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On Oct. 3, a Board of Education meeting was held regarding the status of several books containing LGBTQIA+ and sexual content. These books were debated on by several members of the Westport community.

Staples library display incites community response at BOE meeting

Lilly Weisz '23, Creative Director October 20, 2022

Nine Westport residents spoke on the controversy surrounding Staples High School (SHS) Library’s Banned Books Week display during the public comment section of the Westport Board of Education (BOE) meeting...

Gilbertie’s Herb and Garden Center contains several different greenhouses, all overflowing with a wide variety of greenery.

Gilbertie’s proves valuable in Westport community

Kristina Chaney ’23, Staff writer May 24, 2021

Gilbertie’s Herb and Garden Center is filled with people looking through the wide array of greenery to plant for the summer season. Those who visit Gilberties, the majority being Westport residents,...

Inside look into the Saugatuck Congregational Church’s new organ custom made by Klais.

Saugatuck Congregational Church rises from the ashes

Graham Day '21, Staff Writer November 21, 2019

Eight years ago, a fire nearly destroyed a 189-year-old colonial church.  Today, high white ceilings and brand new state-of-the-art kitchens and facilities have risen from the ashes.  The Saugatuck...

Pinkberry of Westport suddenly shuts down cold

Pinkberry of Westport suddenly shuts down cold

Ale Benjamin, Managing Editor June 9, 2014

A disaster of delicious proportions will be swirling through Westport tomorrow, June 10, when Pinkberry, a froyo fan-favorite located at 111 Post Road East which opened in January 2013 to widespread excitement,...

Measuring a Problem:Staples Spectacular Student Challenge has students solving problem of obesity

April 15, 2011

You could almost taste the irony at the second annual Staples Spectacular Student Challenge. Many of its 58 participants came armed with energy for the 12-hour task to solve a problem on a prevalent national...

MRTs help save lives in Westport

December 3, 2010

  Sam Bortniker ’11 Web A & E Editor   First to arrive at the scene of an accident is Staples’ own students. As certified EMRs, Emergency Medical Responders previously referred to as MRTs,...

Top This vs. Crumbs

October 22, 2010

Westport residents agreed that Main Street is the center of the town; it’s where the community comes to shop, work, hangout…and eat. Yet those who come to Main Street looking for a sweet snack are...

In Remembrance of Cameron Bruce…

September 21, 2010

The death of Cameron Bruce '10 on Sept. 13 at Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, has had a large impact on the Westport community, both inside and outside of Staples. “Just think of all the...

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