p.m. at the Westport Metro-North eastbound station house.
Although this brick, timber and slate home resembles it's early 20th-century neighbors, it was actually built in 2012.
The folks at Near & Far Aid know how to throw a party. So much so that their celebrations since 2000 have raised more than $13 million for Fairfield County organizations fighting to break the cycle of poverty.
Westport residents will have an opportunity Monday, April 21, to meet principals of the maintenance company that aims to upgrade Longshore Club Park's 18-hole course while saving the town $755,450 over three years, Parks & Recreation Director Stuart McCarthy has announced.
"I have a strong passion for helping those in need and I have spent much of my life working to make a difference and transform lives," Cavanagh said.
The importance of staging your home for sale has clearly become more apparent to savvy Westport home sellers.
Staples High School's music department invites the Westport community to a special concert by the Dallas Brass on Wednesday, April 23, at 7 p.m. in the Staples auditorium.
Fairfield resident and state Senate Republican Leader John McKinney, R-Easton, Fairfield, Newtown, Weston and Westport, is leading all GOP gubernatorial candidates in fundraising as of March 31. According to McKinney's website , he has raised $178,561 from 2,033 donations, followed by Tom Foley, who has raised $131,511 from 1,592 donations.
Eden Schumer, left, and Victoria Cao, both studetns at Coleytown Middle School were winners in the 2014 Connecticut Student Writers contest sponsored by the University of Connecticut English Department.