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Amendment to legalize coyote trapping fails

Amendment to legalize coyote trapping fails

September 18, 2017

By: Siri Kanter '19 An amendment to make the trapping of coyotes and coyote-wolf hybrids legal in Westport was denied on Sept. 6 at a Representative Town Meeting. After four hours of debate, the ordinance to allow coyote trapping was defeated in a 29-2 vote, making Westport the only town in Connecti...

Board of Education budget cuts prompts community discussion in town meeting

Board of Education budget cuts prompts community discussion in town meeting

March 31, 2017

By: Francesca Truitt '17  The Westport Board of Education (BoE) must reduce its budget by $1.7 million to $125,120,532.50 next year, as requested by the Westport Board of Finance (BoF). Last Thursday, March 16, the BoF held a public hearing to discuss Superintendent Dr. Colleen Palmer’s proposed cuts ...

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