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Vineyard issues Samurai Sprint 5K challenge

Westport Rivers Winery and Vineyard introduces the Westport’s first mud-run/obstacle course 5K on Saturday, July 19. The Samurai Sprint Mud Race was designed not only to be one of the most challenging and fun 5K mud races but also to help people get involved in a world vision to help others. The event supports Waves

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You get it at your local news stand. You get it on your computer. Now you can get it in the palm of your hand. Your hometown news is now available on your smart phone or tablet as East Bay Newspapers introduces its new mobile app. The app is now available on both the iPhone

Westport's pickle expert Dan George.

Westport Farmers Market offers week 2 lineup

The opening day of the Westport Farmers Market took place on Saturday, June 14, at its new location – Westport Town Farm at 830 Drift Road. Several hundred people came out to enjoy the market. The wet weather on Friday night prevented the scheduled alpaca shearing demonstration by Golden Touch Alpaca Farm from taking place,

Boatbuilding instructor Bill Phillips (right) and his class pose with the skiff they build before it is launched at Pirate Cove Marina's Tiverton facility last week. Richard W. Dionne Jr.

Big splash for good Tiverton skiff Tiger

Its Tiverton High School builders had been working on it for many months so it was only fitting that the good skiff Tiger get the full yacht treatment on launch day. After speeches, the 16-footer was hoisted into the air last Tuesday by Pirate Cove Marina’s (Tiverton branch) massive travel-lift. A bottle of bubbly (sparkling

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Rescuers rush to dental center after some take ill

Patients and staff spilled outside into the fresh air and ambulances from towns around scrambled to help after several people began feeling ill at a busy Westport dental office late last Friday morning. When they received an 11 a.m. call for a possible gas leak and as many as 25 people feeling sick at the


Snyder Tennis Complex offers summer clinics, leagues

Westport’s Dianne B. Snyder Tennis Complex offers clinics and leagues for a wide range of skill levels and ages in the coming weeks. • Kids’ “Learn to Play” Tennis Clinics:  July 8 through August 14, Tuesday and Thursday mornings. These clinics are geared to elementary and middle school aged children who want to learn to

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Betty A. Cabral, 70, formerly of Westport

Betty A. Cabral, 70, of New Bedford, passed away on Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Alden Court Nursing Care & Rehabilitation Center, Fairhaven, after a long illness. She was the daughter of the late Antone S. and Dorothy B. (Rounds) Cabral. Born in Fall River, she had resided in Westport for most of her life