Vitorino leads Westport over Atlantis Charter, 66-43, in season opener
Domanick Vitorino scored 14 points to lead the Westport basketball team over Atlantis Charter School, 66-43, in their first game of … Read More
Wildcats look to improve as they overcome age and size issues
The Westport basketball team will be fighting an age and size battle this year. The Wildcats graduated six seniors, have only three … Read More
Tiverton plunge moves south to Fogland
TIVERTON — Due to ongoing construction at Grinnell’s Beach in Tiverton, this year’s New Year’s Day Penguin Plunge will be held … Read More
Traffic light coming to Bulgarmarsh, Fish roads
TIVERTON — The state Department of Transportation provided these dtetails about a a new traffic signal coming to the corner of Fish … Read More
Tiverton bank robber sentenced to prison
A Fall River man who stole a car in New Bedford in April, 2017, and used it later the same day as his getaway vehicle after robbing a … Read More
Westport voters agree to rescue of town treasury
Westport voters agreed to pay some urgent bills at Tuesday’s special town meeting at the high school. Four questions with a total … Read More
Obituaries
Calvin F. Tripp, 81, Westport Calvin F. Tripp, 81, of Westport, passed away Friday, December 7, 2018, at home surrounded by his loving family.  He was the husband of Winifred M. (Hasson) Tripp; they shared 61 years of …
Samuel Gregory Jonsson, 41, Westport Samuel Gregory Jonsson, 41, passed away on the morning of December 2, 2018. He leaves behind his three beautiful children, Brady Alan, 16, Anabelle Elizabeth, 12, and Katarina Ann, 11, and their …
Margo Peckham, 94, Westport Margo Peckham, 94, of Westport, passed away peacefully on December 4, 2018. She was born on May 10, 1924 in New Bedford, the daughter of Temple A. Corson and Margaret McGinty. Margo attended …

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