Fred Cantor has lived on Drumlin Road for 20 years — and elsewhere in Westport for many years before that.
But in all his years here, he’s never seen anything like this sight — not on December 18, that is:
By comparison, Fred sends along this photo he took on Christmas morning, 1975:
Westport has changed a bit in 40 years. Back in the day, beautiful woods — not the massive Wright Street building — hugged Wilton Road.
But the Fairfield Furniture store was not the most welcoming sight on the west bank of the Saugatuck. The Tauck family’s restoration of what was once — and is now — National Hall was 20 years in the future.
Westport enjoyed a white Christmas in 1975. In 2015, the forecast is near 60.