House Hunt: Open houses in East Bay this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 69 Lamson Road — Sunday, March 26, 12-2 p.m. Contemporary, 3, 2, $969,000. Residential …
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Fire destroys 277-year-old Westport house

It had a good head start, and by the time firefighters began battling the blaze at 286 Old Harbor Road, Westport, early Saturday, there was little chance of saving the old house. A tenant alerted the fire …

Historic Tiverton cottage maintains charm after modern updates

New to the market is a charming, historic cottage located in the heart of Tiverton's Stone Bridge/Fort Barton area. The house has been recognized by the Rhode Island Historical Preservation …

Sheila Mackintosh receives Peter Merritt Award

LITTLE COMPTON — For her “in the trenches” land preservation efforts, Little Compton resident Sheila Mackintosh has been honored by the RI Land Trust Council with the 2016 Peter Merritt …

House Hunt: Open houses planned around East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 641 Maple Ave. — Sunday, March 19, 12-2 p.m. Cape, 3, 2, $449,500. Mott and Chace Sotheby's, …

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 24 Bay Road - $385,000 27 Beaver Road - $300,000 52 Greene Ave. - $210,000 29 Baron Road - …

‘Beauty and the Beast’— Westport show brings down the house three straight shows

WESTPORT — The long-dormant tradition of theater at Westport Junior-Senior High School is alive and well once again, first with last year’s “Footloose,” and then last weekend with a …
Obituaries
Dana A. Kent, 67, Westport

Dana A. Kent, 67, of Westport, passed away on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Golden Living Center. He was the son of the late Porter O. and Arline (Cambra) Kent. Mr. Kent was born in Fall River and …

Marion L. Ouellette, 95, Westport

Helen Mary Sylvia, 81, Tiverton

Catherine M. Routhier, 52, Westport

David Ponte, 70, Westport

Yvonne R. Goyette, 78, Westport

Alan Taylor Manchester, Westport Harbor

Nathalie F. Palmer 82, Westport

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Sports
Lady Wildcats slay Diman 58-47, move on to semis

Lady Wildcats 8th grade guard Laura Mendell scored a team-high 23 points in leading Westport over Diman 58-47 in a Division 4 South playoff game on Friday night. Mendell who had only 2 points in the …

Westport girls win playoff opener against Cape Cod Academy

Westport boys bow in playoff opener

Many local nonprofits benefit from annual golf tournament

Westport girls build 30-1 lead in lopsided win

Things to Do
Irish charmer is a joyful, musical coming-of-age story

“Sing Street” (2016)Rated PG-131 hour, 46 minutesDirected and written by John Carney“Sing Street” is a fun movie that refreshingly communicates the joyful exuberance of music …

Busy season at hand for South Coast bluebirds

In Westport, sweet sounds from under the sea

Oar art — Oars replace buoys in artists’ Watershed effort

Use buttery roasted garlic cloves in myriad ways

Opinion
Editorial: Coast Guard cuts — Dumb idea

In a sea of preposterous proposals to surface lately, the notion of cutting the Coast Guard, in part to help pay for a border wall, is in a league of its own. President Tump has proposed just that …

Editorial: Coast Guard cuts — Dumb idea

Letter: Valcourt, Ouellette will serve Westport well

Letter: Patience — Despite March cruelty, spring is coming

New resources for those with German and Irish roots

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