A reader writes:
“Dan, have you heard reports about random loud bangs going on all over town at night? It was on Facebook “Westport Front Porch” again last night, and also on my private street group text (Old Hill area). We all experienced it a few nights ago, and each thought it was outside our own house.
“As far as we know the police get called, but nothing comes of it.”
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This hasn’t gotten much publicity. But the Westport Inn — Westport’s only hotel — has been sold.
It’s closed for renovations. The website says “We look forward to welcoming you back in January 2021.”
The Water Rats swim team is crawling out of the pool long enough to do some land-based good.
Tomorrow (Saturday, November 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.), they’re holding a food drive to benefit the Bridgeport Rescue Mission.
Water Rats are collecting Thanksgiving-themed food items and other non-perishables. Drop-off is the gravel parking lot at the Westport Weston Family YMCA. You don’t even have to get out of your car!
Click here for a list of requested items.
“Rock, Paper, Scissors” is the latest attraction on Jesup Green by the Westport Library.
No, not the game. This is the a very cool sculpture of the same name.
The gift of Ann Sheffer and Bill Scheffler is already attracting attention. Moments after installation was complete, a young couple with a toddler strolled by.
“Wonderful work! Great spot!” they said. “Kids will love it.”
By which they of course meant “kids of all ages!”
And finally … in honor of Westport’s newest outdoor art (above):