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Getting out the vote: Stamford, Norwalk among county’s fiercest competitions

How local business communities might develop in a post-pandemic world are top of mind for candidates in 20 races for mayor and first selectman.

Jim Marpe won’t seek re-election as Westport first selectman

“I remain humbled by, and grateful for, the responsibility you have granted me," Marpe told voters in the statement announcing his decision.

Bridgeport BMW dealer decries state’s ‘Tesla Bill’

Tim Kraemer, executive vice president and general manager at BMW of Bridgeport, said the bill's passage would “hurt not only the auto industry, it will hurt the Connecticut consumer.”

Westport First Selectman Marpe self-quarantining after Covid exposure

The unnamed individual with whom Marpe interacted tested positive on Wednesday.

Westport’s Paper Source furloughs staff

The furloughs "will continue indefinitely, but are intended to be temporary and last less than six months," the store says.

Westport declares emergency after 20 residents test positive for coronavirus

In addition to the shuttering of restaurants, bars, gyms and other such places ordered yesterday by Gov. Ned Lamont, First Selectman Jim Marpe has closed the town’s beaches and parks.

COVID-19 CRISIS: Trump declares national emergency; CT confirms 13 positive cases

President Donald Trump declared a national emergency this afternoon, freeing up additional funding for more labs to begin testing for COVID-19 and making available...

Westport Arts Center confirms move to Martha Stewart’s old TV studio

The first phase of the relocation and expansion is slated to open this fall, and will occupy nearly 10,000 square feet at 19 Newtown Turnpike, effectively tripling the footprint the organization holds in its current location.

Absent economic development staff, Westport redoubling marketing efforts

“We’ve had a robust commercial base for a number of years,” said Selectwoman Jennifer Tooker. “It’s important to all of us that we make sure our relationship with business continues to work for us.”

Court rules in favor of Charney’s $40M Westport development, but challenges...

"The real question boils down to whether Westport wants to be an inclusive or an exclusive community,” said Summit Development Founder, CEO, President and Principal Felix Charney.

Westport creates Real Property Committee

Westport First Selectman Jim Marpe has established a Real Property Committee that will advise the town on the acquisition and disposal of real property.

Westport First Selectman Jim Marpe decries Metro-North fare hikes

The proposed changes “threaten Westport’s ability to retain its status as a vibrant suburban ‘community of choice’,” Marpe said.

Sara A. Harris named operations director of Westport

Harris was a staffer of the New York City Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget under Michael Bloomberg.

Westport to merchants: Close your front doors

First Selectman Jim Marpe along with business groups asked storeowners to conserve energy as part of an effort to build a more sustainable community.

Westport establishes TOD master plan steering committee

The study, funded under a $440,000 state grant, will review how to improve streets, sidewalks, lighting, crosswalks and streetscapes.