WESTPORT, Conn. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Westport this week:
- The historic Kemper Gunn House on Church Lane is safe from the wrecking ball after the Representative Town Meeting on Tuesday voted to overturn a Planning and Zoning decision that would have led to the home's demolition.
- Westport's first and second selectmen candidates tackled environmental issues in a debate Monday.
- The start of construction on a new Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts was celebrated Monday.
- Westport's Elaine Whitney was nominated to serve as Vice President for Professional Development of the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education.
- A 23-year-old Bridgeport man was charged with sexually assaulting a juvenile girl in Westport after he turned himself in to police on a warrant.
- Connecticut Magazine named Westport as 7th best town in state to live in its annual "Rating the Towns" feature.