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Marpe looks ahead to challenges of new year

Published: Monday, Dec. 30, Westport Minuteman

Advice from the Y on Year-end Charitable Giving

Published: Thursday, Dec. 26,

Family Y Kinderkids learn to earn, save -- and give

Published: Tuesday, Dec. 24, Westport Minuteman

A slice of the holidays: Pizza with Santa at the Westport Y

Published: Monday, Dec. 23,

Westport Weston Family Y Combines Hafaday, Mahackeno Summer Camps

Published: Saturday, Dec. 21, Westport Daily Voice

Y Gymnasts Perform as New Temporary Home Sought

Published: Wednesday, Dec. 18,

Y Teams Kick Off Travel Basketball Season

Published: Wednesday, Dec. 18,

Westport Weston Family Y Water Rats Raise $41K For The Philippines

Published: Tuesday, Dec. 17, Westport Daily Voice

Pete Wolgast Honored by AARP

Published: Wednesday, Dec. 11,

Parent-Child Programs at the Y Provide Quality Family Time

Published: Tuesday, Dec. 10,

Construction Of New Westport-Weston Family Y Remains On Schedule

Published: Tuesday, Dec. 10, Westport Daily Voice

Water Rats Raise $32,000 for Philippine Relief

Published: Wednesday, Nov. 27,

Westport Weston Y Child Care, Gymnastics Programs Could Be Closed

Published: Friday, Nov. 22, Westport Daily Voice

Taking Part in Cancer Research Study

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 19,

Westport Weston Y To Host Dedication Of Allen Raymond Drive At Mahackeno

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 19, Westport Daily Voice

Water Rat & Staples Swimmer Signs With Northwestern

Published: Friday, Nov. 15,

Family Y salutes local veterans at annual luncheon

Published: Wednesday, Nov. 6, Westport Minuteman

Westport Weston Family Y shows off construction progress

Published: Sunday, Oct. 27,

Westport Weston Y To Celebrate Family Week

Published: Saturday, Oct. 19, Westport Daily Voice

New Family Y: Construction Update & Latest Photos

Published: Thursday Oct. 3,

Be a Part of the New Family Y for Just $90

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 1,

Honoring 90 Years of Y Families

Published: Monday, Sept. 30,

The Y’s 2013 Strong Kids Triathlon: Highlights and Top Finishers

Published: Tuesday, Sept 24,

Family Y celebrates 90th birthday

Published: Wednesday, Sept. 25, Westport Minuteman

Photo Highlights from the Y’s 90th Birthday Party

Published: Thursday, Sept. 19,

Westport Weston Family Y Celebrates 90 Years In The Community

Published: Thursday, Sept. 19, Westport Daily Voice

Bedford Family Honored With Y Name

Published: Wednesday, Sept. 18,

The Bedford Family and the Family Y

Published: Thursday Sept. 12,

Sept. 5, 1923: The Day Westport Got Its ‘Y’

Published: Thursday Sept. 5,

Exclusive Look Inside New Y at Mahackeno

Published: Friday, Aug. 30,

New Family Programs Starting in September at the Family Y

Published: Friday, Aug. 23,

Westport Weston Family Y Celebrates Construction Milestone

Published: Thursday, Aug. 1, Westport Daily Voice

Top notched: Ceremonial beam a high point for Westport Y construction

Published: Wednesday, July 31,

Afraid of the Water? The Family Y Has Just the Rx – ‘Dr. Saul’

Published: Thursday, July 25,

35th Point to Point Results, Photo Highlights

Published: Tuesday, July 23,

Cool off: Westport Y opens building, pools for public to escape heat

Published: Friday, July 19,

Water Rat Senior Boys Take Third at CT Long Course Championship

Published: Tuesday, July 16,

35th Point to Point Results, Photo Highlights

Published: Tuesday, July 23,

Public Info Session About Construction Progress of New Family Y, July 16

Published: Friday, July 12,

Westport Weston Family Y Offers Free Fridays To Guests

Published: Wednesday, July 10, Westport Daily Voice

Westport Weston Y gymnasts win national titles

Published: Wednesday, July 10,

Steel Framework Going Up For New Westport Weston Family Y

Published: Saturday, July 6, Westport Daily Voice

Latest Views of New Y at Mahackeno: “It’s All About the Steel”

Published: Wednesday, July 3,

Y presents awards, names board members

Published: Wednesday, July 3,

Y's road reconstruction plans draw few questions

Published: Tuesday, July 25,

Merritt’s ‘Y Exit’ Construction Begins July 15

Published: Wednesday, June 19,

Westport Weston Family Y Annual Report (2012)

Free Y Membership a ‘Lucky 7’

Published: Tuesday, June 11,

Westport Weston Family Y Dance Center Spring Performance Sat. June 15

Published: Tuesday, June 4, Fairfield Hamlet Hub

Westport nonprofits' big capital campaigns

Published: Saturday, June 1, Connecticut Post

Selectmen green-light Bedford redesigns

Published: Sunday, May 19, Connecticut Post

Y summer camp, swim programs filling up

Published: Thursday, May 16, Westport News

Family Y to hold Holistic Health Day

Published: Thursday, May 9, Westport News

4 receive Water Rats top awards

Published: Monday, May 6, Westport News

New Westport Weston Family Y taking shape

Published: Tuesday, April 30, Westport Minuteman

Family Y Gymnasts Perform at Bluefish Game

Published: Sunday, April 28,

Westport-Weston Family Y Construction Project on Schedule

Published: Friday, April 26, Weston Patch

Y plans free, healthy kids' event April 27

Published: Thursday, April 18, Westport News

Open house Saturday at Y-Earthplace camp

Published: Tuesday, April 16, Westport News

Y Water Rats at Nationals

Published: Sunday, April 7,

Pouring it on: Foundation for new Family Y complex takes shape on schedule

Published: Saturday, April 6, Westport News

“First Pour” at Mahackeno — Laying the Foundation of Our New Y (video, photos)

