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Since June, Little Compton Historical Society workers have uncovered more than 1,000 artifacts from a 180-square foot construction trench at the Wilbor House, the society's headquarters on … more
Volunteers at the Westport Food Pantry are seeing greater need for their services as rising inflation impacts the price of food, and they are predicting a particularly busy holiday season. The … more
The Westport soccer team shutout Holbrook 3-0 on Tuesday after crushing previously undefeated Atlantis Charter School 6-0 on Saturday. The Wildcats improved their undefeated season record to 6-0 and … more
Armed with a picker and bucket, Anthony “Tony” Silvia Jr., 66, has spent a majority of his life patrolling the beaches at the end of Town Way to keep the shoreline spotless. A lifelong … more
The severely shoaling federal channel into and out of the Westport River is causing nearly daily groundings, forced one commercial boat owner to abandon his berth at the town dock altogether, and is … more
This girls varsity soccer team may be the youngest Westport Middle-High School team ever as the majority of the girls are seventh and eighth graders with just two juniors, three sophomores, a … more
Monday, Sept. 12 A 911 caller reported a car accident on Horseneck Road at 8:41 a.m. Another accident was called in from State Road just after 9 a.m. A caller reported suspicious activity on … more
Westport's Community Youth Rowing race team won big at the Gloucester Gig Rowers' annual Harbor Race held Saturday on Gloucester Harbor, and Westport's adult rowers fared well too, bringing home … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The new month marked a new season for the athletes at the city-bases Rhode Island Fencing Academy, who took part in the Boston Fencing Club sponsored Regional Junior/Cadet … more
Members of the Westport Select Board last Monday defended their decision to settle a lawsuit brought by a cell phone tower contractor, saying they did the best they could for the town in the face of … more
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