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  1. New Restaurant Replacing Post 154Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Westport Now

    Westport's Post 154, which closed Monday at 154 Post Road East because the restaurant's owners are selling it, have gone to contract with a company that plans to open another restaurant there this year, it was announced today. Laura Leeds, principal of Weston-based Simon David Real Estate representing Post 154, said that the seller is under a confidentiality agreement with the buyer of the business in the former U.S. Post Office building.

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  2. Boxing vs. Parkinson's DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Westport Now

    Several Westport area residents afflicted with Parkinson's disease today participated in a first-time boxing therapy session intended to combat the progressive neurological disorder that affects nearly a million Americans. Westporter Brian Welsh , 78, spars in the ring with former Golden Gloves champ Rich Dean.

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  3. It's Official: Colleen Palmer New SuperRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | Westport Now

    As expected, the Westport Board of Education tonight appointed Colleen Palmer, superintendent of schools in Weston since 2011, as Westport's new superintendent. Palmer, 61, will succeed Elliott Landon, 75, who will retire in June after 17 years as head of the Westport school system.

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  4. BOE Set to Vote Monday on New SuperintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Westport Now

    The Westport Board of Education plans to vote at its Monday meeting to appoint Collen Palmer, superintendent of schools in Weston, as the new Westport superintendent, Chairman Michael Gordon said today. "Board members were joined at the site visit by Westport parents, teachers, administrators and elected officials from other town bodies."

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  5. Playhouse to Host Free King CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Westport Now

    The 10th annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration presented by Interfaith Council of Westport and Weston, TEAM Westport and the Westport Country Playhouse is set for Sunday, Jan. 17, at 3 p.m. at the Playhouse, officials announced. The free event will feature keynote speaker Marilyn Ward Ford, the Neil Cogan Public Service Professor of Law at Quinnipiac University.

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  6. Where to Celebrate New Year's Eve in WestportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Westport Now

    There are the partyers and there are those who eschew all the hoopla for a quiet evening as the ball drops. And there are those who will be in bed before midnight, preferring to see the start of the New Year as just another mark on the calendar.

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  7. First Time on Ice SkatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2015 | Westport Now

    Three young women from Sao Paulo, Brazil employed as au pairs in Weston and Stamford said they put on ice skates for the first time today at the P.A.L. Ice Rink at Westport's Longshore Club Park.

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  8. BOE Names Weston Schools Head Superintendent FinalistRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Westport Now

    UPDATE Colleen Palmer, superintendent of schools in Weston, is the finalist candidate to replace Elliott Landon as Westport's superintendent of schools, the Westport Board of Education announced today. It said it expected to make appointment in January.

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  9. At Memorial, Navins Recalled as Selfless HelpersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Westport Now

    No one spoke about how Jeffrey and Jeannette Navin died. Attempting to do so would be trying to make sense out of the senseless, as one of their friends said.

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  10. Large Turnout for Navin Memorial ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Westport Now

    There was a large turnout today for a memorial service for Jeffrey and Jeanette Navin at the United Methodist Church of Westport and Weston, 49 Weston Road, Westport. The church parking lot filled well before the 11 a.m. service and police directed guests to park along Weston Road.

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  11. 'Stuffed With Love' for Children in NeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | Westport Now

    The Westport nonprofit group Kidz Give Back today assembled more than 300 stuffed animals at its ninth annual Stuffed with Love event at the Norfield Grange in Weston. The animals are donated to children in need.

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  12. A New Look at Some Old ThemesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Westport Now

    Best selling author Erica Jong of Weston gets set tonight to autograph copies of her latest book, "Fear of Dying: A Novel," at the Westport Library. Said Woody Allen of the book: "How Erica is able to deal with all these sensitive issues and still make the book funny is amazing.

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  13. Erica Jong: 'I No Longer Care About Pleasing Everyone'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Westport Now

    The McManus Room at the Westport Library was overflowing tonight for a talk by best selling author Erica Jong about her latest work, "Fear of Dying: A Novel," the first by the Weston resident in 10 years. The book delivers a fresh perspective on love, desire and aging, similar to the way her classic, "Fear of Flying," four decades ago challenged views of love, marriage, sex and what women really feel and desire.

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  14. Jeffrey and Jeanette Navin Memorial Service SetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Westport Now

    The service will be held at 11 a.m. at the couple's church, the United Methodist Church of Westport and Weston, 49 Weston Road, Westport. Jeffrey Navin, 56, was the president of J&J Refuse in Westport.

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  15. Stuffed With Love Event SetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Westport Now

    While most will jam stores to shop for holiday gifts the day after Thanksgiving, one local group plans to stuff it - creating stuffed animals for the less fortunate. The Wofsy family at last year's event: parents Hallie and Scott with daughters Layla and Maya.

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  16. Reviving the Westport-Weston Bar AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Westport Now

    More than 70 Westport and Weston attorneys gathered tonight at the Boathouse Restaurant in Westport at the inaugural cocktail party to kick of the renewal of the Westport-Weston Bar Association. The Westport Bar Association operated for 30 years until 1990.

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  17. Himes: 'Burst of Productivity' Following Leadership ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Westport Now

    U.S. Rep. Jim Himes told the Y's Men of Westport Weston today that recent changes in the House leadership have led to a "burst of productivity that we're not necessarily used to." This included passing the federal budget and a three-year transportation bill he called "important for Fairfield County," though members postponed consideration of the debt ceiling, which he called "manifest silliness."

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  18. The Navins: Besieged by Heroin, Hatred and GreedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | Westport Now

    A heroin habit that reached $600 a day, a father's history of abuse requiring state intervention, and a young couple's lust for independence and money even if it meant murdering parents are all choreographed in a state police arrest warrant. Warrant details history of family trouble involving Kyle Navin and parents Jeffrey W. Navin and Jeanette L. Navin.

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  19. Kerrigan Son: 'No Connection to the Murder'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | Westport Now

    A son of the owner of the Weston property where the remains of a murdered couple were found said today his family has "no connection to the murder." The father, Thomas F. Kerrigan, a businessman of Westport, is the owner of the property at 85-89 Norfield Road where the remains of Jeffrey W. Navin, 56, and wife Jeanette L. Navin, 55, were found Thursday.

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  20. Missing Couple Prompts Search of Weston PropertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | Westport Now

    UPDATE The investigation into the missing Easton couple last seen Aug. 4 continued in Weston tonight where Connecticut State Police shut down Norfield Road, using floodlights to investigate an abandoned house and grounds owned by a Westport businessman, media outlets reported. Doingitlocal.com quoted an unconfirmed report "from a highly reliable source" that the bodies of Jeffrey and Jeanette Navin have been found in Weston.

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