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Confused about Westport’s Town Meeting? How it works, the process and procedure, and more? On Wednesday evening, Westport middle schoolers become the teachers. The eighth grade class will … more
State Representative Michelle McGaw  (District 71, Tiverton, Little Compton and Portsmouth) had special guests when the House celebrated St. Patrick's Day Thursday: Organizers of the world's … more
Adamsville turns green Sunday afternoon, March 17, when the village hosts its third annual “World’s Shortest St. Paddy’s Day parade.” Afterwards, there will be corned beef and cabbage … more
Chuck Kinnane loves organizing the World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day parade , which this year runs Sunday, March 17 in Adamsville. But his wife jokes that it's all she ever hears about. … more
Thomas Harrington was only 19 when he died this past May after a decade-long battle with Ewing Sarcoma. But in his final years, the Little Compton resident accomplished things many can only dream of … more
They began on the other side of the world, but the mass protests over women’s rights that began in Iran a year ago continue to echo across the globe. Those reverberations reach Westport late … more
With the fall’s approach there’s seemingly a festival around every corner. The week after next, a brand new one kicks off its inaugural run at the   Westport Fairgrounds. The … more
What’s quickly becoming a treasured Little Compton tradition returns in two weeks, when hundreds of residents from across town gather at the Commons for the fourth annual Community Dinner. … more
The Westport Democratic Town Committee will host Peter Fenn , a long-time consultant to Democratic presidential candidates, at a meeting at the Dedee Shattuck Gallery on Saturday, Sept. 16. … more
There's still time to sponsor an entry in Mass Audubon's much-anticipated Duck Derby, which races this Friday, August 25. The popular fund-raiser annually features thousands of rubber ducks … more
Little Compton artist Ian Silvia, of Fried Glass Studios, has begun a month-long residency at Westport Woods. Silvia, who works primarily in glass, metal and stone, will be working in Westport … more
Shellstock is coming in just over two weeks, and organizers hoping to raise funds to keep the town's shellfish stocks healthy are dedicating the event in honor of long-time shore engineer, assistant … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Riverside quite literally takes center stage on the city's community calendar in the coming days and weeks, beginning this weekend with the inaugural Crescent Park Carousel … more
The Westport Fair starts Wednesday. Now in its 68th year, the fair runs five days through Sunday, July 16. It will be held at the Westport fairgrounds at 200 Pine Hill Road. Admission is $5 and … more
Dave Palmer, who for years worked behind the scenes to organize Westport's Fourth of July parade, will take center stage as Grand Marshal when the procession steps out onto Main Street at 10 a.m. … more
A traditional Wampanoag mishoon and Native American culture take center stage at The Westport River Watershed Alliance 's annual River Day festival, which runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this coming … more
Westport will mark Memorial Day with a parade and ceremony this coming Monday, May 29. The parade begins with a wreath laying, rifle salute and the playing of Taps at the World War I monument in … more
The Westport River Watershed Alliance had a good turnout at its electronics recycling day last Saturday. Residents brought in a few thousand pounds of old computers, monitors, TVs and miscellaneous … more
Coastal Neighbors Network, which provides in-home services for seniors in Westport and Dartmouth, will tour eight gardens in South Dartmouth’s historic Russells Mills Village Wednesday, June … more
The Barrington Land Conservation Trust kicks off its 2023 Land Trust Learning Series on Monday, April 3, at 6:30 p.m. with a presentation on saltmarsh degradation by Mark Bertness at the Barrington … more
If the Irish saying goes that 'Two people shorten the road,' does a whole parade of people do the same? Adamsville will find out Saturday afternoon. Adamsville’s World's Shortest St. … more
Save Saturday, March 18 on your calendar — this could only take a few minutes. The "World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade" is coming back, a year after the Kinnane brothers of … more
PORTSMOUTH — The CFP Arts Wellness Community Hall, 933 Anthony Road, is the site for two upcoming information forums on the topic of offshore wind. “Offshore Wind and the … more
If you haven't taken a tour through Westport's new Middle High School, Saturday's a good chance. The cutting edge school, which opened in September 2021, is now firing on all cylinders, with … more
A new exhibition featuring 22 historical panoramic views of Westport opens Thursday, Jan. 3 at the Westport Free Public Library, presenting astonishing expansive visions of the landscape as well as … more
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