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Kings Highway Elementary bus crashes with children on board

First responders attend to a bus that crashed into a tree and stone wall while carrying over 20 elementary schoolers. Several of the kids sustained minor injuries, though none had to be hospitalized. The driver was injured and taken to Norwalk Hospital by EMS.
February 8, 2020

A school bus with over 20 students on board veered off Sylvan Road North, striking a traffic sign, stone wall and a tree while en route to Kings Highway Elementary School at 8:15 a.m. on Feb 7. Several...

Westport PD goes electric

The new Model 3 Tesla is undergoing revamping in order to fulfil the needs of a police car. The car will be receiving emergency lights, sirens, a networked computer, a weapon rack and special tires in order to drive up to 100 mph.
January 2, 2020

The Westport Police Department announced their purchase of the Tesla Model 3 as the newest addition to their fleet. The department made the announcement on Dec.10; however, the Tesla won’t be in action...

Westport Police Department implements “Drug Take Back Day”

Westport Police Department implements “Drug Take Back Day”
May 11, 2018

By Ella Bloomingdale '20 On April 28, the Westport Police Department teamed up with the Drug Enforcement Administration to give Westporters the change to dispose of old or unused medication.  This...

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  

Neo-Nazi fliers found in Westport driveways

Neo-Nazi fliers found in Westport driveways
June 10, 2017

By Isabella Didio ’18 Last weekend, neo-Nazi fliers were found in the driveways of residents in the Long Lots area of Westport. The flyer, titled “You Must Act Now,”  features a picture of...

Westport community comes together for Dodge-a-Cop

Westport community comes together for Dodge-a-Cop
December 3, 2016

By: Jonathan Kaner Over 150 students filled the fieldhouse for TAG and Westport Youth Commission's annual Dodge-a-Cop event on Tuesday, Nov. 22. Twenty-eight teams consisting of five students and...

Dodging cops in memory of Chris Lemone

Dodging cops in memory of Chris Lemone
December 3, 2015

Staples’ annual Dodge a Cop Tournament has been a tradition for students and police officers  from the Fairfield County area since 2011. On Nov. 24, 2015, the fifth annual tournament, students gathered...

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