Registration for the benefit golf tournament is open


The City of Westport is hosting its 13th Annual Community Shred Day on September 24th from 9am to 12pm at the Green’s Farms train station, located at 2 Post Office Lane.

Each household can shred up to eight 12-inch by 18-inch paper bags or three boxes. $10 will be charged for each car.

Proof of residency in Westport is required.

The event is an opportunity for Westport residents to dispose of personal, confidential and sensitive papers such as bank statements, canceled checks, credit card statements, tax records and medical records.

For more information, contact Westport Town Clerk Jeffrey Dunkerton at 203-341-1110 or [email protected].

CraftWestport returns after break

CraftWestport returns on November 5th and 6th.

The event will be held at the Staples High School Fieldhouse at 70 North Ave. held in Westport.

The event brings together more than 175 fine contemporary artisans and modern makers from across the US to exhibit at Connecticut’s largest indoor crafts festival. It includes artwork, skin care products and soaps, specialty food, fashion and candles.

Net proceeds from admission fees are donated by the Young Woman’s League to local charities in lower Fairfield County.

It is open on November 5th from 10am to 6pm and on November 6th from 10am to 5pm.

General admission is $11, seniors (62 and older) $10, children (12 to 18) $5 and younger are free.

Parking is free and shuttle buses are available from the parking lot to the entry gate.

For more details about the event, visit below

LobsterFest is sold out, donations and volunteers are still welcome

The Westport Rotary Club’s LobsterFest is sold out, but donations and volunteers are welcome for Saturday’s event from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Compo Beach

The club said this was its most important fundraiser and sold out earlier than usual.

Visit to make a donation or sign up as a volunteer.

Photographer exhibitions in the bookstore

The Westport Book Shop has welcomed local photographer Jerri Graham as its September art exhibition at the Drew Friendman Art Place.

The non-profit shop is located at 23 Jesup Road in Westport.

Graham is exhibiting a series of photographs showing Wakeman Town Farm in Westport through September 30th. All works of art on display are available for purchase. Graham plans to donate a portion of the proceeds to the farm.

The exhibition can be viewed during the opening hours of the bookshop.

Visit to see more of Graham’s images of the farm.

Visit to learn more about Graham’s photography.

Longtime Westport Resident Resigns Home Care Providers, Inc.

Tony Clawson, a longtime Westport resident, has joined Home Care Providers, Inc. as General Counsel.

Clawson has an extensive background in law, management and technology and a strong interest in the home care industry.

Registration is open for the Tiny Miracles Foundation golf event

Registration is open for the Tiny Miracles Foundation’s fourth annual golf event, Tee Up FORE Preemies.

The event will take place on October 3rd at the Aspetuck Valley Country Club in Weston.

Proceeds will support charitable programs for families of preborn babies. According to the organization, one in ten babies is born prematurely.

The event includes carts, lunch, refreshments, hors d’oeuvres and post-game cocktails, a silent auction and other prizes. Four, two and single golfers can register.

The non-profit organization was founded in 2004 by two local mothers of preterm babies who, through their experiences, recognized a lack of emotional, financial and practical support for families in the NICU.

Call 203-202-9714 or visit us More information about the program and the event.

Day of honor of the police in honor of the departments

The Beth Israel Chabad Synagogue in Westport, Norwalk will host a Police Awards Ceremony and Brunch Sunday from 10:30 am to 11:30 am to honor and recognize the police departments who serve the community.

The synagogue is sponsoring the event on behalf of the community to thank the police for their service.

Merits will be given to Norwalk Deputy Chiefs of Police, as well as Westport, Weston and Wilton Police Chiefs. There will also be piano reductions by Professor Gil Harel and remarks by Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling, Westport First Selectwoman Jennifer S. Taker and Selectmen from Weston and Wilton.

Call 203-866-0534 or email [email protected] to register for the event.

The synagogue is located at 40 King St. in Norwalk.


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