Monday, April 15, 2024

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On Deck

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The Westport Arts Center’s annual Studio Tour launched today with Bobbi Eike Mullen painting on the Arts Center deck. The Studio Tour, where the public may visit working artists’ studios, runs today and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Tickets are on sale until 4 p.m. at the Arts Center, 51 Riverside Ave. An added feature this year is “Artists in Our Midst,” which involves artists stationed working all over town, today only. The public is invited to join the artist celebration today at 5 p.m. at the Arts Center.  (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo

Staples “Victims”

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Every 30 minutes a student was taken out of class at Staples High School today and “killed” as part of the “Grim Reaper Day” anti-drinking and driving campaign. Being killed meant that they were painted white with black eyes, they had a story of their death on a sign, and they were not allowed to speak the rest of the day. Sophomore Katie Hallock (l) and freshman Erica Adler were two of the “victims.” (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Galen Blumenthal for WestportNow.com

Perfect Season

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Members of the Staples Girls JV softball team pose for a team photo following today’s 16-0 victory over Darien, capping a perfect 17-0 season. Shown are, front row (l-r): Brittney Weinsoff (sophomore), Aly Campbell (freshman), Charlotte Green (sophomore), Leah Garzone (freshman);middle row (l-r): Liz Bomes (sophomore), Paige Rudzin (freshman), Arianna Grand (sophomore), Stacy Crain (sophomore), Michelle Lobello (sophomore); back row (l-r): Coach Ejay Clark (sixth grade science teacher at Bedford Middle), Jen Bottone (sophomore), Liz Johnston (sophomore), Anna Wiggin (freshman), Emily Abramson (sophomore), and Lindsey Wolson (freshman). (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo