, field lights at and behind are only on in the early evening and no higher than 30 feet, but in Westport, even after a lawsuit, the rules are much looser.
After , the field lights will be illuminated for the first time on Sept. 14, according to a report in the Westport News.
The lights, which are mounted on four poles measuring 70 to 80 feet, will be used for the Wreckers' varsity football team's game against St. Joseph High School of Trumbull starting at 7 p.m., according to the report.
Use of the lights, however, will be restricted to 10 p.m., as per a lawsuit brought against the town by neighbors of the school, located on North Avenue, who objected to the original proposal to install them.
Last fall the Westport Planning & Zoning Commission and approved a stipulated judgment settling the lawsuit.
As per the judgment, the lights can be used no later than 8 p.m. on any day of the week from Sept. 1 to Dec. 1, and no later than 10 p.m. on Saturdays, on a limited basis, for football games and special events only.
Editor's note: A version of this article by Westport Patch. This article was first published at 5:40 a.m. The time stamp has been changed for layout purposes on the Home page of Darien Patch.