Charlie Enright and Vestas 11th Hour Racing wins Gothenburg In-Port Race, MAPFRE claim In-Port Series title

Charlie Enright’s Vestas 11th Hour Racing showed great patience and sailed a clean race for a victory in the Gothenburg In-Port Race on Sunday.But it was Xabi Fernández’s MAPFRE …
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Tiverton council names a Tiverton Town Planner

TIVERTON — Tiverton has a new town planner and planning board administrative officer. He is William D. Compton, of Sheffield, Mass. He was appointed by the Tiverton Town Council at its regular meeting Tuesday, May 29. Mr. Compton began work with the town June 1, within days of his appointment, at a starting salary of $65,000 under year-one of a contract that says it may be extended for an additional two years. The contract calls for a six-month probationary period.

Enright and Vestas slip to a fourth place finish in Leg 9

Bristol resident and Vestas 11th Hour Racing skipper Charlie Enright finished in fourth place in Volvo Ocean Race's Leg 9. Enright, his team and fans had high hopes for Leg 9 which began in Newport …

Fallen veterans remembered by Westport

Westport residents lined Main Rd. to view the annual Memorial Day parade that began at town hall and ended at Beech Grove Cemetery on Monday morning. Families sat along the cemetery wall and set up …

Westport tennis loses to Case

The Westport High School tennis team lost a non-league home match to Case 4-1 on Monday afternoon. The loss drops the team’s overall record to 6-8.  “Case is having their best season in …

Enright and Vestas enjoy stay, but it’s back to the Leg 9 grind

Bristol resident, Vestas 11th Hour Racing skipper Charlie Enright and his team left Newport with the Volvo Ocean Race fleet as they started Leg 9 on Sunday afternoon. The fleet is racing 3300 …

Despite a blowout loss, Westport is still in the playoff hunt

It has been feast or famine for the Westport High School baseball team lately. On Monday, the team lost to West Bridgewater by a football-like score of 25-4. The Wildcats used five pitchers, three in …
Obituaries
Audre R. Manchester, 80, of Westport

Audre R. (Theriault) Manchester, 80, of Westport, Mass., entered into eternal life on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at the Catholic Memorial Home. Audre was the beloved wife of Richard G. Manchester for …

Joseph D. Fragoza, 84, of Westport

Lucien Guy Reny, 90, of Weston, Mass.

Ellen Janice McHugh, 69, of Westport

Ernest J. Santos, 86, of Westport

Charlene R. Wood, 77, of Westport

Adeline Morris, Bristol

Jonathan B. O’Brien, 79, Westport and Providence

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Sports
Westport tennis preview: Young team sparked by seventh grader

The Westport High School tennis team lost their match to Fairhaven 2-3 on Friday afternoon. The Wildcats are now 3-4 overall and are 1-3 in the May Flower League. While the team is struggling in …

Westport girls softball crushes Connelly in first victory

Westport baseball team struggles during latest stretch of games

Wildcats gain experience in loss to Holbrook

Wildcats bats start hot in baseball opener

Things to Do
A light, flaky pastry for Easter dessert

This is one of my husband’s favorite desserts. I will make some for Easter because they’re such a light pastry, making them perfect after a big meal.My mother had the recipe for ages and …

Westport flotilla offers safe boating class

Oar art — Artists unleash imaginations on oars, paddles

Environmentalist Grantham to address climate change here

Catching the eye of South Coast birds

Opinion
Letter: Support ‘Right to Treat’ bills

To the editor: My friend recently described her graduation from a prestigious MBA program years ago. She said,“At the commencement they said, ‘You have your degree, and it can never be taken …

Letter: A little carbon dioxide has a very big effect

Letter: People think climate science is clear — it isn’t

Letter: If you’re on a bike path, follow these simple rules! (please)

Letter: Homeowner’s attack on WHC members is inappropriate

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