Westport Island Upgrades

Courtesy of community

In commemoration of 9/11, the non-profit “My Good Deed” spearheaded a movement that has designated September 11 a National Day of Service and Remembrance. Although we don’t participate as a town to make this specific day one of charitable service, many contribute everyday to the betterment of our island home.

Yesterday, our polls were staffed and ballots counted by volunteers to complete the RSU #12 budget validation vote. (We passed the budget 72-18; the district passed the budget 765-710.)

Westport Volunteer Fire Department signAs of last week, a professionally crafted sign now marks the Westport Volunteer Fire Department courtesy of the woodworking skills and time donated by Bruce Whittemore. The sign not only identifies the building, it helps mark our municipal services “center.”

Recently, Sarah Rhinelander undertook an effort to help Islanders find and exchange goods and services, keep up with Island events, and “shop and enjoy life locally”. Check out The Good Egg Exchange.

And, when life’s cares get you down, visit the Ferry Landing. Through the efforts of the Wright Landing Committee, the Conservation Commission, the Planning Board and town caretakers, our public boat launch and waterfront park have become a place to come to — whether to access the water, enjoy the outdoors or contemplate on days like today that make us pause and remember…

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