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Delayed reopening of Staples detrimental, requires reevaluation

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.
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...

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

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.
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,...

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

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.
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
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...

Gradual CT opening necessary, crucial

The Westport Library announced plans to begin curbside pick-up of books and other materials as soon as June 15th.
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, mobile-orders on May 4

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