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Towers' implosion Saturday will set world record

After towering over Mt. Hope Bay for a decade, the bells toll this weekend for the two massive Brayton Point power plant cooling towers, which are scheduled to be imploded at approximately 8 a.m. …
Stop & Shop stalemate continues
The stalemate between the parent company of Stop & Shop Supermarkets and five local unions of United Food & Commercial Workers in … Read More
Red Dory welcomes spring, new owner
TIVERTON — There would be no easing into Aaron DeRego’s next step in the restaurant business. The former chef/co-owner of … Read More
Little Compton continues to ponder solar rules
LITTLE COMPTON — For the fourth time since last October, the Little Compton Town Council last Thursday evening took under … Read More
Goose continues slow recovery from arrow wound
The condition of “Pierce,” the Canada goose shot by an arrow (possibly in the vicinity of the Bourne Mill Apartments in north … Read More
Harkins won’t seek recount in close Westport Board of Health race
WESTPORT — Bill Harkins said Thursday afternoon that he will not seek a recount after all of the close election race for Westport … Read More
Tiverton Police: Don’t donate to questionable beekeeper ‘victim’
Tiverton police are cautioning people against giving money to an on-line fundraiser until they can learn more about a Facebook report … Read More
Obituaries
Paul A. Hebert, 83, Westport Paul A. Hebert, 83, of Westport, passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at St. Luke's Hospital. He was the husband of the late Ann M. (Courtemanche) Hebert. Mr. Hebert was born in Fall River, son …
Judith Beavan, 83, of Westport Judith (Miller) Beavan, 83, of Westport, passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at Hathaway Manor following a brief struggle with esophageal cancer. She was the daughter of the late Gerald and …
Legal Notices
Westport Legal Notices – April 18, 2019

These Legal Notices were published in the Westport Shorelines on April 18, 2019.

Westport Legal Notices – April 4, 2019

Westport Legal Notices – Sept. 27, 2018

Sports
Young Westport sharpshooter was perfect when it counted Bailey Howell admits she was a little down when she woke up the morning of Sunday, March 24. The previous day, she had competed in the Elks Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest in Portland, Maine. Bailey …
Tigers triumph at cheerleading states again The state champion Tiverton cheerleaders pose for a team photo after their Rhode Island Small Division victory Saturday. Front row from left are Juliana Manousos, Mackenzie Galhardo, Charline Silva, …
Clutch Westport shooting holds off hard-charging Nantucket The road (and ferry) warrior Westport girls basketball team scored an upset playoff victory over Nantucket late Wednesday afternoon as a snowstorm approached. The 13-seed Wildcats beat the 4-seed …
Westport girls score playoff upset on Nantucket In a game moved up a couple hours because of the threat of snow, the underdog Westport girls basketball team scored a playoff victory over Nantucket late Wednesday afternoon. The 13-seed Wildcats …
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Opinion
Letter: Thank you to all who helped in kayak rescue To the editor: I want to thank all the people who saved my life on April 17.  I want to thank the man on the Tiverton dock who called for help. I would like to thank anyone else who was able …
Grateful to those who helped my Westport Board of Health run To the editor: Thank you to all the voters and supporters of my successful campaign for the Westport Board of Health. It was a great learning experience for me and I met a lot of wonderful people. …
Letter from a kayaker: Thank you to Tiverton first responders and St. Anne's Hospital To the editor: I want to thank all the people who saved my life on April 17.  I want to thank the man on the Tiverton dock who called for help. I would like to thank anyone else who was …
Editorial: Ray Jones Dog Park — fine idea Dartmouth has a dog park, as do Portsmouth, Fall River and lots of towns all around. Tiverton and Westport don’t have dog parks yet but could and should. Unlike bike paths, which these towns …

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