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A still image of a Webb Road resident's security camera depicts a car break-in occurring on March 15 at 2:17 a.m.

Unlocked cars result in continual car break-ins

Grace Livecchi ’21, Social Media Director March 26, 2021

Multiple cars surrounding Whitney Street in Westport were broken into on March 15. Security cameras revealed the break-ins took place by a single individual in multiple intervals. The first was between...

The drones would detect high heart and respiratory rates and high temperatures in addition to voice commands to remind the public of social distancing.

Police drone program ditched due to privacy concerns

Giselle Oldani '22, Web News Editor May 18, 2020

Westport’s Flatten the Curve Pilot drone program recently shut down due to privacy concerns and backlash from the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) of Connecticut.  Through drone company, Draganfly,...

Westport utilizes pandemic drone to test for COVID-19 symptoms

Westport utilizes pandemic drone to test for COVID-19 symptoms

Lia Chen '20, Associate Managing Editor April 22, 2020

Westport will be the first town in Connecticut to use drones to fight the COVID-19 pandemic as part of their “Flatten the Curve Pilot Program” announced on Tuesday. The drones will be able to detect...

A woman was stabbed on the afternoon of Jan. 6 in the New Beauty Wellness parking lot. Police arrested the perpetrator and took him into police custody.

Woman stabbed in Westport parking lot

Remy Teltser '21, Paper Features Editor January 7, 2020

A 33-year-old Greenwich woman was repeatedly stabbed with a knife outside of New Beauty Wellness in Westport on Jan. 6 by an 18-year-old male in a mask.   At approximately 1:06 p.m., the Westport...

The Westport Police Department bought a Tesla Model 3 to be one of their squad cars, which cost the town about $52,000.

Westport Police Department purchases Tesla Model 3

Julia Kasabian '21, Web Arts Editor January 6, 2020

The Westport Police Department (WPD) bought a Tesla Model 3 to be one of their squad cars, which cost the town about $52,000 and is being outfitted with police necessities such as sirens, a computer, a...

The new Model 3 Tesla is undergoing revamping in order to fulfil the needs of a police car. The car will be receiving emergency lights, sirens, a networked computer, a weapon rack and special tires in order to drive up to 100 mph.

Westport PD goes electric

Ella Alpert '22, Staff Writer January 2, 2020

The Westport Police Department announced their purchase of the Tesla Model 3 as the newest addition to their fleet. The department made the announcement on Dec.10; however, the Tesla won’t be in action...

Westport police officers smile while participating in Capture-A-Cop, a capture the flag game between Westport middle school students and local law enforcement on Sunday, Sept. 15.

Capture-A-Cop fosters positive relationship between students, police

Charlotte Armstrong '21, Staff Writer September 25, 2019

Capture-A-Cop, a capture the flag game between local middle schoolers and police officers, kicked off an afternoon of friendly games on Sept. 15. Westport middle schoolers and Westport police officers...

Bridgeport shooting takes life of adolescent boy

Bridgeport shooting takes life of adolescent boy

Mia Daignault, Staff Writer December 20, 2018

A 12-year-old boy was shot and killed in Bridgeport on Tuesday, Dec. 18, according to recent news reports from NBC Connecticut. Clinton Howell, a seventh-grader at Bridge Academy, was walking home from...

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...

Parkland shooting animation video reveals sequence of tragic events

Parkland shooting animation video reveals sequence of tragic events

May 11, 2018

By Maya Brodows '20 On April 24, Broward Sheriff’s Office released an animated video depicting the violent events of Feb. 14 in Parkland, Florida. The animation provides the first official account...

Animation of Parkland shooting serves as reminder of loss

Animation of Parkland shooting serves as reminder of loss

May 4, 2018

By Audrey Bernstein '20   Since the shooting in Parkland, Florida on Feb. 14th, I have suffered through every emotion. I have seen horrifying videos taken during the shooting, read the words...

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