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Amendment to legalize coyote trapping fails

Amendment to legalize coyote trapping fails

September 18, 2017


Filed under News

By: Siri Kanter '19 An amendment to make the trapping of coyotes and coyote-wolf hybrids legal in Westport was denied on Sept. 6 at a Representative Town Meeting. After four hours of debate, the ordinance to allow coyote trapping was defeated in a 29-2 vote, making Westport the only town in Connecti...

Clown epidemic overwhelms local communities

October 17, 2016


Filed under News

Phoebe Mendelson '19 Beginning in late August, people dressed in scary clown costumes started making appearances across the country. While the clown sightings started in South Carolina, they have swiftly taken to the rest of the county. Some of these clowns have been known to lure children, while others have ...

Incident at Temple Israel terrifies Staples students

Incident at Temple Israel terrifies Staples students

Gabrielle Feinsmith, Staff Writer

May 14, 2015


Filed under News, Top Stories

Two alleged armed intruders were seen on Tuesday, May 12 at Temple Israel in Westport; causing Staples students to panic. “The news was shocking,” said Ben Kanter ’16 the president of the youth group at Temple Israel. “It’s scary that a place where I go and feel safe [is] now potentially...

Nothing done after Newtown, two years later

Nothing done after Newtown, two years later

Sophia Hampton, News Editor

December 15, 2014


Filed under Opinions

Two years have passed since the Sandy Hook shooting. Two years have passed since I was sitting in Journalism class and suddenly we weren’t learning about AP Style. Suddenly we were watching the news as they tried to explain why 26 people were shot and killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School. 20 of those...

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