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Rain Causes Annual Memorial Day Parade to be Inside

Rain Causes Annual Memorial Day Parade to be Inside
June 7, 2016

This year on May 30, the town of Westport celebrated its annual Memorial Day parade a little differently. Due to the weather this past Monday, the Staples marching band marched down the aisles of town...

Art About Town

May 26, 2016

Down at the Farm(ers’) Market

Down at the Farm(ers') Market
May 23, 2016

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Bedford Square construction is one third complete

Bedford Square construction is one third complete
September 27, 2015

The town’s new face lift should be finished in two years, but the historic Bedford Square’s end cost of the construction will be around 100 million dollars worth of funding according to bedfordsquare.com. Architect...

Memorial Day marches through Westport

May 28, 2015

Memorial Day Parade

Teens rediscover the Westport Arts Center

Teens rediscover the Westport Arts Center
February 2, 2015

Early in the spring, Westport residents driving along Riverside Avenue may see a line of about 20 third graders filing into the Westport Arts Center [WAC]. Unfortunately, for some students, this classic...

First Night turns 21 yet remains alcohol-free

First Night turns 21 yet remains alcohol-free
December 28, 2014

As 2014 comes to a close and many start to think about ways to bring in the New Year, make sure to keep Westport’s First Night celebration in mind. This alcohol and drug free New Year’s Eve celebration...

Local businesses spread holiday cheer on Main Street

The Westport Downtown Merchants Association, sponsors of the event, cart Westport citizens in an old fashioned horse and buggy on Dec. 13 and 14.
December 18, 2014

The holidays are a time of cheer, joy, and for many, shopping.  Westport recently held a festival on Dec. 13 and 14 to embrace, and celebrate this time of year with open arms. This event included horse...

A NEAT new restaurant joins downtown delight

A NEAT new restaurant joins downtown delight
October 26, 2014

A developing downtown area now becomes host to yet another appealing addition, one that can accommodate a palate of all cravings and entice an audience of all ages. In the location of the old Westport...

So long Main Street, welcome Mahackeno

The new, and greatly improved wellness center.
October 12, 2014

The day has finally come to say goodbye to what some call their home away from home on the Post Road in Westport and meet their new home off of exit 41 of the Merritt Parkway. Some expressed excitement,...

New stores downtown spark same styles in students

New stores downtown spark same styles in students
September 19, 2014

A popular clothing store, Brandy Melville, has remained a growing trend these past few years for teenage girls in Westport. It offers boho-chic style clothing that ranges from distressed denim shorts,...

Closing of Max’s Art Store upsets students

Max’s Art Store allows artist from Staples High School and all the elementary schools to display their art in the storefront every spring.
June 10, 2014

On September 1st, Westport will lose Max’s Art Store, an art supplies store that has resided downtown for 59 years as haven for local artists. Originally opened by Max Kaplan, it has been run for...

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