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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 … more
A lengthy investigation by the Massachusetts State Police Cyber Crime Unit (CCU) / Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force led to the arrest of a Westport man Monday on child pornography … more
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 … more
The winner of the 16th annual Mr. Westport competition expressed himself “surprised” that he was crowned Mr. Westport. “I knew I worked hard on it, but I didn’t think I was … more
The Westport girls softball team crushed Bishop Connolly 17-5 in 5 innings in a home game on Monday afternoon. The Wildcats bats came alive as they won their first game of the season to improve to a … more
TIVERTON — A proposed amendment to the Tiverton zoning ordinance, that would have allowed the installation of a motocross park at 691 Brayton Road, failed to get a majority of votes from the Tiverton Town Council on April 9, so it was in effect defeated. more
All are invited to discuss Annual Town Meeting matters in a setting less formal than Town Meeting, which is coming up on Tuesday, May 1. On Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to noon, the … more
After starting the season strong, going 2-1 over their first three games, the Westport baseball team has struggled as of late with a 1-2 record during that stretch, for a 3-3 record overall and a 2-1 … more
LITTLE COMPTON — A major land acquisition, that is likely to have far-reaching consequences for the Town of Little Compton, was agreed to last weekend by the Little Compton Agricultural Conservancy Trust (*the Ag Trust") and Daniel and Fulton Pontes, whose family have owned the parcel for generations. What is now a working corn field, just yards from town center, could transition in years to come into a passive recreational area — with trails, walking and bike paths — it's up to the Ag Trust. more
LITTLE COMPTON — While affordable housing is off the table as a possible use for the 63-acre property just acquired by the Little Compton Agricultural Conservancy Trust, which by its charter cannot develop property it acquires, it’s very much on the minds of town leaders. more
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