Opinion articles

Assessors: Business as usual no longer an option

To the editor: Westport’s April 14 election  includes a race for Board of Assessors between incumbent Robert Grillo and challenger Bill Burns. This race should be of great interest to voters as a survey of on-line assessed values vs. recent sales prices reveals serious discrepancies between the two, resulting in many property owners paying more

Letter: Facts don’t support assessor allegations

To the editor: I’m reluctant out of principle to respond in the press to misstatements, but when unsubstantiated allegations gain traction simply because they are pushed on the public by an organization with ulterior motives, I must set the record straight.  All revaluations in town have always been performed by professional individuals.  Before we can