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Inklings Editorial: Spread of COVID-19 displays both a unified, hostile Westport community

Inklings Editorial: Spread of COVID-19 displays both a unified, hostile Westport community

March 31, 2020

As the Westport community concludes its first few weeks grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic, we have witnessed both productive community efforts and difficulty following the social distancing and quarantine protocol. We would like to commend the efforts of much of the Westport community; many ha...

Westport’s recent aggressiveness is necessary in stopping coronavirus

Westport’s recent aggressiveness is necessary in stopping coronavirus

Alex Massoud '20, Web Sports Editor

March 23, 2020

In the past few days, the city of Westport has taken some drastic steps in their attempt to limit the spread of COVID-19, also called the coronavirus. Since Monday, all restaurants and food establishments are only available through pick-up, which needs to take place outdoors, and all haircuts and salons, gyms and fi...

Connecticut establishments closed to restrict COVID-19 community spread

Connecticut establishments closed to restrict COVID-19 community spread

Margot Stack ’22, Staff Writer

March 20, 2020

Governor Ned Lamont has ordered all restaurants, movie theatres, gyms and bars to close in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19, according to the Hartford Courant. In addition, President Trump has confined all gatherings to less than 10 people.  Starting Monday night, local restaurants will be restricted to food de...

Art show pops up in Westport

Art show pops up in Westport

Lucy Zuckerman '22, Staff Writer

March 14, 2020

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Westport confirms first two COVID-19 cases

Westport confirms first two COVID-19 cases

Allison Gillman '23, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

Westport’s first two official cases of COVID-19 were declared Friday, according to Mark Cooper, director of the Westport Weston Health District (WWHD) and the Hartford Courant. The confirmations marked the sixth and 11th cases of COVID-19 in Connecticut. First Selectman Jim Marpe said the individ...

Westport eateries bring trendy food to community

Westport eateries bring trendy food to community

Molly Gold ’21 and Remy Teltser ’21

March 4, 2020

Lululemon Westport expands into three spaces in downtown

Lululemon Westport expands into three spaces in downtown

Izzy Sareen '22 and Natasha Taubenheim '22

February 12, 2020

Chef’s Table Shuts Off Their Grills After 10 Short Months

Chef’s Table Shuts Off Their Grills After 10 Short Months

Graham Day, Staff Writer

January 8, 2020

Chef’s Table announced they will be closing their Westport doors on Jan. 15, after only 10 months of service.  Owner Rich Herzfeld opened Chef’s Table in April of 2019 to pair with the store’s Fairfield location, but he cites the Cross Highway location as a factor in the closing. “Very...

Woman stabbed in Westport parking lot

Woman stabbed in Westport parking lot

Remy Teltser '21, Paper Features Editor

January 7, 2020

A 33-year-old Greenwich woman was repeatedly stabbed with a knife outside of New Beauty Wellness in Westport on Jan. 6 by an 18-year-old male in a mask.   At approximately 1:06 p.m., the Westport Police Department (WPD) was called to 1137 Post Road East where the woman sustained multiple s...

Westport Police Department purchases Tesla Model 3

Westport Police Department purchases Tesla Model 3

Julia Kasabian '21, Web Arts Editor

January 6, 2020

The Westport Police Department (WPD) bought a Tesla Model 3 to be one of their squad cars, which cost the town about $52,000 and is being outfitted with police necessities such as sirens, a computer, a weapon rack and special tires.  The new police vehicle has gotten backlash from Westporters. “...

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