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Looking back, Westport artist Leonard Everett Fisher, who turns 90 next month, finds it unbelievable that as an 18-year-old with an artistic bent and a knowledge of drafting that he was tapped by the U.S. Army to create military topographical maps for the D-Day invasion of Normandy, for Gen.
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Bill and Nancy Gault stand near a painting of a gravel pit where Gault worked as a young man, part of a new exhibit about the Gault family at Westport Historical Society that opened Friday.
Also opening tonight at the Westport Historical Society's Mollie Dononvan Gallery was "Tracy Sugarman, Citizen-Artist" about the life of the Westport illustrator, writer and civil rights activist who died in January at age 91.
The Board of Finance voted 5-2 Thursday night to increase the town's tax rate by 0.9 percent in the 2013-2014 fiscal year, which means the average homeowner in Westport -- where homes on average are assessed at $1.2 million -- will pay approximately $142 more in taxes in the fiscal year starting July 1. The tax rate will rise from 17.91 mills to ... (more)
More wet, stormy weather is likely today -- and right on through most of the holiday weekend -- according to the National Weather Service.
Flags festooning the Post Road bridge over the Saugatuck River will fly in salute to the town's Memorial Day parade on Monday.
The first summer season since storm Sandy kicks off on Memorial Day weekend, and the state's parks are ready, a state spokesman said Thursday.
The screenings -- which will look at a child's development in areas such as language, motor skills, and self-help skills -- will take place June 7 from 9 a.m. to noon at Coleytown Elementary School , 65 Easton Road.
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This Westport property features one of five gardens to be shown in the Westport Historical Society's Hidden Garden Tour on Sunday, June 2. Photo: Contributed Photo The pool is among the attractive features of this garden property to be displayed as part of the Westport Historical Society's Hidden Garden Tour on Sunday, June 2. Photo: Contributed ... (more)
Monday will mark the first Westport Memorial Day parade that Anne Beers, who served in the Navy as a pharmacist's mate during World War II, will miss due to another call of duty.
World War II veteran and accomplished artist Leonard Everett Fisher has been named grand marshal of Monday's Memorial Day parade in Westport.
Westport resident Amy Oestreicher will bring her unusual cabaret show, "Gutless & Grateful," to the Bijou Theatre in Bridgeport for shows on Saturday, June 1, and Sunday June 2. In an eclectic set of songs, the 26-year-old Oestreicher recounts her near-death experience as a teenager and tells of her struggles, disappointments, triumphs and the ... (more)
On Thursday he swung by two of his favorite destinations -- Compo Beach and the Westport Farmers' Market, which opened its eighth season in the Imperial Avenue commuter parking lot.
WESTPORT, Conn. The Art About Town opening night street party scheduled for 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. is postponed to next Thursday at the same time due to the weather, the Westport Downtown Merchants Association announced.
In welcoming Shaffer to the staff, Raveis said in a statement, "Jeffrey and our company share many of the same values, including a focus on customer satisfaction.
A new playground at Long Lots School will be named in honor of Sandy Hook Elementary School victim Dylan Hockley's, seen on this card produced by a Newtown arts center.