Roundup: STAR, Skeleton, Slide …

STAR Lighting the Way has spent 70 years of helping people with disabilities.

They’ll celebrate with an open house reception and volunteer awards on October 16 (1 to 4 p.m., 182 Wolfpit Avenue, Norwalk).

The afternoon includes a catered reception, music by DJ Joe, tours of the newly renovated headquarters, an assistive technology demonstrations, a STAR client art exhibit and more.

Former and present clients and families — and everyone interested in learning more about this remarkable organization — is invited.

For more information, email, or call 203-846-9581, ext. 303.


The start of the school year has seen plenty of late buses.

Andrew Colabella spotted this guy, at Devon Road. He’s been waiting a REAL long time.

(Photo/Andrew Colabella)


Customers with project-related questions can contact Art Bradshaw, Aquarion’s Project Manager, at (203) 337-5851.  For service or water-related issues, please contact Aquarion Customer Service at 1-800-732-9678.

At first glance, this looks like a typical bucolic scene at Nyala Farm (aka one of Bridgewater’s 2 Westport headquarters).

(Photo/Dave Wilson)

But look closely. In the center of the photo — just to the left of the clump of trees — sit a grandstand and water slide.

Nearby — out of the picture — were 4 pool water trucks.

We know the world’s largest hedge fund does things differently.

But we’d sure love to know the back story to this one.

Bridgewaterites: Email Anonymity assured!


Today’s “Westport … Naturally” photo looks like it was taken in the Galapagos — or at least some beautiful California beach.

(Photo/Bobbi Essagof)

Nope. It’s our own Saugatuck Island.

Ssshhhh… don’t tell the tourists!


And finally … Ray Edenton died last week in Tennessee. He was 95.

You probably don’t know his name. But he was a session guitarist who played on thousands of recordings, by artists like the Everly Brothers, Charley Pride, Neil Young and Patsy Cline.

The New York Times said: “A longtime member of Nashville’s so-called A-Team of first-call studio professionals, Mr. Edenton contributed discreet, empathetic rhythm guitar to myriad hits in a career that spanned four decades.” Click here for a full obituary.

Among his sessions:

One response to “Roundup: STAR, Skeleton, Slide …

  1. Great songs‼️Thanks Dan👍🏼🇺🇸