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To the editor: Congratulations Westport for voting at Town Meeting to purchase 30 acres of land currently known as the Westport Camping Grounds. My family and I are pleased that this land will … more
To the editor: The best places for solar array installations are on the roofs of big box stores, in industrial park areas, or in abandoned parking lots — that is, on land we’ve already dug up, … more
To the editor: Across Massachusetts, spring is the season of movement. Hibernating animals emerge from their winter resting areas in search of food and mates. Turtles are no exception. From … more
There are good solar locations, like the the one at the closed Westport dump that was dedicated Tuesday, or a bigger one at the former Westport Stone and Sand. Then there’s the sort off Main … more
To the editor: I have just learned that the Round Pond Association has decided that, starting from June 15, cyclists will be banned from using Round Pond Road. The only exception will be Round … more
To the editor: Sunday, June 9, was a great day for the WES/MAC PTO, the parent-led organization that supports the Macomber Primary and Westport Elementary Schools in Westport. We hosted our 5th … more
So after two meetings, nearly a week of drama, votes made, unmade, made again, recess and confusion, Tiverton stands for strong gun rights but is not quite a 2nd Amendment Sanctuary Town. What a … more
To the editor: These were my comments from the June 3, 2019, Tiverton Town Council meeting about the 2nd Amendment Resolution for the Town of Tiverton. I think we can all agree that we’d like … more
To the editor: For those in support of Tiverton becoming a "Second Amendment Sanctuary Town:” 
What if the council considered a "Gun Law Sanctuary Town" (Essentially sending a political … more
To the editor: Last night, the Tiverton Town Council voted down a resolution that would have declared Tiverton a “second amendment sanctuary town” by a vote of 4-3 Councilors Perry, Hilton, … more
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