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Westport, Massachusetts is located in Bristol County. Zip codes in Westport, MA include 02790. The median home price in Westport is $439,900 which is roughly $220/per square foot. More Westport information.

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The Greater New Bedford Garden Club is accepting applications for the $1,000 Rose Murphy Scholarship to be awarded to a high school graduate or college student who has been a legal Massachusetts resident for at least one year prior to June 1 of their high school graduation who is pursuing a degree in horticulture, landscape architecture, ... (more)

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

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Mass. Cultural Council honors Westport volunteer

Carol Vidal, a 13-year volunteer for the Westport Cultural Council, was chosen to receive the 2014 MCC Leadership Circle Award.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

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The List: Onion rings

The path to great onion rings leads east. We asked where you go for this fried favorite and the answer is Wareham.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

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With blending of strengths, institution can flourish

In January, it was announced that that two of the city's most venerable and beloved art institutions - the New Bedford Art Museum and ArtWorks! - would merge and be re-established as one newly fortified institution that pays heed to the traditions and strengths that they had developed as individual entities.

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Dartmouth Pathways Committee announces bike rack grant award

The recent announcement that the Dartmouth Pathways Committee had received a $5,518 grant from the Southeastern Regional Planning and Economic District , enough to fund 20 new bicycle racks to be installed all around town, is good news for cyclists of all ages.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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A Westport growing tradition passes...

After 68 years of growing for local gardeners, Figueiredo's Greenhouses owners Terry and Theresa Pimental are calling it quits.

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Fall River man charged in Westport break-ins

Robert Frazier, 52, of 102 Healy St. in Fall River, was arrested after police were called to Route 6 Gas at 162 State Road and to then White's of Westport at 66 State Road, both around 5 a.m. Burglar alarms had sounded at both businesses and a gas station employee had noticed a broken window and blood at the station upon starting work.

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Westport man arrested for scraping neighbors' cars for cash

Nathan J. Moniz, 28, of Crane Avenue, was arrested Monday for steeling three cars, scamming local tow truck companies to help him commit his crime.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

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A look back at the Westport election

After the dust settled from tight races for selectman and School Committee and the landslide defeat of two override questions, there remained the races at constable and Regional School Committee, as well as four more non-binding ballot questions.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

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Mass. Town Seeks $1M to Help Injured Firefighter

On the week that his town took the first steps to support his recovery and rehabilitation with a million dollar medical fund, Westport firefighter Steve Lopes continues to make slow but steady progress at a Braintree, Mass., rehabilitation facility.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

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Firefighter's medical bills going to town meeting

Following an executive session meeting with Fire Chief Brian Legendre, the Board of Selectmen unanimously agreed to put two spending articles on a special town meeting warrant to help cover the medical expenses of a recently-injured firefighter.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

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Westport Church plans annual book fair on April 26

The Westport United Congregational Church, 500 American Legion Highway in Westport will hold their annual Book Fair Saturday, April 26 and May 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. On April 26 pastry and beverages will be available.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

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SouthCoast town election season in high gear

The SouthCoast town election season kicks into high gear next week, with voters heading to the polls in Acushnet, Fairhaven, Freetown and Lakeville on Monday; in Westport on Tuesday; and Rochester on Wednesday.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

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Candidate questionnaire: Nancy Rioux

In lieu of personal statements, SouthCoastToday.com asked candidates in contested races to fill out a brief Questionnaire.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

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Shattuck season opens with a trio of artists

Courtesy of Dedee Shattuck Gallery Jane South's 'Blue Ellipse' of 2007, made of hand-cut paper, ink, acrylic and basswood, is part of 'Articulated Structure,' which begins the exhibition season at Dedee Shattuck Gallery in Westport.

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School board sees bus costs double for FY15

The Westport School Committee approved a new bus contract over 50 percent higher than the previous agreement at their last meeting, and found the projected school transportation costs were hard to swallow.

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Westport News & Notes

Westport residents are invited to help set priorities for the Master Plan Update on Saturday April 12, from 9a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Westport Free Public Library, 408 Old County Rd. The first of four public input sessions, Workshop 1 will address goals and objectives for Open Space and Recreation; Natural Resources; and Water, Wastewater and ... (more)

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

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Letter: Opposes Westport preservation tax

Public policy debates and associated budget decisions generate a lot of heat, especially in Westport.

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Westport selectmen approve $1m for injured firefighter

Selectmen approved a request for more than $1 million to cover the medical treatment and rehabilitation of Firefighter Steven Lopes, 47, injured last month when he fell 30 feet from an icy roof while fighting a chimney fire.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

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Westport authorizes water study

As Westport continues to look into ways to solve its water woes, officials have expressed support of a water rate study to better plot future rates.

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