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Nancy Hess

November 16, 2020

She graduated from Case High School in Swansea, Mass. and from Simmons College in Boston, Mass. with a degree in Library Science.In 1969 Nancy moved to Westport and in 1981 she relocated to Southport, Ct. with ...

Concert honors musician Charlie Karp

July 8, 2019

"It's been a fun project," said guitarist DeHuff, who graduated from Staples High School in 1972 - a year after Karp would have, had he not left Staples as a senior to pursue music as a professional guitarist. ...

Letter: Jr's, still a cherished Westport tradition

January 2, 2015

Jr's Deli and Grill on Riverside Avenue has been a Westport fixture since the 1970s, when Junior Bieling and his wife, Bedford Junior High School teacher, the former Carol Digisi, opened a great little breakfast and lunch spot.

Meet your neighbor...P&Z Commissioner Chip Stephens

June 2, 2017 |

A Westport resident since he was 4, Stephens, who attended Bedford Elementary School, Bedford Junior High School and won a wrestling state championship at Staples High School, was inspired to do what he could to stop over- development of the town.

Crosby Gardner Patterson

April 13, 2011

Crosby Gardner Patterson, 97, of Verona Island, Maine, a former teacher at Bedford Junior High School in Westport, died April 11 at home. ... He was a graduate of Bangor High School and Higgins Classical ...

Woog's World: You can always come home again

September 2, 2016 |

She alternated between being a Bedford Junior High School cheerleader and a "posed, little lady at the Junior Years charm course held at the Westport Woman's Club." She walked for hours at Compo, struggling with ...

John Norman Pino

April 22, 2011

Coletta's School in Hanover, Mass., Bedford Junior High School in Westport and worked at Norwalk Hospital for 25 years.

A Chat With... Kamala Lakhdhir, the United States ambassador to Malaysia

February 17, 2017 |

That is a long way from Westport, where Lakhdhir grew up, attending Kings Highway Elementary School, Bedford Junior High School and graduating from Staples High School. ... In terms of security and ...

Woog's World: The Candlelight Concert, a Hallelujah heard 'round Westport for 75 years

December 12, 2015 |

Next weekend (Dec. 18 and 19), Staples High School celebrates 75 years of Candlelight (OK, it was originally called Christmas Candlelight - that's one of the very few changes). ... It was held at Bedford Junior ...

Former Westport art teacher turns 100

May 3, 2012

Vivien Testa, a painter and a public school art teacher and administrator in Westport many years, celebrated her 100th birthday with family members on Sunday, April 29. ... In Westport, she taught art at the ...

RTM elects Velma Heller as deputy moderator

April 3, 2013 |

She started in 1970 as a part-time teacher at Bedford Junior High School, focusing on reading, college-preparation and special-education courses. ... A stint as associate principal at Long Lots Elementary School ...

Out of the Woods / 'Gatsby' hit Jazz Age notes in Westport

May 7, 2013 |

A few men found jobs maintaining the schools. In 1925, Green's Farms School, designed by architect Charles Cutler, opened its doors. When Bedford Junior High School opened in 1926, it relieved Staples High School of some 246 pupils.

Woog's World / One-time Westport haunts no bus tour can hit

April 20, 2013 |

When I was growing up, it had the reputation -- at least among the junior high set -- as a whorehouse. ... Besides mini-golf and a driving range, the property included -- at various times -- an ice skating rink, ...

Woog's World / Scott, Zelda and Westport all roared during the '20s

January 13, 2013 |

Bedford's substantial gift turned a hotel on the corner of the Post Road and Main Street into the Westport YMCA. ... Green's Farms Elementary School opened. So did Bedford Junior High School (now King's Highway ...

Woog's World / You're a true Westporter if ...

August 17, 2012 |

You attended Saugatuck, Bedford and Staples before those schools played a geographic version of musical chairs. That means you went to Saugatuck Elementary School when it was on Bridge Street; moved up to ...

Out of the Woods / 70 years later, remembering that 'Day of Infamy'

December 6, 2011 |

Emotions were running extremely high. ... At the same time, Schools Superintendent Heath White announced a program of strict conservation in the public schools because, he said, it was important part of the ...

Woog's World / Lessons didn't end with recess bell

June 9, 2011 |

A sudden resignation at Bedford Junior High School provided an opening here. ... At Bedford, he taught metal shop and mechanical drawing (former student Joe Fuller became an architect -- and designed the current ...

Another Westport: Longtime resident looks back on decades of change

August 18, 2010 |

Summary: Born in her mother's Cross Street bedroom, Jackson grew up with seven siblings in a neighborhood located on a hill across from the Saugatuck River, nearby the bridge that they frequently traversed to ...

Orphenians Sing For Seniors — And Beautifully

December 7, 2017 |

And Brandt is one of 16 ninth graders who gathered around a piano at Bedford Junior High School with Music Teacher George Weigle in 1957, then became an original Orphenian when they all moved up to Staples the ...

Michigan teen attempting to walk 40 miles carrying disabled brother

June 7, 2014 |

Hunter Gandee, with 50-pound Braden securely strapped to his back, left shortly after 8 a.m. from the parking lot of Bedford Junior High School in Temperance, which is near the Ohio border. ... Even students ...

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