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To the editor: Old Westport roads, two-lanes, usually wind between stone walls, under shade when white oaks aren’t blighted.  I have read many books while walking, including Milton’s Paradise … more
To the editor: A farmer's right to farm ends if his irresponsible use of chemicals ends up in a town's groundwater or in the farm products he produces. Roundup (Glyphosate) has now been … more
To the editor, Local newspapers have reported outcry from Westport neighbors to the proposed new school on Old County Road who are concerned about stormwater runoff and its effect on flooding … more
To the editor: Ms Dina, I must say, your letter to the Editor had me laughing and made my day.  I am now retired, however I have been in your place. There has to be a better plan. There is … more
To the editor: We are fast approaching the September 18 Planning Board meeting where the fate of the proposed 18 acre, 3.1 megawatt solar installation on Drift Road will be decided. For those of … more
To the editor: Last week’s Shorelines had a short article about the new website of CVE North America (Westport-ma-solar.com) promoting the “merits” of the proposed solar installation on … more
To the editor: I really would like to see the business owner on Main Street in Tiverton tone down his lettered street side sign denouncing Democrats. I recently moved to this beautiful seaside … more
To the editor, In a way it is only appropriate that Westport own leaders have selected September 11 to discuss the abrupt “about face” by the Agricultural Commission on the proposed animal … more
To the editor: I have been a Westport resident for almost 15 years.  I own dogs.  I usually do what is asked of me by my town.  I am also very much in favor of an animal site registry in … more
To the editor: The Board of Health has scheduled a second public hearing on the Livestock Site Registry for September 11.  At the very minimum, the site registry must include the name of the … more
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Mike Rego has worked at East Bay Newspapers since 2001, helping the company launch The Westport Shorelines. He soon after became a Sports Editor, spending the next 10-plus years in that role before taking over as editor of The East Providence Post in February of 2012. To contact Mike to submit information, suggest story ideas or photo opportunities, etc., email mrego@eastbaynewspapers.com.