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Learn to skate with South Coast Panthers Youth Hockey 

Learn to skate with South Coast Panthers Youth Hockey 

The South Coast Panthers offers programs for boys and girls ages 4-10 from Rhode Island to the Bourne Bridge. Session 1 starts Sept 21 and lasts eight weeks every Sunday from 8:30-9:20 a.m. Cost, $85. Sessons are instructed by USA Hockey certified coaches at the Hetland Ice Rink in New Bedford. Contact Wendy Barros at Barros.Panthers,,


Open Houses: 27 scheduled in region this week

The following open houses are scheduled throughout the East Bay this weekend, Aug. 9-10: Barrington 19 Chapin Road — Sunday, Aug. 10, 1-3 p.m. Cape, 4, 2, $529,000. Wiliam Raveis, Sheila Clark Lundy, 401-749-5503. 143 Middle Highway — Sunday, Aug. 10, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Ranch, 3, 2.5, $375,000. Residential Properties, Chris Ardente, 401-245-9600. 4 Deep

Farmers' Market: Butterflies, duckies and Westport wines.

Farmers’ Market: Butterflies, duckies and Westport wines

The steady, cool rain this past weekend broke the seven-week streak of beautiful summer weekends, but was not enough to deter the regular weekly visitors at the Westport Farmers’ Market.  Those devotees of locally grown, just-picked produce showed up, wearing rain jackets and with umbrellas in hand.  The summer harvest is coming in strong now.

'River Rat' Owen removes a crab from his net.

Calling all River Rats

Youngsters are invited to explore the shore with the Westport River Watershed Alliance’s River Rats program. River Rats is for children ages 3-6 interested in learning more about the creatures that call the beach home. Each session will feature an hour at the beach during which participants will listen for shore birds, use nets to