Westport River Center loses a bit off one side

High costs prompt WRWA to cut headquarter’s size With construction bid prices coming in higher than expected, the Westport River Watershed Alliance (WRWA) has decided to scale back on its …
‘Treasures’ await at Tiverton school yard sale Thursday
TIVERTON — One heavily used Ford F350 plow truck, a pair of lightly used commercial grade convection ovens, a couple of wood shop … Read More
Westport to remove lead paint from Annex nursery school space
The Town of Westport will undertake remediation measures for traces of lead paint found on doors and door jams in the basement of the … Read More
Fight or flight: Battle against plover extinction continues
For many, the return of summer means the start of beach season; lifeguards return to their post, locals and tourists alike enjoy … Read More
Cancer battle leads to a new career for Westport woman
A devastating diagnosis turned into a life’s calling for Westporter Nicky D’Abrosca. In 2005, she recalled, “I … Read More
Westport Camping Grounds residents fearful for its future
The recent announcement of Martin Costa’s plans to sell the Westport Camping Grounds has many thinking ahead to future uses of … Read More
Health officials issue Ritz cracker products recall
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Mondelez Global is recalling certain Ritz … Read More
Obituaries
George A. Stike, 62, Westport George A. “Skip” Stike, 62, of Westport, passed away August 6, 2018, at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River. A resident of Westport since 1974, Skip, the only son of the late Oakley and …
Alexander F. Taber, Jr., Tiverton Alexander F. "Sandy" Taber, Jr., of Tiverton, passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2018, with his best friend Kathy Duff by his side.  He was the husband of the late Shirley F. (Lawrence) …
Abigail L. Seavor, 27, of Westport Abigail L. Seavor, 27, of  Westport, passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2018. She was born in Fall River, daughter of  Deborah A. (Tripp) Seavor of Westport and the late John C. Seavor, and …

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