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No change in Westport’s school status despite town’s ‘red’ COVID situation

WESTPORT — Interim Superintendent Thomas F. Aubin issued the following bulletin Friday regarding the status of the Westport Community Schools relating to COVID-19 testing data released by the …
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Horses who help with healing
The sun was shining down brightly, but Rachel’s mind had clouded over as she sat alone in the middle of the Silva Spirit Farm … Read More
Spooky show wins Tiverton approval but it all proves too much for creator to handle
TIVERTON — Shawn Kelly, architect and builder of the haunted yard, house and trail at Buck’s Way, has told Tiverton officials that … Read More
Gary Reese resigns as Westport schools superintendent
 WESTPORT — The Westport School Committee announced Monday that Superintendent Dr. Gary Reese, who has been on a leave of absence … Read More
At-home Westport student tests positive for virus
WESTPORT — Interim Superintendent Thomas F. Aubin reported Thursday night that a student in the Westport Community School district … Read More
Westport plans rolling parade for Veterans Day
Westport will hold a rolling parade of veterans followed by a brief ceremony at Beech Grove Cemetery on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, the … Read More
Tiverton girds for a growth spurt
By Bruce Burdett TIVERTON — With a number of big developments in the pipeline and commuter rail headed this way, Tiverton faces a … Read More

Obituaries
Robert R. Borden III, 78, Westport Robert Remington Borden, III, fondly known as “Bordo” by his peers and “Bampa Bob” by his grandchildren, age 78, of Westport Harbor, passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, …
Carol A. Novo, 77, Westport Carol A. (Mello) Novo, 77, of Westport, passed away on Monday, October 12, 2020, at Hathaway Manor. She was the wife of the late Albert Novo; they shared 54 years of marriage. Mrs. Novo was born …
Kendrick M. Snyder, 71, Westport Harbor Kendrick Maxwell Snyder, 71, of Westport Harbor, passed away on Thursday, October 1, 2020, at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the husband of Anne (Brayton) Snyder to whom he has been married for …

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