Enright and Vestas enjoy stay, but it’s back to the Leg 9 grind

Bristol resident, Vestas 11th Hour Racing skipper Charlie Enright and his team left Newport with the Volvo Ocean Race fleet as they started Leg 9 on Sunday afternoon. The fleet is racing 3300 …
Despite a blowout loss, Westport is still in the playoff hunt
It has been feast or famine for the Westport High School baseball team lately. On Monday, the team lost to West Bridgewater by a … Read More
Police arrest Westport man for child porn
A lengthy investigation by the Massachusetts State Police Cyber Crime Unit (CCU) / Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force led to … Read More
Introducing … Mr. Westport! A night of talent and humor
The winner of the 16th annual Mr. Westport competition expressed himself “surprised” that he was crowned Mr. … Read More
Motocross park suffers narrow council defeat
TIVERTON — A proposed amendment to the Tiverton zoning ordinance, that would have allowed the installation of a motocross park at … Read More
Discuss Westport’s budget at a public session Saturday
All are invited to discuss Annual Town Meeting matters in a setting less formal than Town Meeting, which is coming up on Tuesday, … Read More
Ag Trust seals 63-acre land deal near Commons
LITTLE COMPTON — A major land acquisition, that is likely to have far-reaching consequences for the Town of Little Compton, was … Read More
Affordable housing on the Commons?
LITTLE COMPTON — While affordable housing is off the table as a possible use for the 63-acre property just acquired by the Little … Read More
Little Compton police: Two charged with drug offenses
LITTLE COMPTON — Two Little Compton men have been charged with drug offenses, one dating back to December 15, 2017, the details … Read More
Tiverton bank theft suspect nabbed in Bristol
TIVERTON — A man suspected of committing a robbery of the north Tiverton branch of Bank Newport on April 2 was arrested Monday in … Read More
Obituaries
Lucien Guy Reny, 90, of Weston, Mass.

Lucien Guy Reny passed peacefully at his home in Weston, Mass., surrounded by loved ones on Sunday, April 22, 2018, after treatment at Dana-Farber and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Born on …

Ellen Janice McHugh, 69, of Westport

Ernest J. Santos, 86, of Westport

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Opinion
Letter: Homeowner’s attack on WHC members is inappropriate The Town of Westport, like most towns in our state, has a Demolition Bylaw. This bylaw was established according to the provisions of the state building code, enacted for the purpose of preserving …
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Time to Stamp Out Hunger — at your mailbox It’s that time of year when kind individuals, such as yourselves, can help the less fortunate in our area. How? By leaving non-perishable food by your mailbox or on your porch, to be picked up …
Sports
Westport tennis loses to Case The Westport High School tennis team lost a non-league home match to Case 4-1 on Monday afternoon. The loss drops the team’s overall record to 6-8.  “Case is having their best season in …
Westport tennis preview: Young team sparked by seventh grader The Westport High School tennis team lost their match to Fairhaven 2-3 on Friday afternoon. The Wildcats are now 3-4 overall and are 1-3 in the May Flower League. While the team is struggling in …
Westport girls softball crushes Connelly in first victory The Westport girls softball team crushed Bishop Connolly 17-5 in 5 innings in a home game on Monday afternoon. The Wildcats bats came alive as they won their first game of the season to improve to a …

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