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Pontoon boats to parade on Westport River Aug. 23

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

James (Jim) Hay Hudner, 89, Westport

James (Jim) Hay Hudner, 89, passed away peacefully on August 5 in Westport, MA where he has lived since 1984 with his recently deceased wife, Florence Hatch Hudner. Jim was born in Fall River, Massachusetts on October 17, 1925, son of Thomas Jerome Hudner and Mary Elizabeth Brown. After graduating from Phillips Academy Andover, he

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State Police, DEM announce increased water DUI patrols

PROVIDENCE — State Police, DEM increase effort to curb intoxicated boating Marine Units teams from both groups increase presence on waterways. The Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Division of Law Enforcement recently announced Marine Units from both groups will be patrolling the waterways throughout

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Seamus Galligan and Mike Laureanno in Dartmouth

Seamus Galligan is a New Bedford-based musician whose voice and songwriting echo Nick Drake and Donovan yet somehow still sound all his own. Mike Laureanno is old school songwriting at its best. Poignant themes and heartfelt imagery that allow the listener to experience a slice of Americana through the eyes of the quintessential everyman. WHERE: Dartmouth Grange,

Robert E. Kirby, 76, Westport

Robert E. Kirby, 76, of Westport, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of the late Mariette R. (Carmoni) Kirby. Born in Fall River, son of the late Clarence E. and Edith (Medeiros) Kirby, he was a lifelong resident of Westport. Prior to his retirement in

Norma K. Judson, 83, Westport

Dedicated to local history, restoration Westport Woman of Year 2011 Norma K. Judson, 83, of Westport Point, daughter of the late Evelyn Beatrice (Corey) and Sheldon Burke Judson. A graduate of New Bedford High School, Class of 1949 and Bates College, she did graduate work at Boston University. After a brief teaching career, she opened

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