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Kings Highway Elementary bus crashes with children on board

First responders attend to a bus that crashed into a tree and stone wall while carrying over 20 elementary schoolers. Several of the kids sustained minor injuries, though none had to be hospitalized. The driver was injured and taken to Norwalk Hospital by EMS.

Claire Redmer '21, Social Media Director

February 8, 2020

A school bus with over 20 students on board veered off Sylvan Road North, striking a traffic sign, stone wall and a tree while en route to Kings Highway Elementary School at 8:15 a.m. on Feb 7. Several of the students sustained minor injuries; however, none required transport to a hospital. The driver was extra...

Westport PD goes electric

The new Model 3 Tesla is undergoing revamping in order to fulfil the needs of a police car. The car will be receiving emergency lights, sirens, a networked computer, a weapon rack and special tires in order to drive up to 100 mph.

Ella Alpert '22, Staff Writer

January 2, 2020

The Westport Police Department announced their purchase of the Tesla Model 3 as the newest addition to their fleet. The department made the announcement on Dec.10; however, the Tesla won’t be in action until January 2020. The purchase of an electric car is a great addition to the Westport police...

Westport Police Department implements “Drug Take Back Day”

Westport Police Department implements “Drug Take Back Day”

May 11, 2018

By Ella Bloomingdale '20 On April 28, the Westport Police Department teamed up with the Drug Enforcement Administration to give Westporters the change to dispose of old or unused medication.  This is part of a nationwide initiative call “Drug Take Back Day.” Without proper disposal, powerful prescripti...

Annual holiday Police toy drive warms the hearts of local families in need

Annual holiday Police toy drive warms the hearts of local families in need

January 3, 2018

By: Emma Van Riper ’20 and Julia Lombardo ’20  ...

Neo-Nazi fliers found in Westport driveways

Neo-Nazi fliers found in Westport driveways

June 10, 2017

By Isabella Didio ’18 Last weekend, neo-Nazi fliers were found in the driveways of residents in the Long Lots area of Westport. The flyer, titled “You Must Act Now,”  features a picture of a Nazi-commissioned sculpture from 1937 along with a message that begins with “our nation is being ...

Westport community comes together for Dodge-a-Cop

Westport community comes together for Dodge-a-Cop

December 3, 2016

By: Jonathan Kaner Over 150 students filled the fieldhouse for TAG and Westport Youth Commission's annual Dodge-a-Cop event on Tuesday, Nov. 22. Twenty-eight teams consisting of five students and one Westport police officer competed in the dodgeball tournament. The games were a best-two-out-of-three scenario in a d...

Dodging cops in memory of Chris Lemone

Dodging cops in memory of Chris Lemone

Ashton Dedona, Staff Writer

December 3, 2015

Staples’ annual Dodge a Cop Tournament has been a tradition for students and police officers  from the Fairfield County area since 2011. On Nov. 24, 2015, the fifth annual tournament, students gathered in the Staples field house with more than just winning on their minds, but the memory of friend an...

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