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Former Westport highway chief gets two years' probation
Harold "Jack" Sisson, the former Westport highway chief, was sentenced to two years of probation Friday after being found guilty of larceny of town equipment.
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RAW need when it comes to Haiti's orphans
Corey Gifford has opened a RAW Haiti office at 1151 Main Road, Westport; you can buy art by Haitian artists and Haitian orphans; money raised will be used to buy clean drinking water for orphans.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Farmer's Market welcomes Thatcher Harrison
If you enjoy jazz, rock and roll, rhythm and blues, or classical pieces, you are going to love the music of Thatcher Harrison, a very talented young musician who has been performing at a variety of venues throughout New England.
Trustees of Reservations: Kayak the Upper East Branch, 9 a.m.-noon July 12. $30 members, $40 non-members.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Handy House opens for the summer
When the Westport Historical Society reopens the doors of the 300 year-old Handy House for free tours on Saturday, July 12, it promises to be a unique experience for visitors in a number of ways.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Westport woman caught Nazi spy
In World War II, valor was not limited to the front lines, and patriotism was not gender-specific.
Weekend kayak trip set on Westport River
The Trustees of Reservations and Westport Land Conservation Trust are offering a kayak trip on the Westport River Saturday, July 12, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. The leisurely paddle down the Upper East Branch will give participants a view of some of the properties that have been preserved in recent years, including Westport Town Farm.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Westport salutes longtime zoning board member Clayton Harrison
When town resident Clayton Harrison first began on the Zoning Board of Appeals, Lyndon B. Johnson was president and The Beatles were still making albums.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Smith Neck Friends Meeting: Annual Flea Market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. July 5. Books, furniture, antiques and household items.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Lloyd Center sponsors local beach walk series
The communities of the Southcoast of Massachusetts are a part of the sea: they have been geographically, historically, and biologically shaped by its presence.
Cape Cod Times
Coastal viticultural group marks 30th anniversary
Somewhere out there is a grape with your name on it, destined to become your favorite New England-produced wine.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Online Only: How the humble cod built the Massachusetts Bay Colony
The importance of the cod fishing industry to the colonial economy cannot be overstated that's why "The Sacred Cod" still hangs in the House of Representatives chamber in the State House today.
Fall River Scholarship Foundation awards $25K
Dr. Thomas Jean, physician at Providence VA Medical Center, was the guest speaker at the Fall River Scholarship Foundation awards night June 17 at White's of Westport, where Fall River students received $25,000 in scholarships.
Brian J. Lowney: Upcoming dog shows worth the drive
When I visited my first dog show more than 34 years ago, little did I know that a door was opening to a sport that would change the course of my life.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
Wheel thieves hit SouthCoast again
Thieves are stealing tires and rims from cars and trucks in the dead of night across SouthCoast, leaving people with hefty bills and no wheels, police say.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
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Girl Scouts of Rhode Island has a new name
Girl Scouts of Rhode Island, Inc. has chosen a new name to be more inclusive of the Massachusetts towns that are part of the organization.
Today in SouthCoast
Dartmouth's farmers market is the place to grab fresh produce today, along with local artisan foods.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Fall River man dies in motorcycle crash
A 67-year-old Fall River man was killed Monday when his motorcycle went off the road and apparently hit a tree along Interstate 195, the district attorney's office said.
Sun Jun 15, 2014
Westport officials plugged in on Lincoln Park project
Town officials will be kept up to speed on all road developments connected to a nearby Dartmouth housing development at the former Lincoln Park amusement park site.
Dartmouth 350: A tale of two towns in one
In one part of town, there are large undeveloped swaths of land, a state university, a sprawling shopping district and a growing medical community.