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Westport police logs: Man faces multiple charges after domestic incident

Monday, August 1 A 911 caller from Melissa Beth Way reported a burglar alarm at 8:47 a.m.. A caller from Briggs Road reported a civil dispute at 10:16 a.m. A caller from Sanford Road …
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LGBTQ+ Network mobilizes as monkeypox arrives
With at least one case of monkeypox confirmed in southeastern Massachusetts, the South Coast LGBTQ+ Network will hold a public health … Read More
Save your clams: Westport Shellstock is Saturday
Shellstock is coming this Saturday, and organizers are hoping a date change to summer will help bring in even more funds for the … Read More
Gravestone cleaners promise a clean slate in Little Compton
As the sun set on a beautiful summer night, a handful of local volunteers spent one recent evening scraping away at some of Little … Read More
Mayflower Wind launches virtual exhibition room
PORTSMOUTH — Mayflower Wind, the developer of an offshore wind energy lease area located off the coast of Massachusetts that could … Read More
Portsmouth: Mayflower Wind reps grilled about cable route
PORTSMOUTH — During an informational meeting before the Town Council Tuesday night, Mayflower Wind representatives were peppered … Read More
Photos: Rain's on the way; will it be enough for the farmers?
Farmers across Westport and Little Compton have been watching for rain for months and up until this week, had little reason to be … Read More
Obituaries
Nancee Meeker, 71, Westport and East Orange, NJ Nancy Dale Meeker was born April 27, 1951, in East Orange, N.J. Her family settled in Rumson, N.J., and her childhood years were spent in the surrounding seashore towns. Nancee graduated from …
Barbara Harrison Watson, 89, Westport Barbara H. Watson, a 45-year resident of Little Compton, died peacefully on July 12, 2022, at the age of 89 in Orange County, Calif. Growing up outside Boston, Barbara spent her childhood summers …
Robert L. Jenkins, 94, Westport Robert L. Jenkins, 94, of Westport and Naples, Fla., passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2022, at N. Naples Community Hospital. He was the husband of Annie (Hawes) Hogg Jenkins and the late Nancy J. …
Leonard J. Bonnell, 87, Westport Leonard Joseph Bonnell passed away most peacefully at his Westport, Mass., home on July 16, 2022. Born in Boston April 20, 1935, the son of Nora and Wilford Bonnell. Graduated Medford High in …

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