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Louis A. Almeida Jr., 66

Louis A. Almeida Jr., 66, died peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, at the Rhode Island Veterans Home. Born in Fall River, he was a son of the late Louis A. Almeida, Sr. and Louise (Rego) Almeida. Mr. Almeida worked as an electrician with Multi-State Electric and proudly served in the U.S. Navy on the USS

Helger’s helps out after water tank heist

Helger’s helps out after water tank heist WEST PORT — Thieves have hit the Westport Land Conservation Trust for the second time in two summers. This time someone made off with a water tank used to irrigate the newly planted fruit trees at the Mill Pond Conservation Area on Reed Road. There was a happy

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Pontoon boats to parade on Westport River Aug. 23

The second annual pPontoon Boat Parade will be held this summer on Sunday, Aug. 23. Last year, about a dozen boats participated in a lively parade through the East Branch of the Westport River culminating at the mouth of the West Branch. This year’s parade will assemble northwest of Spectacle Island in the East Branch

The natural-gas fired turbine at Tiverton Power churns out electricity inside the near-100 degree (on a hot day last Thursday) main building at Tiverton Power.

‘’Latest and greatest’ — Owners launch $80 M upgrade at Tiverton Power

  CAPTION — The natural-gas fired turbine at Tiverton Power churns out electricity inside the near-100 degree (on a hot day last Thursday) main building at Tiverton Power. TIVERTON — Tucked away down Progress Way, the lone resident of Tiverton’s sprawling Industrial Park was humming away at full throttle last Thursday. With temperatures in the low

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