Longshore Sailing School opens today — in phases.
Phase 1 is kayak and paddleboard rentals online. Tomorrow (Monday, June 1), those rentals are available online, and for walk-ins.
Wednesday (June 3) is the first day for sailboat and catamaran rentals. Online reservations are suggested; walk-ins are first-come, first-served.
Click here to reserve. NOTE: Renters must present a license or photo ID at the office.
It’s been quite a first year for Staples High School principal Stafford Thomas.
No one could have predicted what happened in March — or since then. But in addition to shepherding the school through distance learning, keeping the lines of communication open with a series of warm, informative videos, and doing thousands of other things that no one ever taught in his education classes, the popular principal hand-wrote congratulatory notes to graduating seniors.
All 433 of them.
It doesn’t make up for what the Class of 2020 missed during their final 3 months. But if anyone still keeps scrapbooks, a note like that should go right in front.
As restaurants throughout Westport reopen, Roly Poly is closing.
Yesterday, employees were wrapping up the final wraps. The longtime franchise on Saugatuck Avenue could not make it through the COVID crisis.
The Fine Arts Festival was supposed to be this weekend. It’s been postponed. The new dates are October 17-18.
But you can still see and buy beautiful paintings, sculptures and photos from the artists who would have lined Main Street today.
Click here to browse. Then mark your calendars for the live event this fall.
One more piece of proof that Westport is on its way to reopening fully:
Our self-important, really obnoxious entitled bad parkers are back!
And finally … Tyrone Davis nails it: