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Staples Lady Wreckers Fall to Manchester 70-44 in Quarterfinals

Top-seeded Manchester proved too much Saturday night for the Staples girls basketball team, overpowering the Lady Wreckers 70-44 in the quarterfinals of the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference Class LL tournament. Playing at Sheehan High School in Wallingford, undefeated Manchester improved to 22-0 on the season while Staples finished with a 17-7 record.

Taking the Plunge

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It was everyone in the water today at Westport’s Compo Beach for the annual Penguin Plunge.The event, sponsored by Special Olympic Connecticuts southwest region, raises funds to support the organizationҒs fitness training and competition programs for disabled children and adults in Connecticut. These were some of the high school participants. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Emily Laux for WestportNow.com

Westport Library Annual Winter Book Sale Underway

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The Westport Public Library’s annual winter book sale got underway today. The sale runs until 5 p.m. today, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday (all items half-price) and 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday (all items free). This weekends sale is one of three held each year by the Friends of the Westport Library. All proceeds benefit the Westport Library. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Emily Laux for WestportNow.com