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residential town (1990 pop. 24,407), Fairfield co., SW Conn., on Long Island Sound at the mouth of the Saugatuck River; settled 1645–50, inc. 1835. It serves as a popular residence for New York City commuters. Westport has a summer theater. William TryonTryon, William,
1729–88, English colonial governor in North America. After a distinguished army career he was appointed (1764) lieutenant governor of North Carolina and succeeded (1765) Arthur Dobbs as governor.
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 landed at Compo Beach before his raid on Danbury in 1777. A number of 18th-century houses remain.
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The Westport Woods Hotel, Spa & Leisure Centre, Westport, Co Mayo is situated on part of the Westport House demesne, which gives us our beautiful mature woodland setting.
We are located ten minutes walk from the town of Westport and just five minutes walking distance to the beautiful harbour of Westport, boasting shops and views of the Atlantic sea.
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The Westport Transit District is seeking a market research firm (or company with comparable expertise) to help it examine the attitudes and awareness of residents and employees of Westport and other consumers and potential consumers of WTD services regarding public transportation in Westport.
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HK Group announced the Franco Fellah, Executive VP, negotiated the following transactions in Westport, Wilton, Norwalk and Fairfield:
The company name draws from a street (“Rodgers Way Westport CT” often misspelled as “Rogers Way Westport CT”) in town that caught the eye of the founder during a tour of the split level ranches in the area.
As per the consortium agreement, Westport will provide its core technologies for the engine and fuel system, and intellectual property.
Under the terms of the agreement, both companies will leverage their industry-leading positions in liquefied natural gas (LNG) production and distribution for Shell and LNGV systems and technology for Westport, to deliver a superior integrated commercial solution to participating customers, initially in North America.
Under the agreement, Isuzu will provide Westport with $1.
Additionally, Westport announced that Fuel Cells Canada has named Westport chief operating officer Michael Gallagher to its board of directors.
THE Yeats Country and Westport Woods Hotels are offering golfers the chance to unwind and relax this Autumn with Golf Weeks at the Yeats Country from October 20-24 and at Westport Woods from October 13-17.