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    2 hrs ago | Fairfield Citizen-News

    The Pequot Runners' annual Thanksgiving Day Road Race -- affectionately, the "Turkey Trot" -- for a 37th year beckoned a fleet-footed flock to the Wakeman Boys & Girls Club in Southport early Thursday to work up a holiday appetite over the 5-mile route through coastal neighborhoods in Fairfield and the Greens Farms section of Westport.

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  2. Just a Little on the TopRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Westport Now

    Preston Siroka, 7, of Westport , aided by Caden Hennesey, 8, of Portland, Conn., serves up some pie to Jessica Bram of Westport today at the 44th annual Thanksgiving Day Community Feast. Organizers said so many people volunteered to serve at the event that many had to be turned away.

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  3. Full House for Thanksgiving Day FeastRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Westport Now

    There was a full house today at Branson Hall, Christ & Trinity Episcopal Church for the 44th annual Thanksgiving Day Community Feast. Saugatuck Congregational Church, Temple Israel, The Unitarian Church in Westport, and the United Methodist Church of Westport and Weston were partners for this year's Feast.

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  4. Best Gas Prices In And Around FairfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Fairfield Daily Voice

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. For the long holiday weekend, find out where the best gas prices are in the Fairfield, Southport and Westport areas.

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  5. Water for the RunnersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Westport Now

    A volunteer gives Chris Mulliken, 52, of Westport a cup of water near the New Creek Road underpass in Westport today as he took part in the 37th annual Thanksgiving Day Road Race organized by the Pequot Running Club of Southport. More than 5,000 runners registered for the 5-mile run and about 300 walkers in the 2.7-mile course, according to race official Laddie Lawrence.

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  6. Trotting Like a TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Westport Now

    Rebecca Hutton, 27, of Brookhaven, N.Y. was one of many people who took on a turkey look today as they took part in the 37th annual Thanksgiving Day Road Race in Westport and Southport.

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  7. Making the RunRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Westport Now

    Runners in the 37th annual Thanksgiving Day Road Race organized by the Pequot Running Club of Southport make their way along Greens Farms Road near New Creek Road in Westport today. The 5-mile run took place in near freezing temperatures under cloudy skies.

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  8. In Other Words: Her idea of a perfect Thanksgiving? Be the perfect guest.Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Westport News

    ... through the room, knowing I made it through another holiday, my oven door never even ajar. Judith Marks-White is a Westport writer, and her "In Other Words" appears every other

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    12 hrs ago | Westport News

    Five luxury homes owned or decorated by interior designers and architects will open their doors to the public on Sunday, Dec. 7, for the Westport Historical Society's 28th annual Holiday House Tour. Decorated for the holidays, the homes in Westport and Weston will be open from 11 a.m. for 4 p.m. They range from a Nantucket-style cottage with a rooftop deck overlooking Compo Beach to a hilltop chateau with sweeping vistas, the historical society said.

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  10. Homes for the Holidays: Tour Westport, Weston showcases decked out for the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Westport News

    Five luxury homes owned or decorated by interior designers and architects will open their doors to the public on Sunday, Dec. 7, for the Westport Historical Society 's 28th annual Holiday House Tour . Decorated for the holidays, the homes in Westport and Weston will be open from 11 a.m. for 4 p.m. They range from a Nantucket-style cottage with a rooftop deck overlooking Compo Beach to a hilltop chateau with sweeping vistas, the historical society said.

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  11. Storm Dumps Wet, Not WhiteRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Westport Now

    Even though temperatures "are just north of freezing," causing rain, not snow, to fall throughout most of Westport today, Public Works Director Stephen Edwards said his department is not taking any chances. "Now it's just wait and see," Edwards said at mid-afternoon.

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  12. Winter Storm Settles In On WestportRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Westport Daily Voice

    Stamford and the rest of southern Fairfield County dealt with the first taste of winter Wednesday, a little less than a month before the official start of winter, as rain occasionally turned to wet snow during the afternoon. A slushy mix of rain, sleet and snow fell throughout the cold day, making for miserable weather on the day before Thanksgiving.

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  13. Chinese violinist wins Hermanns strings competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Westport News

    ... Wang was awarded the $5,000 first place prize, topping a field of 20 emerging musicians who were invited to Westport to compete in the 43rd annual contest, the sponsors announced. The competition is presented by the Connecticut Alliance for Music ...

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  14. Acclaimed a capella group to visit for Dec. 6 holiday concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Westport News

    ... give its rendition of Franz Biebl 's "Ave Maria." Chanticleer is in high demand during the Christmas season. The Westport show is one of 18 holiday concerts squeezed into a 24-day U.S. tour and is sandwiched between performances the day before and ...

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  15. Westport builders capture 14 trade-group Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Westport News

    Four Westport builders of luxury homes won a total of 14 awards in an annual competition sponsored by a statewide builders' and remodelers' trade group. The HOBI Awards were presented by the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Connecticut during its annual awards dinner Nov. 18 in Southington.

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    Wednesday | Westport News

    A new report by a statewide real estate brokerage confirms what anybody who's shopped for a four-bedroom house in Westport already knows -- they're expensive. In fact, the average listing price for four-bedroom, two-bath homes listed by Coldwell Banker Real Estate in Westport was the second highest in Connecticut.

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  17. LWV plans fundraising party Dec. Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Westport News

    The League of Women Voters of Westport will host a fundraising holiday party on Sunday, Dec. 7, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the home of Celest and Norman LaCroix at 35 Arlen Road. The party will include music, wine, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and a raffle for meals at 10 area restaurants, the league said.

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  18. Most Recent Job Openings in Westport: Best Version Media, Green Village Initiative and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    ... and accounting group. This role is a key accounting position... Private equity backed and growing media firm in Westport seeks a strong Financial Reporting Manager. Reporting to the VP Finance, who is former Big 4, the Financial Reporting... Tiffany ...

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  19. Rep. Gail Lavielle Invites the Community to an Information Session...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    ... communities. State Representative Gail Lavielle represents the 143rd district, which includes parts of Wilton, Westport, and Norwalk. She is Ranking Member of the General Assembly's Commerce Committee and a member of the Appropriations, Education, ...

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  20. 1930s Westport letter remains a Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Connecticut Post

    ... Sciences. That original letter, now yellowed with age, was written in 1932 by, they assumed, a "little kid from Westport." She said it was "sent to our hospital, likely after an AP story about how we were lowering prices for maternity services by 25 ...

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