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Westport Farmers Market offers week 2 lineup

Westport Farmers Market offers week 2 lineup

The opening day of the Westport Farmers Market took place on Saturday, June 14, at its new location – Westport Town Farm at 830 Drift Road. Several hundred people came out to enjoy the market. The wet weather on Friday night prevented the scheduled alpaca shearing demonstration by Golden Touch Alpaca Farm from taking place,

Candidates needed to challenge ‘rude’ school leaders

To the editor: The Wilbur McMahon School is experiencing real problems with an out-of-control School Committee. Members of that committee are rude and  dismissive of the public, parents, teachers, and students who attend  the meetings to express valid concerns over the education of students in the school. Despite an annual calendar of meetings posted at Town

Boatbuilding instructor Bill Phillips (right) and his class pose with the skiff they build before it is launched at Pirate Cove Marina's Tiverton facility last week. Richard W. Dionne Jr.

Big splash for good Tiverton skiff Tiger

Its Tiverton High School builders had been working on it for many months so it was only fitting that the good skiff Tiger get the full yacht treatment on launch day. After speeches, the 16-footer was hoisted into the air last Tuesday by Pirate Cove Marina’s (Tiverton branch) massive travel-lift. A bottle of bubbly (sparkling

Westport rescue truck.

Rescuers rush to dental center after some take ill

Patients and staff spilled outside into the fresh air and ambulances from towns around scrambled to help after several people began feeling ill at a busy Westport dental office late last Friday morning. When they received an 11 a.m. call for a possible gas leak and as many as 25 people feeling sick at the

libutti obituary

Albert C. Libutti, 71, Little Compton

Albert C. Libutti, 71, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, while doing what he loved, bicycling through the streets of Little Compton. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. Born in Providence, Albert was the son of the late Luigi and Amelia (Manzo) Libutti; husband of Susan (Crosby) Libutti and the late


Snyder Tennis Complex offers summer clinics, leagues

Westport’s Dianne B. Snyder Tennis Complex offers clinics and leagues for a wide range of skill levels and ages in the coming weeks. • Kids’ “Learn to Play” Tennis Clinics:  July 8 through August 14, Tuesday and Thursday mornings. These clinics are geared to elementary and middle school aged children who want to learn to