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Westport warms to possibility of solar panels

Westport warms to  possibility of solar panels

Justine Seligson, Photo Coordinator

May 30, 2014


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Imagine a form of energy that is completely clean, renewable and inexpensive in the long run. It has none of the filth of fossil fuels. Using it on a large-scale basis would allow many people to enjoy the typical benefits of electricity, while at the same time live without the guilt of burning dirty...

Women’s Advocacy Club campaigns for contraception

Women’s Advocacy Club campaigns for contraception

Kaila Finn, Web News Editor

May 19, 2014


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Last year, the Staples' Women's Advocacy Club (WAC) unveiled their campaign to stock the nurse's office with condoms. These efforts were met with an overwhelming positive response from students who, teeming with curiosity, crowded around the cafeteria booth for information. This interest has persisted, motiv...

Board of Education discusses solar energy

Board of Education discusses solar energy

Alexa Di Luca, Staff Writer

April 9, 2014


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On a rainy Monday night, April 7, the Staples cafeteria quickly filled up with concerned AP environmental students for the Board of Education (BOE) meeting. The major topics that were covered included the Green Task Force Committee’s proposal for solar panel installations at school buildings and the ...

Board of Finance approves proposed BOE budget

Board of Finance approves proposed BOE budget

Eliza Llewellyn, Web Managing Editor

March 21, 2014


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Thursday night’s Board of Finance meeting sparked debate and discussion, but ultimately resulted in the approval of the BOE’s proposed budget in a 4-3 vote. The budget proposal, a 4.82 percent increase over last year’s, reflected alterations made in a closed-session BOE meeting earlier that...

Blame, solutions swirl around $2 mill shortfall

Blame, solutions swirl around $2 mill shortfall

Eliza Llewellyn, Web Managing Editor

January 31, 2014


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At the Dec. 11 Board of Finance meeting, news of a shortfall of roughly $1.9 million shook the board. Since then, questions have revolved around who’s to blame and how to make up the deficit. “I was shocked when I heard the amount,” Board of Finance member Mike Rea said.  “It was a perfect storm,...

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