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Governor Lamont reveals criteria for out-of-state college students traveling to Connecticut
WestportNow terminates publication

November 25, 2020

WestportNow will stop publication at the end of November after the death of the website’s founder, editor and publisher, Gordon Joseloff.  The...

Westport establishes hotline, exposure notifications to track Covid-19

November 25, 2020

Superintendent Thomas Scarice set up a coronavirus hotline and email address on Nov. 10 to report new cases. Additionally, exposure...

The Westport Farmers’ Market alters their winter season at Gilbertie’s

November 19, 2020

The Westport Farmers’ market officially opened for their annual winter season on Thursday, Nov. 12 at Gilbertie’s Herbs and Garden...

Bedford, Coleytown Middle School switches to full distance as Westport cases rise

November 17, 2020

As of Nov. 16, Bedford/Coleytown (Westport’s temporarily combined middle school) is fully remote until Nov. 30 due to staffing shortages...

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MoCA Westport spreads creativity with holiday art and wellness classes
Debate team quarrels to success

November 30, 2020

After cross-examining the opposing side and trying their hardest not to stutter and risk a costly loss, they thanked the...

Students demonstrate activism throughout history

November 25, 2020

As anyone who has studied U.S. history knows, young people have been at the forefront of bringing change in America. In the...

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade modified during pandemic

November 25, 2020

The famous parade in Manhattan filled with balloons and performers is sure to entertain even if it is through a screen. COVID-19...

COVID-19 forces shoppers to rethink Black Friday plans

November 23, 2020

Black Friday, considered an annual holiday to any shopping addict, has a whole new look this year due to rising COVID-19...

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Despite COVID-19, Thanksgiving remains a memorable holiday
Thanksgiving adjustments not ideal, but necessary

December 4, 2020

There are many Thanksgiving traditions practiced by families all over the United States. Some people travel, some people play...

Westport Public Schools make correct call after transitioning to a temporary fully remote schedule

December 3, 2020

The Westport Public Schools (WPS) have now returned again to the hybrid schedule after they were previously online full time for...

Ditch wasteful consumption, embrace sustainability this holiday season

December 3, 2020

Picture this: It's Christmas day and everybody unwraps their gifts, throwing the wrapping paper aside to reveal what's inside....

Students should not return to schools until after holiday season

November 25, 2020

At the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year, it seemed inevitable that schools would shut down within weeks (or even days) of...

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Westport Academy of Dance forced to postpone annual performance of ‘The Nutcracker’
‘The Christmas Chronicles 2’ demonstrates importance of family during holiday season

December 3, 2020

The sequel to “The Christmas Chronicles” just hit Netflix on Nov. 25.  In “The Christmas Chronicles 2,” we follow...

Art classes adapt to fully remote learning

December 3, 2020

COVID-19 has made 2020 a tricky year to navigate, especially going into the 2020-21 school year. However, after the first quarter,...

‘Dash and Lily’ delivers new adventure, romance

December 3, 2020

When 17-year-old Dash discovers a red notebook titled “Do You Dare?” in his local bookstore, it begins his adventure to follow...

‘The App that Stole Christmas’ embodies importance of togetherness during holidays

December 3, 2020

The App that Stole Christmas is a Netflix film that was released on Nov. 20. Starring Ray J (as Felix Rhome), Elise Neal (as Carly)...

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Staples athletes adapt to virtual workouts
Club sports postponed until Jan 19 causing disappointment in athletes

November 24, 2020

Every year as the school season comes to an end, athletes focus on the transition from their high school sport to preparing for...

CIAC winter sports decision distressing, yet necessary

November 23, 2020

It’s that time of year again to lace up my spikes, bond with fellow athletes over pre-race stress and sprint around various...

CIAC postpones the winter season until Jan. 19

November 23, 2020

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) announced on Nov. 17 that the high school winter sports season will...

Winter sports athletes respond to CIAC announcement

November 23, 2020

In a year full of uncertainties, the athletes of Staples High School hoped their sports season would carry on as normal. But the...

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