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Catherine MacIntyre Williams died on October 20, 2018, in Westport. Thanks to Community Nurse Home Care of Westport, she died at home, as she wished, with her son Owen and her cats Guinevere and … more
While we non-farmers have been counting up the rainy days and bemoaning the lack of warm and spring-like weather, the local potato and sweet corn growers have been in serious, deep trouble. The … more
Dudley D. Davenport, 81, passed away suddenly on May 15, 2019, at his home in Westport, Massachusetts. Dud was born on December 14, 1937, in Fall River. The life that he lived was something … more
The Board of Selectmen opened last week’s meeting by honoring Anthony ‘Tony’ Connors “for his contributions to the Town of Westport.” Mr. Connors, who is president of the Westport … more
WESTPORT — The victim of last week’s hit and run incident in Westport has died at Rhode Island Hospital as a result of the injuries she sustained.  Stephanie Tripp, of Fall River, was 30 years … more
The National Volunteer Fire Council has announced that the Westport Fire Department will receive the 2019 Junior Firefighter Program of the Year Award. This national award, sponsored by … more
WESTPORT — After further investigation this week, investigators have been able to discern the type of vehicle likely involved in a near-fatal hit and run, which occurred Tuesday evening in Westport, Bristol … more
The Westport Cultural Council has announced the winners of financial grants to organizations which it feels most strongly promote community oriented arts, humanities and science, and will support … more
WRWA study suggests other causes to blame for marsh collapse By Bruce Burdett It remains bad for the waterway, but nitrogen overload may not be the culprit that is causing marshes to collapse … more
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