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Restaurants in Connecticut are now able to dine at full capacity, which has allowed for a resurgence in popular Westport dining spots such as the Spotted Horse in downtown Westport.

Restrictions ease as Connecticut prepares for new phase

Amanda Rowan '22, Photostory Editor May 27, 2021

Outdoor dining restrictions have eased in Connecticut, and many Westport restaurants followed suit, as of May 1. Governor Ned Lamont announced that the state will now allow individuals to be served at...

The Westport Levitt Pavilion plans to reopen for the summer to allow outdoor events to occur.

Levitt Pavilion reopens after year-long break, first performance in June

Lucy Arrow '21, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

As the season for outdoor events closes in, people begin searching for any reason to sit out on the grass with their friends, eat great food and listen to new music, and as it opens up again, the...

The Westport school district has debated the most effective and safe way to handle the COVID-19 pandemic since March, when schools first closed in order to protect students and staff.

Delayed reopening of Staples detrimental, requires reevaluation

Anastasia Thumser ’22, Web News Editor October 25, 2020

As I approach the sixth hour of my day spent staring at a computer screen, my eyes glaze over as I’m overcome with a wave of fatigue. I struggle to pay attention to the fourth bobbing head of a teacher...

With the new Connecticut Phase Three plan in place, Arezzo restaurant-goers are now free to eat outside with no maximum capacity and inside up to 75% capacity.

Phase 3 of reopenings launched as COVID-19 rates increase among youth

Natalie Bandura '22, News Editor October 23, 2020

Phase 3 of statewide reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic was implemented on Oct. 8 as the next step in the four-phase plan for reopening designed by Governor Lamont and his administration. The new,...

On Monday, Oct. 12, 1, 339 COVID-19 cases were reported, brining the positivity rate up to 2.4%. The is the highest rate Connecticut has seen since June.

Connecticut COVID-19 cases rise in wake of phase three reopening

Meg Enquist '23, Staff Writer October 22, 2020

Connecticut reported a 2.4% COVID-19 positivity rate on Monday Oct. 12, the highest single-day rate since June.  The number of COVID-19 related hospitalizations increased by 16 patients, bringing the...

Connecticut reopening brings both worry and excitement

Connecticut reopening brings both worry and excitement

Julia Kasabian '21, Staff Writer May 28, 2020

With Coronavirus slowing down in Connecticut, the state is slowly starting to work its way towards normalcy. Businesses are reopening. Restrictions are beginning to be lifted. People are starting to see...

The Westport Library announced plans to begin curbside pick-up of books and other materials as soon as June 15th.

Gradual CT opening necessary, crucial

Dana Perelberg '20, Staff Writer May 15, 2020

In March, businesses and parks were forced to close their doors due to COVID-19. Westport began to resemble a ghost town as people cleared the streets and buildings became empty. Two months have passed,...

Westport’s Downtown Starbucks Reopens For Curbside Pick-up And Mobile-orders

Westport’s downtown Starbucks reopens for curbside pick-up, mobile-orders on May 4

Evi Tarshis '20, Arts Editor May 11, 2020

Westport’s Starbucks, located in the Parking Harding Plaza, reopened on May 4 to offer curbside pick up to residents. Following an order by Governor Ned Lamont to shut down all non-essential businesses...

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