FEMA is testing its national alert warning system at 2:20 pm today (Wednesday). This is only a test. Do not be alarmed if all your devices start beeping this afternoon!
When Main Street is closed to traffic for Saturday’s Shopping Day, Triple Threat Academy provides the entertainment.
Recent Staples High School graduate/University of Michigan-bound/”Country Comfort” star Jamie Mann will sing. He’ll be joined by castmate Shiloh Verrico, who trains virtually with Triple Threat founder (and Staples grad Cynthia Gibb).
When trust is violated, can it ever be recovered?
That’s the premise of “Better to Trust.” Heather Frimmer‘s second novel centers around a neurosurgeon struggling with a pill addiction, who makes the decision to operate on his sister-in-law’s brain.
Secrets swirling around drug use and sexual identity must be dealt with, in order for the family to learn to trust each other again.
Frimmer — a radiologist specializing in breast and emergency room imaging — launches her new book at the Westport Library on September 21 (7 p.m.). The event is both in-person and livestreamed. Autographed copies can be picked up on site or shipped. There will be light refreshments and door prizes too.
Click here to register and order copies.
Ernie Lorimer wants to give a shout-out to the transfer station crew.
He writes: “On my last few visits, I’ve noticed that it is really tidy and organized. Very ship-shape.”
Done! Thanks to all Public Works director Peter Ratkiewich, and all his crew — seldom recognized — who make ours the best transfer station around!
Tracy Porosoff calls today’s “Westport … Naturally” submission “Cloudy Afternoon in the Garden.”
And finally … speaking of gardens, here’s a beauty from The Mamas & The Papas: