Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Westport

Westport

State Representative Paul A. Schmid (D-Westport) and Senator Anne M. Gobi (D-Spencer), co-chairs of the Joint Committee on the Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture, joined the Environmental League of Massachusetts and other environmental advocates at the State House to promote a “green budget” initiative for the Fiscal Year 2017 budget cycle. They are pushing for a “modest increase in funding...

You won’t hear gunfire, won’t hear anything but the hum of a fan, neighbors were repeatedly promised by the would-be builder of an indoor gun range alongside homes in north Tiverton. That’s not how it turned out. Even indoors, those same neighbors now endure muffled gunfire morning to night. Over that constant louder-than-expected fan, they say they experience the near non-stop concussive...

Confirmation last week of the death of a missing Cranston, RI, man has refueled speculation that a body discovered off Westport last August might be that of 36-year-old Kerry Mello. Rhode Island State Police last week confirmed that Mr. Mello is indeed dead but released no other details. Mr. Mello, the father of three, was last seen by his girlfriend...

To the editor: Kate Levin’s so-called commentary that was published in last week’s issue of Shorelines is actually an edited version of the press release that her public relations and marketing enterprise Verve Creative Solutions recently produced for the Westport Rivers Winery. The owners of the winery probably felt the need for some public relations as they are being sued...

  Developer hopes for public/private funding mix By Tom Killin Dalglish [email protected] TIVERTON — Town Council members grilled representatives of Legacy Development for three-and-a-half hours Monday over the Kansas firm’s plans to build an outlet shopping center on 130 acres of the Tiverton Business Park. The meeting was "preliminary," Legacy representatives and council members kept saying. It was also scattershot with a wide range...

Fairhaven resident Dan Logan will share his photos and stories when the Paskamansett Bird Club meets at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 10, at the Community Hall of Friends Meeting, 739 Horseneck Road, South Dartmouth. Mr. Logan will show images of birds he photographed during 2015, both close to home in Bristol County, and farther away in the extreme north...

It’s among the region’s favorite sledding hills and, without trees or traffic, safer than some. But there have been accidents at Smith Hill (aka, Bone Hill and, incorrectly, Potato Hill), a couple of them serious enough that rescue was needed. With snow finally here, the Westport Fire Department visited the hill last week for this month’s Thursday night training drill. “We constantly...

Madeleine A. (Thiboutot) Marois, 71, of Westport, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Wilfrid J. Marois. Born in Fall River, daughter of the late Octave R. and Marie B. (Cote) Thiboutot, she had resided in Westport for most of her life. Prior to her retirement, she...

To the editor: Labeling GMO’s (genetically modified organisms) now is important because if we do not put laws on the books that favor labeling, we may lose the legal ability to ever put a label on GMO foods in the future. The grocery lobby and biotech industry are making efforts to pass legislation on a federal level that would prohibit labeling. ...

Confirmation last week of the death of a missing Cranston, RI, man has refueled speculation that a body discovered off Westport last August might be that of 36-year-old Kerry Mello. Rhode Island State Police last week confirmed that Mr. Mello is indeed dead but released no other details. Mr. Mello, the father of three, was last seen by his girlfriend...

- Advertisement -

STAY CONNECTED

10,864FansLike
235Subscribers+1
186FollowersFollow
3,335FollowersFollow
94SubscribersSubscribe
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -