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Joe Biden implements new mask wearing mandates just days into his term
Westport COVID-19 numbers increase

January 22, 2021

With the COVID-19 pandemic still raging across the world, Connecticut and Westport continue to level with the fallout from it.  However,...

Westport schools set to shift to full in-person model despite teacher, student concerns

January 22, 2021

All Westport Public Schools plan to transition from the hybrid model to a fully in-person school model per Superintendent Thomas Scarice’s...

Longshore ice rink full opening remains in question

January 20, 2021

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont announced that all indoor  and outdoor rinks, including Longshore, are restricted to “four plus...

New COVID-19 strain found in New Haven County

January 20, 2021

Connecticut governor Ned Lamont announced on Jan. 7 that the new UK-discovered variant of COVID-19 was found in New Haven County, just...

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“Veganuary” challenges students to be mindful of environmental impact
One River winter exhibit displays diverse range of personal art projects
Westport Public Library’s virtual study halls foster academic opportunities

January 26, 2021

Students cramming in time to prepare for midterms; friends booking rooms for last-minute study sessions; packed tables with...

Staples eliminates midterm week, prompts different responses from community

January 20, 2021

The 2020-21 school year has been filled with surprises: the hybrid model, COVID-19 scares within the community and even institution...

Student’s violation of 14 day quarantine proves harmful to community

January 19, 2021

With the second wave of COVID-19 taking the U.S. by storm, more people are being exposed to the virus than ever before. Yet,...

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Religious groups attend gatherings in pandemic
Westport’s lack of bus shelters remains inexcusable

January 24, 2021

Driving down Post Road, I spot a woman clutching to her jacket, knee-deep in the dirty, brown snow, standing a few feet from the...

New Year incites a dangerous mindset around COVID-19

January 24, 2021

2021 has brought us false hope. The first day of the year was looked at with much excitement and anticipation,  as if the moment...

COVID-19 test pricing disparities require significant change

January 22, 2021

As COVID-19 cases reach new heights across the country, the demand for testing continues to grow at an exponential rate. Unfortunately,...

Virtual learning following vacations would minimize quarantine numbers

January 22, 2021

The decision of whether or not I should return to school after a two-week vacation was nerve wracking and worrisome. The chances...

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‘Soul’ brings meaningful purpose to music and life
ZAYN’s new album ‘Nobody Is Listening’ redefines classic R&B

January 22, 2021

Zayn Malik, former member of English-Irish boyband “One Direction,” constructed plans to release his third solo album, “Nobody...

COVID-19 forces Staples art classes to alter midterms

January 20, 2021

As with many things both inside and out of Staples, art classes are running a bit differently this year. Everything from chorus...

Avocado toast serves as fuel-filled meal
Competition among streaming services puts damper on enjoyment for consumers

January 13, 2021

Remember when life was easy and Netflix was the only streaming platform we used to watch our favorite shows? When no one really...

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Players adapt to new protocol in practice and games
Winter and spring athletes adapt to altered season

January 23, 2021

In a normal winter, Mckenzie Didio ’22 would be spending her days after school at basketball practice. From December until the...

CIAC allows for the start of winter sports with heavy regulations

January 20, 2021

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) confirmed on Jan. 14 that school winter sports will be starting on...

Lucas Basich dominates the boys’s basketball team

January 20, 2021

After a breakout season in 2020, it is time to take a look at the upcoming boys’ basketball season and what to expect from senior...

Staples boys’ hockey players ecstatic about the upcoming season

January 19, 2021

The fate of Staples boys’ hockey season was decided on the morning of Jan. 15. The news is in: the season is a go. The Staples...

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