Westport News: Swearing In of New Westport Officer

Westport CT--On Thursday, March 20, 2014 Brendan Fearon was sworn in as a Westport Police Officer by First Selectman Jim Marpe .The ceremony was held at Town Hall. Brendan Fearon, age 25, is a Shelton, CT native and resides in Southbury. He is a 2010 graduate of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Emergency Management and Homeland Security. Officer Fearon comes to the Westport Police Department from the Monroe Police Department. Previous to that he was employed as the Emergency Management Coordinator with the Conference of Boston Teaching Hospitals in Boston, MA.

Read More

Westport News: Police recover stolen Bridgeport car

#Westport CT #Bridgeport CT-- At approximately 9:37am, Bridgeport Police advised surrounding towns that a vehicle was stolen in their city. After the description was given to Westport patrol officers, Officer Thomas Casimiro observed the vehicle traveling west on Post Road East. Officer Casimiro stopped the vehicle and took the operator into custody without incident. Bridgeport Police responded to the scene to take custody of the vehicle and the suspect. Suspect was identified as Yannick Williams out of New Haven. For further information please contact Bridgeport Police as they arrested the suspect.  Special thanks to Eric Simmons for the photo!

Read More

Westport P&Z to review Amendment

Laurence Bradley, Westport Planning & Zoning Director announced today that on February 27, 2014, the Planning & Zoning Commission is scheduled to review two text amendments (Amendment #669 and Amendment #672) to the Westport Zoning Regulations. Amendment #669 (Application #13-065) was submitted by Karen Johnson on behalf of DC Kemper- Gunn, LLC to modify the zoning regulations to allow for the relocation of historic buildings in the Business Center District/Historic (BCD/H Zone). Amendment #672 (Application #14-007) was submitted by the Planning & Zoning Commission to limit the size of commercial tenant spaces in the Business Center District (BCD Zone) and the Business Center District/Historic (BCD/H Zone) to no more than 10,000 square feet. The amendment is also designed to preclude the merger of commercial properties or tenant…

Read More