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Letter: Pam Costa deserves support for Selectmen

To the editor: I’m writing in support of Pam Costa for Westport Board of Selectman. Being a town resident, I’m aware of how town politics affect me, my family, and our collective futures. Pam believes in budgeting more responsibly and providing a solution for unexpected expenses. She believes by restructuring we can maximize efficiencies, which

Editorial: Voters: Budget, beaches

It may cost them a few dollars on a tax rate that is the envy of most towns around, but Westport voters can and should vote yes on two questions that will help their town out of an impossible budget squeeze. Questions 2 and 3 on Tuesday’s ballot would exempt interest paid on important big-ticket

Westport Middle School

Tour of deteriorating Westport Middle School offered Monday

The Westport School Building Committee will lead a tour of the Westport Middle School on Monday, April 13, at 5:30 p.m. The committee is inviting all interested residents to take a tour and then air their views at the meeting of the building committee that will be held there the same day at 6 p.m.

June Moore, Westport Point

Willa June Moore of Westport Point died peacefully April 1, 2015, at her home.  June was born March 31, 1929 in Quebec City, Quebec Canada, the eldest daughter of Willa Blanche (Price) Glassco and John Grant Glassco. June and her husband Ted married in 1951 and lived in Denver, Col., where they raised their five

Gary T. Martin, 63, Westport

Gary T. Martin, 63, of Westport, passed away on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the son of Ellen M. (Potter) Martin of Westport and the late David C. Martin. Born in Fall River, He was a lifelong resident of Westport.  He worked for the family owned Martin Cheese, Inc. of

Editorial: Westport voters: Budget, beaches

It may cost them a few dollars on a tax rate that is the envy of most towns around, but Westport voters can and should vote yes on two questions that will help their town out of an impossible budget squeeze. Questions 2 and 3 on Tuesday’s ballot would exempt interest paid on important big-ticket

Science Central will operate, as here during a BioBlitz a few years ago in Narragansett, inside a large tent, where specimens collected will be identified and catalogued.

Little Compton to be BioBlitzed on ‘Nature Day’

LITTLE COMPTON — A 24-hour BioBlitz, and conclave of over a dozen conservation and gardening organizations being called Nature Day, will descend upon Veterans Field on the weekend of June 13. The double-header event, expected by its sponsors to draw an estimated 500-600 people from around the area and New England, signals “a powerful next

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