Published: Friday, April 5,

Y Support for SpinOdyssey2013 and Race for the Cure Events

Published: Thursday, April 4,

Getting Ready for the ‘Big Pour’ at Mahackeno

Published: Monday, April 1,

Guided Tours of the New Y Building Site at Mahackeno

Published: Monday, March 25,

McMahons, unnamed 'angel' each give $1 million for new Y

Published: Saturday, March 23, Westport News

Linda McMahon Supports New Westport Y With $1M Donation

Published: Friday, March 22, Greenwich Daily Voice

Westport Weston Family Y announces two $1 million gifts to help fund new Y facility

Published: Friday, March 22, Westport Minuteman

Westport Y keeps the summer fun going despite Mahackeno construction

Published: Thursday, March 21, Westport News

A Report on the Family Y’s Community Impact

Published: Wednesday, March 20,

Progress Continues at Building Site for New Y (New Photos)

Published: Tuesday, March 19,

Water Rat Swim Team Highlights from the 2013 Connecticut Age Group Championships

Published: Thursday, March 14,

Y lists school-vacation programs

Published: Thursday, March 14, Westport News

Touring Y Site

Published: Wednesday, March 13,

Why I Picture Myself at the Family Y — And How You Can, Too

Published: Tuesday, March 5,

Westport Weston YMCA secures building permit, begins construction of new facility

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 27, Norwalk Hour

Breaking Ground at Mahackeno for the New Family Y (Photos)

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 26,

Latest Update (with Photos) About Construction of New Y at Mahackeno

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 26,

Registration Opens For Earthplace-Mahackeno Summer Camp

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 20, Westport Daily Voice

Meet the 'Oscarettes,' Family Y's Golden Girls of Fitness

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 20, Westport Minuteman

Free Membership Gives 7th Graders a ‘Winter Break’ at the Y

Published: Friday, Feb. 15,

After lengthy controversy over new Westport Y, few questions at construction forum

Published: Friday, Feb. 8, Westport News

Visit from the Tooth Fairy Brings Smiles to Y Child Care Kids

Published: Friday, Feb. 8,

Groundbreaking event: Work on Westport Y's Mahackeno center finally under way

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 6, Westport News

Breaking Ground at Mahackeno for the New Family Y (Photos)

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 6,

Westport Weston Family Y Groundbreaking

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 5, Norwalk Hour

'Building What Matters' (Dave Matlow photos)

Published: Tuesday, Tuesday, Feb. 5,

Find Fitness, Fellowship and Family Fun at the Y

Published: Monday, Feb. 4,

Photo Highlights, Y Masters Groundhog Swim Meet

Published: Sunday, Feb. 3,

Breaking Ground at Mahackeno for the New Family Y (Photos)

Published: Thursday, Jan. 31,

Yesterday's Stars -- Shadbolt a 'master' in the pool

Published: Monday, Jan. 28, Norwalk Hour

Get Fit at the Y with Good Vibes and Body Shocks

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 22,

Westport Weston Y’s Camp Mahackeno To Relocate This Summer

Published: Thursday, Jan. 17, Westport Daily Voice

Westport Weston YMCA holding groundbreaking Feb. 5 for new facility

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 16, Norwalk Hour

Your Photo Can Help Build Westport Weston Y's New Home

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 15, Westport Daily Voice

>Westport Y to break ground for new home Feb. 5

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 15, Westport News

New Family Y Mahackeno facility scheduled for groundbreaking Feb. 5

Published: Monday, Jan. 14, Westport Minuteman

Y Sets Groundbreaking, Demolition And Construction Plans

Published: Monday, Jan. 14,

How to ‘Picture Yourself at the New Family Y’

Published: Sunday, Jan. 13,

Your Family Y Newsletter, January 2013

New Views (and Video) of New Family Y at Mahackeno

Published: Thursday, Jan. 3,

>Westport Y poised to start work soon on Mahackeno center

Published: Thursday, Jan. 3, Westport News

Westport Y Moves Closer To Building New Facility

Published: Thursday, Jan. 3, Westport Daily Voice

Good News for the New Year: Zoning Permit Issued for Y at Mahackeno

Published: Monday, Dec. 31,

Westport readies for 'First Night'

Published: Saturday, Dec. 29, The Norwalk Hour

New Looks At The New Y

Published: Thursday, Dec. 27,

Y Gets Zoning Permit, Expands Aquatic Center

Published: Tuesday, Dec. 25,

Westport's Earthplace and Camp Mahakeno to offer joint summer camp in 2013

Published: Friday, Dec. 21, The Norwalk Hour

Bedford Square plans in strategic withdrawal as conservation questions mount

Published: Thursday, Dec. 13, Westport News

Back in action after Sandy's battering, Westport Y looks to future

Published: Wednesday, Dec. 12, Westport News

Y Celebrates Reopening with ‘Welcome Back’ Party

Published: Tuesday, Dec. 11,

Lessons Learned from the Family Y’s ‘Lost November’

Published: Friday, Dec. 7,

For more news articles from 2012, please go to 2012 Family Y in the News

For news articles from 2010/2011, go to 2011 Family Y in the News