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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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