Westport Camping Grounds residents fearful for its future

While a petition asks Westport to buy the land, its residents hope to keep their ‘home’

By Kristen Ray
Posted 7/28/18

The recent announcement of Martin Costa’s plans to sell the Westport Camping Grounds has many thinking ahead to future uses of the land. While a petition for the Town to purchase it for the …

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