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Increased flooding downtown threatens shops through costs and water damage

October 29, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/marina-engler-539580956/flooding-in-downtown-westport-podcast

Potential COVID-19 vaccine brings controversy

A COVID-19 vaccine is currently being developed.
October 22, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/madeleine-tansley/potential-covid-19-vaccine-brings-controversy/s-6XuieT1CExT

Removal of political signage around Westport prompts WPD response

Two competing houses on Maple St. express opposing political viewpoints of the upcoming presidential election through banners, signs and flags. The WPD’s press release stated that signs placed on private property may not extend beyond the property line. In addition, it is recommended that residents remove their respective signs within two days after the election, or other specified event.
October 15, 2020

The Westport Police Department (WPD) issued a press release Sept. 21, after the removal of political signs around town elicited complaints from multiple residents. With the political polarization elections...

Trader Joe’s closes for cleaning after employees contract COVID-19

Trader Joe’s closes for cleaning after employees contract COVID-19
May 4, 2020

The Trader Joe’s Westport location closed for cleaning on April 23 after an employee tested positive for the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and reopened on April 25. “I was really upset when the Trader...

Connecticut postpones primary elections due to COVID-19

Connecticut postpones primary elections due to COVID-19
May 4, 2020

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont moved the Democratic and Republican primary elections to June 2 in order to comply with social distancing efforts to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. This...

Lamont mandates face coverings in public areas

Lamont mandates face coverings in public areas
May 4, 2020

Governor Ned Lamont released an executive order on April 17 requiring Connecticut residents to wear face coverings in public spaces in order to slow the spread of COVID-19, effective April 20. The order...

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