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Executive order requires use of face coverings in public in Connecticut to slow spread of COVID-19

Some citizens have used bandanas as face coverings when going out in public to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Others have used homemade cloth masks, surgical masks and more to protect themselves. Beginning April 20 at 8:00 p.m., these face coverings will be required in public if one cannot keep a safe social distance.

Lys Goldman ’21, Paper News Editor

April 20, 2020

Connecticut residents will be required to wear a face covering in public spaces effective Monday, April 20 if they cannot stay at least six feet away from others, as stated in an executive order signed by Governor Lamont on April 17. In addition to anyone who cannot maintain a safe social distance...

New Amazon Go stores are destined to change America

Amazon Go Grocery opens up 26 convenience stores throughout America with “Just Walkout Technology”

Caroline Donohue '20, Business Director

March 14, 2020

Amazon, as most of the world knows, is one of the biggest enterprises alive and allows people to basically buy anything in the world and have it shipped to your door the next day. In 2020, Amazon announced that they would open 26 “AmazonGo” convenience stores for grocery and gourmet food shopping...

Gilbertie’s Winter Farmers’ Market reopens for the season

The Westport Farmers’ Market has been ranked as one of the 10 best farmers’ markets in Connecticut and has thousands of customers looking to purchase goods every week.

Caroline Donohue '20, Business Director

January 5, 2020

The Winters Farmers’ Market reopened for the winter season in November at Gilbertie’s Herb Gardens and has been drawing crowds ever since. The market runs weekly every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through March 14.   The farmers’ market was founded in order to introduce new vendors and fo...

Holiday season turned upside down by commercial gains

Julia Kasabian ’21, Web Arts Editor

November 15, 2019

The holiday season brings bright lights on trees, cheery songs on the radio and family togetherness. However, this Christmas craziness begins way too early.  Commercials for Christmas start airing on Nov. 1, sometimes even before Halloween. Soon after that, the Christmas lights and reindeer and joll...

Nordstrom’s grand opening in new mall

Nordstrom offered a variety of food at the event including lobster rolls, crab cakes, salads, chocolate covered pretzels and ice cream sandwiches. Customers were also able to get coffee or a cocktail on all three levels.

Lexie Moskovit '21, Web Sports Editor

October 23, 2019

Nordstrom had its pre-opening party, “Night out in Norwalk” at the SoNo Collection on Oct. 10. Customers were able to enjoy an open bar, cafe, food and shopping. Nordstrom is one of the anchor stores at the mall, and only the second Nordstrom to open in Connecticut. It is three stories and 140,0...

Earth Animal successfully opens in new location on Post Road

The new Earth Animal on Post Road opened on Oct. 6, exciting many shoppers dependent on their environmentally friendly options. This new location is easily accessible for many customers, and a bigger space. Photo by Abbie Goldstein '22.

Abbie Goldstein '22, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

The opening of Earth Animal on Oct. 6 has brought a variety of pet-lovers to its new home on Post Road.  Earth Animal has been a popular store in Westport for many years and offers access to organic and healthy animal products for pet owners. Bob and Susan Goldstein, the founders of Earth Animal, ...

Westport’s outdoor market exposes our community to unique forms of art

The market, lined with vendors, was located in downtown Westport and took place Sunday, May 5th.

Rebecca Kanfer '21, Sports Editor

May 21, 2019

Westport's Outdoor Market, hosted by the local boutique Savvy and Grace displayed different local vendors artwork in our county...

Westport welcomes new food from Mystic Market

Westport welcomes new food from Mystic Market

Kevin Ludy ’19 and Lauren Wasserman ’19

March 13, 2019

Amazon, Snapchat test out easier way to shop

Amazon, Snapchat test out easier way to shop

October 5, 2018

By Carly Kaplowitz '21 Technology companies Amazon and Snapchat are creating a new feature in which Snapchat users can easily find and purchase a product. Users can do this by pressing down on their mobile device screen, holding it up to the item or barcode and then scanning it. If the item or bar...

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