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  1. Westport Police Will Enforce Traffic Safety To Keep School Kids SafeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Westport Daily Voice

    Westport Police will step up their vigilance in enforcing traffic violations in school zones Thursday when schools open in Westport. This "Back to School" enforcement and education campaign is focusing on traffic safety in and around the school zones, according to police Officers will continue to identify drivers who are using cell phones and speeding in school zones, and disregarding school bus signals in Westport, said police.

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  2. Westport Firefighters Battle Wildfires In IdahoRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Westport Daily Voice

    As many enjoyed one of the last weekends of summer, two Westport firefighters packed their gear to join the 20-person Connecticut Interstate Fire Crew, headed to the western United States to help fight ongoing wildfires. The Westport firefighters with this perilous assignment are Michael Kronick and Robert Yost.

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  3. Westport's Bartaco Wins DVlicious 'Best Outdoor Dining In Fairfield County'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Westport Daily Voice

    It was a close race, but in the end, bartaco won our DVlicious contest for "Best Waterfront Dining in Fairfield County" with 33 percent of the vote. The Westport eatery is known for its Mexican taqueria vibe and views of the Saugatuck River.

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  4. Weston JoyRide Instructors To Join The Fun At Fitness Fashion ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Westport Daily Voice

    JoyRide Cycling Studio and Jade are hosting the third annual Joy of the Arts Fashion Show to benefit the Ridgefield Playhouse's Arts for Everyone program - and tickets go on sale Monday. The event is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Lounsbury House, 316 Main St., Ridgefield, and tickets can be purchased online .

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  5. Audubon Adds Signs Of Improvements To Sanctuary Land In WestportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | The Westport Daily Voice

    The Connecticut Audubon Society is continuing to make improvements at a preserve in Westport -- including Audubon signs it considers "welcome mats," to let neighbors know the area is open and walkers are welcome. The H. Smith Richardson Wildlife Preserve is on Sasco Creek Road, in Westport.

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  6. Who Will Win DVlicious Best Waterfront Dining In Fairfield County Contest?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The Weston Daily Voice

    Does bartaco in Westport have the best waterfront dining? Or is it Norwalk's Sunset Grille? Right now the two are in a tight race in our DVlicious "Best Waterfront Dining in Fairfield County" ... but anything can change with your vote.

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  7. Unaffiliated Westport Voters Invited To Become Justices Of The PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The Westport Daily Voice

    Westport voters who are not members of a major political party and who are interested in becoming Justices of the Peace are invited to apply, Town Clerk Patricia Strauss announced. Applications are available in the clerk's office in Town Hall, on weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Incumbent JPs who are unaffiliated or minor party member voters have already been contacted by Strauss and need only to return the application form sent to them on or before Nov. 1. "To be eligible, a voter must have been an unaffiliated or a minor party member voter since May 1 of this year," said Strauss.

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  8. Florida Fugitive Wanted For Armed Robbery Arrested In WestportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Westport Daily Voice

    One of three suspicious persons in a Westport CVS early Tuesday morning turned out to be a fugitive from justice and suspected armed robber wanted in Florida, police said. Police were called to CVS Pharmacy on the Post Road at 2:19 a.m. on a report that a man was trying to buy multiple gift cards, but his credit card was being declined, police said.

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  9. Work On Culvert Closes Westport's Compo Road NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | The Weston Daily Voice

    The Town of Westport has been informed that the Connecticut Department of Transportation the section of North Compo Road between Main Street and Cross Highway will is closed for roadwork for about a month. The replacement of the culvert beneath the roadway will mean a full closure and detours will be in effect for beginning Monday approximately 30 days.

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  10. DOT Finds 'Deficiencies' With Westport Bridge, Lowers Weight LimitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | The Weston Daily Voice

    The weight limit on the Kings Highway North Bridge over Willow Brook, in Westport, has been down-rated, effective immediately. While CT DOT regularly inspects municipal -- non-state highway -- bridges spanning over 20 feet, the under-20-foot bridges, like this one, haven't been inspected since 1992.

