Protests greet Westport animal rules

Some say proposed registry punishes farmers for others’ crimes

By Bruce Burdett
Posted 9/19/19

WESTPORT — When he read the Board of Health’s (BOH) proposed Keeping of Animals regulation, poultry farmer William Long said his first thought was, “Why am I being punished for (what happened …

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