Tag Archives: Ned Dimes Marina

Pics Of The Day #1203

Compo’s South Beach, looking west toward Owenoke … (Photo/Andrew Colabella)

… and Ned Dimes Marina nearby (Photo/Jeff Kaplan)

Pics Of The Day #1185

Clouds near Ned Dimes Marina … (Photo/Michael Tomashefsky)

… and the marina itself … (Photo/Michael Tomashefsky)

… and Old Mill Beach … (Photo/Jim St. Andre)

… and out to Compo Cove … (Photo/Jim St. Andre)

… and colorful Compo (Photo/Larry Untermeyer)

Pic Of The Day #1143

Everyone gets into the swim of things, at Ned Dimes Marina (Photo/Tracy Porosoff)

Pic Of The Day #997

Ned Dimes Marina (Photo/Patricia McMahon)

Pic Of The Day #913

Winds whipped the Ned Dimes Marina today (Photo/Tracy Porosoff)

Pic Of The Day #842

Ned Dimes Marina at Compo Beach (Photo/Michael Tomashefsky)

Summer’s First Strong Storm

A fast-moving storm — with hail, heavy rain and high winds — roared through parts of town yesterday evening, around 7:45. More than 500 Westporters lost power.

A tree fell on a house on Vani Court …(Photo/Westport Fire Department)

The Fire Department responded to 18 calls with 45 minutes. They included burning and downed power lines, carbon monoxide, and a tree resting on a house on Vani Court.

… and barely missed one at Edgewater Commons. (Photo/Kaye Leong)

Sherwood Island State Park will be closed today (Sunday), due to damage.

But the storm left as quickly as it came. Skies cleared before nightfall.

Sherwood Mill Pond, moments after the storm passed … (Photo/Matt Murray)

Today is forecast to be mostly sunny, with a high around 80.

… and Ned Dimes Marina at Compo Beach, a few minutes later. (Photo/Kristina Bory)

The Seal: The Sequel

Sure, we posted a couple of images earlier today of a seal basking in the sunlight on the Compo Beach dock.

But that was before our maritime visitor realized it was being photographed.

That’s when he (or she) turned right to the camera.

And turned on the charm.

(Photo/Mike Giunta)

(Hat tip: Bill Kiedaisch)

Sealing The Deal

In the air and by the sea, Westport is becoming quite the nature center.

Earlier this week, an osprey captured our attention. Now it’s a seal.

Alert “06880” reader/Compo Beach resident Larry Hoy reports that yesterday he was walking his dog Dixie at the end of Roosevelt Road.

Suddenly she turned, walked to the seawall and started sniffing in the direction of the marina.

“She’s a natural hunter,” Larry says. “I knew she smelled something, but I didn’t think there would be by a deer or woodchuck over there.”

He looked closely, and saw a big brown lump on a dock.

Then it moved.

He was fascinated by the seal.

It’s still there today.

(Photos/Peter Armstrong)

 

Pic Of the Day #690

Ned Dimes Marina, yesterday (Photo/Nicola Sharian)