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WESTPORT — They were nearly unanimous in their support for a farm animal registry in Westport but a large Town Hall crowd could not convince the Board of Health to take action last Tuesday, Sept. … more
The Westport soccer team won their first game of the season with a 1-0 win over Southeastern during a home game on Friday afternoon. The win evens their record at 1-1-1. The lone goal came on an … more
Hurricane Florence was making life miserable for people in North Carolina as she approached landfall early Friday, but the distant storm was a treat for surfers who flocked to South Shore beaches … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a series of temporary overnight highway closures for a portion of I-195 in East Providence between the … more
They won four years ago in Newport and now Portsmouth’s Will Welles and crew have captured the J/24 world championships once more, this time on a lake in Italy. Competing in a fleet of 89 boats, … more
The Westport girls soccer team showed why they are primed and ready for the fall season as they shutout rival Diman, 5-0, in their first league game at the high school on Friday afternoon. … more
CUT Kerry Mello Just over three years after the crew of a Westport fishing boat made the gruesome discovery of a human torso floating just outside the entrance to Westport Harbor, three more … more
Assistant Harbormaster Gary Tripp was among those to respond Friday after a cruise ship went adrift not far off the Westport shore. At around 3:15 p.m., a bulletin was issued that the cruise ship … more
Eric Hall was once president and CEO of thriving Bristol-based spar and rigging maker Hall Spars, the firm he founded that supplied masts around the globe for maxi-racers, cruisers, Cup … more
WESTPORT — A driver who was focused on his iPod is believed is accused of causing a violent three car crash late last month that sent a man to the hospital. Detective Jeff Majewski said that, on … more
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