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Open Houses: 32 planned in area this weekend

Open Houses: 32 planned in area this weekend

Whether you’re looking for your next dream home, selling your home and want to check out the competition, or just want to check out how your neighbors decorate, start your search each Friday on with the weekly open house listings. This weekend, 32 open houses are planned around the East Bay, in Barrington, Bristol, Little

A sailor's valentine called "Bouquet in Scallop Shells" was among those stolen last Friday.

Search continues for stolen Sailor’s Valentines

Police continue their hunt for 11 intricate Sailor’s Valentines stolen from Marguerite’s Restaurant overnight on Friday, Aug. 15. The pieces, painstakingly crafted by local artist Barbara Chadwick and valued at over $15,000, were removed from the 778 Main Road restaurant’s walls during a night-time break-in through a restaurant window. The break-in was discovered the next

James J. Sweeney, 84, of Westport

James J. Sweeney, 84, of Westport, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 18, 2014, at home. He was the husband of Phyllis (Evans) Sweeney, they were married for 46 years. Mr. Sweeney served in the Marine corps from 1947–1951 and attended Michigan State University from 1951–1956, graduating with a B.S. in police science and administration. 

Claire M. Acheson, 86, Westport

Claire M. Acheson, 86, of Westport, passed away quietly on August 15, 2014 at St. Anne’s Hospital after a brief illness.  Born in New Bedford, she was married to the late James W. Acheson for 50 years. A graduate of New Bedford High School and Kinyon Campbell Business School, she worked for 38 years as

This home in the Acoaxet area of Westport faces the Atlantic Ocean, with views from every room, as well as a wrap-around porch. It also includes an in-law area, with separate bedroom, bathroom and entrance.

House of the Week: Sweeping coastal view

  The town of Westport, Mass., is known for its beautiful countryside, lush farmland, a historic past and its sun-splashed coastline. The Colonial-style home at 9 Hurricane Lane is a six-bedroom residence nestled in the Acoaxet seaside neighborhood. A quintessential New England homestead, it offers expansive views of the Atlantic Ocean from almost every room. Built in 1956, there


Wise, Witty, and Wicked Women

Professional Storyteller Karen Chace will delight you with irresistible stories of love, enchantment and humor based upon folktales from around the globe. Chace has been sharing stories professionally since 2000, performing both nationally and internationally and has received numerous awards. She writes for National Storytelling Magazine and her book, “Story by Story: Building a Student Storytelling