The other day, an alert “06880” reader wrote:
I grew up in Westport. I lived there from the time I was born until I graduated from Staples.
I’ve been in Texas the past 35 years, but deep down inside I felt some day I would move back home.
I just found out the other day that my childhood home was torn down, so I started looking at houses in Westport that were for sale.
Maybe you can tell me why Westport has become such an expensive place to live. For the price of what homes go for in Westport, I could get one here for half the price.
I really miss Westport, but it just doesn’t seem like the same town anymore. When did it become so high class? Thank you for your time.
Wow — there’s a lot there.
Tear-downs. Housing prices. “High class” — whatever that means, and which may or may not be tied in with the first 2.
This is one for crowd-sourcing — the collective (and probably contradictory) wisdom of “06880” readers. Let’s hear what you have to say.
Click “comments” to respond — and please stay on topic! Our Texas ex-pat depends on you.