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John Hoey/UMass Dartmouth

Over 200 Local Students Help to Feed Hungry

Over 200 area high school students spent this afternoon packaging 10,000 meals for the hungry during an event at UMass Dartmouth.

It's part of the Leduc Center's Youth Civic Engagement Summit, which featured a workshop for students on using the power of speech to make change and food-packaging to raise awareness about hunger

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Ian Hitchcock / Stringer
Ian Hitchcock / Stringer

Hundreds of Guns, Ammo Seized from Westport Home

A Westport man faces serious charges after police seize hundreds of firearms from his home.

According to the Standard Times, Westport Police searched 49-year-old Wayne Cinquini's Main Road home on September 17, turning up nearly 300 rifles, pistols and shotguns, hundreds of thousands of rounds of ammunition, and about 50 pounds of gun powder

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Mills, Howard, Couture/Westport Police
Mills, Howard, Couture/Westport Police

Three Arrrested After Westport Break-In

Westport Police arrest three people in connection with a break-in and copper theft.

An off-duty firefighter happened to notice a car pull up to a home listed for sale on Sanford Road Friday afternoon, and saw two men, one with a backpack, walk to the rear of the property

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Mattapoisett Looks To Move Forward With Longer Bike Path

Within a few years, the entire Southcoast of Massachusetts will be completely connected with bike riders in mind.

Eleven towns and cities are participating in the South Coast Bikeway project, with many planning phases nearing completion

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Monday afternoon fire caused $150,000 in damage to home at 96 Charlotte White Rd. Credit: Michael Silvia/WFD
Monday afternoon fire caused $150,000 in damage to home at 96 Charlotte White Rd. Credit: Michael Silvia/WFD

Westport Fire Causes $150,000 In Damage

A fire in Westport Monday afternoon caused over $150,000 in damages.

Fire Captain Michael Silvia says a passerby noticed the fire at 96 Charlotte White Road around 12:15 p.m. and alerted the home's owner who was sleeping inside

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Arruda (left), Cordeiro (right), Westport Police
Arruda (left), Cordeiro (right), Westport Police

Two Arrested In Connection With ‘Sailors Valentines’ Theft

Westport Police have arrested two men in connection to the missing art pieces taken from a local restaurant.

The break-in to Marguerite's Restaurant on Main Road took place August 15, where over $15,000 worth of art work known as "Sailors Valentines

Sailors Valentines/Westport Police
Sailors Valentines/Westport Police

Reward Offered For Capture And Conviction Of Westport Art Thief

Westport Police are investigating an apparent art theft that occurred in the town last week.

The theft was reported at Marguerite's Restaurant on Main Road Friday morning, after the staff there noticed eleven "Sailors Valentines" that were on display had disappeared

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EEE Detected In Wesport

EEE has been detected in Westport.

The town's Board of Health said Wednesday that state officials discovered the virus in testing of a species of mosquito called Culiseta Melanura, which feeds almost exclusively on birds

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everystockphoto.com

Statewide Boating And Fishing Improvements Have Local Impact

If you're a boat owner in the area, you may have noticed some improvements in several communities. The state Department of Energy and Environmental Affairs has invested $2.2 million for fixing or replacing boat ramps and docks throughout the state

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Andrew Augustus/WPRO
Andrew Augustus/WPRO

Police: Murder-Suicide In Pawtucket Apartment

Pawtucket police say a Massachusetts man shot his way into an apartment in the city, killed the resident and then shot and killed himself.

Maj. Arthur Martins tells The Providence Journal that 43-year-old Robert Amado, of Carver, Massachusetts, attacked 45-year-old Timothy Robillard on Monday night after spying through the man's bedroom window

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