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Chess coach Thomas Sargent 22 welcomes new club members regardless of experience, as his passion for chess compels him to teach newbies.

Checkmate, Staples: Chess Club joins the Fairfield County Interscholastic Chess League

Chess is an individual game, the board acting as a battle-ground between two calculating minds employing wit and strategy, both striving to gain the upperhand. Nonetheless, the Staples chess team has found...

Olivia Rodgrio’s debut album “Sour” was released on May 14. The song styles range from emotional ballads to pop punk and have been met with critical acclaim.

Rodrigo’s debut album ‘SOUR’ captures the essence of adolescence

Katie Simons ’22, Editor-in-Chief June 6, 2021

There are hardly any musical albums that can make me simultaneously cry, scream and dance. Yet, in Olivia Rodrigo’s new album, “SOUR,” which was released on May 14, she manages to evoke and convey...

Ginny and Georgia premiered on Netflix in late February, but since then they have faced immense backlash for a line mentioning Taylor Swift’s dating life.

‘Ginny and Georgia’ controversy is misplaced, misunderstood

Katie Simons ’22, Paper News Editor March 9, 2021

I love Taylor Swift. She was my most listened to artist of 2020, and I’ve seen her documentary, “Miss Americana,” more times than I can count. Just three months ago I wrote a rave review of her album,...

As the year gets busier, these simple air fryer snacks are easy ways to satisfy your hunger cravings.

Air fryer recipes make tasty, quick snacks

Katie Simons ’22, Paper News Editor February 12, 2021

Capuli brings Westcoast Cuisine to Westport

Ella Alpert ‘22 and Katie Simons ‘22 February 5, 2021

Winter and spring athletes adapt to altered season

Winter and spring athletes adapt to altered season

Katie Simons ’22, News Editor January 23, 2021

In a normal winter, Mckenzie Didio ’22 would be spending her days after school at basketball practice. From December until the end of February, her focus would be solely on basketball. However, this...

Taylor Swift dropped her surprise album “evermore” on Dec. 11, not posting about it until the morning before. It is the sister album to “folklore,” which she released in July.

Incandescent, unified lyricism on ‘evermore’ creates enchanting masterpiece

Katie Simons ’22, Paper News Editor December 22, 2020

Do you remember the feeling of comfort when your parents read a storybook to you?  Do you recall the dwindling sparkle of the holiday lights around a room while you watch a movie? Can you recollect the...

The Westport Local Press was created by Jamie Bairaktaris ’16 after the closure of WestportNow. The website aims to be a community platform for Westporters.

Westport Local Press launches with hopes of being a community platform

Katie Simons ’22 , Paper News Editor December 15, 2020

Between working as an EMT, working at Saugatuck Sweets and an elementary school, Jamie Bairaktaris ’16 never envisioned having time, or an interest, to start a news website. However, a passion for photography...

Opinions on the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court

Ella Alpert ’22 and Katie Simons ’22 November 5, 2020

Kneads bakery stirs up a unique experience

Ella Alpert '22 and Katie Simons '22 October 5, 2020

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