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  11. Portion Of Westport's N. Compo Road Will Close For A MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | The Westport Daily Voice

    Part of North Compo Road, in Westport, will be fully closed for about a month, beginning on Monday, Aug. 22. The Connecticut Department of Transportation will be closing the section of North Compo Road between Main Street and Cross Highway, in order to replace a culvert under the road. The full project -- construction and realignment of the problematic intersection at Main Street/CT Route 57 and Compo Road North/CT Route 136 at Clinton Avenue -- is expected to be completed in the fall.

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  12. Scientists Unveil Revolutionary Drones For Whale Research In WestportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The Weston Daily Voice

    The Westport Library and the Friends of Sherwood Island will display a new method of collecting biological samples from whales using drones in a program on Wednesday, Aug. 31, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Sherwood Island Nature Center. Registeration is available online at this link .

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  13. Donut Crazy May Open Shop At Train Station In WestportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The Weston Daily Voice

    Westport-area commuters with a taste for doughnuts, coffee and sandwiches may soon be able to satisfy those cravings at the train station if a plan to open a Donut Crazy store comes to fruition, according to Westport News. Westport officials are working on a sublease for the shop, which already has stores in Bridgeport, Shelton and Stratford, to open on the east side of Westport's Saugatuck Train Station, Westport News says.

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  14. Donut Crazy May Open Shop At Westport Train StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The Westport Daily Voice

    Westport-area commuters with a taste for doughnuts, coffee and sandwiches may soon be able to satisfy those cravings at the Westport train station if a plan to open a Donut Crazy store comes to fruition, according to Westport News. Westport officials are working on a sublease for the chain shop, which already has stores in Bridgeport, Shelton and Stratford, to open on the east side of Westport's Saugatuck Railroad Station, 1 Ferry Lane, Westport News says.

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  15. Westport Police Arrest Bridgeport Woman Hiding In Attic To Avoid CaptureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | The Weston Daily Voice

    A Westport man and a Bridgeport woman were arrested after officers found them in a Cricket Lane home with narcotics and drug paraphernalia, Westport police said. Officers had gone to the home Aug. 10 to assist in the recovery of a vehicle that was taken without the owner's permission, police said.

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  16. Westport Breast Cancer Walk Set for OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | The Weston Daily Voice

    Every step counts when it comes to the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Norwalk. Every step means more money for research to help women with breast cancer and for the prevention of breast cancer.

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  17. Westport's Bartaco Vies For Win In DVlicious Waterfront Dining ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | The Weston Daily Voice

    It's hard to resist the summertime combo of sipping and noshing outdoors, especially when it's served with a scenic waterfront view. You gave us six of your top Fairfield County picks for our DVlicious "Best Waterfront Dining" contest, each of which is being profiled this week.

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  18. Arrest In Baby's Death, Trump Visit Top Week's News In WestportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | The Weston Daily Voice

    Donald Trump's presidential campaign rolled into Fairfield, promising a huge crowd at Sacred Heart University that he would bring jobs to the area. Supporters liked what they heard at the rally as the Republican presidential candidate attacked his favorite targets and added a new one: Gov. Dannel Malloy.

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  19. Westport To Open Cooling Centers This Weekend As Heat Indexes RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | The Westport Daily Voice

    With heat indexes expected to reach above 100 degrees this weekend, the town of Westport has opted to open cooling centers to accommodate those without air conditioning. The Westport Center for Senior Activities at 21 Imperial Ave. will open from 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. on Friday and from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, according to a statement from the town.

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  20. Fairfield County Acupuncturists Explain 'Giant Hickies' On Michael PhelpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | The Westport Daily Voice

    Those bruise-like circles clearly visible on the American star's back and shoulders are from an ancient Chinese practice called cupping that is thought to relieve sore and tired muscles and give athletes one more boost on the competition. "It's kind of like a giant hickey," said Laura Shahinian Kana, an acupuncturist who uses the centuries-old therapy at her Bethel and Westport locations.

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