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The Wonderland House is found on Roseville Terrace in Fairfield. It has 500,000 lights and takes five people six to eight months to set up this display. They have lights ranging from minions to a Sandy Hook memorial throughout their yard. Although energy costs are rising in New England, the Halliways are already aware of the 20% increase in electric bills.

Inflation spikes electric bills during holiday season

Caroline Zajac ’25, Staff Writer December 13, 2022

As the holiday season approaches, many people plan to celebrate with bright lights and blow up figures. However, due to levels of record-high inflation in Connecticut, their electric bill has put an unpredictable...

On March 11, gas prices at Exxon in Westport demonstrated a record high of $4.49 a gallon for regular.

Rising inflation affects student drivers

Sarah Marron ’24, Web Sports Editor March 21, 2022

The oil crisis of 1973 accelerated the inflation created by Lyndon B. Johnson’s Great Society, which was a program to eliminate poverty and racial injustice. This inflation, similar to what is affecting...

Connecticut reopening brings both worry and excitement

Connecticut reopening brings both worry and excitement

Julia Kasabian '21, Web Arts Editor May 28, 2020

With Coronavirus slowing down in Connecticut, the state is slowly starting to work its way towards normalcy. Businesses are reopening. Restrictions are beginning to be lifted. People are starting to see...

Opening restaurants are huge step in right direction

Holden Cohen '20, Staff Writer May 18, 2020

As the days go on and on with little change, it seems as if we might be moving in the right direction for returning to some sort of normality. Connecticut governor Ned Lamont announced restaurants...

As a result of Congressional spending, the US deficit skyrocketed in the month of April. By this year’s end, the Congressional Budget Office projects that the deficit will be $3.7 trillion.

Congress must curb continuous coronavirus spending

Andreas Lolis '21, Paper Sports Editor May 17, 2020

These are unprecedented times. Never have so many people been isolated from society.  The effects of social distancing impact more than just the social aspect of our lives. The American economy is...

The stock market has taken a detrimental hit as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, and while it has begun to return to normal in certain businesses, most markets are continuing to decline.

Stock market underperforms due to Coronavirus

Karina Murray '22, Staff Writer March 11, 2020

The stock market is being negatively impacted by the spread of the novel Coronavirus, affecting many Staples students who own stocks.  “The Coronavirus wiped about the past four months of my gains...

Representative Jonathan Steinberg holds a picture of his daily schedule. Since beginning his fifth term on Jan. 10, he has been active on several committees in the Connecticut General Assembly.

Steinberg begins fifth term as state representative

Melanie Lust '19, Editor In Chief February 6, 2019

State representative Jonathan Steinberg is prioritizing public health, transportation and energy as he begins his fifth term serving Connecticut's 136th Assembly District. "I'm going to have to pretty...

Trump announces new tariffs on steel and aluminum

Trump announces new tariffs on steel and aluminum

April 6, 2018

By Seth McCoy '19 President Trump announced new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum on March 1, 2018, in an attempt to aid the declining American markets. Taxing 25 percent on steel and 10 percent...

Our country has been submerged in the waters of abomination

Our country has been submerged in the waters of abomination

November 22, 2016

By: Ian Bernstein '18 Dear America, I don’t understand. Please don’t leave me; I have nowhere to go, no one else to turn to. The recent breach of troubled waters in your democratic foundation...

Volkswagen scandal surprises students

Volkswagen scandal surprises students

Sophie Call, Staff Writer October 12, 2015

On Sept. 23, 2015 Volkswagen admitted that over 11 million diesel cars sold worldwide were fitted with an algorithm to fool regulators. These regulators were meant to measure the amount of nitrogen oxide...

Merging Local Merchants with Save the Children

May 13, 2011
Matthew Lev ’12 has created a plan to get local merchants involved in raising money for Save the Children.

Tough Economy Brings Budget Struggle

January 25, 2011
Jobs, programs, and classes may be at stake due to current budget cuts.

Don't Be Scared Off: New Documentary "Inside Job" is Essential Viewing

November 18, 2010
Sammy Warshaw '12 reviews new documentary.
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