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“06880 On The Go”: Memorial Day Parade

“06880” intern Colin Morgeson headed downtown yesterday, for the Memorial Day parade.

Why do people go? he wondered. And what keeps them coming back?

Colin intercut those interviews with parade scenes, and the stirring conclusion to Rabbi Greg Wall’s invocation.

Click below to see. Then scroll down further, for a few extra-special photos from noted Westport photographer Ted Horowitz.


Grand marshal Ben Pepper earned a Purple Heart at the Battle of the Bulge. The former paratrooper turns 100 years old in July.

Korean War veteran Bill Vornkahl has organized over 50 Westport Memorial Day parades.

Another Memorial Day tradition: The Y’s Men of Westport and Weston’s float wins the judges’ top prize.

Former 2nd Selectwoman (and current float competition judge) Betty Lou Cummings.

Miggs Burroughs, Revolutionary War hero.

Proudly marching with Westport’s Community Emergency Response Team.

A small part of the large crowd. (All photos/Ted Horowitz)


“06880 On The Go”: The Worst Intersections In Westport

“06880” intern Colin Morgeson returns with the 2nd installment of “06880 On The Go.”

Today, the Staples High School senior offers an in-depth look at the worst intersections in Westport.

Colin crowd sources the data, then comes up with the winner. A dubious honor, indeed.

Click below to see. And buckle up!

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“06880 On The Go”: Long Lots School

Colin Morgeson is spending his Staples High School senior internship with “06880.”

The high honors soon-to-be-graduate is creating a video project: “06880 On the Go.”

For the next 3 weeks he’ll roam around Westport with a video camera, asking readers (and non-readers) questions about trending topics and town events.

Today he explores Long Lots (the elementary school he attended, back in the day). What’s up with the renovation? What do the principal, and others, think?

Click below to see the first-ever “06880 On The Go.” Then look for Colin and his camera. Say hi, and tell him what’s on your mind.