• westport Jan 13

    Westport Man Accused of Assaulting Adopted Infant Son

    Authorities have arrested a 32-year-old Westport, Massachusetts man for allegedly assaulting his two-month-old adopted son in an incident caught on camera. According to Westport police, Stephen Kegyes was arrested Tuesday and charged with three counts of permitting injury to a child, two counts of strangulation and one count of assault and battery on a child with injury. Police were alerted…

  • TikTok Oct 19, 2020

    Westport Man Shows Off His Long Thumb on TikTok

    A local man has found a way to stand out on TikTok.

  • westport Sep 14, 2020

    10-Year-Old Girl Who Died in Mass. Crash Is Identified

    The 10-year-old girl who died after a three-car crash in Westport, Massachusetts, early Sunday morning has been identified by authorities as Anilda Ribeiro. Ribeiro and her 9-year-old sister were both rushed to the hospital after the second of two serious crashes within hours near the Rhode Island border. Ribeiro was pronounced dead at St. Anne’s Hospital in Fall River early Monday...

  • westport Sep 13, 2020

    Girl Dead in Pile-Up in Mass. Hours After Another Serious Crash

    A 10-year-old girl has died after a three-car crash in Westport, Massachusetts, early Sunday morning that sent a total of seven people to nearby hospitals, authorities said. It was the second of two serious crashes in the town on the Rhode Island border within hours. Around 2:15 a.m., Westport police received “several frantic 911 calls” about a crash at the…

  • Massachusetts Sep 13, 2020

    10-Year-Old Girl Killed in Westport Crash

    A 10-year-old girl died and several other people including at least one other child were injured in a three-vehicle crash early Sunday morning in Westport, authorities said. The crash occurred just after 2 a.m. on Route 6 near the Route 88 interchange, according to a statement from the Bristol district attorney’s office.

  • Boat crash Jun 25, 2020

    Several Hurt in Westport Boat Crash

    Five people under the age of 24 were injured when a boat ran aground in Westport, Massachusetts on Wednesday night, according to officials. The people on the boat ranged in age from 14 to 24 years old. Two were transported to Rhode Island Trauma Center — one by helicopter — and three others were transported to local hospitals. Three were…

  • Massachusetts Jun 21, 2020

    Several People Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash Involving Dump Truck in Westport

    Several people were transported to local hospitals after a multi-vehicle crash involving a dump truck Saturday morning in Westport, Massachusetts. Westport police responded to the intersection of Route 88 and Hixbridge Road after receiving multiple 911 calls reporting a crash just before 11 a.m. Police say preliminary reports indicated several people had been injured and they were entrapped in their…

  • Massachusetts State Police Jan 29, 2020

    Records: Ex-Trooper Went on Cruise, Claimed to Be at Work

    A recently retired Massachusetts police lieutenant claimed to be at work when he was actually on a cruise in Bermuda, court documents show. David Andrade, 47, of Westport, pleaded not guilty to charges including larceny over $1,200 and a public employee standards of conduct violation in Bristol County Superior Court, the Boston Herald reported Tuesday. The former state police lieutenant…

  • Massachusetts Jan 15, 2020

    You Can Get 2 Classic Diners for Free — With a Catch

    Quentin Sanford Jr. and his family had a dream — a dream of building a large, old-style diner on their family’s 71 acres off Route 88 in Westport, Massachusetts, adjacent to where their family-run Handy Hill Creamery has been enjoyed by beach-goers for nearly half a century. “We thought it would be a wonderful way to go year-round with the…

  • Open House Jan 13, 2020

    A Nantucket-Style Waterfront Estate in Westport

    We’re in Westport, Connecticut for a look at an impressive Nantucket-style estate right on the Long Island Sound. Sited on seven acres, this warm and inviting property features unobstructed views from every room in the house. This is the perfect place to entertain on a grand scale – inside or out – on one of its many terraces. It also…

  • westport Jan 6, 2020

    Westport Stabbing Appears to be Random Attack: Police

    A stabbing that seriously injured a woman in Westport Monday appears to be a random attack, according to police. Police said were called to the parking lot of 1137 Post Road East for the stabbing around 1:06 p.m. When they arrived they found the 33-year-old victim with multiple stab wounds. She was taken to Norwalk Hospital for further treatment where…

  • Massachusetts Nov 18, 2019

    RI Driver Involved in Fatal Weekend Crash Appears in Court

    A Rhode Island man charged with being drunk when he crashed his car over the weekend, killing his passenger, has appeared in court. Patrick Carson, of Newport, remained free on $50,000 bond after his arraignment Monday on charges including driving under the influence, death resulting.

  • Massachusetts Nov 17, 2019

    Police Release Name of 22-Year-Old Woman Killed in Crash

    Police have released the identity of a female passenger who was killed in a crash that resulted in drunken driving charges for the driver.

  • Norwalk Aug 20, 2019

    Nude Sunbathing at Popular Beach Ends in Woman's Arrest: Police

    A 28-year-old Norwalk woman is accused of removing her bathing suit at Compo Beach in Westport.

  • Boston Jul 2, 2019

    Once Again, Mass. Among Last States Without a Budget

    State budget negotiators were continuing closed-door talks Tuesday as Massachusetts again earned the dubious distinction of being among the few U.S. states without a permanent spending plan in place for the new fiscal year. July 1 came and went without the Democratic-controlled Legislature reaching an agreement on a $42.7 billion budget. A six-member panel led by Sen. Michael Rodrigues, of...

  • Massachusetts Jun 23, 2019

    Motorcyclist Dead After Crash in Westport

    A motorcyclist in Westport, Massachusetts was pronounced dead early this morning after a collision with a pickup truck driver. The crash happened on American Legion Highway, which is Route 177, and Tickle Road.

  • Massachusetts Jun 23, 2019

    Motorcyclist Dead After Crash in Westport

    A motorcyclist in Westport, Massachusetts was pronounced dead early this morning after a collision with a pickup truck driver. The crash happened on American Legion Highway, which is Route 177, and Tickle Road.

  • environment May 14, 2019

    Massachusetts Town Has Approved Fining People Who Pilfer Beach Rocks

    A Massachusetts town is sick of homeowners and businesses raiding its beaches for free landscaping materials. So the coastal community of Westport has approved a town bylaw that would impose a $250 fine on people who take rocks or vegetation from town-owned beaches.

  • Massachusetts Jan 14, 2019

    Westport, Mass. Voters to Decide on Farming of Marijuana

    Voters in Westport, Massachusetts will decide this spring whether to allow farmers to grow marijuana and sell it to dispensaries. The Herald News reports that selectmen agreed to include the issue on the May town meeting agenda.

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