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WESTPORT — Protecting Westport’s cherished views would be a priority in a revised set of solar rules approved last week by the Planning Board and sent on to the Board of Selectmen. The … more
TIVERTON — Both victim and shooter say it was an accident, but Tiverton Police and the attorney general continue to investigate a Saturday incident in which a Tiverton woman was shot in the neck by … more
It’s a fierce rivalry that never fails to disappoint, and in their latest battle this past Friday, Jan. 4, the Westport boys’ varsity basketball team was able to defeat West … more
WESTPORT — Swimmers flocked to the Back Eddy dock in Westport and Fogland Beach in Tiverton to start the new year with a bracing plunge into 43 degree water (per the Back Eddy dock thermometer — … more
An 11:55 p.m. motor vehicle stop in Westport on Friday, December 28, led to the driver being charged with operating under the influence of both alcohol and drugs (marijuana). It was the sort of … more
Defensive intensity, doing the little things and making foul shots boosted the Westport girls basketball team over Diman 38-32 for their first victory of the season during a home game on Friday … more
They had nibbled away at the front entrance and dug up PCB tainted soil around the foundation, but last week heavy equipment ripped into the middle school itself. With the elementary school closed … more
WESTPORT — The Connecticut lending company that provided financing to a Westport used car dealership found to be selling “defective and inoperable vehicles” will provide refunds and debt relief to … more
Sophomore center Jess Carney scored 12 points as the Westport girls basketball team lost to Case 51-42, at home on Friday night. The loss drops their record to 0-2 in Mayflower League play. The … more
TIVERTON — Almost exactly a month after they were sworn in, the newly elected Tiverton town council members — on a night just two days after Christmas — are heading into what may prove to be one of the more controversial council meetings in awhile. more
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