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WestportNow will cease publication after nearly 18 years of reporting. This is due to the death of Gordon Joseloff, the website’s founder, editor and primary publisher.

WestportNow terminates publication

Ella Alpert '22, Web Features Editor November 25, 2020

WestportNow will stop publication at the end of November after the death of the website’s founder, editor and publisher, Gordon Joseloff.  The news was announced in a statement published on the website...

Connecticut state officials reported on March 23 that the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Westport has surpassed 70, which is one fifth of the state’s confirmed cases, while Westport only represents 1% of the state’s population.

Westport accumulates 1/5 of all Connecticut COVID-19 cases

Evi Tarshis '20, Staff Writer April 2, 2020

Connecticut state officials reported on March 23 that the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Westport has surpassed 70, which is one fifth of the state’s confirmed cases, while Westport...

Closure sprouts questions over make-up days

Closure sprouts questions over make-up days

Eddie Kiev '20, Web Managing Editor March 11, 2020

The Westport Public School administration clarified scheduling plans in an email to parents on Wednesday March 11.  This follows Westport Public Schools’ indefinite closure as concerns surge over the...

Westport schools close over coronavirus concerns

Westport schools close over coronavirus concerns

Andreas Lolis '21, Paper News Editor March 11, 2020

Westport Public School (WPS) will close indefinitely amid concerns of exposure to COVID-19, according to an email sent out to WPS parents and teachers by Superintendent Dr. David Abbey on March 11. “We...

Coronavirus concerns result in delay for teacher planning

Coronavirus concerns result in delay for teacher planning

Finnigan Courtney '23, Staff Writer March 10, 2020

Westport Public Schools will be operating on a 3-hour delayed schedule on March 10 to allow teachers and administration additional time to plan for possible home-based academics. Under current conditions,...

Fat Cat Pizza Company will be closing down on Feb. 19.  The restaurant was known for their thin crust pizzas and the myriad of pizza toppings that were offered.

Fat Cat Pizza Company closes after 16 years

Katie Simons ’22 , Arts Editor February 13, 2020

Fat Cat Pizza Company in Norwalk will shut its doors on Feb. 19, after 16 years of operation, because the building that they rent was sold. The closing was announced in a Facebook post on Feb. 10.  Owners...

Beach spot “Joey’s by the Shore” closes after 32 Years

Jack Dennison '21, Paper Sports Editor November 21, 2019

Joey’s by the Shore will close promptly due to a loss of a rent agreement with the Westport Parks and Recreation department, according to a press release on the Westport government website. Joey’s...

Fiery crash on I-95 results in fatality, heavy traffic

Fiery crash on I-95 results in fatality, heavy traffic

Jesse Levinson '17, Web Opinions Editor September 29, 2016

Jesse Levinson '17, Web Opinions Editor At approximately 6 p.m. on Sept. 28, a sewage-carrying tractor overturned and collided with a car near Exit 17 on I-95 Southbound, causing the truck to go up...

Closure of Culture: Why Westport’s Italian Festival has reached its Final Curtain

April 28, 2011

by Petey Menz '11 and Isaac Stein '12 Executive Editor and Web Editor-in-Chief The Festival Italiano, an annual fair celebrating Italian culture that ran for 27 years, will not be returning to Westport...

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