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Selectmen hazy about marijuana's future in Westport

Selectmen expressed confusion, ranging from whether its moratorium until next June would be honored and whether selectmen officially agreed to remove prohibition, which was discussed at a meeting last summer. WESTPORT - In recent months the town has been no stranger to controversy when it comes to t

HERALD NEWS - 2017-11-18 19:36:00

Westport United Congregational Church to explore meaning of Christmas

WESTPORT - Westport United Congregational Church, 500 American Legion Highway, will be hosting coffee and conversation during the Advent Season. Discover "whose birthday is it anyway" and the meaning of Christmas traditions and learn about the history of the Advent wreath and the lighting of the can

HERALD NEWS - 2017-11-17 18:48:09

Our View: Westport wins with conservation efforts

For decades, the joke about Westport was that cows outnumbered people in that town. That isn't true anymore, and it hasn't been true for some time, but if Westport can't save the farmers, it can at least save the farmland and the open space. Monday night, Westport selectmen approved two conservation

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'Be a Santa to a Senior' program provides comfort and cheer

While many seniors enjoy being able to live independently, the holidays can be a difficult time for those who are unable to spend them with friends or loved ones. In fact, isolated seniors are at greater risk for loneliness, anxiety and depression. That is why the local Home Instead Senior Care offi

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-11-19 08:01:00

21 Rhode Island children adopted on National Adoption Day

@cleshnerabc6 PROVIDENCE (WLNE) -- Twenty one Rhode Island children were officially given new homes today on the 14th annual national adoption day. It's the happiest day of the year in family court, when children in need of a loving home are legally adopted. It's with a simple signature that 13 yea

ABC6.COM - 2017-11-19 01:36:00

Starck said that removing the top levels and repairing the bottom two would be one solution.

FALL RIVER - Members of the Fall River Redevelopment Authority received bad news on Wednesday with an engineering report that shows the top two tiers of the Third Street parking garage have been compromised beyond repair likely from faulty construction and years of little to no maintenance. City Ins

HERALD NEWS - 2017-11-18 18:54:00

Jack Spillane: At Bonneau Court, the road ahead is a steep one

"Lady Vee" looked through the chain link fence at the back of her ramshackle triple-decker and it was like she could not believe her eyes. "The mayor in my backyard!" she said. "This is one of the 'hoodest, most crime-infested neighborhoods!" She had never seen another mayor walking down Beetle Stre

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-11-19 01:08:49

Hunger Heroes volunteers prepare 1,000 Thanksgiving meals in one afternoon

NEW BEDFORD - The United Way's Hunger Heroes Project went off without a hitch Saturday at the Dennison Memorial Community Center as a crowd of volunteers packed Thanksgiving dinners for 1,000 families. Michelle Hantman, CEO and President of the United Way of Greater New Bedford, said that the event

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-11-18 22:20:04

Local woman has baby hours after finding out she is pregnant

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Most women have nine months to prepare for a new baby. 27-year-old Mackenzie Aiello had less than 12 hours. "I didn't, complete shock. I didn't know, think I was having a baby until he actually came out of me," says Mackenzie. "I just carried a baby for nine months and had no

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Milburn visits schools to discuss story

After the completion of "Flying Plates," the Daily Times' featured serial this year, author Frances Milburn visited several local schools to share her experience writing the story. Milburn spoke at Douglas, St. Henry, Riverside Middle School, John Hustis Elementary in Hustisford, Johnson Creek Eleme

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Man arrested for OWI with 11-year-old in car

WEST BEND, Wis. (CBS 58) -- On Thursday, November 16 around 6:26 p.m., a West Bend Officer stopped a car for a traffic violation. The 39-year-old driver from Kewaskum showed signs that he had been drinking and failed a standardized field sobriety tests. The man blew a .15%. The man had his 11-year

CBS 58

New hires, promotions at Wisconsin companies

Derse promoted Todd Sussman to vice president, creative; Russ Fowler to vice president, marketing environments; and hired Dan Loaskie as a divisional vice president and Julia Haas as marketing director. Epic Creative, West Bend, hired Cody Jaeger as digital media coordinator, Amanda Hermsen as proje

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Bridge jump survivor speaks at Hustisford

HUSTISFORD -- Kevin Hines, who is bipolar, attempted to end his life, by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge when he was 19. Hines, 36, now a suicide prevention advocate, spoke to nearly 100 people at Hustisford High School Wednesday evening. When Hines was in high school, he started hearing voices.

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Lebanon school to hold craft fair, bake sale

LEBANON -- The Lebanon Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization will hold a silent auction in conjunction with its sixth annual Deer Widows Craft/Vendor and Bake Sale Saturday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Lebanon Elementary School gym, located at the corner of county highways O and R in Lebanon. I

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-17 17:48:00

Accused drunken driver compares police to Nazis

An accused drunken driver charged with running over a woman compared to police to Nazis, but that's not the most stunning statement the driver is accused of making during his arrest. Muskego police responded quickly to Lannon Road in Muskego after a witness called 911 to say a suspected drunken driv

WISN - 2017-11-18 00:16:00

Eatery given Blue Zones approval

JUNEAU -- Barrel House Saloon and Eatery held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate its designation as a Blue Zones Project approved restaurant. Blue Zones Project is a community-led well-being improvement initiative designed to make healthier choices easier by encouraging simple changes to environ

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-17 17:50:00

Show Low Senior Center menu

The Show Low Senior Center, 301 E. McNeil, Show Low, offers lunch Monday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Menu is subject to change due to availability of food items. Cost is $7 and includes beverage, salad, entree, and dessert. Reservations are recommended at least one day in advance.

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Show Low library classes offered

SHOW LOW - The Show Low Public Library offers free classes in the library computer lab. Class sizes are limited and registration is required. To register for one or all of the classes, call 928-532-4065. If no one answers, leave a message with your name, phone number and title of the class. The foll

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Register for Kid's Night Out set for Dec. 15

SHOW LOW - Parents, want a free night to run errands, have a special date or some time for yourselves? The city of Show Low will entertain your kids, ages 5-11, Friday, Dec. 15, at Kid's Night Out, which features a dinner and movie or games from 6-9 p.m. at the Show Low City Campus Teen Center, 620

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Shop local at 'Shop Small Saturday' Nov. 25

SHOW LOW - Check out the fantastic retail shops and restaurants in downtown Show Low and participate in an interactive poker run for prizes Nov. 25 at the third annual Shop Small Saturday Downtown Merchant Poker Run. Show Low Main Street sponsors this fun way for shoppers to shop "local" and patroni

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