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The holidays light up Westport

Siblings smile bright for their mother in front of the lit tree. Many families took the photo opportunity and flashed their cameras to capture the memories.

Caroline Cohen, A&E Editor

December 5, 2013

As temperatures are on a steady sled down, spirit and holiday cheer are only rising. Holiday lights shine bright and Christmas trees are seen glittering through windows of homes around town. And the town of Westport is no exception, Wednesday night Dec. 4 the tree in front of town hall lit up and childre...

Yoga on the Green supports breast cancer patients

Westporters meditate at the conclusion of a yoga lesson on Veteran's Green.

Greta Bjornson, Features Editor

October 23, 2013

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the Westport Downtown Merchants Association hosted Yoga on the Green on Sunday, Oct. 20 to benefit the Smilow Family Breast Health Center of Norwalk Hospital. The event took place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Veteran’s Green in downtown Westport. Instructors ...

Parading Around Westport

The Coleytown marching band performed in the parade.

Emma Lederer, Staff Writer

May 27, 2013

This morning, Monday, May 27, downtown Westport overflowed with patriotic Americans celebrating Memorial Day and watching Westport's Memorial Day Parade. As the parade began, police and military officers got the spotlight as they marched down their route. Other officers followed, including Emergency Me...

Club Green's Third Annual ECOFEST

Club Green's Third Annual ECOFEST

June 1, 2011

The Third Annual ECOFEST will take place on June 11 at Levitt Pavillion, 40 Jesup Road, Downtown Westport, behind the Westport Public Library from 12 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. With free admission, attendees can listen to 15 bands throughout the afternoon and roam the Pavillion where 30 local, eco-friendly ven...

Club Green’s Third Annual ECOFEST

Club Green's Third Annual ECOFEST

June 1, 2011

The Third Annual ECOFEST will take place on June 11 at Levitt Pavillion, 40 Jesup Road, Downtown Westport, behind the Westport Public Library from 12 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. With free admission, attendees can listen to 15 bands throughout the afternoon and roam the Pavillion where 30 local, eco-friendly ven...

Deciding the Fate of Downtown Westport

Deciding the Fate of Downtown Westport

May 10, 2011

  On May 12 at 6:30 p.m. The Planning & Zoning Commission will hold a meeting at Town Hall in the auditorium in order to discuss the future plans for the downtown of Westport. Anyone is welcome to attend the meeting and will be given the opportunity to present an idea or ask the Plannin...

Downtown Development Needs Dedication

Downtown Development Needs Dedication

December 23, 2010

Aaron Hendel '14 Staff Writer Boring. Dull. Plain. Full of banks. This is the continuous status of downtown Westport. This could easily change, but it needs one very important thing. The biggest necessity is that “we need a dedicated effort,” said Jonathan Steinberg, state representative of ...

Orphenians Caroling Downtown (Slideshow)

December 17, 2009

Photos by Lexi Preiser '10 and Dana Rappaport '11 The Staples Orphenians spread holiday cheer on Dec. 5 as they went caroling throughout downtown Westport. To listen to the Orphenians live, come see Candlelight on Dec. 18 and 19 in the Staples High School auditorium. Performances will be at 7:00 ...

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