That old saying about New England weather — if you don’t like it, wait a minute — is spot on. Still, it doesn’t usually snow in June.
If you’re Netflix, you make it happen. For a couple of weeks, a crew has filmed “The Noel Diary” in a residential neighborhood. It’s a Christmas (as in 2022) movie, so a bit of ingenuity is needed.
Here was one scene, yesterday. I’m sure it will look more realistic 18 months from now.
On screen, and in real life.
Meanwhile, summer is actually almost here. That means more folks walking, jogging, biking and driving past the former Positano restaurant on Hillspoint Road.
For over a year, permit violations have halted construction on what was to be a private residence. The building — half-finished, swathed in blue, surrounded by weeds — has become a neighborhood eyesore.
A security fence now encloses the property. That makes it safer.
But now it looks worse than ever.
The Westport Downtown Association’s GoFundMe campaign was a success.
The organization has installed more lights along Church Lane — including the Patagonia and Urban Outfitters buildings.
Next on the lights list: Main Street.
Jim Hood lives on Compo Beach. Is that where his dog learned to swim? Or does it just paddle instinctively? Who cares? Here’s today’s “Westport … Naturally” photo.
And finally … today is Flag Day. Long may she wave, proudly and brave!