Author Archives: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Shop small this season

This Saturday, Nov. 29, is reserved as Small Business Saturday. It’s an effort to kickoff the holiday shopping season by highlighting the wonderful local small businesses.  Our hope is that you shop local not only on Saturday, but the entire holiday season. When you buy goods and services from local business owners, you’re ensuring the

Letter: Plan to evacuate middle school makes sense

To the editor: The Westport School Committee made the right decision in voting to approve the administration’s recommendation to close Westport Middle School at the end of this school year. The U.S. Environmental Agency has been putting increasing pressure on the school department to move students out  of the middle school building and/or remove or

Letter: I am still here because of all of you

To the editor: I would like to send my sincere thanks to the individuals who saved my life on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 after falling overboard. They are Anthony Merryman, Patrolman Kevin Kitchen, John Carbone, Stephanie Austin and Luis Pacheco. Special thanks to Adam Salinaro who worked amazingly long and hard performing CPR. According to