Letters to the Editor
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The Town of Westport, like most towns in our state, has a Demolition Bylaw. This bylaw was established according to the provisions of the state building code, enacted for the purpose of preserving … more
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It’s that time of year when kind individuals, such as yourselves, can help the less fortunate in our area. How? By leaving non-perishable food by your mailbox or on your porch, to be picked up … more
Is it open season on the Westport Historical Commission (the “WHC”)? In two recent letters published in Shorelines, the WHC, or its members, are charged with being … more
Water. Its importance to the quality of life in Westport cannot be overstated. For the thousands of homes and businesses fed by private wells, there is no resource more important than a … more
I am very disappointed with the position the Finance Committee has adopted with regards to the hiring of a replacement town nurse. With the retirement of the nurse at the end of the last fiscal year, … more
As the property owner depicted on the front page of the March 22 edition of Westport Shorelines and in the April 18 edition of the Sakonnet Times, I feel compelled to clarify a few significant points … more
To the editor: I, Ann McDermott Boxler, would like to ask for your support and help elect me to the Westport Board of Selectmen at this year’s election. I am a lifelong resident of Westport, and … more
To the editor: Last week Puppy Doe torturer, Radoslaw Czerkawski, was found guilty of 12 counts of animal abuse and sentenced to 8-10 years in state prison. Czerkawski, who was in this country … more
To the editor: After years of testing and analysis, the own of Westport has finally arrived at the threshold of determining how best to address the long-term problems affecting the Westport River. … more
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