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RIDOT expects to open Interstate 195 ramp at Gano Street
EAST PROVIDENCE — Prodded for a comment after a recent outcry from area residents and business owners, the Rhode Island Department … Read More
Westport Town Administrator King to serve one final year
If the money is right, Westport Town Administrator Tim King will sign a one year contract extension but this one will be his … Read More
Lobsterman dies after going overboard from Tiverton-based boat
Tiverton Police report that a lobsterman on the Tiverton-based offshore lobster boat Sakonnet Lobster II went overboard and died early … Read More
Westport volleyball beats Holbrook 3-2, needs one more win to clinch tournament berth
In their biggest comeback of the season, the Westport girls volleyball team won three straight sets after being down 0-2, to beat … Read More
Westport River Center ribbon cutting/open house is October 19
The Westport River Watershed Alliance will welcome visitors to the River Center, their recently completed headquarters at the Head of … Read More
Westport field hockey dominates Fairhaven, 5-0
Unlike Fall where the leaves turn and drop from the trees, the once young Westport field hockey team has begun to blossom. The … Read More
Obituaries
Nancy Ward Urban, 70, Rehoboth, Westport Nancy Ward Urban, 70, of Rehoboth, Mass., died peacefully on Friday October 11, 2019, at her beloved antique home in Rehoboth surrounded by her two sons and husband.  She endured a ten-year …
Sally Davis Trowbridge, 87, Westport Sally Davis Trowbridge, 87, formerly of Providence, Westport, and Vero Beach, Florida, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 5, 2019. Sally was born on June 15, 1932, in Providence. She was …
Bonnie R. Stropp, 75, Westport Bonnie R. (Greene) Stropp, 75, of Westport, passed away on Sunday, October 6, 2019, at Charlton Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her beloved husband of 52 years,  Edward K. "Sandy" Stropp …

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