Archive for June, 2008

Celebrate the Fourth at Compo Beach

Monday, June 30th, 2008

The Gruccis’ – world-renowned firework artists from Long Island with heritage dating back to 1850 in Bari, Italy and producers of firework shows for seven consecutive Presidential Inaugurations – announced that they will be showcasing Westport’s 2008 Fourth Extravaganza at Compo Beach.

The fireworks are sponsored by the Westport Police Athletic League and will be displayed on Thursday, July 3 with a raindate of Monday, July 7.Tickets are on sale at the Westport Parks and Recreation office during business hours and are also available at Police Headquarters any time.  All tickets must be purchased in advance.  The cost is $25 per car.

On the day of the fireworks Compo Beach will close at 4 p.m. and reopen at 5 p.m. for fireworks ticket holders.

Fireworks will start at approximately 9:15 p.m.

Join us and celebrate America’s Birthday at Compo!

Carla Rea Joins Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Carla Rea has joined Coldwell Banker Previews International’s Westport – Post Road office. The announcement was made today by Kate Rossi, President and COO.

“We are pleased to welcome Carla to the Coldwell Banker team,” said Rossi. “She has a long history of being a top-producing Realtor® in Fairfield County and will undoubtedly be a tremendous asset to our company.”

Tom Milazzo, Coldwell Banker Westport’s office manager agreed, “Carla’s desire to always deliver the most innovative and cutting-edge tools to her clients, make her a great addition to the Coldwell Banker team. Coldwell Banker’s strong international connections and technological advancements will exponentially add value to her business.”

Coldwell Banker Real Estate, Westport CT

Prior to joining Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Carla Rea was a top-producing Realtor® with Prudential Connecticut Realty for ten years in a row. She was a past recipient of Prudential’s Rookie of the Year award, and was inducted into the Honor Society, as well as the coveted Chairman’s Circle Gold, an honor recognizing her amongst the top three percent of real estate professionals nationally.

“I have been a Top Producer for the past ten years, and I am excited at the opportunity to continue that success at Coldwell Banker Previews International,” said Ms. Rea. “Coldwell Banker’s rich heritage in the real estate industry, combined with their powerful international presence and innovative technological tools will not only help me take my career to the next level, but will greatly add to the level of service I can offer my clients.”

Ms. Rea is a Previews International Specialist, is e-certified and will specialize in residential home sales along Fairfield County’s Gold Coast. She has been a Westport resident for over thirty years, and was past chairman of the Westport Planning and Zoning commission, as well as a former member of the RTM and Zoning Board of Appeals. During her tenure on the Planning and Zoning commission, Carla was influential in establishing the Historical District in downtown Westport, the Compo Beach Basin Expansion, and the Conservative Synagogue in Hills Point. She is a member of the International Club of Lower Fairfield County, Mid-Fairfield County Board of Realtors®, Greater Fairfield County Consolidated Multiple Listing Service, and both Connecticut and National Association of Realtors®.

Coldwell Banker Preview International’s Westport – Post Road office is located at 305 Post Road East. Carla Rea may be reached at 203 895-5788, by email at or by visiting her on the web at

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, a leading residential real estate brokerage company in Connecticut and Westchester, N.Y., operates 55 offices with 2,400 sales associates serving the communities of Connecticut and Westchester County N.Y. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage,, is part of NRT LLC, the nation’s largest residential real estate brokerage company.