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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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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

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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America’s Oldest Land Trust Launches Farmer’s Market

The Trustees of Reservations, the nation's oldest land trust, has announced the June 14 opening of the Westport Farmer's Market, at the historic Westport Town Farm located at 830 Drift Rd.

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Westport Facebook

Police: Man Stole And Sold Neighbors’ Vehicles For Scrap

Westport Police say a Crane Avenue resident stole his neighbors' cars and then sold them for scrap.

According to the Standard Times, 28-year-old Nathan Moniz was arrested Monday after police were able to track down two of the three stolen vehicles at a Tiverton auto parts yard

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Frank Hobbs and Melissa Tavares/Westport Police

Westport Police Arrest Four on Drug Charges

Four people are arrested after a drug bust in Westport.

On Friday, Westport Police executed a search warrant at a Senechal Street home, turning up Oxycodone, Clonazepam, $1,000 in cash, a digital scale, and cell phones

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Steve Lopes/Facebook

Westport Firefighter, Local Comedian Remains Hospitalized

A Westport firefighter remains hospitalized after tumbling 30 feet off a roof Thursday night.

According to EastBayRI.com, volunteer firefighter Steven Lopes has been upgraded to serious condition from critical, after falling f

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Westport Police
Westport Police

Weed Operation Busted In Westport

A six-week investigation in Westport leads to the bust of a weed operation.

Westport Police say they were conducting surveillance when they witnessed 47-year-old James Robert Jacobs of Davis Road in Westport distribute a large amount of marijuana to a female, who then drove off

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Photo: Fall River Police

Fall River Man Declared “Dangerous” After Arrest On Weapons Charges

 

A Fall River man has been declared "dangerous" and will be held for without bail for the next three months.  

Roberto Rodriquez, 29, was arrested this month after police found a cache of weapons and ammunition in a Westport storage facility that had caught fire

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