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By Bruce Burdett With daily glances at the calendar and weather forecast, swarms of workers are going all out in the woods of northeast Tiverton with the goal of buttoning up the new Twin … more
Their work to set rules for possible marijuana shops in town is far from done, but Planning Board members resolved last week to attempt two things in the meantime. After listening to public … more
Ann Marie Dargon, superintendent of Westport schools since 2013, will leave her post in June, 2018, after the close of the school year. The School Committee voted last Tuesday in executive session … more
Joseph Sgro, the 63-year-old owner of Outerlimits Offshore Powerboats in Bristol, was killed Thursday when his new Outerlimits SB 50 powerboat boat flipped in the Florida Keys. Mr. Sgro is the … more
By Bruce Burdett At a pair of meetings last week, the School Building Committee won the support of both the School Committee and Board of Selectmen for their plan to build a new $97.3 million … more
Field hockey team falls in playoffs (note: add quote from coach that she emailed you) The Westport Field Hockey team lost to Seekonk, 1-0, in a Mass State Field Hockey Tournament South Division II … more
Buzzards Bay Brewing in Westport is mourning the loss of its tent, another victim of the remnants of tropical storm Philippe. In an email, the company reported … “Meanwhile back on our farm, … more
WESTPORT — A minute after one caller reported a woman running on State Road near Whites Restaurant in Westport Saturday evening, another caller reported that a woman was on the ground and someone … more
She’s now the president of the Tiverton High School Gender-Sexuality Alliance (GSA) club, and, for her … more
Power has been restored to much, but not all, of Warren, after a windstorm Sunday night into Monday knocked out power to 150,000 Bristol County National Grid customers and more than 490,000 across … more
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