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Parade wat chefs sprint for shelter as the skies let loose. (ALEX WATROUS PHOTOS)

Doing the Arthur quick-step Parade order: High-tail it to the high school

Doing the Arthur quick-step Parade order: High-tail it to the high school

  What started as a Fourth of July parade turned into a sprint for marchers and spectators alike Friday morning as Hurricane Arthur’s thunderstorms approached. Skies — and the weather radar — looked ominous as the parade assembled at the corner of Hixbridge and Main roads early Friday. Rain, and lots of it, was moving

Better rules would produce fisheries fairness

To the editor: (Addressed to Peter DeFazio, Committee on Natural Resources, US House of Representatives) As the Mayor of New Bedford, the nation’s highest dollar-value fishing port for the past 13 years, I have closely followed the Committee on Natural Resources’ work on the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA). Fishing is an essential and

dunham woods walk

Dunham’s Brook woods walk is Thursday

Join Westport Land Conservation Trust  Stewardship Manager Jesse Ferreira this Thursday, July 3,  from 1-3 p.m. for a walk through Dunham’s Brook Conservation Area on Main Road, Westport. See the new trail improvements that are under way at one of the largest conservation areas in Westport. Walk through cultivated fields and important wetlands and learn

WHS women grads: Westport town government needs you

To the editor: Sincere congratulations to the bright young women who figured prominently in Westport High School’s 2014 graduation ceremonies. Valedictorian, co-salutatorians, class president, vice-president. All  women. All leaders. All smart and motivated. As I read about these accomplished young women, I wondered if they would be welcomed into leadership positions within future Westport  town

The tent begins to fill at a previous Westport Land Trust Barn Dance.

Westport Land Trust’s 10th Barn Dance is July 26

The Westport Land Conservation Trust invites all to its 10th annual Barn Dance. “The event of the summer” is scheduled to take place Saturday, July 26, at the Barnett’s Farm, 200 Cornell Road, Westport, from 6 to 10 p.m. Tickets include a barbecued rib dinner with a vegetarian option catered by Wes’ Rib House of