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Congress must curb continuous coronavirus spending

As a result of Congressional spending, the US deficit skyrocketed in the month of April. By this year’s end, the Congressional Budget Office projects that the deficit will be $3.7 trillion.

Andreas Lolis '21, Breaking News Editor

May 17, 2020

These are unprecedented times. Never have so many people been isolated from society.  The effects of social distancing impact more than just the social aspect of our lives. The American economy is in dire straits. Congress has responded with massive spending, including a $2 trillion stimulus pack...

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...

Connecticut law enforces 2.5 percent cap on community spendings including education

Staples High School

Max Appell '18 and Julia Rosier '18, News Editor and Features Editor

December 9, 2016

By Max Appell '18 and Julia Rosier '18 The State of Connecticut passed a law over a year ago deeming that starting on July 1, 2017, the state will have a 2.5 percent cap on a community’s increased spending, including the education budget. This law will directly impact Staples High School because Staple...

Electric car chargers installed at Staples

Electric car chargers installed at Staples

October 28, 2016

Adam Wenkoff '18 Two electric car chargers were installed next to the field house at Staples High School two weeks ago. The chargers were installed as part of the Town of Westport’s Green Task Force initiative. The Green Task Force was established in 2006 and it aims to reduce usage of fossil fuels in...

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