WESTPORT, Conn. – After much anticipation, bartaco, a popular beach-themed taqueria, opened its doors in Westport this past week. Here’s a look at this and other top stories from the last week.
? It was an exciting week for Westport in terms of food. On Monday night, bartaco debuted at 20 Wilton Road. A day later, Cru, a restaurant/lounge with a Manhattan vibe, opened across the river at 125 Main St.
? A 14-year-old student at Bedford Middle School was arrested Wednesday afternoon on threatening charges. The unnamed student is accused of making online threats against a classmate, the classmate's family and other students.
? Staples High School teacher and Wakeman Town Farm steward Michael Aitkenhead made headlines after he received an Aquarion Environmental Champion award for his environmental activism.
? On Tuesday morning, Terrain, the home and garden superstore on Post Road East, yanked its controversial proposal to demolish the historic home in its property to make room for more parking spots.
? The Dylan Hockley memorial playground at Long Lots School was officially dedicated in a ceremony Saturday.
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