Westport Youth Commission Helps Launch New Student Job Progrm

May 17, 2024

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Dear Neighbor,

Happy Friday ! I hope you have had a great week. The legislative session concluded last Wednesday. My colleagues and I were able to pass several pieces of meaningful legislation. Although session is now over, there is a still plenty of work that needs to be done. Follow me on Facebook for additional updates  - you can check out my posts there for more information about the bills we just passed.

There are a few local events that I wanted to share with you. Please see below to read more!

Westport Youth Commission Helps Launch New Student Job Bank
The Westport Youth Commission is proud to announce the launch of a new employment platform specifically for high school students.

Quadjob caters to high school students by vetting employers and job seekers to ensure the jobs are legitimate and safe for students. Students and employers are encouraged to utilize the site via the Youth Commission website to download the mobile app. It is free for all work-eligible high school students in Westport who register at WYC Students with their school-based email account and complete a parent consent form. Quadjobs welcomes public and private businesses, including a household looking or a Saturday night babysitter, to list employment opportunities on their site.

Click here to learn more.

Department of Public Works Announces Paving Program Underway

Attention Westport residents - the Public Works Department announced that the Town’s Spring Paving Program will begin on Monday, May 13, weather permitting. The program will continue through the end of May until mid-June, paving the following Town roadways, though not necessarily in this order:

  • Brookside Drive
  • Evergreen Avenue
  • Evergreen Parkway
  • Kings Highway North
  • Crawford Road
  • Hillandale Lane
  • East Main Street
  • Rainey Lane
  • Pioneer Road
  • Maple Avenue South
  • Greenbrier Road
  • Church Street North
  • Pleasant Valley Lane
  • Brightfield Lane
  • Imperial Avenue
  • Green’s Farms Road
  • Morningside Drive North
Norwalk Veterans Program

This weekend, there will be several events that will celebrate and honor veterans in our community. On Saturday, May 18 from 10 AM - 1 PM, there will be a flag placing event. Refreshments will be served. On Sunday, there will be a cemetery visitation, a Concert by the Fairfield County Brass Quartet, and a ceremony for all veterans who died during their service. 

Please see the flyer below for more information. 

New VA Service Officer for Norwalk 
The greater Norwalk area has a new VA Veteran Service Officer.  Michael Cardozo will be able to help Connecticut veterans apply for U.S. Veterans Affairs Disability Compensation Claims, the Veterans Pension and Survivors Pension Benefit Programs, and Dependency and Indemnity Compensation, all administered through the U.S. Veterans Affairs Benefits Administration (VBA). His contact information is below. 

E-mail: Michael.Cardozo@ct.gov
Phone: 203-418-2005
The Bigelow Center for Senior Activities
100 Mona Terrace
Fairfield, CT 06824

Norwalk Symphony Orchestra Performs Mahler’s Symphony No. 3

Following the resounding success of Mahler’s Symphony No. 5 in 2022, the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra will conclude their season with a performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 3. This remarkable composition delves into the grandeur and intricacies of nature. It will feature a massive orchestra, Fairfield County Chorale, Fairfield County Children’s Choir and soloist. 

The performance will be held on Saturday, May 18 at 7:30 at the Norwalk Concert Hall. Please bring any non-perishable food items to donate to The Pantry at
Connecticut Community College in Norwalk.
For more information visit our website www.norwalksymphony.org
or call 203.956.6771

Please don't hesitate to reach out to me with any questions and concerns you may have - I can be reached at Dominique.Johnson@cga.ct.gov, or through my office phone - 860-240-8585.

Have a great weekend! 


Dominique Johnson
State Representative


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