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It is still summer 1: Congregations and Conventions

It is still summmer, and the autumn does not begin until Greenbelt has ended, but there are signs that a change is on the way. … 1,710 more words

Life

AUGUST 18, 2014 - NATIONAL MAIL ORDER CATALOG DAY - NATIONAL ICE CREAM PIE DAY

NATIONAL MAIL ORDER CATALOG DAY

What was once one of the most popular ways of shopping is remembered each year on August 18 as it is National Mail Order Catalog Day. 409 more words

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Looking Back: Albums/Artists that deserve more attention. Foxy Shazam

Written by: Johnny Marcondes

Foxy Shazam is one of the most entertaining and unique rock bands around today. Being the type of band that fully embodies everything about rock and roll. 506 more words

Music

The Big Five-Oh

“06880” is fair game for just about every story — so long as there’s a Westport angle. 

I try to avoid missing-pet posts — though I did cover the expensive, long-running search for… 653 more words

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AUGUST 17, 2014 - NATIONAL THRIFT SHOP DAY - NATIONAL VANILLA CUSTARD DAY

NATIONAL THRIFT SHOP DAY

Are you ready for a fun day of some great bargain shopping?  Then today is the day because each year on August 17,  251 more words

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A tribute of my own

So the person on most people’s minds this week: Robin Williams. And all week I’ve been trying to think of how to pay one last tribute to this amazing man’s memory. 367 more words

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JP Vellotti's Woodstock

Alert — and multi-talented — “06880” reader JP Vellotti notes that this weekend is the 45th anniversary of Woodstock.

The Westporter wasn’t there in 1969 — but 20 years ago this weekend, he was. 416 more words

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