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Cape Cod Times
An incursion of historic proportions
E. Vernon Laux How many Snowy Owls are too many? These amazing birds are mesmerizing.
Fri Dec 20, 2013
Cell tower proposal stirs controversy in Westport
After numerous residents objected to a proposed 150-foot cell phone tower, citing its impact on their rural neighborhood, the Zoning Board of Appeals unanimously voted to continue the hearing until February.
Thu Dec 19, 2013
Lauren Daley: Spindle City Ballet to present 'The Nutcracker'
No ballet says Christmas like "The Nutcracker," and you have three chances to see it in town this holiday season.
Senior tennis matches: Senior tennis players age 60 and older of 3.0 to 3.5 ranking who live in Dartmouth, New Bedford or a surrounding town and are interested in senior tennis matches beginning May 2014, please contact Mike Hickey to register, 888-1110 or email email@example.com .
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Who Was Charlotte White?
We see her name on the street sign in the center of Westport: Charlotte White Road.
Independent auditor tells Westport to remain vigilant
Independent auditor Tony Roselli called for improved efficiency in the tax collector's office and at least several audits a year to be done by the town accountant, in an update he gave selectmen Monday night.
Unprecedented Incursion of Snowy Owls across the Cape and Islands
Snowy Owls are an irruptive species. Rarely, an invasion or irruption will occur and several or more may arrive as they move south in search of food.
Selectmen approve controversial liquor license
A public hearing on an application for a license to sell beer and wine at a North Westport convenience store brought a larger-than-expected crowd to the Dec. 9 meeting of the Board of Selectmen.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Expiring state policies slow solar development
Municipalities looking to bring new solar projects online are running into roadblocks as state policy struggles to keep up with renewable energy goals.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Cape Cod Times
Westport author was hand-picked to pen Mailer biography
When Fall River-born J. Michael Lennon was a student at Somerset High School in the late 1950s, he fell in love with the writings of longtime Cape resident and acclaimed author Norman Mailer.
Fall River bio lab could herald future of SouthCoast economy
For the struggling SouthCoast economy, it's the ultimate chicken-or-egg question.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Fairhaven charge Westport man with stealing copper piping in Fairhaven
Fairhaven police arrested William Lewis, 25, of Sodom Road, Westport Wednesday and charged him with cutting and removing copper piping from a house on Sconticut Neck Road in Fairhaven.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Westport students to take part in Hour of Code
The power of coding is bubbling up in some quarters in SouthCoast, with students gearing up for an Hour of Code at local colleges.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Westport grants controversial liquor license
After an hour-long public hearing, selectmen voted unanimously Monday to allow a Sanford Road convenience store to sell beer and wine.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Old churches get makeovers as homes
Some would knock on the door, like the unstable man who claimed he was Satan and had come to kill Jesus.
Adaptive reuse: Old churches remodeled into homes, offices, nightclubs
Alyn Carlson of Westport, Massachusetts, remodeled this nondenominational church from the early 20th century into a 4,000-square-foot home where she and her husband raised three children.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Clements' Market Buys Part of Family-Owned Westport Store
Clements' Market operator Tracy Anthony has purchased the grocery section of Lees' Market in Westport, MA, reports The Portsmouth Times .
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Lauren Daley - BookLovers: Lees made its mark in books
Every year from kindergarten to fifth grade, my class participated in the Lees Market Easter egg and Halloween art contests.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Police News On SouthCoastToday.Com
A Nov. 22 story by Standard-Times police beat reporter Curt Brown detailed the investigation of a Dartmouth Police Department sergeant who has been placed on paid administrative leave while the subject of an internal investigation by the department.
DEP keeps pressing Westport on THM levels in town water
With the state Department of Environmental Protection forcing the town to act on resolving its contaminated water supply problems, the Westport Board of Selectmen pored over their options at their last meeting.