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To the editor: My friend recently described her graduation from a prestigious MBA program years ago. She said,“At the commencement they said, ‘You have your degree, and it can never be taken … more
In response to Dale Hennessy’s letter (“People think climate science is clear — it isn’t”), there is a good reason why carbon dioxide has such a large effect even at the … more
People confuse climate change with global warming. Global warming is part of climate change, but climate change is more than global warming. Climate Change is a vague term that means different things … more
With spring upon us, it is great to see so many people out on our region’s many bike paths. But it distressing to see them becoming a more dangerous place to ride, run and walk. Sadly, much … more
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
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