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Open the discussion about opening the bottle

Open the discussion about opening the bottle

March 9, 2015

Just because we’re teenagers, it doesn’t mean we’re unintelligent. But still, we’re just teenagers. Many are smart enough to hand over their car keys before drinking but still irresponsible enough to drink excessively in the first place. Teenagers are clever, even in the ways they buy fake...

Ginger Katz speaks with courage

Ginger Katz speaks with courage

Jackie Cope, Features Editor

October 6, 2014

Ginger Katz, a former Westport resident, lost her son to a heroin overdose in 1996. Ian Eaccarino was 21 years old. 18 years later, Katz and her husband, Larry, tour the country with the charity they founded, The Courage to Speak Foundation, based in Norwalk, Conn. At 7 pm on Wed., Oct. 1, she visited ...

Students Subject to Alcohol Breath Tests at Prom

Students Subject to Alcohol Breath Tests at Prom

May 7, 2010

Emily Goldberg ‘12 Web News Editor  School administrators will have access to two of these breathalyzer devices at prom. | Photo by Emily GoldbergA device small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, yet powerful enough to prove one’s guilt of a crime, will be at junior and senior prom. This device, one...

Partners In Crime: Why Westport Parents Supply Alcohol To Underage Students

Partners In Crime: Why Westport Parents Supply Alcohol To Underage Students

April 16, 2010

Isaac Stein ’12 Staff Writer At a recent, "memorable" Westport party, teens drank several bottles of vodka. They drank six–packs of beer. Then there were also Jell–O shots, portions of Jell–O made with vodka instead of water. The supplier wasn’t a local liquor store. It wasn’t an older b...

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