It’s one thing for Stop & Shop to crow about their recent completely unnecessary, busiest-time-of-the-year, confuse-every-shopper shuffle, in which they randomly decided that just about every product should go elsewhere. They even switched the ice cream from one side of the aisle to the other, presumably because they could.
It’s another thing for them to insert a flyer in this week’s Westport News, celebrating their “Grand Reopening,” even though they never closed.
But to say they’re located in East Westport?!
Sorry, guys. You can change your supermarket around all you want. But you can’t simply make up a place that doesn’t exist.
Gavin Zahler won only the 2nd wrestling match of his career yesterday.
But it was a huge one. The Staples High School sophomore — who joined the team only this winter — gutted out a 6-2 decision in the final match of the John Chacho Dual Meet Tournament.
That gave the host Wreckers a 36-33 win over Foran-Milford, and the championship of the 8-team event. It’s named for the legendary former Staples and Westport PAL wrestling coach.
And he was there throughout the day, cheering another generation of grapplers on.
The John Chacho Tournament also saw the first-ever appearance of the Staples mascot at a wrestling event.
“Wrecker Bob” — created out of foam by Alicia D’Anna and her daughter Sami — usually hangs out at football games. Now that he’s branching out, perhaps he’ll also appear at hockey games, gymnastics meets and golf matches.
Usually, the identity of the person behind the costume is a secret. On Saturday, it was Seamus Brannigan — the 8th grade brother of varsity wrestler Eamon.
The sky is the limit for this handsome dude.
It’s been a freezing weekend in Westport. But the waves still lap against the Compo Beach shore. And these “Westport … Naturally” geese don’t mind a bit.
And finally … in honor of the Staples wrestling team’s great victory yesterday: