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  1. Fifth Annual Electric Car Rally SetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | Westport Now

    The new, fully electric Chevy Bolt is one of the latest entries in the fifth annual Electric Car Rally set for Sunday, May 7, starting at the Metro-North Westport train station in Saugatuck northbound lot, organizers said. The rally, a 35 to 40 mile trek from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., is sponsored by the Westport Electric Car Club , which in the past has showcased innovating electric vehicles including the Tesla Model X and the second generation Chevrolet Volt.

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  2. Comings & Goings: Le Boudoir to Compo AcresRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Westport Now

    Le Boudoir spa, a high end blow-dry and beauty bar salon, officially opens opens Friday at 382 Post Road East in the Compo Acres Shopping Center anchored by Trader Joe's. Owner Mamoune Tazi, Casablanca-born who studied law in Toulouse, France, before discovering his real passion was in making women beautiful, also operates spas in New Canaan and Darien.

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  3. RTM Committees Say No to Coyote Trapping PetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | Westport Now

    A neighborhood petition to allow the trapping and removal of coyotes and coywolves was shot down by three Westport Representative Town Meeting committees Thursday night. The RTM Environment, Public Protection and Parks and Parks and Recreation committees voted not to recommend to the town's legislative body changing the town ordinance that prohibits trapping and hunting in Westport.

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  4. Artistic PetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Westport Now

    Westport artist Nina Bentley today caresses one of her artistic animals from her "Adopt-A-Pet" collection on the final day of a three-artist exhibit at the Silvermine Arts Center, New Canaan. The exhibit, "Flights of Fantasy and Games Changes" also includes works by former Westport resident Jane Lubin, and Kim Hanna of Delaware.

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  5. Concerned Parents at Opioid Danger PresentationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Westport Now

    Most of today's audience at a Westport Town Hall talk on the dangers of heroin and opioid use were parents, according to a quick show of hands requested by keynote speaker John Douglas, clinical director of the outpatient addiction program at Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan. The Westport PTA sponsored the talk with the Town of Westport, the Westport Police Department, Silver Hill, and Positive Youth Development.

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  6. Town Hall Talks Spotlights Opioid-Heroin EpidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Westport Now

    About 65 persons today attended a Westport Town Hall session on "Protecting Our Families from the Opioid-Heroin Epidemic." Speaker was John Douglas, clinical director of the outpatient addiction program at Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan.

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  7. Opioid Problem Focus of Town Hall Talk TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Westport Now

    The scourge of opioid addiction is set to take center stage in the Westport Town Hall auditorium Tuesday at 10 a.m. as the town hosts "Protecting Our Families from the Opioid-Heroin Epidemic." John Douglas, clinical director of the outpatient addiction program at Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, will be keynote speaker discussing the risks of addiction, be they from prescription or party drugs, an announcement said.

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  8. Staples Soccer Stops New CanaanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | Westport Now

    Anton Mahr's two assists -- one on a pass to Josh Berman, the other on a corner kick to Teddy Lawrence's head -- led the Staples boys soccer team today to a 2-1 victory over New Canaan. The largest crowd of the season on the Loeffler Field hill watched the Wreckers up their record to 7-2-5, moving them one step closer to a home game for the FCIAC tournament.

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  9. Health District Urges Conservation for Private Well OwnersRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Westport Now

    The Westport Weston Health District today urged homeowners with private wells to conserve water during this prolonged period of dry weather. He noted that the state Department of Health has declared a temporary 30-day public water supply emergency for four Fairfield County towns served by Aquarion Water Company - Greenwich, Stamford, Darien and New Canaan.

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  10. Boys Soccer Battles Darien to a DrawRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Westport Now

    Teddy Lawrence today helped the Staples boys soccer team to its ninth shutout in 13 games at Darien High School. However, the Wreckers could not dent the scoreboard either.

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  11. Parkinson Disease Fundraiser Walk at Sherwood IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Westport Now

    More than 100 persons participated today in the third annual Connecticut American Parkinson Disease Assoociation Optimism Walk at Westport's Sherwood Island State Park, according to Marlane Argianas of Shelton, event co-chair. With her is Lynn Hagerbrand of New Canaan, co-chair, who said she is afflicted with Parkinson Disease.

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  12. Cleaning Up the SaugatuckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2016 | Westport Now

    Members of Westport's Saugatuck Congregational Church as well as groups from Ridgefield, New Canaan and Greenwich participated today in the 2016 International Coastal Cleanup that included the Saugatuck River.

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  13. To Dramatize Message, Drunk Driving Victim Turns PlaywrightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Westport Now

    Westporter Mike Krysiuk could be describing an event in real time when he recounts being in a sportscar doing 100 mph and driven by his friend drunk at the wheel. "My friend and I were coming out from New York, coming down Rite 123 in New Canaan," he recalled about the incident 42 years ago.

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