Eugene Feio

Eugene Feio was interviewed by Mary Giles on November 19, 1976. He spoke about his role as both constable and (acting) postmaster.   This evening we are going to talk all around the subjects that interest us. Mr. Feio, you have just recently been made Postmaster haven’t you?   Actually, I’m not the Postmaster right […]

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Helen Ellis and Rosamond Peirce

Helen Ellis and Rosamond Peirce were interviewed by Mary Giles on September 15, 1975. They spoke about a house that Helen had remodeled and her talent for sculpture.   Helen Ellis I bought it about 1916. Some people say there’s something new going on all the time. As we live, we change the things to fit […]

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Richard Earle

Richard Earle was interviewed by Mary Giles on December 11, 1975. He spoke about his job on a lobster boat.   I’ve lived all my life at Westport Point, most of the time right behind the Methodist Church. I went to the public schools in Westport until part way through high school, and then I […]

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Alfred Dyson

Alfred Dyson was interviewed by Mary Giles on November 14, 1976. He spoke of his work as a weaver and his time on the Board of Selectmen.   Alfred Dyson was born in Somerset, Massachusetts in 1912. He has done many interesting things and been associated with many important things, especially with labor unions. He […]

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Charles Costa

Charles Costa was interviewed by Mary Giles on November 21, 1976. He spoke of Westport’s farms and of the difficulties he faced on the Board of Selectmen.   (Charles Costa, Chairman of the Board of Selectmen, is thought by most Westport citizens to be remarkably even tempered and fair when other tempers are rising.)   […]

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Everett Coggeshall

Everett Coggeshall was interviewed by Mary Giles on November 10, 1976. He spoke at length about his childhood, the changes taking place in Westport at the time, and his status as the oldest plumber in the U.S.A.   Mr. Coggeshall, I know that you have worked hard for many years and that several people have […]

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