Westport zoners allow tight squeeze addition to pond-front house

The Zoning Board Appeals wrestled with but ultimately approved last week an addition to a waterfront house on South Watuppa Pond in the north end of town. The 63 Beaulieu Street cottage, which …
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High court gives Motyka fresh shot at appeal

LITTLE COMPTON — Convicted murderer Jeremy Motyka will get yet another day in court to pursue his appeal of the verdict and sentence that have him serving life without possibility of …

Tiverton tree lit, wishes shared

Avery Correia, 3, and her brother, William, 6, share a laugh with Santa at Fort Barton School just after the lighting of Tiverton’s Christmas tree at sunset on Saturday. The Tiverton High School …

Photos with Santa afternoon photos are available for viewing

The Photos with Santa afternoon session is available! Click the link below to browse the afternoon session.  Photos with Santa 2017 afternoon session   2016 sessions Photos with …

Photos with Santa morning photos are available for viewing

The Morning session of Photos with Santa are ready to be viewed.  Click on the link below to browse through the photos! Photos with Santa morning session

Solar plan outrages neighbors

Solar farms are sprouting on Westport fields one after another and, for the most part, they’ve been welcomed by neighbors. Not so off Horseneck Road where neighbors turned out recently to oppose …
Obituaries
Jane P. Cabot, 87, Little Compton

Jane P. Cabot, 87, of Little Compton, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2017, at home surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Nelson Cabot. A lifelong Little Compton resident, Jane …

Doris I. Drapeau, 93, Tiverton

Dr. Ronald N. Mancini, 70, Tiverton

Hugh B. Cameron, age 90, formerly of Barrington

Amos B. Conley, 74, Tiverton

Ronald “Pete” Vanasse, 77, Tiverton

Charlotte Frenette, 88, of Tiverton

Thomas E. McGill, 87, Tiverton

Sports
Tigers lose in soccer semis to top-seed Cranston East

Tiverton dug itself a deep first half hole from which it could not recover, losing to top seed East Providence 5-2 in the Division III semifinals played Wednesday at Johnston High School. The Tigers …

Tiverton Girls tennis loses in semifinals

The family that races together …

Tigers field hockey ties Classical, 1-1, hopeful about playoffs

Tiverton sues to silence motocross track

Things to Do
Restoring Atlantic Puffins to Maine — a rescue mission

The Paskamansett Bird Club is sponsoring an illustrated talk about how puffins were brought back to the East Coast. Derrick Jackson, who wrote a book about this adventure, will speak at the Westport …

Will Warren pumpkins squash world record? Today's the day

’Shellstock’ — concert for clams etc. — is Oct. 15

Paul Cuffe: Following His Footsteps, 200 years later

Let them eat zucchini bread

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