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Westport: Weatherlow alcohol, entertainment licenses approved after debate
Westport selectmen approved entertainment and wine and beer licenses for four summertime evening events at Weatherlow Farm on Sodom … Read More
Tiverton Fire Captain Committo suspended without pay
Statement by Tiverton Town Administrator Jan Reitsma regarding Tiverton Fire Department Captain Craig Committo June 18, 2019 "As … Read More
Welcome to Westport Woods Park
The sun was shining (not a given in this wet spring) as over 400 people gathered Sunday to celebrate the opening of Westport Woods … Read More
Westport's own solar farm dedicated to Tony Connors
Westport is home to a host of solar farms these days with a bunch more in the works, but back when one was first envisioned for the … Read More
R.I. Capitol Police launches recruitment campaign
PROVIDENCE — A recruitment campaign for new Capitol Police Officers begins June 16, Colonel James M. Manni, Superintendent of … Read More
Westport planners pummel solar plan
WESTPORT — They may or may not be able to change or stop it, but Planning Board members made their displeasure with an especially … Read More
Obituaries
Beverly C. Lees, 81, Westport Beverly C. (Reed) Lees, 81, of Westport, passed away on Monday, June 17, 2019, at Hathaway Manor Extended Care Facility. She was the wife of the late Charles W. Lees. Mrs. Lees was born in New …
Janice Maynard, 91, formerly of Westport Janice (Braley) Maynard, 91, formerly of Westport and Fairhaven, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019, in Sacred Heart Nursing Home. She was the loving widow of Norman B. Maynard. Born in New …
Mary D. Rousseau, 81, Westport Mary D. (Medeiros) Rousseau, 81, of Westport, passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at Hope Hospice Philip Hulitar Center. She was the wife of the late Henri J. Rousseau. Mrs. Rousseau was born …

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