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Cancel in-person Black Friday shopping

On the left is a sign inside of Nordstrom at the SoNo collection. On the right is a screenshot of the websites’ deals sharing those deals through Dec. 1 because of the lack of customers planning on coming on Black Friday, so they are extended Cyber Monday.
November 25, 2020

Shoppers crowd the entrances at malls all over town to seize the greatest bargain deals. There is nowhere to walk, and people are jammed in front, behind and to the side of you. Clothes fly off shelves,...

COVID-19 forces shoppers to rethink Black Friday plans

Black Friday, 2019. Customers line up outside Best Buy, waiting for the doors to open. Sales include items such as phones, headphones, cameras and computers.
November 23, 2020

Black Friday, considered an annual holiday to any shopping addict, has a whole new look this year due to rising COVID-19 numbers across the country. Although some may take the risk to go out, many will...

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.
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...

New Amazon Go stores are destined to change America

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

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.
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....

Holiday season turned upside down by commercial gains

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...

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.
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...

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.
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...

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.
May 21, 2019
Westport's Outdoor Market, hosted by the local boutique Savvy and Grace displayed different local vendors artwork in our county...
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