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Westport Chamber of Commerce hosts fourth annual Dog Festival

Many activities for dogs and humans were present at the festival. These activities included an obstacle course for dogs, as well as many local businesses selling dog apparel, dog treats and more.

Julia Kasabian '21

May 24, 2019

Get your paws up! On May 19, the Westport Chamber of Commerce hosted the Westport Dog Festival at Winslow Park. This was their fourth year...

Westport’s outdoor market exposes our community to unique forms of art

The market, lined with vendors, was located in downtown Westport and took place Sunday, May 5th.

Rebecca Kanfer '21, Sports Editor

May 21, 2019

Westport's Outdoor Market, hosted by the local boutique Savvy and Grace displayed different local vendors artwork in our county...

Haskell takes action in Hartford

Cory Booker announced his presidential campaign on Feb. 1. Haskell watches his announcement video to formulate an opinion on the new candidate.

Will Matar '21, Assistant Business Manager

February 8, 2019

State Senator Will Haskell has introduced three new bills focused on gun control into the State Senate since taking office on Jan. 14. These gun control regulations would ban ghost guns (firearms without serial numbers), sanction police to request access to gun licenses and limit bulk purchases of g...

Westport’s annual Restaurant Week begins another year of success

Westport’s annual Restaurant Week begins another year of success

October 11, 2018

By Chelsea Strober '21 Westport’s annual Restaurant Week will begin and run from Sunday, Sept. 20 through Sunday, Oct 14. Twenty-four restaurants in Westport are participating in the two-week event, which “features special fixed price lunch, brunch and dinner menus,” according to the Connec...

Gun violence protests in high school: how colleges are standing with the students

Gun violence protests in high school: how colleges are standing with the students

March 14, 2018

By: Marlo Von der Ahe '20 Colleges around the country are supporting applicants’ rights to peaceful protest on gun control for the upcoming walk outs on Mar. 14, and Apr. 20, and the marches taking place on Mar. 24. “I am going to Indiana University and I am honored to be able to say that my sc...

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  ...

Westport annual TEA talk returns

Westport annual TEA talk returns

November 8, 2017

By: Teddy Dienst ’20 Photo Credit: Phyllis Groner   On Sunday, Oct. 29, the Westport Town Hall hosted a thinkers, educators and artists (TEA) talk. The talk was sponsored by the Westport Library and the Westport arts advisory committee, (WAAC) and was open to the public. The WAAC’s prim...

Chowdafest visitors chow down for good cause

Chowdafest visitors chow down for good cause

October 12, 2017

By: Jacob Trock Chowdafest 2017, sponsored by supermarket chain Stop and Shop, took place at Sherwood Island State Park on Oct. 1.  The event, which has been held for ten consecutive years, drew more than 10,000 participants and benefited a variety of charities. The primary beneficiary is a group ...

Farewell to the Farmers

Farewell to the Farmers

June 14, 2017

By Charlie Colasurdo '18 For the past seven years, Wakeman Town Farm has been my second home. Since its inception, the town farm was viewed as an innovative way to turn a century-old property into an educational hub. At the very forefront of this were Mike and Carrie Aitkenhead, the farm’s young...

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