Westport’s Green Task Force announces a Solar Photovoltaic (electricity) Workshop on Thursday, March 27 at 7 pm at Earthplace, The Nature Discovery Center, 10 Woodside Lane.
The Westport and Fairfield Fire Departments have expanded their mutual aid agreements to provide automatic assistance in the form of a Rapid Intervention Team (R.I.T.) at the scene of a structure fire in each town.
Westport Volunteer Emergency Medical Service (WVEMS) announces it will be offering free Hands-Only CPR training sessions for the general public.
In light of recent local tragedies, the Fire Department is urging residents to check the operation of their smoke and carbon monoxide detectors to be sure they are operational.
On Thursday, March 20, the CTWorks Career Coach will be offering a beginner’s class in Microsoft Word 2007 from 10 – 12 p.m. followed by an intermediate class in Word 2007 from 1-3 p.m.
Positive Directions and the Westport Human Services Department are teaming up to offer the award winning Creating Lasting Family Connections Program to elementary and middle school parents on Tuesdays or Thursdays beginning March 18 or March 20.
Cop Shops are informal, round table discussions between police officers and kids with the intent of building supportive relationships and a better understanding between parties. This month's topic is "Social Media and the Law".
Online spring and summer program registration will begin Monday, March 10, at 9 a.m. Walk-in, fax and mailed registration, along with online, will then continue at the Parks and Recreation Sales Office during regular business hours beginning on Monday, March 17.
The Planning & Zoning Commission is scheduled to review two text amendments (Amendment #669 and Amendment #672) to the Westport Zoning Regulations on Feb. 27. Both amendments propose changes to the regulations for the Business Center District/Historic Regulations.
The Westport Office of Emergency Management encourages all resident to submit comment on Connecticut’s draft Community Development Block Grant Action Plan. The report can be found at DRAFT Substantial Amendment to the Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Action Plan. See links within release.
The Westport Assessor’s Office and the Human Services Department are now taking applications for the state and local tax relief programs. The local programs are open to homeowners who are totally disabled or who have reached the age of 65 by the date of application.
A time-limited opportunity is being offered to homeowners in Westport: access to a free thermal image report that provides exterior heat loss images of your home and opporunities to achieve efficiency upgrades.
The P&Z Commission is scheduled to review two text amendments (Amendment #666 and Amendment #668) to the Westport Zoning Regulations at its meeting of Feb. 6.
The Oct. 1, 2013 Grand List was signed by Assessor Paul Fria today as required by state statute. The net 2013 Grand List of $9,940,413,732 represents a total increase of approximately 1.3 percent from the net 2012 Grand List of $9,804,698,690.
First Selectman Jim Marpe has announced that he is moving forward with the Downtown Westport Master Planning Project as previously approved by the Board of Finance, the Representative Town Meeting and the Planning and Zoning Commission.
“Play By The Rules” is an award winning program designed to teach law to youth, to develop their sense of civic responsibility and provide them with the tools they need to prevent crime, save lives and build safer communities.
The Westport Police Youth Collaborative has announced that they will be holding the first Cop Shop of 2014 at Toquet Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. This month’s topic is “Crisis Intervention and Teens: What happens when the cops are called during a crisis involving kids.”
The P&Z Commission is scheduled to review Text Amendment #667. submitted by the P&Z Commission. It contains several technical changes to the Regulations. The proposal may be downloaded from this news release.
The second winter storm of 2014 has started and will continue through Wednesday morning. There are several factors that may make this storm as dangerous as the first storm two and 1/2 weeks ago.