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Saugatuck Avenue opened up to the public hours after the accident occured.

Norwalk man dead following fatal Westport car crash

Caitlin Jacob ’24 , Paper Features Editor May 31, 2022

One person was found dead in a car crash that occurred on Saugatuck Avenue on Monday, May 24. There were two people involved in the collision, and the other victim was brought to the hospital for treatment,...

Jim Hood, Ian Warburg and Emily Ashken Zobl ’12, three founding members of  Save the Old Mill Grocery and Deli pose after raising over a million dollars for the cause.

Preserving history, serving good: community organization aims to save Elvira’s

Katie Simons ’22, Staff Writer May 19, 2022

Even in May, sand sticks to the floors of the former Elvira Mae’s location. Pictures of students who grew up in the Compo area line the walls. The baby blue trim of the beachy exterior slowly peels next...

Pro-abortion rights protestors gather in downtown Westport holding signs supporting DefenDemocracy’s cause and listening to speakers.

Connecticut protests for abortion rights

Audrey Kercher ’23, Breaking News Manager May 18, 2022

A pro-abortion rights rally was held in Westport on Sunday, May 8 and was attended by Westport and neighboring town residents in protest of the leaked Roe v. Wade opinion draft. The Roe v. Wade draft opinion...

The authorized $222.8 million budget for Westport will be spent on many areas.

Representative Town Meeting approves $222.8 million budget

Sarah Marron ’24, Staff Writer May 18, 2022

The Representative Town Meeting (RTM), the legislative body of Westport, approved the $222.8 million budget for 2022-23 on May 3. The allocated amount has increased by about $4 million, or 1.8%, from the...

The 2022 Winter Olympic Games began on Feb. 4 in Beijing, China, and will run until Feb. 20.

Julia Marino claims olympic medal for USA, Westport

Jolie Gefen ’24, Staff Writer February 28, 2022

ImJulia Marino, a former Westport resident, won the United States its first Olympic medal in the 2022 Beijing Olympics on Feb. 5. Her outstanding snowboarding skills took her all the way from placing 11th...

Slice of Saugatuck spices up Westport

Gabi Gerig ‘23, Sports Editor November 11, 2021

Slice of Saugatuck is a tradition that unites the Westport community and supports local businesses. It is the perfect afternoon for family fun, delicious food samples and live music. There were 25 restaurants...

Westport’s bounty: fall foraging feast

Lucy Dockter ’23, News Editor November 10, 2021

As the leaves begin to turn various shades of red, yellow and orange, local trees and plants produce edible fruits. From berries to nuts to mushrooms, our local habitat abounds with tasty morsels. DISCLAIMER:...

Tippy and Murphy pose happily for their ID photo for Murphy’s Pet Partners badge.

English teacher Brian Tippy’s therapy dogs spread positivity

Talia Varsano '24, Staff Writer October 25, 2021

English teacher Brian Tippy knew instantly that his dog had the potential to be something special after one eye-opening event. About six years ago, at a vet hospital, his dog Ajax got an eye exam. While...

Anonymous collective, Westport Parents 06880 criticises the town for teaching critical race theory in schools.

Ignorant, Westport Parents 06880, brings CRT debate to Westport

Ella Alpert ’22, Broadcast Director October 20, 2021

Last year, I wrote an article about the new African American, Black, Latino and Puerto Rican Studies course. I was thrilled that the state was taking a step in the right direction by mandating all Connecticut...

With blood supply dangerously low across the country, Westport’s VFW recently held a blood drive.

Local blood drive hopes to alleviate dangerously low blood levels

Finnegan Courtney ’23, News Editor October 19, 2021

The United States, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is facing an unprecedented low blood supply, with some types being well below the levels considered acceptable. Recently, Westport held a local blood drive...

Westport Library book sale fosters academia, community

Westport Library book sale fosters academia, community

Anna Diorio ’23, Paper Arts Editor October 17, 2021

Westport Library’s fall book sale offers warming experience like no other

Westport Library’s fall book sale offers warming experience like no other

Anna Diorio ’23, Paper Arts Editor October 12, 2021

Amid the rapid expansion of technology and media in the world, books and other tangible sources of information or entertainment still have a place in the Westport community. The Westport Library’s book...

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