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  1. Where To Watch The Big Game In And Around WestportRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Weston Daily Voice

    With just days to go before Super Bowl XLIX, football fans are scrambling to order wings, coordinate dishes and set their homes up up for the biggest football party of the year. But for those who aren't hosting and without an invite, there are plenty of places in the Westport and Fairfield area that are ready for Super Sunday.

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  2. Witness to history: Califano to tell Westport about LBJ's Great Society, false history of 'Selma'Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Westport News

    Joseph Califano Jr., left, of Westport, then the top domestic policy aide to President Lyndon B. Johnson, takes notes from the president in this archival photo at the White House. Joseph Califano Jr., now a Westport resident, will talk about his book, "iThe Triumph and Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson: The White House Years," on Feb. 5 at the Westport Library.

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  3. William Sugarman, 75, Of WestportRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Westport Daily Voice

    WESTPORT, Conn. William M. Sugarman, 75, a longtime resident of Westport, died on Tuesday, Jan. 27 in Ludlowe Health Care Center, in Fairfield, Conn.

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  4. Valentine show to feature songs of the heartRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Westport News

    Westport cabaret singer Leslie Orofino will perform a Valentine's show at the Westport Historical Society on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 8. Photo: Contributed Photo Westport singer-actress Leslie Orofino will perform a Valentine-themed show at the Westport Historical Society on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 8. The show, "Affairs of the Heart," is at 4 p.m. and will feature songs by Peggy Lee , Alberta Hunter, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Cole Porter , Harry Warren and others, the historical society said in a news release. Tickets are $25 for historical society members and $30 for nonmembers, and the society recommended reservations.

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  5. Bradley Anschutz, Of Westport, 93, World War 2 Navy VeteranRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Westport Daily Voice

    Bradley S. Anschutz, husband of Hope Anschutz and longtime resident of Westport, died Friday, Jan. 23 in Norwalk Hospital. He was 93. Anschutz was born June 10, 1921 in Ansonia, Conn.

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  6. Three Westport Employees Being Honored for Saving Co-worker's LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Three Town of Westport workers are being honored at the annual American Red Cross Community Heroes Breakfast after they saved the life of a co-worker who had a heart attack. Joseph Bairaktaris, Jr., and David Ellis were working the main gate at the Ned Dimes Marina on Compo Beach May 31, 2014 when co-worker "Doc" Kashka suffered a heart attack near the basketball courts, according to a Red Cross release.

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  7. NY Observer: Horrors of Westport LivingRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Westport Now

    The New York Observer in its latest issue focuses on New Yorkers who move to the suburbs, including Westport, and then can't wait to get back to the city. "Lynn Shanahan loved Westport, Conn.," the newspaper's article began.

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  8. Exile on Main Street: They Fled NYC for Suburbia, But Missed Taxi Cabs and TakeoutRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The New York Observer

    ynn Shanahan loved Westport, Conn. It was restful, beautiful and close to New York-an ideal escape from the city on sticky summer days. And then she moved there. "I was standing on the train platform in the dark at 6:15 a.m. when I realized I had ...

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  9. Former Staples lacrosse star headed to professional ranksRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Westport News

    ... in four years for Staples, and was named an All-American his senior year. Staples coach Paul McNulty came to Westport when Orban was a sophomore and the duo quickly made an impact, going 16-0 in the regular season in 2010. "He was as sophomore when ...

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  10. Judging for Westport Top Dog contest set MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Westport News

    ... Monday, although finalists won't be announced until later. Photo: Jarret Liotta, File Photo Judging for the annual Westport Top Dog photo and essay contest will take place Monday from 3 to 4 p.m. at Town Hall. Judges for the Westport Animal Shelter ...

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  11. Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward MarryRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Newman and Woodward celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in January 2008. Later that year, Newman was set to direct a stage production of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men at the Westport Country Playhouse in Westport, Connecticut, where Woodward is the artistic director.

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  12. Westport Boasts 5 Elementary Schools In State's Top 10Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Westport Daily Voice

    Westport is home to five of the Top 10 elementary schools in the state of Connecticut, according to Niche, an education research website. Saugatuck was the highest-ranking Westport school,, coming in at No.

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  13. Westport Reschedules Open House On Downtown Master PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Westport Daily Voice

    WESTPORT, Conn. The Public Open House on the draft of the Downtown Master Plan has been rescheduled for Monday, Feb. 2, from 4 to 9 p.m. in the Westport Town Hall Auditorium.

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  14. H.J. Baker Names New Marketing Director For Its Crop Performance DivisionRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    H.J. BAKER NAMES NEW MARKETING DIRECTOR FOR ITS CROP PERFORMANCE DIVISION Jan. 29, 2015 Source: H.J. Baker news release Global agricultural firm H.J. Baker has added Usman Khalid to its team, broadening the company's ability to reach new markets all over the world and to better serve existing markets. As Marketing Manager for the Crop Performance division, Khalid will work out of H.J. Baker's global headquarters in Westport, Conn.

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  15. Tony winner to headline benefit for kids' mental healthRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Westport News

    Broadway star Sutton Foster will headline a concert at the Westport Country Playhouse to benefit children's mental health services in Mid-Fairfield County. Westport CT.

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  16. Friendly ears at the Byram Shubert LibraryRead the original story

    Yesterday | Greenwich Citizen

    ... Chris Castellanos, 11, of Greenwich, feeds a treat to Ollie, a Labradoodle belonging to Karen Silver Bloom of Westport after reading a book titled "Earth" to the dog during the "Read to a Dog" program at the Byram Shubert Library, Greenwich, Conn., ...

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  17. Honoring our Heritage: 30 Charcoal Hill RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Westport Now

    The newest recipients of an historical plaque from the Westport Historical Society are the owners of the house at 30 Charcoal Hill Road. Matt Magsig, his wife Lily and daughter Charli, 19 months, moved into the house in May 2014, unaware previously that it was built by architect Frazier Peters in 1930 and known as the Frazier Peters House.

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  18. The double life of ESPN's Mike GreenbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News Times

    Westport novelist Mike Greenberg has followed his well-reviewed debut "All You Could Ask For" with the new William Morrow book "My Father's Wives." Photo: Contributed Photo Mike Greenberg - co-host of ESPN's "Mike and Mike" - has a new novel out, "My Father's Wives," about a Connecticut man who fears his wife might be having an affair.

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  19. Real Estate Report: Westport Mirrors National TrendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Westport Now

    The most recent S&P/Case-Shiller Price Index points out a lack of inventory across the country along with slower price appreciation. This sounds a lot like Westport's real estate market.

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  20. A new kosher option for lunch on the goRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | New Jersey Jewish News

    ... kosher world," said Gabe. The Smolarz brothers grew up and became b'nei mitzva in a Conservative congregation in Westport, Conn.; their family kept kosher at home. Gabe met his wife, Robin, a native of East Windsor, while in medical school, and the ...

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