Inklings News

Westport cancels summer events due to COVID-19

The 2020 Fourth of July fireworks and Memorial Day Parade in Westport are canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Caroline Donohue '20, Business Director

April 21, 2020

The 2020 Memorial Day Parade and Fourth of July fireworks in Westport have been canceled this year to prevent community spread during the coronavirus pandemic. The town of Westport released a statement of cancelation on April 20.  First Selectman Jim Marpe and other Westport officials are working to ho...

Westporters celebrate the annual Memorial Day Parade

Town Mayor Jim Marpe gives a speech remembering lost soldiers at the culmination of the Memorial Day Parade.

Caroline Donohue '20 and Emily Stone '20, Business Managers

June 5, 2019

Staples gets spirited for St. Patrick’s Day

Staples gets spirited for St. Patrick's Day

Lauren Wasserman '19 and Kevin Ludy '19

March 21, 2019

Happenings of Memorial Day

Happenings of Memorial Day

May 30, 2018

By Lauren Wasserman '19 and Kevin Ludy '19

Rain Causes Annual Memorial Day Parade to be Inside

Rain Causes Annual Memorial Day Parade to be Inside

Ashton Dedona, A&E Editor

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 hall for a Memorial Day ceremony instead of marching down the streets of downtown. This is the first...

2015 Motorcade

Maialie Fitzpatrick, Amelia Brown, Abby Lambs

November 9, 2015

Memorial Day marches through Westport

Alix Sommers, Jane Schutte, Assistant Business Manager, Breaking News Managing Editor

May 28, 2015

Memorial Day Parade

Halloween Parade tricks and treats

Brandon Rakowski ’16, Weston student and State Representative Steinberg’s campaign manager, helps to dole out candy with Steinberg.

Kaila Finn, Web News Editor

October 30, 2014

This Wednesday, Oct. 29., Westport families spooked Halloween by coming a few days early at the annual Halloween Parade. Most kids, ranging from a few months old to high-school-aged, gussied themselves up to strut the streets of downtown Westport in search of candy. Many stores participated, with...

Halloween parade another spooktacular success

Ethan Hall and Jordan Rubin monkey around as they are towed through main street in a bright red wagon.

Katie Settos, A&E Editor

October 30, 2013

On Oct. 29, the Parks and Recreation Department, Downtown Merchants Association and Westport PAL teamed up to host the annual Halloween Spectacular. Children and parents clad in costumes ranging from superheroes to winged-monkeys trick-or-treated through the streets of downtown Westport from 3 p.m. ...

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...

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