Letters to the Editor
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To the editor:  The Westport Community Preservation Committee invites all interested parties to attend our September 14 meeting at 7:10 pm on the second floor of the Town Hall. A public … more
To the editor: (These comments were sent to the Town Council on July 28.)  Members of the Town Council: I would like to weigh-in in favor of the Stone House being permitted to host … more
To the editor: The  lead article last week "Fresh start for Historic Head" was very much appreciated.   In addition, the Westport Community Preservation Committee would like to note the … more
To the editor: There is a lot to learn from the recent defeat of the Senate Republican effort to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Every bill Republican leaders introduced had the same … more
To the editor: Gentlemen, I am counsel to Preserve Little Compton, and represented the interests of a large number of Sakonnet Point neighborhood residents in the Newport Superior Court litigation … more
To the editor: My last report told about the U. S. Navy ship Yankee going aground off Westport.  Applications were sent out by the Navy asking for bids to salvage the ship. A Mr. Arbuckle … more
To the Editor: It is unfortunate that “Stop the Insanity” Westport was unhappy with my July 13th letter. Apparently, they failed to understand the lead point and the larger issue. To dismiss the small things that they focused on: first, had they read and understood thoroughly, they’d have been clear that I never alleged that town funding went to this exercise. I only said it was not worth officials’ time.  more
To the editor: My oh my, Thomas Collins must be patting himself on the back for the multiple clever little digs he surely believes he included in his letter to the editor. Well, Mr. Collins, as … more
To the editor: Frustrated. That is how we are feeling. It has been a year since we banded together as a group as the result of the Medeiros tenant farm tragedy. An entire year spent fighting for … more
To the editor: It’s been a year since the Westport Police found 1,400 animals dead or in desperate condition amidst acres of rat-infested sheds and slaughter shacks, heaps of old tires and … more
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