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Green Day hits Wakeman Town Farm

Green Day hits Wakeman Town Farm

Ben Goldschlager, Staff Writer

May 4, 2014


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Saturday, May 3, Wakeman Town Farm hosted a family-friendly event that lasted from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. It was attended by about 310 people, according to Michael Aitkenhead, Staples’ AP environmental science teacher who lives at and runs the farm. The event was meant to promote awareness of the environ...

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 ...

Students tested by recycling

Students tested by recycling

Rachel Treisman, Staff Writer

January 31, 2014


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According to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Connecticut recycled only 26 percent of its waste in 2010. But this isn’t just a statewide problem: Staples has its fair share of trouble with waste disposal, too. With constant reminders to make eco-friendly choices and not to “trash t...

Selectman candidates debate environmental issues

Selectman candidates debate environmental issues

Caroline Cohen, A&E Editor

October 24, 2013


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On Monday, Oct. 21, the candidates for selectmen of Westport, Republicans Jim Marpe and Avi Kaner and Democrats Helen Garten and Melissa Kane, debated at Earthplace: The Nature Discovery Center to discuss their plans for environmental issues if elected. “Our mission is to support the environment thr...

Wakeman Town Farm Hosts Successful Fundraiser

Wakeman Town Farm Hosts Successful Fundraiser

Hannah Foley, Editor-in-Chief

September 23, 2013


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On Saturday, Sept. 21, guests at Wakeman Town Farm’s second annual Grassroots Harvest Dinner were greeted with the John Wesley quote “Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long a...

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