All points west: Busy but orderly in Westport as riders roll from buses to trains
In Westport, Bridgit Labosky of Bridgeport was disappointed that she would miss her connecting bus in South Norwalk on her regular commute Monday morning, but added, "What are you going to do?" Photo: Jarret Liotta Scenes at the Saugatuck Railroad Station in Westport early Monday as local commuters, joined by those bused in from stops to the east, ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Metro-North: Conn. train outage expected for days
Commuters are bracing for a difficult trip around southwest Connecticut and to New York City beginning Monday as workers repair the Metro-North commuter rail line crippled by a derailment and crash.
Things are in order in Westport
Despite serving as the "all-point-west" for many Metro-North Railroad commuters Monday morning, the scene at Westport's Saugtauck station appeared to running smoothly in the wake of the Friday train collision.
Fri May 17, 2013
Briton convicted of fraud in stadium dirt case
A British citizen living in Westport has been convicted in a fraud case that involved plans to sell dirt from the old Yankee Stadium in New York.
Thu May 16, 2013
St Vincent's Opens New Primary Care Office in Westport
St. Vincent's MultiSpecialty Group announces that Anna Pankratov, MD, has joined its new primary care office in Westport called Westport Medicine.
Sat May 11, 2013
STAR's 8th Annual STAR Walk, Roll & Stroll Raises Over $90,000 to...
Approximately 700 people participated in the 8th Annual STAR Walk, Roll and Stroll on Sunday, May 5, 2013 at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport, benefitting Southwestern Connecticut individuals with developmental disabilities, and their families.
Wed May 08, 2013
EatDrinkShopCook: Rive arrives, with classic French accent
Eric Sierra is the chef and co-owner of the new Rive restaurant on Riverside Avenue in Westport.
Mon May 06, 2013
'The Dining Room' is superb opening for Westport Country Playhous
A.R. Gurney 's 1981 classic, "The Dining Room" is being given a wonderful revival at the Westport Country Playhouse .The play opened Saturday night with six gifted actors playing over fifty different characters spanning several decades of WASP families that have lived in the house that sports the elegant dining room of the play's title.
Sat May 04, 2013
Westport Country Playhouse artistic director Mark Lamos , director of "The Dining Room," chats following tonight's opening night performance with its author, A. R. Gurney.
A highway's highlights: Library exhibits celebrate Merritt Parkway at 75
Artist Cynthia Mullins with some of her paintings depicting scenes along the Merritt Parkway, part of a new exhibit on the parkway's 75th anniversary at the Westport Public Library.
Thu May 02, 2013
Author to discuss book on German ship sinking
The Westport Public Library will host a talk by author Cathryn Prince on her new book, " Death in the Baltic: The World War II Sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff," on Monday, May 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the library's McManus Room, 20 Jesup Road.
Photo Flash: First Look at Westport Country Playhouse's the Dining Room
Westport Country Playhouse 's five-play 2013 season will open with A.R. Gurney 's "The Dining Room," a witty and heartfelt story of the American family and its vanishing traditions, directed by Mark Lamos , now through May 18.
Wed May 01, 2013
Playground to rise in memory of Sandy Hook victim at Long Lots School
Westport first responders and teachers will build a playground at Long Lots Elementary School to honor the life of Dylan Hockley, one of the 26 victims of the Dec.
Poultney mom accused of child abuse
The Rutland Herald reports Eastman says she accidentally dropped the girl, but doctors say that story doesn't match the baby's injuries.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Grants available to nutrition-focused nonprofits
Owners of McDonald's restaurants and Dasani bottled water are offering a total of $30,000 to nonprofit organizations in Westport and Fairfield that focus on nutrition programs.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
The Westport Daily Voice
Owner Of Westport's Royale 6 Grows Grows Chain Of Movie Theaters
Normally, the movie title is what changes on a playhouse marquee. But the movie theater title is what will change in the coming months after Ridgefield-based Bow Tie Cinemas bought most Clearview Cinema theaters, including in New York City, New Jersey and Westchester County, N.Y. The purchase, announced Monday, will give Bow Tie the largest number ... (more)
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Phillips-Van Heusen Now Covered by Bank of America
The firm set a "neutral" rating and a $115.00 price target on the stock. The analysts wrote, "Given near-term revenue & expense headwinds following the Warnaco acquisition we see limited 2013 EPS upside.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Going public creates challenges for well-known grocer
Fairway Market, the iconic metropolitan New York grocery chain that raised $177 million in an initial public offering last week, must not lose sight of its customers under the pressure of investors, a follower of the retail food industry said.
Jones Group slashes number of U.S. stores, shares rise
Jones Group Inc , the fashion company that owns retail chains Nine West and Jones New York, said it will close about 170 underperforming U.S. stores by mid-2014 and cut its workforce by about 8 percent in a bid to revive profits.