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In Westport, the mood is one of relief

WESTPORT — For residents in this seaside town, Hurricane Sandy’s force caused downed trees and power outages — but most agreed that they’re grateful the damage was not worse.

“The damage is not as bad as I was expecting,” said Lieutenant Brian Beaulieu of the Westport Fire Department who is also the town’s deputy director of emergency management. “From what was forecasted, I expected more damage.”

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