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For various occasions, lots of people set up full blown picnics along the shores of Compo Beach. Here, one woman tends to the multiple tables she sets up and enjoys with her family.

Fifteen cost-effective yet captivating activities to fall in love with in Westport this summer

Nina Bowens ’25, Executive T.V. Producer June 2, 2023

I think everyone can agree that summer is by far the best season of the year. No school, no work and no stress. You get to do anything and everything you want all day long. But what exactly IS there to...

Most of the rates for Compo Beach parking have seen a 10% increase; however, this does not apply to the price of non-resident passes where the price was decided based on the rate from 2017. All data compiled from WestportNews. Graphic by Aidan Sprouls 23.

Compo Beach updates prices for 2023 season

Aidan Sprouls ’23, Web Opinions Editor March 15, 2023

For the upcoming 2023 beach season, the town of Westport has decided to update the price of parking passes at Compo beach, golfing at Longshore and camps held at Longshore or Compo beach, increasing the...

Many dog owners have come together at Compo beach since the beach opened to dogs October 1st.

Westport reinstates rule allowing dogs on Compo Beach

Cameron Almonte '23, Staff Writer October 26, 2022

Dogs are now allowed back at Compo Beach as of Oct. 1 until March 23, from newly made Westport guidelines including a few exceptions and updates. Dogs are now prohibited from strolling along the pavilion,...

The Fourth of July firework show at Compo Beach during the summer of 2019 was the last before COVID-19.

Westport cancels Fourth of July fireworks

Theresa Vandis '22, Business Director May 12, 2021

The Fourth of July fireworks have been canceled in Westport for the summer of 2021 as of May 7. Due to CDC guidelines, the PAL board along with other Fairfield County towns, such as Danbury and Ridgefield,...

Participants of the annual 2019 Fairfield County Bank Westport Kiwanis Triathlon on Sept. 8, 2019 race to complete the event at Compo Beach in Westport, Connecticut.

Athletes engender empowerment in Westport’s annual triathlon

Lauren Hassell ’22, Web Features Editor September 21, 2019

At the waterline of Compo Beach in Westport, over 200 athletes charged into the Long Island Sound and began the annual 2019 Fairfield County Bank Westport Kiwanis Triathlon on Sept. 8, 2019. The participants...

Compo Beach enforces new policies limiting beach activities

Compo Beach enforces new policies limiting beach activities

June 12, 2018

By Ella Bloomingdale ’20

Looking Back at Westport

Looking Back at Westport

Alexa Davis, Staff Writer May 11, 2015

Senior year is quickly coming to an end and the time for reflection is soon to come. As of now, the familiar sounds of my alarm waking me up at 6 a.m. in the morning will not be missed. When I am off...

The Parks and Recreation Commision answers questions and ideas from the public about the plans for Compo Beach.

Parks and Recreation commission converses about Compo beach master plan

Anders Hovstadius, Assistant Web Creative Director April 10, 2015

The Parks and Recreation Commission gathered with Westporters to discuss the future renovations of Compo Beach The primary concern of the meeting was for the traffic situations that have congested Compo...

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