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Public enter opens on Westport riverfront plan

Westport First Selectwoman Jennifer Tooker introduced Conservation Director Alicia Mozian will retire Oct. 1.

Mozian started her profession as a planning help within the Westport Planning and Zoning Division in 1986. She then grew to become a conservation analyst, zoning inspector and planning assistant.

She was the city’s appearing conservation director from 2000 to 2001. Mozian grew to become the city’s conservation director in June 2011.

Space police departments acknowledged

Space police departments have been not too long ago acknowledged at a festive appreciation day ceremony and brunch on the Beth Israel Chabad of Norwalk/Westport synagogue, which serves Norwalk, Westport, Weston and Wilton.

The occasion was organized by Police Chaplain Rabbi Yehoshua S. Hecht, who served because the grasp of ceremonies.

Metropolis of Norwalk Deputy Police Chiefs James Walch and Susan Zecca, Westport Police Chief Foti Koskinas, Weston Police Chief Ed Henion, and Wilton Police Chief John Lynch acquired citations of advantage and plaques of appreciation for the departments’ service within the communities.

Greetings of appreciation have been supplied by Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling, Westport First Selectwoman Jennifer Tooker and Wilton Selectwoman Kimberley Healy.

There have been additionally representatives from every of the 4 communities.

Visitors advisory issued for Bigelow Tea race

A visitors advisory has been issued for the Bigelow Tea Firm Group Problem run scheduled for Sunday morning in Fairfield, and Westport.

Whereas the vast majority of the route is in Fairfield, some Westport roads might be used for a short while, in keeping with info from the Westport Police Division.

Runners might be touring northbound on Westway Highway, and turning left to journey westbound on Greens Farms Highway earlier than continuing southbound on Sasco Creek Highway to Pequot Avenue.

Motorists are requested to make use of warning whereas touring by this space between 10 and 11:30 am

Westport Museum internet hosting colonial subject day

A colonial subject day is coming to downtown from 2 to five pm on Oct. 1, on the Westport Museum for Historical past & Tradition, at 25 Avery Place.

The occasion is free and contains video games, dancing, demonstrations and workshops.

Guests will be capable to expertise actual actions that younger folks would have performed throughout the 18th century in Westport and New England.

Costumed interpreters may also lead occasions, together with hands-on pickling and candle making workshops for a nominal payment with a reduction for museum members.

Parking is obtainable on Avery Place, Myrtle Avenue, throughout from the museum’s driveway, behind Westport City Corridor, and within the the Baldwin car parking zone situated off Elm Road. The car parking zone has stairs as much as Avery Place.

Open home set for riverfront plan

First Selectwoman Jennifer Tooker introduced the not too long ago awarded challenge to develop and design a grasp plan for key downtown parking and pedestrian areas as moved into the preliminary public engagement part.

Design and engineering agency, Langan Engineering and Environmental Companies, Inc.( Langan ), has partnered with Join the Dots to develop and handle the general public engagement a part of the plan, known as Reconnecting the Riverfront. It contains each digital and in-person alternatives to have interaction, together with public conferences, a viewing charrette, location-specific pop-up shows and a survey.

The Downtown Plan Implementation Committee is coordinating the challenge together with Langan. The committee is chaired by Randy Herbertson and contains city division heads and residents. Its public conferences are held at 8:30 am on the second Thursday of every month. Assembly notices could be discovered in town calendar at

The general public survey is now open and could be discovered on the committee’s web site, All are invited to offer suggestions, each on the survey and on an ongoing foundation within the feedback part.

There might be a viewing charrette and open home from 7 to 9 pm on Sept. 29 in Brooks Place on the Westport Library, 20 Jesup Highway. Residents and stakeholders are inspired to attend. There may also be pop-up shows in varied downtown places all through the autumn.

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