South Coast, MA

With the basic needs of food and drink taken care of, visitors to Westport have the arts to enjoy. Poetry readings, music, and children’s story-time programs are complemented by galleries devoted to fine art. Read more

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South Coast Place Name Pop Quiz

Here in the South Coast, we are surrounded by place names that are brimming with history. Test your historical knowledge with this quiz of familiar place names. Read more

Apr 25, 2017 9:24 PM Coastal Mags

The twenty-first century has celebrated its sweet sixteen – a coming-of-age and a time to look back on how the South Coast has grown in a rapidly-changing world. Read more

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For every $100 you spend at locally owned businesses, $68 will stay in the community. What happens when you spend that same $100 at a national chain? Only $43 stays in the community.* Read more

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Here are some inexpensive South Coast venues where you can take advantage of the summer's long evenings and their comfortable temperatures and reddening skies. Read more

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For twenty years, the South Coast Insider has worked to capture the uniqueness of the place where we live. Many don’t realize that this magazine was among the first to adopt the regional name... Read more

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Sometimes, we just need reminders. Now go out and make the best of it, take a walk and soak it up. See what you all too often have missed. Read more

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One of the biggest surprises was the success of the region’s branding as “South Coast.” ...But the label stuck thanks to the acceptance by the hospital chain, TV weather forecasters, various regional initiatives, and this very publication. Read more

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In less than twenty years, the South Coast had become a polyglot region, a real melting-pot like New York City, more aligned with Providence than Boston. Read more

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“If South Coast Rail is truly twenty years away, ...Our outlook is good, but more and more, we are looking to Providence as our partner rather than Boston." Read more

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Fortunately, some of the local history has been preserved in the pages of books (or frozen in electronic fonts in eBooks). As the trees change color and fall, grab some local books and flip through the pages. Read more

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September Insider

The September Issue of the South Coast Insider is out - pick it up at one of the usual locations or read it online now! Read more

Aug 22, 2015 12:00 AM Coastal Mags

Planning for our future economy or trying to hit a moving target. --A regional planner might start with the population, predict how many people will be born, how many will die, how many will move into the region, and how many will move out. Read more

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To develop and define a regional awareness and identity for the South Coast by chronicling current trends, issues and developments in the social, commercial, political and cultural life of this unique corner of New E Read more








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