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Westport robbery investigation persists with urgency

The People’s United Bank in Stop and Shop 
is right next to the entrance of the store. 
The bank has not only lost money, but the 
trust of the public since the robbery.

Sydney Chinitz '23, Staff Writer

October 22, 2020

Police have limited leads on the suspect of the four People’s United Bank robberies at Stop and Shops around Fairfield County that occured between Sept. 29 and Oct. 5.  The police departments of Shelton, Norwalk, Westport and Fairfield are all working together on this top-priority case. As of ri...

Threatening political messages posted in downtown Westport cause fear among residents

Lucy Arrow '21, Web Managing Editor

October 1, 2020

Violent and threatening posters spreading political messages were placed in downtown Westport by an unknown person or group of people this weekend. Posted outside of Pink Sumo, and taped to  parking signs on Church Lane, the signs had both national and local threats.  Some signs read “This town is ours, kill Trump...

Inequality in Ludlowe athletics prompts Title IX investigation

After complaints about inequalities in post for boys’ and girls’ teams, the Ludlowe Athletics Department’s Twitter is under a Title IX investigation.

Ella Alpert '22, Staff Writer

January 11, 2020

Being a student-athlete comes with many challenges. At times, trying to balance school work, practice and carving out free time to relax can be nearly impossible. When athletes achieve their goals, whether that be winning a game or simply showing improvement, it feels as if the long days of hard wor...

Michael Cohen sentenced to prison time

Michael Cohen sentenced to prison time

Andreas Lolis ’21, Paper Sports Editor

December 13, 2018

Michael Cohen, a former lawyer for President Donald Trump, was sentenced to three years in prison in a federal court in New York on Dec. 12. Among the crimes for which Cohen was sentenced were tax evasion, campaign finance laws violation and lying to Congress about Trump’s Russian business deali...

Saugatuck Shores residents react to Police investigation

Saugatuck Shores residents react to Police investigation

June 7, 2018

By Cate Casparius '19 Around 8:30 a.m. on May 4, a Westport resident reported seeing a body on the shore of Saugatuck Shores. After arriving on scene, police discovered a deceased  man washed up on Harbour Road and closed the area for further investigation. Residents of Saugatuck Shores were shocked to see police cars and caution...

Texas shooting kills 26 and injures several more

Texas shooting kills 26 and injures several more

November 9, 2017

Caroline Blevins ’18 About 26 victims were killed on Nov. 5 after a gunman opened fire at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland, Texas. Around 20 others between the ages of five and 72 years old were injured, according to Freeman Martin, a regional director with the Texas Department of Public Safety...

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