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Best month of the year in New England? While July gets a lot of love, and September is a favorite for many, October should be in everyone’s top-three. Consider the opportunities in the next … more
Even though we know the days are getting shorter, we can imagine it is still summer when we see roses and our annuals and pretend not to see those poor clipped chrysanthemums. I had … more
To the editor:The very first thing I would do when the Sakonnet Times arrived was to go to Arlene Violet's column. If there was not one in that edition I felt cheated, something very important was … more
One of the strengths of any well-run town is citizen involvement, and Westport could use a bit more of that at the moment. Though the town has a deep well of volunteer talent, at least 20 spots on … more
To the editor: I was incredibly heartened by David Cole's response to my letter about osprey relocation. I felt heard and respected, while at the same time he gave a very detailed, eloquent … more
There is one group of Americans we have not heard much from or much about during the past year and a half. That group comprises seniors who are not in nursing homes, who are healthy and productive, … more
To the editor: I appreciate Shoreline reader Carla Lindquist's empathy in her response to the story about the 12 osprey chicks translocated from Westport to help restore the endangered population … more
To the editor: A letter to the editor, published in the last two issues of Shorelines, laments the story reported in a previous issue of Shorelines about relocating young Osprey from the Westport … more
To the editor: I don’t think there is much debate that Westport's most distinguished citizen is Paul Cuffe.  Born on Cuttyhunk in 1759 to a Wampanoag mother and a father who had been … more
To the editor: After reading the article about the osprey fledglings being removed from their nests to be used to rebuild populations in Illinois, I was hit by a deep wave of sadness. I have … more
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