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TIVERTON — Tiverton has no appetite so far to take sides in a lawsuit brought by a Portsmouth resident that challenges the legality of sports betting in Rhode Island, including at the Tiverton and … more
The Westport Fair opens its gates for the 63rd summer this Wednesday, July 17, to Sunday, July 21 at the Westport Fairgrounds, 200 Pine Hill Road. Featured will be the sort of fun and food that … more
Welcome to Westport Health Notes, a monthly column from the Westport Board of Health (BOH). The goal is to share information with our community about local issues and projects, public health alerts, … more
His attempt to solo climb the perilous interior of a Gooseberry Island World War II gunnery spotting tower ended most painfully for a young man on Monday, July 8, just after sunset. Although he … more
WESTPORT — The driver killed on Route 177 in Westport Saturday morning was driving a stolen motorcycle at a high rate of speed in the moments before the crash, Westport Police said in a Monday … more
On June 22, at approximately 8:36 p.m., the Westport Police Department received a phone call from a resident at 222 Blossom Road stating that her house had recently been broken into. Preliminary … more
WESTPORT — Facing a big pay cut delivered to him by Town Meeting voters, embattled town Treasurer Brad Brightman has proposed a plan that would have him quit his post less than halfway through the … more
WESTPORT — Selectman Bran Valcourt’s challenge to what he said is a ban on parking anywhere in the Westport Harbor area found no allies at a spirited Board of Selectmen meeting last week. In … more
TIVERTON — Over the expressed misgivings of a minority of three councilors, the Tiverton Taxpayers' Association (TTA) majority slate of four town councilors (Justin Katz, Rob Coulter, Donna Cook, and Nancy Driggs) voted Monday night at the June 24 Tiverton council meeting to hire Giovanni Cicione to be the permanent town solicitor. more
WESTPORT — Calls from several motorists came in to Westport Police at around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, regarding a red Ford pick-up truck being driven erratically. The truck was reported to … more
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