"High School Kids Who Play Sports Are Not Athletes"

The day's best comments from Patch account-holders in our Fairfield County towns.


(WESTPORT): “I work with adults from other countries, I am keenly aware of their amazement that parents in the US think believe the primary task of adulthood is to be "happy." So said this Westport Patch user on a or how much parental involvement has to do with that.


(DARIEN): “Love their burgers, really juicy, great buns and really good prices. Service is terrific too!” —That’s how Dunn Glenbar (not to be confused with the prolific ) rates in Darien as part of this week’s Readers’ Choice contest on Best Burger in town.


Helen DeNitto (NEWTOWN): “Five Guys and Fries”—That’s Helen’s favorite burger spot in Newtown, according to her post on the Newtown Patch Facebook page, giving some visibility to that .


(RIDGEFIELD): “High School kids who play sports are not athletes.”—It’s definitely worth reading the in this week’s installment of “Patch In” from , a piece that looks at how much we (over)value youth sports.


(SHELTON): “These jerks won't be deterred until the law is enforced and the "artists" are fined as well as made to restore the damage they cause.”—Strong words from Mr. Skudlarek about a : Graffiti downtown. See the photos on this story.


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