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  1. Police Arrest Mother With Child for ShopliftingRead the original story

    50 min ago | Westport Now

    Westport police Sunday arrested a 50-year-old Bridgeport woman who allegedly shoplifted items from Whole Foods Market with her child in tow. Police found Sorana Dimarino in possession of more than $197 worth of goods at the food store at 399 Post Road West which she had concealed and attempted to take out without paying, said Capt.

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  2. Bridgeport Man Arrested in $8K Remodel FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Westport Now

    Westport police said today they arrested a Bridgeport man on larceny charges after he allegedly agreed to a remodel job at a Westport home, took an $$8,000 payment and never did the work. Marcus Ericsson, 41, was taken into custody Monday at Fairfield police headquarters where he was being held on a warrant from Westport, said Capt.

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  3. Former Staples Coach Gets 8 Years on Sex Assault ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Westport Now

    A former Staples High School math teacher and swim coach was sentenced to eight years in prison today after pleading guilt to sexually assaulting two girls - who are now 12 and 9 - over a three-year period, the Connecticut Post reported. Jeffrey Schare, 44, had pleaded guilty in July to two counts of first-degree sexual assault, two counts of risk of injury to a minor and one count of fourth-degree sexual assault.

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  4. Staples Boys Soccer Shuts Out Central 4-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Westport Now

    Nate Argosh scored two excellent goals today, keying the Staples boys soccer team to a 4-0 shutout over Central High School of Bridgeport at home. Daniel Reid and Graham Gudis netted the others.

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  5. Pinning the BadgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Westport Now

    Daniel Paz, 27, of Bridgeport gets his new Westport Police badge pinned on today by wife Brittany as nephew Colton, 3, watches following a swearing in ceremony at police headquarters. Paz served eight years in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, including two deployments to Iraq, and was honorably discharged at the rank of sergeant.

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  6. Cell Phone Crackdown Nets 23 MoreRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Westport Now

    Westport police said today 23 more drivers have been cited this week for cell phone violations in a distracted driver crackdown, bringing the total to 132 since the campaign began Sept. 5. Of the 23 tickets issued from Tuesday through Thursday, eight went to Westport residents, bringing to 38 the number of Westporters cited since the crackdown began, police said.

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  7. Three Arrested in Prescription Drug Fraud ProbeRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Westport Now

    Westport police today arrested three persons in a prescription fraud investigation that alleged one of them working in a Westport medical office phoned in phony prescriptions to pharmacies. Acting on a tip, the investigation was launched in July in conjunction with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, State Drug Control, and Westport detectives, police said.

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  8. Sunday Ride Remembers 9/11Read the original story

    Sep 7, 2014 | Westport Now

    Scenes from today's United 9/11 CT Ride, which began at Norden Park in Norwalk and then set out on a 60-mile route through 10 other communities, including Westport, and ended up in Seaside Park in Bridgeport. More than 2,000 motorcyclists participated in the 14th annual event.

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  9. Thousands Take Part in Annual 9/11 RideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Westport Now

    Thousands took part today in the 14th annual United CT Ride 9/11 tribute sponsored by the state's firefighters. Police closed off portions of Saugatuck Avenue, Riverside Avenue and Wilton Road as the motorcyclists made their way through 10 communities on a 60-mile course en route to the final destination in Bridgeport.

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  10. Brushes with the LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Westport Now

    Theft suspect Robert Ortowski, 38, of Bridgeport is put into a Westport police car following his arrest on Post Road East today.

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  11. Horseshoe Crab Attracts Attention at Farmers MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Westport Now

    A horseshoe crab was a big attraction today at the Friends of Sherwood Island booth at the Westport Farmers Market at the Imperial Avenue parking lot.

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  12. Fist Fight Leads to ArrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | Westport Now

    David King, 54, who lives at the residence was released after posting a $500 bond, and Michael Walsh, 51, of 48 Amsterdam Ave. in Bridgeport remains incarcerated at the Bridgeport Correctional Facility in lieu of a $10,000 bond. 1 comment

  13. Foley, McKinney Square Off in Tuesday's PrimaryRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2014 | Westport Now

    Westport's 4,390 registered Republicans will have the chance at five polling places throughout town Tuesday to help decide whether businessman Tom Foley or state Sen. John McKinney will face Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, the Democratic incumbent, in November.

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  14. Comings & Goings: Ron's Barber Shop to Main StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Westport Now

    After more than five years on Railroad Place in Saugatuck, Ron's Barber Shop has moved to 190 Main St. in a shopping complex that includes Joe's Pizza and the former Sally's Place.

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  15. Connecticut Shoreline Sandy Grants Raise QuestionsRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | Westport Now

    Nearly two years after storm Sandy sacked the Connecticut coast - a shoreline still disheveled from a pounding by Tropical Storm Irene a year earlier - federal funds for recovery are still being parceled out.

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  16. Police: Three Caught in Act of Stealing Copper PipesRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | Westport Now

    Westport police said today they arrested three Bridgeport men caught in the act of cutting out copper pipes from a house scheduled for demolition.

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  17. Jazz Brunch Set for Rive Bistro on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | Westport Now

    The Jazz Ensemble from Neighborhood Studios of Fairfield County will be featured at a special Jazz Brunch on Sunday at Rive Bistro, 200 Riverside Ave. from noon to 2 p.m. Eric Sierra, owner and chef, said he looks forward to welcoming the musicians on the restaurant patio overlooking the Saugatuck River.

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  18. Final TD Bank Robbery Suspect ExtraditedRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | Westport Now

    The final suspect in the July 2 armed robbery of TD Bank on Post Road East was extradited from Brooklyn, N.Y. and is scheduled to appear in Norwalk Superior Court Thursday, Westport Police Capt.

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  19. Police Make Stolen Car ArrestRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | Westport Now

    Westport police, monitoring a stolen car broadcast from the Norwalk Police, pulled over the suspect vehicle at Exit 17 on Thursday, arresting its driver for second-degree larceny.

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  20. Sweet Steel Music at Saugatuck CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2014 | Westport Now

    The Bridgeport-based Silver Steel Band, under the direction of Jim Royle, tonight entertained a large summer crowd on a warm July night on the plaza at Westport's Saugatuck Center.

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