Expiring state policies slow solar development
Municipalities looking to bring new solar projects online are running into roadblocks as state policy struggles to keep up with renewable energy goals.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Cape Cod Times
Westport author was hand-picked to pen Mailer biography
When Fall River-born J. Michael Lennon was a student at Somerset High School in the late 1950s, he fell in love with the writings of longtime Cape resident and acclaimed author Norman Mailer.
Fall River bio lab could herald future of SouthCoast economy
For the struggling SouthCoast economy, it's the ultimate chicken-or-egg question.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Fairhaven charge Westport man with stealing copper piping in Fairhaven
Fairhaven police arrested William Lewis, 25, of Sodom Road, Westport Wednesday and charged him with cutting and removing copper piping from a house on Sconticut Neck Road in Fairhaven.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Westport students to take part in Hour of Code
The power of coding is bubbling up in some quarters in SouthCoast, with students gearing up for an Hour of Code at local colleges.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Westport grants controversial liquor license
After an hour-long public hearing, selectmen voted unanimously Monday to allow a Sanford Road convenience store to sell beer and wine.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Old churches get makeovers as homes
Some would knock on the door, like the unstable man who claimed he was Satan and had come to kill Jesus.
Adaptive reuse: Old churches remodeled into homes, offices, nightclubs
Alyn Carlson of Westport, Massachusetts, remodeled this nondenominational church from the early 20th century into a 4,000-square-foot home where she and her husband raised three children.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Clements' Market Buys Part of Family-Owned Westport Store
Clements' Market operator Tracy Anthony has purchased the grocery section of Lees' Market in Westport, MA, reports The Portsmouth Times .
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Lauren Daley - BookLovers: Lees made its mark in books
Every year from kindergarten to fifth grade, my class participated in the Lees Market Easter egg and Halloween art contests.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Police News On SouthCoastToday.Com
A Nov. 22 story by Standard-Times police beat reporter Curt Brown detailed the investigation of a Dartmouth Police Department sergeant who has been placed on paid administrative leave while the subject of an internal investigation by the department.
DEP keeps pressing Westport on THM levels in town water
With the state Department of Environmental Protection forcing the town to act on resolving its contaminated water supply problems, the Westport Board of Selectmen pored over their options at their last meeting.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Newport Manners & Etiquette: The Perfect LBD for the Holidays
The LBD is the perfect dress for holiday parties. Gift giving etiquette for the holidays, weddings and funerals.
Milton C. Breault
Milton C. Breault, 84, of New Bedford, died December 3, 2013, peacefully at The Oaks Nursing Home after a period of declining health.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Teen charged with assault in Westport
The young man displayed a knife during an altercation and broke a mirrored door in the house, police said.
Westport man faces drug and weapon charges
A local man faces a variety of drug and weapon charges, after police found dangerous weapons, along with marijuana and prescription drugs, during a search of his home.
Westport man faces domestic assault charge
Police arrested a 43-year-old resident on a charge of domestic assault and battery after responding to a 9-1-1 call Saturday.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Westport to ask for more time for water treatment plant
Westport is exploring ways to avoid borrowing $862,000 that Town Meeting voters approved earlier this month to build a water treatment facility as ordered by the DEP.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Lloyd Center For the Environment: "Over the River and Through the Woods History Hike," 9 a.m.-noon Nov. 30. Guided walk through Hardscrabble Nature Preserve.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Agricultural restriction approved for Division Road farm land
Selectmen approved an agricultural restriction on the property located at 913 Division Road at their last meeting, clearing the way for voter endorsement at the next Town Meeting.